Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for October 28, 2014

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  • on October 28, 2014

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September 2014 Issue


The EPA and the Clean Water Act – Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game

By Isaak Hurst


On August 4, 2014, a tailings dam ruptured at the Mount Polley mine site, sending an initial estimate of 14.5 million cubic meters of mine waste into the salmon-rich waters of British Columbia’s Fraser River. Shortly after the spill, Imperial Metals Corp., the owner of the mine, revised these numbers to 25 million cubic meters of waste……(More)


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Matson Pleads Guilty to Harbor Spill

by Mark Edward Nero

Matson Inc. said Oct. 21 that it has pled guilty and agreed to pay $1 million to settle charges that it spilled more than 230,000 gallons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor in September 2013….(Read Full Article)



Crowley Barge Aiding Canal Expansion

by Mark Edward Nero

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s heavy lift barge 455-4 has successfully delivered the first in a series of new gates for the ongoing Panama Canal expansion, Crowley said Oct. 25…(Read Full Article)



Union Action Shuts Down Portland Terminal

by Mark Edward Nero

Work stoppages by members of two International Longshore & Warehouse Union locals shut down Terminal 6 at the Port of Portland for two days last week, according to terminal operator ICTSI….(Read Full Article)



Port of Everett Begins Snohomish River Dredging

by Mark Edward Nero

The Port of Everett, in partnership with the US Army Corps of Engineers, has begun maintenance dredging of the Snohomish River upstream and downstream settling basins…(Read Full Article)



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