Pacific Maritime Magazine - Marine Business for the Operations Sector

Articles from the July 1, 2014 edition

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 By Chris Philips    Features    July 1, 2014

Nichols Brothers Celebrates 50 Years

The first boat produced by the Nichols family was a tugboat. George "Mark" Nichols was an orchardist in Yakima, Washington in the 1930s. His 10-acre apple farm failed during the great depression, and... Full story


Cargo Handling is a Hot Topic for Ports

As newly built fleets of megaships get ready to set sail, Pacific Coast port operators are scrambling to dramatically increase their productivity and decrease unloading and port turnaround times to... Full story


Palmyra Shipwreck Removal

Even under the best of circumstances, shipwreck removal projects can be difficult undertakings, since there are all kinds of logistics issues that need to be dealt with. But when you add in other elem... Full story


Deck Machinery

When it comes to barges and tugboats, what makes for quality deck equipment? What are the attributes and features that make some types of winches, lines and affiliated equipment, as well as deck... Full story


The Final Yard

At press time, Managing Editor Chris Philips was on vacation, so Publisher Peter Philips penned this month’s editorial. Al Larson Boat Shop has been providing commercial ship and boat repair in San Pedro Bay for more than 110 years. Readers of... Full story


Above Board

NATO has decided to continue with the Ocean Shield counter-piracy initiative for at least two more years in the Horn of Africa and across the Indian Ocean. The collective might of NATO and international naval forces has helped deter piracy and... Full story


Maritime Law, Quirky Or Not?

Many non-admiralty lawyers and judges have characterized maritime law as “quirky”. On the surface, it may appear that way. But if the truth be known, maritime law makes perfect sense. This column... Full story


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