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Searsport residents aren’t ready to allow cruise ships to come to port

Bangor Daily News 09 Jun 2023
The Searsport Select Board approved a proposal in May to pursue the security clearance necessary to allow international ships to come to port ... The ship that’s requested to port in October was originally scheduled to dock in Bar Harbor, but wanted to change plans in light of rising concerns about the potential restrictions there.

Port of LA approves new budget, sees modest uptick in cargo for late 2023

Daily Breeze 08 Jun 2023
A $2 billion budget for 2023-24 was approved Wednesday, June 7, by the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners. The spending plan includes increases in port operational and public-access infrastructure. The unanimous vote came after a several-hours-long presentation by Port of Los Angeles Deputy Executive Director Marla Blevins.

TX Marine Warning and Forecast

Victoria Advocate 08 Jun 2023
Coastal waters from Port Mansfield TX to the Rio Grande River out ... Laguna Madre From The Arroyo Colorado To 5 NM North Of Port ... Laguna Madre From the Port Of Brownsville to the Arroyo Colorado ... extending from 6 nm southeast of Port Mansfield to 17 nm ...

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles holds change-of-command ceremony

American Press 08 Jun 2023
Rodriguez oversaw maritime operations over an 8,400 square mile area of responsibility in Southwest Louisiana, including Cameron Parish Port, the Port of the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, and West Calcasieu Port.

Report Points to Rudder Failure in 2022 Grounding of Hagen Oldendorff

The Maritime Executive 08 Jun 2023
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released a preliminary report on the grounding of bulk carrier Hagen Oldendorff in the port of Port Hedland in April 2022 saying that an initial review of the situation points towards “rudder failure” as the cause ... The pilot ordered port 10 degrees, followed by port 20 degrees.

Cocaine Seizures Spike in Sweden as Traffickers Seek Secondary Routes

InSight Crime 08 Jun 2023
Swedish customs seized 460 kilograms of cocaine in late April at the port of Helsingborg, across the Oresund strait from neighboring Denmark, to a government press release ... Friberg highlighted the port’s perimeter and fencing as weak, and said the harbor suffers from poor lighting and a lack of surveillance cameras.

Some terminal disruptions continue in Los Angeles, Long Beach ports

Orange County Register 06 Jun 2023
Fenix Marine Terminal closed its gates about mid-day Monday for the first shift, Port of L.A ... Fenix Marine Services at the Port of L.A ... Harbor Trucking Association CEO Matt Schrap said last-minute disruptions at the ports drives up costs for truckers and is challenging for the entire supply chain ... Port and surrounding communities.

OH Cleveland OH Zone Forecast

The Daily Independent - Ashland 06 Jun 2023
OH Cleveland OH Zone Forecast for Tuesday, June 6, 2023. 699 FPUS51 KCLE 061018. ZFPCLE. Zone Forecast Product for Northern Ohio and Northwest Pennsylvania. National Weather Service Cleveland OH. 618 AM EDT Tue Jun 6 2023. OHZ003-061815-. Lucas-. Including the city of Toledo ... Hazy ... cloudy ... Northeast ... Including the cities of Port Clinton, Oak Harbor, and Genoa.

Plans to better connect folks to San Pedro’s evolving landscape coming later this year

Press Telegram 05 Jun 2023
The contract with the firm conducting the study — SWA Group, Inc., which worked on Redondo Beach’s King Harbor — was set to run for a year, until this July, but has been extended until October, said Mike Galvin, director of waterfront and commercial real estate for the Port of Los Angeles.

Letter to Birdland | Hong Kong interlude

The News-Gazette 05 Jun 2023
My husband and I are on a train heading back to my Chinese campus from Hong Kong ... No matter ... Late, we walked downhill past the avenue lined with giant banyan trees toward the port for the evening light show set to music. The island lies across Victoria Harbor, and we stood and watched as the skyscrapers displayed animated colorful light shows ... .

PH companies significantly increase investments in climate action

The Manila Times 04 Jun 2023
Port industry's action vs ... The Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the flagship port of International Container Terminal Services, Inc ... The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has implemented ways to reduce plastic waste in the country's ports, including the Manila North Harbor, Batangas Port, and Cagayan de Oro (CDO) port.

Helen I Walsh-Boomgaard

Cadillac News 03 Jun 2023
She retired to Spring Lake with her husband Peter and then eventually to Palm Harbor, Florida. Helen is survived by her sons LTC (R) Guy Walsh and his family of Palm Harbor, Curt and Rick Walsh of Manton and Scott Walsh of New Port Richey Florida.

Work stoppages reported at LA, Long Beach ports as labor talks seem to stall

Press Telegram 03 Jun 2023
Ongoing labor negotiations between longshore workers and employers at West Coast ports, including in Long Beach and Los Angeles, may have stalled again this week — though the two sides also seem to be at odds over the current state of the talks ... An eventual contract would cover more than 22,000 longshore workers at 29 West Cost ports.

CA Marine Warning and Forecast

The Lawton Constitution 03 Jun 2023
CA Marine Warnings and Forecast for Sunday, June 4, 2023. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY. URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE. National Weather Service Eureka CA. 333 AM PDT Sat Jun 3 2023 ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING. TO 3 PM SUNDAY... THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the ... .

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