Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, September 17, 2013

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  • on September 17, 2013
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Fidley Watch: Congressional Representation


By Chris Philips, Managing Editor, PMM 


Washington State’s Junior Senator, Maria Cantwell (D) has perked up the ears of the maritime community with recent comments about the Jones Act. 


At a hearing of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee on July 16th, the senator called for greater transparency in gasoline markets and refinery.... (Read Full Article) 


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POLB Sees Leap in Monthly Cargo Volumes

by Mark Edward Nero

This year’s peak shipping season has been a good one so far for the Port of Long Beach, which saw a total of 630,292 TEUs in August 2013, a 16 percent increase from the same month last year…(Read Full Article)



LA Container Volumes Remain Flat

by Mark Edward Nero

The volume of loaded inbound and outbound TEUs that moved through the Port of Los Angeles last month was flat, continuing a downward statistical trend at America’s busiest seaport…(Read Full Article)


Metro Vancouver Container Volumes Climb

by Mark Edward Nero


Port Metro Vancouver, Canada’s largest and busiest seaport, saw a 3.3 percent rise in cargo volumes for August 2013 compared with the same month last year, according to newly released data…(Read Full Article)




Port of Oakland Volumes Flat

by Mark Edward Nero


Container volumes at California’s third-largest port were flat in August 2013, continuing a year-long trend at the Port of Oakland….(Read Full Article)