Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, April 29, 2014

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  • on April 29, 2014
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E-Nav Data as Evidence


By Michael A. Moore


The e-navigation revolution is making waves in more places than the bridges of commercial vessels – electronic technology leaves trails of data and has become accepted in courtrooms as evidence. 


Most definitions of e-nav focus on the hardware – the use of an electronic display or ECDIS, that shows electronic navigation charts as a replacement for paper charts. 


The US Committee on the Marine Transportation System’s e-Navigation Task Team shifts the focus away from hardware and states that e-nav is not about equipment, but about the integration of information. 


There is and will be no such thing … (More) 


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German Shipper Fined for Oil Leaks at POLB

A German shipping company has been sentenced to pay a total of $1.25 million in fines and penalties after pleading guilty to two felony environmental charges related to a cargo ship that entered …(Read Full Article) 



Cargo Ship Commissioned at Port of Hueneme

by Mark Edward Nero

On April 25, the Port of Hueneme utilized the Hamburg Süd cargo vessel M/V Cap Palmerston during a ribbon cutting ceremony to introduce and test the port’s recently installed grid-based shore power system…(Read Full Article) 




POLA to Award $1 Million in Community Grants

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Los Angeles says it will soon make available $1 million in community grants to support initiatives, programs and events benefiting Los Angeles Harbor communities and the LA Waterfront, under its second…(Read Full Article)


Seattle Reschedules Port Trucker Meeting

by Mark Edward Nero


The Port of Seattle has rescheduled a meeting with drayage truckers regarding the port’s new Truck Scrapping & Replacement Program, known as ScRAPS 2. The meeting, originally planned …(Read Full Article)