Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

California's Smaller Ports Handling Bulk and Breakbulk

A Gentle Breeze

As many as 350 thousand people, emitting as much as 225 metric tons per day of carbon dioxide, converged on New York City late last month to take part in the People’s Climate March, protesting carbon dioxide and its terrible effects on the... Full story

California's Smaller Ports Handling Bulk and Breakbulk

California's large ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland are well known for their container handling clout but the Golden State also has a number of smaller ports that are efficient cargo... Full story

The EPA and the Clean Water Act – Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game

On August 4, 2014, a tailings dam ruptured at the Mount Polley mine site, sending an initial estimate of 14.5 million cubic meters of mine waste into the salmon-rich waters of British Columbia’s Fraser River. Shortly after the spill, Imperial... Full story

Sally Ride's Legacy Lives On in AGOR 28

Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research vessel (AGOR 28) began its life as the R/V Sally Ride on August 9th, 2014, with the traditional crack of the champagne bottle. But that's where its comparison ... Full story

Underwater Opportunities: Busy Times in Diving and Salvage

With aging infrastructure to repair, stricter environmental regulations to observe and bigger ships finding themselves in precarious positions, divers and salvors are finding themselves busier than... Full story

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