Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for May 19, 2017

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Inter-Service Cooperation 
By Chris Philips, Managing Editor  
Earlier this year, when President Trump announced the addition of $54 billion in added Defense Department spending for the Navy, Air Force, Army and Marine Corps, the US Coast Guard was notable in its absence. Meanwhile, many, including Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft and Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan, were rightfully concerned that cuts in the Department of Homeland Security would strip the Coast Guard of much needed operating capital.
In late March, however, the Homeland Security Department confirmed that the White House’s…
 Friday, May 19, 2017
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Story1POLA, GE Launch Digital Maritime Shipping Project
By Mark Edward Nero
The Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are launching, on a trial basis, a platform that digitizes maritime shipping data and makes it available to cargo owners and supply chain operators through secure, channeled access…(Read full article)
Story2Oakland Port Begins Raising Height of Ship-to-Shore Cranes
By Mark Edward Nero
Work has begun at the Port of Oakland to heighten four massive ship-to-shore cranes used to load and unload container vessels…(Read full article)
Story3Foss Maritime Hires New Vice President
By Mark Edward Nero

Foss Maritime has brought on Grant Johnson as the company’s new Vice President of Health, Safety, Quality and Environment (HSQE), the company announced May 15. Johnson will be responsible for overseeing, growing and strengthening HSQE performance in support of Foss’ culture of safety.. 
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Story4New Electric Crane Debuts at POLA
By Mark Edward Nero

SA Recycling, Southern California’s largest recycling operation and exporter of scrap metal, unveiled a new electric mobile crane at its Port of Los Angeles terminal this week… 
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