Pacific Maritime Magazine – October 20, 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…

Friday, October 20, 2017

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Story1Los Angeles Port Rescue

By Karen Robes Meeks

Officers with the Los Angeles Port Police Marine Division recently rescued a man who was thrown off his boat near Angels Gate lighthouse…(Read full article)

Story2Long Beach Port Clean Air

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Long Beach has funded nine air filtration projects totaling $743,631 to help improve the health of children, seniors and those communities affected by port operations…(Read full article)

Story3NW Seaport Alliance Fiscal Meetings
By Karen Robes Meeks

Beginning next week, the Northwest Seaport Alliance’s managing members will host two public meetings to examine the alliance’s 2018 fiscal plan… (Read full article)

Story4New Seattle Maritime Director
By Karen Robes Meeks

Stephanie Jones Stebbins is the Port of Seattle’s new managing director of its Maritime Division… (Read full article)

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