Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for February 7, 2017


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Fake News
By Chris Philips, Managing Editor

A news story in the Washington 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 data was apparently lost on these erstwhile scientists.

Amid concerns among NOAA scientists about who Trump will pick to head the agency, another group….

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


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Story1Seattle Port Payments Challenged
by State Auditor

By Mark Edward Nero

The Washington State Auditor’s Office has challenged a one-time payment that the Port of Seattle made to exempt employees in December 2015 at the behest of recently-resigned CEO Ted Fick…(Read full article)

Story2Port of Oakland Outlines $600 Million Spending Plan

By Mark Edward Nero

The Port of Oakland on Feb. 3 outlined a $600 million spending plan for growth at the seaport…(Read full article)

Story3Trade Center Sets Annual Town Hall Date
By Mark Edward Nero

The Center for International Trade and Transportation, based in Long Beach, Calif. has scheduled its 2017 Town Hall event for March 30 at the Gerald Daniel Recital Hall on the campus of California State University, Long Beach… (Read full article)

Story4Mechanical Issues Temporarily Remove BC Ferries Vessel from Service
By Mark Edward Nero

BC Ferries, the contractor responsible for the delivery ferry service along coastal British Columbia, is temporarily removing one of its vessels from service due to mechanical issues… (Read full article)

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