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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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