Glosten Wins Floating Offshore Wind Readiness Prize with Platform

Glosten Wins Floating Offshore Wind Readiness Prize with Platform

Seattle-based architecture firm Glosten’s PelaStar tension-leg platform has netted the U.S. Department of Energy’s Floating Offshore Wind Readiness (FLOWIN) Prize, the naval architecture and marine engineering consulting firm said March 29. Glosten is among nine Phase One winners in the contest by the Energy Department’s Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO), which advances the development of floating offshore wind energy tech. The contest is in three phases. In the first phase, competitors needed to show that their ideas could work for U.S. sites and “could be scaled in a cost-effective way to help address U.S. supply chain constraints,” according to the…
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Glosten to Lead Design of New Australian Research Vessel

Glosten to Lead Design of New Australian Research Vessel

Glosten and One2three Naval Architects have been chosen by the Australian Institute of Marine Science to design the organization’s new research vessel, Glosten announced Feb. 13. Glosten, which has a location in Seattle, will lead a team featuring Sydney-based One2three Naval Architects and Melbourne-based Maritime Survey Australia on a larger, more modern research vessel to replace the institute’s r/v Cape Ferguson. “Our research vessels are integral and essential to Australia’s marine research capability, giving our scientists access to the diverse habitats that make up our remote and extraordinary tropical waters and enabling them to conduct experiments at sea,” AIMS CEO…
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Glosten Chosen to Design San Francisco Bar Pilots Station Boats

Glosten Chosen to Design San Francisco Bar Pilots Station Boats

The San Francisco Bar Pilots transportation escort service has chosen naval architecture and marine engineering company Glosten to design low-emission station boats, it was announced Jan. 23. Seattle-based Glosten is said to be working on a propulsion feasibility study for the vessels, two of which are planned for service in 2024 and a third vessel planned for 2025. The vessels are expected to be compliant with California Air Resources Board requirements. “We are pleased to work with Glosten to design our new cutting-edge station boats,” San Francisco Bar Pilots President John Carlier said. “These new vessels will allow the Bar…
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MARAD Publishes Energy Efficiency, Decarb Guide Developed by Glosten, META

MARAD Publishes Energy Efficiency, Decarb Guide Developed by Glosten, META

An Energy Efficiency and Decarbonization Technical Guide created by naval architecture company Glosten and the Maritime Environmental and Technical Assistance program has been published by the U.S. Maritime Administration, Glosten announced Dec. 1. Glosten, which has an office in Seattle, developed the guide for “owners and operators looking for greenhouse gas emissions-reducing measures that will fit their fleets and operating profiles,” according to the company. “As green technologies are commercialized and regulatory pressures intensify, it is becoming increasingly important for the marine industry to understand the array of options for decarbonization,” Glosten said. The guide features several sections, including sections…
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