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.
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.
Skagit County’s Guemes Island Ferry Granted Funding
March 18, 2022
We are so excited to share that Skagit County has secured funding from the Move Ahead WA Transportation package which will fund the Guemes Island Ferry Replacement Project through vessel delivery! The Glosten-designed vessel—slated to be the first zero-emission ferry on Puget Sound—can now move forward with soliciting bids for construction.
R/V David Packard Hull Unit CC08 Placement
February 25, 2022
Roughly one third of the steel that will make up the R/V David Packard’s hull has been placed on the slipway at Freire Shipyard with another third in various stages of construction at the fabrication shops.
Glosten Designs Polar Class Ice-breaking Antarctic Research Vessel (ARV)
February 7, 2022
Glosten’s Antarctic Research Vessel (ARV) concept will feature increased endurance and ice-breaking capabilities, support more scientists on board, and help continue the advancement of science in the Antarctic.
BEIS Grants £10 Million to Glosten and Partners for 2MW Floating Wind Turbine Demonstrator
January 25, 2022
The UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has granted £10 million to SENSEWind, Glosten, and Subsea Micropiles to build a 2MW floating wind turbine demonstrator off the coast of Scotland.
Jim Wolfe, PE and Will Moon, PE Promoted to Principals
January 5, 2022
Congratulations to Glosten’s newest principals, James Wolfe, PE and William Moon. Jim and Will both joined the firm in the mid-2000s and have been critical in helping Glosten grow into the organization it is today.