Port of LA Legislation Signed into Law

Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall, III, which will modernize and diversify development at the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding communities of San Pedro and Wilmington.

California’s ports and harbors are major contributors to the state’s economy, employing tens of thousands of workers, investing billions in local and state businesses and creating hundreds of millions in state and local tax revenues.

Currently, these ports are losing market share to competitors outside of the state partially because other jurisdictions are subsidizing infrastructure improvements.

SB 63 will provide ports statewide, including the Port of LA with a valuable financing tool to help improve port infrastructure, address increased shipping volume and improve air quality by investing in technologies to reduce emissions.

 

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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