Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for February 24, 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 24, 2017

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Story1Bulk Carrier Detained in Longview, Washington

By Mark Edward Nero

Substandard safety issues onboard the bulk carrier Iolcos Commander has resulted in the vessel being detained by the US Coast Guard in Longview, Wash…(Read full article)

Story2Newest Harley Marine Tug Begins Service

By Mark Edward Nero

The M/V Earl W Redd, the newest addition to the Harley Marine fleet of tugboats, is currently completing sea trials and preparing to enter service under the flag of Harley’s Olympic Tug & Barge unit…(Read full article)

Story3Portland Auto Exports Up 11 Percent

By Mark Edward Nero

In calendar year 2016, 291,000 vehicles rolled through Port of Portland, Oregon terminals to foreign markets and from domestic manufacturers, representing an 11 percent increase over 2015, according to the port’s annual year-end report, released Feb. 14… (Read full article)

Story4Neeser Re-elected Port of Vancouver
Board Chair

By Mark Edward Nero

The body that oversees operations at the Port of Vancouver in British Columbia has re-elected Craig Neeser to serve as chair for a fourth term, commencing March 1, 2017… (Read full article)

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