Pacific Maritime Magazine Online – October 25, 2016

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Land Grab

By Chris Philips, Managing Editor

“For years I have expressed significant concerns about offshore drilling in the Arctic. The federal administration should not enable new oil and gas drilling in these untouched areas that host such a fragile environment.” Jay Inslee, Governor, Washington State, March 31, 2015

“No future extraction [on public lands]. I agree with that.”
Hillary Clinton, Democratic Nominee for President,
Feb. 4, 2016

Who owns the West? Increasingly, it’s the US Federal Government, with the help of compliant state executives, and if you don’t mind, they’d prefer you got off their lawn.

Federal lands account for 24 percent of the country’s resource production. According to the Chamber of Commerce paper, a ban on future energy production …MORE

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

 

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Story1FMC Approves Shippers’ Mega Alliance

By Mark Edward Nero

After what it calls an “exhaustive” review, the US Federal Maritime Commission has concluded its investigation of the proposed Ocean Alliance, comprised of COSCO Shipping, CMA CGM, Evergreen Marine, and Orient Overseas Container Line Ltd. (OOCL), the FMC announced Oct. 21…(Read full article)

Story2Seaport Alliance to Launch Container Flow Apps

By Mark Edward Nero

The Northwest Seaport Alliance said Oct. 24 that it is launching two new mobile applications early in November to help speed the flow of containers through port facilities and along local freight corridors, reduce idling-related air emissions and save fuel…(Read full article)

Story3Crowley Awarded Alaska LNG Contract

By Mark Edward Nero

Crowley Maritime Corp. said Oct. 19 that its liquefied natural gas (LNG) services group has been awarded a contract to supply Alaska LNG from the Titan Pt. Mackenzie plant to Alaska Power & Telephone Co.’s Tok power plant… (Read full article)

Story4BC Ferries Terminal Temporarily Closing

By Mark Edward Nero

BC Ferries, the contracted ferry service provider for British Columbia, has announced that Berth One, which is the primary operational berth at its Langdale terminal… (Read full article)


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