Articles from the May 1, 2016 edition

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First a correction: In last month’s story on happenings in the Arctic, (A Busy March for Arctic Affairs Watchers, Pacific Maritime Magazine, April 2016) we noted efforts to establish marine... Full story


The Design of Modern Tugboats

In 1970 there were still many single and twin-screw, relatively low-powered tugs performing ship-assist work. The concepts for the first Schottel/BCP Z-drive tractor tugs were introduced by Corlett... Full story

 By Kathy A. Smith    Features    May 1, 2016

Green Terminals 2016

Ports across the Pacific continue to work toward zero emissions with new and emerging technologies in order to stay compliant while remaining competitive. Christopher Cannon, Chief Sustainability... Full story

 By Peter Marsh    Features    May 1, 2016

Propulsion Options for Better Steering and Fuel Efficiency

The last year has seen continued development of propulsion systems to meet the needs of operators of specialized vessels like harbor and escort tugs, ferries and fireboats. These range from... Full story

 By Jeff Slesinger    Features    May 1, 2016

The Millennials: How to Recruit, Train and Retain the Next Generation of Mariners

The Millennials, those born between 1982 and 2000, are currently the largest demographic group in the US population. Now numbering 83.1 million according to the US Census, they represent more than one quarter of the nation’s population, and will... Full story


The Court Is Always Open - Sometimes

Most admiralty lawyers learn early in their careers that the federal courts are always supposed to be open even though the sign on the front door says “Mon-Fri 9-5”. That is because vessels are... Full story


Above Board

It’s probably no surprise that deepwater drilling expenditures are expected to be less than anticipated during the period 2016-2020, due to falling oil prices, according to Douglas-Westwood energy consultants. While current projects will likely...


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