Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

Articles from the May 1, 2020 edition

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The University of Maryland has released a new report, An Economic Analysis of Spending on Marine Transportation System (MTS) Infrastructure, based on a study conducted for the US Committee on the... Full story

 By Peter Marsh    Features    May 1, 2020

Diversified-built Tier 4 Brusco Noydena Now Crowley Hercules

At the end of 2019, Brusco Tug & Barge of Longview, Washington took delivery of its eighth RApport tractor tug, Noydena, designed by Robert Allan (RAL) of Vancouver, BC, and built by Diversified... Full story

 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... Full story


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... Full story

 By Jeremy Wishart    Features    May 1, 2020

Portside Propane Offers Emission Reductions

Are propane-powered ports the next big thing for the industry? It’s a discussion worth having thanks to the economic and environmental benefits the alternative fuel can offer. In fact, propane can be a go-to fuel for many port applications for thes... Full story


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.... Full story


Ocean Carriers Are Not Always Liable

Many cargo shippers think ocean carriers should be fully liable for whatever happens to their shipments during transit. It is not a totally irrational thought considering the ocean carrier and its... Full story


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