New Brunswick

  • At the recent annual director's meeting held in New Brunswick, N.J., Robert J. Hughes Sr., chairman of James Hughes, Inc., and William J. Hughes Sr., chairman of Hughes Bros., Inc., announced new appointments in the family-held marine businesses. The meeting also commemorated the 90th anniversary of the Hughes Barge Line, founded in 1894.

    The Hughes roots go back to Michael Hughes, a barge builder, who arrived in New York in 1843 and relocated to New Brunswick in 1862. His son, James Hughes Sr., worked in his father's shipyard and in 1894 began to operate barges on the Delaware and Raritan Canal, transporting coal from Pennsylvania to New York. In 1910, with his barge and tug fleet growing, he opened an office in New York City.

    His son, James Hughes Jr., expanded tbe business from canal to coastwise transportation, representing the third generation of the family. Known in marine circles as "The Captain," he led the business until his death in 1949. James Hughes, Inc. was incorporatecd in 1934, and became an iCC-certified water carrier in 1944. His three sons, Bill, Bob, and Jim (the latter died in 1965), joined the firm in the 1930s. With expanding business they set up the separate corporation of Hughes Bros., Inc. in 1945 to handle chartering and sales activities under the slogan "Clearing House for Marine Difficulties." The Hughes organization continued to expand, operating and renting their fleet of barges, transporting oversize objects by tug and barge, and providing or selling all types of floating equipment and molded Uniroyal marine fenders through its Sales Department. Bob Hughes Sr. is widely known throughout the industry, having formerly served as chairman of The American Waterways Operators, Inc. Bill Hughes has long been active in the Moles and the Whitehall Club, of which he served as president.

    While remaining as chairmen and chief executive officers of the two family firms, the Hughes brothers have revived a tradition observed for many years of rotating annually the presidency of the corporations.

    Accordingly, they have named for the current year, fifth-generation family members—William J.

    Hughes Jr. as president of Hughes Bros., Inc.; Robert J. Hughes Jr.

    as president of James Hughes, Inc.; and Joseph W. Hughes as vice president of both companies.

  • T-AO-187 Class, is being installed aboard six Canadian patrol frigates, the first of which is nearing completion at Saint Johns Shipbuilding Ltd., New Brunswick, Canada. On December 31, 1988, new regulations (Annex V to Marpol 73/78) will become effective internationally internationally, which will

  • . Subsequent to his service at Newport News, Mr. Baumler served as vice president-operations at Saint Johns Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company, New Brunswick, Canada; vice president, ship construction, at Sea-Land Service, Inc., Elizabeth, N.J.; and most recently as president of Tampa Shipyards Inc

  • Ralph B. Murray has been appointed executive director of the Saint John Port Development Commission in New Brunswick, Canada, succeeding Murray McCavour, who has retired. The appointment was announced by Commission chairman Hugh McLellan. Mr. Murray has spent 34 years in the marine industry in

  • Marinette, Wise., Mr. Snyders led an organization which recently delivered 14 vessels ahead of schedule and under budget. As construction manager with Newport News Shipbuilding of Virginia, Mr. Snyders organized a workforce of more than 1,500 tradesmen for the successful construction of five nuclear-powered

  • Saint John Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Company, Ltd., in New Brunswick, Canada, has chosen AUTOKON and AUTOFIT as its CAD/CAM systems for carrying out the big Canadian Navy Frigate Program contract. The Saint John yard has been awarded prime contractor responsibility for the detailed design, procurement

  • the sale of a triad of shipyard production planning and cost/schedule control systems to Saint John Shipbuilding & Drydock Company in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. The three systems have been implemented on a PRIME minicomputer and include WORK-PAC (labor), MAT-PAC (material) and PERT-PAC

  • . Delivery is scheduled for mid-1983. One of the semis, an Aker H-3.2, is to be built by Saint John Ship Building and Dry Dock Co., New Brunswick. The other, an enhanced Pacesetter, will be constructed in Norway by Framnaes. A further semisubmersible order at the Canadian yard could also

  • n d i n g Caribbean services. Concorde recently added two more vessels and commenced containership service from New York, Baltimore, and St. John, New Brunswick to Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, and Trinidad. These two new ships are in addition to the three RO/RO vessels operating out of Miami to

  • Omnipure, a division of Sigma- Chapman, Inc., Houston, Texas, exceeding $1.3 million to design and build Marine Sanitation Devices (MSD) for six new patrol frigates of the Canadian Navy, according to Leonard Langeland, Omnipure president. "These particular MSD units," said Mr. Langeland, "will

  • Ltd. of Montreal; Marine Industries Ltd. of Montreal; Paramax Electronics Inc. of Montreal; and St. Johns Shipbuilding, St. Johns, New Brunswick. At present, the Canadian government is in the process of evaluating submarine designs for the 10- to 12- vessel project. So far, the British Trafa

  • Saint John Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Ltd., Saint John, New Brunswick, which was selected by the Canadian Government as one of two finalists in the Canadian Patrol Frigate program, has announced the principal members of its team who will participate in the program's contract definition

  • MT Apr-19#3rd Cover  M-series “mini” 
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    ACOUSTIC MODEMS reliable data transmissions even in adverse conditions, cus- tomizable R-series modems, light and compact M-series “mini” modems, new S2CM - HS high-speed modem, special editions for developers, S2C communication and positioning emulator - remote access or standalone device - range:

  • MT Apr-19#60  product line 
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response)
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    & instrumentation, and the http://deepwaterbuoyancy.com cations, it specializes in deepwater, pro- viding solutions to depths product line improves and new items are added in response to market conditions, changing technology, and customer requirements. In addition of 6000 meters and beyond. In 2013

  • MT Apr-19#59  cables, mobile A-frames in  in New Orleans, La., with locations)
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    includes winches with trial and oil and gas industries. Based turer of custom-built Launch and Recov- a variety of cables, mobile A-frames in in New Orleans, La., with locations in ery Systems (LARS). Its LARS product various sizes, vortex side-poles, mobile Houma, La., and Houston, Texas. DCL

  • MT Apr-19#57  le excavation and ar-
energy, renewables, environmental  cheological)
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    systems were developed in-house BIRNS lighting systems were used and are now used worldwide in offshore in high pro? le excavation and ar- energy, renewables, environmental cheological projects, from the Ti- monitoring, mapping, archaeology and tanic to what was at the time the for collecting evidence

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    . ROS’ custom produces a complete line of hazardous product development partnerships with area and subsea video systems. In addi- SubC Imaging, located in Newfound- leading ROV manufacturers foster new tion to product development, manufac- land and Labrador, Canada creates un- product designs in deep water

  • MT Apr-19#54 , air temperature and  of new discoveries.
barometric)
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    with a meteorological sen- scientists to expand our understanding of our ocean in search sor recording wind speed and direction, air temperature and of new discoveries. barometric pressure. This meteorological data will be used to estimate sea state and performance of the acoustic system un- der different

  • MT Apr-19#53  consistent with displacement 
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    Compared with historical data collected over centuries, this year suggest seismic motion was consistent with displacement new information will help scientists better predict geologic at the full convergence rate. From the results of his missions, activity. Dr. Chadwell concluded the Wave Gliders have

  • MT Apr-19#52  monitor and measure the ocean. New  Dr. David Chadwell of)
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    to foster collaborative work toward Several recent sea? oor geodesy projects have been led by improving our ability to monitor and measure the ocean. New Dr. David Chadwell of Scripps Institution of Oceanography. technologies, in particular the emerging industry of unmanned In 2016 and 2017, he and

  • MT Apr-19#46 , the local power  vogue, and new ?  oating turbine designs)
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    gap between their of installed power by 2030 from less than 500 MW today. It’s in technology pilots and market introduction, the local power vogue, and new ? oating turbine designs are being developed by company will offer a grid connected to the island test center ? xed wind heavyweights and ? oating

  • MT Apr-19#45  at the Center, the Norwe-
new, customized cable designs)
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    an expected stream of startups. power cables, Unitech is also in negotiations with clients for By pumping cash into innovation at the Center, the Norwe- new, customized cable designs and installation technology. gian government will offer would-be wind suppliers from “Our business plan is based on this

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To “catapult” a new wind supply chain into)
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    wind park’s power requirements. The custom cable mounts better “distributed.” onto, moves aboard and, if desired, spools directly from a To “catapult” a new wind supply chain into the fore, Norway modi? ed offshore vessel or new-build design. is inviting supply chain hopefuls from around the world to an

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    The making of a (supply chain) star Wind is “the tech of choice,” the International Energy Agency said recently, just as a new report by the University of Delaware outlined the opportunity in U.S. of shore wind: 5,000 miles of of shore cabling and 1,700 turbines, it turns out, are bundled into current

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    surged ahead, if mostly in the dredging of coastal zones. Earli- to makers of hybrid vehicles, mobile telephones, computers, er out than Norway, Papua New Guinea, Japan and the Cooke etc. That’s why the company, in 2017, secured exclusive rights Islands have created rules to govern this nascent industry

  • MT Apr-19#38  them, organizers heralded the news that Swire Sea-
copy (LIBS))
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    to surface. The EVA HROV also uses advanced survey work. mineralogical sensors, or Laser Induced Breakdown Spectros- Among them, organizers heralded the news that Swire Sea- copy (LIBS), to analyze the seabed or minerals being lifted. bed had just acquired a HUGIN AUV from Kongsberg Mar- In all, INESC TEC

  • MT Apr-19#37  underwater vehicles 
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    are sure signs that underwater mining is the next big market for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV), remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV) and new “drones” called HROV, DART or TURTLE. Among the indicators is the involvement of mining companies, governments, rich subsea players and a Dutch dredging

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    the survey, it saw very little hire a sensor, integrate it and away you go. There’s so much drift,” says Ward. The vehicle was also successfully trialed new survey technology being developed at the moment, so we multiple times, autonomously docking into its subsea garage. wanted to make sure we could use

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    payload. The company’s vision is for its HAUVs to operate in? eld Modus’ background is in subsea trenching services. When at offshore oil and gas and renewables sites, including wind the company was looking to invest in new technology, it felt farms, independent of service vessels. This could be via a

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    there are a growing number of companies who are pressing to enable vehicle delivery to site ef? ciently and safely. ahead, laser focused on innovating new business models and The customer base in oil and gas has sent clear signals to technology to truly ful? ll customer needs. Image: Houston Mechatronics

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    to site and a way to in- adoption in oil and gas is to offer convenient risk reduction. teract with customer facilities during inspection with limited New technology must be more cost ef? cient but must not in- surface support. These requirements drove the development of troduce any new risk to the operator’s

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    Science Foundation, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, NOAA and the Department of Commerce. Marine MammalsOffshore Renewable In mid-April, the University of Cali- Energies fornia Press will release Harvell’s new book, “Ocean Outbreak: Confronting the Rising Tide of

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    time plentiful in nearshore immune, as the disease has affected mosphere is likely a major factor. waters, the sun? ower sea stars right the shores from New Jersey up to New “The heat wave in the oceans – a now cannot be found off the California England. Diego Montecino-Latorre, a product of increasing

  • MT Apr-19#21  hired to design and build the new Gov-
ernor Mario M. Cuomo)
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    Fluor Enterprises, Inc., American Bridge Company, Granite Con- struction Northeast, Inc., and Traylor Bros., Inc. – that was hired to design and build the new Gov- ernor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, one of the largest single design-build contracts for a bridge project in the United States. The project was started

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    eye view’ DURING INTEGRATION Andrew Teese, a machine operator COST-EFFECTIVE with the International Union of Oper- NAVIGATION CORE ating Engineers 825 in New York, said using Trimble’s positioning equip- IDEAL WHERE ment has been a signi? cant advance- SPACE IS AT A ment compared to conventional ‘hunt- PREMIUM