Pacific Maritime Magazine for October 10, 2017




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By Chris Philips, Managing Editor  

By now the damage from two deadly hurricanes has been assessed, and the states of Texas and Florida are cleaning up and rebuilding in the aftermath of the Harvey/Irma one-two punch.

The first storm to hit the US mainland, Harvey, made landfall the night of Friday, August 25th, as a Category 4 hurricane, when the eye of the storm came ashore near Corpus Christi, Texas. By 11:00 pm, sustained winds were reported at 102 mph, gusting to 132 mph.

Sunday evening, as much of the state of Texas was reeling from the force of the blow, the government of Mexico issued a press release taking the opportunity “…to express its full solidarity with the people and government of the United States for the damages caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, and to offer the US government all the help and cooperation that can be provided by the different Mexican government agencies to deal with the impacts of this natural disaster…

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

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Story1Port of Kalama Develops Recreational Areas

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Kalama has begun a series of construction and renovation projects aimed at improving the experience at riverfront recreational areas…(Read full article)

Story2Stockton Commissioner Named APP President

By Karen Robes Meeks

Port of Stockton Commissioner Dr. Elizabeth Blanchard was recently named president of the Association of Pacific Ports (APP) for 2017-18…(Read full article)

Story3Olympia Cleanup Planned
By Karen Robes Meeks

Work to clear out contamination of various East Bay properties in downtown Olympia is expected to be completed later this month, according to the Port of Olympia… (Read full article)

Story4Seattle Marks Millionth Passenger
By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Seattle recently received its millionth passenger to come through Seattle’s cruise terminals during the 2017 season, a first for the port… (Read full article)

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