Pacific Maritime Magazine News Online for October 14, 2014

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  • on October 14, 2014




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Fidley Watch: A Gentle Breeze


By Chris Philips
Managing Editor


As technology continues to advance, maritime software companies are adapting their products to the demands of today’s generation of mariners, longshoremen and naval architects. From programs that plan container stowage or maintenance routines and inspections to full-fledged ship design software, today’s systems are changing the interactions between hardware, software and the user….(More)



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PMM Online – Tuesday, October 14, 2014:

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NRF Urges PMA, ILWU to Agree

by Mark Edward Nero


Six months after it sent a letter to the Pacific Maritime Association and International Longshore & Warehouse Union urging them to hammer out a labor contract, the National Retail Federation has done so again….(Read Full Article)




Truck Chassis Owners Adding to LA/LB Fleets

by Mark Edward Nero


As a result of talks aimed at relieving congestion at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, two truck chassis leasing companies, DCLI and TRAC, say they’ll add more than 3,000 chassis to their local fleet over the next few weeks to match supply and demand…(Read Full Article)





FMC Fines NVOCCs for Shipping Act Violations

by Mark Edward Nero


The Federal Maritime Commission said Oct. 10 that it has fined seven companies – including two on the West Coast – a total of $503,000 for alleged violations of the Shipping Act…(Read Full Article)




Boater Registration Open for POLA Holiday Parade

by Mark Edward Nero

Boaters are now eligible to register for the 52nd Annual Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade, taking place at 6 pm Sat., Dec. 6, in the Port of Los Angeles Main Channel…(Read Full Article)




The Center for International Trade and Transportation Town Hall Meeting 2014


Bigger ships. E-commerce. 3-D Manufacturing. Rising energy costs. Emerging markets. The way the world trade is changing…(Read Full Article)




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