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MARCH2014FOGHORN15FOGHORNFocuScONvENTiONREviEwTravelIndustryIsNearlyFullyRecoveredTravelExpertTellsPVAConventionAttendeesTheU.S.tavelindustyhasnealyfullyecveedfmtheecessinanindustyexpetsaidinJanuay.IntemsfemplymenttheU.S.tavelindustyisalmstbacktpe-ecessinlevelsJamieFaulkeDiectfreseachPductsattheU.S.TavelAssciatininWashintnDCtldcnventinattendeesaddinthatthetavelandtuismindustyhasebundedfastethanmanytheindusties.InhepesentatinWhatIsTendininTavelandTuismFaulknecitedthefactthatunlikeindustiestuismjbscanntbeutsuced.Faulknealssaidthatwhiledmestictaveliswintheinte-natinaltavelmaketisexpandinfastewithtavelescminttheU.S.fmAsiaSuthAmeicaandEupe.Intenatinaltavelepesents17pecentfttaltavelspendinshesaidwithvisitsfmChinaBazilandAentinaheadinthelist.gwthisexpectedtcmefmemeincuntiesathethanEupeanvisitsinthecminyeas.Faulknersresearchdemonstratesthatvesseloperatorsshouldfndthatdmestictaveleswillcntinuetenjysihtseeinandfamily-elatedtipspaticulalyfspecialccasins.Leanmeathttpswww.facebk.cmpht.phpv10153749231825643setvb.424848115642type3theatenEconomistTellsBusinessOwnerstoMonitorEconomicNewsforTell-taleIndicatorsJimZitekFundeandCEofHabCapitalgupInc.tldPVAcnventinattendeesthatbusinesswnesneedtbediligentinfndingandinterpretingnewseptseadintheecnmypayinclseattentintecnmicalwthandinationanddeation.Yucantjusttnesuceyuhavetcnsultavaietyfsucesnewsbadcastsnewspapeeptsblsetc.tetthefullpictuefwhatishappenininthedmesticandfeinecnmyZitekexplainedsayinthattheeavaietyfindicatsthatimpactecnmichealthanditsaethatneesucewillaccu-atelyassessthemall.Ziteklectuedvesselwnesandpeatsnthediffeencebetweentheealecnmyvesusthepetendne.GloballyCertifiedMarineCeilingsfromaProvenSupplierforallVesselTypeswww.ceilingworks.com.auwww.nicholsboats.comExpertBoatBuildersSteelAluminumConstructionSalesnicholsboats.com360331-5500x311CoNtINueDoNPage16 16MARCH2014FOGHORNFOGHORNFocuScONvENTiONREviEw2570BlD.128AuaIL60502T630.236.3500CENTAPowertrAnsmIssIonLeADIngByInnovAtIonUSAbasedproductionOver20uniquedesignsOver16millionsoldTorsionalvibrationexpertsTrustCENTATheGlobalInnovatorSince1970CENTALINKCarbonFiberDriveshaftsInnovativeexiblecouplingsformarineapplicationsTheealeconomyisbasedonpoductionofwealthmeaninthatowthisbasedpoductivity.WheeasthepetendeconomytheossdomesticpoductogDPisbasedonconsumption.Hesaidthatimpotantindicatosfoahealthyeconomyincludenewjobsaddedmonthlyandatwopecentowthinconsumespendin.ZitekalsostessedtheimpotanceofsavinssayinthattheaveaeAmeicanwokesavesjust6.8pecentofhisoheincomewhileAsianstendtosaveabout30pecentoftheiwaes.Leanmoeathttpswww.facebook.comphoto.phpv10153754785260643setvb.424848115642type3theatenCoastGuardRearAdmiralApplaudsPassengerVesselOperatorsStrongSafetyRecordreaAdmialJosephA.SevidioAssistantCommandantfoPeventionPolicyfotheU.S.Coastguadpaisedthestonsafetyecodaswellastheenvionmentalstew-adshipecodoftheU.S.passenevesselindustyinapesentationdeliveedonJanuay202014inHoustonatthePVAAnnualConventionatMaiTends2014.rADMSevidioalsoapplaudedtheoodelation-shipbetweentheCoastguadandPVAaswellastheindustyspositiveinspectionandpeventionpactices.Howevehealsosaidheseeschallenesahead.WefacescalchallengesandwillhaveasmallerCoastguadwithsomebilletsvacant.Wefaceiskmanae-mentchallenesandneedtolookatleadinindicatoswhenincidentplannin.SafetyawardswinnersRonWille2ndfromleftandPatrickMurphy2ndfromrightarerecognizedbyDaveAndersonfarleftVADMJosephServidiocenterandCarolynHorganfarright. MARCH2014FOGHORN17FOGHORNFocuScONvENTiONREviEwTHEPOWERTOMOVEGtmaximmptimalngwithindsty-ladingpwlicincyandlwmissins.CatmainnginsgivythliabltimlysvicybsinssdmandsallbackdbythglbalCatdalntwk.BingCatnginsnbadtday.VsyulclCdllbuusmarine.Cat.Com3512CTi3C32ACerTTi3C18ACerTTi32013Catpilla.Allightssvd.CATCATerPILLArBuILTforITthispctivlgsACerTCatpillaYllwandthPwedgtaddssaswllascpatandpdctidntitysdhinatadmaksCatpillaandmayntbsdwithtpmissin.HealsackwlededthatthenatialMaieCetesaestaiedbuttheeistaiitmeetdemad.WhilehepaisedPVAsewFLAgSHIPsafetymaaemetsystemcalliitexcellethecautiedthattheffsheadcuiseshipidustiesalshadSMSadex-peiecedicidets.TheseplasaehadtdevelpbuttheymustbedeSevidisaid.ThereaAdmialdiscussedmaieevimetalstewad-ship.Theewillbeaeatefcusevimetalstadadswiththediectiheadedtwadzedischarge.AndregardingliquefedatualasLngweecizethepushfevimetaltechl-ies.FiallyrADMSevidisaidthatheisappetfthedistictibetweedmesticaditeatialeulatisaddestwattmeldthetw.WeaedipettywellbutIseemfimpvemetmvifwadhesaid.nGettingBusinessestotheNextLevelStartsfromWithintheCompanyIhispesetatiTakiYuBusiesstthenextLevelLayTaylPesidetftheTaylPefmacegupstessedthatcpatesuccesscmesfmwithithecmpay.Astbusiesscultueisciticalhesaid.oaizatialbehavisthatmeetthemeticsasdefnedbycorporatemanagementsbusiessplasaeessetialfthepeatitadvace.Aunifedapproachtomeetingthebusiessplaalsadbjectivesisvitalheemphasizedexplaiithatallemplyeesfmalllevelsmustudestadadbuy-ittheplafittsucceed.Fpasseevesselpeatsthesealsadbjectivesmaybeafcuscustmesevicesafety.Adeveyefmticketisalesaetstdeckhadsteieesadseistaffhavetfullyude-stadwhatisexpectedfthemteachthecpatealadthedwhatisequiedtachieveit.Taylshaedsevealeal-wldexamplesfcmpaiesthathavebeeablettaketheibusiessesttheextlevelthuhtheccetedefftsfmaaemetwkiialimetwithitsemplyees.nPVAWELCOMESNEWMEMBERSMarineGroupBoatWorksCulaVisaCAM.torobesAssociaeMembePumpSolutionsGroupAmericasdelanJM.ryaholakAssociaeMembeDestinyCruisesMieapolisMnM.rayLeeVesselMembeLibertyBelleCruisesF.LauealeFLM.JamesCampbellVesselMembeSoundExperiencePotosewACap.JosuaBegeVesselMembe oJauay142014theCastguadpublishedaFederalRegisterticeauciaDaftguidacefItepetireulatisfMaieCasualtyreptiwasavailablefpubliccmmet.ThisdaftfappsednaviatiadVesselIspecticiculanVICisal-plaedattempttaidtheidustyadtheCoastGuardeldforcesinconsistentitepetatifadcmpliacewiththemaiecasualtyeptieula-tis.ThedaftnVICcsistsffupaesfpupsebackuddiscussiadpcessfmaiecasualtyeptiwithemphasisCastguadpceduesadidustyespsibilities.ThedaftnVICalsicludesa12-paeeclsuethathihlihtswdsadphasesfthemaiecasualtyeptieula-tiswithaccmpayiitepe-tatis.ThetheemaisectisftheeclsueaeetitledreptiExclusisnticefMaieCasualtiesadIcidetsIvlviFeiTakVessels.ThesectfmstiteesttumembeshipisCommentsNeededonCoastGuard2692ReportofMarineCasualtiesNVIC18MARCH2014FOGHORNREGuLaTORyREPoRTByPeterLauridsenPVARegulatoryAffairsConsultantLeMCMmgerrceccrgeMCMisaleadingindependentinsurancebrokeragebasedinthePacifcNorthwest.Ourmarinepracticegrouphasmorethan100yearsocombinedexperienceplacinginsuranceandmanagingthemarineindustrysuniquerisks.Whetherwereworkingwithvesseloperatorsbuildersrepairacilitiesorsupplierswecreatespecializedsolutionsthatmeeteachclientsneeds.EMpLoyEEBEnEfitsExECutivEBEnEfitsREtiREMEntpLansinsuRanCEadvisoRypRopERtyCasuaLtyContactDamonL.Nasmanat206262-6375oremaildamon.nasmanmcmnw.comwww.mcmnw.com100FurunodesignedLinuxsoftwareimprovesstabilityreducesvirusriskFullycompliantIMOsystems1923.1LCDorBlackBoxECDISwithusersuppliedwideglassbridgemonitorsareavailableSimpleEthernetconnectiontoFAR2xx7Radarssavingthousandsovercomplexinterfacekitswww.FurunoUSA.comwww.Facebook.comFurunoECDISElectronicChartDisplayandInformationSystem thenticefMaieCasualties.PVAthuhitsQualityPateshipwiththeCastguadhasvetheyeasstessedtheidustysfustatiwiththewidediffeecesbetweeCastguadcmmadsiitepetatiefcemetadc-sequetialactisfmaieicidetepti.Itiswitheataticipatithatwewhaveeceivedappsalthathpefullyeslvesthatlstadifustati.AswebeiueviewftheppsednVICitisusettlithateadeshavehadtheedistictlydiffeeteactis.Smeseeeslu-tifsmeccessmeseechaefmthestatusquadthesaeveydisappitedthathpedfimpvemetisabset.Thisidicatestusthatitwastitepetatifcueteula-tithatwaseededbutaaalysisfthepupsepcessadauthi-tiesfthecasualtyeptisystemitself.ThecuetusesascitedithedaftnVICaeIfmatiaddatacllectedduimaiecasualtyivestiatisaeusedbyawideaudiecefmaypupsesfmefcemetflawstehacemetfpevetiactivitiesi.e.safetyaletsadstadads.Iadditievemiicidetspvidevaluableleadiidicatadtedaalysisifmaticiticalfaeffectivepevetipam.nicewdswithutsubstace.Whitheaudieceissevedfwhatpupsesaetheysevedwhyisitidustysespsibilitywhataetheehace-metsfstadadsthathaveevlvedwhataetheleadiidicatsthathaveimpvedeffectiveessadiwhsepamsAdaftethsequestisaeanswereddothebenetsjustifythecstCathecstevebeaccuatelyestimatedsiceitisavemetadidustybudefpeplepapepcessapyamidfcmmadi-vestiatsatteysleislatsad-miistatsadmaiestameafew.ThepeidiceauthizatiftheCg2692fmisudimetayadfcusesmeehadlifthefmadtthebadivestiativepcesssuppteddiectlyadidi-ectly.WedeedsmefmfipamassessmetfeffectiveessadefcemetbutisittheethathaswupilftteadhcstepsadasewmissisweeaddedttheCastguadivetyi.e.pllutictladespsePbablyt.recethistyhasshwthattheexistidataplhasbeeiedipasseeweihtcabdixideCo2eulatitakvesselMARCH2014FOGHORN19REGuLaTORyREPoRT resposeout-of-watersurvivalcraftautomaticidetificatiosystemsAISadotherreulatoryiitiatives.TheCoastguardhaseitherioreditsowaalysisorfailediitsdutytothoseudefiedotherusersiitswideaudiecewithotherpurposes.TherequestforcommetsithisoticeufortuatelyisfarmorelimitedtothespeciccontentofthedraftnVICsothatisourimmediatecocer.Tothateditbearsaclosereadiadcriticalcotetcommetbyallmembers.ThenVICtrackstheauthorityofthecasualtyivestiatioproramtoitsleislativerootsadifactquotesthatleislatioipart.Thereula-toryrequiremettorequirereportilossoflifeireulatiotrackstheleislativemadateofdeathofaidividual.Thereulatoryrequire-metforijurythatrequiresprofes-sioalmedicaltreatmettreatmetbeyondrstaidtracksthelegisla-tivemadateofseriousijurytoaidividual.Thereulatoryrequire-metofpropertydamaefollowstheleislativemadateofmateriallossofproperty.Thereulatoryrequiremetofseaworthiessortnessforroutefollowsthelegisla-tivemadateofmaterialdamaeaffectitheseaworthiessoreffi-ciecyofthevessel.Thereulatoryrequiremetofsiificatharmtotheevirometfollowstheleisla-tivemandateofsignicantharmtotheeviromet.Tworeporticriteriadootappearasspecictermsinthelegisla-tioroudiadlossofmaipropulsioprimarysteeriorayassociatedcompoetorcotrolsystemthatreducesthemaeuver-abilityofthevessel.groudihasincorporatedintoitsdenitioninten-tioaladuitetioalroudiadwithiuitetioalroudithereisrecoitiooftouchado.neitheritetioalroudiortouchadoarereportableabsentanotheridentiedreportablecoditio.Thesystemlossistreatedfarmoreradically.Itisfrustratitooperatorsithatitsratioaleiscou-terituitiveoverlyrestrictiveadwillcotiuetobeapoitofi-terpretivecotetio.Lossshouldidicatesomethiotherthaatra-sitorycoditio.Lossshouldmeasomethiotherthamometary.Lossshouldmeasomethiotherthatheuseofredudatsystemsistalledforreliabilityofcotiuedoperatio.Lossshouldmeasomethiotherthaivestiatioofalarmsoridicatorsshowiotherthaexpectedreadis.Lossshouldmeasomethiotherthareducedoutput.LossshouldmeasomethiotherthaprudetadprecautioaryPOWERFULFLEXIBLEINTUITIVE.LearnmoreatStarboardSuite.comOnlineReservationsandTourManagementCustomizedforyourbusinessanddesignedaroundyourbrandinfostarboardsuite.com415.431.5520IncreasesalesLetcustomersseereal-timeavailabilityandbookonline247LethotelconciergesbooktripsfortheirpatronsIntegratewithFacebookTwitterandTripAdvisorAddnewcustomerstoyouremailmarketinglistsautomaticallyOerpromotionsanddiscountsonyourtermsAcceptGrouponandLivingSocialvouchersImproveyouroperatingefciencyModifytripsandreservationsfromanywhereCompletelyeliminateoverbookingViewdetailedsalesandpassengerreportsIncreasecustomersatisactionLetcustomersseereal-timetripavailabilitybeforetheybookSendautomatedemailremindersanddirectionsLetcustomersbookfromtheircomputersmartphoneoriPadCompletelyweb-basedNothingtoinstall.UseitAttheoceAthomeOnyourlaptopOnyoursmartphoneOnyouriPadAtthedockFreesetuptrainingandongoingsupportFullyhostedandmanaged247PersonalU.S.-basedaccountrepsMOSTTOUROPERATORSCANUSESTARBOARDSUITEFORFREE20MARCH2014FOGHORNREGuLaTORyREPoRT 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HwwilltheU.S.EvirmetalPrtectiAgecysTier4emississtadardsfrcmmercialmariedieselegiesaffectPVAmembersWilleveryewlypurchasedegiehavetbeTier4-cmpliatadifsasfwheWhategiemustbeusedwheavesselisrepweredIfaexistigegieisrebuiltrre-maufacturedmustitsemissisper-frmacebeupgradedadifstwhatstadardThesewerequestisfccerfrequetlyexpressedbyattedeesatthePVAAualCvetiatMariTreds2014iHustthispastJauary.TheshrtasweristhatTier4stadardswillbeapplicabletsmePVAvesselsadegieswhiletherPVAmemberswilltbeaffected.Pursuatta2008EPAruleairemissistadardsfrcmmercialmarieegieshavebecmeicreas-iglystrict.Egiesareclassifiedittiers.MstcmmercialvesselEPAsTier4EmissionStandardsWillAffectSomeButnotallPVAMembersegieswsldthemarketmustmeetTier3stadards.AstherequiredegieemississtadardshaveprgressedfrmTier1thrughTier2tthecurretTier3egiecmpaieshaveachievedcmpliacebymakigchagesiteralttheegieitself.HweveraewapprachwillbeecessarytachievetheTier4re-quiremets.Itisaticipatedthatmstegiecmpaieswillac-cmplishcmpliacebymeasfcatalyticaftertreatmettechlgyexteralttheegie.The2008EPAruleappliestcmmercialmarieegieswithaper-cyliderdisplacemetbelw30litersalmstallegiesadgeeratrsusedbyPVAmembersfallwithithiscategry.TherulespurpseistcutparticulatematterPMemissisbyupt90percetaditrgexidesnoxemissisbyupt80percetfrmlevelsprducedbyTier2levels.Tier4stadardsarebegiigtphaseithisyearadwillbefullyimplemetedasftheyear2017.HweverteveryewmarieegiewillhavetcfrmttheTier4stadards.Theywillapplylytthseegiesabve600kW805hp.SmeegiesusedbyPVAmembersparticularlythseperatiglargerrhigh-speedvesselswillbeaffectedbyTier4.HweverTier3stadardswillctiuetapplytewmarieegiesbelwthisthreshldsmayPVAmemberswillthavetwrryabutTier4.22MARCH2014FOGHORNLEGisLaTivEREPoRTEdWelchPVALegislativeDirector TheEPAstandardsareprospectiveinapplicationthatistherequirementtouseahighertierenginecustomarilycomesintoplaywhenoneispurchas-ingandinstallinganewengine.Anexceptionexistswhenoneisrepower-inganexistingvessel.Evenifreplace-mentengineisabove600kWaTier3notaTier4withaftertreatmentenginemaypossiblybeused.SometimessomuchworkmaybeundertakentomodifyanexistingvesselthattheEPAwillconsiderittobenewforpurposesoftheengineairemissionrule.Thenonemustinstallanenginethatconformstothehighesttierthenineffect.Thisre-quirementkicksinwhenthevalueofthemodicationsexceeds50percentofthevalueofthemodiedvessel.Asageneralrulethereisnofederalrequirementthatanexistingengineofalowertiermustberemovedandreplacedwithanewerenginewithloweremissions.HowevertheEPAruledoesimposenewemissionstandardsonalargermarineenginelargerthan600kWor805hpalreadyinoperationifitisremanufactured.ThepurposeistoachieveareductioninPMemissionsof25percent.Theremanufacturerequirementappliesifthemarineenginewasbuiltstartingin1973andincludesTier1andTier2marineengines.Inthatcasethevesselownerisrequiredtouseacertiedremanufacturesystemorkitifoneisavailable.Itisimportanttonotethatthisruledoesnotrequiretheownerofavesselwithanolderenginetoundertakeareman-ufacturebutifthedecisionismadetoremanufacturethentherulecomesintoplay.Whatexactlyconstitutesare-manufactureItistheremovalandreplacementincludingrequalify-ingofallcylinderlinerseitherduringasinglemaintenanceeventoroveraperiodofveyearsorless.Asusedhererequalifyingmeanstoinspectacylinderthatmayhavebeenrecentlyreplacedduetoafailuretomakesureitqualiedforcontinueduse.IfthecylinderreplacementrequalifyingscheduletakeslongerthanveyearsEPAdoesnotconsiderthistoberemanufacturingandtheruledoesnotapply.Itsimportanttonotethatanenginerebuildandaremanufac-turearenotnecessarilythesamething.Anenginerebuildmayincludeextensivemaintenancethatincreasestheservicelifeoftheenginebutitwillnotbeconsideredtobereman-ufacturedunlessallofthecylinderlinersarereplacedeitheratonceoroveraperiodofveyears.Thusnotallrebuildeventsandnotallmainte-nanceeventswilltriggertheremanu-facturerequirement.IfanEPA-certifiedremanufac-turekitdoesnotexistorcannotbeMARCH2014FOGHORN23LEGisLaTivEREPoRTIncreasedsalesthroughourmultiplelowtonocostmarketingplans.Decreasedoperatingcostbyeliminatingredundancyandautomatingworkowforbetterefciency.Flexiblemanagementtoolstogiveyoutheultimatecontroloveryoursalesandoperations.DESTINATIONMANAGERTHECOMPLETESALESANDMANAGEMENTSYSTEMwww.vts-no.comFormallyVirtualTicketerNoRiskFreeTrialTimEversoleDirectorofSalesandSupportteversolevts-no.comTel504840-9800X113TollFree877265-3521X113Cell859652-9885YOURCOMPLETETICKETINGSOLUTION. 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