International Maritime Associates (IMA), a Washington, D.C.- based management consulting firm, has published an extensive report entitled "U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Program: Market Opportunities and Contracting Requirements." IMA's objective has been to produce a tightly written, practical, thoroughly professional reference document.
Under one cover is a wide range of highly pertinent marketing information: Navy programs planned or in progress; the Navy organization; how programs are developed; the process of ship acquisition; special features of Department of Defense contracting; and points of marketing contact.
The 200-plus page report is designed for top management use. It was prepared by professionals experienced in the Navy market.
Market opportunities are identified, marketing actions are suggested.
Forms used to enter the Navy market and backup details are included in five appendices.
The first of four quarterly updates has been published recently.
The updates are designed to convey changes that occur in program direction and composition.
The report, including updates, is available for $380 by writing James R. McCaul, president, International Maritime Associates, Inc., 1800 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006 or for further information, Write 17 on Reader Service Card
available for $480. This price includes a subscription to four quarterly updates to be published over the next 12 months. For more information contact James R. McCaul, International Maritime Associates, Inc., 1800 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006
in May 1984. It will be sold for $480. This price includes the initial report plus four quarterly updates. The report can be obtained by writing: James R. McCaul, President, International Maritime Associates, Inc., 1800 K Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006. A special pre-publication price of
As industry embraces gas, emissions regulations loom large and bunker logistics options develop, LNG’s fortunes nevertheless get a boost. For every gleeful consumer at the pump, and stockpiling tanker anchored offshore, there’s a corresponding trail of businesses that are struggling to ride out the
While the Offshore Oil & Gas markets continue to push further from shore in ever-deeper waters, the need for proven technology to work more efficiently in increasingly hostile and unfamiliar environments grows in tandem. And while growth in the energy sector continues to energize multiple markets, it is
I tend to be a glass half full kind of guy, as even in the worst of times there tends to lie opportunity. I would not be remiss in saying there are more than a handful in the shipping community that could label conditions today “the worst of times” – simply put, as the global economy struggles to regain
When the time comes to pull an edition together, sometimes the content simply takes on a life of its own, as is the case with the July 2014 edition and the proliferation of ‘gas’ throughout. While the advent of gas and all that this little word encompasses is hardly breaking news, to put it in context we
International Maritime Associates (IMA) is preparing a business analysis of the Navy ship systems market. The approximately 200- page report will provide a very comprehensive assessment of current and future market opportunities and will be available in June. Market updates will then be issued
report which tracks developments affecting business opportunities with the U.S. Navy. For more information about IMA's quarterly report, contact: James R. McCaul, IMA Associates, Inc., 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20037; telephone: (202) 333-8501; or fax: (202) 333-8504
Editor's note: This article pertains to commercial shipbuilding. Details of the U.S. Navy shipbuilding program, which includes the construction of 90 vessels and three major conversions over the next five years, are highlighted in Mr. McCaul's article, "Status Report on Navy Shipbuilding and Repair
SENATE APPROVES $1 BILLION FOR SEALIFT SHIP PROCUREMENT The U.S. Navy continues to be the major source of business for shipyards and marine equipment manufacturers in the United States. This article is an excerpt from recent IMA quarterly business reports on Navy shipbuilding and repair. Navy
The U.S. Navy continues to be the major driver of business for shipyards and marine equipment suppliers in the United States. A status report for shipbuilding programs and a summary of the FY 1990/91 Navy ship procurement budget is provide below. STATUS OF MAJOR PROGRAMS Exhibit 1 shows naval
Knowledge and ability to apply effective resource Wess Roberts) and decided to re-read it after many years. After management: reading that I picked up James C. Hunter’s book The World’s o 1. allocation, assignment, and prioritization of resources Most Powerful Leadership Principle, How to Become a Servant
vessel and modules into place in the graving dock. Great Lakes since 1983. Measuring 639 unloading systems automation. Major Interlake’s Chairman James R. Barker, feet long, 78 feet wide and 45 feet tall, with partners for the project include: American revealed at the event that the new vessel
Dr. Virmani hull-relative navigation and autonomy H2H Geoscience Engineering (H2H) The Schmidt Ocean Institute appointed capabilities. Assisting James on the has announced a new contract with Dr. Jyotika Virmani as its frst Executive hull robotics program is Sam Fladung, Albany Water Board, providing
in its Plymouth, versary of Walsh’s historic descent to the Mass., offce to support its hull robot- deepest point in the oceans in 1960. ics program. James Truman, Senior “This award both pays tribute to an icon Robotics Engineer, is leading the de- in our community and recognizes the velopment of Greensea’s
senior leadership retiring in July following a two month positions. hand-over period. Kline joins Martin & Ottaway Henningsen New CFO at Hamburg Süd james “jim” kline, USCG (Ret)., has lasse carøe henningsen, 46, will joined Martin, Ottaway, van Hemmen become the new Chief Financial Offcer & Dolan
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Kline Jones Muhlert Kline Joins Martin & Ottaway James “Jim” Kline, USCG (Ret)., has joined maritime consulting ?rm Mar- tin, Ottaway, van Hemmen & Dolan, Inc. as an engineering and surveying consultant. Kline recently retired from a 25-year career at the United States Coast Guard
PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Kuosa Hobbs and Training Manager responsible for Obituary: aftermarket sales and training in the Adm. James Steele Gracey Admiral James Steele Gracey, USCG Americas region. Admiral James Steele Gracey (retired), 17th Commandant of the Thrustmaster Hires Fisher Coast Guard
units and Markey winches, The three Eileens are direct descen- leen McAllister was built by Washburn & achieving more than 84 metric tons dur- dants of James McAllister, who founded Doughty in Maine and set sail for its new ing ABS bollard pull certi?cation. Eileen McAllister Towing in 1864. Crowley Charters
COLUMN INLAND WATERWAYS By James Kearns, Special Counsel, Jones Walker LLP With developments in the current two arguments. First, the industry will point out that it does, health crisis almost entirely consuming in fact, contribute to the cost of maintaining our nation’s wa- nearly all news reporting
nature of the risk, and the capabilities, readiness and loca- al law enforcement agencies, and close cooperation with the tion of one’s competitors. So as James Holmes so eloquently international maritime transportation industry. Understand- states, these clashes are not merely about the Strait of Hor- ing
waterway.” in the Sea of Azov, just as China has done in the South China Renewed tensions between Iran and the United States, Sea. Experts such as James Holmes, a professor of maritime heightened further following the Trump administration’s strategy at the United States Naval War College, agree that
double-ended ferries carrying nearly 5,000 Some references: people are the vision that most have of the Staten Island Ferry Ser- BP Exploration, CBO, James Fisher, vice, there is another smaller specialty ferry that, upon its replace- Oceaneering, OSM Maritime Group, RK Ofshore, ment, will serve as
FERRIES tate of Mind It takes a thick skin to live in New York City, let alone to run its Staten Island Ferry service. James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, has been charged with running the ferry service for the last 16 years. We met with
has agreed to acquire Hamilton Joins Hempel Taps OceanConnect Marine, creating one of the largest independent marine Ingram’s Board Lindström as COO James L. Hamilton, an investment Katarina Lindström will join Hempel fuels service and solutions providers banker specializing in global transpor- as
Bay Shipbuilding, said the shipyard this year is 1981, is the largest laker sailing the Great Lakes.] servicing the Edgar B. Speer (1,004 feet), James R. Barker Thanks to a career spent primarily in freshwater, the av- (1,004 feet), Mesabi Miner (1,004 feet), American Integri- erage life expectancy
COLUMN INLAND WATERWAYS The National Freight Strategic Plan and the Inland Waterways By James Kearns The Fixing America’s Surface Trans- industries and companies that serve and utilize our inland portation (FAST) Act was enacted in rivers, ports and terminals. I am the Secretary-Treasurer of December
Kearns myriad shipping magazines was commissioned as a Navy and newspapers since 1970. Of? cer and continued his ca- reer in ship construction at James A. Kearns has rep- various yards globally. resented owners, operators, ? nancial institutions and end users for more than 30 years in the purchase
Freight Strategic Plan Ports and terminals help transform thousands of miles of inland waterways into a freight transportation system. By James Kearns EMISSIONS REDUCTION 30 Rewrite the Rules Emissions action is needed now, and leaders in the private sector are charting the course. By Robert
Today we have three mates that do all of the training for new marine employees to ensure that training is as consistent as we can possibly make it.” – James C. DeSimone, Deputy Commissioner, Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation, Staten Island Ferries crew set about making changes
INTERVIEW Pro? les in Training: Staten Island Ferries Credit: Greg Trauthwein By Greg Trauthwein hen James C. DeSimone, Deputy Com- Ferry Terminal on Staten Island. The system operates eight missioner, Ferry Division, New York vessels on the route, from the largest, 5,300-passenger City Department of
federal in- der consideration by the Senate Committee on the Budget. vestment in our nation’s infrastructure, but nonetheless it Hearing witnesses R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of should be welcome news that the AMH program continues the Army for Civil Works and LTG Todd Semonite, Chief to have solid
• Oil prices – We expect Brent crude to trade in the $55 impacting activity in the deepwater sector will undoubt- to $65 price range over the next ? ve years, gradually in- edly occur over the next ? ve years. They have in the past creasing to $70 to $75 through 2035 in our most likely – e.g., 2010
operations. the annual MarTID report is a valu- are organizations choosing training Pro? les in Training Staten Island Ferries By Greg Trauthwein When James C. DeSimone, Deputy part of New York City’s history and “When I started here (training) was Commissioner, Ferry Division, New future, carrying
Quoatable p. 52 p. 30 “Looking at data in different segments is where Trieste: Historic Deep Dive Turns 60 the big opportunity lies to Don Walsh (bottom) and Jacques reduce fuel consumption, but it also requires taking Piccard inside Trieste’s cabin, 1959. Image courtesy Don Walsh down silos in the