U.S. ports should support national cyber security standards
While the pioneering efforts by the Port of Los Angeles establishing cyber security protections was cited by the U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director, Eugene Seroka, says national cyber-security protocols are needed to protect all U.S. ports from cyber-attacks.
Norway’s Crown Prince urges Norway & California collaboration on offshore wind
Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon urged collaboration between Norway and California on offshore wind development as well as … the transition to green technologies in remarks made at the U.S. Norway Business Summit that took place in San Francisco on April 15th.
Rescue crews find fourth body of Baltimore bridge collapse as FBI opens investigation

Recovery divers removing debris from the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on the Patapsco River on April 15 have recovered the body of the fourth bridge worker who died early on the morning of March 26 when a container ship hit the bridge in the pre-dawn hours.
Q&A: Mazaudier, CEO of CMA CGM Air Cargo on airfreight business
French ocean shipping giant CMA CGM's entry into airfreight, with the creation of a new airline, coincided with exceptional market conditions in the segment, with rates reaching historic highs during the COVID pandemic, amid the chaos that hit global supply chains.
Charging ahead: Electric trucks are here to stay
Charging infrastructure gains momentum. A dearth of charging infrastructure has often been cited as a major obstacle in convincing truck manufacturers to ramp up the production of zero-emission, electrically powered heavy-duty vehicles (eHDV)...
Do ocean carriers have a future in airfreight?
Container ocean carriers have moved into air freight. Is it a flight of fancy or a long-term strategy?
AJOT book review:  “A History of Greek-Owned Shipping”
The Making of an International Tramp Fleet, 1830 to the Present Day” by Gelina Harlaftis (1996)...
U.S. ports should support more maritime education in schools
U.S. ports should do more to promote maritime education and industry career possibilities with schools and especially focus on elementary schools, according to retired Cal State Long Beach lecturer Laura Kovary.
Hawaii’s air cargo community favors Alaska Air’s pending Hawaiian Air buyout
Sources and insiders say both airlines will maintain their current identities and that if Alaska’s $1.9 billion buyout of Hawaiian Air goes through, they will not combine the brands into a newly named carrier.
Port of Oakland’s Wan urges stakeholders to lobby for port improvements
Port of Oakland Executive Director, Danny Wan, told maritime stakeholders that if they want improvements in the operations and upgrades in the infrastructure at the Port of Oakland, they must rekindle the energy and spirit that they exhibited in opposing the Oakland A’s ballpark and condominium project...

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