Glosten Principal Ken Lane Awarded Title of SNAME Honorary Vice President
October 19, 2022
Congratulations to Glosten Principal Ken Lane on being awarded the title of Honorary Vice President by SNAME! Throughout Ken’s 41-year career, he has made valuable contributions to the industry through the Society.
Line Throwing Trial Study
September 30, 2022
The ability to safely and effectively deploy a messenger line to a disabled oceangoing vessel is just as crucial as having a tug on hand that is capable of towing it. Last summer, the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council engaged Glosten to identify and rank best available technologies for this purpose.
Ice-Strengthened HT-60 Variant Tugboat Launch
September 16, 2022
Our ice-strengthened harbor tug has launched! This Glosten-designed ASD tug was based on our HT-60 concept and built by Washburn & Doughty.
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.