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#Boating, Maritime & Port

Oakland Port Cargo Volume Hit All-time High in 2018
“Last year was the busiest one ever at the Port for a variety of reasons,” said Port of Oakland Maritime Director John Driscoll. “Our objective now is to build on this performance to grow import and export volume.” The Port of Oakland oversees the ...
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If 2018 was the tipping point for LNG as a marine fuel, 2019 will be the year of acceleration
European regional port pioneers of LNG operations in the Baltic and ... Legislators at the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC)’s 73rd session in October confirmed the ban on carrying non-IMO ...
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Garfield Irvin: Marine Terminal Manager
is marine terminal manager for the regasification LNG plant, a position he has held for the past two years. Career & Education (C&E) sat down with the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU ...
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Mobile Harbor Crane Arrives at Port Canaveral
To accommodate more cargo as part of an overall infrastructure improvement plan to maximize existing bulkhead space, the Port recently modernized North Cargo Berths 1 and 2, adding new concrete decks, marine fenders, bollards and concrete curbs.
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Port of Oakland: 'Trade Outlook Hazy'
Maritime Director John Driscoll acknowledged ... and •Completion of a project that doubled the size of Oakland’s TraPac marine terminal. As the Port took steps to expand its business, it simultaneously addressed the impact on communities, Mr. Driscoll ...
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Night voyages across the Channel: Frigid water, flimsy boats
French border police and maritime officials are patrolling the land ... stolen in November from Boulogne-Sur-Mer reached Britain, and boats have been tampered with in the small French port of Gravelines, between Calais and Dunkirk. Toulliou said no ...
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Maritime rule change could push up costs
An obscure ruling by the International Maritime Organization, the United Nations agency that regulates shipping, could rock the global economy next year. The ruling — known as IMO 2020 — could send the cost of marine ... and out of port, and even ...
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French step up security to stop migrant boats in the Channel
and boats were tampered with in the small pleasure port of Gravelines, between Calais and Dunkirk. Reinforced security also means foot patrols on beaches, sometimes with helicopter support, and patrols on the Channel itself by France's Maritime Prefecture ...
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Singapore 2018 marine fuel sales fall two percent from a year ago
Sales of marine fuels in Singapore, the world’s biggest ship fuelling port by volume, totalled 49.8 million tonnes in 2018, down 2 percent from a record volume the year before, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said. “Singapore ...
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Palisadoes boat audit reveals that only 3 vessels licensed to transport passengers
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A just-completed audit by the Maritime Authority of Jamaica ... and Mining Robert Montague after a boat capsized in Port Royal, leaving two of the 13 people on board dead ...
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