Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, January 7, 2014

  • by BPC Staff
  • on January 7, 2014
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December 2013 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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BC Ferries to Institute Fuel Surcharge

by Mark Edward Nero

British Columbia-based BC Ferries says that due to current world fuel market conditions that affect the prices that BC Ferries must pay its diesel fuel suppliers, it will institute a 3.5 percent surcharge…(Read Full Article)




Port of Stockton Biorefinery Awarded Expansion Funding

by Mark Edward Nero

Community Fuels, a biofuel producer operating a biorefinery at the Port of Stockton, has been awarded a nearly $5 million grant from the California Energy Commission to support the facility’s expansion….(Read Full Article)




Port of Hueneme Gets $3 Million
in Federal Funds

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Hueneme will receive more than $3 million in federal grant funding for the purpose of infrastructure improvements and air emission reductions, the port revealed Dec. 26…(Read Full Article)


Keynote Speaker Named for LNG As Fuel Conference

by Mark Edward Nero


Anthony Chiarello, President and CEO of TOTE, is scheduled to provide luncheon remarks at the inaugural Pacific Maritime Magazine/USCG LNG As Fuel Conference, set for Jan. 29, at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel…(Read Full Article)