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Port of Portland ME

Posted on August 2nd 2013

We toured several oil and dry cargo port facilities in Portland, Maine, where we were warmly received by our host, John H. Henshaw, a Fletcher School alumnus and Executive Director of the Maine Port Authority. Portland is home to New England’s only major crude oil terminal, which since opening to tankers in 1941 has supplied over four billion barrels via pipeline to refineries in the Montreal area.

Port of Portland ME

Posted on August 1st 2013

We toured several oil and dry cargo port facilities in Portland, Maine, where we were warmly received by our host, John H. Henshaw, a Fletcher School alumnus and Executive Director of the Maine Port Authority. Portland is home to New England’s only major crude oil terminal, which since opening to tankers in 1941 has supplied over four billion barrels via pipeline to refineries in the Montreal area.

Field Seminar: Svalbard

Posted on July 18th 2013

Fletcher’s Maritime Studies Program in cooperation with the Institute for Global Maritime Studies, a non-profit research organization, is conducting a seminar on Arctic shipping to be held in Oslo and Spitzbergen August 14-26, 2013. Professor John Curtis Perry will lead seven Fletcher students and graduates taking part. The senior graduate is Ambassador (Ret.) Walter L. Cutler F56. Following the pattern of other overseas seminars that he has directed, Perry’s objective is to mix the ages and experience of the participants thus enriching the intellectual mix.

Borgerson in Foreign Affairs

Posted on July 18th 2013

Anchorage and Reykjavik could someday become the high-latitude equivalents of Singapore and Dubai.

Greetings from Hokkaido!

Posted on July 18th 2013

...The biggest challenge came at the end of the trip -- my autopilot died and then the wind died, so I had to hand steer for 3.5 days with no sleep or real food..as I neared the Japanese coast, the fog was so thick that I couldn't see the top of the mast and I was crossing an amazingly busy shipping lane...but I was so exhausted that I couldn't steer straight, was hallucinating, and blacked out several times....

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