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PassengerVesselassociationtel1800807-8360fax703518-5151pvainfopassengervessel.comSEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN3Volume13Number8SEPTEMBER2014FogHornUSPSnumbe023-702ispublishedmthlyexceptcmbiedJauayFebuaybyPhilipsPublishiLLC2201WestCmmdeWaySeattleWA98199.PeidicalspstaepaidatSeattleWAandatadditionalmailingofces.POSTMASTERSedaddesschaestFogHorncPasseeVesselAssciati103ocSteetSuite200AlexadiaVA22314.Cpyiht2014bythePasseeVesselAssciati.Allihtseseved.npatfthispublicatimaybeepducedwithutthewittecsetfthePasseeVesselAssciati.FogHornisamthlypublicatifthePasseeVesselAssciati.Cpyiht2014Allihtseseved.PresidentCaptaiTeiBesteiBBrivebatsnewptKYVice-PresidentDaveAdesFieIsladFeiesBayShenYSecretary-TreasurerMaMaksBeaveIsladBatCmpayChalevixMIBoardofDirectorsBobBijurIsladQueeCuisesMiamiFLChipCollopyShelieMaieCmpayChicaILGusGaspardoPadelfdPacketBatCmpaySt.PaulMnBobLawlerEtetaimetCuisesBstMABobScribnerChalestHabTusChalestSCWaltWebsterDubuqueriveridesDubuqueIAJeffWhitakerHudsriveCuisesIc.KistnYDanYatesAmeicaWatewaysIc.PtladorAssociateMemberRepresentativeCarlMicuJhDeeePweSystemsWatelIAPastPresidentsCarolynHorganBluegldFleetSaFaciscCAImmediatePVAPastPesidetPaulBelfortiEtetaimetCuisesIc.ChicaILPVAPastPesidetJaySpenceMassachusettsBayLiesBstMAPVAPastPesidetExecutiveDirectorJohnR.GroundwaterLegislativeDirectorEdmundWelchRegulatoryAffairsConsultantPeterLauridsenDirectorofFinanceLeslieKagariseDirectorPublicAffairsandDevelopmentJenniferWilkDirectorofRegulatoryAffairsandRiskManagementEricChristensenGeneralCounselStevenBersWhitefdTayladPestEditorialOfcesManagingEditorKarenRainboltpvafhal.cm740WdladDiveLsossCA93402tel571388-7752ContributingEditorRichardPurintonichadwisfey.cmWashitIsladFeyLieWashitIsladWIAdvertisingandBusinessOfcesPublisherPeterPhilipspetephilipspublishi.cmAdvertisingSalesBillForslundbillphilipspublishi.cm2201WestCmmdeWaySeattleWA98199tel206284-8285fax206284-0391www.philipspublishi.cmPrintedwithSOYinKFOGHORNFocusTechnologyabuhcvTheSavannahRiverQueenoperatedbytheRiverStreetRiverboatCompanyinSavannahGAboastsnewtechnologyinthepilothousethankstoafederalgrant.Storypage10.6iDsrhfYuMorethanprovidingpassengerswiththecoolfactordigitalsignagecanofferahostofbenetsincludingsafetyandemergencymessages.MikeMenneandAndyHerbstexplainhowthistechnologycanbenetvesseloperators.10FdgawsvhopUpdnvequpmTheSavannahRiverisonethebusiestinthenationforvesseltrafcmakingnavigatingadinnerboatoperationachallenge.Afederalgranttopurchasestate-of-the-artnavigationequipmentisawelcometechnologicaltool.12thyUpdlldfmtubmePjDanYatesrelatesthetrialsandtribulationsofupdatinganoldervesselwithnewtechnologyandparts.cum4PresidentsLetter4NewMembers5ExecutiveDirectorsLetter15RegulatoryReport18LegislativeReport20SafetySecurityMatters24HowPVABenetsYou26Newswire28MemberNews30PVACalendar30AdvertisersIndex Duintheweekfoctbe132014theewillbeacelebatinsimilataTallStacks.TheeventwillbesixdayswithsixvesselsntheLuisvillewatefnt.Alltheeventswillleaduptthe100thbithdaycelebatinculminatinwithfiewksandcupcakes.Theewillbeaivebatpaadelivecncetsandabubnpavilin.Theewillbeplentytdbthnlandandntheive.Eachbatwillhavesevealcuisesadaywithactivitiesaninfmsiht-seeingcruisestoafreworksdinnercruise.IwuldlvetseeallfyuattheupcminPVAreinMeetinsthatwillheldaundthenatinthisfall.AndIpesnallyinviteyutattendthefallPVABadfDiectsMeetinandthePVACmmitteeMeetinsthatwillbeheldinLuisvilletimedsthatyucanalstakepatintheBelleofLouisvilles100thbithdayceleba-tin.Thisbithdaypatyanceandalifetimeinlandiveeventissuetbeamemy-make.Leanmeatthewebsitewww.festivalfivebats.cm.AndtthePVACalendaatwww.passenevessel.cmfPVAreinMeetininfmatin.FinallyPVAcntinuestenjywthwithnewmembesjininataeulaate.Impleasedtwelcmetuanksthefllwinnewmembes.IfyuknwfavesselpeatasuppliewhyubelieveculdbenefitfmanaffiliatinwithPVAIencuaeyuttalktthemabutPVAdiectthemtthePVAwebsitewww.passenevessel.cmpasstheinfmatintthePVAstaff.ThestenthfuassciatincmesfmitsmembeshipsitisinallfuwnbestinteeststhelpPVAw.TeiBensteinPesidentnYuivtdtth100thBthdycbtfthBelleofLouisvilleThesummehascmetaclseandthefallseasnisnwhee.ThisistheseasnthatPVAeasupfallfthefallPVAreinMeetins.Ifyuhaveneveattendedneyushuldmakeitapinttattendthisyea.TheeinmeetinsaeaeatwaytspendtimewithvesselpeatsandPVAAssciatemembesinyuaeawhshaeyucmmnissuesandexaminelcalstateandnatinalissuesfimp-tancetyupeatin.MyeinthePVArivesreinwillbehldajintmeetinwiththePVAgeatLakesreinMeetininLuisvilleKY.oneeasnfthelcatinfLuisvilleisbecausethePesidentfPVAtaditinallyhststhefalleinalmeetinthebadmeetinandcmmitteemeetinsattheihmept.HweveatthattimeIwillbeattheCentennialFestivalfrivebatsinLuisvillecelebatinthesteameBelleofLouisvilles100thbithday.SwechsethavethemeetininLuisvilleinsteadfCincinnatiwheeB.B.rivebatspeates.TheBelleofLouisvilleisabeautifulldsteambatthatstillpeatestdayfsihtseeinandlunchanddinnecuises.TheBelleofLouisvillewasbuiltandlaunchednoctbe181914asthesteameIdlewild.oiinallythevesselwasbuilttbeafeyandmveddsasadaypacket.Thenin1948nhemastesdeathbedwishshewasenamedtheAvalon.Aftemanyadventuesin1962shewasputnthemaketandsldtJeffesnCuntyJudeExecutiveMalwCkf34000andenamedtheBelleofLouisville.In1988theBelleofLouisvillewasecnizedastheoldestandthemostauthenticsteamboatatthefrstTallStackseventwhichisaneventthatbinsivebatstethefmulti-daymusicfdandivefestival.IfyuhavenevebeenabadtheBelleofLouisvilleIencuaeyutdsasitisaeatpptunitytseeanauthenticsteambat.PVaWelcomesneWmemBersBMTDesignersandPlannersArlingtonVAMr.CharlesD.BehrleAssociateMemberCoastwiseCorporationJuneauAKMr.PatrickEberhardtAssociateMemberMetalSharkAluminumBoatsJeaneretteLAMr.CarlF.WegenerAssociateMemberLazyOtterChartersEagleRiverAKMr.MichaelBenderVesselMemberMichiganCrossroadsCouncilBoyScoutsofAmericaFlintMIMr.FrankReigelmanVesselMemberRetreatHarborHoldingsLLCSealyTXMr.KendallBaudoinVesselMember4SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNLETTERFROMTHEPRESIDENTTerriBernstein SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN5LETTERFROMTHEExEcuTIvEDIREcToRJohnGroundwaterFPVarginmtinglinUpephsizsHnds-onlningInecentyeaseducatsinthiscuntyhavestessedtheimptanceflifelnleaninasbeincentaltpfessinalandbusinesswth.Similatttalqualitymanaementscnceptfcntinuusim-pvementindividualswhaecmmittedtlifelnleanincnsistentlybenefitfmacnstantsteamfnewinfma-tinandnewideaswhichfuelpsitivechaneftheicmpanies.Inadditionresearchhasconrmedtimeandagainthemanybenefitsfhands-nleanin.Infactsuchstudieshaveshwnthatthsewhactuallypacticewhattheyveleanedinahands-nleaninenvin-mentsftenetainmethantheetimesasmuchinf-matinasthsewhjustlistenpassivelytaspeake.Futhehands-nleaninhasbeenalsbeenshwnthelpplishupciticalthinkinskillswhichallwsin-dividualstmakebettedecisinsmequickly.Citicalthinkinalscntibutestmeceativity.PVAhaslnbeencmmittedtpvidinitsmembeswithvaluablelifelnleaninpptuni-ties.ThePVAAnnualCnventinatMaiTendsanditseinmeetinsffevaluablepptunitiesfmembestntnlyainvaluableindusty-basedinf-matinbutinteactwithpeesandexpetswhpssessimmeasuableamuntsfknwlede.WhiletheseleaninpptunitieshavealwaysbeenextemelysuccessfulPVAistakinanimptantstepfwadbyincpatineal-timehands-nleaninintitsmeetins.NEWVesselToursandOperationsRoundtablesatPVARegionMeetingsThisyeaanexcitinline-upfPVAreinMeetinsnwffeaninteactivehands-nvesseltuasintealpatfeacheinpam.Vesseltusaecnductedbyatainedandexpeiencedmainepeatinspfes-sinal.reinmeetinattendeeswilleceivein-depthbriengsaboutvesselconstructionandrepairenginesystemsandmaintenanceelectnicsandnaviatinsafetyandsecuityanevenfdpepmethdsandtendsandalleypvisins.Aftethevesseltueinmeetinattendeeswillthenpaticipateinanpeatinsundtablesessincnductedbyexpeiencedvesselcewthateneateslivelyanddetaileddiscussins.Duintheseundta-bleseinmeetinattendeeswillhaveanpptunitytaskquestinsandetanswesttheimstchallen-inpeatinscncens.EachPVAreinMeetinwillfeatueauniquevesselandanequallyuniqueleaninpptunity.ouhpeisthatthisnewhands-nleaninexpeiencewillmakeasinificantcnti-butintbadenintheexpsuefPVAmembesteal-lifeslutinsthattheycanapplyimmediatelyintheipeatins.InteractwithKeyCoastGuardandGovernmentOfcialsWhenyuattendaPVAreinMeetinthisfallyuwillalshaveavaluablep-ptunitytcmmunicatediectlykeyCastguadandgovernmentofcialsfromyourregion.Theseindividu-alsattendPVAseinmeetinstdevelpelatin-shipswithyuandtachieveeateundestandinfyubusinessesandyuchallenes.Thisisanexcellentchancefyutcmmunicatewiththemabutissuesfcncen.StrongPVARegionMeetingProgramsPVAhasalwayswkedhadtdevelphadhittinpamminfitseinmeetins.Eachpamisdesinedwithyueinalinteestsinmind.ThefllwinhihlihtssmefthetpicsthataeplannedtbediscussedTheImpactofLegalizedRecreationalDrugsonPassengerVesselOperationsPassengerVesselSafetyLessonsLearnedWaterwaysUsersChallengesandOpportunitiesBenetsofImplementingaSafetyManagementSystemShipyardPanelTheLatestActivityandTrendsCoastGuardChallengesALocalPerspectiveRoundtableChallengesFacingPassengerVesselOperatorsAPVARegionMeetinginYourBackyardPVAslineupfeinmeetinsaescheduledinat-tactiveeinallcatins.Weencuaeyutattendaeinmeetininyuaeatpaticipatewithyupeesinvaluablepeatinsdiscussins.SeethedatesandlcatinsfallthePVAreinMeetinnpae30andhttppassenevessel.cmein_meetins.aspx.IhpetseeyuataPVAreinMeetinthisfall.Wefeelstronglythatyouwillndthenewhands-onprogramformattingtobebenecial.Inthemeantimepleaseletmeknwwhenevewecanbefassistancetyu.SinceelyJhnr.gundwateExecutiveDiectn 6SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNFOGHORNFocuSTECHNOLOGYAreYouReadyforSomeFootballSincetheemegencefivebatgamingintheealy90stheusefvidetechnlgynpassengevesselshasbeenntheise.EalyngamingcmpanieswantedtpvidethecustmestheptinfwatchingliveTVwhileplayingthesltstablegames.ownesweeanxiustpvidesptspgammingspatnshadeveyeasntstaylngenthevesselnbdywantstmissthebiggame.Withinashttimegamingvesselwnesealizedvidewasanexcellentmediumtpvidedetailsabuttheactivitiesffeedbythecasin.Whilemaketingannuncementsvethepublicaddesssystemweesmewhatusefulthehighniselevelfmthesltsmadeaudiimpactical.Videcetainlypvidedageatmethdofadvertisingthelowcosthighprotbuffetpromotingthenextcncetintheshwmdetailingthedatesfthenextsltpketunament.Theeafdigitalsignagenpassengevesselshadaived.Ealydigitalsignagesystemsvaiedincmplexityandtechnlgy.Smeweeassimpleasascllingtextgeneatthatculdbelayeedntpftheentetainmentvide.othesystemsincludedPCswithvidecadsandpwepintsftwaesystemutputculdthenbemdulatedvethein-huseTVsystemeslutinwasveylimitedaswasthesizeftheTVmnits.ovetheyeassignagesystemshavedevelpeddamatically.Itisnwntuncmmntseeinteactiveinfmatinaldisplayspsitinedtattactthecustmeandallwthemtchsecetaincntent.HeyMisterYouWanttoBuyaTVSoifavesseloperatorhasnewatpanelTVmonitorsonboardhowcantheybeutilizedfmaketingThenexttimeyuaeinafastfdestau-IsDigitalSignageRightforYourVesselByMikeMenneandAndyHerbstESSantwhileyuedecidingupnyuchicefvaluemealsyuaelikelylookingataatscreenmonitorcnnectedtacmputeunningdigitalsignagesftwae.retailfdandentetainmentcmpaniesaeutilizingdigitalsignagetpvidemenuspmtinalvidesinteac-tivetriviagameswayndingmapsandmanythetypesfvisualin-fmatin.Tansptatincmpaniesutilizedigitalsignagetinfmcustmesabutschedulesscheduleinteuptinsemegencyntifica-tinscnstuctindelaysetc.Theadptinfsignagesystemsiswellundewayfcetainfeysystempeats.PassengesntheidailycmmutesmaybepesentedwithvidemnitsdetailingsafetyandbadingannuncementssmecntentculdbeciticalfmeetingpassengevesselAmeicanswithDisabilitiesActADAaccesse-quiements.WhilebeingabletplayasafetyvidefmaDVDcmputePwePintisanptindigitalsignagesystemsutilizingwielessintenetandspecializedhadwaesftwaepvideenhancedmethdsfcntentschedulingandupdating.Themaketingpssibilitiesaswellaspvidingpaidadvetisingplacementsystemspvideanexcellentvalueppsitin.MaintenanceManagementProgramCloudBased-AccessfromanyDevicewithanybrowserMaintenance-Spares-DocumentaonIntuiveUserInterfaceSMSIntegraonTurnkeySetupwww.wheelhousetech.com-978-562-5211 POWERATWORKHornblowerpassengervesselpoweredbytwinScania16-literV8enginesNewYorkCityNewYorkCompleteandCommitted.THESCANIAMARINESOLUTION.Outtherecondenceinperormancereliabilityandoperatingeconomyaretheonlythingsthatcount.WiththisinmindwecreatedtheScaniamarinesolutionAnarrayofexibleoptionsincludingratingsequipmentinstrumentationandtransmissions.WhateveryourspecicationwewillprovideyouwiththeoptimalScaniamarinesolution.Poweratworkeveryinchotheway.DISTRIBUTORSNortheastGreatLakesMackBoringPartsCo.908-964-0700NorthwestCascadeEngineCenter206-764-3850SoutheastCertifiedDiesel954-583-4465SouthwestBoatswainsLocker949-642-6800GulfCoastNRECPowerSystems504-393-7272CentralEasternCanadaADFDiesel800-517-1489www.scaniausa.com 8SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNFOGHORNFocuSTECHNOLOGYDiitalsiaesystemsmayalsobeequippedwithexteralevettrieri.SpecialmessaesvideosoriformatioalpresetatiosmaybetrieredbybuttosdoorclosureswitchesaswellasgPSlocatiosoftware.Iadditiomotiosesorsserialcommadsfromacotrolcomputerareeasilyaccomplished.IfavesselpassesoverashipwreckgPSlocatiosoftwarecouldtrierauderwatervideoofthewreckorsomeotherpre-editedcotet.Amotiosesorlocatedearavideoscreecouldactivatecotetwhichdetailsthevessellayouticludipoitsofiterestaddailyiti-eraries.Adoorclosureswitchoaboardidoorcouldtrieraboardiaoucemetvideo.Thepossibilitiesusievettriericommadswithdiitalsiaesoftwareareedless.YourAttentionPlease...Formostvesseloperatorssafetyadreulatorycom-pliacearehihpriorityissues.Aspreviouslymetioeddiitalsiaesystemsarebeiutilizedtoprovidepre-recordedsafetyiformatiotopasseersoferryvessels.ThesesystemswereputitoplacetohelpthecompaiesmeetADArequiremetsforheariimpairedpasse-ers.Systemsmayalsobeequippedwithiputcosolesforcreatiistattextmessaesosystemmoitors.Thiscaallowtheoperatortoiputmessaesotheyorintegratethesystemwithafederalstateorlocalemergencynoticationsystem.WeathereventsAmberAlertsorothertypesofemergencynoticationsmaybeparsedaddisplayed.Atsomepoitspeechtotextsoftwarewillbeadequatetoallowforvoiceiputoftextmessaesothescrees.Couplithediitalsiaesystemwithawirelessiteretcoectioeablessystemstodisplayaytypeofgovernmentalemergencynotications.Inadditionvesseloperatorscacotiuallyupdatecotetothescrees.Schedulechaesacillaryiformatiochaesorewsalesmarketiiformatioisistatlyavailable.newerdiitalsiaeplatformsareotlimitedtocomputersadatscreensonboardthevesselinformationcanjustaseasilybesettotabletsorsmartdevicesprovidedbytheoperator.Discretedevicesisteadoflaremoitorsmaybeusedtoprovideiformatiototheheariimpaired.ChoosingtheRightTechnologyforYourOperationWhatcotetshouldbepresetedtomycustomerspatrosThisshouldbethefocuswheplaiadiitalsiaesystem.Isitsimplyamoitorwithachaeable SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN9FOGHORNFocuSTECHNOLOGYsnackbarmenuorshulditbeasnackbarmenunascreenthatiseasilyinterruptedbyanimprtanteventmessageDyutakebardingphtsHwdyudisplaythsefrpassengerstchsefrmIstheresmeparticularlyinterestingnatinalparkvidethatyurcustmerswouldndinformativeDoyouneedtheabilitytutilizesmefthespacenyurvidemnitrstdisplayad-vertisingWuldthatbeapprpriatefryurtypefbusinessImprtantdetailsincludingthenumberfmnitrviewingpatrnsmaysuggestcertainusage.Perhapssellingsmeadspacethtelsrestaurantsrtherturistbusi-nesseswuldbeawaytgenerateadditinalrevenuedllarsfrthevesseloperator.WhatisthebenetofinfrmatinthatcanbeprvidedtthecustmerrinthecasefmeetingsmeregulatryrequirementsttheperatrDeterminingwhatcntentandwhatinfrmatinyuwanttshwyurcustmerswillhelpyutdetermineabenetcostratio.Mstdigitalsignageprviderscanhelpdesignanddeterminetheptimaldisplaysystemfracertaintypefclient.Yurprirityistplanaheadanddeterminesystemendgals.Thiswillcertainlycreateaslutinthatprvidesexcellentcntentandutility.nAbouttheAuthorsMikeMenneistheVicePresidentofPVAAssociateMemberElectronicSystemsSupportHighRidgeMO.ESSisanelectronicintegrationcompanywitha25-yearhistoryprovidinginternalcommunicationssystemsofalltypesonmarinevessels.AndyHerbstisaProjectManageratESSwherehehasextensiveexperienceininteriorcommunicationssystemsredetectionsystemsCCTVcamerasystemsvoiceanddatasystemsandvideosystemsforcasinoboatssmallcruiseshipsandferries.LeaveyourworriesbehindwiththepowerandreliabilityofJohnDeereenginesWithexpandedpowerfrom56to559kW75to750hpJohnDeerePowerTechenginescantakeyouwhereveryouwanttogo.GotoworkwiththecondenceandsatisfactiononlyJohnDeerepropulsionauxiliaryandgeneratordriveenginescandeliver.OurU.S.EPATier3marineenginesarequietandfuelefcientmakinglongworkdaysseemalittleshorter.Withhightorqueandlow-ratedrpmyoualsogetexcellentvesselcontrolandreliableauxiliarydrives.Forworry-freepoweronthewaterNothingRunsLikeADeere.JohnDeere.commarineProductofferingsvarybycountry. 10SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNFOGHORNFocuSTECHNOLOGYCUSTOMBUILTINTHEUSA1920.686.5117salesburgerboat.comburgerboat.comcommercialBurgerisrecognizedworldwideforqualitycustomvesselsthatprovideyearsofdependableservice.QualityCommercialVessels...BuiltbyBurgertoYourRequirementsAluminumandSteelFabricationPassengerVesselsResearchVesselsFastCrewBoatsFastSupplyBoatsWindFarmSupportVesselsFishingVesselsOtherVesselsto26080mUnderConstruction7824mSteelResearchVesselNEWCONTRACT8927mSteelPassengerVesselChicagosClassicLadyDeliveredMay112014AtfistlaceSavaahgeiaseemslikethekidfplacewheetimestadsstill.Beautifulatebellumhmesacetee-liedsteetsithiscitythatwasestablishedi1733.Lvelypaksdtthecityadiviteesidetsadtuistsaliketwadethuhadejytheeteelflallad-scapiadfutais.ItsptwasstateicduibththeAmeicarevlutiayWaadtheCivilWa.Lkclsethuhadyuseethattechlyhasubtusive-lywuditselfwayitthispettySuthetw.StillaimptatptcitySavaahishmettheriveSteetrivebatCmpaypeatedbyJathaClauht.Thevesselcmpaypeatestwpasseevesselsthe600-passeeSavannahRiverQueenadthe565-passeseGeorgiaQueen.Bthvesselsaeiv-ebatsadffepublicadpivatecuisestheSavaahrive.BecauseSavaahislcated18milesupivefmtheAtlaticoceaadtheiveisaccessi-blettheItacastalWatewaytheSavaahriveisheavilytavelledbycmmecialvessels.ChaesivesseltasptatilaeshavebuhtmevesseltrafctoSavannahincludinglargectaieships.IfactSavaahisnthAmeicasfuthlaestptbyctaietafficadthesecdlaesttheEastCastftheUitedStates.Mixifequetctaievesselswithivebattuscabeaiteestichallee.Atleastithadbeeutilecetly.TheriveSteetrivebatCmpayisaecipietfav-emetatthatallwedustpuchasestate-f-the-atavia-tialequipmetthatmakesudailycuisesmuchsafesaidJClauht.Clauhtbuhtaelect-icchatsystemthaticludesaautmaticidetificatisystemAIS.Theewsystemisfullyite-atedadtakestheuesswkutfaviatiClauhtsaid.ItsnoweasytotracktherivertrafcandkwexactlywhatisiallauduswhichisciticalwheweFederalGrantAllowsSavannahVesselOperatortoUpgradeNavigationEquipmentByKarenRainboltFOGHORNManagingEditor SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN11FOGHORNFocuSTECHNOLOGYaeshainuwatewaywithcntaineshipsthatcanbeupt151-feetwide.Heexplainedthatthenewelectnicsystemhasmadeiteasieandsafetpasstheselaeships.AndAISfcusewkswiththevesselspeatininclsepximitysthatthebicntaineshipscanseeClauhtnssmalleivebatsntheinaviatinsceens.ovethepastsevealyeasPVAvesselmembesinadditintriveSteetrivebatCmpanyhavealsusedfedealantstpuchaseAISunits.ThetypicalsucefantfundincmesfmthePtSecuitygantPamadministeedbytheFedealEmeencyManaementAuthityFEMA.FequentlytheantwillpayftheentiecstftheAISequipmentncstshaeisequied.PVAhasdevelpedatemplatetuidevesselmembeswhwishtapplyfasecuityanttbeusedtpuchaseAIS.WhenFEMAannuncesthenextslicitatinfapplicatinsfsecuityantappli-catinsPVAwillaletitsmembeship.IncidentallytheCastguadhasadvisedPVAthatitexpectsthatbytheendofthisyearitintendstonalizealong-delayedruleequiinlaenumbesfPVAmembestpuchaseanduseAIS.WhilePVAhasntseenthedetailsfthenalruleitwilllikelyapplytoavesselwithapassengercapacityf50me.nwithExpeditionsWeareproudtobeexpectinganewferryEXPEDITIONSsixhopefullyin2014withthehelpofManEnginesZFGearsandMavrikMarine.EXPEDITIONS1-800-695-2624go-lanai.comwww.nicholsboats.comExpertBoatBuildersSteelAluminumConstructionSalesnicholsboats.com360331-5500x311GloballyCertifiedMarineCeilingsfromaProvenSupplierforallVesselTypeswww.ceilingworks.com.au 12SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNFOGHORNFOCUSTECHNOLOGYThepassegervesselbusiesscabeveryhumblig.Mayfuscmeitthisbusiesswithexperieceiatleastpartfskillsecessarytsucceed.IwasaU.S.navalofcerwithseveralyearsofsignicantengineer-igexperieceswheitcametreplacigdrivergearsa25-year-ldsterwheelerIthughtitwasbigdeal.Iwasaidit.ourperatithePrtladSpirittkvertheccessitperatethesterwheelerColumbiaGorgei2006adwekewiteededextesiveupgradesttheetireegieerigplat.Thedrivegearswhichareeithersidefthesterwheeladprvidethepwertturthewheelwereiterribleshapefrmyearsfwaterleaksadgeeralabuse.IPrtladweareluckywehavesubstatialmarierepairTechnologyUpgradeLessonsLearnedfromTroublesomeVesselEngineeringProjectByDanYatesPortlandSpirit SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN13FOGHORNFocuSTECHNOLOGYfacilities.Wesuhtutafewbidstreplacetheearsandpickedavendrtleadtheprject.Theearswererderedin2008andarrived44weekslaterandinstalledinearly2009fracstf250000.SeatrialswentreatCastguardwashappyvendrwashappyandIwashappy...frawhile.TheColumbiaGorgeisperatedseasnallyMaytoctberandbymid-June2009wehadmistureshwinupinthedriveearlubeilsumps.Thesuppliersaiditwascn-densatinandweneededtinstallanilsumpheater.Misturecntinuedandtheyrecmmendedanilywaterseparatr.Misturecntinuedtshwupand2000ilchanesareettintiresme.InlateJunef2010after16mnthsfinstallatinandnly10mnthsfperatintheearsstartedtmakeludnises.Installerrecmmendedtakinthevesselutfservicesupplierpaidttransprtthembacktthemanufac-turerfremerencyrepairs.WelsttheentiremnthfJulyurbusiestmnthbutthevesselwasbackinserviceinearlyAuust.Thecstfrepairsandlstbusinessincmewasarund350000.BeinadAmericanIdecidedtsuethesupplier.Cnsequentlythesuppliersuedtheinstallerandthemanufacturer.Afur-partylawsuitisntnlyfunbutexpensive.Thenlyuythatshuldnthavebeenincludedwastheinstaller.After19mnthswesettledfr100000withahld-harmlessareementwithallpartiesandthethreetherpartieskickininasharefmney.ThelawsuitsettledinlateJuneandbecauseIfeltitwasunfairttakemneyfrmtheinstallerImetprivatelywithhimandavebackhis20000share.HewasshckedbutntasmuchasIwastwweekslaterwhenbthdriveearsstartedtfailbymakinludnisesandshakin.Theinstallerstillwillintassistwasincrediblyhelpfulinettintheearsffandshippedtalcalearshpfrrepairs.Quickrepairsweremadeandthebatwasbackinserviceinthreeweekswithantherlssinthe300000rane.Unfrtunatelytherepairsweretempraryaswelearnedwhentheearsweredisassembledfrrepairs.Theyhadthewrnstylefbearinswhenriinallyinstalled.Thatswhenwehiredaprfessinalgearspecialisttofgureoutapathtosuccess.Hewrteutdetailedspecsfrnewearsandwetbidsfrmallmajrearsuppliers.Allthebidswereevaluatedbyurspecialistandhesaidnneftheearswuldlastthreeyears.Thefnalpathtosuccesswastreplacethebearinsintheriinalnew-twice-repairedears.Thatnlycst175000andthatwasGetGearedUpSeattleWANovember19-212014GetgeareduportheshowthathasitallPacifcMarineExpo.RegistertodayPresentedbyProducedbySAVE30RegisterbeoretheshowandadmissionisFREEwiththispromotionalcode108753www.pacifcmarineexpo.com800-454-3005RegistrationdiscountappliesorqualifedregistrantsonlythroughNovember182014.Dayoshowprice30.Non-exhibitingsuppliersee50 14SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNFOGHORNFocuSTECHNOLOGYdoneinJanuaryof2013.TheonlythinpositivefromthisexperiencewasIwaswhininaboutmybadlucktomyinsuranceaentandhesaidwhyhaveyounotfledaclaimforfaultyrepairsEventhouhwesinedahold-harmlessareementourbrokerconvincedtheinsurancecompanythatwehadavalidclaimandtheysteppeduptopayforover350000incompensation.LessonsLearnedtheHardWayFormajorenineerinprojectshireaprofessionalenineertooverseetheproject.Thesuppliersrepresentativehadnoexperienceinearsandcompletelymisrepre-sentedtheirskilllevel.Suppliersaresalespeopleandnotenineers.getdrawinsofkeypiecesofequipment.Manymanufactur-erswillnotsupplydrawinsastheybelieveinsecrecy.Itmakesitimpossibletoevaluatewhethertheequipmentwillperformasneeded.Wedidnothaveanydrawinsandtheonlywaywedeterminedacourseofactiontorepairtheearswastodisassem-blethem.Hireaforensicenineerifyouthinkamajorpieceofequipmentisfailinprematurelyafterrepairorinstallation.Allkeypiecesofpropulsionequipmentcomewithathree-yearwarrantyperfederalmaritimelaw.Withoutanexpertsevaluationofwhysomethinfailedyourcourtcaseisseverelyhampered.Ididnothaveoneinitiallysoourcasewasmuchweaker.Hireexpertstoassistwithcompli-catedenineerinissues.Donottrusttheexperts...trustyourinstinctsandcheckoutyourexpertsreferences.Benicetoyourinsuranceaentyoumayneedthemsomeday.Mostimportantlydonotownasternwheeler.Thereisareasonthetechnoloyisoutdated.AllnamesofpartiesinvolvedoodbadandawfulcanbelearnedbycontactinDanYatesatDanPortlandSpirit.comnAbouttheAuthorDanYatesisthePresidentofAmericanWaterwaysInc..whichoperatesthreevesselsinPortlandOR.DanisonthePVABoardofDirectorsisafrequentspeakeratthePVAAnnualConventionatMariTrendsandisarecipientoftheDavidClarkExcellenceinEditorialAwardforhisFOGHORNcontributions.SamegreatperformancewithnoaftertreatmentIncreaseprdctivitywhilemeetingemissinstandards.BreakthrghtechnlgyrCatmarineenginesgivesypwerandperrmancetkeepyrpassengersntimeandeleiciencyryrbttmline.BringCatenginesnbardtday.VsyulclCdllbuusmarine.Cat.Com2013Caterpillar.Allrightsreserved.CATCATERPILLARBuILTfoRITtheirrespectivelgsACERTCaterpillarYellwandthePwerEdgetradedressaswellascrprateandprdctidentitysedhereinaretrademarksCaterpillarandmayntbesedwithtpermissin.3512CTier3C32ACERTTier3C18ACERTTier3 SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN15REGuLaTORYREPoRTByPeterLauridsenPVARegulatoryAffairsConsultantAsmanyfyuknwPVAhasparticipatedintheCastguardsMarineInspectrCursefrmanyyears.InfactnefurearliestAssciatinutreacheffrtsttheCastguardwastmeetwithstudentsatYrktwnVAdurintheirinitialtrainin.overtheyearsthecursecurriculumhaschanedandfrafewyearswedidntparticipate.Severalyearsaweaaincmmittedtintrducinthestudentstursementftheinspectedvesselindustry.Thecurseisstructuredtqualifythestudentsassmallpassenervesselandbareinspectrs.Thisqualifiesthestudenttcversme92percentftheinspectedeet.Smallpassengervesselsalnecnstitute50percentofthetotalU.S.inspectedeet.ThispercentaewillchanewhentwinvesselscmeunderCastguardin-spectinreulatinsbutwestillwillrepresentsme6000vessels.TrepresenttheinspectedpassenerindustryinYrktwnwehavenermrePVAmemberstalkabuttheircareertheircmpanyandtheirrelatinshipwiththeCastguardinspectrs.Ideallyweshuldhavetwrthreeperatrmembersaddresseachclass.Yucanimainehwdifficultitisfrnertwmemberstrepresentthettalityfurmembership.AfterallthepassenervesselindustryiscmprisedfvirtuallyeveryimainablesizetypeandMarineInspectorCourseinYorktownYieldsMutuallyBenefcialResults100FurunodesignedLinuxsoftwareimprovesstabilityreducesvirusriskFullycompliantIMOsystems1923.1LCDorBlackBoxECDISwithusersuppliedwideglassbridgemonitorsareavailableSimpleEthernetconnectiontoFAR2xx7Radarssavingthousandsovercomplexinterfacekitswww.FurunoUSA.comwww.Facebook.comFurunoECDISElectronicChartDisplayandInformationSystem 16SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNREGuLaTORYREPoRTcnfiuratinpssibleMm-and-ppshpswithnevesseltlarecrprateentitieswithdzensfvesselsperatininnelcatintthsewithmulti-cityandmultiplestatelcatinsemplyeeswharemaritimeacademyraduatesandsummerdeckhandswhrewupintofeetoperationsdirectorsshore-siderestaurantsthatbranchedintdinnerbatcruisessimplesnackbarfferinstsit-dwnmulti-coursegourmetdining.Ourfeetiscmprisedfsailinvesselsthih-speedvessels.ourvesselsarewdmetalrcmpsites.ourmembersareinleastsevendifferentservicesferriesvernihtcruisessihtsee-indinnerbatswatertaxisec-turismandwhalewatchin.ourvesselscanbefundinlakesriversbaysandcastlinesinbrwnwatertbluewater.Inshrtwealmsttdiversetexplainadequatelytaclassf28t30activedutyCastguardsmenintw-and-a-halfhurswhwearenatinallyandwhwemihtbeintheirparticulareraphiczne.DespitethechallenewehavewellrepresentedthemembersfindustryandPVAscntributinttheincrediblesafetyfthusandsfperatinsinhundredsfthusandsinstancesandmillinsfpasseners.TcntinuetrepresentthepassenervesselindustryweneedtrefreshandrechareurplfmemberswhcancmetYrktwn.ourplhasraduallybeenreducedtnertwreularPVAneedsmemberslikeyouwhoarewillingtotraveltoYorktownVAtotellthestoryofyourcareeryourcompanyandyourdescriptionoftheCoastGuardyoudealwith. SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN17REGuLaTORYREPoRTCall1-800-621-6885Onlineportsupply.comEmailgovtindportsupply.comOver300WestMarinelocationstoserveyouUnrivalledproductselection.Unmatcheddistributionreach.CountonPortSupplyforallyouroperatingessentialsSafetyMaintenanceEngineGalleyTechnicalApparelFullRiggingServiceOver300locationsstockingalltheproductsyouuseeverydayWholesaleDivisionofpaticipantsandanccasinalpickupfsmenenew.WhileueulacntibutsaewillintcntinuethedemandsftheiemplyesfamilyespnsibilitiesccasinallytakeustthebinkfaPVAn-shw.Wedntwanttiveupuaccesstthesenvicein-spectsatnefthemstfmativepintsintheimaineinspectincaees.Ifyuweettalktthsemembesthathavepaticipatedyuwillndgreatpersonalsatisfactionintheinteactinwiththestudentsasensefcntibutintthefunc-tininfthepublicpivatesectwkinelatinshipandinmanycasesmeetinyuinspectevenbefeyufistmeetthematthedck.ManymembeseptthattheintductinatYktwnhasftensmthedthewayinbuildinacpeativeelatinshipwithaninspectbacknthewatefnt.MethanncethatYktwnin-teactinhasfmedthefunda-tinffutuepblem-slvin.Theinspecthasasensefwhyuaeandwhatyuepesentbecauseyutldhimhewhentheyweelisteninandfmintheiwkinpesna.Thereisalsoanotherbenetthatyueceivefmappeainbefetheclass.WeaenmallyscheduledincnjunctinwiththevisitftheseniorofcerfromHeadquartersthatepesentsthemainesafetyinspec-tinpam.WedsitinnthatpesentatinsweettheathechargetothestudentsfromtheOfcefCmmecialVesselCmpliance.Inpeviusheadquatesanizatinstuctuesthispsitinwasinf-mallycalledoCMIWldPVAneedsmembeslikeyuwhaewillinttaveltYktwnVAttellthestyfyucaeeyucmpanyandyudesciptinftheCastguadyudealwith.InreturnyouwillndsatisfactionandmaybetherstintroductiontoyournextCastguadinspect.TheclassesforthiscomingscalyeaaetheendfoctbeJanuayMayandJulyandthebeinninfApil.SpecificdatesmayshifttavoidPVAscheduleconicts.Asyucnsideyupaticipa-tindnthesitatetcntactmeatpetelauidsenmsncm757-495-2545PVAsreulatyAffaisriskManaementDiectEicChistensenatechistensenpassen-evessel.cm1-800-807-8360ext26.Wecanalspaiyuupwithnefutenuedinstuctmembestanswequestinsandtalkabuttheiexpeiencesvetheyeas.Istnlyencuaeyutpatici-pateasIbelieveyouwillndtheex-periencetobebenecialtoyouandyupeatin.n 18SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNLEGisLaTivEREPoRTByEdWelchPVALegislativeDirectorTheresapartofSanDiegointheheartofSanFrancisco.MARINEGROUPBoatworksmarinegroupboatworks.comreftmarinegroupbw.com619427-6767RECENTLYCOMPLETEDSanFranciscoFerryBayBreezeMarineGroupBoatWorksSanDiego-basedshipbuilderandrepairerofpassengervesselscompletestheconversionandrefurbishmentofthe97-footSanFranciscoFerrycatamaran.SPECIALTHANKSSpecialthankstoWETACharlieWaltherSeanGreenofAuroraMarineDesignBruceSommersofAxisEngineeringIncatCrowtherCliffMayoandallthetalentedandhardworkingpeoplewhocametogethertomakethisprojecthappen.WhateverhappeedttheemplyermadateudertheAffrdableCareActACAobamacareTheemplyermadaterequiresallemplyersthatmeetsizethresh-ldstffertwrkersaffrdablehealthbeefitsthatmeetadefiedstadardadtcverasetprtifthecostsofthosebenetsasanalter-ativetheemplyercachsettofferhealthbenetsbutinsteadpayametarypealtyrithewrdsfthefederalregulatisaemplyersharedrespsibilitypaymettthegvermet.Theemplyermadatecversaemplyerwith50full-time-equiva-letwrkersrmreverthecursefayear.Itwasrigiallyscheduledtkickivereightmthsagatthebegiigftheyear2014.Hweverithesummerf2013theAdmiistratiaucedthatitwulddelaytheeffectivedatefthemadate.ItprclaimedafurtherextesithispastFebruary.Ittkthesedelayigactissaidafederalspkesmatgivethegvermetmretimetcsiderwaystsimplifytheewreprtigrequire-metsfrbusiessesadtprvidetheprivatesectrextratimetadapthealthcverageaffrdableadac-cessiblefrtheiremplyees.othersmightsaythatthedelaycameabutbecausetheemplyermadatewasprvigtbetcmplicatedadtpliticallyctrversial.ntwithstadigtherespitetheemplyermadatehastgeawayfrgd.IfactsmecveredemplyerswillhavetdealwithitijustverthreemthsbegiigJauary12015.otherswillhaveaextrayearfbreathigspacebefrehavigtcmply.Itswrthemphasizigthatasig-ForSomeLargeEmployersHealthInsuranceMandateWillKickinthisJanuaryAYearLate SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN19LEGisLaTivEREPoRTnificantnumbefemplyesaecmpletelyexemptfmthelawsemplyemandate.Thelawdesntaffectanemplyeaveagingfewethan50full-time-equivalentFTEemplyees.Alsifanemplyeswkfceexceeds50full-timeemplyeesfnlyfumnthsfewepeyeabecausefaspikecausedbyseasnalwkesthemandatewillntapply.TheTeasuyDepatmentassetsthat96pecentfallbusinessesaentsubjectttheemplyemandate.AsaesultftheAdministatinsdelayingactintheewillnwbetweffectivedatesfcveedemplyes.AsfJanuay12015anemplyewith100meFTEswillhavetcmplywiththemandate.Acmpanyinthiscategywillbeequiedtpvidehealthbenefitstatleast70pecentfitsfull-timewkesbythatdate.oneyealatethatsameemplyewillhavetpvidebenetstosubstantiallyallatleast95pecentfitsfull-timewkes.ofcusetheemplyehastheptinfdecliningtpvidehealthinsuanceandinsteadpaythealtenatepenaltypvidedfbytheACA.Anemplyewithbetween50and99FTEswillhaveanextayeauntilitscmpliancedatekicksinnJanuay12016.Hwevesuchanemployermayhavetoleaformin2015cetifyingthatithasfewethan100emplyeesandthatithasnteducedthesizefitswkfcesimplytgetbelwthistheshld.Theemplyemandatehasbeenamngthemstcntvesialaspectsfthedebateabutobamacae.WhentheAffdableCaeActwaswittenppnentssaidthatthemandatewasnecessaytpeventcmpaniesthatpeviuslyffeedemplyeehealthinsuancefmdecidingtdpthatbenefit.Expeiencehasshwnthathadlyanyemplyeselectedtfllwthiscusefactintheebycausingsmeobamacaebackestquestinwhethetheemplyemandateiseallyessentialfthelawtwk.oppnentsmaintainthattheequiementwhenimple-mentedmayinducesmeemplyestcutsmewkeshustfewethan30peweekawkewhsehusaveagelessthan30peweekisnlngecnsideedtbeafull-timeemplyeeundetheACAandtheefetheemplyeisntbligatedtffehealthinsuancetthatindividual.InicallytheleadesftheU.S.HusefrepesentativeswhhavebeenutspkeninppsitinttheemplyemandateandtheACAgeneallyhavefiledsuitinfedealcutagainstPesidentobamachagingthathisactinsindelayingtheeffectivedateftheemplyemandateaeuncnstitutinal.ItsntlikelythatadecisininthislawsuitwillcmepitJanuay12015thedatefimplementatinftheemplyemandatefabusinessaveaging100full-time-equivalentwkes.nYourONEsourceforallofyourinteriorneedswithover25yearsexperience.LETUSOBEYOUROUTFITTEROFCHOICEUSOprovidescompleterangeofinterioroutttingandturn-keyservicesforcruiseshipsferriescommercialvesselsandoffshoreprojects.UNITCABINWALLPANELSYSTEMCEILINGSYSTEMBATHROOMMODULESMARINEDOORSDECKINGWEATHERTIGHTQAWATERTIGHTCUSTOMMARINEFURNITUREWINDOWSANDPORTHOLESHATCHESGALLEYEQUIPMENTANDOUTFIT10752DeerwoodParkBlvd.S.WaterViewIISuite100JacksonvilleFL32256888311-0781www.usoutfttersllc.comsalesusoutftters.comJUSTPLACEDONTHEMARKETTheDelawareRiverandBayAuthorityismakingavailableforsaleits320ft.100vehicle898passengerferryMVTwinCapes.Thisturn-keyU.S.flagvesselsportswell-appointedloungesandindoorandoutdoorseatingdiningallweldedconstructionrecentupgradesandarecentmarinesurvey.RecentlyoperatingondailyservicefortheCapeMayLewesFerrysystem.U.S.VEHICLEPASSENGERFERRYFormoreinformationcontactHeathGehrkeat609-889-7220orE-mailHeath.gehrkedrba.net 20SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNsaFETYsECuRiTYMATTERSByEricChristensenDirectorofRegulatoryAffairsandRiskManagementIrecentlyreceivedaninquiryfrmaPVAVesselmembercncernedvertheCastguardsreviewandtestinfhisnewlyinstalledeninesandcntrlsystems.ThesecntrlsystemswereelectrnicandhewasbeinaskedtprvideDVTPsPSTPsandtheracrnymshehadneverheardfbefre.Whenhecnsultedtheeninemanufac-turersrepresentativetherewassmeadditinalcnfusinverwhatwasrequired.Thewnerhadbeenthruhrepwerinprjectsbefrenthervesselsandhadnthadtheseprblems.Heaskedifthereulatinhadchaned.IdidsmecheckinandevenmetwiththeflksverattheCastguardsMarineSafetyCentertetsmeanswers.Whatvesselperatrsneedtoknowisthattherearespecifcre-quirementsfrautmatedcntrlsystemsinCastguardreulatinsthatperatrsneedtbeawarefinrdertbefamiliarwiththecntrlsystemandavidptentialpera-tinaldelays.HistoryLessonItusedtbethatdemandsfreninecntrlwererelayedfrmthehumanatthehelmtthehumanattheeninethruhvicetubesandeninerderteleraphs.Smallervesselsemplyedchainsearshy-draulicsandcablestremvethehumaninterfaceattheenine.overtheyearsandespeciallyinthelast20yearselectrnicautmatinhasreplacedmanyfthemechanicalcntrlsandvesselperatrsmustembracetheblackbxthatcmesWhenComputersTakeControlRemoteTrackingMonitoringandDiagnosticSolutionsforCommercialVesselsFleetsgplink.com SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN21saFETYsECuRiTYMATTERSwiththeinewenineocontolsystem.WhenSubchapteTwasevisedandSubchapteKceatedin1996themajoityofsmallpassenevesselsstillhadmechanicalcontolsfoeninespeedanddiection.HowevemanylaevesselseulatedundethenewSubchapteKweeusinelectonicstoautomateeninecontol.TheCoastguadec-onizedthisfactindevelopintheeulationsanddictatedK-vesselswithmicopocessocomputebasedpopulsioncontolsmustmeettheequiementsof46CFrpat62insubchapteF46CFr620d.Pat62containsequiementsfovitalsystemautomationeadlessofvesseltype.Thepuposeofpat62istomakesuethatthesafetyofavesselwithautomatedvitalsystemsinmaneuveinandallothesailinconditionsisequaltothatofthevesselwiththevitalsystemsundediectmanualcontol.EngineControlInthewheelhouseonemihtnotnoticeadiffeenceincontolsfomcableohydaulictoelectonicsincecontolscanhaveasimilaappea-ance.Adeadiveawayfoelectoniccontolisajoystickwheeyoujustpointthestickinthediectionyouwanttooandtheelectoniccontolsdotheest.Belowdeckisadiffeentstoyandcetainlymoeobvious.Wheetheeusedtobecablesandlinkaestheeisnowtheeninecontolmodule.Vesselownesandopeatoswhoaebuildinnewvesselsoaethinkinofepoweinneedtobeawaeoftheadditionalequie-mentswhenchoosinanelectoniccontolsystem.Theeaeeulatoyequiementsfopopulsioneninecontolcontainedin46CFr121.620and184.620foSubchapteKandTespectively.TheseaeequiementseadlessofeninecontoltypeandeneallyaddessredundantoindependentmeansofeninecontolEnineshutdowninthepilothouseindependentofthespeedcontolandFailsafepotectionuponlossofpowetotheeninecontolsysteme..lossofpowedoesnotinceaseeninespeedopopellepitch.Theadditionalequiementscomeintoplaywhenelectonicsaeusedtoaccomplishallopatoftheaboveequiementsandpat62compli-anceisinvokedduinCoastguadplaneviewcontolsysteminstalla-tionandtestin.geneallyspeakintheadditionalequiementscomeinthefomofDesinVeificationTestPoceduesDVTPandPeiodicSafetyTestPoceduesPSTP.ADVTPisavessel-specificCourtneyJonesAccountExecutivecourtney.jonesaon.com216.623.4158RozanLococoAccountSpecialistrozan.lococoaon.com216.623.4109NavigatingyourrisksdayandnightAstheowneroapassengervesselyouacetoughdecisionseveryday.Fromhiringqualiedcrewtomakingsureyourvesselisinprimecondition.AtAonwespenddayandnightthinkingaboutyourmaritimeriskssobuyinginsurancedoesnthavetobeanothertoughdecision.Weworkwithyoutodevelopcreativeapproachesandcustomizedsolutionsthatdelivermoreefcienciesimprovedprotabilityandgreatervalue.Formoreinormationpleasecall1.800.730.7053orvisitpassengervessel.cominsurance.aspxRisk.Reinsurance.HumanResources.EmpowerResults 22SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNsaFETYsECuRiTYMATTERSdetailedtestinpoceduethatisusedtoveifythatautomatedsystemin-stallationsaedesinedconstuctedandopeateinaccodancewiththeeulations.Thefomatisnomallyastep-by-stepspeadsheetochecklist.CDrSeanBadyattheCoastguadsMaineSafetyCentehadaoodde-sciptionofwhatwentintoaecentDVTPonasmallpassenevesselThepackageincluded14testpro-ceduresmanyofwhichwereverybasicsuchasmakingsurealltheelectron-icdisplaysworkseemsobviousandshowingproperoperationundernormalcondition.Someofthetestsshowedcom-pliancewithnon-automationregulatorysitesbecauseofthesensorsinteractionwiththeenginesprocessorlikelossoflubeoilorhighjacketwatertemperature.Thelastgroupoftestsgenerallyinvolveelectricalfailuresincludinglossofsignalfromthethrottletotheenginelossofelectricalpowertothesystemandothers.SomepeoplerefertothelastsetoftestsasTraditionalCableThrottleElectronicThrottleThrottleCableatTransmissionEngineControlModule SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN23saFETYsECuRiTYMATTERSwhathappenswhenIremovethiswireThePSTPsaedevelpedtdem-nstatetheppepeatinfthepimayandaltenatecntlsalamspwesucestansfeveideaanementsintelcksandsafetycntls.ThesepceduesaeusefulwhentheCastguadinspectwantsttestanalamshutdwnntheeninecntlsystem.Thecewsimplyefesttheappvedpceduesandcnductsthetestsinanefcientandrepeatablemanne.ApplyingPart62AsstatedbefenewvesselsinspectedundeSubchapteKwithelectniccntlshavehadtmeetadditinalequiementssince1996.ExistinK-vesselsaesubjecttpat62whentheyeplaceenineandcntlsystemswithautmatedelec-tnicsystems.VesselsinspectedundeSubchapteTdnthavethesameequiementin46CFr184.620hwevetheelectnicsystemscuentlybeininstalledinmanyT-Batsweentenvisinedwhentheeulatinsweeevisedin1996.TheefelcalofficeinChaeMaineInspectinsoCMIswillnmallyequiethesystemsbeeviewedbytheMaineSafetyCenteundetheauthityf46CFr184.100tensuetheyaeinstalledcectlyfunctinalandsuitableftheintendedsevice.ThetestpceduesutlinedabveaesubmittedandappvedjustlikeanytheplanswnesandpeatsneedtmakesuetheywkwiththeilcalCastguadinspectandknwwhatisintbeequiedfplaneviewinadvanceftheinstalla-tin.ThedesinveificatintestsaecmpletedimmediatelyaftetheinstallatinftheelectniccntlsandbefeissuancefaCetificatefInspectin.Finalappvalfthepceduesiscntinentupncm-pletinfnbadtestbythelcalCastguadinspect.JhnLakeatPtmacrivebatCmpanyAlexandiaVAestimatedthatthedesignvericationtestingononeofhisvesselsfllwinaepweintkabuttheehus.WheretogoforMoreInformationYuenineandelectniccntlsupplieshuldbefamiliawithCastguadequiementsandhaveDVTPaswellasPSTPs.Whileinstallationsarevessel-specicmostsupplieswillhavea90pecentslutinutfthebxfeachmdelfeninecntlsystem.InadditintheMaineSafetyCentehaspstedplaneviewuidancedcumentsthelpwithplansub-missinatHmpt.usc.mil.Ifyuhavequestinscntactmeatechis-tensenpassenevessel.cm1-800-807-8360ext.26.nIncreasedsalesthroughourmultiplelowtonocostmarketingplans.Decreasedoperatingcostbyeliminatingredundancyandautomatingworkowforbetterefciency.Flexiblemanagementtoolstogiveyoutheultimatecontroloveryoursalesandoperations.DESTINATIONMANAGERTHECOMPLETESALESANDMANAGEMENTSYSTEMwww.vts-no.comFormallyVirtualTicketerNoRiskFreeTrialTimEversoleDirectorofSalesandSupportteversolevts-no.comTel504840-9800X113TollFree877265-3521X113Cell859652-9885YOURCOMPLETETICKETINGSOLUTION.MichaelBrydonDirectorofSalesandSupportmbrydonvts-no.comTel504840-9800X101TollFree877265-3521X101Cell504914-9334GordonStevensPresidentCEONewOrleansSteamboatCompanyGrayLineToursWehavebeenusingtheVirtualTicketerforsixyearsandhavebeenextremelypleasedwiththeproductsoftwareandservice.Wegivethisreservationsystemourveryhighestrecommendation..................................................................................................HughMackenzieGeneralManagerhmacktic.caKingston1000IslandsCruisesandTrolleyTheadvantagewithTicketeristhatitsclientbased.Thisallowsustoprovideacustomermultipleeventspackagesorservicesallunderonereservationwhichhascontributedtooursuccess..........................................................................................RoseM.ChristianTreasurerNativeSonFerryTheVirtualTicketerhasincreasedourrevenueswithnewsalescapabilitiesandhashelpedusbettermanageourcompanybystreamliningouroperations.DESTINATIONMANAGERFormallyVirtualTicketer 24SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORNHOwpvabENEFiTsyouByJenWilkDirectorPublicAffairsandDevelopmentMembershipBeneftsPVAWorkingforYouTravelandTourismUpdateLeMCMmgerrceccrgeMCMisaleadingindependentinsurancebrokeragebasedinthePacifcNorthwest.Ourmarinepracticegrouphasmorethan100yearsocombinedexperienceplacinginsuranceandmanagingthemarineindustrysuniquerisks.Whetherwereworkingwithvesseloperatorsbuildersrepairacilitiesorsupplierswecreatespecializedsolutionsthatmeeteachclientsneeds.EMpLoyEEBEnEfitsExECutivEBEnEfitsREtiREMEntpLansinsuRanCEadvisoRypRopERtyCasuaLtyContactDamonL.Nasmanat206262-6375oremaildamon.nasmanmcmnw.comwww.mcmnw.comPVAknwsthatahealthytavelandtuismenvinmentisimptanttyubusiness.PVAhasbeeninvlvedinsuppt-ingsevealecentplicyinitiativeswkingtadvancetavelandtuismintheU.S.Thesefedealpliciesimpvethenatinscm-petitivenessinattactingintenatin-alvisitsandinceasingdmestictaveltpmteecnmicgwthandjbceatin.TheeauthizatinfBandUSAismakinggdpgessmvingthughCngess.oiginallyestab-lishedin2010withtheenactmentthebipatisanTavelPmtinActBandUSAisapublic-pivatepat-neshipdiectedbytavelindustyleadeswiththemissintinceaseinbundintenatinaltavelttheU.S.BandUSAdesthisthughglbalmaketingcampaignsfsteingtavelindustypatneshipsandadvisingnfedealtavelplicy.TheinitiativepmtestavelnanatinallevelandwkstimpvethecmpetitivepsitinftheU.Sfintenatinaltavelgwth.recentlyCngesshasmvedfwadlegislatinthatwulde-authizeBandUSA.TheHusehaspassedtheTavelPmtinEnhancementandMdenizatinActf2014H.r.4450andtheSenateCmmeceCmmitteeappvedthecmpaninbillS.2250intheSenate.Thisculdbeveygdnews.Aecentstudybythenn- SEPTEMBER2014FOGHORN25HeresanexclusivepreviewofoneofournewestdesignsCall608.784.5110orvisitusatskipperliner.comformoreinformationTHEINNOVATIONCONTINUESHOwpvabENEFiTsyoupatisaCessialBudetofficeidicatedthattheTavelPmtiEhacemetadMdeizatiActf2014H.r.4450ifeactedwuldiceasediectspediby500milliadeveuesby731millivethe2015-2014peidesultiiaetdecreaseinthedecitof231millionvethe10-yeapeid.TheJbsoiiatedthuhLauchiTavelActJoLTActH.r.1354wasiiallyitducediCessiMach2013adhasfacedchalleesasitctaispvi-siseadivisaefmadhasbeesweptupitthelaeimmi-atiplicydebate.TheJoLTActsteamliespcessesftheadmit-tacefvisitsfmCaadaBazilPladIsaeladtheatisadwilleablemevisitsttheU.S.ceatiecmicpptuitiesftuism-depedetbusiesses.Thisbillcuetlyisudecside-atibytheHuseSubcmmitteeImmiatiadBdeSecuity.PVAhasbeewkiwithidustypatestpmtetaveladtuismattheatiallevel.PaticipatiitheDiscveAmeicaPateshipDAPPVAhasjiedwithacalitifidustyleadestadvacevisaadetyefmsteabletheU.S.teaiitsmaketshaefwldtavelcmmece.Atthe2014PVACessialFly-IPVAmembesspkewithmembesfCesshihlihtitheimptacefahealthytavelevimettbeefittheibusi-essesadecuaedleislatstpmtetheseplicyiitiatives.AdditiallysevealPVAmembesadvisefedealtavelpli-cymakesthuhecmmeda-tisttheSecetayfCmmecesevitheBadfDiectsftheTaveladTuismAdvisyBad.ThisBadplaysakeyleifmulatifedealtaveladtuismpliciesadpams.IaddititffeicuseltheBadisalsafumfdiscuss-iadppsislutistidusty-elatedchallees.PVAMembesthatsevetheTaveladTuismAdvisyBadaeHllyAaChicasFistLadyCuisesChicaILDaellByaClippenaviatiSeattleWAadKikHessleAlaskaWildladAdvetuesgidwdAK.Iteatialtavelescmpiseawisemetfthemaket.AccditthenatialTaveladTuismofficeftheDepatmetfCmmeceithefistfivemthsf2014itea-tialaitaffictfmtheU.S.ttaled77.9millipasseesasevepeceticeasefmlastyea.PVAiswkifyutpmteatialpliciesthatfa-cilitateabusttaveladtuismidustyadiceaseyuptetialcustmebase.n 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