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Tier IV Regulations & Their Impact

October 23, 2014 | (Recorded) How will the marine industry be affected by the EPA’s Tier IV Emission Regulations? During this interactive webinar hear from marine industry professionals discuss the Tier IV regulations and their impact. How is it different from Tier 2 or 3? What challenges will operators, designers and builders face?  How can the EPA and industry work together to meet compliance deadlines?  Sponsored by:  Since its formation in 1973, Renishaw has...

Outlook for Boatbuilding in 2014 & Beyond

September 30, 2014 | (Recorded) WorkBoat brings together industry leaders from some of the nation’s leading second-tier boatyards in an exclusive on-demand webinar. Join industry professionals from Conrad Shipyard and All American Marine as they discuss the future of boatbuilding and boatyards in the U.S. Sponsored by:   ABS is one of the world’s leading classification societies. Since 1862, it has been setting safety standards for the marine and offshore...

Future of LNG for Marine Industry in 2014 and Beyond: A WorkBoat Interactive Discussion

June 25, 2014 (Recorded) LNG is a term used often in the commercial marine industry. Even though it appears to be the next breakthrough, there are still a lot of questions surrounding its implementation, including:  Where will the supply come from? Will there be adequate access? Is there sufficient infrastructure to support LNG? What are the obstacles hindering progress? During this webinar, hear from thought leaders as they discuss the answers to these questions, the current...

Outlook for OSV Industry in 2014 and Beyond: A WorkBoat Interactive Discussion

March 26, 2014 (Recorded)  The fortunes of supply vessel operators rise and fall in lock step with offshore contract drilling companies. Drillers are dependent upon the E&P activity of oil and gas companies, who are primarily dependent upon oil and gas prices. However, events other than market influences can sometimes determine whether a particular offshore region will enjoy significant drilling and production activity. It can be a vicious cycle.  Hear from top analysts and...

Challenges and Opportunities for Inland Waterways: A WorkBoat Interactive Discussion

December 18, 2013 (Recorded)  Originally scheduled for December 11th  WorkBoat brings together industry leaders from some of the nation’s vital inland waterways organizations in an exclusive interactive webinar.  Join top executives from American Commercial Lines, Blessey Marine Services and more as they discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the inland waterways businesses in the coming years. Speaker(s): Walter Blessey, Chairman and CEO, Blessey Marine...

The Future of Shipbuilding: WorkBoat Interactive Discussion

September 18, 2013 (Recorded)   WorkBoat brings together industry leaders from some of the nation’s leading second-tier boatyards in an exclusive interactive webinar.  Join top executives from Bollinger Shipyards, All American Marine, Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding and Fincantieri Marine Group as they discuss the future of boatbuilding and boatyards in the U.S. Speaker(s) Moderator(s):    Chris Bollinger, Executive Vice President, Bollinger...

3D Laser Scanning for the Shipbuilding Industry

May 29, 2013 (Recorded) Looking to build more efficiently, reducing waste and rework? Then it's time to investigate 3D laser scanning, technology that is revolutionizing engineering and design. In this webinar, we'll explore the technology of 3D data capture and how it's being applied to vessel construction, repair and maintenance, and operations. Learn about point clouds, 3D modeling, visualization and much more from experts in the field. Speaker:  Daryl Johnson, Engineering...

Outlook for the 2013 OSV Market and Beyond

May 15, 2013 (Recorded) The fortunes of supply vessel operators rise and fall in lock step with offshore contract drilling companies. Drillers are dependent upon the E&P activity of oil and gas companies, who are primarily dependent upon oil and gas prices. However, events other than market influences can sometimes determine whether a particular offshore region will enjoy significant drilling and production activity. It can be a vicious cycle.  Join in the discussion as David...

Crew Staffing Challenges for Offshore Support Vessels in Territorial & Outer Continental Shelf Waters

April 24, 2013 | (Recorded) One of today's most challenging issues is related to the staffing of Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) and rigs on territorial waters and the outer continental shelf (OCS) of particular nations. With the shortage of able seamen and technical crew in countries such as Angola, Brazil, the United Kingdom and others, operators rely on crew resources available in foreign nations to man their vessels.   This brings numerous complications, including deployment...

Contaminated River and Harbor Sediments--Problems, Potential and Profits

March 27, 2013 (Recorded)  In the US alone, the EPA has estimated that there is approximately 1.2 billion cubic yards of contaminated sediment under the country's waterways.  Estimates for clean sediment disposal range from $500 to $944 per cubic yard with dredging costs over $194 per cubic yard. This extra expense has complicated the debate over port and waterway maintenance.  Remediating contaminated sediments has already created new markets for dredging...