Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for August 3, 2018


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By Chris Philips, 
Managing Editor  
As the joke goes, cattle roam in herds, a group of geese is a gaggle, and a collection of hybrid cars is a smug. Spend any time on Interstate 5 between the Canadian and Mexican borders and you’ll likely be caught in a smug of Toyota Prius hybrids, many of which are owned and operated by government agencies.

We don’t intend to argue the merits of hybrid vs. gasoline or electric, but have long been surprised by the vehemence with which environmentalists condemn ocean-going (and port befouling) vessels while driving their wasteful hybrids up and down the freeway.

Yes wasteful. After years of educated guessing, we conducted a brief and simple exercise to determine just how bad a Prius is for the planet. 

We couldn’t really compare the 18,000-TEU
CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin with your neighbor’s hybrid on a trip to Costco, so we did the best we could with the data at hand. We compared a modern car carrier… 
Friday, August 3, 2018
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Story1New APL Chassis Partner
By Karen Robes Meeks
American Intermodal Management (AIM) has recently announced a new partnership with APL in which AIM will provide a fleet of new technology-equipped chassis for APL’s new Eagle Express X (EXX) service… (Read full article)
Story2Eco-Friendly Pilings for Hueneme
By Karen Robes Meeks
Slated to start this summer, a new harbor deepening project at the Port of Hueneme will be built with eco-friendly, non-chemically treated pilings manufactured by Bedford Technology. ..(Read full article)
Story3Port of LA Technology Contest
By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Antwerp in Belgium will host this fall an international “Hackathon”, a technology contest formed under the chainPORT initiative… 
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Story4Dole, San Diego Promote “Sustainable” Equipment
By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of San Diego and the San Diego Port Tenants Association recently celebrated the arrival of Dole Fresh Fruit’s new sustainable-freight vehicles. .. 
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Story511th Annual Bob Magee Memorial 
Golf Tournament
11th Annual Bob Magee Memorial Golf Tournament  
Mount Si Golf Course – Snoqualmie, Washington
August 30th –  10:00am Shotgun Start 
This tournament honors Bob Magee’s commitment, dedication and support for the Youth Maritime Training Activities (YMTA) and the Puget Sound Maritime Community. We are privileged to have Bob’s name associated with the tournament. Proceeds will go to YMTA.

We are Seeking Golfers and Sponsors – Great Golf for a Great Cause! 

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