Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for October 10, 2014

  • by BPC Staff
  • on October 12, 2014




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Fidley Watch: A Gentle Breeze


By Chris Philips
Managing Editor


As technology continues to advance, maritime software companies are adapting their products to the demands of today’s generation of mariners, longshoremen and naval architects. From programs that plan container stowage or maintenance routines and inspections to full-fledged ship design software, today’s systems are changing the interactions between hardware, software and the user….(More)



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Seattle, Tacoma Ports Announce Strategic Alliance

by Mark Edward Nero


The Seattle and Tacoma ports said Oct. 7 that they plan to unify the management of their marine cargo terminals and related functions under a single seaport alliance, with the goal being to strengthen the Puget Sound gateway and attract more marine cargo for the region…(Read Full Article)




Canpotex Expanding Portland Terminal Ops

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Portland, already the largest gateway on the US West Coast for bulk mineral exports, is expected to become even more diversified thanks to a new expansion of the Canpotex Ltd. potash export facility at the port’s marine Terminal 5 in the Rivergate Industrial District….(Read Full Article)





2M Alliance Wins US Approval

by Mark Edward Nero


The Federal Maritime Commission on Oct. 8 approved the formation of a new vessel sharing agreement between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co., dubbed the 2M Alliance by the two shipping companies….(Read Full Article)




POLB Weighs Congestion Relief Measures

by Mark Edward Nero


Port of Long Beach leadership said Oct. 8 that it’s addressing the months-long issue of cargo traffic congestion at its terminals by, among other things, identifying key issues with tenants and key stakeholders to seek solutions….(Read Full Article)


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