Industry Insight: Defining the keys to success...Angie Kalhar, KTL Transport / Euro Asia Transload...The Kalhar family has successfully taken one driver and one truck and turned it into one of the largest transload and trucking companies in Canada.
Terminals: Facing up to the competitive challenges...By Captain Stephen Brown...On Canada's West Coast, we are seeing a regional trend towards diversification, and in some cases, a complete change of utilization.
LNG Terminals: B.C.'s LNG dream still within reach...Given that the U.S. is now a net exporter of LNG (and expected to become the third-largest exporter in the world by 2020), finding new markets for Canada's resource is becoming a critical, even urgent task.
Biofouling: The maritime industry deals with invasive aquatic species...By Darryl Anderson and Georges LaRoche...Invasive aquatic species (AIS) - via "biofouling" - is one problem that has been identified by the International Maritime Organization as a significant environmental threat.
Underwater Noise: Ship design with a porpoise in mind!...By Liz McCrary and Donald MacPherson, HydroComp, Inc...If the interest is noise, then let's use practical noise metrics a way to rank vessel operation in noise-sensitive zones, and not use a one-size-fits-all speed limit.
Events: Mari-Tech 2018 Recap...Strong attendance and relevant speakers make for a highly successful conference. From the venue to the speakers to the exhibits and networking, Mari-Tech 2018 was the place to be for the maritime industry in April.