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
Will Mexico see more U.S. OSVs?
If Mexico's new oil reforms work, U.S. OSV operators will receive a nice boost and relocate more vessels to the region. Author: David Krapf
August 28, 2014
Repair yards deserve more attention
Newbuild construction gets the attention, while repair yards operate mostly behind the scenes. Author: Ken Hocke
August 28, 2014
Has the Coast Guard gone international?
I am increasingly concerned with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). It’s not about the group’s regulation of international vessels but with the potential impact that emerging IMO rules might have on domestic U.S. vessel operators and mariners.  The Coast Guard Author: Capt. Alan Bernstein
August 28, 2014
Wood boats, aluminum boats and Port Townsend
It's still summer, still a good time to be on the water, whether for work or pleasure. Last week, I got a chance to do both at the same time. Author: Bruce Buls
August 26, 2014
What’s next for shipping assets?
Theories on optimal ownership structures for capital assets are like the shipping markets — they go in cycles. Since workboats are often ancillary to some larger business mission, I am always scanning the business news for clues about company architecture. Author: Barry Parker
August 26, 2014

 
 
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