Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for November 7, 2014

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  • on November 7, 2014

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Sally Ride’s Legacy Lives On in AGOR 28

By Kathleen Gleaves


Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research vessel (AGOR 28) began its life as the R/V Sally Rideon August 9th, 2014, with the traditional crack of the champagne bottle. But that’s where its comparison to “traditional” ends. TheR/V Sally Ride is the latest high-tech vessel constructed for the Office of Naval Research at Dakota Creek Industries (DCI) shipyard in Anacortes, Washington. The Sally Ride is the first research vessel named after a woman, a fitting tribute to the first American woman in space. ……(More)


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Carnival Cruise Lines CEO Retiring

by Mark Edward Nero

Carnival Cruise Lines president and CEO Gerry Cahill said Oct. 30 that after 20 years with the company, he’s retiring as of Nov. 30….(Read Full Article)



PMA Accuses ILWU of Work Slowdown

by Mark Edward Nero

The Pacific Maritime Association is accusing the International Longshore & Warehouse Union of reneging on an agreement to continue normal operations while the two sides are engaged in contract negotiations, and orchestrating work slowdowns at two Pacific Northwest seaports…(Read Full Article)



Rapp Marine Unifies Divisions

by Mark Edward Nero

Rapp Marine Group, which engineers, manufactures, and sells winches and cranes for fishing, research and offshore vessels, has unified its subsidiaries under the Rapp Marine name…(Read Full Article)



Shipco CEO Named ‘Person of Year’

by Mark Edward Nero

Klaus Jepsen, Group CEO of Shipco Transport, has been named Person of the Year by the New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Association and will be honored at the Association’s 98th annual dinner, planned for Feb. 5, 2015 in New York….(Read Full Article)


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