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    By the Numbers: How Serious a Problem is the Cost Issue in US Offshore Wind?

    Speculation has mounted around the longer-term prospects for U.S. offshore wind. But how serious are the industry’s problems, and what impact will they have in the long run?

    By Philip Lewis, Intelatus Global Partners

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    Insights: Dave Lee, Vice President of Innovation & Technology, Maritime Partners

    Tech expert signs on to spearhead innovation at one of the United States’ leading maritime companies.

    By Eric Haun

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    OpEd: Wrong Approach to Protect the Right Whale

    Maritime groups have serious concerns over proposed regulatory changes that aim to protect North Atlantic right whales and have urged NOAA to modify its proposal.

    By Clay Diamond, American Pilots’ Association, & Cary Davis, American Association of Port Authorities

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    Capital Construction Funds: A New Opportunity for Vessel Financing on the Inland Waterways

    Recent changes have opened up the Capital Construction Fund program to owners and operators of vessels on the U.S. inland waterways.

    By James A. Kearns, Jones Walker LLP

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    Baltic Workboats Delivers New Launch for the Laurentian Pilotage Authority

    Shipeku, handed over earlier this year, is both fast and safe to operate in harsh weather conditions—including the icy waters of the St. Lawrence and Saguenay rivers.

    By Eric Haun

  • Credit: U.S. Coast Guard

    ‘Black Hulls’ Keep Waterways Safe and Efficient

    From remote Pacific Islands to Great Lakes, Tenders manage aids to navigation and break ice.

    By Edward Lundquist

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    A ‘New Chapter’ For NYC Ferry

    Hornblower Group will continue as operator of the NYC Ferry service under a newly negotiated contract designed to make the ferry system more equitable, accessible and financially sustainable.

    By Eric Haun

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    Canadian Coast Guard Plans to Order Up to 61 Small Vessels

    New plan to bolster Canadian Coast Guard fleet promises a boost for Canada’s shipyards and marine businesses.

    By Eric Haun

  • Credit: WINDEA CTV LLC

    WINDEA Converts OSV To CTV For US Offshore Wind

    Operators are tapping into a pool of existing vessels to convert for use in offshore wind.

    By Eric Haun

  • Credit: John F. Williams / U.S. Navy

    Farewell, FLIP!

    Renowned Navy-owned research platform retired after 60 years of service.

    By Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval Research

  • Credit: Hefring Marine

    Tech File: AI Unlocks RIB Safety & Efficiency Gains

    Hefring Marine’s AI-powered system slashes insurance premiums for RIB boat fleet

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    Marine News rounds up recent notable orders and deliveries, from police and fire boats to pilot and patrol vessels.

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September 2023

Marine News, September 2023 Volume 34, Number 9

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