Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for October 21, 2014

  • by BPC Staff
  • on October 21, 2014




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California’s Smaller Ports Handling Bulk and Breakbulk


By Jim Shaw


California’s large ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland are well known for their container handling clout but the Golden State also has a number of smaller ports that are efficient cargo handlers in their own right, and many cater to the bulk, breakbulk and neo-bulk cargoes that the bigger ports sometimes shun. ….(More)



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Foss Tows Incapacitated Cargo Ship

by Mark Edward Nero


An incapacitated Russian cargo ship that had lost power due to mechanical failure after leaving the Port of Everett, Washington was towed to the Port of Prince Rupert by a Foss Maritime tug on Oct. 20 after drifting for nearly three days….(Read Full Article)




POLB Temporarily Extends Demurrage Window

by Mark Edward Nero


From now through the end of October, containers imported into the Port of Long Beach will have an extra three days that they can remain on the docks before fees kick in, the port revealed Oct. 17…(Read Full Article)





Tacoma’s Cargo Surges; Seattle’s Drops

by Mark Edward Nero


Container volumes through the Port of Tacoma surged in September, posting a 20 percent gain over the same month last year, according to newly-released data. The port handled 225,890 TEUs last month, making it the busiest month since September 2005 when 216,430 TEUs were handled….(Read Full Article)




OOCL Exec Honored By POLB

by Mark Edward Nero

Orient Overseas Container Line CEO and Managing Director Andy Tung was presented with the “Port Pilot Award” by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Oct. 20….(Read Full Article)



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