Category Archives: Marine

March 2016 North American Freight Transportation Statistics

March 2016 North American Freight Transportation Statistics – All five transportation modes carried less U.S. freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico in March 2016 compared to March 2015. The total value of cross-border freight..

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IATA Publishes Addendum 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations DGR

IATA Publishes Addendum 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations DGR The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published Addendum No. 1 to be 57th Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Users of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations are asked to note the..

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What are LearnBots?

By JAMES J. GOLDSMITH, Training Industry’s eZine When one hears the word “robot,” the reaction frequently is one of either concern or amusement – concern because of movies like “The Terminator” and “I, Robot,” where machines decide it’s time for..

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BTS Statistics Release: November 2015 Freight Transportation Services Index

BTS 03-16 Wednesday, January 13, 2016 Contact: Dave Smallen Tel: 202-366-5568 Embargoed until Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:30 a.m. EST The Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), which is based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation industry,..

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BTS Statistics Release: October 2015 North American Freight Numbers

The value of U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $96.6 billion in October 2015 as all modes of transportation carried a lower total value of freight than a year earlier, according to the TransBorder Freight Data released today by the U.S. Department of..

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Maritime Administration Announces Funding Availability for Small U.S. Shipyards

Grants Will Help Modernize and Improve Efficiency at U.S. Shipyards   WASHINGTON–The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the availability of $4.9 million in Federal funding to support capital improvements and employee training at small U.S. shipyards. ..

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Why Use a Training Management System for Hazmat Training?

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), most transportation incidents involving hazardous materials /dangerous goods are caused by human errors. Training is the best way of preventing hazardous materials incidents. Using a robust..

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Port of Los Angeles Making History Once Again

Port of Los Angeles Makes History Once Again Posted by Gene Seroka on January 4, 2016 On December 26, the Port of Los Angeles proudly welcomed the largest container ship ever to call at a North American seaport. The vessel, the..

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What is an LMS?

What is an LMS? A learning management system (LMS) is a software application designed for the delivery of electronic educational technology (e-learning) courses or training programs. They are used primarily by colleges, universities, school districts, and schools use LMSs to deliver..

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