Video: Yank Marine owners talk boatbuilding and Covid-19

Last week, I interviewed Bette Jean and John Yank, owners of Yank Marine Inc. in Tuckahoe, N.J. The shipyard, located about an hour south of Philadelphia and 30 minutes from Atlantic City, N.J., was established in 1969. Together with its Dorchester, N.J., location, Yank can build and repair vessels up to 200′. During the interview, we discussed what projects the yard is handling, dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, and the offshore wind market.

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David Krapf

David Krapf has been editor of WorkBoat, the nation’s leading trade magazine for the inland and coastal waterways industry, since 1999. He is responsible for overseeing the editorial direction of the publication. Krapf has been in the publishing industry since 1987, beginning as a reporter and editor with daily and weekly newspapers in the Houston area. He also was the editor of a transportation industry daily in New Orleans before joining WorkBoat as a contributing editor in 1992. He has been covering the transportation industry since 1989, and has a degree in business administration from the State University of New York at Oswego, and also studied journalism at the University of Houston.

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