Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, May 20, 2014

    Subscribe toPacific Maritime Magazine PRINT EDITION April 2014 Issue    West Coast Ports Prepare for the Future   By Michael A. Moore   West Coast US ports from California to Alaska find themselves confronting a perfect storm of challenges coming from different directions – challenges that can become opportunities or disasters, depending on […]

News from the California Association of Harbor Masters & Port Captains

California Drought and Water News for May 20, 2014

Bloomberg News: California Drought Losses Half of Estimate on Farmer Groundwater Capital Press: State may curtail diversions from Calif. creeks California Water Blog: Severe drought impacts to Central Valley agriculture forecast this year Sacramento Bee: AM Alert: California water board considers drought cutbacks Reuters: California drought will cost thousands of farm jobs: study LA Times: Drought […]

East Bay Municipal Utility Job Openings for the Week of May 19, 2014

May 29th Coastal Conservancy Meeting Agenda

Please find below in PDF the agenda for the May 29th meeting of the California Coastal Conservancy May 29th Coastal Conservancy Meeting Agenda

Release of PIANC WG-report 150 ‘Sustainable Ports – A Guide for Port Authorities’

PIANC EnviCom Working Group report n°150 – ‘Sustainable Ports – A Guide for Port Authorities’ has been released today.  Please find below in PDF the press release dealing with this recently published report. PRESS RELEASE WG150  

California Water and Drought News for May 19, 2014

The Liberty Voice: California Drought Greatly Affecting Wildlife SFGate: Feinstein: Environmentalists no help on California drought Liberty Voice: California Viticulture Hit Hard by Drought The Modesto Bee: North Valley gets more water at expense of south California Economic Summit: Phil Isenberg says knowing who pays for your water could help end California’s water wars The […]

Dredged Material Management Office Meeting Agenda, May 21

The North Bay Leadership Council’s 2014 Economic Insight Conference

2014 Economic Insight Conference Banishing Business Bias The nuances of effective decision-making in an increasingly diverse professional world will play center stage in the North Bay Leadership Council’s annual Economic Insight Conference.  “Each year is a different issue around the economy,” said Cynthia Murray, president and CEO of NBLC. “This year is a bit of […]

Today’s Dredging-Related News

Dredging News Online: Senators Say Bill Will Benefit State’s Ports and Infrastructure  Second cutter suction dredger course held in the US American maritime industry converges on Capitol Hill US: Action needed to further improve management of hopper dredging US Ports welcome 2014 WRRDA Conference Committee Report New test facility will enhance ability to conduct sediment […]