Hybrid-Methanol Tug Offers a Bridge to Zero-Carbon Towage
September 23, 2022
Working with ABB, the naval architecture firm Glosten has designed a hybrid-drive ship assist tug that would run on methanol.
Glosten and ABB Introduce Methanol-Hybrid Tug
September 22, 2022
Naval architecture firm Glosten and ABB have joined forces to develop a methanol-hybrid ship assist tug design that provides operators with a viable path to carbon-neutral operations while minimizing operating costs.
Making Moves Toward Methanol
August 10, 2022
Electrification is an excellent means for many operators to reduce the carbon footprint of their fleets—but it’s not the answer for every vessel. This month’s issue of Pacific Maritime Magazine features an article from Glosten president Morgan Fanberg, PE that posits methanol as a solution for vessels looking beyond electric propulsion for a manageable, near-term transition to alternative fuel.
Glosten Selected for Hydrogen-Hybrid Research Vessel Design
August 2, 2022
UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography awarded Glosten the design of a groundbreaking new hydrogen-hybrid research vessel. It will replace the R/V Robert Gordon Sproul, and continue its predecessor’s legacy as a learning platform for the next generation of ocean scientists.
Williams Replacement Vessel Shipyard Bid Opportunity
July 21, 2022
The Port of Portland is soliciting proposals from qualified shipyards for the construction of a new Glosten-designed dredge tender to replace the W.L. Williams.
Kris Volpenhein Joins Glosten as PelaStar Commercialization Lead
June 21, 2022
We are pleased to welcome Kris Volpenhein to Glosten as our PelaStar Commercialization Lead.
Engineering Services for the Steamer Virginia V
June 17, 2022
The steamer Virginia V is celebrating its 100th year of service this year, and it’s thanks to the preservation efforts of the Steamer Virginia V Foundation that this historic Seattle landmark has stood the test of time.
News & Events
SBX-1 Featured In Netflix Movie Interceptor
June 15, 2022
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.
Glosten Awarded Design of 50-Meter KAUST Research Vessel
June 8, 2022
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.
Main Deck Placed Onto R/V Taani Super Module
May 18, 2022
The R/V Taani is one of three Glosten-designed Regional Class Research Vessels (RCRVs) under construction at Bollinger Shipyards, and last week our team witnessed two modules of the main deck placed onto Taani’s “super module”—a piece of epic proportions that accounts for most of the ship’s hull.