Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News, March 15, 2013

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March 2013 Issue
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Story44The 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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Story11Port of Seattle Commission Gives Itself
Huge Pay Raise

by Mark Edward Nero

The Port of Seattle Commission on March 12 unanimously voted to give itself a substantial pay raise, with commissioners’ compensation set to increase from $6,000 a year to $42,100 annually later this year….(Read Full Article)

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Story22New Port of Kalama Executive Director Appointed

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Kalama Commission on March 12 appointed Mark Wilson to serve as the port’s Executive Director. He assumes the role April 1, after the retirement of current Executive Director Lanny Cawley on March 31….(Read Full Article)

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Story33Port of LA Monthly Container Volume Surges

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Los Angeles’ February 2013 overall cargo volumes increased nearly 17 percent compared to February 2012 according to newly released data, something attributed in part to a surge in imports before factory closures for the Chinese New Year…(Read Full Article)

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Diesel Fluid Facility Opens at Stockton Port

by Mark Edward Nero


A new diesel exhaust fluid production and packaging facility had its grand opening March 13 at the Port of Stockton….(Read Full Article)