Pacific Maritime Magazine Online News for April 26, 2016


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60 Years of Containers:
The Pioneers in the Pacific Northwest

On April 26, 1956, the Pan-Atlantic Steamship tanker Ideal-X sailed from Newark, New Jersey to Houston with a deckload of 58 33-foot containers for the company’s new Sea-Land Service. The date is the generally acknowledged start of containerization. 10 years later, in 1966, Sea-Land expanded across both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. 2016 is the 60th anniversary of the Ideal-X sailing and the 50th anniversary of the container’s global expansion…MORE
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Story1NASSCO Christens LNG-Ready Tanker
By Mark Edward Nero

On April 23, General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a christening ceremony for the second ECO Class tanker for American Petroleum Tankers under construction at the company’s shipyard in San Diego…(Read full article)

Story2Trucker Creates Container Exchange App
By Mark Edward Nero

A new mobile phone application – the brainchild of a harbor driver – has been developed to get truckers out of line at the Port of Oakland….(Read full article)

Story3Ferry Returns to Service After Upgrade
By Mark Edward Nero

ABC Ferries’ Queen of Cumberland has just completed a major mid-life upgrade and was returned to regular service on the company’s Swartz Bay – Southern Gulf Islands route on April 22…” (Read full article)

Story4USCG Warns of False Mayday Calls
By Mark Edward Nero

The US Coast Guard sent out a warning on April 22 about false mayday reports after Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center personnel received four potentially false mayday calls in the past two weeks…” (Read full article)

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