Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

Articles written by K

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 208



 By Kathy A. Smith    Features    July 1, 2020 

Deck Machinery

Deck lifting and handling equipment continues to evolve, with plenty of unique, purpose-built customization being developed for applications across the commercial maritime spectrum. An in-house...

 

Cargo Handling: Greener Options for West Coast Ports

Worldwide, port authorities are looking for cleaner ways to handle cargo. The ports on the US West Coast are often at the forefront of that effort – investing millions to develop and demonstrate...

 

Above Board

Shipowners in Norway have made it known that they are working toward the goal of having the Norwegian fleet be completely climate neutral by 2050, and from 2030 on, vessels being ordered will have to be equipped with zero emissions technology....

 

West Coast Maritime Construction

While much of the world is in forced isolation, the maritime construction industry continues to work on essential projects needed to keep the infrastructure functioning at the interface of land and se...

 

Regional Report: Los Angeles and Long Beach

As the novel coronavirus shutters businesses and public spaces across the country and the world, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and their supply chain partners press on to keep vital goods...

 
 By Kathy A. Smith    Features    May 1, 2020

Green Terminals 2020

Ports on the West Coast continue to invest in environmental projects that push the boundaries of technology and innovation. In late 2019, the Port of Los Angeles introduced the world's first zero emis...

 

Trade with Alaska And Hawaii: Essential Services Spur Expansion

In Alaska and Hawaii, maritime companies operate as a vital link to communities geographically separated from the contiguous 48 states. Whether it is delivering everyday essentials such as food and...

 

Above Board

The International Maritime Organization is expecting a 77 percent drop in sulphur emissions now that the official sulphur cap regulations are in place. This equates, the IMO estimates, to an annual reduction of about 8.5 million metric tons of SOx....

 

Company Profile: Alaska Logistics

For 17 years, Alaska Logistics has been a steady mainstay as a service provider that difficult-to-reach villages rely on in Western Alaska. Since its inception in 2003, the company has grown from an...

 

Workforce Development: A New Generation

Whether you are running the nation's busiest seaport or working to raise the economic profile of an entire state, nurturing a robust maritime workforce is essential to your success. Along the West...

 

West Coast Yards Delivering Diverse Projects

The strength of West Coast shipyards is their ability to evolve, diversify and deliver state-of-the-art vessels. Whether they are constructing and/or repairing military vessels, containerships or...

 

Small Vessel Ballast Water Treatment

The small vessel operator that must install a ballast water treatment system has little choice other than a handful of 'compact' versions of systems developed for large ocean going ships. One...

 

Above Board

In a first of its kind operation, two Tote Maritime Alaska Orca-class ro/ro vessels will be upgraded to LNG while still in service. Midnight Sun...

 

Promise of the Arctic: New Ships, Opportunities and Challenges

Polar bears and the North Pole immediately come to mind when outsiders think about the Arctic, but those who do business in the region know that the Arctic is so much more than this wintry scene....

 

Above Board

New Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) guidelines, titled Guidelines for Automated/Autonomous Operation of Ships — Design Development, Installation and Operation of Automated Operation Systems/Remote Operation Systems, have been released by...

 

Above Board

COSCO, Maersk, Yang Ming, and BC Ferries have been recognized for achieving the highest level of participation and performance in 2018 by Canada’s Prince Rupert Port Authority through the Port’s Green Wave vessel incentive program. In a...

 

Company Profile: American Marine Corporation

For nearly five decades, American Marine Corporation has built its reputation delivering specialty marine contracting, commercial diving, and vessel support services to public and private sector clien...

 

Regional Report: Puget Sound

Puget Sound is at a critical juncture. Various building and infrastructure projects that are happening around the region's ports and highways have the potential to dramatically increase maritime...

 

Safety at Sea

Vessel and navigational safety is everyone's responsibility, and many West Coast marine transportation operators are adopting a top-down strategy that has seen significant company-wide buy-in and...

 

Above Board

The International Maritime Organization has introduced a new software tool to help IMO Member States with electronic reporting procedures when ships arrive or depart ports. The IMO Compendium reference manual that helps orient users, is available...

 

Bulk and Breakbulk

West Coast ports can move more than just boxes. They can handle a diverse and robust amount of bulk and breakbulk cargo ranging from automobiles to wind turbine blades. Many specialize in handling suc...

 

Diving and Salvage

From outfall pipes to houseboats to underwater caverns, divers see it all. Infrastructure repairs and rehabilitation, sunken vessels and environmental issues are all in a day's work for West Coast...

 

Above Board – Maritime news from the seven seas

The LNG-powered semi-sub crane vessel Sleipnir...

 

Spill Response: Using the Best Available Technology

In 2018, 26 oil spills of 2,200 gallons or more occurred in the United States, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Each year, regional Coast Guard units also...

 

Above Board

In 2020, the world’s first LNG Bunker ATB will be afloat and ready for servicing LNG-fueled ships. The vessel is being built for Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport, Harvey Gulf’s Shane Guidry and HGIM. It is currently under construction in...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 07/08/2020 12:36