Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

Pranks

When George W. Bush prepared to move to the White House for his first term as US President, the place was a mess. The Government Accounting Office reported that Executive Office staff, some of whom had been there 30 years, used words such as... Full story

New Vessel and Tugboat Review

The past year has seen a record number of large catamarans (more than 80 feet) constructed by established Pacific Northwest builders, plus two yards with extensive small-boat experience delivering... Full story

Gas Carriers: They've Come a Long Way

The use of natural (LNG) and petroleum (LPG) gases as clean energy sources has been increasing dramatically, particularly with the advent of shale gas extraction, and more ships are being built to... Full story

Opinion: The New JADE: Energizing Jones Act Enforcement

This summer, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) created a new enforcement division in the New Orleans Field Office focused solely on the Jones Act: The National Jones Act Division of Enforcement (JADE). The establishment of JADE signals that... Full story

Above Board

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has a website for kids that gives out information about the shipping industry, ways the industry is working to protect the atmosphere and the world’s oceans, explains types of vessels, and more. The... Full story

Captain's Orders

I have been lucky in my career to have represented vessel owner clients whose masters have acted in a non-negligent manner when commanding their vessels. Other lawyers have not been so lucky, as... Full story

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