Marine News

McLaren Expands Leadership Team with New Director of Marine Engineering

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Leading engineering firm hires Stephen Famularo, Professional Engineer

West Nyack, NY – August 23, 2017 – McLaren Engineering Group, a full-service engineering firm, announced today that it is expanding its leadership team, hiring Stephen Famularo, P.E., as Director of Marine Engineering. Steve Famularo started this week at McLaren’s West Nyack headquarters, joining a staff of more than 200 employees in ten offices nationwide.

130 Foot Tall HRSG Navigates The Hudson River

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McLaren helped navigate the heaviest and tallest structure to ever move down the Hudson River! At 130 feet tall, and weighing in at 4,000 tons, the heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) traveled from the Port of Coeymans down the Hudson to a new power plant in New Jersey.

McLaren provided a Trip in Tow report summarizing the:

  • Peer Review…of the calculations received, to verify the stability during the loading and ballasting of the HRSG; as well as the lashing review for the barge.

Kosciuszko Bridge Removal

Last week, McLaren provided naval architecture and navigation services to help transport the old Kosciuszko Bridge to a recycling plant in New Jersey. McLaren assisted in calculating the barge stability and vessel arrangement for the lowering, loading, and lashing of the 300-foot trestle. McLaren also determined the movement of barges carrying the large center span of the bridge through Newtown Creek, with respect to the barge configuration, positioning of the bridge span on the barges, navigational restrictions, USCG restrictions and general feasibility.

40th Philanthropic Events - City of Water Day

Every summer the Waterfront Alliance hosts the City of Water Day event, encouraging people to get out on the water and get to know New York’s 520 miles of coastline! This event features various free activities where families can experience the waterfront including tugboats, kayaking, and the Con Edison Cardboard Kayak Race.

Formula E Event Pictures

McLaren was proud to partner with Formula E Racing to help bring a world class sporting facility and racetrack to Brooklyn this month! Check out these great shots taken by members of the McLaren team who attended the event!