b'FOGHORN is a monthly publication of thePassenger Vessel Association. Copyright 2020.All rights reserved.PRESIDENTColleen Stephens, Stan Stephens Glacierand Wildlife Cruises, Valdez, AKVICE PRESIDENTBob Bijur, Island Queen Cruises, Miami, FLSECRETARY/TREASURERJim Swindler, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District, San Francisco, CABOARD MEMBERS Volume 19, Number 03APRIL 2020Ben Bernstein, BB Riverboats, Newport, KYRichard Davison, Paradise Cruise Ltd., Honolulu, HIJim DeSimone, Staten Island Ferry, Staten Island, NY FOGHORN Focus:Jed Dixon, North Carolina Department of ShipbuildingTransportationFerry Division, Manns Harbor, NCSteve Jones, Gateway Clipper Fleet, Pittsburgh, PAJohn Lake, Entertainment Cruises, Alexandria, VAPatrick Murphy, Blue and Gold Fleet, 8 Members Respond to COVID-19San Francisco, CA How are PVA members responding to an Alison Nolan, Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA unthinkable pandemic? Read the stories of some Hoyt Purinton, Washington Island Ferry Line, members about how theyre dealing with an Washington Island, WI unprecedented health crisis.ASSOCIATE MEMBER REPRESENTATIVERob McMahon, Pinnacle Marine Corporation,14 Finding the Right ShipbuilderStoddard, WI for Your Vessel About the Cover PVA PAST PRESIDENTS When the time comes to build a new a vessel,New York Waterway is just Bob Lawler, Boston Duck Tours, Boston, MA there are seemingly endless considerations to thinkone of many PVA Vessel Gus Gaspardo, Padelford Packet Boat Company, about before choosing a shipbuilder. Matt Mullettmembers that is feeling St. Paul, MN breaks it down.the impact of the global Jeff Whitaker, Altamont, NY coronavirus pandemic. EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 22PVA Keeps Members Informed Story, page 8.John R. Groundwater To help members stay informed through the ever-changing coronavirus situation, PVA has LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR developed a series of updates, documents and aColumnsEdmund Welch video. See the list of information available to you.4 Presidents LetterREGULATORY AFFAIRS CONSULTANT 5 Executive Directors Peter Lauridsen 30Terrible Lawyers and Clients from Hell LetterDIRECTOR OF FINANCE Bob Shaw and Steve Bers team up to address32Business MattersLeslie Kagarise legal questions and scenarios that often arise34How PVA Benefits YouDIRECTOR, PUBLIC AFFAIRS between business operators and attorneys.36PVA Welcomes New AND DEVELOPMENT 37Consider New Paycheck ProtectionMembersJennifer Wilk Program for Financial Relief During37Legislative ReportDIRECTOR OF REGULATORY AFFAIRS Coronavirus Outbreak 38Safety MattersAND RISK MANAGEMENT Ed Welch explains how the Small Business43 MarketingEric Christensen Administrations PPP works and who is eligible 44 Member NewsGENERAL COUNSEL to apply.46 Advertisers IndexSteven Bers, Whiteford, Taylor and Preston 38Compliance in a CrisisEDITORIAL OFFICES Eric Christensen offers guidance for vessel Managing Editor: Karen Rainboltoperators on compliance issues during an pvafoghorn@aol.comuncertain time.2771 Houston Dr., Los Osos, CA 93402 TEL: (571) 388-7752CONTRIBUTING EDITOR: PRINTED WITHRichard Purinton: richard@wisferry.comSOY INKWashington Island Ferry Line, Washington Island, WIADVERTISING AND BUSINESS OFFICES PASSENGER VESSEL ASSOCIATIONPublisher: Peter Philips, peter@philipspublishing.com tel: 1 (800) 807-8360fax: (703) 518-5151pvainfo@passengervessel.comADVERTISING SALES: FOGHORN (USPS Number 023-702) is published monthly except combined January/February by Philips Bill Forslund: bill@philipspublishing.com Publishing LLC, 4257 24th Avenue W, Seattle WA 98199. Periodicals postage paid at Seattle, WA and 4257 24th Avenue W, Seattle, WA 98199at additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to FOGHORN, c/o Passenger TEL: (206) 284-8285 FAX: (206) 284-0391 Vessel Association, 103 Oronoco Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314. Copyright 2020 by the www.philipspublishing.com Passenger Vessel Association. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without the written consent of the Passenger Vessel Association.APRIL 2020FOGHORN 3'