Green Boats and Ports for Blue Waters III Workshop
University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS), the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography and 11th Hour Racing invite you to continue the discussion from previous Green Boat workshops held in 2012 and 2014. Green Boats and Ports for Blue Waters III is a two day national workshop to facilitate communication between academia, governmental agencies, and private industry about the current environmental sustainability of ships, boats and ports and develop recommendations for sustainable operation of existing and future ships, ports and other marine facilities.
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The Honorable Dennis V. McGinn, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment)
Mr. Dennis McGinn was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations & Environment) on September 3, 2013. In this position, Mr. McGinn develops Department-wide policies, procedures, advocacy and strategic plans. He also oversees all Department of the Navy functions and programs related to installations, safety, energy, and environment. This includes effective management of Navy and Marine Corps real property, housing, and other facilities; natural and cultural resource protection, planning, and compliance; safety and occupational health for military and civilian personnel; and timely completion of closures and realignments of installations under base closure laws.
Mr. McGinn is the former President of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), an organization dedicated to building a secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. While at ACORE, he led efforts to communicate the significant economic, security and environmental benefits of renewable energy. Mr. McGinn is also a past co-chairman of the CNA Military Advisory Board and an international security senior fellow at the Rocky Mountain Institute.
In 2002, after 35 years of service, Mr. McGinn retired from the Navy after achieving the rank of Vice Admiral. While in the Navy, he served as a naval aviator, test pilot, aircraft carrier commanding officer, and national security strategist. His capstone assignment was as the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfare Requirements and Programs, where he oversaw the development of future Navy capabilities. In a previous operational leadership role, he commanded the U.S. Third Fleet.
Mr. McGinn is a past member of the Steering Committee of the Energy Future Coalition, the United States Energy Security Council, and the Bipartisan Policy Center Energy Board. He earned a B.S. degree in Naval Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy; attended the national security program at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; and was a Chief of Naval Operations strategic studies fellow at the U.S. Naval War College.
Mr. Gregory Marshall, CEO Gregory C. Marshall Naval Architect Ltd.
Gregory C. Marshall is a Victoria, B.C. Canada based Naval Architect specializing in the design of Large custom yachts built worldwide. Greg has been in the Yacht design business for more than 35 years and has had the current firm in Victoria for 21 years. Greg and his business partner Gordon Galbraith and their team of 16 designers, engineers and stylists have penned some of the world's most spectacular yachts including "VvS1" (111 Feet), Winner of 11 global awards in 2007 including, Best Power yacht, Best Interior, Most innovative Yacht; "Calixas" (105 Feet)winner of 9 global awards in 2009 including the Best Power yacht, winner of the most innovative yacht; "BigFish (147 Feet), Winner of 14 global awards including Best Motoryacht, Best Interior, Best Naval Architecture, Best Styling and Most Innovative yacht. "Attessa IV" (330 Feet) winner of the Best the best refit.
Current projects include a 280 foot custom yacht for a private customer; a 220 foot yacht for an American Owner; A 200 foot yacht for a Middle Eastern Owner as well as an array of smaller projects.
Greg's firm is actively involved in improving the inherently large environmental footprint of large yachts through innovative engineering solutions.
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