Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for July 18, 2014

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  • on July 18, 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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LB Harbor Dept. Approves $858 Million Budget
The Long Beach Harbor Commission on July 14 unanimously approved an $858 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the upcoming fiscal year, which is down significantly from the current FY’s $1 billion …(Read Full Article) 


San Diego Bay Could Host America’s Cup
San Diego has been shortlisted as one of two final potential host cities, along with Bermuda, for the 35th America’s Cup, according to the sailing event’s organizers. The Port of San Diego is the lead agency pushing …(Read Full Article) 


Millionth Subaru Lands at Vancouver USA
by Mark Edward Nero
On July 13, a red 2015 Forester became the one-millionth Subaru vehicle to cross the docks at the Port of Vancouver USA…(Read Full Article) 


POLB Has Best Cargo Month in 7 Years
Cargo container volume rose eight percent at the Port of Long Beach last month, compared to the same month last year, according to newly-released data. With more than 610,000 TEUs moved, the port says…(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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