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Trident Maritime Systems Sells Cannon Mining Division to J.H. Fletcher & Co.

and metal mines. The Cannon portfolio that includes drill jumbos, scalers, and roof bolters will further broaden J.H. Fletcher & Co’s existing product lines. Additionally, the articulated frame utility vehicle product line will be a new introduction to J.H. Fletcher’s equipment offering.Blank Rome provided legal counsel to Trident and JFLCO

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Favorable Offshore Winds Blowing from the Biden Administration

, working with the states, private sector, and federal government, can double the amount of offshore wind by 2030—and even exceed it. This presents many new opportunities for the maritime industry, both at sea and onshore in shipyards and ports.About the Author: Joan Bondareff is of counsel in Blank Rome’s Washington, D.C., office who focuses her practice on marine transportation, environmental, regulatory, renewable energy, and legislative issues. She currently serves as Chair of the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority (VOWDA), an appointment by Virginia Governors Terry McAuliffe

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Regulatory Crewing Challenges for Offshore Wind Vessels

and the various agencies will need to coordinate their interpretations of the marine-related laws governing vessel crewing to ensure conflicting interpretations do not impede the development of this promising new offshore wind industry.  About the AuthorJonathan K. Waldron is a partner in the Blank Rome's Washington, D.C., office who concentrates his practice in maritime, international and environmental law, including maritime security. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard for 20 years, attaining the rank of commander, and was senior counsel to the Marine Spill Response Corporation

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Atlantic Offshore Wind: Favorable Winds for Maritime

make sure your company is on the state supply list. Finally, encourage Congress to support an extension of the PTC or Investment Tax Credit and to resolve some of the knotty jurisdictional issues faced by too many agencies in the OSW permitting stew.About the AuthorJoan L. Bondareff is of counsel in Blank Rome LLP's Washington, D.C., office who focuses her practice on marine transportation, environmental, regulatory, renewable energy, and legislative issues. She currently serves as Chair of the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority (VOWDA), an appointment by Virginia Governors Terry McAuliffe

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VA Offshore Wind: A Strong Foundation

public-private partnerships to promote offshore wind.  VOWDA’s focus areas include “identifying regulatory and administrative barriers” and recommendations “to encourage and expedite offshore wind industry development.”Joan Bondareff, a maritime attorney with Blank Rome in Washington, DC is Chair of VOWDA’s nine-member Board of Directors. Joan Bondareff, a maritime attorney with Blank Rome in Washington, DC is Chair of VOWDA’s nine-member Board of Directors.  She was asked about priority topics and goals for 2019.  Like DMME, Bondareff

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MARAD's Jaenichen to Open NAMEPA 'Winds of Change' Conference

of LISCR, Jeffrey Pribor of Jefferies, Rich Pruitt of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Phil Morrell of TOTE Services, John Hatley of Wartsila, Tony Teo of DNV GL, Robert Goolsby of Kirby, RADM Kevin Cook of the USCG, Julie Gascon of Transport Canada, Thomas Damsgarrd of Spielthoff, Jeanne Grasso of Blank Rome, Dr. Sandra Whitehouse of Ocean Conservancy and Captain Anuj Chopra of Rightship.  The conference will be opened by Clay Maitland, Founding Chairman of NAMEPA and Niels Aalund, Senior Vice President of WGMA and Lloyd’s List Editor Richard Meade will be the day’s Moderator. Follow

SHIPPINGInsight 2013 Announces Agenda and Speaker List

;    Thomas Monteiro, Director, Marketing & Business Development, Bernhard Schulte ShipManagement Other confirmed speakers and panelists are: •    Dr. Walter Kemmsies, Chief Economist, Moffatt &Nichol •    Jeanne Grasso, Partner, Blank Rome LLP •    Ginger Garte, Environmental Business Development Manager, Lloyds Register •    Christopher Schultz, P.E. , Senior Vice President, CDM Smith •    Thomas Kirk, Director of Environmental Program, ABS •   

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