The pilot boat Peacock is on display at the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, Oregon. You can see her decorated with holiday lights when you drive by. Of all the amazing vessels we have here on the lower Columbia, this one stands out as a true game changer. When she came to live on the river, commerce as we know it was transformed. She made it possible for many ships to come into the river in rough weather, because she was such a capable craft.
Today I’ll share answers to listener questions about IMO 2020: What will the industry do with old, polluting fuel, and will cruise ships also have to follow the new standards, or is it just cargo ships?
Today we continue our talk with Captain Robert Johnson, retired Columbia River Bar Pilot and master mariner, about IMO 2020, the new air pollution standards ships must follow as of Jan. 1.
In Part 7 of our interview with Captain Robert Johnson, retired Columbia River Bar Pilot and master mariner, we discuss where the new low sulphur fuel will come from to supply all those ships come January 1st.
In Part 6 of my interview with Captain Robert Johnson about IMO 2020, we talk about how much fuel giant ships burn per day, even per hour. The numbers are astonishing. IMO 202 is the new set of air pollution regs all ships will need to abide by starting January 1.
Today we continue talking with retired Columbia River Bar Pilot Capt. Robert Johnson about IMO 2020, new international air pollution regulations for ships that will take effect January 1st.
Today we’ll talk about whether will be is enough of that new fuel to go around come New Year’s Day, and why some countries will not allow retrofitted ships with scrubbers into their ports.