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  • Joseph B. Shiffert, president of North Florida Shipyards at Commodores Point in Jacksonville, Fla., has announced recent appointments to expand and strengthen the yard's extensive services to ship operators. Albert A. White has joined North Florida Shipyards as production manager and assistant to the president.

    Mr. White has recently been manager of ABS Technical Services, with many prior years in the American Bureau of Shipping, including assignments as surveyor in Greece and Germany and area principal surveyor in the Middle East.

    John McKelvey has been appointed superintendent, Diesel Department. He has wide-ranging experience with various sizes and types of diesel engines up to 14,000 bhp. Most recently, Mr.

    McKelvey was field service engineer for Colt Industries; he has also worked with gas turbines up to 25,000 hp.

    Jim Becker, with 22 years' service in the U.S. Coast Guard, has joined the North Florida team as ship supervisor coordinator.

    Most recently, he worked with the USCG office of Marine Inspection in Jacksonville.

    North Florida Shipyards maintains a staff of 300 people skilled in all phases of topside ship repairs, conversions, and modifications.

    New York representative for North Florida Shipyards is Richard F. O'Boyle; (201) 566- 4477.

  • who do quality work but are virtually unknown in the U.S. market. One of the first companies to sign up with Richard F. O'Boyle, Inc. was North Florida Shipyards of Jacksonville, whose principal Joseph B. Schiffert has been in ship repair for 30 years. Beginning as boiler insulation specialists (Th

  • and refurbishment of the 700-foot-long by 92-foot-beam RO/RO trailer vessel S/S Northern Lights (Ex. S/S Puerto Rico) is being accomplished by North Florida Shipyard, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., at its Commodores Point Facility, after being laid up for approximately three years and following its recent

  • joining of the two vessels and below the waterline work, including the installation of the hi-lift Willi Becker rudder and Kort nozzle/ propeller. North Florida Shipyards, Jacksonville, Fla., performed extensive modifications, reflagging, maintenance and repair work on both the Fuji and the forebody

  • of the company that supplies provisions, deck, and engine equipment to vessels and industrial plants. Mr. Castelvecchi, who was associated with North Florida Shipyards as purchasing agent before joining Ships Supply, will recommend policy and assist in developing and administering policy on matters

  • where the nation’s intermodal equation and the infrastructure to more efficiently move freight is coming together. And, not a moment too soon.North Florida Mega Port, almostAllison Magrath is the Senior Land Planner at Kimley-Horn in Gainesville, Florida.  She was Industrial Development Manager

  • . King, Sea- Land Service; Capt. Bob Parker, St. Johns Bar Pilots Assn.; James J. Scott, formerly of Jacksonville Port Authority; Joseph Shiffert, North Florida Shipyards; John Sullivan, Sullivan & Sons Inc.; Tom Sween, Pepper Industries Inc.; Capt. Bryan W. Thornton, Sun State Marine Inc., and James S

  • Corp. To date, five tugs have been refurbished with five scheduled to undergo the process over the next 12 months. The work is being done at North Florida Shipyard in Jacksonville. In addition to the engine refurbishments, a host of other improvements are also being made, including the complete

  • Four covered fabrication buildings, machine shop, electrical shop, pipe shop, carpenter shop, warehousing, engineering, and pier space. NORTH FLORIDA SHIPYARDS Circle 135 on Reader Service Card The Jacksonville, Florida, shipyard of North Florida Shipyards specializes in the repair, conversion

  • shipments were checked in Panama to make sure everything was cool. And if a problem was detected in Panama the container or containers could either be sent north to Philadelphia or returned, Elie recalled. In-Transit Treatment Program at a Glance ….Among the dozens of regulation required for the In-Transit Cold

  • is not going to give (U.S. shipyards) anymore bids." He added: "They (the shipyards) are just going to have to be more competitive." Port officials from North Carolina to Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, gave their support to a resolution calling for a strong lobby effort against the Gibbons

  • operations, lube oil analysis management, and preventive maintenance. In his new position, he will cover the Southeastern territory including: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida, representing all shipyard services including diesel engine repair and parts. Mr. Ralph will

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    come a long funded AlterEco project, the Wave Glider called Lyra was de- way since the days of Jacques Piccard and Don Walsh’s un- ployed in the central North Sea. Lyra spent 41 days at sea, precedented exploration to the bottom of the Marina’s Trench repeatedly covering a 64-kilometer-long transect along

  • MT Apr-19#53  offshore the US coasts along Northern California, Oregon)
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    ranging system measure the Alaskan Subduction Zone. The subduction zones • Iridium RUDICS communication channel for are offshore the US coasts along Northern California, Oregon control of data collection and of? oad of data and Washington State and another along Alaska and the Aleu- Operationally,

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    Vehicle Propulsion White Paper Electronic Edition Slip Rings Publication Date: Marine Drones Event Distribution February 2019 Oceanology Intl North America Hydrographic Sonar & Sofware Feb 25- 27, San Diego, CA Underwater Defense & Security Mar 5-7 Southampton, UK Ocean Business AUVSI XPONENTIAL

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    devastated populations of large sun- the southern part of their range, and we Ochre star. ? ower sea stars once abundant along don’t have data for northern Alaska.” “This is likely because this disease the West Coast of North America, ac- Since 2013, sea star wasting disease has many hosts, and other

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    , the longest cross- tween Rockland and Westchester Counties, located ing in the New York State Thruway system, is designed to S approximately 20 miles north of Manhattan and meet the needs of the future while supporting economic across the Hudson River from each other. However, a heavy growth. In 2013

  • MT Apr-19#4 Editor’s Note
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    Editor’s Note The EU VAMOS project www.marinetechnologynews.com s this edition went to press, I was literally on a plane NEW YORK returning to New York City from Ocean Business, a 118 E. 25th St., New York, NY 10010 successful exhibition by any metric. We have partici- Tel: (212) 477-6700; Fax: (212)

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    , the author contends that the real problem is the subsea business model. By Sean Halpin 24 Workclass Houston Mechatronics 30 Flying New Routes Subsea North East England-based Modus Seabed Intervention Limited is a relatively small business but its goals are ambitious and focused. By Elaine Maslin Markets 36

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    Vehicle Propulsion White Paper Electronic Edition Slip Rings Publication Date: Marine Drones Event Distribution February 2019 Oceanology Intl North America Hydrographic Sonar & Sofware Feb 25- 27, San Diego, CA Underwater Defense & Security Mar 5-7 Southampton, UK Ocean Business AUVSI XPONENTIAL

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    When a troublesome pipeline beset with wax issues escalated into a blockage, new North Sea independent Chrysaor and Subsea 7 nimbly dealt with it, install- ing a 26km bypass pipeline in just eight months – de- spite facing multiple issues on the way. By Elaine Maslin Images courtesy Chrysaor and Subsea

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    with DOLPHIN pro- cessing ? ll the typical nadir gap Figure 6: A DOLPHIN Sonar trial result, SAS at three times Nyquist speed. Image: QinetiQ North America Image: QinetiQ North America May 2019 24 MTR MTR #4 (18-33).indd 24 4/25/2019 9:33:17 A

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    Receive Rates Figure 3: Data Throughput Improvements for UUV Case Study Figure 4: Typical Side-scan displays a gap in coverage. Image: QinetiQ North America Image: QinetiQ North America Image: QinetiQ North America May 2019 22 MTR MTR #4 (18-33).indd 22 4/25/2019 9:31:41 A

  • MT May-19#21  in terms of the change in 
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    of full duplex comms vs standard cessing approaches can impact many applications. QinetiQ half duplex comms can be viewed in terms of the change in North America (QNA) and its partner Optimal Systems Labo- data throughput (speed of receipt of meaningful information). ratory (OSL) have developed DOLPHIN

  • MT May-19#20  Murphree, QinetiQ North America
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    DOLPHIN Enabling Technology for Acoustic Systems Justin Manley, Just Innovation Michael Murphree, QinetiQ North America Greg Folts, QinetiQ North America Figure 1: The basic concept of DOLPHIN Image: QinetiQ North America May 2019 MTR 20 MTR #4 (18-33).indd 20 4/25/2019 9:30:09 AM

  • MT May-19#6  on unmanned systems. 
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    At Just Innovation Inc. he supports clients Development for Maritime Systems at stationed in Brazil. with a focus on unmanned systems. QinetiQ North America. He has over 30 years experience in unmanned systems Stoichevski and mine warfare as an engineer and a Maslin William Stoichevski is an

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    Editor’s Note Nekton Oxford Deep Ocean Research Institute www.marinetechnologynews.com NEW YORK 118 E. 25th St., New York, NY 10010 Tel: (212) 477-6700; Fax: (212) 254-6271 Making Waves FLORIDA 215 NW 3rd St., Boynton Beach, FL 33435 Tel: (561) 732-4368; Fax: (561) 732-6984 s the saying goes, “if you

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    Sound Off Inside Dolphin, enabling technology for acoustic systems. By Justin Manley, Just Innovation, Michael Murphree & Greg Folts, both with QinetiQ North America 26 Defense (On the Cover) Nekton Oxford Deep Ocean Research Institute 26 Covert Comms Tech that has helped to achieve world ? rsts in ocean

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    , V.P. of Operations, Ecochlor Electrical engineer performs FAT on the Ecochlor treatment system generators at the new ProFlow manufacturing factory in North Haven, Connecticut USA. he ability of Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMSs) to operate reliably Reliability is a Growing Concern with Shipowner/Operator

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    gas solutions NOx Emission Control Areas such as the 4. Using a combination of all sulphur) and $745 for marine gasoil 3. Use lique? ed natural gas North Sea. available technologies while promoting (MGO = 0.5% sulphur), a price gap of (LNG), a fuel that is virtually sulphur To achieve marine-engine

  • MR May-19#74  Areas 
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    no more than 0.5 percent sulphur content compared to the current limit of 3.5 percent. In ships operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs), which in North America extend 200 nautical miles from U.S. coasts, the sulphur content limit remains at the 2015 standard of 0.1 percent. Sulphur and sulphur compounds

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    of three out in February 2018 onboard the ating cost savings, and a total reduction DESMI Ocean Guard A/S energy storage systems by Wärtsilä North Sea Shipping AS owned subsea in annual fuel consumption of 528,344 onboard an offshore construction ves- construction vessel North Sea Giant. In

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    systems such as SeaZip 3 and Octans during offered by Robosys, can also serve as autonomous trials on the a “navigation aid” for manned vessels, North Sea, March 2019. providing not only a collision warn- Image courtesy: ing alarm but suggesting a safe heading Netherlands Maritime Technology correction

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    in this ? eld. In March, on the although more time would allow better ability? Last month we saw the Norwe- In congested waters, a VTS (Vessel North Sea off the Netherlands coast, an “tuning” of the system for optimum per- gian cruise ship Viking Sky drifting near Traf? c System) is often the

  • MR May-19#61 FERRIES: FERRY SAFETY & SECURITY
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    FERRIES: FERRY SAFETY & SECURITY John Waterhouse of Elliott Bay Design Group was conference MC and presented on a ferry project that he is involved with for Lake Victoria. Photo Courtesy Alain Haig-Brown prove worldwide ferry safety, especially In recent years Thailand has been trou- will be developed