Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, January 10, 2014

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  • on January 10, 2014
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January 2014 Issue 



Fidley Watch: Blivet


By Chris Philips


In late November, an “informational” meeting with the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) regarding the establishment of a Puget Sound No-Discharge Zone was well attended by people representing the commercial maritime industries that operate in Puget Sound. Where the State had expected thirty people, more than 60 showed up… (More) 


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Port of Seattle CEO to Retire

by Mark Edward Nero

Tay Yoshitani, who has served as the Port of Seattle’s CEO for nearly seven years, is stepping down from the position when his current contract expires at the end of June, he confirmed during the port commission’s Jan. 7 meeting….(Read Full Article)




Port of Portland Halts Terminal Development Plans

by Mark Edward Nero

A lengthy and complex process by the Port of Portland to annex West Hayden Island for a future marine terminal has come to an end. The port announced Jan. 8 that it is formally withdrawing its consent to annex the property into the City of Portland…(Read Full Article)




EPA to Conduct Webinar on Port Goods Movement

by Mark Edward Nero


The United States Environmental Protection Agency plans to conduct a two-hour “National Conversation on Ports with Port Stakeholders” webinar Tues., Jan. 14, 2014, beginning at 9:30 am Pacific Standard Time….(Read Full Article)


Port of Tacoma Accepting Summit Award Nominations

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Tacoma has opened nominations for its 2014 Summit Awards, which recognize customers and tenants for excellence and achievement….(Read Full Article)