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  • 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.

    The company's new facility—on a 10-acre site in an industrial complex on the Brunswick River—is located adjacent to the Georgia Port Authority's deep-water facilities in Brunswick.

    Brunswick is approximately 75 miles from Savannah to the north and Jacksonville to the south.

    Jered specializes in shipboard equipment for the U.S. Navy, including elevators for aircraft, cargo and weapons, ship steering systems, submarine bow planes, anchor windlasses and specialized handling systems.

    Jered president R.J. (Rick) Edger said the facility will provide his company with needed water shipment capability and floorspace for its marine fabrication work. Besides the new facility, Jered has two other plants in the metro Detroit area with a combined total of 150,000 square feet.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • A $31-million maritime office/ restaurant/retail complex on Dodge Island, Miami, Fla., named "A Seamark at the Port," signals a resurgence of Miami's waterfront development and further expansion of the cruise industry. Development by Miami Seaport Partners, Ltd., a joint venture of Warsham Brothers C

  • The second meeting for the 1981 82 season of the Flagship Section of The American Society of Naval Engineers had a unique format. It was held at a location close to the working place of many members, the Crystal City Marriott, which was also near a metro subway stop for the convenience of other

  • The consolidation of marine industry assets in the U.S. has taken a rather unique twist, as Litton Industries — with a strategy of becoming the marine industry's full-service leader — announced the formation of a new company, the Litton Ship Systems Full Service Center (LSS FSC). Litton, which for years

  • J. Feehan, formerly Group vice president, has been named president and chief executive officer of Brown & Root. Mr. Feehan also was made a member of the board of directors and of the executive committee of Halliburton Company to fill vacancies created by the death of Foster Parker. In addition,

  • MT Apr-19#3rd Cover SMART
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    SMART SUBSEA SOLUTIONS S2C TECHNOLOGY: COMMUNICATION AND TRACKING COMBINED - time, space and cost - saving solutions - low power consumption for autonomous operations - advanced data delivery algorithms, addressing and networking, remotely con? gurable settings - extendable platform with multiple con?

  • MT Apr-19#60  claims to be  components, there are also plastic, com-)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 60

    Products Buoyancy DeepWater Buoyancy’s DeepWater Benthic Lander DeepWater Buoyancy claims to be components, there are also plastic, com- lander is free-fall deployed to the sea- the world’s largest supplier of subsea posite, polyurethane and fabricated met- ? oor to collects data. The product is buoyancy

  • MT Apr-19#59 .  Its portfolio of  ers in the marine, construction, indus-
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 59

    ployment and retrieval. Its portfolio of ers in the marine, construction, indus- Hawboldt Industries Hawboldt is a designer and manufac- rental equipment 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

  • MT Apr-19#57 come one of the principal innovators 
in the subsea)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 57

    come one of the principal innovators in the subsea imaging and measure- ment industry. It is headquartered is in BIRNS, Inc. Kildare, Ireland with of? ces in the U.S., BIRNS started out in the subsea the U.K., China and Australia. industry creating underwater cam- Currently the company is building

  • MT Apr-19#56  manufactured primar-
ily for the oceanographic, nuclear)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 56

    underwater video cameras, lights, rugged pan and tilt positioning systems, video inspection systems and control systems manufactured primar- ily for the oceanographic, nuclear and defense industries. ROS manufacturing Photo: Greg Trauthwein Photo: SIDUS Solutions is a cell-based operation, incorporating

  • MT Apr-19#54  and physical properties of the sea surface. As part  Looking)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 54

    1,700-kilometer mission autonomously collecting ? sheries thus increasing mission ef? ciency. acoustics and physical properties of the sea surface. As part Looking back 20 years, we celebrate the progress and ad- of this multi-vehicle mission under the U.K. NERC/Defra vancements made in ocean observatio

  • MT Apr-19#53  better predict geologic  at the full convergence rate.)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 53

    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 the potential For the sea? oor geodesy

  • MT Apr-19#52 ver the past 20 years, great strides have been made  Sea?)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 52

    ver the past 20 years, great strides have been made Sea? oor geodesy projects are underway across the globe, all in the ability to observe and monitor the worlds’ in pursuit of scienti? c advances that will help us crack the ocean. Just think that less than two decades ago, one code on earthquake and

  • MT Apr-19#46  
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 46

    tech delivers cost savings and Waagen’s Test Center attracts A place to grow Along with the 1,100-square-meter testing and training cen- wind power entrepreneurs, ? oating or marine wind power con- ter backed by The Switch — plus researchers, equipment and tinues to grow. Since Equinor’s launch of a

  • MT Apr-19#45  has  “Norwegian Catapult” or the Test Center — is hoping)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 45

    At least one unnamed wind player (our guess is Equinor) has “Norwegian Catapult” or the Test Center — is hoping to pro- already signed on with Unitech. While they’ve opted for wind duce other Unitechs out of an expected stream of startups. power cables, Unitech is also in negotiations with clients for

  • MT Apr-19#44  maritime  tween wind turbines. The spooling system can also)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 44

    n Europe, where offshore turbines heavily dot maritime tween wind turbines. The spooling system can also be mount- maps, there’s acknowledged room for innovation in ed as a barge. turbine construction, support shipping and subsea. In- Spooled cable is custom “spun” like yarn from a ? xed or Istallations

  • MT Apr-19#43 The making of a 
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Wind is “the tech of)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 43

    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

  • MT Apr-19#39 , underwater mining tools target the whole gamut of min- of)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 39

    waii, underwater mining tools target the whole gamut of min- of major offshore acreage awards. Deepsea miner, Ocean ing support tasks. Minerals, says REEs are “17 chemically similar metals con- sisting of the 15 elements known as the lanthanides plus yt- High-stakes ops trium and scandium” and they’re of

  • MT Apr-19#38  photo work (met- of the 47th Underwater Mining)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 38

    pling survey, mapping, hyperspectral photo work (met- of the 47th Underwater Mining Conference in Bergen last als detection), environmental monitoring, risk assessment, year — yes, the 47th — organizers noted the achievements cutting-process observation and serving as equipment mules and attendance of a

  • MT Apr-19#37 Mining for AUVs
In Europe, there are sure signs that underwater)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 37

    Mining for AUVs In Europe, there 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

  • MT Apr-19#33 AUVs in the market are not actually that autonomous;)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 33

    AUVs in the market are not actually that autonomous; often from a quayside at a lake close to Saab’s Facility in Sweden the vessel needs to track the vehicle during a scope, which, in to perform a “mow the lawn” style pre-programmed survey our eyes, defeated the object of the autonomous feature.”

  • MT Apr-19#32  to its dock on completion of the work scope 
underwater)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 32

    fter four years spent developing an autonomous HAUV will return to its dock on completion of the work scope underwater vehicle (AUV)/remotely operated un- and will wait to be recovered at a convenient time. “For ex- derwater vehicle (ROV) hybrid (HAUV) based on ample, if you have engaged a vessel to

  • MT Apr-19#30 Flying New R
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 30

    Flying New R Image: Modus Seabed Intervention April 2019 30 MTR MTR #3 (18-33).indd 30 4/10/2019 4:17:14 PM

  • MT Apr-19#28 Insignts Business
The ?  rst phase of Virtual Residency)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 28

    Insignts Business The ? rst phase of Virtual Residency will leverage the en- the service sector. Some will respond with incremental change abling technology’s ability to achieve a correspondency ratio and some will respond with transformational propositions. similar to warehouse robotics. This results

  • MT Apr-19#26  companies are conducting  the availability of vessel)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 26

    Insignts Business long-term residence, many service companies are conducting the availability of vessel operations. We call this concept Vir- MTBF studies in underwater robotics. No matter how good tual Residency and the technology which ful? lls it - Aquanaut. a study is, and how well equipment is

  • MT Apr-19#23  author on 
bigger impact.” the paper and director of UC)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 23

    add a higher tempera- stars keep urchins under control,” ture to that, it kills faster, causing a said Joseph Gaydos, senior author on bigger impact.” the paper and director of UC Davis’ Fisheries depend on nearshore kelp SeaDoc Society program. “Without forests to form a healthy environment sun?

  • MT Apr-19#22  Star Population in Danger
The combination of ocean warming)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 22

    Case Study Science Sea Star Population in Danger The combination of ocean warming have stayed so low in the past three est ocean, and it is not recovering in the and an infectious wasting disease has years, we consider them endangered in same way experienced by the intertidal devastated populations of

  • MT Apr-19#21 , Granite Con-
struction Northeast, Inc., and Traylor Bros)
    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 21

    Pro? le: Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC is a consortium – including 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

  • MT Apr-19#19  by us- Precise demolition 
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    April 2019 - Marine Technology Reporter page: 19

    CONTROL portion, said his team started by us- Precise demolition ing the system to establish a baseline After a baseline was set, Tappan Zee of conditions in the river. This began Constructors used TMC software and with 3D point cloud data collection of Teledyne SeaBat T20 high resolution submerged