Pacific Maritime Magazine Online, April 16, 2013

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April 2013 Issue
Pacific Maritime Magazine April 2013



Green Terminals


By Kathy A. Smith


Federal, state and local regulations call for better management of possible pollutants and invasive species, while at the same time shipping lines are calling for green alternatives both for themselves and to pass along in marketing efforts to their own clients. This makes port authorities operating marine terminals along the West Coast very interested in green operations.


Bellingham Redevelopment

One of these West Coast ports is the Port of Bellingham, which operates two major marinas, Blaine Harbor and Squalicum Harbor, whose more than 2,000 slips combined make up much of the marina capacity…. (Read Full Article)

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LA Monthly Container Volumes Fall Significantly in March

by Mark Edward Nero

The Port of Los Angeles has released its March 2013 cargo volumes, and after a 17 percent surge in February cargo volumes, last month’s overall volumes fell 22.6 percent compared to March 2012…(Read Full Article)

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Long Beach Monthly Cargo Volumes Rise

by Mark Edward Nero


Overall cargo volumes rose 5.4 percent at the Port of Long Beach in March, thanks to a five-year high for exports, which were up 7.9 percent compared to the same month in 2012…(Read Full Article)

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POLA Program Offering Motor Grants to Boat Owners

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Los Angeles, in an ongoing effort to improve the air and water quality in and around the San Pedro Bay, has made additional funding available for its Marina Engine Exchange Program, which incentivizes boat owners…(Read Full Article)

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POLB Sets Shore Power Summit Date

by Mark Edward Nero


Government leaders, representatives of the maritime industry, environmental groups, port tenants and others are scheduled to gather May 6 to discuss the upcoming requirement that container and…(Read Full Article)