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Coos Bay Longshore union creates scholarship endowment

Henry Hansen, along with other members of ILWU Local 12, successfully advocated for establishment of the college more than 50 years ago, urging the Oregon Legislature to authorize community colleges. Local 12 members collected signatures to bring the issue to a public vote to start the college in Coos Bay. Southwestern was established in […]

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Brazilian port concession program moves forward

Excerpts from the Journal of Commerce:

After more than 18 months of delays, the much heralded first phase of Brazil’s more than Reais 10 billion ($3.36 billion) port concession program received the go-ahead to proceed from the Tribunal de Contas da Uniao.

The TCU, a Brasilia-based watchdog over national and international concession processes, in the […]

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Pasha Hawaii gains second ConRo vessel

VT Halter Marine has delivered the M/V Marjorie C combination container and roll-on / roll-off (ConRo) vessel to Honolulu-based Pasha Hawaii. The Marjorie C ConRo vessel was designed by Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia and built by VT Halter Marine. Courtesy of Pasha Hawaii.

Marjorie C will join its sister ship M/V Jean Anne, also […]

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