Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for June 27, 2017

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By Chris Philips, Managing Editor  
 

Last month the new administration revealed plans for a renewed emphasis on workforce development, announcing an initiative to expand apprenticeship programs into nontraditional industries in an effort to fill a record level of open jobs and draw back millions of Americans who have left the workforce.

The maritime industry is one that continues to benefit from apprenticeship programs, and most training programs include an at-sea apprenticeship.

In a press conference at the White House, Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta gave an overview of the President’s plans and took some questions from the press.

Acosta noted that there are currently 6 million job openings in the United States – the highest number of job vacancies ever… MORE

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Our new Pacific Maritime Magazine California Contributing Editor Karen Robes Meeks spent several years covering the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California for the Long Beach Press-Telegram and our sister publication Fishermen’s News.

She can be reached at karen@pacmar.com or (562) 472-6341.


Story1Vancouver USA Terminal Redevelopment

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Vancouver USA’s Terminal 1 Waterfront Development master plan is moving forward. On June 9, the Vancouver City Council approved the massive redevelopment project at the birthplace of the port on the Columbia River.(Read full article)

Story2Container Record Set

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Los Angeles became the port with the most container throughput in the western hemisphere last week when it welcomed its nine millionth TEU in 12 months with Evergreen Line’s Ever Sigma container ship…(Read full article)

Story3San Diego Development Deadline
By Karen Robes Meeks

Stakeholders will have more time to provide feedback on the future of waterfront development. The Board of Port Commissioners for the Port of San Diego agreed to extend the timeline of the Port Master Plan Update to allow more input of key policy issues… (Read full article)

Story4San Pedro Bay Clean Air Plan
By Karen Robes Meeks

The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles plan to release their joint draft Clean Air Action Plan 2017 Update on July 19… (Read full article)



 
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