R/V David Packard Construction Kicks Off with Keel Laying Ceremony
December 2, 2021
Construction for the R/V David Packard officially kicked off last Thursday with a keel laying ceremony at Freire Shipyard. Our on-site engineers, William Moon and Isabel Goñi-McAteer joined Michael Kelly of MBARI to celebrate this project milestone.
Dutra Launches Second Glosten-Designed Split-Hull Hopper Barge
November 3, 2021
Dutra Dredging launched their second Glosten-designed split-hull hopper barge this summer, two years after its predecessor, the ES15. The MS16 and ES15 echo the original design we delivered in 1995 with some important updates, including all-new hydraulics from Price Engineering and compliance with the latest ABS requirements prior to their construction at Corn Island Shipyard and Gunderson.
Calwave Deploys Patented xWave Wave Energy Converter
October 20, 2021
The recent deployment of the CalWave Wave Energy Converter (WEC) marks another exciting project milestone this year. Glosten supported CalWave with the engineering and design alongside collaborators from Scripps, the NREL, Sandia, DNV GL, and UC Berkeley.
Defining the Best Technology for Rescue Tugs
October 8, 2021
Check out the September/October 2021 edition of International Tug & Salvage magazine to learn about the merits of purpose-designed rescue tugs and why selecting the right vessel for the job is essential for protecting lives, property, and the local environment.
Oscilla Power Launches the Triton-C Wave Energy Converter
September 29, 2021
Oscilla Power, Inc has launched their first wave energy system, the Triton-C. This is a major milestone and Glosten is honored to have been a part of it, working with OPI to integrate their design through a FEED cycle and providing the design package for the system’s construction.
Glosten is Meeting the Decarbonization Challenge, by Design
September 15, 2021
Glosten President Morgan Fanberg, PE recently spoke with Greg Trauthwein of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News to discuss some of the projects and initiatives Glosten has launched to help the industry meet future emissions requirements.
After a Year of Dealing With Covid and Low Ridership, Ferry Operators Are Rebounding
September 9, 2021
Passenger transportation is making a comeback after a year of low ridership, and recent government grants mean progress for projects like the Glosten/Bieker Foil Ferry.
Kiewit Launches the SAS 2601 and 2602
September 2, 2021
Kiewit has successfully launch of two new split-hull hopper barges: SAS 2601 and 2602. Glosten provided the design for the sister vessels, which were built at Corn Island Shipyard, and Price Engineering supplied the cylinders, winch, and hydraulic and controls systems.
A Windy California Dream
August 24, 2021
Glosten Vice President Ben Ackers sat down with Electrical Contractor Magazine this month to discuss Glosten & GE’s collaborative development of a floating turbine using PelaStar technology and efforts to encourage adoption by making the turbine’s construction and installation more affordable.
First Ollis-Class Ferry En Route to Staten Island
August 11, 2021
The first Ollis-class Staten Island Ferry is officially en route to New York City. Glosten supported the construction of the SSG Michael H. Ollis as owner’s representative through contract design, shipyard qualification and selection, bid review and contract negotiations, construction oversight, testing, and trials.