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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Proposed conceptual rendering of CCRV (Image courtesy of Glosten)
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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.

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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.

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Hornblower Gets $8 Million Green Hydrogen Project Grant
May 5, 2022

Hydrogen technology could play a vital role in helping us meet the maritime industry’s ambitious emissions and renewable energy targets, which is why Glosten is working with Hornblower Group to develop the design for the first green maritime hydrogen fueling station in the US.

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On the Cusp of a Boom, US Floating Wind Gains Traction
April 21, 2022

The latest issue of Marine Log looks at the state of offshore wind and features commentary from Glosten’s PelaStar Business Development Lead Bill Hurley on logistical considerations for potential sites and the vessels that would support them.

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Staying Grounded About Electrification
January 21, 2022

The latest issue of Marine News Magazine features an article from Glosten engineer Sean Caughlan which discusses the realities of battery storage and some of the impacts that operators should be aware of when looking at battery or hybrid-electric power solutions.

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