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- PAG pushing to replace lost shipping facility. Fessenden, Jim // Inside Tucson Business;04/12/99, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p1
Focuses on the initiative of the Pima Association of Governments (PAG) to launch a project to develop a shipping facility in Arizona. Venture considered by the PAG with a private developer; Need for an intermodal shipping facility in the state.
- Safe sailing. // Middle East;Dec97, Issue 273, p31
Presents information on an awareness programme initiated by the Middle East Navigation Aids Service (MENAS), aimed at ensuring safe shipping in the Gulf. Description of MENAS and its functions; History of MENAS; Members of the MENAS organization.
- Conferences combine. Schulz, John D. // Traffic World;10/21/96, Vol. 248 Issue 3, p40
Reports that the Regular Common Carrier Conference (RCCC) will join with the Regional and Distribution Carriers Conference (RDCC) to form a group with a proposed name of Distribution and LTL Carriers Association. RCCC's significant role in the trucking industry; Previous names assumed by the RDCC.
- Swan Maritime Institute Foundation purchases new training vessel. Wallis, Jon // Professional Fisherman;Jan2005, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p29
Reports on the announcement to purchase a new fully equipped and state-of-the-art training vessel by the Swan Maritime Institute Foundation in Australia. Features of the Australis Mentor vessel; Operation of the ship; Provision of an additional range of accommodation for international students.
- Maritime Working Party. // Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p57
The first meeting of the Maritime Party of the Institute of Logistics and Transport based in Great Britain has been held. The group expressed interest in the proposed Working Party to develop policy views and recommendations on shipping and ports policy matters. The provisional Working Party...
- Caribbean Carries Raise Fuel Surcharge. // Traffic World;5/22/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 21, p37
The article reports that members of the Caribbean Shipowners Association are raising the bunker surcharge an average of 50 percent for cargo moving between the United States and the Caribbean, effective June 4, 2006. The charge for 20-foot containers will rise by $42 to $144 and 40-foot...
- Classification breakaway. // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;May2001, p5
Focuses on the actions taken by three major shipping classification societies in the United States in their effort to strengthen the classification process and make poor quality vessels easier to identify and act upon. Reaction of other members of the International Association of Classification...
- NLUS Councils Provide Funds and Fun for Sea Services. Vergun, David // Sea Power;Oct2003, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p54
Discusses the Navy League's fundraising groups for sea services. Details of the Providence Plantations Council funds for Naval relief; Donation of Jersey Shore Council for convertibles; Operation Highline of San Diego Council for the armed forces.
- Huntington, N.Y.--Transportation Claims and Prevention Council, Inc.(TCPC) urges status quo for .... // Business Credit;Jul/Aug95, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p2
Reports the Transportation Claims and Prevention Council, Inc. (TCPC) spearheading a resolution with many shippers and their organizations as signatories opposing any further amendments to the Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA) as proposed by the Maritime Law Association. Efforts by the...