b'LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT, CONTINUED FROM PAGE 4 ADVERTISERS INDEXjob representing our members andfor deckhands and captains, active illustrating how important our part- shooter exercises, and the reviewABB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6nership is with the Coast Guard byof the Merchant Mariner MedicalAll American Marine . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27stating, An essential reason for PVAsManual.Aon Risk Management . . . . . . . . . . .19existence is to promote safety amongI could go on and on detailing theArcadia Alliance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38its members and indeed among allwork and support that PVA is doingArmstrong Marine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48operators of domestic passengeron behalf of our members and I feelBAE Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Bay Ship and Yacht . . . . . . . . . . . . .10vessels. Congress can best supportprivileged to have been able to leadBeurteaux . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29safety on domestic passenger vesselsthese efforts for a year. I now lookBlount Boats, Inc, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47by strongly supporting and adequate- forward to joining the prestigious listBMT Designers & Planners, Inc, . . . . . 37ly funding and staffing the existingof PVA Past Presidents and continu- Burger Boat Company . . . . . . . . . . . .30USCG Marine Safety Mission.ing to support our great organizationCarus Ferry Ab Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31These are just a handful of itemsgoing forward. It has truly been myCaterpillar Marine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8that we have we have been involvedpleasure and an honor to serve. Cummins Sales & Service . . . . . . . . . 32in during 2019 in addition to ourDejong and Lebet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49continued work on recreational boaterSincerely, Driveline Service of Portland, Inc . . . . 45safety initiatives of outreach andePayment America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22education through our sharing theFareHarbor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44waterways activities, illegal charterFreedman Seating Company . . . . . . . 12reporting and enforcement, enhancedBob LawlerFuruno USA, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49online safety and security trainingPresident n Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding . . . . . .24GPLINK LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21Great American Insurance Company . 15Hamilton Jet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28LETTER FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CONTINUED FROM PAGE 5 HUMPHREE USA LLC . . . . . . . . . . . .33IMTRA Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43transportation for MariTrends 2020Sincerely, John Deere Power Systems . . . . . . . . . 41attendees. 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In addition to casinoOutfitting RW Fernstrum Co . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40vessels, we also design a wide variety of vessels including dinner andScania USA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18Mechanical systems Seacraft Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48overnight excursion vessels, auto/passenger ferries, research vessels,HVAC systems Siemens Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . .46container ships, tugboats, private motor yachts and specialty projects. St. Johns Ship Building Inc. . . . . . . . .13We enjoy an excellent reputation not only with shipyards, owners and Electrical systems Starboard Suite . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39operators, but also with the U.S. Coast Guard, the American Bureau ofFeasibility studies The Shearer Group, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . 12Shipping, and Bureau Veritas. 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