Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for May 30, 2017

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Inter-Service Cooperation 
By Chris Philips, Managing Editor  
Earlier this year, when President Trump announced the addition of $54 billion in added Defense Department spending for the Navy, Air Force, Army and Marine Corps, the US Coast Guard was notable in its absence. Meanwhile, many, including Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft and Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan, were rightfully concerned that cuts in the Department of Homeland Security would strip the Coast Guard of much needed operating capital.
In late March, however, the Homeland Security Department confirmed that the White House’s…
 Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Story1Port of Portland Picks New Executive Director
By Mark Edward Nero
The Port of Portland Commission said May 23 that it has selected Curtis Robinhold as the next executive director for the Port of Portland. …(Read full article)
Story2Seattle Port, Norwegian Cruise Lines Reopen Pier 66 Terminal
By Mark Edward Nero
On May 23, the Port of Seattle and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings publicly debuted the renovated Bell Street Cruise Terminal at the port’s pier 66 building. About $30 million dollars in improvements were made to the terminal as part of a joint agreement…(Read full article)
Story3Commercial Fishing Vessel Runs Aground in Southern California
By Mark Edward Nero

A commercial fishing vessel ran aground during the early morning hours of May 28 near Ventura Harbor, about nine miles north of the Port of Hueneme in Southern California, according to the US Coast Guard…. 
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Story4Crowley Receives Alaska Safe Truck Fleet Award
By Mark Edward Nero

Alaska-based Crowley Fuels has been honored with the ConocoPhillips/Alaska Trucking Association “Alaska Safe Truck Fleet of the Year” award in the Line Haul Division… 
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