Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News, Mach 12, 2013

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  • on March 12, 2013
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The State of the State

By Chris Philips

Managing Editor


A collection of maritime leaders gathered in Sacramento, California late last month for the 13th Annual California Maritime Leadership Symposium (CMLS). Developed as a way to brief Sacramento’s policymakers on key matters related to the entire Maritime Transportation System, the conference is hosted by a coalition of maritime organizations. These include the California Association of Port Authorities, California Marine Affairs and Navigation Conference, California Marine and Intermodal Transportation System Advisory Council (CALMITSAC), California Maritime Academy (CMA), Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce, and the Propeller Club of Los Angeles/Long Beach.
This year’s event addressed several issues facing the state, and was well attended by legislators and policymakers, representatives from California’s ports, members of the marine transportation industry and labor, and a number of cadets from the California Maritime Academy….. (Read Full Article)

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POLA Approves BNSF Rail Yard EIR

by Mark Edward Nero

After a full day of testimony by more than 100 people in favor of and opposed to the project, the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Commission on March 7 approved an environmental impact report for the proposed Southern California International Gateway (SCIG) intermodal rail yard…(Read Full Article)

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Long Beach Oil Terminal Pact Approved

by Mark Edward Nero


The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on March 8 approved a letter of intent with Vopak Terminals North America to study development of a 28-acre site on Pier T as a deep-water terminal for crude oil and petroleum products including gasoline….(Read Full Article)

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LNG the Focus of Working Group

by Mark Edward Nero


The International Association of Ports and Harbors is seeking ports and stakeholders to participate in a working group looking at the emerging trend of liquefied natural gas in the maritime industry….(Read Full Article)



Port Metro Vancouver Gets New Board Member

by Mark Edward Nero


Businessman Satnam Johal has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, which oversees Port Metro Vancouver, on behalf of the Province of British Columbia by Mary Polak, the province’s Minister of Transportation….(Read Full Article)

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