The Most Recent Ship Report Podcast:
Part of an ongoing look at the effect of Trump administration tariffs on shipping trade.
The Port of Kalama is the site of a proposed methanol plant. We’ll hear about one study that says the plant would reduce global carbon emissions, while environmental advocates say the study has cooked the numbers to whitewash the real and dangerous impacts.
Every year around this time on the Ship Report, we honor the sailors lost in this historic and tragic maritime disaster – the loss of the Mighty Fitz, a beloved ore carrier that plied the waters of Lake Superior for years before she was lost in a horrific winter Great Lakes storm.
When you stand on the Columbia River shoreline at night, there are plenty of lights to be seen. Some of them hold great significance for mariners. A look at what we see on the river at night and what it means.
How do mariners vote if they’re at sea for months surrounding an election? We take a look at how it’s done.
Container ships bring us more than 90 percent of all our manufactured goods, shipped all over the globe. But how secure are those 40-foot boxes in a world plagued with increasing terrorist threats?
A look at proposals for wind farms off the California coast.
A tragic incident in Alaska: a fisherman goes overboard in freezing conditions.
How long do ships travel between ports in the world, and how long have ships been at sea when they reach the Columbia? We’ll take a look at how long sailors spend at sea.
Labor statistics show what fishermen already know – that their profession is among the most dangerous in the world.