Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for July 15, 2014

  • by BPC Staff
  • on July 15, 2014


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July 2014 Issue 

Fidley Watch – The Final Yard
By Peter Philips, Publisher
At press time, Managing Editor Chris Philips was on vacation, so Publisher Peter Philips penned this month’s editorial.
Al Larson Boat Shop has been providing commercial ship and boat repair in San Pedro Bay for more than 110 years. Readers of Pacific Maritime Magazine will know the yard as offering the only large dry docking capacity for more than 100 miles on either side – 100 miles to San Diego and almost four hundred miles to the Bay Area.

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Striking Port Truckers Return to Jobs
About 120 truck drivers who had been picketing the dual ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in protest of alleged unfair labor practices were back on the job as of July 14….(Read Full Article) 


Maersk, MSC Sign Vessel Sharing Pact
Two of the three companies involved in the failed P3 Alliance of shippers are having another go at it. Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) announced July 10 that they’ve signed a 10-year Vessel Sharing …(Read Full Article) 


LA, Shanghai Ports Partner on Shore Power
by Mark Edward Nero
On July 10, the Los Angeles and Shanghai, China ports signed a formal agreement to exchange information, technical expertise and best practices to expand use of shore power at the Port of Shanghai….(Read Full Article) 


LA Container Volumes Up Almost 14%
Overall containerized container volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased 13.89 percent in June 2014 compared to June 2013, according to newly-released data. The total cargo last month was 736,438 20-foot equivalent units, the largest volume in monthly containers since September 2012…..(Read Full Article)

Brian Cross, Advertising Sales Manager, 
Pacific Maritime Magazine 
Brian Cross, a Pacific Northwest native who holds a degree in English from the University of Washington, and whose first job was washing his father’s fishing boat in Bristol Bay, has joined Philips Publishing Group as the new Advertising Sales Manager for Pacific Maritime Magazine. 
Contact Brian for help in designing a specific advertising program to reach the West Coast maritime industry.
Call 206-284-8285 or email:

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