The President’s proposed FY 2017 budget negates all maritime funding progress made during FY 2016. That spells disaster for the waterfront and the greater economy. On the other hand, it’s great news for South American agriculture and bulk commodity suppliers.
Countless Federal laws govern nearly every aspect of the inland waterways transportation industry, yet the convergence of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Sub Chapter M impending Final Rule with the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) Inland…
On America's waterfront, the next 'revolution' simply can't get here soon enough.At the same time that we approach the anniversary of the birth of container shipping, we also find ourselves looking at the specter of another (potentially) crippling labor action, this time on the U.S.
The cost of that policy and practice will someday yield a more dangerous global waterfront. Count on it.Reuters this week reported that Spain's Supreme Court had sentenced the captain of the Prestige oil tanker, which sank off Spain's northwestern coast in 2002, to two years in prison.
Like oil & water, they don’t mix.For many businesses on the collective, global waterfront, it is going to be a challenging year for one reason or another. Hence, you can be forgiven for forgetting that it wasn’t too long ago that the most pressing…
It entails more than better food and pay.In the choppy wake of the holiday season, there is always a lot to be done and much to catch up on. You know exactly what I am talking about. That said; the time spent with family during these hectic times is always, for me, special.
The catalyst to successful software development in the workboat market is economically solving a myriad of marine operational data issues within the framework of a simplified onboard User Interface (UI). Every day boatmen labor to reduce the…
As ranked by you, the readers – and told by me – the blogger …As another year on the water slips by, I think that we can all agree that it was an exciting year, a tumultuous one, and a twelve-month span that brought change through many disruptive events…
Empire, which had acquired the region in 1797 as a gift from Napoleon. Austria. southern flank would be weakened. called Viz, Croatia) on the Dalmatian coast. shelling the fort there. Count Persano was notified of the imminent arrival of the Austrian fleet. north to meet the enemy.
town of Ras Kebdana. total area of 0.2 square miles (128 acres). Guard garrison is stationed on the largest of the three, Isla Isabell II. the island. of fresh water. from Melilla, located about 25 nautical miles to the west. 1847. along the Mediterranean coast of Morocco.
birth. waters, it is capable of surviving far at sea. It is the only sea snake found in waters off Hawaii. Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and Red Sea. Asian land snakes about 10 million years ago. prevented it from entering the Atlantic.
Robert Dollar (1844-1932) was born in Scotland. young. California, where he prospered. acquired lumber interests up and down the West Coast. moving his lumber from the Pacific Northwest to markets in California. Dollar Steamship Company, headquartered in San Francisco.
Richmond, Maine, was named for the daughter of the builder and owner, Thomas J. Southard. ports worldwide. Atlantic coast to San Francisco in 1864. San Francisco, Captain Howe, the master died. His wife assumed command. alerted a passing ship, which brought word to California.
Hemisphere. males. uniform depth. the mouth gaping back to below the center of the eye. The lower jaw extends beyond the upper jaw. scales. dorsal surface and white on its ventral surface. plankton and krill. food source for whales, seals, cod, squid, and seabirds.
Introducing the Jones Act Discussion into Energy Exports is a Decidedly Bad Idea.For the record, I’m an unapologetic, vociferous proponent and defender of the Jones Act. At the same time, I’m also a pragmatist. All of that said, the long and circuitous course line to legalizing U.S.
Southampton, England as the flagship of small naval fleet of King Henry V. being 218 feet in length and with a beam of 50 feet. moss and tar between the adjoining layers. felled to provide material for its construction. Grace Dieu had two masts. sail. rigged. and a very high forecastle.
in the northern hemisphere. cold water (barely above freezing), making it common in the high north. areas, shallow reefs, estuaries, and kelp forests. for use in fish meal and fertilizer. three feet. years. reddish, with mottled stripes and bars.
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the Kuril Islands, and the Japanese island of Hokkaido. the sea’s southwest portion. the Kamchatka Peninsula to the eastern cape of Hokkaido. productive marine ecosystems in the world. world’s largest raptor. of whales, are found in its waters. whaling vessels, particularly those from New England.
fish. system. scientific research. phytoplankton. marine waters worldwide, particularly in those near Antarctica. The lifecycle is complex. individual. phase is comprised of individuals known as blastozooids. male). an oozoid and starts the process anew.