Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, May 9, 2014

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  • on May 9, 2014
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Property Leasing Considerations in the Maritime Industry


By Carrie A. Ivy


Many maritime businesses lease appropriately zoned land adjacent to or near waterways, and commercial leases in the maritime industry have special complexities and nuances. As compared to commercial lease agreements, maritime industry leases are often for a greater term and can include dry land, shoreline, and marine areas. It is crucial to consider limitations on shoreline development, access, use, and zoning, and there are special insurance considerations as well. There are also very often hazardous material risks or liabilities to be investigated in advance and which should be allocated in the lease document.

Permits for the use of state-owned aquatic lands and submerged lands …. (More) 


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DEIR: Yusen Project Would Cause ‘Significant’ Environmental Impacts

A proposed project to renovate the Yusen container terminal at the Port of Los Angeles could cause “unavoidable significant impacts,” according to a newly-released draft Environmental Impact …(Read Full Article) 



POLB Loses Suit Filed by Ex Employee

by Mark Edward Nero

The Port of Long Beach was ordered by the Los Angeles Superior Court on April 29 to pay a former employee $1.1 million related to a discrimination case the woman filed against the city …(Read Full Article) 



BNSF to Spend Millions in Wash. Rail Expansion

by Mark Edward Nero


BNSF Railway says it plans to spend about $235 million in Washington state in 2014 to expand rail capacity, replace and maintain the network infrastructure and continue its implementation of train …(Read Full Article)


Port of Everett Seeking Shipyard Cleanup Bids

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Everett has begun soliciting bids for the final phase of its Everett Shipyard Cleanup project, a mostly in-water job that has a price tag of between $5.2 million and $6 million…(Read Full Article)