Mariners’ Second Amendment Rights
The final item considered in public by NMSAC on the first day of the meeting was a presentation on US seamen’s Second Amendment rights delivered by mariner Donald Hamrick. Mr. Hamrick started by distributing copies of an anti-TWIC
With tank farm capacity in ports of Maharashtra state remaining stagnant, the liquid bulk trade has been shifting base to other states. The loss to Maharashtra state and its consumers is proving to be gain for neighboring states.
Looking down on the Port of Seattle from the Space Needle.
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Six-year surface transportation spending plan, as a part of the President’s Fiscal 2012 budget request, focuses largely on roads, air and rail improvements. Federal efforts to improve transportation infrastructure continue to ignore the key maritime part of the equation and crime on the docks also takes center stage. If you work on the waterfront, this is your cue to sit up and take notice.
The story of a captain who took up the challenge to build a new port on the East coast of India
GAO Weighs in on DHS Progress and Challenges in Key Areas of Port Security
Another transshipment hub in the offing in south India, at Vizhinjam
Association of private port and terminals operators gets activated
As Petrobras announces that it will go through with five more deepwater pre-salt drilling projects this year, totaling 16 pre-salt wells drilled in 2010, a number which will probably increase in 2011 and more pre-salt, deepwater and shallow water plays keep being uncovered, new shipyard and new port projects are getting underway to make up the some of the infrastructure deficit in Brazil.
Adani Group plans to bring in coal for their power projects by their own ships