Volume 85 Number 3
Photo Courtesy The Dutra Group
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DNV Celebrates 125 Years Working in the U.S.
In 1898 DNV, a young Norwegian Classification Society, set up shop in the United States. Today the maritime industry and the classification society have grown and evolved mightily, as Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO Maritime, DNV, discusses his organizations rich history and promising future in the U.S.
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Is it ‘Real’ or is it … (Part II)
Is the “old” way of generating maritime training content about to be disrupted by the likes of ChatGPT?
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Autonomous Underwater Ground Vehicle Provides Dredging Capabilities from Beach to Deep Seafloor
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A Proposal for a Small Change in Lloyds Open Form
In February Gard published the results of its review of Lloyds Open Form (LOF). Their review indicated a disturbing reduction in the number of LOF contracts, and noted some other concerns with regard to loss of use of LOF in salvage situations.
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Interview: Harry Stewart, President & CEO, The Dutra Group
Harry Stewart recently took the helm as President and CEO of The Dutra Group, succeeding Bill T. Dutra, the man who founded the company at the age of 26 and led it for the last 50 years.
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GLDD Preps for its New Hopper Dredge Galveston Island
With dredging business booming in the U.S., companies across the country invest in innovative new tonnage to get the job done more efficiently, effectively and safely. Chris Gunsten, SVP, Project Services & Fleet Engineering, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) and Patrick Webb, SR Director Sales - Global Marine and Stationary, Wabtec discuss the tech inside the new Conrad-built trailing suction hopper dredge Galveston Island.
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Inside the Galveston Island Hopper Dredge Design
C-Job CEO Job Volwater discusses the design of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s new hopper dredge Galveston Island.
Dredge Firms Focus on Sustainability as ESG Issues Climb Agenda
Climate change, rising sea levels, land reclamation and offshore energy are all factors underpinning business models at Europe’s dredge and marine engineering majors. They are adopting strong sustainability credentials as their operations come under closer environmental, social, governance (ESG) scrutiny and new opportunities open up in the US offshore wind sector
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… 3 … 2 … 1 … Lift Off!
In mid-February, courtesy of an invite from Inmarsat, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News had an up close and personal vantage point close to SpaceX’s successful launch of Inmarsat’s latest I-6 F2 satellite from launch pad SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.
Maritime Transport: Fuels, Emissions and Sustainability
Headwinds Hamper the Poseidon Principles
The Poseidon Principles provide a platform for financing shipping’s sustainable future, but the technical guidance underpinning the initiative remains under scrutiny.
By the Numbers – Tankers