Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

Articles from the August 1, 2015 edition

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 By Peter Marsh    Features    August 1, 2015

Knutson Towboat: 100 Years Strong

This year marks the centenary of Knutson Towboat Company of Coos Bay, Oregon, founded by Norwegian immigrant Louis Knutson in 1915. He moved west in 1908 when many Scandinavians left the upper... Full story

 

Harley Marine Services

What began 28 years ago as a one tug, one barge operation is now a leading 21st century marine business committed to efficiency, safety, environmental stewardship and community. Headquartered in... Full story

 

High Speed Craft

As West Coast roads and highways become more congested and less hospitable to the quick transfer of passengers, high speed vessels are stepping in to offer alternative means of transport. Existing fas... Full story

 

NASSCO Launches Tanker Construction

The General Dynamics NASSCO yard at San Diego has started construction of the second of three 50,000-dwt, 330,000-bbl capacity product tankers it is building for SEA-Vista Newbuild III LLC, a subsidiary of Houston-based SEACOR Holding Inc. The... Full story

 

Lunch is Served

A competitor aggressively pursuing another's market share can be colloquially said to be 'eating his competitor's lunch.' A good example can be found in a recent report from online trade information... Full story

 

Above Board

Despite the decline in the price of crude oil over the past year, the subsea hardware market is expected to grow by 27 percent to 2019. Subsea tree installations (a subsea tree monitors and controls the production of a subsea well) numbered 350 last... Full story