Category Archives: Marine

Safety is our top priority

The Vancouver Energy crude-oil-by-rail terminal at the Port of Vancouver USA is committed to public safety and environmental protection in transportation, operations and every other aspect of the project.
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Maritime remains key to WA economy

The Seattle Times’ business columnist Jon Talton reports that even in the age of information technology, the maritime sector remains a key industry for our state. The story goes on to list the numerous benefits to Washington, such as offering high-paying jobs and connecting the state to global markets.
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State needs maritime infrastructure

David Matsuda, former U.S. Maritime Administrator under President Obama, wrote recently in The Hill about the state of Washington’s need for more port and maritime infrastructure. Matsuda was also the co-author of a report last fall from the Washington Maritime Federation about how state leaders can help’s the state’s maritime industry.
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Labor, Business Leaders Support Permit

Labor and business leaders spoke at a public hearing today in support of Vancouver Energy’s construction stormwater permit. To learn more about Vancouver Energy’s commitment to stormwater management, listen to this interview on KXL-FM with Tesoro Consulting Environmental Engineer Doug Price.
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Terminal commits to more safety measures

Safety commitments, rail safety and economic need were among the topics discussed during the last two days of testimony at the adjudication proceedings. Jared Larrabee, General Manager of Vancouver Energy, announced that Vancouver Energy has committed to several new safety measures for the proposed terminal. The revised application can be seen in full here.
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Experts tout terminal benefits

More than 20 experts cover topics that include engineering, economics, marine science, rail safety and logistics testifying in favor of the project in the first phase of adjudicative proceedings of the Washington State Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) held in Vancouver and Olympia.
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Terminal meets air quality standards

Vessel loading and air quality were among the topics covered on Day Three of the adjudicative proceedings.
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