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  • Recent board action of Ryan- Walsh Stevedoring Company, Inc., Mobile, Ala., elevated three management employees to corporate officers.

    Billy W. Parks was named vice president-engineering, and Ross K. Drake and Bernard H. Greene Jr. were named assistant vice presidents.

    Mr. Parks joined Ryan-Walsh in 1979 as corporate equipment manager, coming from a marine construction career beginning in 1955, and including posts as vice president and general manager of Galveston Shipbuilding Company; project engineer for offshore construction and shipyard estimator for J. Ray McDermott, Inc. of New Orleans; and manager, engineering and maintenance for RadclifT Materials, Inc.

    of Mobile.

    Mr. Parks holds a B.S. degree from Auburn University in civil engineering.

    Mr. Drake came to Ryan- Walsh's subsidiary Southern Steamship Agency, Inc. from the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Vietnam, in 1973, and was transferred to the parent company in 1976 as ship superintendent trainee and then administrative assistant. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama (B.S. degree in history), and holds the rank of lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

    Mr. Greene, coming to the assistant vice presidency as an operational assistant, has a waterfront background with Ryan- Walsh beginning in 1969, and including the position of ship superintendent.

    He is a 1967 graduate of Murphy High School and attended the University of South Alabama.

  • 550 design is the result of a shipbuilding alliance between Conoco, Alabama Shipyard of Mobile, Ala., and Samsung Shipbuilding and Heavy Industries of South Korea. Designed by Samsung specifically for production at Alabama Shipyard, the new shuttle tankers would meet the Jones Act requirement that vessels

  • from the Illinois Central Gulf Railroad. It is located adjacent to some 600 acres which the state port facility already owns on McDuffie Island, just south of the main Docks complex. The acquisition, together with the McDuffie Island property, provides an area for expansion that is nearly equal in size

  • diesel power systems, hands-on 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

  • . Interested persons may obtain further information through David C. Kilgore, c / o Allan C. Mc- Since 1899 Clure & Associates, Inc., Suite 514, 2600 South Gessner, Houston, Texas 77063

  • Investing Company, Inc. Before that, he was Long Island manager for Deloitte, Haskins & Sells. Julian F. Corish has been promoted to regional manager, Southern Region, which includes the states of Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, the lower

  • , North Carolina; the 1,175-acre White Hawk Commerce Park in Florence, South Carolina; and the 2,055-acre I-26 Mega Site in Newberry, South Carolina.The South Alabama Mega Site is certified by the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama's Advantage Site program and is the third site in the state to be

  • for a major steamship line, has been appointed area manager for the new Atlanta office, which will be responsible for Biehl & Company interests in the South Atlantic area, as well as sales efforts in north and central Alabama, handled previously by the company's Mobile office. Other Biehl & Company

  • Alabama Shipyard, Inc. delivered Nicole Leigh Reinauer and RTC 135, an articulated tug/barge (ATB) unit, built for Reinauer Transportation Companies of New York. Alabama Shipyard designed the 135,000 barrel, 460-ft. (140.2 m) double- hulled barge in compliance with OPA 90 regulations. Bob Hill of

  • Dr. Marvin A. Griffin, University of Alabama professor of computer science and industrial engineering, has joined Matson Navigation Company in San Francisco, Calif., as a vice president, it was announced by R.J. Pfeiffer, Matson president. Dr. Griffin, who previously served with Matson in the

  • Alabama Shipyard is hoping that last month's launching of its unique Articulated Tug Barge unit (ATB) for Reinauer Transportation signals the beginning of many more orders for the OPA 90 compliant product transporters. The company estimates that 50 single hull barges will need replacements by 2005

  • adding millions of dollars a year to the cost of coal shipments. Coal is the fastest-growing cargo on the Gulf, say industry spokesmen, turning south because of Atlantic Coast congestion, and will be a major cargo in New Orleans, Mobile, Alabama, and possibly a few other Gulf ports for many

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    , Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of South Africa, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunis, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, Ukraine

  • MR Nov-19#32  dayrates for high spec  of South America, Mexico, this)
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    , the whole Northern Coast Platform Supply vessels, 66% for me- tion ? rst. You got to have the utilization units, and that dayrates for high spec of South America, Mexico, this whole dium size Anchor Handlers, and 61% and then we can start trending to higher OSVs are rising. In North Sea, where 21

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    to be a more dominant force. have written many time in these pages Information Technology Vladimir Bibik Our cover story this month, an interview with Southern Towing President and CEO and those of our sister publications, Ed Grimm, is the perfect juxtaposition to the change that swirls around us, as

  • MN Nov-19#74  and Fire Island on Great 
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    for Fire Island Ferries by Blount Boats – that was delivered on June 19, 2019 and will service 386 passengers between Bay Shore and Fire Island on Great South Bay. When MarineNews visited the yard in September, Blount was working another pair of vessels, including a 101 x 40-ft. steel double-ended passenger/veh

  • MN Nov-19#8  extensive UK, Norwegian, South  time College in both)
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    sea, tugs & towing, and passenger of VV’s Offshore product. Bene? tting from vessels. He is an alumnus of SUNY Mari- Roberts extensive UK, Norwegian, South time College in both undergraduate and East Asian and US based market network, graduate studies. A member of PVA’s ensures VV’s offering is kept

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    beneft from a rush of ethane trade into key the pipeline, waiting for the projects that are underpinning their manufacturing centers in Asia, Europe and South America. construction to be approved. Most seek to transport U.S. eth- The strong demand for ethane has created an entirely new ship- ane exports to

  • MT Oct-19#44  of the water quality 
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    habitat for The main goal of this mission was to use SeaTrac’s Develop- shallow water species. ment Platform to provide measurements of the water quality South of Boston, the bays of Duxbury, Kingston and Plym- over the entire embayment. This would also provide the team outh (DKP) form a large embayment

  • MT Oct-19#39   nesia, and Juliet Hermes from South  creativity of the academic)
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    there. from the US, Nelly Florida from Indo- It highlighted the need to: Harness the Throughout OceanObs’19 there were nesia, and Juliet Hermes from South creativity of the academic research and many side events focused on speci? c Africa. They were joined by almost 40 engineering communities, and

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  • MT Oct-19#14  Rejoining the Paris Agreement  South and East Coast, to farmers)
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    comments Civilian Conservation 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 ?

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    or mous control and monitoring system, the Sharktech second vessel. The Zhoushan Islands are just off shore of east China’s Zhejiang province, and lie south of Shanghai on Hangzhou Bay. The main Coastal Passenger Ferry for China island is home to a naval base, shipyards and a port. It is a busy island

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    2019, burgeoning U.S. crude oil export trades IMO2020, impacting all aspects of Nichol has made the case that increased with top recipients including South Ko- rea (#1, with 144 cargos), Japan (#3 with 74 cargos), China (#4 with 65 cargos) and Chile (#5 with 46 cargos). When smaller off-takers are considered

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    . The U.S. has continued to increase its crude oil production and exports, with seaborne exports reaching a new record high of 11.9m tons in June. South Korea became the largest importer of US sea- borne crude oil exports, after China all but disappeared from the market as its relationship with the

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    the ? rst within the areas of digitalization, auton- exercises and workshops involving a both undergraduate and graduate stu- event at the University of Southern Cali- omy and data analysis, this symposium diverse group of stakeholders, common dents. fornia back in 2010. It has also grown provides an essential

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    Guard’s Gulf Strike Team rescue an elderly couple af- ter ? oodwaters from the Wac- camaw River took over their apartment complex in Horry County, South Carolina, Sept. 19, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Of? cer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. 10 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • OCTOBER

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    , Bramson has tor of BCO Sales for Direct Chassis- The award will be presented at the been solving cyber security challenges Link. A graduate of Georgia Southern 50th annual AOTOS gala at the Sher- for more than 20 years. He is a rec- University, Wheldon also holds a Mas- aton New York Times Square Hotel

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    and local reviews. And in Edgartown, MA, yard Wind, off Massachusetts, about 14 miles from the on Martha’s Vineyard, the Edgartown Conservation Com- southeast corner of Martha’s Vineyard. Where power is mission voted to deny Vineyard Wind the right to bury its concerned, this is the real deal: 800 MW

  • MN Sep-19#34  the barges we use in our Southern Fleet,” reports Demske)
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    ciency that are built into each new towing vessel.” – Vane Brothers President C. Duff Hughes Credit: Maritime Assoc. of NY/NJ of the barges we use in our Southern Fleet,” reports Demske, ing exceptional power and performance to Vane’s grow- “We were happy to make a lasting business connection.” ing ? eet

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    . Today, and as a direct result, a lot more people know exactly where Palatka, Florida is located. By Rick Eyerdam n the St Johns River, just 60 miles south of Jack- GIANT TUGS AND FERRIES AMONG THE PINES sonville, lies the sleepy town of Palatka, Florida. Nestled amid the pines and along the banks of

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    employees, what good is our facil- has been anything but easy. Along the way, this Charles- ity? A small portion of our yearly mix is emergency dock- ton, South Carolina-based business has built a tradition of ings, but those are fewer and far between the regulatory quality workmanship at a reasonable price

  • MN Oct-19#51 VESSELS
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    VESSELS Conrad Starts Production on Second 6000 HP Towboat Marine of New Orleans. The 166-foot long Subchap- ter M compliant vessel is powered by Tier IV compliant engines. Conrad has orders from two customers for the vessels. Conrad worked closely with MiNO Marine, who developed the design based on

  • MN Oct-19#40  to both designs. Chris South, senior 
ported marine)
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    provider Wärtsilä is testing automatic port arrival solutions. to port hazards – 42 percent of EU re- Cybersecurity is integral to both designs. Chris South, senior ported marine accidents (injury/death/ underwriter for insurance provider West of England P&I, damage to ships) took place in port ar- states