Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, January 14, 2014

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  • on January 14, 2014
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January 2014 Issue 



Regional Report:
Infrastructure Upgrades Abound at LA and Long Beach


By Mark Edward Nero


It’s very true that a seaport’s location can play a significant role in how successful the port is and could become. However, another very important factor in that success is the level of quality infrastructure in and around the port.

The condition and status of roads, bridges, rail yards, container terminals and shipping berths on or near port property can play a huge role in the efficient movement of goods in and out of an area.

This fact is quite well known by the operators and overseers of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Southern California’s San Pedro Bay….. (More) 


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Port of Vancouver Wins Terminal Lawsuit

by Mark Edward Nero


A Superior Court Judge on Jan. 10 ruled against three environmental groups that have been trying to stop the Port of Vancouver, Washington from moving forward with a proposed 42-acre oil-handling terminal….(Read Full Article)




Maersk Line Creating New Americas Division

by Mark Edward Nero


Ocean transport company Maersk Line announced Jan. 8 that it’s forming a regional, containerized shipping company called SeaLand that will be dedicated to the intra-Americas market….(Read Full Article)




Port Metro Vancouver Selects Patrol Vessel Supplier

by Mark Edward Nero


British Columbia-based company Daigle Welding & Marine has won a contract to build two new harbor patrol vessels for Port Metro Vancouver, the Port said Jan. 10. The vessels are currently under construction….(Read Full Article)


Removed Port Angeles Board President Regains Role

by Mark Edward Nero


Jim Hallett, who was removed as president of the Port of Port Angeles Board of Commissioners last August in the wake of controversy surrounding the resignation of former port Executive Director Jeff Robb, has reassumed his previous role…..(Read Full Article)