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Norman Fassler-Katz honored with 5th Annual Gary L. Gregory Lifetime Achievement Award


The California Maritime Leadership Symposium Executive Committee has announced the selection of Norman Fassler-Katz as the recipient of the 5th Annual Gary L. Gregory Lifetime Achievement Award.  Mr. Fassler Katz will be honored during a special reception held on February 24th, 2015 in the California State Capitol Rotunda for attendees of the 2015 California Maritime Leadership Symposium.

Each year the Symposium Executive Committee recognizes an individual who has exemplified a strong commitment to California’s maritime transportation industry throughout the course of a distinguished career. As the Founder and Executive Director of the California Marine and Intermodal Transportation System Advisory Council (CALMITSAC), Mr. Fassler-Katz’s counsel and administrative management has enabled California’s regional effort to be the acknowledged  "jewel" within the national framework...Read More

California Eyes Freight Plan to Bolster Competitive Position

The state of California has had it with East Coast and Canadian ports poaching its cargo, and a proposed bill in the state Legislature will tackle this problem by developing a state freight plan to invest in port, highway and rail infrastructure....Read more

The State of the State

A collection of maritime leaders gathered in Sacramento, California late last month for the 13th Annual California Maritime Leadership Symposium (CMLS). Developed as a way to brief Sacramento’s policymakers on key matters related to the entire Maritime Transportation System, the conference is hosted by a coalition of maritime organizations. These include the California Association of Port Authorities, California Marine Affairs and Navigation Conference, California Marine and Intermodal Transportation System Advisory Council (CALMITSAC), California Maritime Academy (CMA), Harbor Association of Industry and Commerce, and the Propeller Club of Los Angeles/Long Beach...Read more