Pacific Maritime Magazine Online for January 25, 2019


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All the Fish
in the Sea
By Chris Philips,
Managing Editor
The council of the European Union is taking action to reduce plastic pollution by banning the use of plastic and Styrofoam products such as cutlery, plates, straws and food containers, including many that were made to be biodegradable.

According to Bloomberg News, about 6.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste have been generated in the world so far, and the EU claims that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans. We wonder why they didn’t add plastic day-glow safety vests …

Friday, January 25, 2019

Everett Approved for Short Sea Shipping

Long Beach Sets Box Record

Oakland Commits to 5-Year Strategy

Boat Launch Opens at San Diego

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Story1Everett Approved for Short Sea Shipping
By Karen Robes Meeks

The US Secretary of Transportation has designated the Port of Everett as a Federal Maritime Administration Marine Highway Project for… (Read full article)

Story2Long Beach Sets Box Record
By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Long Beach has exceeded eight million TEUs for the first time in history, Executive Director Mario Cordero said Wednesday to… (Read full article)

Story3Oakland Commits to 5-Year Strategy
By Karen Robes Meeks

Despite an uncertain freight future brought on by a US-China trade war, the Port of Oakland will press forward with its five-year Growth with Care strategy, Maritime Director… (Read full article)

Story4Boat Launch Opens at San Diego
By Karen Robes Meeks

Port of San Diego on Tuesday celebrated the new and improved Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility, considered one of California’s busiest… (Read full article)

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