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Where Do Ports Fit in California's Environmental Regulatory Vision?

California strives to further reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Having a vision is easy, but implementing it is hard. PMSA president John McLaurin explains.

The New Generation of Alliances Set

Interview: FMC Commissioner William P. Doyle weighs in on the new generation of ocean carrier alliances.

Lessons from Hanjin Line Bankruptcy

On February 28, 2017, U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Commissioner William P. Doyle participated in a panel discussion at a conference in Long Beach, Calif., where he discussed the August 2016 collapse of Hanjin Line. These are Commissioner Doyle’s Prepared Remarks (note, actual remarks were scaled for brevity and repetition of events highlighted by the moderator and other panelists).

Gender Discrimination in the Pacific Northwest

Who should pay for a $6 million gender discrimination lawsuit involving a woman who was denied a pilot license in Puget Sound?

Fatigue at Sea Should Not Be Ignored

Fatigue at sea, particularly among Masters and Watch Keepers, is a growing problem that should not be ignored.