Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for January 10, 2017




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By Chris Philips, Managing Editor

When George W. Bush prepared to move to the White House for his first term as US President, the place was a mess. The Government Accounting Office reported that Executive Office staff, some of whom had been there 30 years, used words such as “extremely filthy” or “trashed out” to describe the conditions they had observed, and that office space contained a “malodorous stench” or looked liked there had been a party.

The mess was described as “pranks” by the previous occupants, who left vulgar graffiti derogatory to the incoming administration, voice mail announcements that had been changed to answer…

Tuesday, January 10, 2017


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Story1Port of Oakland Sets Annual Cargo Record

By Mark Edward Nero

Loaded shipping container volume reached an all-time high at the Port of Oakland in 2016, according to data released by the port Jan. 9…(Read full article)

Story2Vancouver USA Close to Picking New CEO

By Mark Edward Nero

The public is invited to attend an open house to meet and talk with the three finalists for the position of CEO of the Port of Vancouver USA during a public open house set for 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Jan. 19 at the port’s administrative offices…(Read full article)

Story3Tacoma Port Handles Largest Auto Discharge in Its History

By Mark Edward Nero

The Northwest Seaport Alliance, which is the maritime operations operating agreement between the Seattle and Tacoma seaports, says that it unloaded over 4,800 vehicles off the Glovis Composer upon its arrival in Tacoma on Jan. 9… (Read full article)

Story4Study: LA-LB Harbor Ecosystem Dramatically Improved

By Mark Edward Nero

Years of efforts to reduce environmental impacts related to goods movement have resulted in a flourishing ecosystem for fish and marine mammals, the latest report on the water and habitat quality of the Long Beach and Los Angeles harbors has found… (Read full article)

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