Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for February 21, 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….


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Story1Trump Appointee Takes Over as Acting Maritime Commission Chair

By Mark Edward Nero

On Feb. 15, Michael Khouri presided over his first meeting as Acting Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission, taking over from former chair Mario Cordero…(Read full article)

Story2Seaport Alliance Sees Monthly Cargo Volumes Increases

By Mark Edward Nero

The Northwest Seaport Alliance kicked off the first month of 2017 with a 17 percent growth in container cargo for January, according to newly released data…(Read full article)

Story3Foss’ Third Arctic Class Ocean Tug Nearly Complete

By Mark Edward Nero

Foss Maritime has released two time-lapse videos of the construction of the third of three state-of-the-art 132-foot Arctic Class tugs being built at the Rainier, Oregon shipyard… (Read full article)

Story4Vancouver USA Announces Public Tour Dates

By Mark Edward Nero

On Feb. 16, the Port of Vancouver USA announced that due to popularity, it would host 10 free public tours in 2017 — two more than it did in 2016… (Read full article)

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