Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for June 8, 2018


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Can You Dig It?
By Chris Philips,
Managing Editor  
In mid-April, Nancy McLernon, president and CEO of Organization for International Investment, wrote a piece for the Wall Street Journal in which she claimed that only a handful of US ports could accommodate “the most modern transport ships.”

She blamed this lack of capacity on a shortage of US dredges, and singled out a 112-year-old law, the Foreign Dredge Act of 1906, as the culprit for our country’s sad state of port capacity.

Ms. McLernon claimed, as an example, that a deepening project at the Port of Savannah was two years late and almost 40 percent over budget, because “US dredging companies simply aren’t capable of meeting demand… 

Friday, June 8, 2018
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Story1New Tenant for Portland Business Park
By Karen Robes Meeks
The Port of Portland-owned Gresham Vista Business Park has announced a new tenant. U.K. synthetic diamond manufacturer Element Six, which is part of The De Beers Group…(Read full article)
Story2Olympia Executive Resigns
By Karen Robes Meeks
Last week, the Port of Olympia commission accepted the resignation of Executive Director Ed Galligan. The commission put Galligan on administrative leave last month to spark…(Read full article)
Story3Los Angeles Harbor Boulevard
Open for Business
By Karen Robes Meeks

Port of Los Angeles and civic leaders on Thursday feted the newly finished $15.6 million Harbor Boulevard Roadway… 
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Story4Port of San Francisco Adds Artwork
The Port of San Francisco has teamed up with the San Francisco Arts Commission on a new art installation that will serve as an official … (Read full article)

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