Ask the Editor Archive

Ask the Editor is an online feature where the editors of WorkBoat magazine answer questions submitted by you, the readers. If you have a question you'd like to see answered, please send it along to any of our editors: David Krapf, Ken Hocke, or Bruce Buls. Not sure which editor can best answer your question?  That's OK.  Submit your question here and we'll figure it out for you. Thanks for watching!

June 27, 2011: David Krapf looks into a matter for the San Francisco Bar Pilots 

June 6, 2011: Ken Hocke discusses the future of the Gulf's oil and gas industry 

May 19, 2011: David Krapf tackles vision testing questions 

April 25, 2011: David Krapf talks economy with Bollinger's Edward Socha 

April 18, 2011: Bruce Buls outlines the differences between bollard pull and brake horsepower testing 

March 29, 2011: Ken Hocke talks oil prices with Victor Brossotte 

March 16, 2011: Ken Hocke explains just how you get on the cover of the magazine 

March 7, 2011: David Krapf talks Mardi Gras and what those TWIC cards are really for.

Feb. 11, 2011: David Krapf discusses what is "tonnage" and whether WorkBoat will be listing tonnage in the new boat specifications 

Jan. 31, 2011: Ken Hocke talks travel plans and crew desires 

Featured Content
Shipyard gets back to its survey vessel roots
On Monday, I bopped over to Gulfport, Miss., about 90 minutes from New Orleans, for the commissioning of a new 82' survey vessel built by Geo Shipyard in New Iberia, La. Author: David Krapf
October 30, 2014
Breakaway barge likely to winter on ice
The owner of a barge drifting in the Beaufort Sea hasn't been able to find any nearby tugs to rescue the vessel so it is likely to become locked-in by sea ice. Author: Leslie Taylor
October 30, 2014
Do Coast Guard transfers create an ‘experience vacuum’?
I feel that the Coast Guard should devise a system that would preserve knowledge and maintain continuity without undercutting the career advancement of its personnel. Author: Capt. Alan Bernstein
October 30, 2014
Shell requests lease extensions in the Arctic
In a letter from Shell to BSEE, Shell says it hasn’t been able to complete its exploratory Arctic drilling due to factors beyond its control.   Author: Bruce Buls
October 28, 2014
Vessel operators and foreign corrupt practices
It can be easy to view corruption as just part of the cost of doing business. There is even a view that corruption is business friendly since it sometimes greases the wheels of obstructive bureaucracy. Author: Capt. Max Hardberger
October 28, 2014

 
 
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