Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for February 17, 2017


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Fake News

By Chris Philips, Managing Editor

A news story in theWashington Post in mid-December detailed the efforts some scientists are making to ensure that “crucial climate measurements” don’t disappear under a “hostile” Trump administration.

The story went on to describe how these researchers with advanced degrees were holding events to copy data from government servers to private servers in a process they described as “guerilla archiving.” The irony of moving public data to private servers in order to protect the….


Friday, February 17, 2017

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Story1Vancouver USA Names 1st-Ever Female CEO

By Mark Edward Nero

On Feb. 14, the Port of Vancouver USA’s Board of Commissioners voted 2-1 to officially install interim CEO/Executive Director Julianna Marler into the job permanently, making her the first female CEO in the port’s 105-year history and one of just a handful of female port CEOs in the country…(Read full article)

Story2Samson Tug Runs Aground in Alaska

By Mark Edward Nero

The US Coast Guard says that the tug boat Samson Mariner, owned by the Samson Tug and Barge Company of Sitka, Alaska, ran aground on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 15 while towing a barge near north Tongass Narrows in Rosa Reef, Alaska…(Read full article)

Story3POLA Has Busiest January in Its History

By Mark Edward Nero

The Port of Los Angeles handled more than 826,600 TEUs last month, an increase of 17.4 percent compared to January 2016, according to data released Feb. 14… (Read full article)

Story4POLB Selects New Engineering Services Director

By Mark Edward Nero

On Feb. 13, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners officially selected Port of Long Beach senior executive Sean Gamette as the port’s new Managing Director of Engineering Services… (Read full article)

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