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Palmer Johnson Acquires Hamilton Engine Sales

Palmer Johnson Enterprises purchases Hamilton Engine Sales (Portland, OR) Palmer Johnson Enterprises announced today the acquisition of Hamilton Engine Sales, a distributor of Deutz and Isuzu off-highway diesel-powered engines. The acquisition strengthens... Read More

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Over 50 Years at PJ, the Legacy of Rich Theiss

The "Bud-Man"When I came to PJ in 1987 Rich Theiss was one of the first people I spoke to on the phone at PJ. I had called him after getting my first “Marine Gear” inquiry. Keep in mind this was before Skype, e-mail, or even fax machines! Even over the... Read More

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#GivingTuesday

This year PJ took a proactive stance to “Giving Tuesday” and did a company wide food donation drive during November to be delivered to local community food banks for Thanksgiving. This holiday season, families across the country set their tables and came... Read More

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Are you in compliance with Subchapter M regulations?

Quickly Approaching Deadline with USCG By July 2020 all owners or managing operators need to be complying with Subchapter M requirements, is your fleet ready? Currently only 25% of the 6,000 recognized towing vessels in the U.S. have been issued COIs... Read More

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A Historic Boat with a Modern Twist, Matthew Turner

Meeting US Coast Guard Requirements When the Call of the Sea decided to construct a historic and sustainable wooden tall ship, Matthew Turner, there were some obstacles they had to overcome. Call of the Sea wanted to keep as many of the design elements that... Read More