Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

Articles from the February 1, 2015 edition

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John McCain wants to outsource America’s merchant marine. The cantankerous Arizona Senator has added an amendment to the bipartisan-supported Keystone XL Pipeline legislation, destined for... Full story


BC Regional Report 2015

Shipping markets are still under a lot of pressure and most of the container ocean carriers in particular are losing serious money says Captain Stephen Brown, President, Chamber of Shipping of... Full story


LNG Marine Fuel in the Pacific Northwest: Addressing Challenges, Developing Solutions

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is attracting much interest as it gains momentum as a viable marine fuel source. In the Pacific Northwest this development has been particularly prominent, with four separa... Full story


Promise of the Arctic 2015

For a start, the majority of ice that is melting is along the Northern Sea Route or Northeast Passage along the north coast of Russia, allowing shipping to take place primarily during the summer... Full story


113th Congress Addresses Arctic Maritime Transportation Needs

On December 18, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014 (CGMTA). The Act authorized just over $8.7 billion in fiscal year 2015 appropriations for the Coast Guard, while reducing the... Full story


Above Board

Mega alliances are part of the reason the container shipping sector could see a rise in profitability in 2015 according to Drewry Shipping Consultants Ltd. Slow steaming and the continuation of relatively low fuel costs could also provide smoother... Full story


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