Justices inclined to kill that tax funds port dredging
- Los Angeles port officials fear extension of city raids on `discretionary funds'. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;4/18/94, Vol. 238 Issue 3, p54
Reports on the apprehension of industry officials in Los Angeles, California on the possible inclusion of port fees for unspecified municipal services in the city budget. Port fees as imposed on city services; Introduction of a bill that would ensure the city the right to seize discretionary...
- Port charges: Fair or foul? Major, Brian // Travel Agent;5/20/96, Vol. 280 Issue 12, p42
Focuses on the lawsuits which were filed in California, Florida and Washington by travellers because of port charges. Names of Cruise liners involved in the lawsuits; Claims of the plaintiffs; Amount of money which the cruise operators were alleged to have made from port charges; Statement from...
- Port of Oakland says it will simplify its wharfage rates. // Traffic World;4/17/95, Vol. 242 Issue 3, p62
Reports on the plans of the Port of Oakland to simplify its carrier rate structure into a two-tier container wharfage fee system. Reduction of its 12-tier wharfage fee policy tied to specific commodities and container size; Generation of increase in annual revenue through the simplified structure.
- Lower port dues. // Transportation & Distribution;Dec93, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p16
Announces the Port of Rotterdam's reduction of port dues by ten percent for tankers with segregated ballast tanks starting on January 1, 1994.
- Cruise taxes. // Consumer Reports Travel Letter;Nov96, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p258
Presents information on the rates charged by Caribbean cruise ports to cruise lines. Rates per passenger; Tips on how to determine inflated port charges.
- L.A.-Long Beach vessel tracking system is first to hit carriers for Coast Guard costs. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;3/7/94, Vol. 237 Issue 10, p30
Reports on the requirement for ocean-going carriers to pay for the operation of the vessel-traffic control systems at the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California. Need for the carriers for each ship arrival at the port complex due to the US Coast Guard's failure to come up with...
- Port charges again shape up as a major cruise issue. Major, Brian // Travel Agent;03/03/97 Supplement Cruise Desk, Vol. 285, p1
Discloses that the Florida's attorney general's office has announced an agreement with six cruise lines operating in the state in which the cruise lines will revise their advertising policies regarding port charges. Variations in how cruise lines calculate port charges; Complaints received from...
- Border Run Rolls Back Entry Fees for Sailors. // Log Newspaper;3/15/2013, Issue 941, p31
The article informs that the entry fee for boats has been decreased by the organizers of the Border Run International Sailing Event to be held on April 6, 2013, in Newport Beach, California.
- Cruise mega-agencies pressure lines over port charge pay. Major, Brian // Travel Agent;04/28/97, Vol. 286 Issue 1, p2
Reports that the Society of Elite Agencies (SEA) are pressuring cruise lines in the United States to pay commissions on port charges. Need to establish a single cruise rate; Implications on the billing and reservation processes; Objections of cruise industry's executives concerning the proposed...