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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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Portland Upgrading Terminal for Soda Ash Exports

by Mark Edward Nero

Work is now underway for a Kinder Morgan soda ash export facility at the Port of Portland’s Terminal 4. The work, which includes the installation of a new ship loader, removal of an outmoded structure and dredging alongside the docks, is expected to be complete in September…(Read Full Article)

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Port Metro Vancouver Monthly Traffic Down

by Mark Edward Nero


Port Metro Vancouver, Canada’s largest seaport, saw a total of 195,103 TEUs in March 2013, a drop from the 217,162 TEUs that port terminals saw during the same month in 2012, according to newly released data….(Read Full Article)

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5,000-Plus Construction Jobs Created by POLB in 2012

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Long Beach says that its modernization projects created 5,166 new construction-related jobs in the region in 2012, more than 2,000 more than the number created the previous year…(Read Full Article)



New CFO at Port of San Diego

by Mark Edward Nero


Robert “Bob” DeAngelis has been appointed Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer for the Port of San Diego. He took the oath of office during the San Diego Board of Port Commissioners’ Tues., April 9, 2013 meeting…(Read Full Article)