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  • The Captain Ben Moore is the third in a series of 65-foot aluminum catamarans built by Derecktor and powered by BAE Systems hybrid technology.

    The vessel was built for Harbor Harvest, a Norwalk, CT, based company set on changing the way fresh produce and foods are transported around metro areas. The forward-thinking vessel will carry goods from regional family farms across Long Island Sound, relieving traffic congestion and reducing emissions. The vessel has a top speed of 15 knots and boasts 300 square feet of open cargo space, 100 square feet of covered space and 140 square feet of walk-in refrigerated space. Total capacity is an impressive 12,000 pounds of cargo, equaling three to five full truckloads.

    Today, the federal government is finally giving the issue more than lip service. With freight levels expected to increase by more than 40% over the coming decades (Marad projections), a series of 2019 Marad grants saw $6.8 million awarded for three shortsea projects. $1.8 million went to Harbor Harvest and its newly launched service linking Long Island with southern Connecticut (circumventing the worsening I-95 and I-495 snarl in the NYC metro area).

    Shortsea shipping expert Bob Kunkel and his nascent Harbor Harvest operation envision collaboration with trucking companies to obviate the metro area highway bottleneck delays. Harbor Harvest benefits from a subtle but important change in criteria necessary to obtain designation as a Marine Highway; services hauling palletized or individually packaged cargo are now eligible. This broadened mandate comes as transport paradigms for local distribution are shifting, with greater emphasis on the ‘last mile’ delivery.

    This article first appeared in the AUGUST 2019 MN100 print edition of MarineNews magazine.

  • Marine systems manufacturer Jered Brown Brothers has leased a vacant 44,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Brunswick, Ga., in order to accommodate its growing marine equipment business and to expand its capabilities in the manufacture of large structural fabrications and hydraulic assemblies.

  • Avondale Industries, Inc. recently announced that its Boat Division has been appointed the U.S. licensee for the API-88 amphibious hovercraft. The API-88 is a high-speed passenger hovercraft and freightcarrying air-cushioned vehicle designed by the British Hovercraft Corporation. The vessel has

  • Avondale Industries Inc., New Orleans, La., was recently awarded a $319-million contract by the U.S. Navy to construct three T-AO-187 Class fleet oilers. Each of the Henry J. Kaiser Class oilers will have a displacement of 40,700 tons, length of 677-1/2 feet, and beam of 97-1/2 feet. According to

  • Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain.In the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis point. Congestion at the big hub ports, exacerbated by imperfect intermodal interfaces with surface transport serving cargo hinterlands is at the heart of the matter. As politicians

  • Marine Highways Gain Traction in the Intermodal Supply Chain.In the United States, landside infrastructure is at a crisis point. Congestion at the big hub ports, exacerbated by imperfect intermodal interfaces with surface transport serving cargo hinterlands is at the heart of the matter. As politicians

  • with a multitude of yards and long experience building  hundreds of yachts, workboats and military craft. Its shipyards today include:• Robert E. Derecktor: The company headquarters located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Mamaroneck, NY, and the original Derecktor yard. Today, the site remains as the company’s

  • DOF Subsea, together with subsea technology companies Sonardyne, 2G Robotics and Seatronics (an Acteon company), successfully demonstrated a new underwater surveying technique in December that could significantly shorten the time needed to map underwater structures and offshore sites.    Representatives

  • "Is the small passenger vessel industry still a growth market?" This is an interesting question and it could be posed by prospective boat owners and their lenders, commercial developers, municipalities, tour and charter brokers, and certainly, by shipbuilders. As one of the leading builders of these

  • the first of two such ferries that will carry 250 passengers and 35 cars at 32 knots. The Fairweather will be delivered in N.Y. Waterways serves the New York metro area with 45 ferries including two new ones supplied in 2003 by Allen Marine. Inc., Sitka, Alaska. The company now averages 65,000 riders

  • Avondale Industries, Inc. has been awarded a $23-million contract to enlarge an auxiliary oiler of the AO-177 Class. The award is the result of the Navy exercising an option in the contract Avondale received on July 15, 1988 which provided for jumboizing two oilers with options for two additional

  • Bisso & Son, Inc., to design and construct a new 3,900- hp versatile tug which will be capable of river and harbor work, as well as full ocean service. The tug will be constructed primarily for handling and docking ships in river traffic while retaining the ability to work offshore. Initial detailed

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    This directory section is an editorial feature published in every issue for the convenience of the readers of MARITIME REPORTER. A quick-reference readers’ guide, it includes the names and addresses of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of all types of marine machinery, equipment, supplies and

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    ROSE POINT ECS FLEET SERVICES Rose Point Navigation Systems is moving into the Fleet Management market with the announcement of their next level of product offering called Rose Point ECS Fleet Services. ECS Fleet Services is an optional add-on to Rose Point ECS Update Services. The new set of features

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    P PRODUCTS HEAVY LIFT & DECK MACHINERY timated 390 tons and reach of more than optional 670 HP (500 kW) electric drive Sennebogen SENNEBOGEN will deliver the ? rst 130 feet, the 895 E is the largest material motor. It’s offered with a choice of three of its new 895 E Series model to North handler ever

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    P PRODUCTS HEAVY LIFT & DECK MACHINERY Cimolai Technology Heavy Lift to Assist Shipbuilding Operations Images: Cimolai Technology imolai Technology Spa, the a span of 60 m and height of 60 m and Cimolai Technology Spa has been also lifting platform or used independently Italian company specialized four

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    V VESSELS and the 18th built as part of the teaming USS Delaware (BB 28), which was de- 2013. The submarine was christened by VLCC with New SOx agreement with General Dynamics Elec- livered by Newport News in 1910. Jill Biden, the former Second Lady of Scrubber Delivered tric Boat. More than 10

  • MR Nov-19#78  latest Arctic 
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    Shuttle Tanker On October 6, 2019, a naming and ? ag raising ceremo- ny was held in Vladivostok for Sovcom? ot’s latest Arctic shuttle tanker. The vessel was named after Mikhail Laza- rev, a prominent Russian admiral and explorer known for his discovery of Antarctica. The tanker was ordered by

  • MR Nov-19#77  that cases are handled in the most ap-
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    M MARITIME MEDICAL CREW CARE “Medical care has to be managed by medical professional companies to ensure that cases are handled in the most ap- propriate way, crew members get highest quality of medical care at the most reasonable price. Additional requirements of GDPR put even additional pressure to

  • MR Nov-19#76  competent authority shall  as the population on shore enjoys)
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    M MARITIME MEDICAL CREW CARE Crew Care: Managing Mariner Medical Care By Joe Keefe he competent authority shall as the population on shore enjoys. But, the embarking any mariner, a trusted 2012. There are several key aspects to require that, prior to begin- that’s not always the case. In case of

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    systems (PM-CEMS) to provide accu- rate and reliable measurement of particulate matter from industrial combustion processes in stacks and ducts. The AMETEK Land 4650-PM is an ex- Photo: ExxonMobil tremely stable and accurate low-range par- ticulate matter measurement system designed Mobilgard for

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    E EMISSION REDUCTION TECH FILES Schottel Propulsion for Emission-Free Push Boat The agreement between Wärtsilä and Norsepower will pro- mote the use of Rotor Sails & support sustainable shipping. Wärtsilä, Norsepower Sign Agreement The technology group Wärtsilä and Norsepower, a provider of low maintenance

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    E EMISSION REDUCTION SCRUBBERS Scrubbers: A 360-degree solution for shipowners and the environment By Scott Poulter, founder and CEO, Paci? c Green Technologies s part of the IMO’s com- vessel to LNG would be prohibitively ies being built are super-modern and will The second compelling reason to in- mitme

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    oil.” Steve Herron, GM of Fleet Operations, Chevron Shipping Photo: Chevron and develop. A certain trust has devel- tal regulations adopted by the IMO, and ply with all regulatory requirements Chevron — through the BMA — has the oped between Chevron and the BMA. compliance with the regulations

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    VOICES BORIANA FARRAR, VP, SENIOR CLAIMS EXECUTIVE & COUNSEL, AMERICAN P&I CLUB Boriana enjoys giving back to the community which has sup- ported her throughout her ca- reer, pictured here with Martin Davies, the head of the Admiralty Law Center at her alma mater Tulane Law School, where she recently

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    BORIANA FARRAR, VP, SENIOR CLAIMS EXECUTIVE & COUNSEL, AMERICAN P&I CLUB SCI Mountain Challenge teammates (L to R): Boriana Farrar, Jeanne Grasso and Blythe Daly from WISTA USA. New Jersey chapter for ? ve years.” The more things change … While the progress has been steady, she still While this is a transcenden

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    VOICES BORIANA FARRAR, VP, SENIOR CLAIMS EXECUTIVE & COUNSEL, AMERICAN P&I CLUB Trailblazer Boriana Farrar is a familiar face in maritime circles, the Vice President and Counsel and a Senior Claims Executive and Business Develop- ment Director for the Americas at the Ship Owners Claims Bureau, Inc

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    VOICES NICK BROWN, DIRECTOR OF MARINE AND OFFSHORE, LLOYD’S REGISTER what we believe will be prototype ves- LR research suggests that the cheap- as weather routing but these can only Digitalization has also enabled LR to sels, contracted and constructed in the est zero carbon fuels are going to be go

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    VOICES NICK BROWN, DIRECTOR OF MARINE AND OFFSHORE, LLOYD’S REGISTER 5 minutes with LR’s Nick Brown By Greg Trauthwein “LR research suggests that the cheap- est zero carbon fuels are going to be at least double the price of fuels today.” Nick Brown, Lloyd’s Register Photo: Lloyd’s Register To kick

  • MR Nov-19#63 OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET
for installation)
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    OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET for installation vessels. bon ? ber. There’s been a paradigm shift and ef? ciency, they are far ahead, but curve, Europe and globally.” But, while The prototype system was installed in in the largest players in the industry.” they’re a 120-year-old industry.

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14-meter leg extensions)
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    OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET 14-meter leg extensions to manage off- transport of higher and heavier turbine Delft Offshore Wind Turbine Concept tion between research partners TU Delft, shore sites with deeper water and higher components. (or DOT), in just one hour, using the ? rst TNO, Van

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110MW Changhua wind)
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    OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET 110MW Changhua wind farm in 2020. Both wind farms are currently under construction.” Esteyo’s ELICAN Seajacks concept. UK-based Seajacks has been operating in the off- Source: ALE shore wind business since 2006. Since then, it’s built the Kraken, Leviathan, Hydra

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    OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET key dimensions when installing larger to retro? t a crane, and it really is a head- Some are investing. ? rm. “They can lift all the components turbines; longer blades and heavier na- ache for wind turbine installation vessels Just four years into entering the off-

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    OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET Brave Tern and Bold Tern in port of Esbjerg Source: Fred. Olsen Windcarrier watt (MW) turbines could be available tractors and there are questions over neck in handling these large turbines You really need big machines, bigger in the timeframe of those projects.

  • MR Nov-19#58 OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET
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    OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET Bigger, Bolder, Heavier Europe’s offshore wind market is growing faster than anyone expected, posing a challenge for the existing installation ? eet. By Elaine Maslin hile offshore wind is capacity. Last year, 2.4GW was added ing power into the grid in 2020/21, and