Archive for February, 2021

CSC Logistics’ Arsenault hails CMA CGM’s first port of call at Oakland

The decision by French ocean carrier CMA CGM to make the Port of Oakland its first port of call in a new service from Asia is a reflection of importers and exporters developing new markets closer to their customers: “First-call status demonstrates the market is viewing the Port of Oakland more strategically which will attract increased cargo volumes,” says GSC Logistics Harbor Trucking President Dave Arsenault.

CMA CGM First Port Of Call

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PCNC Welcomes PMSA’s Mike Jacob’s “Analysis of Howard Terminal EIR”

PCNC Welcomes PMSA’s Mike Jacob’s “Analysis of Howard Terminal EIR & How the Maritime Community Can Respond”

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 @ 1100 Via Zoom

PMSA’s Vice President & General Counsel Mike Jacob will discuss:

  • What the Howard Terminal EIR says
  • Positives
  • Negatives
  • What Are the Next Steps

Berg Davis’ Luis Cuadra & Gabriela Jiminez will discuss the outreach campaign in response to the Howard Terminal EIR and what you can do…

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Port of Oakland Feature: Howard Terminal Video

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PCNC Welcomes Lars Jensen of SeaIntelligence Consulting: Global Container Shipping Review

Tuesday, February 23 @ 1100 Via Zoom

Lars Jensen will discuss:
1) Trends in Trans-Pacific Container Freight
2) Are Blank Sailings Here to Stay?
3) Could the Spot Market Get Worse?
4) Advice for Agricultural Exporters 
5) Is De-containerization a Temporary Fad?
6) What Kind of “Normal” Will We be Returning to after the Pandemic?

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PMA’s McKenna Reports Thirteen LA/LB ILWU Workers have Died from COVID-19

Jim McKenna, president of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), reported that the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have seen the highest number of COVID cases among U.S. West Coast ports and that thirteen longshore workers have so far died.

McKenna, who spoke to the Propeller Club of Northern California on February 2nd, said that approximately half of the current 855 COVID cases afflicting longshore workers at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach had occurred since January 1st.

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