Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, December 13, 2013

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  • on December 13, 2013
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December 2013 Issue 



LNG-powered Ships and Fire Protection: An Industry Q&A


By Steve Pelletier


The heat is on for the industry to upgrade marine vessel fleets from traditional fuels to liquefied natural gas (LNG). While there is a lot of talk about this switch, there are still many questions ship owners, builders and operators must consider when thinking about transitioning or building for LNG propulsion.

Interested in discovering the most important issues to the shipping industry, Tyco Marine Services spoke with decision-makers at the 2013 International WorkBoat Show to learn what the industry wants to know about LNG-powered ships and fire protection… (More) 


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Port of Portland Gets New Deputy Executive Director

by Mark Edward Nero

The Port of Portland Commission has approved the appointment of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s chief of staff to a newly created position as the port’s deputy executive director….(Read Full Article)





Judge Approves Port of Grays Harbor Land Purchase

by Mark Edward Nero

Superior Court Judge Gordon Godfrey on Dec. 9 approved the sale of the manufacturing assets of former Satsop Business Park tenant NewWood Corp. to the Port of Grays Harbor for $1.3 million…(Read Full Article)


Port of Tacoma Extends Industrial Site Bid Deadline

by Mark Edward Nero


Potential buyers of a 745-acre industrial site that the Port of Tacoma is looking to sell have a little more time to put in a bid. The proposal deadline for the Thurston County property has been extended from Dec. 6 to Jan. 17….(Read Full Article)



LA Port Project Receives Public Works Award

by Mark Edward Nero


A Port of Los Angeles project that pays homage to San Pedro’s history as a commercial fishing hub, has received the 2013 B.E.S.T. Project of the Year award from the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA)…(Read Full Article)