Worldwide there are approximately 3,000 merchant ports and the work of the Harbour Master can vary widely from country to country and from port to port even within the same country.
The UK Chamber of Shipping launched its 2018 Journal at its Annual General Meeting in London on 15 March.
Journal looks at the Chamber’s strategic ambitions for the year ahead, as well as progress made so far, and can be downloaded as a PDF here: https://www.ukchamberofshipping.com/library/uk-chamber-journal-2018/
ABPmer, a wholly owned subsidiary of Associated British Ports Holdings Limited, reported on 13 August with regard to Langstone Harbour Board it had been appointed to provide an independent Designated Person (DP*) service and associated annual Port Marine Safety Code (PMSC**) audit.
Workforce training programme to be based at Long Beach City College. Port of Long Beach and Long Beach City College (LBCC) leaders officially launched an innovative new programme on 8 August to provide opportunities to local students seeking the employment skills they need to join the goods movement workforce.