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POWERATWORKHornblowerpassengervesselpoweredbytwinScania16-literV8enginesNewYorkCityNewYorkCompleteandCommitted.THESCANIAMARINESOLUTION.Outtherecondenceinperormancereliabilityandoperatingeconomyaretheonlythingsthatcount.WiththisinmindwecreatedtheScaniamarinesolutionAnarrayofexibleoptionsincludingratingsequipmentinstrumentationandtransmissions.WhateveryourspecicationwewillprovideyouwiththeoptimalScaniamarinesolution.Poweratworkeveryinchotheway.DISTRIBUTORSNortheastGreatLakesMackBoringPartsCo.908-964-0700NorthwestCascadeEngineCenter206-764-3850SoutheastCertifiedDiesel954-583-4465SouthwestBoatswainsLocker949-642-6800GulfCoastNRECPowerSystems504-393-7272CentralEasternCanadaADFDiesel800-517-1489www.scaniausa.com PassengerVesselassociationtel1800807-8360fx703518-5151pvinfopssengevessel.omMARCH2015FOGHORN3Volume14Numbe2March2015FogHornUSPSnumbe023-702ispublishedmthlyexceptcmbiedJauayFebuaybyPhilipsPublishiLLC2201WestCmmdeWaySeattleWA98199.PeidicalspstaepaidatSeattleWAandatadditionalmailingofces.POSTMASTERSedaddesschaestFogHorncPasseeVesselAssciati103ocSteetSuite200AlexadiaVA22314.Cpyiht2015bythePasseeVesselAssciati.Allihtseseved.npatfthispublicatimaybeepducedwithutthewittecsetfthePasseeVesselAssciati.PrintedwithSOYinKFOGHORNFocusHighlightsofPVAConventionatMariTrends2015FogHornisamthlypublicatifthePasseeVesselAssciati.Cpyiht2015.Allihtseseved.PresidentDaveAdesFieIsladFeiesBayShenYVice-PresidentMaMaksBeaveIsladBatCmpayChalevixMISecretary-TreasurerJeffWhitakeHudsriveCuisesIc.KistnYBoardofDirectorsBobBijurIsladQueeCuisesMiamiFLChipCollopyShelieMaieCmpayChicaILJimDeSimoneStateIsladFeiesStateIsladnYGusGaspardoPadelfdPacketBatCmpaySt.PaulMnBobLawlerEtetaimetCuisesBstMAAlisonNolanBstHabCuisesBstMABobScribnerChalestHabTusChalestSCColeenStephensStaStephesglacieadWildlifeCuiesValdezAKJimSwindlergldegateFeiesLakspuCAAssociateMemberRepresentativeCarlMicuJhDeeePweSystemsWatelIAPastPresidentsTerriBernsteinBBrivebatsnewptKYImmediatePVAPastPesidetCarolynHorganBluegldFleetSaFaciscCAPVAPastPesidetPaulBelfortiEtetaimetCuisesIc.ChicaILPVAPastPesidetExecutiveDirectorJohnR.GroundwaterLegislativeDirectorEdmundWelchRegulatoryAffairsConsultantPeterLauridsenDirectorofFinanceLeslieKagariseDirectorPublicAffairsandDevelopmentJenniferWilkDirectorofRegulatoryAffairsandRiskManagementEricChristensenGeneralCounselStevenBersWhitefdTayladPestEditorialOfcesManagingEditorKarenRainboltpvafhal.cm2771HustD.LsossCA93402tel571388-7752ContributingEditorRichardPurintonichadwisfey.cmWashitIsladFeyLieWashitIsladWIAdvertisingandBusinessOfcesPublisherPeterPhilipspetephilipspublishi.cmAdvertisingSalesBillForslundbillphilipspublishi.cm2201WestCmmdeWaySeattleWA98199tel206284-8285fax206284-0391www.philipspublishi.cm6thWyFwdalkchdoppuhcgudAdmiralPaulZukunftCommandantoftheUnitedStatesCoastGuardaddressesthepressingissuesfacingindustryandtheCoastGuard.9lBhPvdPBkdpspucvPVAslargestconventionincludedapresentationbyADMZukunfthard-hittingeducationalsessionsasuccessfultradeshowanintensivemarketingfocusmultiplenetworkingopportunitiesandmore.15FogHornawdDvdckexedawdsvauhEachyearFOGHORNMagazineawardseditorialawardstotheauthorsofsuperlativearticlesthathavebeenpublishedinthemagazinethroughouttheyear.Winnersareselectedforarticlecontentandforaddingtothepassengervesselindustrysbodyofknowledge.16PVasyawdHStarofHonoluludSpiritofChicagoTheprestigiousRogerMurphyNationalMarineSafetyAwardandthecovetedCaptainElizabethGedneyPassengerVesselSafetyAwardwerepresentedinLongBeachataceremonypresidedoverbyADMZukunft.18PVae2015PdofdBdMmbThePVAmembershiphaselectedDaveAndersonFireIslandFerriesInc.BayShoreNYasthe2015PVAPresident.cum4PresidentsLetter5ExecutiveDirectorsLetter20RegulatoryReport22LegislativeReport24HowPVABenetsYou26SafetySecurityMatters30Newswire33PVACalendar34MemberNews37NewMembers38AdvertisersIndexabuhcvAttendeesofthePVAAnnualConventionatMariTrends2015inLongBeachCAweregreetedbyalargewelcomesignontheHyattRegencyLongBeachbeckoningthemtotheonlyconventionandtradeshowdedicatedexclusivelyforthepassengervesselindustry.PhotocourtesyofSteveTerry. 4MARCH2015FOGHORNPVacnventnHtsMjrissuesFngVesselopertrsIwuldliketstatutsayihwhedIamtseveasyuPVAPesidetfthisyea.Thisassciatiisbuiltiteityadisecizedbyusupelativesafetytackecd.Mybtsladedtheudithisidustyi1979wheIbeaasadeckhadfasmallpasseefeycmpay.I1984ItkajbwithFieIsladFeiesIc.wheeIamcuetlyemplyedastheeealmaae.Thuhutmy36yeasithisidustyIhavewkedmywaytthispsiti.Hwevethisistabutme.Itisabutallthevesselmembesadtheisuccessfulpeatisadthesupptthatuassciatemembespvideupea-tiseabliustmaitaisuchahihstatueesultiiusuccessasaassciati.ConventionHighlightsWehavedevelpedadmaitaiedaelatishipwiththeUitedStatesCastguadthatmayassciatiswishtheyculdhavewiththeiwkipatesivemet.TheecetlyccludedPVAAualCvetiatMaiTeds2015iLBeachCAissuchaexample.reaAdmialJsephSevidiattededuaualPVALeadeshipDieabadtheQueenMaryadcmmededPVAasheaddesseduleadeship.CmmadatPaulZukuftjiedthePVABadfDiectsfbeakfastemiwheeweallitduceduselveswhilebiefihimeachfupeatis.FllwibeakfasttheCmmadatkickedffugeealSessiTheWayFwadALkatChalleesadopptuitiesftheCastguad.Iftfapackedhusehespkewithuttestelliallthseiatte-dacehwpudhewastaddessusbecauseftheexcelletsafetyecdweepeset.TheAdmialwetfuthestatitheCastguadmustettkwthepasseevesselidustyisideadutwhileudestaditheisksivlvedikeepiup-eatisuisafelyadthatwetheCastguaddtbecmeaimpedimettuvesselpeatibusiesses.PudlyhepaticipatedithepesetatifthereMuphynatialMaieSafetyAwadadtheBethgedeyPasseeVesselSafetyAwadtdeseviPVAmembesCaptaiWadeMatsuedafmtheStarofHonoluluadCaptaiEliasAedaadFistMategeeSatiafEtetaimetCuisesecizithemftheieffts.Meifmatiabuttheseawadwiesispae16.MaiTeds2015wasahubfactivityfuvesselpeatsadassciatemembestmeetadslvechalleeswefacedaily.oustattedaceademphaticallysteducatialpam-miledtamyiadfetwkipptuitiesfumembes.Asuecmyctiueststetheucvetisfcuswasmaketi.ChiefStateyofficeSeaMcnameafomeletaceativemaketiadpublicelatisaecyitheLsAelesaeaaddessedmembeshiphwhavitheihtstateictlsadifmatiisessetialfceatiastcpatebadtceatepwefulc-ectiswithucustmes.StepheWayhatfBadmillLLCaPittsbuhPA-basedmarketingconsultingrmwhohaswkedfyeasawithapasseevesselpeatideliveedamessaefpicistateiesadhwtcmmuicatevaluetucustmes.BthSteveadSeashaedtheiideasadeseachtspuewsales.BobShawalsosignicantlycontributedtotheconversa-tiwithsuccessstateiesleaedfmhis20yeasithepasseevesselidusty.MovingForwardouidustyiseveidle.Weaealwaysexplitheextpptuityasweadeptlyevlvetmeetchaimaketicditisadtheeedsfucustmes.IemaicmmittedttheideathatPVAhasthekwledeadexpetisetlkttheltemadpsitiiuselvestmeetchalleesfthefutue.IamalscmmittedtexpadiualeadystelatishipwiththeCastguadesuiaeateudestadiftheeulatybudePVAmembepeatis.IemaisteadfastimypsitithatPVAmustseekelieffmthe2010lawtheewlyppsedrulesforout-of-waterlifesaving.IamcondentwiththesupptfumembesadleadeshipfthePVALeislativeadreulatyCmmitteeswecaeachaealisticesluti.CmmadatZukuftstatedtheseewulescicumvetedtheCastguadwhichcaLETTERFROMTHEPRESIDENTDaveAndersonletterfromthepresidentContinuedonpage38PastPresidentTerriBernsteinandnewlyelectedPresidentDaveAnderson.PhotobySteveTerry. MARCH2015FOGHORN5LETTERFROMTHEExEcuTIvEDIREcToRJohnGroundwaterthereisreghnumberAsyumaykwPVAwksctiuus-lytbadePVAsmembeshipaksaddevelpactivitiesadevetsthatactivelyeaemembes.WhyBecausetheetulyisstethiumbes.ThePVAAualCvetiatMaiTeds2015heldlastmthiLBeachCAwasapimeexamplefhwmuchcabeleaedadexpledwhePVAmembesathetetheudeef.AttedaceatthisaualcvetiexceededallexpectatisadudubtedlywilldwihistyasPVAslaesteve.Astmixfmaketisessispeatissemiasadudtablesalwithcustme-ietededucatiwasmiledthuhutthefa-eachicvetipam.Cvetiattedeesexchaedideastipsadtacticsthuhuttheevetadajam-packedMaiTeds2015exhibitoorshowcasedtheproductsandsevicesfPVAdedicatedadkwledeableAssciatemembecmpaiessmefmasfaawayasAustaliaadeveChia.IadditiweweealsextemelyhedthavetheCmmadatftheCastguadAdmialPaulZukuftiveacvetikeyteaddess.DuihistalktheCmmadatpaisedPVAfitsexcelletsafetyecdadecuaedtheidustytctiuetmakestidesithisaeaipateshipwiththeCastguad.AdmialZukuftsstateicpiitiesasutliedihisspeechaeDu-elatedvilecefueliistabilityiCetaladSuthAmeicaThevitalityfthemaietasptatisystempaticulalywithaeyetwadtedsitheeeymaketCybesecuityaditseffectsthemaitimecmmuityadAdaptatiitheplaei.IadditihestessedtheimptaceftheCastguadfacilitaticmmecetimpediit.TheCmmadatudescedtheimptaceftheCastguadsmaieispectimissitithatithasadded559ewmaieispectssice2008.HefutheidicatedthattheViceCmmadatwillleadaewefftteviewadeiviatethemaieispectipam.letterfromtheexeCutivedireCtorContinuedonpage38ImmediatelyfllwithePVAAualCvetiatMaiTeds2015PVAmembesadstaffpaticipatedithe2015geatLakesWatewaysCfeeceiCleveladoH.ThishihlyespectedaualidustyevetbistetheimptatplayesfmtheUitedStatesadCaadawhaeivlvedishippithetwbatadbaeidustythepasseevesselidustyadawide-aayfmaitimeidustyveds.IaddititheevetivlveskeyleadesitheU.S.CastguadtheU.S.AmyCpsfEieestheU.S.MaitimeAdmiistatithenatialoceaaphicadAtmspheicAdmiistatinoAAtheCaadiaCastguadadTasptCaada.DuithecfeecePVAhstedaspecialvemetaffaisluchewhichicludedreaAdmialFedM.MidetteCmmadenithCastguadDistictadaatheifPVAmembes.Thisluchpvidedaexcelletpp-tuityfPVAaditsmembestdiscussissuesfimptacewithhim.Demstatiadditialbechstethiitsveallmembeshipmake-upPVAwasveyftuatethaveadded45ewmembecmpaiesi2014.Thesecmpaiescmefmtheaksfvesselwesadpeatsadfmmaievedsadsupplies.TheyweeaddedthuhthehadwkfPVAstaffadvluteesaveyactiveadcmmittedPVAmembeshipcmmitteeadthuhabadetwkfdedicatedPVAmembeswhecizethevaluefwkitetheasaidustyadeachedutlcallytecuaebthassciatesadcmpetitstjiPVA.Afa-eachimembeshipmaketipamwasimplemetedtcmmuicateclealywithp-spectivemembes.MessaesfcusedthemaybenetsthatmembersderivefromtheirinvolvementiPVA.IadditicalculatishavebeemadethecstsavisthathavebeeextededtmembesthuhPVAeeatedactivitiessuchasthecappiCastguadispectiusefeespvidimembes-lycewtaiiadafa-eachialteatesecuitypamalwithaeceteductiicewdutestiequiemets.AltheseliesPVAmstecetlywkedtsuccessfullysheltesmallepasseevesselsfmCommandantoftheCoastGuardAdmiralPaulZukunft.PhotobySteveTerry. 6MARCH2015FOGHORNFOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewIwattthakyufthetemeduswkyudtadvcatefidustystadadssecuitypamstaiilicesiadevimetalstewadship.YuviceisaimptateithemaieidustyadImhedtbewithyutday.AttheutsetIkwthattheeaeaumbefchal-leesfacithepasseevesselidusty.TheCastguadstpmstexpetsthseissuesaeattedithiscfeece.Ikwthatyuecceedabutut-f-watelifesaviequipmetewAutmaticIdenticationSystemAISrequirementslicensingissuesTransportationWorkerIdenticationCredentialsTWICadewmeasueseadiSafetyMaaemetSystemsamthes.TheCastguadwillwkwithyuallfthatpleaseshaeyucceswithuswhileyuaehee.Weeedtkeepthetw-waydiali.AsCmmadatImfcusedfustateicissues.TheyaeDu-elatedvilecefueliistabilityiCetaladSuthAmeicaThevitalityfthemaietasptatisystempatic-ulalywithaeyetwadtedsitheeeymaketCybeaditseffectsthemaitimecmmuityadAdaptatiitheplaei.TdayIdlikettalktyuabutthseestateicissueselativetthemaitimeevimetasawhleadthepasseevesselidustytiveyusmeisihtitmythikiaswemvefwadtethe.SAFEGUARDINGCOMMERCEEveydayi2013aewtakbaebeapeatiumaietasptatisystem.Thatmakeda29peceticeaseibaecstuctivethepeviusyeaI2007lessthatwmillibaelsfiltasiteddwtheMississippirive.Lastyeaealy50millibaelsmadethesametasit.Ameicaiswthewldstppducefatualasadispducimepetleumthaataytimei30yeas.nmattewhatilpicesditheshttemtheexpetsaetelliuststadbyfheavylls.Ifitstilitwillbeatualasiftatualaspehapscdesate.TheCastguadmustbepepaedthadlethatwidemad.TheWayForwardALookatChallengesandOpportunitiesfortheCoastGuardByADMPaulZukunftCommandantoftheUnitedStatesCoastGuardEditorsNoteThefollowingisatranscriptoftheCommandantspreparedremarks.DuringhispresentationatthePVAAnnualConventionatMariTrends2015onFebruary2theAdmiralmayhavedeviatedslightlyfromthisversion.PVAPastPresidentTerriBernsteinandADMPaulZukunft.PhotobySteveTerry.Simultaeuslytheeweelesstha5000ispectedpasseevesselsplyiuatiswatewaysi2007.Lastyeatheeweewellve6000--awthatefve25pecet.IfactpasseevesselswepesetthelargestportionoftheU.S.ageet.othehizweexpectasiificaticeaseilaevesselstasitiU.S.ptsasaesultfPaamaCaalexpasi.Theewlckswillaccmmdatecm-mecialvesselsthataeuhlytwiceaslastheshipsmakithetasittday.Illaddtothattheincreasedsizeoftheshingeetffshesupplyvesselwthadewequiemetstispectcetaitwivessels.Ialmsteveymaitimesectweeseeiwth.TheCastguadsleistesuethesafetysecuityadstewadshipftheatismaietasptatisystemtesueitsvitalityfeceatiadcmmece.SAFETYAsamaitimeeulatitismypiciplebjectivetesuethatthesizeadcmpetecyfupevetipamkeepspacewithidusty.TheCastguadmustfacilitatecmmecetimpedeit.Ihaveheadyuludadclea--demadfumaieispectipamistheise--adweeedtesuethatuispectshavetheexpeiecekwledeandprociencytodotheirjob. MARCH2015FOGHORN7FOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewThiswrkhasalreadybeu.Wehaveadded559ewispec-trssice2008adIveaskedtheViceCmmadatwhspetthemajrityfhiscareerasamarieispectrtpersallyleadtheeffrttfurtherreiviratethisvitalprram.MrebradlyAdmiralneffeerwillverseeareviewfuretiremariesafetywrkfrce.Werestillwrkitclsesmeapswiththecreatifsectrs.AsallfyuareawarewecmbiedleacyMarieSafetyofficeswithgrupsadAirStatistcreateasilepitfctactfraiveprt.Ismecaseshweverwekwthatwhereaphecallacmplicatedissuemayhavebeetakebya18-t20-yearcmmaderleadiaMarieSafetyOfceyourenowtalkingtoave-yearlieutenant.Inplaceswherewevedonethatweneedtondandxit.opecmmuicatiisvital.Theidustrytraiiadship-rid-erprramsarereataveuesfrsharikwlede.ouryui-spectrswillbejureymalateradtheyllbebetterpreparedtserveyu.ourmreseirperselaivaluableisihtityurspecificissuessuchashwareyubeiaffectedbythelatestreulatrychaerpedileislatiIapplaudyureffrtstwrkwithurMarieSafetySchlatYrktw.TheQualityPartershipbetweeurtraiiceteradPVAbeai1996adthatliefcmmu-icatiremaispe.SECURITYAtherrwthareaismaritimesecurity.Illquicklytuchtwareassecurityfurmarietras-prtatisystemadwhatIcalltheivisiblethreat.AsyuallhaveudubtedlyseetheCastguardssecuritypresecerapidlyexpadedafter911.Thesecurityfurwaterwaysisvitaltecmicprsperityatialsver-eityadthewayflifefreera-tisfmariers.TdayIamfcusedbestusefuratialitelliececmmuityfwhichtheCastguardplaysaiteralrletmatchsecurityre-quiremetswithresurces.oefmyveryrstprioritiesasCommandantwastleveraeitelliecetcueperatis.Whatthismeasattheprtlevelisthatwereapplyiarisk-basedapprachtmaritimesecurityrespseperatistapplyurlimitedsecurityassetstthemstimprtatmissis.Whethereisathreatraelevatedriskwellputatraiedadspecializedteamiaiveprtwithapprpriatemissisupprtfracalculateddurati.Therewillalwaysbeacertaiamutfradmesstkeepuradversar-iesuessi.Imetiedtheivisiblethreat.Imtalkiabutthe1sad0sthathavewivadedeveryaspectfurlives.Imtalkiabutcyber.SsmeemihtaskwhydestheCmmadatftheCastguardcareabutcyberMyasweristhatIhpeeveryefusisthikiabutcyberadhwwecaprtecturselvesfrmthreatstallfuretwrks.TheCastguardhastwresp-sibilitieswithcyber.Firstlikeallfederalaeciesadmilitaryserviceswehavetherespsibilitytuardurwetwrk.Secdwehaveastatutryre-spsibilitytesurethemarietrasprtatisystemissecureadresiliet.Thisicludeshwwewrkwithidustrytprtectmaritimecriticalifrastructureicludimariefacilitiesadtheirperatrsfrmcyber-relatedthreats.FrmSytthebakiidustryexamplesfcyberattacksareitheewseveryday.Cyberisarwithreatiallfacetsfurwrldadweeedtprtectthemarietrasprtatisystemfrmptetialitrusi.DyukwhwyurbrideadeieerictrlsystemsaresafeuardedDyukwwhereyurvulerabilitiesareIcjuctiwiththeDepartmetfHmeladSecurityIllberlliutaCastguardCyberStrateylaterthisyeartarticulatetheCastguardsplatmeeturiteraladexteralrespsibilities.STEWARDSHIPEsurithestewardshipadre-siliecyfthemarietrasprtati 8MARCH2015FOGHORNFOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewsystemisciticaltmyaedaadaeatseuefmcybe.Whilethecybetheatdem-statesthevuleabilitytveeli-acetechlytheeaealtfdexamplesfhwivativetechlyiceasesthemaifsafetyiumaietasptatisystem.Smefyuhavealeadyseeehacemetsthataecuetlybeitestediptsaudthecuty.AmajiitiativeweewkiisfutueATon.Weetakiadvataefautmaticidetifi-catisystemsAISadtheelec-ticchatdisplayadifmatisystemECDIStechlythemajityfyuaealeadyusitpvidebetteadmeusefulAidstnaviati.FistaceuVesselTrafcServicesandSectorsareitusevitualaidstavia-tiATonttifyusesfsafetyzessecuityzesadhazadsthatweepeviuslyavailablelybypublicati.Isteadfpeiapublicatiyullmuseveabuyfthesameifmatiadwecaupdateitiealtime.otheefftsicludepushinatialoceaicadAtmspheicAdmiistatinoAAPorTSIficluditidecuetadaidaftifmatithuhAIS.AdweewkiwiththeAmyCpstiteatedediif-matitempayestictisadthephysicalchaacteisticsthataethewiseimultiplepublicatistasileECDISadascee.Allfthesemeasueswillbei-tducedwiththeiputfthsewhkwuwatewaysbestumaitimeuseslikeyu.Yuaeaciticalpatfthepcessasthelcalpfessialmaiesadexpets.Thisistaefftteplaceallfuphysicalbuyswithelects.WhegPSbecameastadadpticasestatedchppidwtheadsis.Castguadefftswillctiuetfcusehacisituatialawaeess.Thisisabutbeiivativeadsmate.ItsabutwkitethetbuydwiskuiceasilycestedMTS.Thisisabutstew-adship.ARCTICAtthispitIhavetaskifayfyuwillbeamthe1000passe-esplaitbeabadtheCrystalSerenityfheplaedvyaettheActici2016Thisvyaeisavailabletthemiddle-icmefamily.Thiswuldhavebeeu-thikablejustafewyeasa.TheimpactfachaiclimatetheActiciseImwatchiclsely.JustlastsummewehadtdivetCastguadCutteHealyeftheatistwicebeakestescuea36-ftsailbatbesetiice40milesnthfBawAlaska.Humaactivityctiuestexpaditheei.Itsdisbecausetheeihasbecmemeaccessible.TheeeallyisaewceapeiadCastguadauthitiesequieupesecewheevepeplepeateiU.S.wates.Imveycceedabutthesafetyflifeatseaissuespesetedbyhihcapacityships-evethesmallestpasseevessels-iaaeawheewehaveveylittlecapacitytespd.Wekwfm100yeasfuwActicp-eatisthateveautieicidetismaifiedbyextemeislati.nthiiseasyitheActic.Weeadvcatifeatecapa-bilityitheActic.Thisicludesicebeakesadaeatecapabilitytdetectactivityswecabeeadyfevetsthatdccu.Iclsithisisaexcititimetbeapfessialmaie.Imy38yeasfCastguadseviceIveeveseeaeatepeidfchalleeadchae.Ilkfwadtmeetithsechalleesbybuildiushaedcmmit-mettthevitalityadsafetyfuMaieTasptatiSystemadallU.S.wateways.Thepassengervesseleetinpar-ticulahasdemuchvethepastsevealyeastehaceitssafetyecdadIveymuchapplaudthseeffts.Iamdedicatedtwkiwithyutctiuethatted.ThakyuadSemperParatusnAbouTThEAuThoRAdmiralPaulZukunftassumedthedutiesofthe25thCommandantoftheU.S.CoastGuardonMay302014.HeleadsthelargestcomponentoftheDepartmentofHomelandSecuritycomposedof88000personnelincludingactivedutyreservecivilianandvolunteerauxiliarists.AdmiralZukunfthadservedasCommanderCoastGuardPacicAreaandprovidedmissionsupporttotheDepartmentofDefenseandCombatantCommanders.OtherFlagassignmentsincludeCommanderoftheEleventhCoastGuardDistrictandDirectorJointInteragencyTaskForceWest.AnativeofNorthBranfordCTAdmiralZukunftgraduatedfromtheU.S.CoastGuardAcademywithadegreeinGovernment.HealsoholdsMastersdegreesfromWebsterUniversityandtheU.S.NavalWarCollegewithadegreeinNationalSecurityandStrategicStudies.InadditionheisagraduateoftheAsiaPacicCenterforStrategicStudiesExecutiveSeminarandHarvardsKennedySchoolofGovernmentNationalPreparednessLeadershipInitiativecourse. MARCH2015FOGHORN9FOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewFomthemomentthatPVAmembesappoachedtheHyattreencyLonBeachandweeeetedbythemassiveMaiTends2015loopojectedonthehotelsexteiowallitwascleathatthePVAAnnualConventionatMaiTends2015wouldbeonetoemembe.Itwas.WiththepesenceofU.S.CoastguadCommandantPaulF.Zukunftattheeventalonwithastonmaketinfocusthisconventionpovidednumeouswowmomentsfothewell-attendedfou-daymeetin.StatinwiththelocationoftheconventionLonBeachCAwhichaffodedattendeestheenjoyableabilityofwalkintofunandtendyvenuesneatheLonBeachConventionandEntetainmentCentetheconventionsitewasadawduetoitswamclimateandtheaeaschanindowntownaea.Dozensofwate-fontestauantsbeckonedattendeesaftelondaysofeducationalseminascappineveninswithsensationalsunsets.InsidetheconventionfacilityPVAmembesdis-coveeddozensofeducationalsessionsthattouchedonvituallyeveyaspectofunninapassenevesselLongBeachProvidesPerfectBackdropforSpectacularConvention1.L-RDaveAndersonSteveWayhartBobShawandBobScribner.2.SteveWayhartBrandmillLLC.3.AlisonNolanBostonHarborCruisesBostonMA.4.L-RBobLawlerJimDalskeandRobinTrinkoRussellleadsessiononattract-ingnewemployees.5.JohnDandenauZerveleadsmarketingsession.AllphotosbySteveTerry.ByKarenRainboltFOGHORNManagingEditor12345 10MARCH2015FOGHORNFOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewperati.Sessiscybersecuritytheusefvidecamerastsecurevesselshadligcustmercm-plaitsrailjumpigwaterwaysconictsattractingnewemployeessafetymaagemetsystemsdrugtestigregulatispassegerweightissuesadvesselfiacigwerejustsmefthetpicsthatcapturedattedeesatteti.Thegeeralsessiswerethemust-devetsftheday.AlgwithADMZukuftsaddressseepage6frtheADMsfullspeechMdayFebruary2salesadmarketigwereceterstagewithspeakersSeaMcnameraaad-vertisigadmarketigexpertfrmLosAngeles-basedadvertisingfrmomeletLAadStepheWayhartfuderfBradmillLLCiPittsburghPA.Mcnameraprvidedresearchresultstsupprtevidecethatamgtherthigsmilleialsyugpepleitheirteesadearly20svalueexperiecesvermaterialbjectshecetheirusefscialmediaadselfiestshwtherswhattheyhavedeadwheretheyvebeeratherthawhattheypurchasedadpssess.Hesuggestedthatwhetargetigthatmarketsegmetvesselperatrsshuldemphasizetheexperiecefacruiseteticethemtbuytickets.Mcnameraalsstressedtheim-prtacefhwexcelletcustmerservicecabeadfteisitdaysscialmedia-drivesciety--acrucialelemetfyurmarketig.Heprvidedexamplesfthecrp-ratisthathavebeefittedfrmemplyeeswhhavecreatedfa1.CourtneyJonesandNoahKingstoninAonbooth.2.CarrieStierspeaksaboutmeetingspecialdietaryneedsofpassengers.3.SteveCraigtalksaboutsocialmedia.4.BurgerBoatCompanyexhibitsatMariTrends2015.5.BobCoxenjoysthePVALeadershipDinner.6.PVAsEricChristensensharescraftbeertrends.7.CompetitorsofthePVFoundationDeckhandOlympics.8.Ayersstaffgreetsattendees.AllphotosbySteveTerry.12345678 MARCH2015FOGHORN11FOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReview12345MaintenanceManagementProgramCloudBased-AccessfromanyDevicewithanybrowserMaintenance-Inventory-DocumentaonIntuiveUserInterfaceFlagshipIntegraonTurnkeySetupwww.WheelHouseTech.com-978-562-5211followingsbysimplylisteningtocustomersandexceedingtheirex-pectations.WayhurtwhosharedthestagewithveteranpassengervesselexecutiveBobShawemphasizedcreatinganattractivevenuewithphotosvideosandawebsiteaswellasyourphysicalvesselandshoresidefacilitytocreateanappealingandenjoyableexperienceforpassengers.BobShawimpartedwisdomcollectedovera20yearspanin1.WesternRegionmembersenjoyDeckhandOlympicscompetition.2.DirectionsinDesignsJeanineBequetteandMiaMandelatMariTrends2015.34.PVARegionscompeteinDeckandOlympics5.MargoMarksdemonstratesknottyingskillsforDeckhandOlympics.AllphotosbySteveTerry. 12MARCH2015FOGHORNFOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewthepasseevesselidustyadealedhisaudiecewithstiesfhiscaeethatweepeppeedwithexpeiecesleaedfmwkiithisidusty.Hisshaedifma-ticultueadsevicesystemsmakisafetyapiitywiastteammaketiadceatiabadadidetifyikeymeticstachievecpateals.IadditithePVAIdustySpecificCfeecesffeedp-ptuitiestimpataeatdealfkwledeiacmpactsetti.ThePVAgeeWATErSCfeecepvidedattedeeswithifma-tiabutaewtechlythathaesseswidthuhafixedwingthatcouldsignicantlyreducefuelcsumpti.othesessisexpudedthelatestTie4eiesbideadablelubicatsandcleanersshipenergyefciencymaaemetplasadaupdateWashitStateFeiesutiliza-tifLng.AsusualthePVAFeyCfeeceattactedalaecwd.ThisyeaspamfeatuedaexamiatiftheKeafeycasualtyadtheimplicatisfU.S.feypeatsfeytedspasseecutulesadacase211.AllAmericanMarinesMattMullettandJoeHudspethsponsorthePVALeadershipDinnerontheQueenMary.2.PVAsEdandTriciaWelchdirectmemberstoCatalinaExpressCatalinaJetAllphotosbySteveTerry. MARCH2015FOGHORN13FOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReview1.AttendeestalktoCeilingWorksJimMcInerneyatMariTrends2015.2.RickScaranotalksaboutboatbuildingatMariTrends2015.3.SteveBersandSandyHenneenjoytheconventionAllphotosbySteveTerry.123 14MARCH2015FOGHORNFOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReview1920.686.5117salesburgerboat.comburgerboat.comcommercialBurgerisrecognizedworldwideforqualitycustomvesselsthatprovideyearsofdependableservice.QualityCommercialVessels...BuiltbyBurgertoYourRequirementsAluminumandSteelFabricationPassengerVesselsResearchVesselsFastCrewBoatsFastSupplyBoatsWindFarmSupportVesselsFishingVesselsOtherVesselsto26080mRVARCTICUSDeliveredOctober2014CHICAGOSCLASSICLADYDeliveredMay2014LUCIACurrentlyUnderConstruction8927mSteelPassengerVesselProudlybuiltintheUSAstudya1976newoleasfeycasualty.ThePVADieBatCfeeceffeedhelpfulifmatisuc-cessfulphtccessistbstscialmediaexpsuemaximiz-igbeveagesaleswithsigatuebeveagesmeetigspecialdietayeedsfpassegesadhwvesselpeatscatapitthegwigcaftbewted.ThePVAnewTechlgyCfeeceitducedmembestemegigtechlgicalivatissuchasthenewautomaticidentif-catisystemsAISequiemetsemtemitigfvesselspti-mizighyddyamicpefmaceandliquefednaturalgasLNG.MaiTeds2015wasamajhighlightwithageatfdealfactivitytakigplacethetadeshowoor.GeneralSessionspeechespizedawigseducatialsessistheaualPassegeVesselFudatisregiCmpetitifudaisigevetfdfuctisasuccessfulSupeBwlpatyadfcusethepefectfumfvesselpeatstmeete--ewithPVAAssciatemembestidetifyadeslvethefullspectumfissuesthatfacepassegevesselp-eatis.nLeftJeanneGrassoandMikeBorgstromenjoythecruisetoCatalinaIsland.RightDebbieandDaveAndersonlookforwardtoDavesyearasPVAPresident.AllphotosbySteveTerry. MARCH2015FOGHORN15FOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReview2570BlD.128AuaIL60502T630.236.3500CENTAPowertrAnsmIssIonLeADIngByInnovAtIonUSAbasedproductionOver20uniquedesignsOver16millionsoldTorsionalvibrationexpertsTrustCENTATheGlobalInnovatorSince1970CENTALINKCarbonFiberDriveshaftsInnovativeexiblecouplingsformarineapplicationsTheaualDavidClakExcelleceiEditialAwadspesetedbyFogHornMaazieweeivetseveauthswhseaticlesweewitteadpublishedithemaaziei2014.Eachwasselectedfthescpeftheifmatiadelevacetthepasseevesselidusty.FOGHORNAwardsDavidClarkExcellenceinEditorialAwardstoSevenAuthorsDioneLeeQSESolutionsWoodinvilleWAFLAGSHIPandWhyaSafetyManagementSystemMakesSenseMach2014issueLeeSehamAmericanMaritimeSafetyWhitePlainsNYPassengerVesselOperatorsLiabilityforCrewandPassengerAlcoholConsumptionMay2014issueDaveAndersonFireIslandFerriesInc.BayShoreNYPVAEmphasizesCommitmenttoSafetyAuust2014issueLCDRBrianMcSorleyU.S.CoastGuardWashingtonDCBewareoftheRisingTideoctbe2014issueJeanneSullivanBostonHarborCruisesBostonMASmoothSailingwithGreatCustomerServicenvembe2014issueFredHallBridgeportPortJeffersonSteamboatPortJeffersonNYYourEAPandCustomerServicenvembe2014issueCarrieStierRiverCruisesScalesMoundILAllergyIntoleranceorLifestyleChoicenvembe2014issue 16MARCH2015FOGHORNFOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewWithADMPaulZukuftCmmadatftheUitedStatesCastguadpesetBbLawleChaifthePVASafetyadSecuityCmmitteeaucedthewiesfthereMuphynatialMaieSafetyAwadadCaptaiElizabethgedeyPasseeVesselSafetyAwadFebuay2atthePVAAualCvetiatMaiTeds2015iLBeachCA.WiithepestiiusreMuphynatialMaieSafetyAwadisCaptaiWadeMatsuedaStarofHonoluluHluluHI.CaptaiMatsuedawasselectedbythePVASafetyadSecuityCmmitteefhisleasc-chaiftheHawaiioceaSafetyTeamswktdevelpastatewideSafeopeatiPactice4-14CmmecialVesselSkelSafetytemplatepamticeasediviadskel-isafetyfmcmmecialvesselsadmitiateseiusaccidets.EaithecvetedCaptaiElizabethgedeyPasseeVesselSafetyAwadaeCaptaiEliasAedaadFistMategeeSatiaftheSpiritofChicagoEtetaimetCuisesChicaILfthesuc-cessfulapplicationofanautomatedexternaldebrillatorAEDonapasseewhcllapsedadsuffeedcadiacaestduiacuise.CaptaiMatsuedawasistumetalithedevelpmetfapamtcutailfatalitieselatedteceatialskelidivifmGloballyCertifiedMarineCeilingsfromaProvenSupplierforallVesselTypeswww.ceilingworks.com.augplink.comPutYourFleetatYourFingertipsPVASafetyAwardsHonorStarofHonoluluandSpiritofChicagoTopPresentationoftheRogerMurphyNationalMarineSafetyAward.L-RPVASafetySecurityChairBobLawlerwithsafetyawardwinnersRichardDavisonandCapt.WadeMatsuedaandPassengerVesselFoundationPresidentRobMcMahon.BottomPresentationofCaptainElizabethGed-neyPassengerVesselSafetyAward.BobLawlergivesawardstoPaulBelfortiEntertainmentCruisesonbehalfofwinnersCapt.EliasAgredanoandFirstMateGeorgeSantiago.AllphotosbySteveTerry. MARCH2015FOGHORN17FOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewinspectedcmmecialpassenevesselsinHawaii.Since200466deathshadbeeneptedwithalltimehihf15deathsin2013.Acmmnfactamnthecasu-altieswasthattheyweeve50yeasfaeandhadpe-existinmedicalcnditins.CnsequentlyCapt.Matsuedaswkislifesav-in.TeaminwithHoSTtdevelpthepamtheihtenawaenessimpvesafetyveallandstemthetendffatalitiesfmsn-kelindivinpassenevesselsaccdintCastguadLCDrBillTaylSeniInvestiatinofficeHnluluHI.Sincethepmulatinfthiscmpessivetemplateecmmenda-tinsevealcmpanieshaveadptedandappliedthesepincipleswhichhasdiectlycntibutedta60eductinffatalitiessincethepiyeasaidLCDrTayl.Capt.MatsuedasefftsweefutheapplaudedbytheCastguadbecausehewasabletpsitivelymakeadiffeenceinasituatinthatwasnn-eulatedandthereforedifculttomanagebyauthities.Thelackfeulatyauthityplacessinificantlimita-tinntheabilitytcmpelsafewatepactice.Vluntayefftslikethiscntinuetenhancethesafetyfuindustybeyndexistineula-tinscncludedTayl.CaptainAedanandFistMateSantiaftheEntetainmentCuisesSpiritofChicagoaeceditedfsavinthelifefamanwhcllapsedduinacuisefmcadiacaest.BthCapt.AedanandSantiapefmedCPrnthemanwhwasntbeathinandthedeplymentfthenbadAEDwasusedtwicetesuscitatethevictim.UpnettinthevesseltthedcktheAEDwasdeplyedathidtimeandtheCaptainandcewcntinuedtwkntheillpasseneuntilpaamedicsaived.ThemanwhwasvisitinfamilyfmutftwnTHEPOWERTOMOVEGtmaximmptimalngwithindsty-ladingpwlicincyandlwmissins.CatmainnginsgivythliabltimlysvicybsinssdmandsallbackdbythglbalCatdalntwk.BingCatnginsnbadtday.VsyulclCdllbuusmarine.Cat.Com3512CTi3C32ACerTTi3C18ACerTTi32013Catpilla.Allightssvd.CATCATerPILLArBuILTforITthispctivlgsACerTCatpillaYllwandthPwedgtaddssaswllascpatandpdctidntitysdhinatadmaksCatpillaandmayntbsdwithtpmissin.equiedemeencytiplebypasssueyataChicahspitalandmadeafullecvey.Thevictimsdauhe-in-laweacheduttEntetainmentCuisestthankCaptainAedanandFistMateSantia.TheeasnIameachinutisbecausenbehalffufamilywewuldliketthankyucewandcmpanyfsavinthelifefJackWinkleywteBethWinkely.WithuttheAEDnbadtheeisntadubtthathewuldnthavesuvived.Asamedicalp-fessinalIespectpmptactinandsmatdecisinsinemeencies.Ihpeyushaethisemailwithinyuteamandealizehwamazinhisstyis.BthawadsaepesentedannuallyatthePVAAnnualCnventinatMaiTends.n 18MARCH2015FOGHORNFOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewDuithePVAAualCvetiatMaiTeds2015heldJauay31-Febuay3iLBeachCAmembesfthePasseeVesselAssciatiPVAelectedDaveAdesfFieIsladFeiesIc.asPVAPesidetf2015.DaveAdesisgeealMaaeDiectfopeatisfFieIsladFeiesIc.BayShenYLIslad.ThecmpayhaspvidedpasseesevicefeihtseviceadwatetaxisevicetFieIsladcmmuitiessice1948adpeates23subchapteTadKvesselsaifm6t400passees.FieIsladFeiesIc.hasbeeaactivemembefPVAsicetheassciatisicepti.PVAElects2015PresidentOfcersandBoardMembersAdeshldsa100-tMastesliceseadsevestheCastguadsSectLIsladSudAeaMaitimeSecuityCmmitteeHabSafetyCmmitteeFSoadCSoSecuityCmmitteeadtheCmmitteeftheSectsMaitimeTasptatiSystemadrecveyPla.HeisalsafmechaimafthePVASafetyadSecuityCmmittee.AlselectedttemsasPVAOfcersfor2015werePVAVicePesidetMaMaksBeaveIsladBatCmpayChalevixMIadPVASecetay-TeasueJeffWhitakeHudsriveCuisesIc.KistnY.Iadditithefllwiidivid-ualsweeelectedtthePVABadfDiectsJimDeSimeStateIsladFeiesStateIsladnYAlisnlaBstHabCuisesBstMACleeStephesStaStephesglacieadWildlifeCuisesValdezAKadJimSwidlegldegateFeiesLakspuCA.nPVABoardMeetsADMZukunft.L-RBobBijurCarlMicuBobLawlerJohnGroundwaterPVAStaffJeffWhitakerGusGaspardoTerriBernsteinPaulBelfortiADMZukunftJaySpencePVAPresidentDaveAndersonJimDeSimoneBobScribnerMargoMarksColeenStephensCarolynHorganChipCollopyandAlisonNolan.AllphotosbySteveTerry.YourONEsourceforallofyourinteriorneedswithover25yearsexperience.LETUSOBEYOUROUTFITTEROFCHOICEUSOprovidescompleterangeofinterioroutttingandturn-keyservicesforcruiseshipsferriescommercialvesselsandoffshoreprojects.UNITCABINWALLPANELSYSTEMCEILINGSYSTEMBATHROOMMODULESMARINEDOORSDECKINGWEATHERTIGHTQAWATERTIGHTCUSTOMMARINEFURNITUREWINDOWSANDPORTHOLESHATCHESGALLEYEQUIPMENTANDOUTFIT10752DeerwoodParkBlvd.S.WaterViewIISuite100JacksonvilleFL32256888311-0781www.usoutfttersllc.comsalesusoutftters.com MARCH2015FOGHORN19FOGHORNFOCUScONveNtiONReviewCourtneyJonesAccountExecutivecourtney.jonesaon.com216.623.4158RozanLococoAccountSpecialistrozan.lococoaon.com216.623.4109NavigatingyourrisksdayandnightAstheowneroapassengervesselyouacetoughdecisionseveryday.Fromhiringqualiedcrewtomakingsureyourvesselisinprimecondition.AtAonwespenddayandnightthinkingaboutyourmaritimeriskssobuyinginsurancedoesnthavetobeanothertoughdecision.Weworkwithyoutodevelopcreativeapproachesandcustomizedsolutionsthatdelivermoreefcienciesimprovedprotabilityandgreatervalue.Formoreinormationpleasecall1.800.730.7053orvisitpassengervessel.cominsurance.aspxRisk.Reinsurance.HumanResources.EmpowerResultsSpecialThankSToevenTSponSorSAhighlightoftheconventionwasthePVAMeetandGreettheFleetorganizedbyRayLymanCatalinaExpressSanPedroCA.DockedinnearbyRainbowHarborweresevenvesselsthatoperateinthearea.TriumphantownedbyHarborBreezeCruisesRanchoPalosVerdesCAAquabusandAqualinkoperatedbyCatalinaExpressforLongBeachTransitCatalinaJetoperatedbyCatalinaExpressaU.S.CoastGuardvesselandtwovesselsoperatedbyHornblowerEventsandCruisesWildGooseandEndlessDreams.Eachvesselallowedconventionattendeestowanderthroughthevesselstalkingtothecaptainsandcrewandenjoyingtastyhorsdoeuvresandbeveragesforthreehoursaftertheconventionsessionsandtradeshowended.AllAmericanMarineInc.AllianzInsuranceAonRiskServicesNortheastInc.BMTDesignersandPlannersCNAInsuranceCENTACorporationGladding-HearnShipbuildingGreatAmericanInsuranceCompanyHeartlandFinancialUSAJohnDeerePowerSystemsMTUNavigatorsNicholsBrothersBoatBuildersPhotogenicInc.R.W.FernstrumCo.TwinDiscInc.ZerveZFMarinePropulsionSystemsMiramarLLCNextYearsPVAAnnualConventionatMariTrends2016WillBeJanuary22-252016inWashingtonDCPhotoMichaelKleinberg2016 20MARCH2015FOGHORNREguLaTORyREPoRTByPeterLauridsenPVARegulatoryAffairsConsultantIMay2006IwteaaticleftheFogHornwiththesametitlewheidustyexpeiecedaspatefuaucedchaestCetificatesfIspectiCoIthatalteedlimitedvesselpeatipa-ametes.owesadpeatswhassumedthataewlyeceivedCoIwasjustaeissuefaexistiCoIweesupisedwhethepeatsbeatshaetheiexpeiecefdis-cveiuaucedchaes.Tsmedeeeweaeaaiexpe-ieciuaucedchaesaai.ruiabusiessespeciallyethatiseulatedbyahstfaeciesatialstatelcalwhilebeicceedabutemplyeespfiteputatiadvetisimaiteacefcapitalplatadcdiatiadzetheactivitieseachdaycabechallei.EveyispectedvesselweisawaethattheabilitytpeateisdepedetthepssessifavalidCastguadCoI.Theeedtpepaefadscheduleaispec-tiifactisefthseevetsthatdefiethevesselwesbusiesscaleda.givethatimptaceitissupisithatcetheispectiissuccessfullypassedtheeissuedCoIissmetimespeceivedasjustathebusiessdcumet.TheeceiptfaewamededCoIshuldeedethatsamedeeefattetiastheispectithatpducedit.TheCoIistjustathebusiessdcumet.Itisbththeauthitytpeateadthedcumetthatstatesthecditisfpeati.Thsecditisaebthlibeatiadlimiti.CmpliacewiththetemsisptectiftheACertifcateoInspectionSpeaksMARINEGROUPBoatworksmarinegroupbw.comleahmarinegroupbw.com619621-2220MarineGroupBoatWorksisthenewestCaliforniaboatbuilderandrepairerofsteelandaluminumhigh-speedferriescatamaransandpassengervesselsupto665-tons.Operatingtwoshiftssixdaysperweekforfastturnaroundsandminimizedvesseltimeout-of-service.NewconstructioninsteelaluminumandcompositeHullmodificationsandextensionsenginerepowersCompleteservicelifeextensionrefitsCompleteUSCGdrydockingservicesUSCGregulatoryexpertsonstaffABSUSCG-certifiedweldersCOMINGSOONGoldenGateFerryRefurbishmentM.S.SanFranciscoEverybodysfavoritecityINAmericasfinest MARCH2015FOGHORN21REguLaTORyREPoRTmaie.opeatibeydtheauthityatedisavilatiflawadeulatifthewepeatadthemaste.TheewCoIshuldbecmpaedwiththepeviusCoIadallchaestedadudestd.Aydiffe-ecesfexpectatisfactshuldpmptlybeeslvedwiththeissuingOfcerinChargeMarineInspectionoroCMI.recetexpeiecedemstatesthatchaestthepeatievimetadchaesimaiciteiastilldooccurasaresultofaninspection.Botharesigni-catelemetsftheCoIadwhetheyaemissedbythewepeatthecsequecessubsequetpea-tionscouldbesignicant.Mstchaescabetacedtaexistiplicyeulatithatmaymaytbeapppiateithesituatiwheeitisppsed.oelimitatithatsufacedecetlyivkedasmallcaftwailimi-tatitpeatifaispectedvessel.Thisideathatasmallcaftwaishuldapplytaeula-torycompliantinspectedvesselwasrstproposedinaticefppsedulemakiitheealystaesfthepasseeweihtulemaki.reasedpubliccmmetwasstlyaaistitadthatppsalwasapp-piatelydppedfmthetice.Theeisappaeteastesufacethatppsal.ItisimptattudestadasmallcaftwaiisacustmesevicefthenatialWeatheSeviceitededtalettheeceatialadcmmecialwatewayusethattheeisaadveseweathecditifsmedimesiexpectediallapatfthefecastaea.ACastguad-ispectedvesselisbuiltadstabilitytestedtweatheadevimetalcditiscmmtitspemittedute.Itsstabilityletteatteststthevesselscapabilityadifadditialevimetallimi-tatisbeydthseevisiedbytheeulatisaeapppiatethelettewillsstate.AlsthevesselispeatedbyaCastguad-licesedmaiewhbecausefhisheemplymetisitimatelyfamiliawiththevesselsweathekeepicapabilities.Itheabsecefsuchalimitatiitisiapppiatetlimitavesselspeatittheissuacefasmallcaftwai.Theeaethechaesthataefudediplicyeulatibutallmustbepeviuslydisclsedsthattheeasftheiimplemetatiiskwadude-stdbefetheyapplytpeatis.Ithisaefcmpute-eeatedfmlettestheCastguadshuldcsideafwadiletteeeatedsimultaeuslywiththeeewedCoIthatlistsallitemschaed.Thiswuldbeasevicetbththeecipietadtheiiatsiceitwuldhihlihtthechaesfeview.ThealmutualisthatavesselpeatesifullcmpliacewithitsCoIfmthemmetitisissued.nwww.nicholsboats.comExpertBoatBuildersSteelAluminumConstructionSalesnicholsboats.com360331-5500x311withExpeditionsWeareproudtobeworkingwithnewPVAmemberMavrikMarineonournewPassengerFerryEXPEDITIONSsix.EXPEDITIONS1-800-695-2624go-lanai.com 22MARCH2015FOGHORNLEgISLaTIVEREPoRTByEdWelchPVALegislativeDirectorSeatoJohMcCaiofAizoaisalo-timeciticoftheU.S.maitimeidustyeeallyadipaticulatheJoesActadthePasseeVesselSevicesActPVSA.ThesecabotaelawsesevethecaiaeofcaoadpasseesbetweeAmeicapotstovesselsthataeU.S.-builtU.S.-cewedU.S.-aggedandU.S.-owned.Inthelate1990shesoughtunsuccessfullytoallowforeign-aggedvesselstocarrypasseesbetweeU.S.pots.WithrepublicasowithemajoityitheU.S.SenatorJohnMcCainWanttoAlterJonesActSeatehehasaiedthechaimashipoftheSeateAmedSevicesCommittee.HehasvowedtousethatpositiotoepealoseekchaesitheJoesActadPVSA.WastiotimeoJauay132015hemadepublicaamedmettostipawaytheU.S.-buildcompoetoftheJoesActadothecabotaelaws.AlthouhithepasthehasspokeofepealitheJoesActiitsetietyhelimitedthescopeofhisamedmettotheU.S.costuctiocompoetofthelaw.Heitededtoattachtheamedmettoabilloo-ma-itimetopicleislatiotoatlealauthoizatiofothecotovesialKeystoeoth-southoilpipelietotaspotCaadiacudeoilfomtheiladpoviceofAlbetatotheU.S.gulfCoast.AoucihisamedmetSeatoMcCaistatedIhaveloadvocatedfoafullepealoftheJoesActaatiquatedlawthathasfotoolohideedfeetademadeU.S.idustylesscompetitiveadaisedpicesfoAmeicacosumes.TheamedmetIami-toduciaaitodaywouldelimiatethisuecessaypotectioistestictio.AccoditotheCoessioalreseachSeviceitcosts6pebaeltomovecudefomthegulfCoasttothenotheastUitedStatesoaJonesActtankerwhileaforeign-agtankercantakethatsamecruisetoareneryinCanadatakingmoneydiectlyoutofthepocketsofAmeicacosume.Ihopemycolleaueswilljoimeithisimpotateffottoepealthisachaicleislatiotospujobceatioadpomotefeetade.LeaiofSeatoMcCaisitetiosPVAadothedefedesoftheJoesActadPVSAicludiU.S.shipyadscoastwiseopeatosadlabooaiza-tiosquicklymobilizedtheiSeatesuppotes.notithatpopoetsoftheKeystoepipelieclaimedthatitscostuctiowouldceateAmeicajobsJoesActsup-potesdubbedtheMcCaiamedmetajobkille.WithuidacefomPVAstaffPVAmembesfomstateswithudecidedSeatosfaxedlettestoWashito.KeytaetsofthePVAeffotsweeudecidedSeatosfomWiscosiroJohsoFloidaMacorubioadTexasTedCuzJohCoy.AsthedebateotheKeystoePipeliebillappoachedSeatoMcCaisoppoetsestimatedthatatleast70Seatoswouldvote MARCH2015FOGHORN23LEgISLaTIVEREPoRTagainsthisamendmentshouldheoffeit.AnexampleofaPVAmembetakingactionwasMakPudloPesidentofPVAAssociateMembeSeacaftDesignofStugeonBayWI.HewoteWisconsinSenatoronJohnsonsayingIncallingtheU.S.JonesActanunnecessaypotec-tionistestictionSenatoMcCainisovelookingouninfomedofitsbenetstothemaritimeindustriesthemanysuppotingindustiespublicsafetyandnationalsecuity.With28yearsintheeldofcommer-cialvesseldesignIamcognizantofhowimpotanttheJonesActhasbeentopesevingandmaintain-ingthisnationsmaitimeindusty.EveytimetheActhasbeendebatedinthepastithasbeenupheldonthebasisofitsmeits.AplantoaltesociticalapieceofdomesticpolicyshouldbestudiedanddiscussedopenlyanditisupsettingthattheSenateisconsideingtheMcCainamendmentwithouthavinganyheaingsocommitteevotesonit.Thetopicofmaitimepolicyiscom-pletelyunelatedtotheKeystonePipelineissue.Wisconsinisfotunatetohaveshipyadsandelatedmaitimeactivitiesthataethivingandcontibutingtolocalcommuni-tiesandeconomies.Theseindustieswouldsuffeandpehapsbeelimi-natedbyanill-advisedepealoftheJonesAct.SeacaftDesignLLCanditsemployeesespectfullyequestyouoppositiontoSenatoMcCainshamfulamendment.EventuallytheKeystonepipelinebillcleaedtheSenatewithouttheMcCainlanguage.SensingthathewaslikelytosuffeadefeatandthatpehapsthetimingwasnotightfohispoposalSenatoMcCainchosenottooffetheamendment.InsteadheattackedtheJonesActbymeansofafocefulspeechontheSenatefloosayingthedomesticshipbuildingequiementoftheJonesActisoutdatedandmustbeabolished.U.S.consumesaefeetobuyafoeign-builtca.U.S.tuckingcompaniesaefeetobuyafoeign-builttuck.U.S.ailoadsaefeetobuyafoeign-builtloco-motive.U.S.ailinesaefeetobuyafoeign-builtaiplane.WhycantU.S.maitimecommecialinteestsmoeaffodablyshipgoodsonfo-eign-madevesselsWhydoU.S.consumespaticulalythoseinHawaiiAlaskaandPuetoriconeedtopayfoshipsthataefivetimesmoeexpensiveDespitethispeliminayvictoythisissueisnotove.PVAmustemainvigilant.ItislikelythatSenatoMcCainwillbidehistimeandwaitfoamoepopitiousmomenttoenewhiscampaignagainsttheJonesActandthePVSA.n 24MARCH2015FOGHORNAtPVAtheworkoftheAssociationisdrivenbyitscommittees.PVAscommitteesaremadeupofmemberswithyearsofindustryexperiencethatvolunteertheirtimetocreateandredesintoolsaswellasevaluatepolicytoadvancethepassenervesselindustry.AttherecentPVAAnnualConventionatMaritrends2015inLonBeachCAthesecommitteesworkedoninitiativesthatwouldcontinuouslyimprovePVAsbeneftstoyou.PVAMembershipCommitteeThePVAMembershipCommitteeundertheleadershipofCo-ChairsSuzanneKruandHannahWirinisgatewayClipperFleetPittsburhPAcompletedworkonthenewredesinedPVAwebsite.ModernizinthewebsitewasalsoapriorityofPVAPresidentTerriBernsteinwhounveiledthenewwebsiteattheconvention.ThenewwebsiteisstreamlinedtoenhancetheuserexperienceandthrouhsurveydataandanalyticstheCommitteehascreatedasitethatetsyoutotheinformationyouneed.ThewebsitepromotestheindustrysexcellentsafetyrecordthrouhtheCommitmenttoSafetypaeandhih-lihtspolicyinitiativesonitsAdvocacypae.growthisapriorityoftheCommitteeandPVAsleadershipthewebsitefacilitatesnewmembershipswithafocusonkeybeneftsandtheoptiontopurchaseamembershipdirectlyonline.FeelfreetocheckoutthenewPVAwebsiteatwww.passenervessel.com.PVALegislativeCommitteeChairofthePVALeislativeCommitteeCharlesChuckMoserEUPTransportationAuthoritySaultSte.MarieMIdirectedtheCommitteetoassessPVAsleis-lativepriorities.Therehasbeenextensiveadvocacysur-roundintheVesselgeneralPermitVgP.Thankstotheseeffortsthesmallvesselexemptionfromcompli-ancewiththeVgPhasbeenextendedanotherthreeyearsByJenWilkDirectorPublicAffairsandDevelopmentPVAsCommitteesAreWorkingforYouHOwpVabEnEFITSyou1910UnruhCourtNewAlbanyIN47150Tel812.945.898813705GainesvilleSt.HoustonTX77015Tel713.330.8200WATERLUBRICATEDMARINEBEARINGSSLEEVEANDFLANGEDCONFIGURATIONSINSTOCKATTIMCODURABLELONGLASTINGEASYTOINSTALLwww.timcomarine. MARCH2015FOGHORN25HOwpVabEnEFITSyouwithpedileislatiothatwouldmakethispemaet.AlsotheVesselIcidetalDischaeActS.373isabillthatwouldtasfethiseula-tioawayfomtheEviometalPotectioAecyadplaceitwiththeU.S.Coastguadadpeemptthestatelawstosetauifomatioalequiemet.Thisbillhasbeeei-toduceditotheewCoessadwasecetlyappovedbytheSeateCommeceCommitteewithastobipatisavote.AdditioallythePVALeislativeCommitteewillcotiuetowoktoefomtheout-of-watesuvivalcaftlaws.TheamedmetPVAsuppotedlastyeaaiedappovalbytheHousebuttheSeatedidotact.TheefoetheammedmetwasoteactedlastyeaadwillhavetobeeitoducedithisewCoess.TheAssociatiowillalsowoktocotiuefeyatfudipoamschaethedollathesholdfodamaesfopuposesoffiliaCoastguadFom2692adcotiuetoseekfutheTaspotatioWokeIdenticationCardTWICrelief.PVASafetyandSecurityCommitteeThePVASafetyadSecuityCommitteeledbyChaiBobLawleEtetaimetCuisesBostoMAcotiuestowokoadvaciFLAgSHIPPVAssafetymaae-metsystem.TheCommitteeeleasedewtoolsadassessmetstohelpmembesimplemetadimpoveopeatiosthouhthispoam.Theyaealsostadiupwokioupstoaddesseiecotolau-tomatiouidaceadevaluateslipstipsadfallsopasseevessels.TheseoupscameoutoftheQualityPateshipadelyoopecommu-icatiosbetweeCoastguadadmembeswokitoethetoimpovetheseopeatioalaeasitheidusty.IadditiotheCommitteeevaluatedPVAsivetoyofmembesafetyadsecuitytoolsadwillseekoutewtopicsfofuthetaiimateials.PVARegulatoryCommitteePVAsreulatoyCommitteediectedbyewChaigusgaspadoPadelfodPacketBoatCo.SaitPaulMneviewedtheTowiVesselSafetyAdvisoyCommitteesTSACecommedatiosochaestothemaiecasualtyivestiatiospocessicludievisiostoFom2692.TheCommitteealsocosideedtheimpactoftwoewpoposedulesicludimitiaticybesecuitytheatsadaewcuisevesselfacilitysecuityule.TheCommitteedevelopedcommetsthatwillbesubmittedtothedocketeadithesetwoissues.AdditioallytheCommitteediscussedtheAutomaticIdenticationSystemAISfialulewhichwasecetlyissuedadhowtobestupdatemembesotheewequie-metsadtheuiveseofvesselsthatequiecaiae.PVAsleadeshipadstaffsiceelythakthesecommitteevoluteeswhoeeouslycotibutetheitimeadexpetisetosevitheAssociatioadwokifoitsmembes.n 26MARCH2015FOGHORNByEricChristensenDirectorofRegulatoryAffairsandRiskManagementonJanuary262015theU.S.CoastGuardsOfcefIvestiatisadAalysispublishedam-plifyiuidacetlcalSectivestiatispeselhwtppelyivestiateeptedcasesfrailJumpiwheepasseesdelibeatelyvethesidefthevesselwhileudeway.ThishasbeeaissuefPVAmembesfyeasaddespitechaestthelawtedbelwveyfewailjumpicaseshavebeepusuedbytheCastguad.TheewuidaceeadsasfllwsDuetthevauedesciptif46USC2302actaiedithenticefVilatinoVUseguideCoMDTInSTM5582.1.Aclaricationisprovidedontheproceduresforissuingaticketwheapasseeitefeeswithsafevesselpeatisadedaesapes.TheCastguadAuthizatiActf1998ameded46USC2302aCoastGuardPublishesRailJumperClarifcationSaFETySEcuRITyMATTERSOshoresupportvesselsPassengerferriesNavalMilitaryvessels MARCH2015FOGHORN27SaFETySEcuRITyMATTERSOVER65YEARSCOOLINGTHEMARINEINDUSTRYR.W.Fernstrumiscommittedtoprovidinglong-lastingqualitycoolingsystems.Ourengineersworkwithyoutocustomdesignasolutionthatmeetstheneedsofyourvesselandoperatingconditions.GRIDCOOLERKeelCoolerTranterHeatExchangersWEKABoxcoolerENGINEEREDCOOLINGSOLUTIONS.fernstrum.com906.863.5553salesfernstrum.comPhotocourtesyofBlountBoatsInc.PostOfceBox88StoddardWI54658-0088infopvfoundation.comwebsitewww.pvfoundation.comthePassengerVesselFoundaionwouldlikeohankallhosewhomadeaverysuccessful2015convenionpossible.RegionChairsforeldingtheirrespectiveteamsBobBjurChipCollopyPhilEssexJoeHudspethSteveJonesPatrickMurphyAlisonNolanJamesRobinsonLarryVanderBoschJayDencklaAdamBlumandZFMarinefortheorganizationoperationofaverysuccessful2015AnnualKaticaKlassicGolfOutingnottomentionthegolfersandholesponsorsKurtPlauntBenBernsteinfortheireffortsontheSuperBowleventAndnallyalltheregioncompetitorsdonorsTHANKYOUU.S.CoastGuardBoatswainsMate3rdClassAmandaBowleswiththenationalsecuritycutterUSCGCBertholfWMSL750preparestoretrievealiferingduringasimulatedmanoverboarddrillonthecutterssmallboatintheArcticOceanSept.142012duringArcticShield2012.ArcticShieldisaU.S.CoastGuard-directedexerciseinconjunctionwithfederalstateandtribalofcialsdesignedtotesttheSpilledOilResponseSystemaswellasstrengthenlawenforcementandsearch-and-rescuecapabilitiesintheArcticregionsofAlaska.byaddiriterferiwiththesafeperatifavesselsastedaerthelifelimbrprpertyfapers.WhilethepreviusversifthestatutelyallwedaperatrtbecharedthisamedmetprvidedtheCastguardtheabilitytpursueacivilpealtyaaistanyindividualemphasisaddedthatiterferedwiththesafeperatifavessel.Aexamplefsuchiterfereceicludesistaceswhereapasseeritetiallyjumpsffacmmercialvesselthatistitededtsupprtwateractivities.Thispracticeciedrailjumpiithemarieidustryftedivertscrewmemberattetiawayfrmthesafeperatifthevesselirdertrespdtamaverbardsituati.WhethesetypesficidetsarereprtedCastguardIvestiatiOfcersshouldconsidertheissuanceofanoVaaisttheivlvedjumpers.Ivestiatrsshuldtbelimitedbythe 28MARCH2015FOGHORNSaFETySEcuRITyMATTERSLeaveyourworriesbehindwiththepowerandreliabilityofJohnDeereenginesWithexpandedpowerfrom56to559kW75to750hpJohnDeerePowerTechenginescantakeyouwhereveryouwanttogo.GotoworkwiththecondenceandsatisfactiononlyJohnDeerepropulsionauxiliaryandgeneratordriveenginescandeliver.OurU.S.EPATier3marineenginesarequietandfuelefcientmakinglongworkdaysseemalittleshorter.Withhightorqueandlow-ratedrpmyoualsogetexcellentvesselcontrolandreliableauxiliarydrives.Forworry-freepoweronthewaterNothingRunsLikeADeere.JohnDeere.commarineProductofferingsvarybycountry.temilyithenoVUseguidedesciptifieldwhichcuetlylycaptuesthepeaticlausefthestatute.TheuidacefutheestclaifyactisaIvestiatiofficeshuldtakeicllectievideceaddcumetithecaseitheCastguadMaieIfmatifSafetyadLawEfcemetMISLEdatabase.ThisiswelcmeewsfPVAmembesadwasahttpicfdiscussiatthePVASafetyadSecuityCmmitteemeetiiLBeachCA.oeftheCmmitteestppiitiesf2015istmittheicidetsfailjumpiSTEPACTIoN1Investigateandcollectsupportingevidence.Determineifelementsof46USC2302ahavebeenmetspecicallydidapersona.Operatinginanunsafemannerorb.Interferewiththesafeoperationofavesselandendangerthelifelimborpropertyofaperson.2DocumenttheincidentwithinaMISLEIncidentInvestigationActivityandopenacorrespondingEnforcementActivity3DeterminelevelofappropriateenforcementtogaincomplianceLetterofWarningLOWNoticeofViolationorClassICivilPenalty4Closecasewithnoactionwhenappropriatee.g.instanceswhenlocallawenforcementactionsareconsideredsufcienttocompelfuturecomplianceissueaLOWissueaNOVorprocessaClassICivilPenalty.membevesselsadtwkwiththeCastguadthuhtheQualityPateshipttackivestiaticasesesultifmavilatif46USC2302a.AdditiallySteveBesPVAgeealCuselpvidedasessiatthecve-tidealiwithailjumpicases.HeecuaedmembestseeklcalchaesicitydiacestaddessthepblemwheCastguadesucesaetimmediatelyavailabletespd.IecuaeyualltkeepacpyfCg-InVnte001-2015iyufficeyubatitheevetyueedtctacttheCastguadiespsetaailjumpiicidet.ThistealwithSteveBestemplatesflcaldiacesadtheifmatiislcatedthePVAwebsiteudeMemberesucesitherailJumpeguidacesecti.remembeifyuhaveaailjumpicasepleaseletmekwatechistesepasse-evessel.cm.n BEINNEWORLEANSONMarinemaintenancesolutionsfromtheexpertsyoudependonVesselmaintenancesolutionsfromtheexpertsyoudependon4.14.15TOABRANDNEWCONFERENCEEXPOCUSTOM-BUILTFORYOU.ProducedbytheorganizersoftheawardwinningInternationalWorkBoatShowandWorkBoatmagazineAPRIL14-162015MORIALCONVENTIONCENTERNEWORLEANSLAWorkBoatMaintenanceandRepair.comProducedbyDiversifedCommunicationsIfyouareresponsibleforcommercialvesselmaintenanceandrepairthiseventisforyou.FullDayEducationProgramExhibitHallOpeningReceptionLuncheonRoundtableDiscussionsHappyHoursNetworkingEventsToexhibitcallChrisDimmerling800-368-79322015PRICINGBeforeMarch15March16-April13April14andlaterAllAccessPassIncludesallconferencesessionsandnetworkingeventsonTuesdayApril14-ThursdayApril16495545595ExpoOnlyIncludesopeningreceptiononTuesdayApril14andallnetworkingeventsonWednesdayApril15ThursdayApril16506075Registernowandsavewiththispromotioncode200484WorkBoatMaintenanceandRepair.com800-748-5049 30MARCH2015FOGHORNfrmatinthatissubsequentlyreceivedbytherAIS-equippedvesselsandatshresidereceivinstatins.ThusitprvidesinfrmatinthatcanassistthemarinerinnaviatinavesselanditalsprvidesapicturefmaritimetrafcinanareathattheCoastGuardcanusefrsecuritypurpses.Inship-t-shipmdeAISprvidesessentialinfr-matintthervesselssuchasnamepsitincurseandspeedthatisnttherwisereadilyavailabletthereceivinvessels.Intheship-t-shremdeAISallwsfortheefcientexchangeofvesseltrafcinformationthatpreviuslywasnlyavailableviavicecmmunica-tionswithaVTS.ThedetailsofthenalruleareEveryself-propelledvesselof65feetormoreincmmercialservicemustcarryandperateanAISaclassAunitifithasapassenercapacityf150rmreasimplerclassBunitifithasapassenercapacityflessthan150Everyvesselregardlessoflengthwithapassengercapacityf150rmremustcarryandperateaclassAAISunit.TheimplementationdateisMarch12016.Five-yearwaiversoftheAIScarriagerequirementcanberantedatthediscretinftheCaptainfthePrtinthefllwinlimitedcircumstancesifthevesselisntlikelytencunterantherAIS-equippedvesselifthevesselperatesnashrtvyaelessthannenauticalmileonaxedschedulesuchasabank-to-bankriverferryandifthevesseloperatesinaveryconnedareaoflessthannenauticalmileradius.Themandatryrequirementfrmstcmmer-cialvesselstcarryandperateAISderivesfrmtheMaritimeTransprtatinSecurityActf2002.TheCastguardchsetimplementthisstatutrymandatebymeansftwphases.ThefirstphaseftheAISrulewentinteffectnDecember312004.AsaresultfthePhase1AISruleeverypassenervesselwithacapacityf150rmrethatperatesinaCastguardVTSVesselTrafcSystemzonehashadtocarryandoperateanAIS.TheCoastGuardrstissuedaproposedPhase2oftheAISrulenDecember162008.ofthe91writtencmmentssubmittedtthereulatrydcketsmrethanonethirdwerefromPVAmembers.PVAitselfledextensivecmmentsttalin15paes.Thesubstan-tivecmmentsandbjectinsexpressedbyPVAanditsmembersundubtedlyfrcedtheCastguardtre-examineitsinitialprpsalmakesubstantialchanestitandtakeanadditinalsixyearstcraftarevisedrulethatcouldsurvivearigorouscost-benetanalysis.nnEwSwIREonJanuary302015theCastguardissuedaln-delayedruleexpandintherequirementfrvesselstcarryanduseAutomaticIdenticationSystemsAIS.AsaresultmanyPVAmemberswillhavetinstallAISunitsntheirvesselsbyMarch12016.HweverPVAsadvcacywrkedhassavedmanyperatrsfsmallervesselsfrmbeinaffected.AsaresultfeffrtsbyPVAtherulecversfarfewerpassengervesselsthanwhattheCoastGuardrstwanted.Initsriinalfrmtherulewuldhavecveredallpassenervesselsnatinwidethathaveacapacityf50rmre.PVAanditsmemberscntestedthisincmmentstthereulatrydcket.PVAalschallenedtheCastguardsreulatryassessmentcntendinthatthecost-benetanalysisusedtojustifytherulewasfaulty.ThisfrcedtheCastguardtre-evaluatethecost-benetanalysisdelayingtheissuanceoftheruleforseveralyearsdurinwhichtimethepricefAISunitsdrppedcnsiderably.AISautmaticallybradcastsvesselandvyaein-newruleoautomtcidetfctosytemiuedCompletecontrolandsteeringsystemsforvesselsofalltypesandsizes.1604572-3935SurreyBCCanadasaleskobelt.comwww.kobelt.comKOBELTMANUFACTURINGCO.LTD.VisitusatBooth74PVAAnnualConventionatMariTrends2015January31-February3LongBeachCA MARCH2015FOGHORN31nEwSwIRECall1-800-621-6885Onlineportsupply.comEmailgovtindportsupply.comOver300WestMarinelocationstoserveyouUnrivalledproductselection.Unmatcheddistributionreach.CountonPortSupplyforallyouroperatingessentialsSafetyMaintenanceEngineGalleyTechnicalApparelFullRiggingServiceOver300locationsstockingalltheproductsyouuseeverydayWholesaleDivisionofConcenedthatapoposeduleentitledConsolidatedCuiseShipSecuityreulationsmihtinad-vetentlyensnaePVAmembeswhoeceivecuiseshiptendesattheidocksandteminalsPVAtestifiedataCoastguadheaininFotLaudedaleFloidaonFebuay92015.LeislativeDiectoEdWelchepesentedPVA.InadditionPVAsubmittedwittencommentstotheeulatoydocketonMach10.EventhouhtheeaeveyfewPVAmembeswhoopeateacuiseshipasdefinedinCoastguadsecuityulestheemaybeconsid-eablymoePVAmembesopeatinocallinatfacilitiesthatwillbebudenedbythepoposednewule.UndeexistinCoastguadsecuityulesacuiseshipisdefinedasavesselofatleast100osstonscayinmoethan12passenesonavoyaeofmoethan24housanypatofwhichisonthehihseas.ThusveyfewPVAmembesaeconsideedtoopeateacuiseship.ThepoposeduledealswithTSA-typesceeninofcuiseshippassenesatteminals.WhiletheCoastguadconcludedthatWedonotbelievethattheseequie-mentswouldnecessitateopeationalchanesatanyexistincuiseshipteminalatthistimePVAmadecleathatthepoposedeulationwillhaveasubstantialimpactonmoeentitiesthantheCoastguadealizes.Thisisbecausethepoposeduledefinesthetemcuiseshipteminaltoincludeanypotionofafacilitythateceivesacuiseshipoitstendestoembakodisembakpassenesocew.Alsothecuiseshipteminalmaybeownedoopeatedbyapatycompletelyunelatedtothecuiseshipcompany.TheinclusionofthephaseoitstendeswilllikelymeanthatthesceeninpovisionsoftheulewillaffectentitiesothethanwhattheCoastguadenvisions.Thepoposedulewouldmakecleathattheowneandopeatoofacuiseshipteminalisthepatypimailyesponsiblefosceeninallpesonsbaaeandpesonaleffectsfodaneoussubstancesanddevices.ItwouldbeesponsiblefoenfocinalistofpohibiteditemsthatlistwouldbesimilatowhatPVaWncogudofUninendedsopeofcuieshipteminlseuiyrulepvaWarnsContinuedonpage32 32MARCH2015FOGHORNexistsforpasseerairplaesow.Itmadatesthatthescreeiproce-duresmusttakeplaceatthecruiseshiptermialpriortothepasse-ersbeialloweditoacruiseshiptermialssecureareasorotoacruiseship.Itfurtherspecifiestheallowableoptiosforcoduct-iscreeimetaldetectorsx-rayequipmetexplosivesdetectorsetc.adestablishesqualificatioadtraiicriteriaforscreeipersoel.Byproposiadefiitioofcruiseshiptermialtoicludeafacilitythatreceivestedersadbyplacitheprimaryresposibil-ityforscreeiothecruiseshiptermialtheproposedrulewillimposeacostlyewmadateofacilitiesthatreceivetedersolyeitherreularlyoroccasioally.AttheFortLauderdaleheariPVAvesselmemberBarHarborWhaleWatchofBarHarborMaietestifiedthatitallowscruiseshiptederstocallatitsopepieradfoatingdock.Undernologicalsenseofthewordshouldthisarrae-metbecosideredacruiseshiptermial.Uderthecurretar-raemettherequiredscreeiisperformedbycruiseshippersoelprimarilyasthepasseersithetederareabouttoooboardthecruiseship.Butudertheproposedruletheoperatorofthepieraddockwouldhavetheprimaryre-sposibilityadexpesivemetaldetectorsx-rayequipmetorex-plosivesdetectorswillhavetobepurchasedistalledadoperatedatalocatiousuitableforthem.PVAexpresseditscocerthatotherPVAmembersatwhosedocksadpierscruiseshiptedersoc-casioallycallwillalsoberequiredtoassumethisresposibility.TheproposedrulecouldapplytoverybasicfacilitiesatAvaloCataliaIsladCaliforiaadatlocatiosiHawaiiAlaskanewEladadelsewhere.PVAuredtheCoastguardtorecosideritsdefiitioofcruiseshiptermial.Afacilitythatsimplyreceivescruiseshiptedersbutotthecruiseshipitselfshouldotberequiredtoistalladoperatethescreeiequipmet.Thatresposi-bilityshouldliewiththecruiseshipoperatoradtheruleshouldpermitittobeperformedataylocatiopriortoboardithecruiseshipotecessarilyothedockorpier.nnEwSwIRELeMCMmgerrceccrgeMCMisaleadingindependentinsurancebrokeragebasedinthePacifcNorthwest.Ourmarinepracticegrouphasmorethan100yearsocombinedexperienceplacinginsuranceandmanagingthemarineindustrysuniquerisks.Whetherwereworkingwithvesseloperatorsbuildersrepairacilitiesorsupplierswecreatespecializedsolutionsthatmeeteachclientsneeds.EMpLoyEEBEnEfitsExECutivEBEnEfitsREtiREMEntpLansinsuRanCEadvisoRypRopERtyCasuaLtyContactDamonL.Nasmanat206262-6375oremaildamon.nasmanmcmnw.comwww.mcmnw.com100FurunodesignedLinuxsoftwareimprovesstabilityreducesvirusriskFullycompliantIMOsystems1923.1LCDorBlackBoxECDISwithusersuppliedwideglassbridgemonitorsareavailableSimpleEthernetconnectiontoFAR2xx7Radarssavingthousandsovercomplexinterfacekitswww.FurunoUSA.comwww.Facebook.comFurunoECDISElectronicChartDisplayandInformationSystempvaWarnsContinuedfrompage31 MARCH2015FOGHORN33nEwSwIREPVAmembercAlenderPOWERFULFLEXIBLEINTUITIVE.LearnmoreatStarboardSuite.comOnlineReservationsandTourManagementCustomizedforyourbusinessanddesignedaroundyourbrandinfostarboardsuite.com415.431.5520ImproveyouroperatingeciencyModifytripsandreservationsfromanywhereCompletelyeliminateoverbookingViewdetailedsalesandpassengerreportsIncreasecustomersatisfactionLetcustomersseereal-timetripavailabilitybeforetheybookSendautomatedemailremindersanddirectionsLetcustomersbookfromtheircomputersmartphoneoriPadCompletelyweb-basedNothingtoinstall.UseitAthomeAttheofceOnyourlaptopOnyoursmartphoneOnyouriPadAtthedockFreesetuptrainingandongoingsupportFullyhostedandmanaged247PersonalU.S.-basedaccountrepsIncreasesalesLetcustomersseereal-timeavailabilityandbookonline247LethotelconciergesbooktripsfortheirpatronsIntegratewithFacebookTwitterandTripAdvisorAddnewcustomerstoyouremailmarketinglistsautomaticallyAcceptGrouponandLivingSocialvouchersOfferpromotionsanddiscountsonyourtermsMOSTTOUROPERATORSCANUSESTARBOARDSUITEFORFREEcommentsoughtonPopoedWaiveruleoncetainMedialconditionTheU.S.Coastguardisseekinpubliccommentonthepolicyclari-cationinitsproposedrulereardinthespecicmedicaldocumentationtheCoastguardwillconsiderinde-termininwhetheramedicalwaiveriswarrantedformerchantmarinerswiththefollowinconditionsCardiomyopathyDiabetesMellitusNarcolepsyObstructiveSleepApneaTheproposedpolicyclaricationspeciesthatnarcolepsyidiopathichypersomniaandotherhypersom-niasofcentraloriinaremedicallydisqualifyinandenerallynotwaiverableduetosignicantriskofsuddenandunpredictableincapaci-tationofindividualswhohavetheseconditions.CommentsandrelatedmaterialmustbesubmittedonorbeforeMay192015.Theproposedruleprovidesdetailedinformationandback-round.ViewtheproposedruleontheFederalRegisterforfulldetailsbyointowww.reulations.ov.EnterUSCg-2015-0090intheSearchbox.nApril21-232015Mid-AtlanticWaterwaysConferenceRenaissancePortsmouth-NorfolkWaterfrontHotelPortsmouthVAApril282015PVACongressionalFly-InSheratonSuitesOldTownAlexandraVAApril292015PVABoardofDirectorsMeetingSheratonSuitesOldTownAlexandraVAJanuary22-252016PVAAnnualConventionatMariTrends2016HyattRegencyCrystalCityWashingtonDCFormoreinformationgotowww.passengervessel.com 34MARCH2015FOGHORNPVAmembeFuuUSACamasWAhasbuhtitsewesttuchsceeavi-atialsystemtmaketaduseswillndthatitoffersnewfeaturesandrenedctlswhilestillmaitaiiitsfamiliauseiteface.Smeftheewbuilt-ifeatuesmayeplacetheequipmetwhichculdesulticst-savisfvesselpeats.Thecmpet-basednavnetTZtuch2hasbihtbldclswitheasytidetifyicsfthedisplayselectifradaFishFideChatPltteWeatheCameaIstumetsadnavData.Maiescaceatecustmdisplaystsuittheieedsaditisavailableitwsizes.Ideallysuitedfpasseevesselpeatstheseuitscacectupta24kWradacadisplaytackArPAtaetsadcaeveeceivetasmitAISif-mati.IadditiFuubuiltia56-chaelgPSreceiveitthedisplay.MaiescastillcectaextealateafedudacybutthepimaygPSeceiveisbuilt-iwhichcasavemey.FuthemethetuchsceeisbettethaevebecauseitutilizesaewEdeSwipemti.Thistechlyiseasytusejustswipedwfmthetpfthesceeaddisplaypaeptisdpdwfquickadeasyaccess.YucaEdeSwipefmallfusidestaccessvaiusptis.Swipetheihtsidetviewctextuallyapppiatemeusswipetheleftsideadyuetaviatidatatheswipefmthebttmfchataddatalayeptis.rathethadiithuhmeusallftheimptatptisaewjustaswipeaway.nFuuoUsarefenewetouchsceenvgosyemMEMbERNEwSKvchkMeidueMegewhVgoidulPVAmembesKvichakMaieIdustiesadViIdustialbthfSeattleWAaucedthatthecmpaiesaemeituitetheistethsithedesiadfabica-tifalumiumwkbatsship-buildiadbatbuildi.UdethetemsfthemeeKvichakwillbecmeawhllywedsubsidiayfVi.KvichakscuetwesJimMeckleyBiaThmasadKeithWhittemewilljiViasshae-hldesadasmembesftheleade-shipteam.MypatesadIaeveyexcitedtbejiiVi.ShaibestideasadpacticesacsscmpaieswillmakeusevemecmpetitiveadceateamestablebusiessbasefuwkessaidKeithWhittemepesidetfKvichak.Vishaesuvaluesaducmmitmettpvidiltempptuitytupeple.Kvichakbisamazifabica-titalettucmpayadsmefthebestcustmeelatishipsitheidustysaidViCEoadweFakFti.TheKvichakteambuildsthebestalumiumwkbatsithecutyauablythewld.Ifusithsefabicatieeticsitubadepeatisiswhatidustialevlutiisallabut.Thecmbiedcmpaywillemplyabut2500pepleiAlaskaoeadWashit.nAprilHumResourcesMayFoodServicesJuneOpertiosMiteceJulyEvirometlIssuesAugustSfetySeptemberTechologyOctoberSecurityNovemberCustomerServiceDecemberVesselReviewPreviewFOGHORNisYourMagazineMakeitWorkforYouCOnTaCTKarenRainboltMgigEditorkriboltpssegervessel.com571-388-7752BillForslundadvertisigSlesbillphilipspublishig.com206-284-8285www.foghormgzie.comwww.pssegervessel.comSeeyourcompyipritShreyourewsphotogrphsexpertisedexperiecesofthepssegervesselidustryvieditorilddvertisemets. MARCH2015FOGHORN35MEMbERNEwSTheaualPVACessialFly-IisscheduledfTuesdayApil28CapitlHilliWashitDC.PVAmembesaeuedtpaticipate.SmallteamsfPVAmembesadstaffwillmeetdiectlywithMembesftheU.S.SeateadHusefrepesetativesadtheikeystaff.ThisisauiquepptuitytjiPVAadtalkdiectlywithlawmakesdiscussitheissuesthatmattemsttyuadyuvesselpeatisbusiessadshuldtbemissed.PastpaticipatshavesaidthisevetismeaifuladwellwththetimefsmallbusiesswesadpeatsttakepatadshaetheiccestCessialepesetatives.ItisvaluablethatPVAmembesbeheadlbefetheWashiteulatypcessaissteamaduaualCessialFly-IsevesakeyleithatpcessPaulBelftiEtetaimetCuisesChicaILsaid.ImypesalpiiyuculdtaskfameewadiadmemableexpeiecesaidTeiBesteiBBrivebatsnewptKYwhattededpastFly-Is.oudaywaspackedfulladhadmayeatdiscussis.MayCessialepeseta-tivesweeveyiteestediwhatwehadtsayadwhatissueswewatedthemthelpuswith.FthisyeasFly-IPVAsadvcacyefftswillfcusissuessuchasOur-of-waterLifesavingEquipmetMakeYourVoiceheardiNcoNgressPVacoNgressioNalFlY-iNisaPril28April282015WASHINGTOND.C.PVACONGRESSIONALFLY-INRenewalofFederalFerryCapitolgatsMakingPermanenttheSmallVesselExemptifmtheVesselgeealPemitadTheContinuedValueoftheJonesActadPasseeVesselSevicesAct.reistenwhttpevets.cstatctact.cmeisteevetllcb9bx7kabeidka07eam08m0me6b63b162015CongressionalFly-InHeadquartersHotelSheatSuitesoldTwAlexadia801n.St.AsaphSteetAlexadaVA22314reseveyumbycalli703-836-4700admetiPVAfthespecialatef199thecut-ffdatefthisdiscutedateisApil13.ousethefllwilikfhtelesevatishttpswww.stawdmeet-i.cmStagupsWebesid1502200259key2F0173DFIecuaeeachfyutseiuslycsidepaticipatiitheCessialFly-IsaidCalyHaBlueadgldFleetSaFaciscCA.Ithikyuwillnditwellworthyourtime.Ifyuhavequestiseedad-ditialifmatictactPVAsLeislativeDiectEdWelchat1-800-807-8360ext.27ewelchpasseevessel.cm.n 36MARCH2015FOGHORNMEMbERNEwSPVAmemberHy-LieCruisesadivisioofHyaisHarborToursIc.HyaisMAhasorderedaew493-passeerhih-speedcatamarafromPVAmembergladdi-HearShipbuilditheDuclosCorporatioSomersetMA.ThefourthIcat-CrowtherfastferrybuiltbytheMass.-basedshipyardfortheCapeCodpasseerferrycompayislareradmorestylishidesithapreviousvessels.Theewferrywillprovideyear-roudpasseerservicebetweeHyaisadnatucketIslad.Deliveryisscheduledfor2016.Hy-linecruisesordersFurthFastFerryFrmgaddin-HearnIncreasedsalesthroughourmultiplelowtonocostmarketingplans.Decreasedoperatingcostbyeliminatingredundancyandautomatingworkowforbetterefciency.Flexiblemanagementtoolstogiveyoutheultimatecontroloveryoursalesandoperations.DESTINATIONMANAGERTHECOMPLETESALESANDMANAGEMENTSYSTEMwww.vts-no.comFormallyVirtualTicketerNoRiskFreeTrialTimEversoleDirectorofSalesandSupportteversolevts-no.comTel504840-9800X113TollFree877265-3521X113Cell859652-9885YOURCOMPLETETICKETINGSOLUTION.MichaelBrydonDirectorofSalesandSupportmbrydonvts-no.comTel504840-9800X101TollFree877265-3521X101Cell504914-7334GordonStevensPresidentCEONewOrleansSteamboatCompanyGrayLineToursWehavebeenusingtheVirtualTicketerforsixyearsandhavebeenextremelypleasedwiththeproductsoftwareandservice.Wegivethisreservationsystemourveryhighestrecommendation..................................................................................................HughMackenzieGeneralManagerhmacktic.caKingston1000IslandsCruisesandTrolleyTheadvantagewithTicketeristhatitsclientbased.Thisallowsustoprovideacustomermultipleeventspackagesorservicesallunderonereservationwhichhascontributedtooursuccess..........................................................................................RoseM.ChristianTreasurerNativeSonFerryTheVirtualTicketerhasincreasedourrevenueswithnewsalescapabilitiesandhashelpedusbettermanageourcompanybystreamliningouroperations.DESTINATIONMANAGERFormallyVirtualTicketerTheewall-alumiumferryisabout153.5feet46.8mlo34.5feet10.5matthebeamaddrawsapproximately8feet2.5mloaded.ThevesselwillbepoweredbyfourCummisQSK60-MEPATier3dieseleieseachdeliveri2200Bhpat1800rpm.EacheiewillbepropelledbyaHamiltoHM721waterjetthrouhaTwiDiscMg61500SChorizotally-offsetearbox.Theferrystopspeedwillbeover30kotswhefullyloadedatadeadweihtofmoretha64toessaidPeterDuclospresidetoftheshipyard.Itheevetofafailureofoeofthepropulsiosystemstheboatwillstillkeeptheschedulebutwillrequirefullpowerfromtheremaiithreeeies.Thiskidofmariadredudacyisjustprudetbusiessforaferrythatwilloperatecloseto5000hoursperyearsaidDuclos.Eachhullwillbeequippedwitha125kWCummisQSB7-DMEPSTier3eerator.SimilartoHy-Liescurrethih-speedcatamarastheewferrywillbeoutfttedwithaNaiadDynamicstrimtabridecotrolsystemtoimprovepasseercomfortadsafety.Thesystemsmotiosesormeasurestherelativemovemetofthevesseladtrasmitsaelectricalsialtotheappropri-atehydraulicdevicetocoutertheboatsactiothrouhthewavesDuclosexplaied.Bykeepitheuwatedmotioadsteeritoamiimumthesystemcaalsomiimizethespeedlossirouhseas.Themaicabiseats163passe-ersadicludesafullserviceco-cessioheatiadaircoditioitwoheadsadalareluaeroomaft.Aetched-lassscreewillseparatethepasseerseatiareafromthecocessioadcodimetcouters.ThesecoddeckwithhY-lineContinuedonpage37 MARCH2015FOGHORN37MEMbERNEwSnewcummisMarieorgaizatiCumminsInc.hasestablishedadedicatedCumminsMarineranizatinwithintheexistinEnineoperatinSement.Bycnslidatinitscmmer-cialandrecreatinalteamstheCumminsMarineranizatinwillbebetterpsitinedtservethebusinessanditsrecreatinalvernmentserviceandcmmercialmarinecustmers.CumminsMarinewillbeledbyJimSchachtfrmerlygeneralManaerandExecutiveDirectrfCumminsCmmercialMarine.TodaysannouncementreectshowimportantourmarinecustomersaretoussaidSchacht.Customerswillbeneftwithaccesstoasingleglobalteamfexpertswharefcusednenablintheirsuccessbyaddressinallftheirprpulsinpwerandinteratinneeds.ninterirseatinfr155passenersfeaturesheatinandaircnditininpremiumseatinfrwardthreeheadsinterirandexterirccktailbarsandexterirseatinfr46passeners.Thepremiumseatinareaisseparatedfrmthemainpassenerareabyahalf-heihtbulkheadwithlassscreens.Thethirddeckwiththepilthusefrwardprvidesexterirseatinfr129passeners.Accesstthewheelhusewhichisequippedwithcenterlineandprtandstarbardenineandwaterjetcntrlsisfrmexterirdrsintheaftbulkhead.ThedesincallsfrseatsfrmPVAmemberBeurteauxandtablesinthecabinsandntheexterirdecks.nACMETechnologiesInc.PaloAltoCAGarrettPriceAssociateMemberwww.acmeticketing.comGulfCoastShipyardGroupGulfportMSJimRiversAssociateMemberwww.gulfcoastshipyardgroup.comLoveCityCarFerriesInc.St.JohnUSVIAneciaSewerVesselMemberwww.lovecitycarferries.comVirginiaDepartmentofTransportationJamestownScotlandFerrySurryVAWesRipleyVesselMemberwww.vdot.virginia.govSeaScoutBaseGalvestonGalvestonTXEdwardCarretteVesselMemberwww.ssbgalveston.orgPVAWelcomesNeWmembershY-lineContinuedfrompage36 38MARCH2015FOGHORNadVERTISERSINDExletterfromtheexeCutivedireCtorContinuedfrompage5letterfromthepresidentContinuedfrompage4MEMbERNEwSesultithusadsfut-f-pcketdllastvesselpeatsadthisppsedeulatiwuldtec-essailyimpvesafety.IstlyecuaeumembestpaticipateiuaualCessialFly-ICapitlHillApil28.out-f-watelifesaviisthetpfulist.IfyuwishtpaticipatepleasectactPVAsLeislativeDiectEdWelch.Ibelieveyoullfndthatyourinvolve-metithisevetiswellwthyutime.railjumpiisyettheissuepeatsaefacedwithmeadmeaeulabasis.TheCmmadatstatedthatalettefwaifffedesisteuh.Theailjumpiamedmeteedsthaveteethtstpthisdaeusbehavior.Iamconfdentthiswillhavefavableesultsweaspeatsseek.Seepae26fifmatithisciticalissue.FiallyudetheleadeshipfEicChistesePVAsFLAgSHIPsafetymaaemetpamistack.WiththehadwkdedicatiadlhusubetatesteshaveputitthispamweaeabletbeislwlyivlviPVAmembeswiththeecessaytlsfpefm-iai-huseauditftheipea-tisimvifwad.Iclsiweaeaassciaticmpisedfhihlypfessialeeeticadceativeidividuals.Withaidustythatcaiesiexcessf200millipasseesauallyupfessialismaddedicatitsafetyhaspducedasafetyecdsecdte.IamexcitedtseveasyuPVAPesidetthisyeaasIlktyufyusupptadas-sistaceaswectiuetwkbehalffallPVAmembes.DaveAdesPesidetnVesselgeealPemitadn-TakVesselrespsePlaequiemets.IadditiPVAdevelpedaddis-tibutedan-TakVesselrespsePlatemplatethatassistedmembesicmplyiwithextesiveve-meteulatyequiemet.TheesultfallfthisisasavisfthusadsfdllasidevelpmetcstsfPVAmembecmpaies.Thesedirectbeneftsandothershavefmedacmpellipesuasifpspectivemembestjiwithcuetmembestsuppttheias-sciatiadidusty.AstuifiedvicebefeCessadtheeulatyaeciesalssevestheiteestsfPVAmembesbyesuithatyupsitiisclealyadcsistetlycmmuicatedtlawmakesadeulats.WhilePVAactivelyep-esetstheiteestsfPVAmembesadthepasseevesselidustyat-laeattheatiallevelweecuaeyutetivlvediPVAadvcacyefftsbyattedithePVA2015CessialFly-IscheduledApil28iWashitD.C.Aseiesfe--emeetiswithkeyMembesfCesscmmitteeadcessialstaffwillbescheduledtallwyutdiscusstheissuesthataemstimptattyubusiess.Ihpethatyuwilljiusfthisimptatassciatiactivity.Ithemeatimepleaseletmekwwheevewecabefassis-tacetyu.SiceelyJhr.gudwateExecutiveDiectnAllAmericanMarine..................12AonRiskManagement.................19BlountBoatsInc....................15BurgerBoatCompany.................14CarusABLtd.......................23CaterpillarMarine....................17CeilingWorks.......................16CentaCorporation...................15DejongandLebet....................37ExpeditionsMauiLanaIFerry............21FreedmanSeatingCompany............25FurunoUSAInc......................32GPLINKLLC........................16HamiltonJet........................22JohnDeerePowerSystems..............28KenaiFjordsTours....................25Kobelt............................30MarineGroupBoatWorks..............20MCM............................32MetalSharkAluminumBoats............35MTU.............................39NicholsBros........................21PortSupplyWestMarine...............31PVAFOUNDATION...................27RWFernstrumCo....................27ScaniaUSA.........................2SpringeldGroup....................28StarboardSuite......................33TopperIndustriesInc...................7TimcoMarineEquipment...............24TwinDiscInc.......................40UESSeating........................18USOutttersLLC....................25VirtualTicketingSolutions...............36VTHalterMarine....................37WheelHouseTechnologiesInc...........11WorkboatMaintenanceRepairConference.29Zerve.............................13 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