Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for August 25, 2017

     SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION     INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE       Dream the Impossible  By Chris Philips, Managing Editor     In June, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia reaffirmed their pledge to make the twin ports of the San Pedro Bay “global models for cleaner […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for August 1, 2017

    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE       Your Money’s Worth    By Chris Philips, Managing Editor     In 1994, the US Coast Guard stopped training its cadets in Morse code and changed the name of the rating from “radioman” to “information systems technician.” […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for May 30, 2017

      SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION           INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE       Inter-Service Cooperation    By Chris Philips, Managing Editor     Earlier this year, when President Trump announced the addition of $54 billion in added Defense Department spending for the Navy, Air Force, Army and Marine Corps, […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for November 22, 2016

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION     INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE   Major Arctic Oil Finds By Chris Philips, Managing Editor Two oil companies are claiming recent oil discoveries north of the Arctic Circle that could produce a combined 10 billion barrels of oil. Earlier this year, Colorado-based Armstrong Energy announced a major oil discovery […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for October 21, 2016

  FORWARD  SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION     INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE   Land Grab By Chris Philips, Managing Editor “For years I have expressed significant concerns about offshore drilling in the Arctic. The federal administration should not enable new oil and gas drilling in these untouched areas that […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for October 18, 2016

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION     INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE   Land Grab By Chris Philips, Managing Editor “For years I have expressed significant concerns about offshore drilling in the Arctic. The federal administration should not enable new oil and gas drilling in these untouched areas that host such a fragile environment.” Jay Inslee, […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for September 30, 2016

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION     INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE   Seattle Maritime Academy: A New Facility and a Bright Future for the Maritime Workforce By Chris Philips, Managing Editor With the demand for mariners increasing as the pool of qualified candidates decreases, there has never been a better time to be looking for […]

Pacific Maritime Online Magazine for September 9, 2016

  FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION   INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE   US Bottoms By Chris Philips, Managing Editor As this month’s magazine went to press, a press release came across the interweb announcing a contract between West Coast shipping line Matson Navigation and San Diego shipyard NASSCO for […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for August 9, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE NW Builders Continue to Launch Innovative High-Speed Craft By Peter Marsh In 2016, Northwest boat builders have continued to win contracts for innovative high-speed designs for a wide range of users from commuter ferries to military patrol boats. With […]

Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for August 5, 2016

FORWARD SIGN UP TO RECEIVE PMM ONLINE SUBSCRIBE TO THE PRINT EDITION INSIDE PACIFIC MARITIME MAGAZINE Feeling Flushed By Chris Philips, Managing Editor In January, 2014 in this space, we discussed the state’s interest in the levels of fecal coliform bacteria in Puget Sound, and the claim by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) that […]