Pasha Hawaii ends Jones Act ship’s Puerto Rico deployment

Pasha said US-flag domestic vessel capacity between the US mainland and Puerto Rico now is sufficient for the trade’s regular carriers. Photo credit: Shutterstock. US-flag domestic carrier Pasha Hawaii said a former Horizon Lines ship that was pulled from layup to move hurricane relief and reconstruction cargo to Puerto Rico has… Source: http://www.joc.com

February 15, 2018
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Meet the world’s weirdest whale

Narwhals breaching for air in an open space in the Arctic sea ice. (Photo by Glenn Williams) Swimming in the frigid waters of the Arctic and surfacing in narrow gaps in the sea ice to breath, the narwhal is one of the world’s most elusive and bizarre marine mammals. Considered by some as the jousting knight of the sea, this whale sports a single tusk sticking six to nine feet…

February 15, 2018
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Meet the world’s weirdest whale

Narwhals breaching for air in an open space in the Arctic sea ice. (Photo by Glenn Williams) Swimming in the frigid waters of the Arctic and surfacing in narrow gaps in the sea ice to breath, the narwhal is one of the world’s most elusive and bizarre marine mammals. Considered by some as the jousting knight of the sea, this whale sports a single tusk sticking six to nine feet…

February 15, 2018
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EFF Urges US Copyright Office To Reject Proactive ‘Piracy’ Filters

TorrentFreak: As entertainment companies and Internet services spar over the boundaries of copyright law, the EFF is urging the US Copyright Office to keep “copyright’s safe harbors safe.” In a petition just filed with the office, the EFF warns that innovation will be stymied if Congress goes ahead with a plan to introduce proactive ‘piracy’ filters at the expense of the DMCA’s current safe harbor provisions. […] “Major media and…

February 15, 2018
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NY-NJ’s PNC Terminal tests fee-for-early-slot program

The “Flex” program at PNCT comes as the East Coast’s third largest port, seeks ways to reduce congestion and turn times at marine terminals. Photo credit: Port Newark Container Terminal. Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT), one of the four main marine terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey,… Source: http://www.joc.com

February 15, 2018
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IDG Contributor Network: Predicting the future with social physics and blockchain

At the ripe age of almost 10 years old, cryptocurrency is mature enough not to be considered a passing fad any longer, yet the market is still susceptible to periods of frenzy as if it was an infant idea. Like most fads, groupthink is indisputably prevalent in cryptocurrency, and a primary driver of the unthinkable heights to which prices have climbed. Sudden declines are just as attributable to herding as…

February 15, 2018
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