California Leaders to Convene for Maritime Conference

Posted by Eric Haun
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Photo: The Port of Los Angeles

The 14th Annual California Maritime Leadership Symposium, slated to take place February 19-20 at the Sacramento Convention Center, attracts key members from California’s State Legislature and representatives from California’s ports and the maritime industry. The symposium aims to encourage productive dialogue among maritime industry leaders and communicate port needs to California decision makers.

The symposium is hosted by a broad-based coalition of the maritime industry, headed up by the California Association of Port Authorities, California Marine Affairs and Navigation Conference, California Marine and Intermodal Transportation System Advisory Council, California Maritime Academy, Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce, and the Propeller Club of Los Angeles - Long Beach.

Organizers claim the event to be the only comprehensive forum for port executives, commissioners and other stakeholders across the state to seek resolution to the growing challenges the Maritime Transportation System faces.

The event’s highlighted speakers include:

  • Assemblyman Travis Allen, 72nd District, California State Assembly
  • David J. Arsenault, Vice President, Hyundai Merchant Marine
  • Majority Leader Toni Atkins, 78th District, California State Assembly
  • Leslie T. Blakey, President & Executive Director, Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors (CAGTC)
  • Andre Boutros, Executive Director, California Transportation Commission
  • Jane Pacht Brickman, Professor of History, United States Merchant Marine Academy
  • Kristin Decas, CEO & Port Director, Port of Hueneme
  • Cassie Doyle, Consul General, Consulate General of Canada, San Francisco/Silicon Valley
  • Gina Krueger Herrera, Director, The Energy Coalition
  • Fran Inman, Senior Vice President, Majestic Realty Co.
  • Senator Ricardo Lara, 33rd Senate District, State of California
  • Victor La Rosa, CEO/President, Cofounder, Total Transportation Services, Inc. (TTSI)
  • Anil Mathur, President and CEO, Alaska Tanker Company
  • Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor, Journal of Commerce
  • Monique Moyer, Executive Director, Port of San Francisco
  • Daniel Smith, Principal, The Tioga Group, Inc.
  • Richard D. Steinke, Director, Marine Terminals, Moffatt & Nichol
  • Susan E. Anderson Wise, Member - Board of Harbor Commissioners, Port of Long Beach, California
  • Betty T. Yee, Member, State Board of Equalization, First District


Registration is open online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-california-maritime-leadership-symposium-tickets-5602172248.

maritimesymposium.com
 

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

U.S. Navy Contracts 12 Rapid Response Skimmers

Kvichak Marine won a US Navy contract for 12 30-ft.Rapid Response Skimmers (RRS) for delivery over the next 18 months, with options for up to 30 additional skimmers to be delivered through 2019.

DP World Receives 1st Scheduled Vessel at New Terminal

DP World has yesterday welcomed the first scheduled vessel to call at its new Container Terminal 3 in Jebel Ali, Dubai, as it gears up to serve customers at the state-of-the-art facility.

Kalmar 5th Generation Gloria Reachstackers Enter US

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is launching its highly acclaimed range of reachstackers, called Gloria into the Americas. The eagerly awaited launch follows the successful

Environmental

Ecoships Claims 15% Ship Efficiency Gain

Ecoships introduced a customized version of the Six Sigma DMAIC approach to process and performance evaluation in order to optimize the energy-efficiency of the vessels under its management.

IBIA Welcomes MEPC Bunker Compromise

The compromise solution on the issue of ensuring bunker quality agreed at the 67th meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 67) has been

Interferry Applauds IMO Consideration of BWTS Exemption

Interferry has praised a decision made at last week’s meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) that could exempt certain ferry operators

News

UN Authorizes Ship Inspections Near Somalia For Arms, Charcoal

The United Nations Security Council authorized the inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of charcoal or weapons to and from Somalia on Friday,

Rederij Groen Takes Delivery of 7-Waves

Rederij Groen’s entire SRSV fleet built by Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam. Dutch offshore services company Rederij Groen has taken delivery of the 7-Waves,

UASC Targets Expansion to Beat Container Market Blues

UASC expects to reach volume of 2.35 mln TEU in 2014 Global carriers still struggling with weak conditions United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is on a major expansion drive,

Government Update

Gazprom to Counter Negative Global Market Trends

The Gazprom Board of Directors took note of the information on the Company's financial strategy under the conditions of negative trends in the global financial

Sea Dispute Sparks China Diplomat to Vietnam Visit

China's top diplomat to visit Vietnam again amid sea dispute   China's top diplomat will visit Vietnam next week, China said on Friday, five months after he last

A History of U.S. Oil Export Controls

On Oct. 20, 1973, King Faisal of Saudi Arabia imposed a total embargo on oil shipments to the United States among other countries in response to their support for Israel during the Arab-Israeli war.

Logistics

Singapore Bunker Meter Mandate Targets 'Frothy Fuel'

Singapore, the world's biggest bunkering port, plans to end the so-called "cappucino effect" in ship fuelling through new meters designed to stop suppliers from short-changing customers,

Antwerp Port Achieves Highest Throughput

The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 148,344,168 tonnes during the first nine months of this year. That’s 3.7% more than the same period last year. Both

Containers, Cruises Help Boost Marseilles Fos

Container throughput at French port Marseilles Fos reached 876,711 teu for the period January to September, an increase of 6% on the first nine months last year.

 
 
Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2717 sec (4 req/sec)