b'OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE PASSENGER VESSEL ASSOCIATIONPRESIDENTMAY 2022 Marine Propulsion VOL. 21, NO. 4Bob Bijur, Island Queen Cruises, Miami, Fla.VICE PRESIDENT Jim Swindler, Golden Gate Bridge,Highway and Transportation District,San Francisco, Calif.SECRETARY/TREASURERFeaturesPatrick Murphy, Blue and Gold Fleet,San Francisco, Calif. 8Meeting CARBs BOARD MEMBERS Ben Bernstein, BB Riverboats, Newport, Ky. Harbor Craft Regulations California Air Resource Board (CARB) will Erik Bombard, Catalina Express,San Pedro, Calif. be implementing more strict regulations over the next ten years affecting commercial Jed Dixon, North Carolina Department vessels regulated in the coastal waters along of TransportationFerry Division,Manns Harbor, N.C. the California coastline. Learn more details about the regulations and ways to adapt to Carol Hill, Dry Tortugas National Park Ferry Key West, Fla. the new rules. Steve Jones, Gateway Clipper Fleet, About the CoverPittsburgh, Pa. 12The Enhydra, part of Red and Whites Propelling Towards Zero Emissions: Simplifying a Complex fleet, is a hybrid-electric vessel. Not John Lake, Hornblower, Alexandria, Va. Future with Electrification only does this benefit the environment, Sarah Pennington, Classic Harbor Line, Interest and investment in electricbut the lack of engine noise means New York, N.Y. a quiet ride making possible unique propulsion options continue to grow,experiences like a movie-viewing cruise. Hoyt Purinton, Washington Island Ferry Line, driving advancements with the technology.// Photo courtesy of Red and White. Washington Island, Wis. Simplifying systems to make them moreStory: page 12Andrew Sargis, Wendella Sightseeing Boats,flexible and smaller is the next step in the Chicago, Ill. evolution of electric propulsion.ColumnsASSOCIATE MEMBER REPRESENTATIVE Rob McMahon, Pinnacle Marine Corporation,16Powering ChangeStoddard, Wis. 4Presidents LetterMethanol has gained favor as one of the Jeff Sherman, MTU America, Novi, Mich. 7Executive Directors Letterleading alternative fuels as companiesPVA PAST PRESIDENTSshift away from diesel. Andrew Packer of 24 Legislative ReportBob Lawler, Boston Harbor Cruises, Rolls-Royce spoke with us about the 26Safety MattersBoston, Mass. pros and cons of this fueling option.28Business MattersColleen Stephens, Stan Stephens Glacier 30Member Newsand Wildlife Cruises, Valdez, Alaska 20National Maritime Center:44NewswireEXECUTIVE DIRECTORSeeing Trends ResultingJohn R. Groundwater in Delivery Delays45PVA Welcomes New MembersLEGISLATIVE DIRECTORThere has been a significant surge in46Coast Guard Report Edmund Welch application submissions for merchant48Advertisers IndexREGULATORY AFFAIRS CONSULTANTmariner credentials, but many applications Peter Lauridsen are missing information causing delays. DIRECTOR OF FINANCELearn about commonly missing information Leslie Kagarise and tips to make sure applications are DIRECTOR OF REGULATORY AFFAIRS complete and ready for submission. AND RISK MANAGEMENT Eric ChristensenGENERAL COUNSEL Steven Bers, Whiteford, Taylor and Preston FOGHORN is published monthly except combined January/February by theEDITORIAL OFFICESPassenger Vessel Association (PVA)103 Oronoco Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, Va., 22314Managing Editor: Sarah FerrettiSend address changes to FOGHORN at pvainfo@passengervessel.com.sarah@passengervessel.comCopyright 2022 by the Passenger Vessel Association. All rights reserved. No part of this571-388-7752 publication may be reproduced without the written consent of the Passenger Vessel Association.PASSENGER VESSEL ASSOCIATION PVAINFO@PASSENGERVESSEL.COMPHONE: 703-518-5005FAX: 703-518-5151'