Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for August 1, 2017

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By Chris Philips, Managing Editor  
In 1994, the US Coast Guard stopped training its cadets in Morse code and changed the name of the rating from “radioman” to “information systems technician.”

In 2010 the Coast Guard Navigation Center in Alexandria, Virginia coordinated the shutdown of the North American Long Range Navigation-C signal.

The reason for both of these actions was the advent of modern technology. While some may disagree with the decision, one can be sure that modern technology has taken the place of the older systems…. 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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Story1D-Day Westport
By Karen Robes Meeks
The US Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and Washington National Guard conducted an emergency preparedness-training event this morning, August 1, at the Westport Marina in the Port of Grays Harbor…(Read full article)
Story2USCG Cracking Down on Illegal Charters
By Karen Robes Meeks
The US Coast Guard is warning vessel operators and the general public to be on the lookout for illegal charter boats operating in the San Diego area…(Read full article)
Story3New Long Beach Commissioners
By Karen Robes Meeks

Lou Anne Bynum and Tracy Egoscue have been elected to serve as president and vice president, respectively, of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners… 
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Story4Anacortes Port Partner Awards
By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Anacortes recently honored Port Partner Awards recipients at the Waterfront Festival Kick-off Dinner in the Port’s Transit Shed Event Center… 
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