b'MEMBERNEWSPVA Members Win Small Shipyard GrantsOn April 20, 2020, the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced that it had awarded $19.6 million to 24 recipi-ents though the competitive Small Shipyard Grant Program. Four PVA members will benefi t directly.Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corporation of Salisbury, Maryland, will receive $830,622 to purchase a 130-ton rough terrain crane. The company builds overnight cruise vessels for PVA vessel member American Cruise Lines of Guilford, Conneticut.Mackinac Marine Service of St. Ignace, Michigan, will receive $752,933 for a travelift and welding equipment. The company is af-fi liated with PVA vessel member Star Line Mackinac Island Ferry.VT Halter Marine of Pascagoula, Mississippi, will receive $1,695,118 for a 1250-ton press brake.Mavrik Marine Inc. of La Conner,Mavrik Marine built the Ocean Guardian for PVA Vessel member Pacific Whale Foundation.LET ASSUREDPARTNERS MCM MANAGEYOUR INSURANCE SO YOU CANFOCUS ON YOUR VOYAGEAssuredPartners MCM is a leading independent insurance brokerage based in the Pacic Northwest. Our marine practice group has more than 100 years of combined experience placing insurance and managing the marine industrys unique risks.Whether were working with vessel operators, builders, repair facilities or suppliers, we create specialized solutions that meet each clients needs.AssuredPartners MCMContact: Damon L. NasmanDirect Line: 206.262.6375Damon.Nasman@assuredpartners.comwww.assuredpartnersmcm.com38MAY 2020FOGHORN'