Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for October 31, 2014

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  • on October 31, 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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Metro Vancouver Completes Overpass Project

by Mark Edward Nero

Port Metro Vancouver on Oct. 24 celebrated the completion of the new Roberts Bank Causeway Overpass, a major infrastructure project that is expected to improve container handling capacity at Canada’s largest container terminal…(Read Full Article)



San Diego Port Finances Rebound

by Mark Edward Nero

CThe Port of San Diego generated a $12.5 million surplus during the 12 months ending June 30, 2014, the port’s Board of Port Commissioners was told during it Oct. 14 meeting…(Read Full Article)



Waterways Assn. Announces Award Winners

by Mark Edward Nero

The Pacific Northwest Waterways Association, a nonprofit trade association that advocates for federal policies and funding in support of regional economic development, recently honored five people for their contributions to the Northwest navigation, energy, irrigation and recreation communities….(Read Full Article)



2014 Seattle Cruise Season Exceeds Estimates

by Mark Edward Nero

Port of Seattle cruise terminals welcomed 179 vessel calls and 823,780 revenue passengers in 2014, according to port data, with each cruise vessel bringing in an estimated $2.2 million for the local economy…(Read Full Article)


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