Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

Articles from the April 1, 2014 edition

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At press time, Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, operating on a Boeing 777-200, had been missing for 12 days after leaving Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia bound for Beijing, China. The flight was carrying a total number of 227 passengers and 12 crewmembers,... Full story


A Corporate Struggle for Russia's Largest Port

Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port (NCSP), Russia's largest sea port and one of the largest in Europe may be in the center of a corporate fight between its major shareholders, which may negatively... Full story


Private Warships and Maritime Security

Thanks to the runaway success of the movie Captain Phillips, the wider world’s attention has again focused on maritime piracy. Casual viewers often seem puzzled that Somali pirates have been out of the news lately, and are surprised to learn that p...


Nice Day, Pretty Colors

Tokitae is a colloquial greeting that means "nice day, pretty colors" in the language of the Washington Coast Salish indigenous people. It's only fitting that, on the sunny first day of spring,... Full story


Panama or Ports – Who Will Be Ready First?

A slow-down in construction at the Panama Canal may give a number of East Coast ports a chance to catch up on projects designed to take advantage of the canal's larger locks and bigger ships. The... Full story


Above Board

The tightening of capital belts in the offshore oil exploration industry is being felt throughout the world’s oilrig fleet. Reportedly, rig rates may drop by nearly 15 percent in some industry segments, despite a small uptake in oil and gas... Full story


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