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
(pictured), “the winch has been developed for render and recovery op- signed with long pitch lead to allow the erations when escorting large ships from the port through a narrow channel into diamond shaft carriage under extreme the open sea.” As most tech developments, this one was envisioned to solve a loads
after Mikhail Laza- rev, a prominent Russian admiral and explorer known for his discovery of Antarctica. The tanker was ordered by Sovcom? ot to transport crude oil for the Novy Port project, under a long-term agreement between Sovcom? ot and Gazprom Neft. The ceremony was attended by Oleg Melnikov
. The number of legal cases arising cates and healthcare – a practice that is lems. Twenty years of cost comparisons of that initial examination is important.” from this increases every year. It is com- fraught with risk. The prudent shipowner between ‘managed’ visits and the typical Butakova continued
That’s because, unfortunately, often the To ensure the continuity of sampling and attesting that they are medically ? t to tion and/or repatriation. importance of PEME tests are under- testing, an objective evaluation of test perform the duties they are to carry out Direct and Indirect costs are entirely
TECH FILES Schottel Propulsion for Emission-Free Push Boat The agreement between Wärtsilä and Norsepower will pro- mote the use of Rotor Sails & support sustainable shipping. Wärtsilä, Norsepower Sign Agreement The technology group Wärtsilä and Norsepower, a provider of low maintenance, software operated
, 2020 emissions compliance.” but meet the compliance requirements of the IMO’s regulations. Open-loop technology has been en- dorsed by the IMO, but some ports around the world seem to be denying the scienti? c evidence that informs and sup- ports the IMO’s 2020 regulations. Some are even banning open-loop
offered the best way to meet the IMO’s GHG emissions targets – both in terms of cost- effectiveness and in terms of GHG emis- sions. The author of the report, Dr. Lind- stad, concluded that the use of HSFO with scrubbers offered the most bene? ts to marine and port environments and, as a result, human
S SHIPMANAGEMENT FLAG “As a shipping company that is part of an oil company, our pri- mary role is managing marine risk, our secondary role is trans- porting oil.” Steve Herron, GM of Fleet Operations, Chevron Shipping Photo: Chevron and develop. A certain trust has devel- tal regulations adopted by the
VOICES BORIANA FARRAR, VP, SENIOR CLAIMS EXECUTIVE & COUNSEL, AMERICAN P&I CLUB Boriana enjoys giving back to the community which has sup- ported her throughout her ca- reer, pictured here with Martin Davies, the head of the Admiralty Law Center at her alma mater Tulane Law School, where she recently
infrastructure will be pared to absorb the additional costs, parties do not make it easy for opera- high-quality images and video around in place to support their ? eets. They particularly when we consider the very tors to adjust speeds subject to arrival the world enables our surveyors to ac- will also
of turbines that can be trans- Even those built 6-7 years ago are too weight and capacity of the existing larg- in up to 80 meters water depth. “The Vol- ported per cycle (on board of today’s in- small and they are retro? tting larger est wind turbine,” says Eknes. taire will be able to install at unrivalled
OFFSHORE WIND THE INSTALLATION FLEET Brave Tern and Bold Tern in port of Esbjerg Source: Fred. Olsen Windcarrier watt (MW) turbines could be available tractors and there are questions over neck in handling these large turbines You really need big machines, bigger in the timeframe of those projects.
and disposed of in an appropriate man- acts as an agent of the shipowner and will In order to create a set of regulations vessels which call on European ports or ner. Another important outcome of the oversee either parts of the ship recycling that speci? cally targets the practice of anchor off the European
it is designed primarily for operations with limited or no logistics the new PSC will be to carry out the an- Meet The “Fleet” scienti? c research. support. The vessel will accommodate nual “break out” of McMurdo Sound to The PSC, however, will not be “just 186 crew and research personnel for resupply
areas, such as oil The Coast Guard’s icebreaking ? eet capable ? eet but currently does not have Vice Commandant Adm. Robert Ray, and gas development, ports, railways, is in a precarious predicament. To say the capability or capacity to assure ac- speaking at the American Society of and infrastructure
Polar Star in McMurdo Sound near Antarctica on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. The crew of the Seattle-based Polar Star is on its way to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2018, the U.S. military’s contribution to the National Science Foundation-managed U.S. Antarctic Program. Photo: U.S.
so far, so fast. Without sup- there were design criteria in a Z-drive the neatest things that ZF did was they that goes to the vessel. We worked with port, particularly when it’s a new ap- that could be improved. sent their head of R&D to Memphis for ZF to change the design and spec of the plication
in or you are 100 percent out. There’s no in between. And you have to be 100 percent responsible for your actions and for your inactions.” • Safely Transporting Cargo: “If you don’t safely transport cargo, you don’t have a place in our industry. • Service To Customers: “Everything is about customer service
WORKBOATS THE OSV MARKET HORNBECK (HOS) vessels at Port Fourchon. Photos: Basil Karatzas Maritime Medical Assistance Worldwide • Medical services for crew members in the Ports of Call • Evacuation and repatriation services for crew members and passengers, including doctor’s escorts on commercial
energy market in search of “If we go back a few years before this tracking and reducing methane emission prove to be ideal locations for large off- new opportunities for acquiring renew- name change announcement, we can in all its natural gas value chain, working shore wind farm projects. able assets in
now in the United States. Laura Smith, USA Director for Atlas Professionals from renewable energy? NJ wants to de- to the State’s economic development ported goods and services.” opportunities. She notes a sincere com- velop 3.5GW of OFW. Will that be built team, who could not ? nd the report. • Production
T THOUGHT LEADERSHIP: OFFSHORE WIND Public Of? cials Face Detailed Decisions – needed sooner, not later… AOT is working to develop a new port, speci? cally con? gured to serve Atlantic Ocean wind projects, on 30 acres along the Arthur Kill tidal strait between Staten Island and New Jersey. Boone Davis
, she can get into and have some fascinating hull struc- by waves. The Glosten/Bieker design at midship, Will tells me that is related the shallow water ports, load passengers, ture discussions. For example, is this a dials in on these advances in materials, to CG and foil lift proportioning issues. accelerate
I INSIGHTS: GOVERNMENT UPDATE Dennis L. Bryant Dennis Bryant is with Bryant’s Maritime Consulting, and a regular contributor to Maritime Reporter & Engineering News as well as online at MaritimeLogisticsProfessional.com. email@example.com The Internet of Maritime Things he Internet of Maritime