Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, April 5, 2013

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  • on April 5, 2013
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Piracy Series

Final Installment

By By Capt. Keith F. Graham


The unfortunate events of 9/11 seem to have captured the world maritime community’s interest that, in fact, the phenomenon of “maritime terrorism” was something more than an academic legal theory, a feature film plot, or an unthinkable event. (Prior to 9/11, terrorism insurance was issued without additional charge in 70 percent of all insurance policies.) IMO’s Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) members met and began creating an international treaty framework for vessel and port facility security… (Read Full Article)

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Long Beach City, Port Appeal SCIG Project

by Mark Edward Nero

A conflict between the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach over a proposed BNSF rail yard is continuing to grow….(Read Full Article)

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Seattle Port Seeks Environmental Award Nominations

by Mark Edward Nero


Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Marine Environmental Business of the Year awards, presented by the Port of Seattle and the Seattle Propeller Club. The port and Propeller Club are encouraging companies committed to innovative and effective environmental initiatives that support efforts to become a greener and most energy efficient port are encouraged to apply…(Read Full Article)

Bering Sea Fisheries Conference


POLA Completes 10-Year Channel Dredging Project

by Mark Edward Nero


Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, along with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and the US Army Corps of Engineers, marked the completion of a 10-year, $370 million project to deepen the port’s main channel on April 3…(Read Full Article)

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Crowley Receives 11th Straight Logistics Award

by Mark Edward Nero


Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner and logistics group was recently presented with its 11th consecutive Logistics Excellence Award for export quality, an honor given in recognition of Crowley’s ongoing efforts to transport Toyota vehicles to the US East Coast from Puerto Rico…(Read Full Article)