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One Big Barge

Interesting Times

Several long-ranging policy and infrastructure developments may have a profound effect on our world in the new year. As the holidays approached, maritime industry talk on both sides of the Pacific... Full story

One Big Barge

The first of this month saw the final deadline set for the phase-out of single-hull oil tankers and barges in US waters to comply with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA '90). Two 296-foot by 60-foot ... Full story

New Vessel Review: West Coast Players

2014 brought an interesting mix of new vessels to the West Coast, including ferries, pilot boats, tugs and barges. The fact that most of the vessels were built in Pacific Northwest yards to the... Full story

World's Largest Container Ship

The first of a series of five 19,100-TEU container ships ordered by China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL), the CSCL Globe, has set off on its maiden voyage from China's Tianjin Port to Hamburg,... Full story

LNG: A Brief Review of 2014 and a Look Ahead

As the year ends, thoughts invariably turn to reflection on progress, unfulfilled optimism and the outlook for the continued movement to LNG. As a general statement, LNG continues to gain acceptance throughout the marine industry and it is no... Full story

Resolving Maritime Disputes Through Arbitration

I am a representative of shipowners, and also serve as a commercial arbitrator and mediator. I work with maritime arbitration in both roles, and the interests of both are largely aligned. The goal of both is a fair, honest, fast and competitive way... Full story

Russian Ports Aiming for Cargo Increase

Russia plans to increase the total cargo throughput of its national seaports to 1 billion tons per year by 2030, according to the press-service of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Last year, the cargo through Russian ports increased by 4 percent,... Full story

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