The American Society of Civil Engineers, in conjunction with the Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses recently announced that the Ports '92 Conference will be held July 20-22, 1992, at the Westin Hotel in Seattle, Washington.
The theme of the conference is "America's Ports, Crossroads of the Continents—Technical Innovations for the 21st Century". Topics will include cargo handling systems, seismic considerations in port design, beneficial use of dredge material, unique solutions to port rehab, artificial islands for the U.S. and abroad, environmental issues and solutions for ports to know, port operations and exogenous variables you can't control, fire protection and port design, access for handicapped and many more subjects.
For further information call or write to: Mr.
Walter D. Ritchie, Chief Engineer, Port of Seattle, P.O. Box 1209, Seattle, WA 98111. Tel: (206)728-3105. Fax: (206)728 3188. You may also call or write to Mr. DuWayne Koch, Secretary U.S. Section, PIANC, 20 Massachusetts Ave.
NW, Washington, D.C. 20314. Tel: (202)504-4312.
According to a container plan recently released, container volume at the Port of Seattle is rising rapidly enough that the port will have to invest an average of $30 million a year in new and expanded terminals. The new container plan forecasts that Seattle's volume will rise from just over 1
, Conference Chairman Opening Speaker: The Honorable Dixy Lee Ray, Governor, State of Washington 11:30 a.m. Luncheon Reception 12:00 noon Port of Seattle and Tacoma Luncheon Presiding, Richard D. Ford, Executive Director, Port of Seattle Introduction, Richard Dashbach, Chairman, Federal Maritime
which Tiny Tankers' president Dick Timmerman piloted the boat to Galveston, Texas, from where it was delivered overland to its permanent home port of Seattle. The waterborne part of the journey took about three weeks. The Dagwood has an overall length of 42 feet 6 inches, a beam of 15 feet, and
Master Mariners named Matt Nichols, "Maritime Man of the Year." The award was given to Nichols, CEO of Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, by the Port of Seattle/Pacific Northwest Chapter. He was presented with the certificate of award by Captain Andrew Subcleff, president of the chapter. The Council
Perspective," by Jim Street, Seattle City Councilman. "The Role of the Real Estate Developer," by Richard Hesik, Kidder, Matthews & Segner. "The Port of Seattle," by Pat Davis, Port of Seattle Commission. "The Industry Perspective," by Bob McMahon, Marine Construction & Design. "Environmental Concerns
Located in the Pacific Northwest in Washington State, The Northwest Seaport Alliance joining the deep draft ports of Seattle and Tacoma offers shorter U.S.-to-Asia transits, as well as a deep connection to Alaska. And, a lot more. In an era where the fiercely competitive business of global trade is
Pacific Northwest fishing fleet is either undergoing or about to undergo a long-overdo upgrade, judging by a major economic report commissioned by the Port of Seattle. Fisheries managers, seafood suppliers, yards and the supply chain all hope an accompanying surge in ship finance “lifts all boats”. For now,
been the case. In the U.S. for example, the Port of Long Beach has different inspection, monitoring and sampling methods for BW management than the Port of Seattle, or ports in the Gulf of Mexico or on the Atlantic coast. These ports may use the same BW forms, but they can protect their waters as they see
the new facility, which nearly doubles the space the line had at Terminal 24, as the company's premiere terminal. He said Seattle is APL's busiest port for inbound cargo, while Los Angeles has the top ranking for outbound shipments. "Being the most modern and computerized, Seattle is our most efficient
, he rose to tug master, associated with such firms as Puget Sound Tug and Barge, Harbor Tug and Alaska Freight Lines, where he ultimately served as port captain in Seattle. In 1957, he joined U.S. Salvage Assn. as staff surveyor, becoming resident surveyor in charge of the Seattle office in 1962.
Alaska Cargo Lines, Inc., a new barge company based in Seattle, Wash., has been formed to serve the ports of Dillingham, Nome, Bethel, and Kotzebue and the Yukon River ports which were left without service when Northland Marine Lines went out of business in December. A spokesman for the new firm
of ownership (TCO) of the Director of the Miami River Marine from zero to maximum rpm. The OXE Diesel outboard in comparison Group and Captain of the Port of boat is fully operable even below 3-4 to petrol equivalents. Based on in- the Miami River. He is a graduate of knots,” Mr. Polesie explained.
requirements – but also running costs, available range and service intervals are all improved.” With low speed limits around many coastal areas and all ports, operating a ‘performance’ outboard for hours at trolling speeds that cannot exceed ? ve knots is asking for trouble. The OXE is engineered for
PROPULSION that when you lift the soundproof cowl, everything is easily accessible. CIMCO also designed a similar mounting pat- tern as a Yamaha 200hp outboard; the prop uses the same spline and shaft. As Pim Polesie, the Chief Marketing Credit: OXE Of? cer for Cimco, explained, “The ap- proach was to
agencies, yacht tenders, municipalities and military applications. By Rick Eyerdam s Trace Laborde, Marine Manager for Laborde Non-Disaster Grants in the Port Security category. The Products, said, “The OXE diesel is the com- OXE and its EPA Tier 3 emissions compliance will exceed plete package, a true diesel
that marine ? re? ghting services require dedi- example, to meet the regulatory standards ASA companies cated assets in contrast to vessels of opportunity currently have pre-positioned marine ? re? ghting equipment around accepted by the regulations, it can be argued and logically the US and
response times and increasing report- ry selection criteria listed in 33 CFR port, that this be codi? ed in regula- ing requirements. In the evolution of 155.4050 or suite of salvage services tions with due process to permit a fair this veri? cation program, the Coast outlined in 33 CFR 155.4030(b).
BY THE NUMBERS The U.S. Coast Guard’s 2018 Domestic Annual Report on Flag State Control The U.S. Coast Guard’s 2018 Domestic Annual Report given the millions of lives at stake – in the U.S. ? ag ? eet. contains statistics regarding inspections and enforcement In 2018 there were 40 valid Flag State
wane. If true, then that’s good news indeed for scores of smaller North American shipyards. Myriad hotspots worldwide, along with more sedate but equally important municipal and homeland security missions; have all kept the patrol craft markets – here and across the big pond – humming along in the past 18
served the ? rm and its military customers well. The next 35 promise to be just SHORTSEA CRANE OPERATIONS as compelling. By Joseph Keefe 42 Lifting a Port to Prosperity A Liebherr LHM 420 Crane is at the heart of a 4H
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radars, the RS24 enables small vessels Magnetic Compass, SART, EPIRB, Wind, ATEX MT603FG have ob- and other potential hazards close to large ships UHF portable and GMDSS Portable handheld. tained International Cospas-Sarsat and US FCC to be visible. This promotes safety, especially “We are happy to partner
T TECH REPORT MARINE FUELS “The feasibility report showed that it could be done, but we wanted to prove it. When looking at the business side [of the com- pany], we saw a really big demand for hydrogen fuel cell vessels” Dr. Joseph Pratt, CEO & CTO of Golden Gate Zero Emission Ma- rine (GGZM), a
T TECH REPORT MARINE FUELS used for new vessel builds and retro? ts around the world. “The Chicken Comes First” One of the oft-quoted challenges is the “chicken and egg” dilemma when a dis- ruptive propulsion technology enters the maritime market. Critics will claim that ship owners are reluctant to
was much higher. Survey results indicate that training budgets con- tinue to trend upwards, compared to the year before. More than 52% of operators reported an increase in training budget, while more than 62% of METI re- ported a larger budget for training. This is consistent with last year’s data which
Tankers Pte 140 8.59 Its liner business is at the top of the charts by Paci? c International Lines (PIL), based in Sin- COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation 140 21.82 Maersk Tankers AS 91 4.67 any measure, as it becomes a container logis- gapore (with a presence having synergies with Stolt Tankers
world yearbook could be delivered to any one of seven Top U.S. Ports cargo in value (in Millions) Top U.S. Ports Cargo (total tons) terminals in the “Los Angeles–Long RankU.S. Port 2018 2017 RankU.S. Port 2018 Tons2017 Tons Beach complex,” which is another way 1 Los Angeles $
2019 TOP U.S. PORTS ast year at this time we provided a list of the top 10 U.S. Ports by TEUs and value. That infor- mation was provided to us by the diligent folks Lat Descartes Datamine, one of the best maritime data crunchers on the planet. The list showed: Notably, the top 10 ports are the same for
passenger/car In 2018, Vane Brothers took deliv- ferry in the U.S. Owned by the Ala- ery of the ? rst of three new articu- bama Department of Transportation lated tug/barge (ATB) units ordered (ALDOT) and operated by HMS Fer- through Conrad Shipyard: the ries, Seattle-based Glosten provided 4,400-horsepo
than 5%. than 21 years, some of it (13,353; 31%) 25 years or together accounted for more than 50% of production, Tariffs also will increase the cost of imported products older (or in other words, far older than what the rest of both in terms of units and value. such as deck gear. the world deems ready for
, shallow draft sectors have experienced a tumultuous year of evolution, changing market conditions, a rapidly shifting regulatory environment and new opportunities. Anything but boring; and within the pages of Maritime Reporter’ & Engineering News’ Annual Yearbook, Joseph Keefe, editor of sister-publication
1, 2020. The measure that would bring about an even stones to consider. In 2023, the IMO will begins to look out to 2030, and then to IEA, in its report, comments, “The quan- tougher 0.1% marine fuels sulfur limit in be implementing a Revised Strategy on still more distant horizons to 2050, talk tity
fuels bunker pool. Although the shipping and speci? c re? nery con? gurations in the the supplied IFO can stay as 3.5% but would begin in Q3 2019. Supporting that re? ning industries have been preparing face of changed requirements, are now the majority of fuel will need to be 0.5% projection, ExxonMobil
from Massachusetts to Virginia. In 2018, The project utilizes patented Voltur- models will allow easier, faster and more nically and learning how to export this DOE chose the New York State Energy nUS platform technology, a ? oating con- accurate evaluations and assessments new offshore business. Perhaps
I INSIGHTS: RENEWABLE ENERGY ment grants. This is especially true in the The Jones Act & OSW Wind project in Rhode Island, the ? rst aboard OSW support vessels. (This will cases of Maryland and Massachusetts. For the most part, we have found the commercial offshore wind farm in the be addressed