• California Ports Support Ballast Water Management Legislation

    In order to maintain maneuverability and stability, ocean-going vessels frequently exchange millions of gallons of ballast water while en route to, and while berthed at, their destinations.  Ballast water is stored in the vessels and pumped between the ship’s tanks and the ocean, depending on circumstances, and is a…


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  • The 15th Annual California Maritime Leadership Symposium

    The California Maritime Leadership Symposium (CMLS) is the Capitol community’s premier maritime industry educational event focusing on key matters related to our Maritime Transportation system.  The 15th annual CMLS took place on February 24th and 25th at the Citizen Hotel and State Capitol in Sacramento, and  was organized under…


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