M. Bruce Meyer has been appointed regional vice president, Far East, for Dravo International, with responsibility for spearheading and coordinating Dravo Corporation's marketing activities in that area.
J.J. Burke, formerly Dravo's regional marketing manager, Far East, will assist Mr. Meyer as general marketing manager.
Mr. Meyer was appointed Dravo's corporate representative in the Philippines a year ago, following 28 years with Exxon Corp., primarily in the Far East. He has had extensive general management and marketing experience in the Philippines as vice president and director, Esso Philippines, as well as in Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Australia, Malaysia and Pakistan. He will be headquartered in Manila.
Mr. Burke has been with Dravo for 15 years, primarily in engineering, sales and project management for the company's Engineering Construction Division.
A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, he will be headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Based in Pittsburgh, Pa., Dravo is a diversified engineering, construction and manufacturing firm involved in power generation, pollution control, chemical processing, petroleum, mining, minerals and metals processing, heavy construction, bulk materials handling, urban development, river transportation and shipbuilding.
.; Kone Products & Engineering (S) Pte. Ltd., and Navire Cargo Gear Southeast Pte. Ltd. The market for different materials handling equipment in the Far East countries looks very promising for the next 10 years. This is the main reason, Kone reported, for establishing a production facility in Southeast
and service centers located around the world. The directory categorizes centers by global location (North America, Europe, Middle East, Pacific/ Far East), region in the case of North America (Atlantic, Gulf, Pacific, Great Lakes, Canada) or country in the cases of Europe (Denmark, Finland, Germany
Hong Kong—November 12-16 Expoship Far East 84, a maritime exposition organized by Seatrade Far East and sponsored by the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the Hong Kong Exhibition Center November 12-16 this year. Complementing the expositi
Corporation, has set up container freight stations at Atlantic, Gulf, and interior cities for intermodal service via the West Coast to and from the Far East. This arrangement allows a shipper to move his cargo between the Far East and, for example, New York, via the West Coast on a single through
between their respective subsidiary companies, Teleglobe Marine, Inc., and Transoceanic Cable Ship Co. The ship's interior is being fitted out at the Far East Levingston (FELS) shipyard in Singapore, with sea trials scheduled for this fall. With the addition of the new cable ship, AT&T now operates five
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. (FELS), Singapore, recently announced it has signed a contract to construct a drillship for Global Marine Drilling Company of USA. The vessel will be built in Singapore and is scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 1983. The vessel will be a twin-screw
are establishing this, our first branch office, in Singapore as we see coming a great expansion in both dry and liquid bulk shipping activities in the Far East. The Singapore office will cover consulting and other assignments in Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, South Korea, and other
Far East-Levingston Shipbuilding Ltd. has been awarded a contract to build a pipelay barge for the National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), Abu Dhabi. The pipelay barge, measuring 106 meters in length (about 348 feet), 30 meters in breadth (about 98 feet), and 7.5 meters in depth (about 25
Pacific Far East Line's board of directors has authorized the sale of three surplus vessels and 800 surplus steel barges to correct its current operating problems. The vessels are the luxury liner S/S Monterey, retired from service in early January; the luxury liner S/S Mariposa, to be retired in
appointments in business, operations and traffic have been announced by Evergreen Handt Corp., general agents for Evergreen Line's East Coast/ Far East container service. The announcement of the appointments was made by Svend Hansen Jr., president of Evergreen Handt. Richard Huang has been appointed
, is scheduled to join Waterman Steamship Corporation's fleet in late June 1980 serving trade routes 12/22, which includes the Gulf, East Coast to the Far East. Miss Suzanne P. Walsh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius S. Walsh, served as sponsor of the S / S B e n j a m i n Harrison. Miss Walsh, whose
LSFO’s true carbon footprint. According to a recent study published by Norway’s SINTEF, the energy re- quired in the global production of LSFO produces far more GHG than in the pro- duction of HSFO. And this will be an even bigger problem when the volume of demand for LSFO after 1 January 2020 is taken
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 so far. I believe the signi? cant introduce enhanced surveying practic- next decade. For such vessels to be vi- at least double the price of fuels today
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.
only moves not as re? ned as they were later. And the customer’s point of view. And one of unit were attached to the steering tube the ball so far, so fast. Without sup- there were design criteria in a Z-drive the neatest things that ZF did was they that goes to the vessel. We worked with port
and our gaps and started to address them to make an easier the tug. I worked with a naval architect to help put the transition come 2019? An we are very far along.Did we How is the Southern Towing that you joined ? ve idea together and we were awarded the patent. take a risk by doing things that maybe
T THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: OFFSHORE WIND “The US needs to develop a work- force from scratch,” noting that a mas- sive campaign was undertaken in the UK, something that needs to start now in the United States. Laura Smith, USA Director for Atlas Professionals from renewable energy? NJ wants to de- to the
problems. Maybe port ture investments won’t happen. weight-bearing infrastructure. It needs location should be decided on other is- • East Coast Wind Farm Overview – It’s often said that with taxes and fees deep drafts for berthing and maneuver- sues, say, workforce development, par- Status of the Industry
capacity of U.S. offshore wind trainings are available, including: Basic funding to training centers to “ensure create a National Workforce Training farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by Safety, Basic Technical, Advanced Res- Maryland has a ready and able work- Center in New York with Suffolk Coun- 2030
in a dress- agree to reciprocally defend and in- see poorly drafted damage waivers that removed. This seems like typical rock ing room, be an indicator of far greater demnify each other for certain types of will either not survive judicial scrutiny star/diva behavior. However, National problems with the
dif? culty of questions to sion that training is a punitive rather ment, and others. However, these are a expect. than supportive activity. bridge too far for most organizations as Secondly, self-tests are an excellent There are many issues that lead to a ? rst step. Fortunately, we can make a opportunity
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PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy PuritisBlanchet Rockwood Piccione Gage Ingalls Shipbuilding Shea & LytleGriebenow have joined the ? rm in senior leader- specializing in designs using alternative of Gulfport. Shipbuilder Academy was ship positions. Paczkowski joins the fuels and
REGULATORY REVIEW Subchapter M: One Year In Industry SME (Captain) Pat Folan weighs in from the front lines. *All images: Pat Folan t has been an interesting year for towing industry. blue water COI’s and TVE’s being scrutinized to the same As the new Subchapter M towboat rule rolled out, it degree? If
longer. remote monitoring systems that watch over even the most At the same time, the cost of satellite connections still (argu- obscure minutia on board far ? ung 1,000 foot ocean lin- ably) remains out of reach for many operators; especially the ers, need (and get) robust and reliable communications. smaller
Authors Contributors & MarineNews November 2019 Volume 30 Number 11 Huxley- Paine Custard Reynard Buddy Custard is the President and Michael Gerhardt is Vice President, Chief Executive Of? cer of the Alaska Mar- Dredging Contractors of America, and itime Prevention & Response Network. the CDMCS
sand transloading facility in East Fairview, along the tions to make clean, safe, reliable and affordable LNG available western edge of the Bakken play in far northern North Dakota. to marine and inland customers that can be served from the port NorthStar Midstream owns ffty percent of the JAX LNG termi-
marine transport infra- B cargo tanks. These tanks may offer an option to a fedgling structure. This is just the beginning. market sector that so far has been dominated by innovative GTT’s Mark III cargo containment system. Aditya Aggarwal The Author Like many of the VLEC and ULEC blueprints
of its anyone with reasonable knowledge of the sale and purchase mar- superstructure – and these are all factors that affect the condition ket, we’ve so far overlooked perhaps the most important obvious of a vessel, the safety of its crew and cargo, and the value at which factor of them all: the ship’s
2020 of scrubbers – as it is already just starting to do – politicians will compliance, I rather suspect that might be wishful thinking to think not be far behind. Therefore, regardless of their effectiveness, I that’s a problem solved. To answer honestly, both myself and ‘the foresee a time when political
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Italian Navy. That’s right. Do the Italian sailors look upon Alliance as good duty? They love the variety of it, and they love the ship itself, but as far as sea time goes, they tend to spend more time away than they would normally. Are they required to do the day-to-day maintenance? Yes, they are. So
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Brandon’s team shows that the reach of plastic extends far- Brandon said the discovery supports the idea of using plastic ther in the oceans. It chose Santa Barbara Basin to look for accumulation as a de? ning signi? er of the Anthropocene, a plastic buried in the sea? oor. There, relatively still
Corp.” families devastated by hurricanes in the that “we have less than 11 years left to • Rejoining the Paris Agreement South and East Coast, to farmers facing transform our energy system away from and providing $200 billion to the Green ? ooding in the Midwest, to ? re? ght- fossil fuels to