Maryland Port administrator W. Gregory Halpin has announced the appointment of Frank L. Hamons Jr. as project managerharbor development for the Maryland Port Administration, Baltimore.
Mr. Hamons will be directing his energies toward the single most critical area of attention in the Port of Baltimore—the matter of dredging and further development of port facilities to keep pace with the demands of an ever-increasing import-export market. He will have full responsibility for all dredging and channel projects, including the development of the spoil disposal sites urgently needed in the harbor for both private and Port Administration development and channel deepening.
Mr. Hamons comes to the MPA after six years with the Maryland Water Resources Administration, where most r e c e n t l y he served as Chief of the Planning Division An employee of the State of Maryland since 1967, he first worked as a project leader for the Department of Chesapeake Bay Affairs.
Other State service includes two years with the Maryland Fish and Wildlife Administration and two years with the Maryland Fisheries Administration.
, Department of Energy, NOAA, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Virginia Marine Resource Commission. Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Maryland Natural Resources Police. Maryland Emergency Management Agency, members of the Maryland and Virginia Pilot's Associations, Williams Company representat
Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Maryland yard, Bethship-Sparrows Point, has signed a letter of intent with Morrison Knudsen to build the tunnel sections for the new thirdtunnel to be installed under Boston Harbor. The job will require 35 million pounds of steel. The subcontract, valued at over $60
have applied to the Maritime Administration for Title XI guarantees to aid in financing the retrofitting of the tankers Massachusetts, New York, and Maryland, respectively, in compliance with new U.S. Coast Guard requirements. Each of the 265,000-dwt, 35,000- shp tankers was built at Bethlehem Steel
staff counsel for the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Prior to joining Matson, Mr. Koecheler served 4y2 years with the Maryland Port Authority, and before that he was with the Interstate Commerce Commission in Washington. Before he joined Matson, Mr. Grill spent more than
The General Ship Repair Corporation, Baltimore, Md., recently was awarded a $921,320 contract by the State of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources to construct an 80-foot-long steel buoy tender/icebreaker. The new vessel, which is scheduled for delivery in December 1988, is custom-designed
Aluminum Boats, Inc. of Crown Point, La., recently delivered the Baltimore Sentinel, a 63- foot-long by 20-foot beam, 150-passenger excursion boat, to Maryland Tours, Inc. of Baltimore, Md. The new vessel made the 2,000-mile delivery trip from its south Louisiana shipyard " ... absolutely trouble-free
in principle an application for a Title XI guarantee to aid in financing the reconstruction of the 264,000-dwt tankers Massachusetts, New York, and Maryland to comply with the Port and Tanker Safety Act of 1978. Each of the vessels was built with the aid of constructiondifferential subsidy (CDS). They were
Maryland's senior senator and dean of its Congressional delegation called today for a Navy "second to none." Speaking at launching ceremonies for the 688-Class fast attack submarine Baltimore (SSN-704) at General Dynamics' Electric Boat Division, Senator Charles McC. Mathias said: "As we send Baltimore
high quality chemical transshipment service in the U.S. Gulf area, Stolt-Nielsen, Inc., the Connecticut-based parcel tanker group, contracted with Maryland Marine, Inc. for three stainless-steel barges which meet the strictest requirements to barging between their large parcel tankers and terminals
Maryland's marine police recently took delivery on four new high-speed 28-foot Uniflite patrol boats to be used in year-round law enforcement and search and rescue operations on Chesapeake Bay and along the state's Atlantic shoreline, according to Maj. Harry L. George, chief, Marine Division, Maryland
of 40 collective bargaining agreements covering approximately 75,000 employees. Mr. St. John has been admitted to the practice of law before the Maryland Court of Appeals, the Supreme Bench of Baltimore, and the Federal District Court for the State of Maryland. Mr. St. John is a member of the American
during the past 12 months include Gladding launched its ? rst hybrid transmission that can be installed Hearn-built pilot boats for Virginia Pilots and Maryland in the ship in both V (V drive) and A (down angle) posi- Pilots, a new ATB built by Greenbrier Gunderson for tions. Thanks to the wide range of
one hundred p Shipbuilding & Repair C&C Marine and Repair 90-foot icebreaking buoy tender for the Maryland De- Julie Blount & Marcia Blount partment of Natural Resources. Blount Boats Blount Boats, led by sisters Marcia Blount and Julie Blount, designs and builds aluminum and steel com- mercial vessels
, has been ST Engineering North America, hired to lead the Port of Baltimore as the Inc. announced Monday that Robert new executive director of the Maryland “Bob” L. Merchent has been named Port Administration. Currently Execu- Singleton, Gregg President and CEO of Pascagoula, tive Director of the Dredging
.” Reiss, as the director of NOAA’s de Lange as Managing Director. de Ocean Prediction Center (OPC) in Lange, who comes from a role at Da- College Park, Maryland. OPC provides men Shipyards, will start his new role marine forecasts and critical decision on June 15, succeeding Peter Zoeteman, support services
? nished Colonel Litz. In coordination with the State of Maryland, around 2.15 million cubic yards of material dredged will be bene? cially reused at the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Proj- ect at Poplar Island located on the eastern side of the Chesa- peake Bay. In addition, roughly 635
to 50 feet. All these projects funded by Congress draw a direct correla- tion to the expanded Panama Canal. The newly expanded The Port of Baltimore, Maryland Panama Canal now allows ships three times the size of what The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, an- they were in 2016 to transit
VESSELS Gladding-Hearn Builds for Maryland Pilots 600 horsepower at 1,900 rpm with a top speed of 29 knots. A Humphree interceptor trim-tab control system, with its Au- tomatic Trim Optimization, will be installed at the transom. The engines will turn ? ve-blade Bruntons NiBrAl pro- pellers via ZF400A
Fanberg has always been a ‘maritime guy,’ but his early maritime aspirations cen- tered on racing sailboats. “I went to St. Mary’s M College of Maryland to race dinghies at a col- legiate level but soon realized that racing sailboats was not go- ing to turn into a career,” said Fanberg. “I loved the
. All towing vessels over 26 feet in length are now required to be inspected by the Coast Guard — The Bridgett McAllister is the ? rst vessel in Sector Maryland-National Capital Region’s history to receive a Subchapter M towing vessel Certi? cate of Inspection. January 2020 28 M
wind training and sociations. $200,000 of the awards made the United States is growing wind turbine manufacturers and opera- development programs. The Maryland by Massachusetts came from this fund. exponentially, with multiple tors. GWO created training standards are Energy Administration introduced the
, a shallow continental provide electricity in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Con- shelf and a proximity to dense popula- necticut, New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Virginia. tion centers is driving strong interest in Additional offshore wind power contracts are expected to offshore wind development. The
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of Communications, MDOT tives can point to any number of cargo modes and types as ample proof of the port’s national and global competitive posi- Maryland Port Administration tions. Among those cargoes, the Port ranks second in the na- — Port of Baltimore tion in terms of exported coal. The value of
supersized post-panamax boxships. Beyond this, and Today, The Port of Baltimore offers access to not one, but two perhaps just as important, the Maryland Department of Trans- Class One ‘on-dock’ railroads; namely, CSX AND NS. Scher portation’s Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) will adds enthusiastica
the ? rst LNG exports through the Port. The POB also saw growth in the overall general cargo tons led by containers and automobiles. Also in 2018, the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) handled a record 10.9 million tons of general cargo at the State owned marine terminals. In terms of containers alone
, President and CEO of investment bank Seabury Maritime LLC feeds are the Delaware River ports, in between New York and Nor- barge transportation from Maryland to Maine. The new group’s folk, and New London, on up the coast from New York/New Jersey. mandate is support the realization of a ?nancially viable
America. He joined based in the company’s Miami of- used for disaster recovery. Danfoss ? ve years ago after earning an MBA from the University of Maryland. ? ce. Abisch joins Crowley following Foss Welcomes New CFO a career with Econocaribe Consoli- Sea Machines CEO dators in South Florida. Goldenberg
second place New Orleans in total ton- nage and second place Port of New York, New Jersey in terms of cargo value, according to a study conducted by the Maryland Port Authority. Another reason we need to be cautious when reading lists of ports by containers is that individual shipping lines or, more so today
grants. This is especially true in the The Jones Act & OSW Wind project in Rhode Island, the ? rst aboard OSW support vessels. (This will cases of Maryland and Massachusetts. For the most part, we have found the commercial offshore wind farm in the be addressed in the next issue of Mari- (See for example
laser The company says a 2016 multi-year R&D pact between sensors. Importantly, those AUV payloads largely require the the (Aberdeen Proving Ground) in Maryland and Deep Reach REEs subsea mining seeks. Technology of Houston identi? ed over 180 MM t of REEs and Deepsea mining techniques are being polished
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this a long time and prefers to count all its cargo in tons RankU.S. Port2018 Tons2017 Tons and total value. Here is the de?nitive port picture from Maryland: 1 Houston 201,540,173180,855,210 RankU.S. Port20182017 2 New Orleans 127,643,304127,795,757 1 Los Angeles $ 297,048$ 283,940 3 Port of NY/NJ 85
of New York, New Jersey in terms of cargo value, according to a ized exports, namely resin and frozen poultry, have buoyed Port study conducted by the Maryland Port Authority which has been Top 10 U.S. Ports by TEU Ocean Imports 2017 RankPort2017 TEU2016 TEU% TEU Change2017 Value ($)2016 Value% Value change 1
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