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Innovative Products & Boats – 2019

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MarineNews December 2019 • Volume 30 Number 12

INSIGHTS 14 Niels Aalund President, International Propeller Club

WASHINGTON WATCH 24 The Good, Bad, and the

Undeniably Ugly From inside the Beltway, the ? nal days of calendar year 2019 will likely have a lasting impact on the U.S. maritime industry.

By Jeff Vogel


The bene? cial use of dredge material sets a record


Credit: MAN in FY 2019.

By Sean Duffy 32 NOx Control – Should Certain Vessels

Get a Break?

FIREBOATS When it comes to the EPA’s recent proposed delay to certain as aspects of Tier 4 standards, where you stand 46 The Heat is on for Fireboats probably depends on where you sit.

By Tom Ewing

Close on the heels of an ongoing surge in passenger vessel newbuild aequally robust. There’s 36 The Top 10 Stories for 2019 more than one layer to this onion. Many compelling story threads played out, each

By Joseph Keefe dramatically impacting the North American waterfront, and in particular, the workboat sector.

By Joseph Keefe 40 Great Workboats – The Best 10 of 2019 14 Domestic shipyard production and the designs they leverage, across a wide spectrum of missions, hull types, propulsion and design innovations, continued at a good clip in 2019.


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