JANUARY 21, 2015

AIRPORTS 

Bellingham airport committee faces criticism, offers suggestions on noise, trailsA group formed to make recommendations for Bellingham’s airport has suggested the Port of Bellingham increase its study of noise impacts and work with the city and county to ensure the airport grows with the community.

 

 

ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES 

Guest Editorial: Seattle Port Commissioners Turn a Blind Eye to Climate ChangeDrilling for oil in the Arctic is incredibly expensive and risky, and thus far has proven unsuccessful. And yet Seattle port commissioners have offered to house Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet.

 

 

MARINE TERMINALS 

US West Coast marine terminals resume daytime shifts Terminal operators resumed daytime vessel unloading Tuesday after a one-day hiatus, but otherwise it was status quo at all U.S. West Coast ports. 

Agency OKs preparation for oil terminal trialIt says environmental groups’ concerns are unwarranted.

 

 

TRADE 

Puget Sound Seaport Alliance issues first combined container numbersThe ports of Seattle and Tacoma took a symbolic step toward maritime collaboration Tuesday, by releasing joint statistics on container traffic for the first time.

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