Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

 
New Ferries Make Use of New Technology

French Distraction

Last month a civilian airliner was shot down over Eastern Ukraine, killing almost 300 civilian passengers and crew. In the wake of the tragedy, the Obama administration and Congress have loudly and... Full story

New Ferries Make Use of New Technology

New technology in propulsion packages, from engines to transmissions to drive systems, is helping new ferry builders meet the challenges of reduced emissions and higher speeds. All American Marine,... Full story

Arctic Maritime Transportation: The Heat is On

The US is an Arctic nation. Alaska makes it so. Government officials as well as shippers and carriers could ignore this fact; but doing so leaves a political and economic vacuum that other nations... Full story

TOTE and LNG: Meeting the Challenge of Change

The IMO's Marpol Annex VI deadlines are rapidly approaching for ships operating in Emission Control Areas. The deadlines address the next phases of mandated drastic reductions in nitrogen and sulfur... Full story

Southern Yards on Recovery Pace

Southern shipyards have been on a fast-paced recovery from the recession and the future looks bright, with both domestic and export contracts filling order books. However, a question mark remains... Full story