Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for September 16, 2014

NEW PMM Banner

Sign up for our email newsletter
Subscribe to
Pacific Maritime Magazine
August 2014 Issue 

Ocean and Coastal Towing
By Jim Shaw 
The ocean and coastal towing sector on the West Coast is usually seen as the rather routine business of moving barges, plus the occasional dead ship, coastwise and to and from the 49th and 50th states, but the energy industry is changing all of that, as is ATB development….(More) 

PMM Online is produced by Philips Publishing Group
Philps Publishing Group
   PMM Online – Tuesday, September 16, 2014:
Have a news tip to share? Contact maritime journalist Mark Edward or (562) 508-7866. 

Send to a Colleague                                     

PNW Ports Receive Environmental Awards
by Mark Edward Nero
The Port of Portland and Port of Tacoma have been named among the recipients of the American Association of Port Authorities’ Environmental Achievement Awards for their efforts to better understand initiatives and trends in environmental protection and enhancement at ports around the globe…(Read Full Article) 


Report: Cruise Lines Important to US Economy
by Mark Edward Nero
New data released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Sept. 15 show that the North American cruise industry continued to expand in 2013, generating employment, income and other economic benefits throughout the US economy…(Read Full Article) 


POLA August Container Volumes Up Nearly 7 Percent
by Mark Edward Nero
Overall containerized cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles increased 6.7 percent in August 2014 compared to August 2013, according to newly-released data….(Read Full Article) 


Seattle Commission Formally Appoints Port CEO
by Mark Edward Nero
The Port of Seattle Commission on Sept. 11 voted to formally appoint Ted J. Fick as the port’s new Chief Executive Officer; his selection was announced in August. Fick officially takes over for the retiring Tay Yoshitani on Sept. 29….(Read Full Article) 

Tags: ,