e-Navigation Underway North America

e-Navigation Underway (North America), a two-day conference, is scheduled for November 6-7 and will be hosted by California State University Maritime Academy at its campus in Vallejo, California. Organized under the auspices of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) the theme of the conference is e-Navigation: Opening the Door to the […]

PIANC WG 161 – ‘Interaction Between Offshore Wind Farms and Maritime Navigation’ has been released

Click here to view the press release for the new PIANC publication, ‘Interaction Between Offshore Wind Farms and Maritime Navigation’

Dredging News for August 30 Through September 13, 2016

The following dredging-related articles have been published between August 30 through September 13, 2016, by Sand and Gravel. October to be a busy month for Mackley US: Ellicott Dredge Enterprises launches restoration website San Juan Harbour, Puerto Rico, Maintenance Dredging – Award US: work gets under way on Gordon Pass dredging project US: Vitter votes to move […]

Register for CMANC Fall Meeting on September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Wednesday, September 21, 2016. Cliffs Resort 2757 Shell Beach Road Pismo Beach CA  93449 (805) 773-5000 CMANC’s Fall Meeting Please use the link at the bottom of this page to register for our Fall Meeting Today. The Deputy Administrator for the Federal Highway Administration, Mr. David Kim, will be speaking. […]

CMANC Urges Contact with Members of Congress for Action on Legislation

Talk to your Member of Congress! It is time to connect with your Congressional Representative. With the end of both Conventions and Congress on recess until after Labor Day, this is the right time to reach out to your Representative. If you use Face Book, linking to your Representative is a good way to keep […]

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 […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for April 26, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE 60 Years of Containers: The Pioneers in the Pacific Northwest By Fred McCague On April 26, 1956, the Pan-Atlantic Steamship tanker Ideal-X sailed from Newark, New Jersey to Houston with a deckload of 58 33-foot containers for the company’s […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for April 22, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE Dynamic Under Keel Clearance Project By Captain Kip Louttit The flow of oil into the Port of Long Beach by ship is critical to California and the Nation. 50 percent of California’s oil enters through the Ports of Los […]

Ballast Water Management Program

The Coast Guard has developed a “Ballast Water Management Program” site on its Internet portal to serve as a one-stop shop for the maritime industry and other interested stakeholders. Therefore, as the Coast Guard upgrades its overall Listserv system, we are taking this opportunity to close down the “environmentalstds@cgls.uscg.mil” listserv. Please copy this shortcut into your […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for March 25, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE Regional Report: LA/Long Beach By Mark Edward Nero What a difference a year can make. Twelve months ago, the adjoining ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were digging out of a backlog of cargo caused in part by […]