Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for September 12, 2014

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  • on September 12, 2014
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Fidley Watch:
By Chris Philips
Managing Editor  
Last week a subscriber who is a longshoreman at the Port of Los Angeles alerted us to a 9,000-TEU container carrier that was “yellow flagged” because of a gypsy moth infestation discovered by US Customs and Border Protection agents. Not to worry – the ship was quarantined and fumigated, and subsequently released…….(More) 

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   PMM Online – Friday, September 12, 2014:
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Seattle Port Receives $20 Million Grant
by Mark Edward Nero
The Port of Seattle will receive $20 million from the US Department of Transportation as part of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program, Sen. Patty Murray revealed Sept. 9…(Read Full Article) 


‘Ocean Three’ Seals Global Alliance
by Mark Edward Nero
The CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping company, announced Sept. 8 the signing of three major agreements with United Arab Shipping Corp. (UASC) and China Shipping Container Line (CSCL)…(Read Full Article) 


Port Metro Vancouver Launches New Support Vessels
by Mark Edward Nero
Port Metro Vancouver on Sept. 9 unveiled two new patrol vessels, as well as other operations and security assets, expected to help maintain the safe, secure, efficient and reliable movement of marine traffic and cargo within Port Metro Vancouver’s jurisdiction….(Read Full Article) 


Longview Official: Terminal Talks Progressing
by Mark Edward Nero
Two months after saying negotiations with a Texas company that wants to build a propane and butane export terminal at the port have gone poorly, Port of Longview officials are saying that progress has been made…(Read Full Article) 

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