Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for June 13, 2014

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  • on June 13, 2014

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Russia’s New Crimean Shipbuilding Sector
By Eugene Gerden
Russia is considering a massive shipbuilding program, utilizing the facilities of Crimean enterprises and plants, according to an official representative of the country’s Ministry of Industry and Trade. As part of these plans, a special commission headed by Vladimir Shmakov, President of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, Russia’s state monopoly in the field of shipbuilding, has recently visited the Crimea to evaluate the shipbuilding potential of local enterprises…(More) 

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Federal Water Resources Act Signed Into Law
President Obama on June 10 signed into law the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, the first major US waterways legislation in seven years…(Read Full Article) 


Eagle Marine Services Files Layoff Notice
Eagle Marine Services plans to lay off 94 of its employees within Washington State by the end of July, according to a notice the company has filed with the state Employment Security Department….(Read Full Article) 


Port of Port Angeles to Settle Stormwater Lawsuit
by Mark Edward Nero
The three-member Port of Port Angeles Commission voted unanimously on June 10 to use $26,500 to settle a lawsuit alleging the port violated a state stormwater permit issued under the federal Clean Water Act….(Read Full Article) 


LA City Council Confirms Port Director
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously confirmed veteran shipping industry leader Gene Seroka as the new executive director of the Port of Los Angeles on June 11. He replaces former Executive Director Geraldine Knatz, who retired in late 2013….(Read Full Article)

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