PelaStar Announces New Partners for FLOWIN Prize Phase 2
April 27, 2023
Glosten is growing its PelaStar™ partner network to prepare for Phase 2 of the US Department of Energy’s Floating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize.
PelaStar™ Tension-Leg Platform Technology Wins FLOWIN Prize
March 29, 2023
We are proud to announce that Glosten has won a FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize with our PelaStar™ tension-leg platform. The competition was launched by the US Department of Energy to spur the development of US floating offshore wind energy technologies.
Glosten and One2three Naval Architects Designing New Australian Research Vessel
February 13, 2023
Glosten and Sydney-based One2three Naval Architects are designing a new research vessel for the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).
Marine News Magazine Features the SA-100
February 10, 2023
In the February issue of Marine News magazine, Glosten’s Peter Soles discusses the SA-100. The article unpacks the design considerations the Glosten and ABB team balanced in developing a high-power methanol-compatible tug with minimal impact to standard operations and performance.
Glosten Awarded Design of CARB-Compliant Station Boats
January 27, 2023
Glosten was selected by San Francisco Bar Pilots to develop a design for station boats that will meet the emissions requirements recently mandated by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
Insights from Workboat Show 2022: New Electric and Hybrid Propulsion Options with Glosten
December 14, 2022
During this year’s International WorkBoat Show, WorkBoat stopped by our booth to chat with Peter Soles and Dave Lee of ABB about the SA-100 and the changes in the market that led to its development.
Q&A: Glosten’s Peter Soles on New Methanol-Hybrid Tug Design
November 22, 2022
Glosten and ABB’s vessel concept, the SA-100, is charting new territory. Concept developer Peter Soles recently sat down with Marine Log to discuss the design—check out the Q&A to learn how we balanced operational requirements and addressed technical challenges, and why we chose methanol propulsion as a solution for helping small vessel operators transition away from diesel.
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.