Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for June 3, 2016

SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE The Design of Modern Tugboats By Robert G. Allan, P.Eng 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 and Bussemaker […]

DredgeWire News for June 2, 2016

June 2, 2016 DredgeWire delivers news about dredging, ports and harbors, and marine and offshore infrastructure, right to your mailbox. DredgeWire’s editors personally curate news from original sources, giving you access to the most complete information available about the issues and opportunities shaping the industry. + ISSUES & DEVELOPMENTS + PROJECT UPDATES + CONTRACTS & TENDERS […]

Pacific Maritime Online Magazine for May 31, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE The Design of Modern Tugboats By Robert G. Allan, P.Eng  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 and Bussemaker […]

Letter to San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board on Proposed RMP Fees

Letter to San Francisco Regional Water Quality Control Board on Proposed RMP Fees Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) represents the dredging community of San Francisco Bay and is working with the San Francisco Estuary Institute (SFEI) to find an agreeable option that alters the Regional Monitoring Program’s (RMP) fee structure for dredgers in order to make […]

Agenda for DMMO Meeting on June 1, 2016

Click here to view agenda for the DMMO meeting, tomorrow, June 1, 2016.  Please review the DMMO web page at http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/Missions/DredgingWorkPermits.aspx for changes to this agenda. NOTE: The meeting will be held at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC).  The address is 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 10600, San Francisco.  Please arrive a few minutes […]

DredgeWire News for May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016 DredgeWire delivers news about dredging, ports and harbors, and marine and offshore infrastructure, right to your mailbox. DredgeWire’s editors personally curate news from original sources, giving you access to the most complete information available about the issues and opportunities shaping the industry. + ISSUES & DEVELOPMENTS + PROJECT UPDATES + CONTRACTS & […]

DredgeWire News for May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 DredgeWire delivers news about dredging, ports and harbors, and marine and offshore infrastructure, right to your mailbox. DredgeWire’s editors personally curate news from original sources, giving you access to the most complete information available about the issues and opportunities shaping the industry. + ISSUES & DEVELOPMENTS + PROJECT UPDATES + CONTRACTS & […]

Dredging News for May 24, 2016

Dredging news provided by sandandgravel.com: Maintenance Dredging, Delaware River, Philadelphia to Sea Port of Houston managing ‘softness’ due to oil and gas downturn GPA planning new terminal on Savannah River UK: piling work planned at Chichester Harbour Industry Day – Maintenance Dredging Projects at Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, Georgia

Dredged Material Management Office Meeting Agenda for May 18, 2016

Click here to retrieve the agenda for the DMMO meeting on May 18, 2016.  Please review the DMMO web page at http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/Missions/DredgingWorkPermits.aspx for changes to this agenda.  NOTE: The meeting will be held at the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC).  The address is 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 10600, San Francisco.  Please arrive a few […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for May 13, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE Propulsion Options for Better Steering and Fuel Efficiency By Peter Marsh 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 […]