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Gregory Trauthwein's Profile

t********n@marinelink.com
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118 East 25th St.
New York, NY 10010
United States

Employment Status

Company Employee

Professional Interests

Admiralty Law, Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering, Navigation / Communication Equipment, Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), Renewable Energy, Safety & Fire Protection, Ship/Boat building and Repair, Underwater Vehicles (manned), Vessels, Weather Routing

Trade Events

CMA, Europort, International Workboat Show, MACC, Marintech China, Norshipping, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Ocean Business, OceanTech, Oceans, Offshore Europe, SMM, SNAME, Underwater Intervention, PVA Maritrends

Associations and Organizations

Soceity of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers

Blogs

Maritime Emissions

Super Slow Steaming: A Good Idea?

Posted to Maritime Emissions (by Gregory Trauthwein) on February 25, 2010

The NY Times this week published an interesting article on the notion of Slow Steaming and Super Slow Steaming, discussing with Maersk its policy on slowing ships down in the name of saving fuel and reducing emissions. At a conference last year, the issue of slowing ships down was a hot topic.

DNV: 15% Emission Reduction, No Added Costs

Posted to Maritime Emissions (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 22, 2009

Shipowners can reduce air emissions up to 15% from ships, using available technology on today’s ships, according to Tor Svensen, COO of DNV Maritime, without incurring additional costs. Speaking in Oslo the day before the start of NorShipping 2009…

DNV: 15% Emission Reduction, No Added Costs

Posted to Maritime Emissions (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 22, 2009

Shipowners can reduce air emissions up to 15% from ships, using available technology on today’s ships, according to Tor Svensen, COO of DNV Maritime, without incurring additional costs. Speaking in Oslo the day before the start of NorShipping 2009…

DNV: 15% Emission Reduction, No Added Costs

Posted to Maritime Emissions (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 22, 2009

Shipowners can reduce air emissions up to 15% from ships, using available technology on today’s ships, according to Tor Svensen, COO of DNV Maritime, without incurring additional costs. Speaking in Oslo the day before the start of NorShipping 2009…

DNV: 15% Emission Reduction, No Added Costs

Posted to Maritime Emissions (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 22, 2009

Shipowners can reduce air emissions up to 15% from ships, using available technology on today’s ships, according to Tor Svensen, COO of DNV Maritime, without incurring additional costs. Speaking in Oslo the day before the start of NorShipping 2009…


Maritime Economics

Maritime Recovery: When and Where?

Posted to Maritime Economics (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 23, 2009

Though there are signs of economic recovery, the reality remains that the maritime industry is in for a tumultuous mid-term future, as a record orderbook of ships and boats enter an already beaten down market. Talk last week in Oslo at NorShipping 2009 centered not on if…


Shipbuilding

Better Fuel Economy: An Air Issue?

Posted to Shipbuilding (by Gregory Trauthwein) on March 30, 2010

Air is big these days. Just last month (March 2010) in the pages of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News we featured a small bit on NYK and MHI testing an "air lubrication system", aiming to reduce CO2 emissions by up to 10%. Several years ago…

Canada: A $43B Opportunity

Posted to Shipbuilding (by Gregory Trauthwein) on July 1, 2009

Below is the text from a column set to appear in the July 2009 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News which disucsses the growing shipbuilding opportunities in Canada. The Author, Peter Cairns, is head of the Shipbuilding Association…

China Plows Ahead

Posted to Shipbuilding (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 23, 2009

Conventional wisdom of supply and demand would dictate that when demand is low -- or in the case for new ships, nonexistent -- supply would shrink accordingly. China appears to continue to buck common economic philosophy, as it announced plans to build a massive ship construction facility…


Inland Waterways

Paraguay: New Hotbed of Marine Business

Posted to Inland Waterways (by Gregory Trauthwein) on April 14, 2014

“Paraguay? That was my quote, and I have it on tape, when Dale Gusick, Export Sales Manager, #R.W. Fernstrum,  said this when I stopped by in Menominee, MI, last December for a meeting an interview with one of the ubiquitous names in the marine business, R.W.

WCI Touts Stimulus Funding

Posted to Inland Waterways (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 24, 2009

The Waterways Council (WCI) (www.waterwayscouncil.org) hosted a lunch in today to update the media on WCI initiatives for the coming year. WCI, which is made of nearly 250 companies which do business on the U.S. inland waterways, continues…


Offshore Oil & Gas

Shale Oil & Gas: Evolution of Revolution?

Posted to Offshore Oil & Gas (by Gregory Trauthwein) on April 2, 2014

Energy is ubiquitous, and as any reader of these pages knows all too well is a prime driver of this and any transport market, whether as a cargo or a fuel. Several recent interviews and discussions with those in the know, including Joe Pyne of Kirby Corp.…

GOM Lease Sale Nets $690M in Bids

Posted to Offshore Oil & Gas (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 29, 2009

Good news, particularly of the financial variety, is not always easy to find these days. For those serving the maritime industry, some degree of solace can be be found in the offshore oil and gas markets, which continue to drive new business despite a global financial crisis.

GOM Lease Sale News $690M in Bids

Posted to Offshore Oil & Gas (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 29, 2009

Good news, particularly of the financial variety, is not always easy to find these days. For those serving the maritime industry, some degree of solace can be be found in the offshore oil and gas markets, which continue to drive new business despite a global financial crisis.


Subsea Technology

Dangers of the Deep

Posted to Subsea Technology (by Gregory Trauthwein) on April 27, 2010

IMAGE: Deepwater Horizon Trajectory Map Cumulative for 22 April through 26 April 2010, including forecast for 27 April. Based on trajectories and overflight information. The events call to mind one of my favorite movies, Apollo 13, which documents…

GE: Big Investment in Offshore Wind

Posted to Subsea Technology (by Gregory Trauthwein) on March 26, 2010

GE announced plans to invest approximately $455m to develop or expand its wind turbine manufacturing, engineering and service facilities in four European countries—the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden and Germany—signaling GE’s long-term commitment to the promising European offshore wind sector.

Are Profits "Blowin' in the Wind"

Posted to Subsea Technology (by Gregory Trauthwein) on October 1, 2009

A recent report from Douglas-Westwood should be viewed in detail by anyone who currently, or hopes to make money from the growing offshore wind business. According to the report, offshore wind activity, despite the tough global economy and precipitous decline in oil prices…

Don't Forget Salvage

Posted to Subsea Technology (by Gregory Trauthwein) on September 29, 2009

Earlier this month I attended a conference where marine salvage and subsea industry leaders gathered to discuss the environmental, legal, financial and moral ramifications of the discovery and recovery of marine casualties, new and old, around the globe.


The Challenges of Marine Fuels and Emissions Compliance

Getting ready for increased emissions scrutiny

Posted to The Challenges of Marine Fuels and Emissions Compliance (by Gregory Trauthwein) on January 13, 2010

The challenges of regulations such as the European SECA's or now ECA's and CARB have awakened the maritime community to the needs for some drastic changes in the way we operate. Bolt on solutions or the old "mechanic in a can" approach just won't make compliance a snap.


Issues associated with the use of low viscosity distillates

Issues associated with the use of low viscosity distillates

Posted to Issues associated with the use of low viscosity distillates (by Gregory Trauthwein) on January 14, 2010

1.  Lubricity issues of distillates versus residual fuels. 2.  Suitability of existing equipment for use with distillate fuels. 3.  Operational safety when using distillates in large marine auxiliary and propulsion boilers. Lubricity concerns…


Maritime Casualties

Lessons from the Sky

Posted to Maritime Casualties (by Gregory Trauthwein) on June 25, 2014

In case you missed it, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on June 24, 2014, released its findings regarding the crash of Asiana Flight 214 last year in San Francisco (http://www.ntsb.gov/news/events/2014/asiana214/abstract.html) .

South Korean Ferry Disaster is Tragic ... But Murder?

Posted to Maritime Casualties (by Gregory Trauthwein) on April 21, 2014

I, like you, am following the unfolding tragedy in South Korea with close attention. Having covered this industry for more than two decades, I have seen more than my fair share of head-shaking disasters which have caused harm to people, property and environments.


Maritime Professional Interviews

INTERVIEW: Paal Johansen, DNV GL - Maritime

Posted to Maritime Professional Interviews (by Gregory Trauthwein) on April 24, 2014

Paal Johansen     I head up the joint maritime operations in North and South America. My previous position was Director of Renewable Energy in DNV North America. Throughout my32 years in DNV I have held management positions for the company’s…


Coast Guard Foundation

Coast Guard Foundation NYC Event a Success

Posted to Coast Guard Foundation (by Gregory Trauthwein) on October 10, 2014

There is nothing quite like a black-tie event in New York City, and for those of you who have never attended, I highly recommend the Coast Guard Foundation (www.coastguardfoundation.org) dinner held in early October in New York. The event is…