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Articles from the May 1, 2015 edition

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Useful Idiots

There is some debate as to whether Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin actually used the term "useful idiots" to refer to communist sympathizers in the US, but there is no doubt that he said, "Give me just... Full story

 
 By Peter Marsh    Features    May 1, 2015

New Puget Island Ferry

Washington State Ferries is well known as the fourth biggest ferry service in the world, but there are several small county-run ferries in the state that provide a vital transportation link and also... Full story

 

West Coast Ports Join Forces

When the ports of Seattle and Tacoma announced last October that they were forming a strategic alliance under which they planned to unify the management of their marine cargo terminals and related... Full story

 
 By Jim Shaw    Features    May 1, 2015

Developments in Propulsion Technology

This year has brought with it a host of new regulations the shipping industry must deal with in regards to vessel propulsion and emissions while attempting to operate as efficiently and economically... Full story

 

Opinion: Inslee Should Mind His Own State

It was disappointing to see a recent letter from Washington State Governor Jay Inslee to Secretary Jewel protesting the federal government’s decision to open portions of the Arctic to oil and gas development and calling for a ban on further lease... Full story

 

Admiralty in the US Supreme Court, or Not

The US Supreme Court is in the news nearly every day. But not for having decided an admiralty case. Lately, it has been a rare occurrence for that court to decide an admiralty case. There is no... Full story

 

Above Board

Africa is expected to dominate deepwater capital expenditure growth over the next five-year period. Along with North America and Latin America, the top frontrunners are projected to spend $173 billion, according to energy market analysts Douglas-West... Full story