Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for August 26, 2014

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  • on August 26, 2014
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TOTE and LNG: Meeting the Challenge of Change
By Michael A. Moore  
IMO’s Marpol Annex VI deadlines are rapidly approaching for ships operating in Emission Control Areas. The deadlines address the next phases of mandated drastic reductions in nitrogen and sulfur oxides, and shipowners are faced with three basic choices to bring their vessels into compliance……(More) 

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ILWU Ratifies PNW Grain Agreement
by Mark Edward Nero
International Longshore & Warehouse Union members who load grain at Pacific Northwest export terminals have voted to ratify a new collective bargaining agreement with several multinational grain companies….(Read Full Article) 


Navy, Scripps Christen Research Vessel
by Mark Edward Nero
The US Navy and Scripps Institution of Oceanography christened the first vessel in the national research fleet named for a female scientist on Aug. 9. A crowd of more than 150 dignitaries formally welcomed the R/V Sally Ride at the Anacortes, Washington shipyard where it is being built…(Read Full Article) 


Port Metro Vancouver Approves Coal Facility
by Mark Edward Nero
Port Metro Vancouver on August 21 approved a proposed direct coal transfer facility at the Fraser Surrey Docks marine terminal…..(Read Full Article) 


POLB Sets Up Bridge Construction Webcamst
by Mark Edward Nero
The Port of Long Beach is providing live web cameras for residents, commuters and bridge aficionados to safely view construction of the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project. The webcams offer 24-hour views of the Gerald Desmond Bridge construction area at …(Read Full Article) 

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