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Friday, June 8th, 2018

MICA Golf Outing 2018

Congratulations to the winner of the "Closest to the line", Molly McCafferty of Guardian Navigation with Mike Crowley of Thomas Miller.

 

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Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Nieuw Amsterdam

Recently Martin & Ottaway had a job on the 2010 Nieuw Amsterdam IV. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Nieuw_Amsterdam 

 

 

Martin & Ottaway personnel have been involved with Nieuw Amsterdams’ since 1937.

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On May 29, 2018, David Tantrum provided a Lunch & Learn presentation to one of the marine industry leading insurance companies, Starr Marine.

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Friday, June 9th, 2017

A man and his dog and new coveralls

Martin Ottaway has been providing vessel appraisal services to various clients in not only the Maritime Industry but also to Financial Institutions, Investment Groups, Governments, Insurance companies and many others for well over a century.

 

Our in-house vessel appraisal data and resources date back to the late eighteen hundreds with the older data being maintained in journals and hand written ledgers and the newer (1980’s) information in electronic data sheet form.

A typical ship valuation project for Martin Ottaway would be a client requesting the current market value for a maritime asset or asking for the value of a piece of equipment at a date sometime in the past.

 

However in several recent matters we have been asked to use the appraisal resources we maintain to provide statistical data and trends in ship sales over specific time frames.  Not only has this been related to the cost of ships but also to the various vessel characteristics of ships, such as flag, country of construction, classification society and others.

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Recently we were contacted by the son of a past client of Martin & Ottaway from the 1960’s and 1970’s.

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Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Vessel Face-Lift

 

Bayonne Dry Dock & Repair Corp

April 7, 2015

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Friday, October 3rd, 2014

M&O Jeep Fleet

In 1994, M&O leased the then new Jeep Grand Cherokee, with miles per gallon in the 17 mile range.

 

Twenty years later M&O has returned to the Jeep brand with the leasing of the new "Eco Diesel" Jeep Grand Cherokee, which can get some 33 miles per gallon on the highway.

 

 

Stephanie Khadam-Hir of the Freehold Jeep dealership handing over the keys to our new Jeeps

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Friday, September 12th, 2014

N.S. Savannah

M&O took a picture of the N.S. Savannah while at an adjacent pier in Canton Marine Terminal, Baltimore on a recent survey:

 

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Congratulations to Yank Marine and NY Waterway on the rolling out of the hull of the passenger vessel P.V. Molly Pitcher on August 25, 2014.

 

 

M&O provides construction supervision and attended on behalf of Owners.  We caught the roll out on video too:

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