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LA on hunt for port director

March 7 - Los Angeles' mayor, Eric Garcetti, has announced that a global executive search to fill the position of executive director at the Port of Los Angeles has got underway.

The Los Angeles board of harbour commissioners has established a search committee, including harbour commission president, Vilma Martinez, and commission vice president, David Arian, to oversee the process.

"The Port of Los Angeles is a critical economic driver of our region and plays a central role in LA's reputation as a global city and leading Pacific Rim trade gateway," said Garcetti.

"We will be searching for that uncommon executive who can embrace this dynamic and challenging environment, and help assure our continued position as the no. 1 container port in the US," added Martinez.

The recruitment firm Ralph Andersen & Associates has been retained to recruit and screen prospective qualifies candidates, while the committee will conduct interview and help narrow the field of candidates.

Nominations and submittals from interested candidates should be sent to by April 14, 2014.

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ALP wins FLNG towage contract

February 25 - The Netherlands-headquartered ALP Maritime Services has secured towing and positioning contracts for the Coral South floating LNG (FLNG) platform, which will enter service offshore Mozambique.
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POSH lands PFLNG Dua charters

February 25 - Petronas has awarded PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) two contracts related to the Petronas Floating Liquefied Natural Gas 2 (PFLNG Dua) project in Malaysia.
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