Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for July 29, 2014

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  • on July 29, 2014
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July 2014 Issue 

Cargo Handling is a Hot Topic for Ports
By Michael A. Moore
As newly built fleets of megaships get ready to set sail, Pacific Coast port operators are scrambling to dramatically increase their productivity and decrease unloading and port turnaround times to accommodate the quantum increases in the number of….(More) 

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Port of San Diego CEO Fired
by Mark Edward Nero
Wayne Darbeau, who had been the Port of San Diego’s CEO for almost four years, was ousted late last week following a months-long investigation into allegations that he abused his power by asking for port tenants’ help …(Read Full Article) 


West Coast Ports, Terminals Awarded 
Security Funding
by Mark Edward Nero
More than two dozen ports and marine terminal operators throughout Washington, Oregon and California have been awarded a total of millions of dollars in grant funding from the US Department of Homeland Security …(Read Full Article) 


PMA, ILWU Take Break in Contract Talks
by Mark Edward Nero
The Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore & Warehouse Union are taking a weeklong break in contract negotiations, the parties said July 25. “After several days of productive contract talks, both parties concluded negotiations,” a joint statement…(Read Full Article) 


Protesters Plan Oakland Ship Blockade
by Mark Edward Nero
A group of activists say they plan to prevent two ships from docking at the Port of Oakland on Aug. 2 in order to send a political message to Israel…(Read Full Article)

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