Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for December 5, 2014

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  • on December 5, 2014

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December 2014 Issue


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By Chris Philips, Managing Editor



The US Senate has once again blocked the final permit allowing the completion of the Keystone XL pipeline. I heard the news in Hong Kong, where I was attending the fourth annual Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference (ALMC), at the invitation of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. ….(More)


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PMM Online – Friday, December 5, 2014:

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USCG Investigating LA Port Fireboat Units

by Mark Nero

The US Coast Guard is investigating whether members of fireboat units stationed near the Port of Los Angeles improperly obtained Coast Guard licenses required by the City of Los Angeles, according to a leaked LA Fire Dept. memo…(Read Full Article)



Jensen Maritime Designs New ASD Tugs

by Mark Edward Nero

Jensen Maritime, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, said Dec. 2 that it is providing designs for two new Azimuthing Stern Drive, 5,360 horsepower tugboats for New Orleans-based Crescent Towing….(Read Full Article)



Willard Marine to Design NOAA Rescue Boats

by Mark Edward Nero

Southern California-based boat design and manufacturing company Willard Marine said in late November that it has been awarded contracts to develop two new sizes of Safety of Life At Sea (SOLAS) Fast Rescue Boats for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association…(Read Full Article)



POLB Names 2 More Division Heads

by Mark Edward Nero

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has named new directors for the port’s Construction Management and Information Management divisions, the port said Dec. 2…(Read Full Article)




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