Port of Everett Earns Marad Short Sea Shipping Designation
The Port of Everett has achieved another vital step in reducing congestion on the I-5 corridor while moving more freight in the region. The Port was notified this month that it received designation by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation as a Federal Maritime Administration Marine Highway Project for the Puget Sound Container on Barge Service under the America’s Marine Highway Program.The Port is one of 25 marine highway projects in the nation, and the only marine project designation on the West Coast.
General Dynamics takes Rudy deLeon on Board
The board of directors of General Dynamics has elected Rudy deLeon to be a director of the corporation, effective September 30, 2014. DeLeon is a senior fellow with the Center for American Progress, a position he has held since November 2007. He began his career with the federal government, where he served for 25 years until 2001. In his final position as deputy secretary of defense, he was the chief operating officer at the Pentagon, a member of the Deputies Committee of the National Security Council and a member of the National Partnership Council.
Seaspan Shipyards Ranked As A Top 10 Defence Company in Canada
Seaspan Marine Corporation is pleased to announce that it has been ranked 8th among the top 50 defence companies in Canada for 2011 by Canadian Defence Review (CDR) magazine. Each year, CDR commissions an expansive search to determine the top defence companies in Canada. An evaluation panel consisting of CDR editorial staff and independent advisors rank the companies based on factors such as economic impact, innovation, contribution to the nation’s security and support of Canada’s military.
Jeppesen, Furuno Partner on Navigation
Jeppesen, a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has teamed with Furuno and MapMedia to develop NavNet 3D-compatible C-MAP by Jeppesen vector charts. This will allow boaters to use advanced features and functionality of the NavNet 3D system while navigating with C-MAP by Jeppesen chart data. North American boaters will now be able to utilize C-MAP by Jeppesen charts processed into MapMedia mm3d format to work in their NavNet 3D systems. C-MAP by Jeppesen chart data for the U.S. East Coast & Bahamas will be released beginning Spring 2010…