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.
The final installment of my detailed interview with retired Columbia River Bar Pilot Capt. Robert Johnson. We’ve been talking about IMO 2020, the game changing new rules regarding ship fuel that take effect Jan. 1.
More on sweeping changes to rules regarding ship fuel, which after Jan i must contain no more than .5% sulphur. Hear more from my extended interview with Capt. Robert Johnson, retired master mariner and Columbia River Bar Pilot.
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.