Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, April 22, 2014

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  • on April 22, 2014
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A Corporate Struggle for Russia’s Largest Port


By Eugen Gerden


Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port (NCSP), Russia’s largest sea port and one of the largest in Europe may be in the center of a corporate fight between its major shareholders, which may negatively affect its activities and result in the decline of revenue.


So far, the port has been controlled equally by Transneft, a Russian state-controlled business responsible for the national oil pipelines and Summa Group, a diversified private holding, specializing in investment activities in port logistics, engineering, construction, telecommunications and the oil and gas sectors, however both companies have recently announced their plans to split up the business….. (More) 


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Curtin Maritime Delivers Repowered Vessel to Harbor Patrol

On April 21, Curtin Maritime, a Long Beach-based marine construction and tug and barge operator, delivered a repowered and retrofitted LCM-8, Sea Force, to the Port of Long Beach Harbor Patrol…(Read Full Article) 



Seattle Port Begins Water Monitoring Project

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Seattle on April 21 kicked off a pilot project aimed at reducing the amount of polluted runoff reaching Puget Sound…(Read Full Article) 




POSD Honors Tenants’ Environmental Achievements

by Mark Edward Nero


During its April 15 Board of Port Commissioners meeting, the Port of San Diego honored 78 of its tenant businesses for exemplary environmental achievements related to participation in the port’s Green Business Network….(Read Full Article)


POLB to Host Global Exports Workshop

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Long Beach, in conjunction with UPS, is scheduled to host a free workshop entitled “Go Global: Achieving your Growth Goals,” on two separate days next month…(Read Full Article)