Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for October 3, 2014

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  • on October 3, 2014
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September 2014 Issue 

Europe is Breaking the Egg
By John E. Graykowski 
We may soon be able to retire the tiresome “chicken and egg” cliché to describe LNG development, since there has been movement in the last year in Europe and the United States that indicates the circle may be breaking; but it’s too soon to tell whether the movement is temporary or permanent. What is apparent, however, it that Europe has moved forward in a more focused and strategic way, to create LNG infrastructure and markets, which is yielding results. …(More) 

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Foundation Laid for New Harbor Bridge
by Mark Edward Nero
Port of Long Beach, City of Long Beach and California Dept. of Transportation officials, along with a team of builders and designers, recently commemorated a key milestone in the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project: construction of the first set of bridge foundations….(Read Full Article) 


Study: $4.3 Billion Economic Impact from Seattle, Tacoma Ports
by Mark Edward Nero
Marine cargo operations at the ports of Seattle and Tacoma supported more than 48,000 jobs in 2013 and generated nearly $4.3 billion in economic activity, according to a new study commissioned jointly by the two ports….(Read Full Article) 


Metro Vancouver Incentive Program Wins Award
by Mark Edward Nero
Port Metro Vancouver, Canada’s largest seaport, has won an award for its “Container Vessel On Time Performance Incentive Program,” which rewards container vessel operators that arrive within eight hours of their berth window start….(Read Full Article) 


Mitsui OSK Merges Group Companies
by Mark Edward Nero
International shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines on Oct. 1 announced the merger of two subsidiaries, maritime consulting firm MOL Marine Consulting, Ltd. and ship management company MOL Cable Ship Ltd., effective immediately….(Read Full Article) 


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