Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

There's One Born Every Minute

Many in the maritime industry have been proactive in calling for the establishment of international standards controlling air emissions from ships. In 2007, the World Shipping Council supported the... Full story

Getting Rid of Old Ships – The World of Shipbreaking

The shipbreaking industry has been around as long as there have been ships but over the past half-century it has gravitated to regions offering both inexpensive land and cheap labor. Prior to World... Full story

Orders Keep Coming for Northwest Yards

Vigor's Harbor Island Shipyard in Seattle is fitting out the fourth and last Olympic-class ferry for Washington State Ferries. It was christened Suquamish in a traditional maritime ceremony on... Full story

Regional Report: LA/Long Beach

When it comes to shipping, location and access to the world's biggest trade partners is everything. It is a big reason why the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are the nation's two busiest... Full story

Yang Ming Line Scrapping Older Ships

Taiwan's Yang Ming Line is scrapping 20 of its older container ships in the 3,000-TEU to 8,000-TEU range and will replace them with newer vessels following a decision by the state-backed Taiwan... Full story

When Crewmembers Duke It Out

Disputes aboard a vessel are usually resolved with words and amicable negotiation. Occasionally, they are resolved with fists and weapons. This column explains the circumstances under which a vessel... Full story

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