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Marine News Announces Annual MN100 List

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02.08.2016

Marine News Announces Annual MN100 List

Marine News - MN100 2016 - List of US Maritime Leaders

Marine News has announced MN100 2016 – the annual  list that chronicles the 100 leading companies serving the North American shallow draft market.

The Marine News MN100 awards edition is the brown water and workboat industry’s ranking of the one hundred leading stakeholders serving the US inland, coastal, offshore and shallow-draft markets.

To View All MN100 Companies - See PDF at Bottom of Page

Joseph Keefe, Editor of Marine News said, 'The one hundred firms outlined within these pages sheds considerable light on the breadth of business happening on the water, in the yard and in myriad marine workshops, consultancies and manufacturing concerns. The formidable effort that goes into compiling MN100 provides a telling snapshot of just what makes this sector of the US marine industry great.'

John Haynes, Managing Director of Shock Mitigation, said, ‘As an MN100 company for the past 3 years running, we are really proud to be included with this fine group of professionals. Full marks for all MN100 participants and the high level of support delivered by Marine News, Maritime Reporter and Marine Link across all sectors.’

Shock Mitigation in MN100 - THE CASE

Shock Mitigation has demonstrated the ability to combine next generation innovation with the delivery of practical solutions across various maritime sectors around the world. Specialist knowledge gained in government and professional sectors is utilized to create viable working practices that improve efficiency and reduce costs in the commercial sector. In June 2016 Shock Mitigation Managing Director, John Haynes, won the prestigious Seawork award Maritime Professional of the Year

Shock Mitigation in MN100 - THE COMPANY

Shock Mitigation provides marine organizations, boat builders and equipment manufacturers with relevant subject matter expertise plus an independent overview of how this sector is rapidly changing.

For OEM boat builders and equipment manufacturers, Shock Mitigation addresses strategic product development requirements regarding high speed craft, marine and special projects. The aim is to work with new and experienced clients to develop new technologies, products and processes relevant to the end user.

For professional maritime organizations operating fast boats Shock Mitigation delivers expertise to increase efficiency, reduce injury and reduce the risk of damaging litigation. The objective is to maintain the operational performance of boats and equipment, whilst improving the overall approach to crew safety.

Knowledge is shaped by experience and understanding the factors that are driving the changes for employers and operators in the marine sector worldwide. The objective is to communicate clear information to all levels of international audience. By creating a ‘knowledge and networking’ space the company enables industry and end-users to collaborate www.shockmitigation.com

Following the introduction of global emissions regulations in 2015 the company has developed ‘The Hour Of Power’ hybrid concept, combining diesel - battery - electric, which has the potential to reduce fuel consumption and vessel emissions across all maritime sectors worldwide www.hybridmarine-power.com

Shock Mitigation founded the RIB and High Speed Craft Directory as an open access online resource that brings together specialist boats, equipment and new technology for maritime professionals. RIB & HSC eNews and eArticle give insight to significant issues for the fast boat sector worldwide www.ribandhsc.com

Shock Mitigation in MN100 - THE SERVICES

Shock Mitigation brings together market analysis, communication, training and specialist online resources that link manufacturers and international decision makers in the sub IMO sector (sub 80 feet / 24 metre).

Consultancy and strategic product development services are delivered to provide rapid clarification of problems and to identify solutions to overcome them. Typical clients include the owners and operators of SME companies, established blue chip companies and venture capitalists seeking to enter new sectors.

The company delivers accelerated knowledge transfer by conferences, workshops and specialist in-house events that are designed to engage with various groups. Relevant stakeholders include end-user organisations, boat owners, boat operators, boat builders, engine manufacturers, mechanical & electrical engineers, naval architects, the defence sector, government bodies and maritime legislators.

Next generation solutions include the utilisation of hybrid power and propulsion. The aim has been to identify the potential of various technologies for specific sectors. Viable solutions include combined diesel / electric / battery systems for workboats, wind farm support vessels, pilot boats, patrol craft, survey vessels, superyacht tenders and unmanned craft.

During 2015 and 2016 Shock Mitigation brought together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge to assist the professional sector to develop optimal power and propulsion systems that reduce costs and increase efficiency for fast craft worldwide. ‘The Hour Of Power’ is a simple and effective concept that could reduce fuel costs and emissions by around 20% in the professional maritime sector worldwide.

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