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Credit: Clean Air Engineering - Maritime (CAEM) that requires operators to detail how LA is the 19th largest in the world, the their ? eet will comply with at-berth 9th largest when combined with the Port emission requirements. The Port’s ini- of Long Beach. LA was visited by 1,951

Visit Us At tial focus is on container and refrig- vessels in 2015. Unanswered questions

Sea-Air-Space Expo

Booth #1500 erator ? eets, and then only those which include how much AMP infrastructure “cumulatively make 25 or more visits is needed, how many ShoreKats that annually to a California port.” For pas- might involve and who will pay for it

How to keep calm senger ships, the minimum is 5 or more all. Wartian himself doesn’t know. That when the sea is anything but.

visits. And, while LA is today’s target, said; there will only be one ShoreKat at the expanding regulations will eventu- the Pasha project. The Pasha terminal is ally apply to of state’s larger ports. a break-bulk facility and usually unloads

These Plans were due to CARB by just one ship at a time; so operationally,

October 1, 2016. As a counterpart to that works. As the emission reduction the vessel plan, terminal operators must program expands, though, to other ter- also explain how they will ful? ll their minals, and other Ports, the “right num- obligations under the environmental ber” of units – AMP and ShoreKats – initiative. A second, newer policy is an still needs to be determined.

Advisory posted in November. The Ad- The Port of LA has no plans to expand

David Clark Rough-Water-Ready visory informs affected vessel ? eets and AMP beyond the current 24 berths, terminal operators as to how the Air Re- which cost the Port about $180 million.

Digital Communication System Solutions.

sources Board (ARB) will proceed with As a comparison, the ShoreKat used in

The new David Clark Digital Communication System is simple enforcement of the regulations, begin- the Pasha project cost $3.7 million. De- to use and con?gure, provides versatility for multi-mission ning in January 2017. mand – and future investments – will platforms and features scalable, IP-based architecture that de?es

The Advisory sets forth six possible likely become clearer for vessel and scenarios in which a vessel might be terminal operators, and the Ports them- obsolescence for a future-proof solution. Ideal for crew members granted some leeway regarding at-berth selves, when compliance plans can be on board patrol and interdiction craft, offshore service vessels, emissions. These could include unavail- reviewed.

tug and salvage boats, ?re boats and more. ability of terminal power, unresolved In many ways, transportation electri? -

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January 1, 2020. data that will document improved air

Made In USA quality and reduced climate impacts.

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Matt Wartian was asked about scale- will still allow safe, ef? cient and cost- up, at least at LA. After all, the Port of effective maritime shipping.

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