Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online, May 2, 2014

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  • on May 2, 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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Truckers Stage 2-Day Picket SoCal Container Terminals

Dozens of truck drivers serving the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach returned to work April 30 after a 48-hour unfair labor practice strike that marked an escalation in the nonunion …(Read Full Article) 



LA Mayor Suggests Port ‘Integrate’
with Long Beach

by Mark Edward Nero

On the heels of a report by an independent commission that urged the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to merge, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti this week expressed his desire that the adjoining ports work together …(Read Full Article) 




Saltchuk Land Purchase Deal Falls Through

by Mark Edward Nero


Seattle-based shipping and logistics company Saltchuk Resources has terminated a purchase and sales agreement with Kimberly-Clark for the purchase of a 66-acre property on the Everett waterfront, the company …(Read Full Article)


Royal Caribbean CEO Honored
for Environmental Efforts

by Mark Edward Nero


Royal Caribbean Cruises Chairman and CEO Richard Fain, has been selected by the chair of the Federal Maritime Commission to receive an Earth Day Award for environmental efforts, the Commission …(Read Full Article)