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Tanker Towline Best Available Technology Review
May 15, 2020

The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council enlisted Glosten to undertake an evaluation of available technologies and methods for establishing an initial messenger line connection between a disabled oceangoing vessel and a response vessel at sea for the purposes of connecting emergency towing gear.

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Zero-V Feasibility Study
July 2, 2018

The goals of this feasibility study were to determine the technical, regulatory, and economic feasibility of a coastal research vessel powered solely by hydrogen fuel cells, assess the environmental benefits, and determine the prospects for refueling such a vessel at the expected points of call.

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Vessel Report: Arctic Class Tug
April 27, 2016

In the April 2016 issue of SNAME’s magazine, the Vessel Report spotlight is on the Glosten-designed Arctic Class tugs for Foss Maritime.

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144-Car Ferry LNG Fuel Conversion Feasibility Study
July 1, 2011

Washington State Ferries (WSF) is investigating powering the new 144-Car ferries with liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel, which has potential to reduce operational costs and air emissions when compared to diesel fuel.

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LNG Use for Washington State Ferries
March 19, 2010

LNG use as a marine fuel is both practical and cost effective and has been used in Norway for fueling ferries for over a decade.

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Mixing Biocides into Ships’ Ballast Water
June 11, 2009

This paper was developed to provide the reader with supplemental background information on a proposed series of shipboard field tests.

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Developing a Marine Vessel Environmental Rating System
March 1, 2009

The importance of facing environmental challenges in maritime shipping was highlighted in 2007, when the International Maritime Organization (IMO) selected “IMO Response to Current Environmental Challenges” as its theme for World Maritime Day.

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Shipboard Ballast Water Treatment Facility: T/SGolden Bear
February 19, 2009

The T/S Golden Bear will serve as a shipboard ballast water treatment testing facility, with its operational goal set for late 2009.

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Marine Vessel Emissions, Strategies for Abatement
February 12, 2009

After years of debate, the beginning of 2008 found broad industry recognition that marine vessel emissions have a significant impact on population health in coastal areas, and to a lesser extent global warming.

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Ballast Water Treatment Technology: Design, Risk Assessment, and Installation on a Tank Ship
August 15, 2008

The IMO has established a timetable by which vessels must be equipped with ballast water treatment systems that meet a prescribed performance standard.

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