USCG Accepts Benkert Award Nominees

Thursday, August 11, 2005
The U.S. Coast Guard is soliciting for applications for the biennial Rear Admiral William M. Benkert, Marine Environmental Protection Award for Excellence. The program recognizes corporations and businesses involved in marine facility or vessel operations that have demonstrated sustained excellence and outstanding achievement in protecting the marine environment. It also encourages innovations in operations, maintenance, cargo handling, refueling, training, and provides a means for award recipients to share their successful methods and techniques with others in industry. Applications will be accepted from December 01, 2005 to March 31, 2006. Log into the award website at www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/mor/mor-1/benkert award/overview.htm to receive information on the application process. If you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact the program coordinator LT Alexis Tune at (202) 267-0426 or via e-mail: Atune@comdt.uscg.mil.

The 2004 Benkert Award presentations were held during the American Petroleum Institute (API) Tanker Conference in San Diego, CA on June 28, 2004. We are pleased to announce the 2006 award presentations will once again be presented during the API Tanker Conference at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, CA from June 27-29, 2006.

2004 Award Recipients

Gold: Alaska Tanker Co. Beaverton, OR

International Maritime Transportation/Exxon Mobil, UK

Portland Pipe Line Co., South Portland, ME

Southeast Petroleum Resources Organization, Inc., Ketchikan, AK

Silver: Canal Barge Co., New Orleans, LA

SeaRiver Maritime, Houston, TX

Marathon Ashland Petroleum,LLC., Russell KY

Bronze: Todd Pacific Shipyards, Corp., Seattle WA

Honorable Mention: Ocean Shipholdings, Houston, TX


Marine Propulsion

US Navy Ships Conduct Astern Replenishment-at-sea

“While replenishments-at-sea are routine, astern refueling is unique and requires precise navigation and coordination,” said Lt. Cmdr. Jason Ileto, fleet replenishment scheduler for Commander,

Better Turbocharger Performance, Proven Tech

Engineer wisdom: Nothing is worse as the right idea at the wrong time. But with the new ECOCHARGE Two-Stage Turbocharging System MAN D&T has reached both goals.

MN100: Reintjes GmbH

The Company: Founded in 1979, Reintjes GmbH is an independent propulsion technology company that manufactures thousands of gearboxes annually. More than 90,000

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Navigation Offshore Oil Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1632 sec (6 req/sec)