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Webb Institute- An American Naval Story

We are always learning from our guests and this week was no exception.  Joining us this time is Bradley Golden, Assistant Professor of Naval Architecture at Webb Institute in Glen Cove, New York.

Webb Institute is the USA’s premier undergraduate institution specializing in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.  All students are admitted on a full-tuition scholarship and graduate with 8 months to one year of practical experience in the field. Webb graduates go on to fill top positions in many aspects of the shipping industry, from military to design to commercial to policy makers.     

In our discussion, Bradley Golden paints a picture of the maritime shipping industry in the United States today.  He explains the origin and impact of the 1920 Jones Act, the transformation of the industry toward decarbonization, as well as the opportunities created by the future implementation of wind farms in the New York New Jersey Bight.  Bradley opened our eyes to the possibilities in our own backyard and gave us reasons to look to the future with hope.