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SSA says Port of Oakland Turning Basin Expansion is Critical

The Stevedoring Services of America (SSA), general manager, who runs the Port of Oakland’s largest container terminal, Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) says that the Port must quickly embark on an expansion of the Turning Basin located in the Oakland Estuary or face the loss of next generation container ship business.

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In an interview with AJOT, Jim Rice, general ...

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PMSA’s McLaurin warns about higher California taxes to reduce maritime emissions.

John McLaurin at Propeller Club of Northern California

The president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) warned maritime operators and customers to expect higher California air emission related taxes and fees in 2019.

John McLaurin, PMSA president, told a Propeller Club of Northern California luncheon audience to prepare for higher taxes and fees on harbor trucks, warehousing and possibly a tax on ocean containers.

He also ...

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