SBX-1 Featured In Netflix Movie Interceptor

Posted By: Meredith Miller | Press

The distinctive-looking Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX-1) is a self-propelled, semi-submersible radar vessel and the setting for the 2022 Netflix movie Interceptor starring Elsa Pataky. While it’s not able to launch missiles like the movie suggests, it is still an integral part of the US Department of Defense Ballistic Missile Defense...

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Glosten Awarded Design of 50-Meter KAUST Research Vessel

Posted By: Meredith Miller | Naval Architecture, Press

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has selected Glosten to design a new 50-meter research vessel that will support scientific research in the Middle East. The vessel will replace its namesake, the 22-year-old R/V Thuwal, expanding its size and capabilities in the areas of geoscience, bioscience, marine...

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Glosten Talks Ferry Funding With Senator Patty Murray

Posted By: Meredith Miller | Press, Uncategorized

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law which passed in November 2021 represents the biggest investment in public transit in US history to date. Part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP), the law includes billions to electrify and modernize ferry fleets and ports in the interest of reducing pollution, congestion, and commute...

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ERMA FIRST Acquires oneTank, LLC

Posted By: Meredith Miller | Acquisition, Ballast Water Treatment, Press

We are excited to announce the sale of oneTank, LLC to ERMA FIRST, a cutting-edge developer and manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems. oneTank is a product of Glosten’s R&D program, where it evolved from a concept into a fully realized ballast water treatment system. To date, it is...

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Glosten President Morgan Fanberg Testifies Before Congress on Decarbonization

Posted By: Meredith Miller | Press

On April 15th, Glosten President Morgan Fanberg testified before Congress to share his perspective on decarbonizing the US marine industry. The Coast Guard and Marine Transportation subcommittee solicited input from five expert witnesses—all of whom spoke about reducing carbon pollution and advancing zero-emissions technology. Morgan emphasized that decarbonization presents...

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Glosten Obtains ISO 9001 Certification

Posted By: Meredith Miller | Press

Glosten is constantly striving to improve our processes and the quality of our work. We have obtained the ISO 9001 certification to demonstrate this commitment to our partners and uphold these rigorous standards internally. Per certification requirements, our Quality Management System is audited annually and is subject to regular...

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Glosten Launches oneTank™ Ballast Treatment Product

Posted By: Megan Ponce | Ballast Water Treatment, Press

Glosten subsidiary oneTank, LLC is up and running, now with a complete suite of regulatory type approvals for the ballast water treatment system, oneTank™. In 2020, oneTank™ was awarded certification from both the International Maritime Organization and from the US Coast Guard. oneTank™ was conceived by Glosten engineers who have…

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Glosten Unveils New Ship Assist Tug

Posted By: Megan Ponce | Marine Design, Naval Architecture, Press

We are pleased to introduce the Glosten SA-80, a thoughtfully designed 70-ton ASD tug for inner harbor service. This no-nonsense tug was carefully developed to enhance all aspects of ship assist and barge handling functions in busy port complexes.  A refreshing alternative to the increasingly common “do-it-all” tug, the SA-80…

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Adapting to Change

Posted By: Maggie Moon | Press

Nearly two years ago, Glosten invested in our technology infrastructure and implemented new policies and procedures to provide our associates with the option of working remotely two days per week.  In March, we opened our remote work policy to enable unlimited remote work to do our part to “flatten...

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