Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for June 9, 2017

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Good News for the Maritime Industry 
By Chris Philips, Managing Editor  
“Out of the five branches of our Armed Services, it’s only the Coast Guard that has the power to break through 21 feet of rock-solid Arctic ice, right? You’re the only ones. And I’m proud to say that under my administration, as you just heard, we will be building the first new heavy icebreakers the United States has seen in over 40 years. We’re going to build many of them.”

These were the words of…
 Friday, June 9, 2017
Have a news tip to share? Send an email to Karen Robes Meeks
Our new Pacific Maritime Magazine California Contributing Editor Karen Robes Meeks spent several years covering the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California for the Long Beach Press-Telegram and our sister publication Fishermen’s News.

She can be reached at or (562) 472-6341. 
Story1Faster Clearance at Long Beach
By Karen Robes Meeks
After an extensive facility expansion, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently reopened its Global Entry Enrollment Center at the Port of Long Beach…(Read full article)
Story2Cleaner Exhaust for Matson Alaska
By Karen Robes Meeks
Hawaii-based shipper Matson has been investing more than $700 million in facility upgrades and purchases in the last two years to enter the Alaskan market, according to a May 23 story by theAlaska Dispatch News(Read full article)
Story3New Business at Grays Harbor
By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Grays Harbor’s Satsop Business Park recently welcomed its newest tenant with the grand opening of’s “Evergreen” Customer Care Call Center… 
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