On National Maritime Day, we honor the thousands of dedicated merchant mariners who serve on United States vessels around the world. During times of both peace and war, merchant mariners are always there — stepping up to transport equipment, troops, and goods across the globe to make our country safer and stronger.
With professionalism and passion, merchant mariners have forged us into the maritime Nation we are today. During the Revolutionary ...
In January, Amazon announced it is supporting Forum Mobility, an Oakland, California zero-emission trucking solutions provider, that is building electric truck charging stations for harbor trucking fleets and drivers.
The venture is supported by a new $400 million joint venture, led by the commercial real estate company CBRE. In addition, Homecoming Capital provided $100 million.
Forum Mobility’s investors include Obvious Ventures, Edison International, Overture, Homecoming Capital, CBRE Investment Management, Elemental Excelerator and Amazon’s Climate Pledge Fund, the announcement said.
AGTC’s Friedmann says lack of ILWU-PMA contract could be “dangerous, permanent.”
Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AGTC) Executive Director Peter Friedmann has again warned that the lack of a West Coast labor contract between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) could be “dangerous” and “permanent.”
Friedmann provided AJOT with an update sent to AGTC members on the dangers created by the lack of an ILWU-PMA contract: “Currently, too many West Coast marine terminals are ...
E. H. Lee, Busan Port Authority, Director of Marketing and International Affairs, will address the Propeller Clubs of Northern California and Los Angeles & Long Beach on the topic of “Korean and U.S. Ports: Learning From Each Other”
Monday May 22 (Maritime Day) @ 1400 (U.S. Pacific Time) Via Zoom
Welcoming speakers are:
James Patti, President, International Propeller Club Danny Wan, Executive Director, Port of Oakland Gene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles S.W. Lee, President, Customs Brokers, and ...
The “Storms Flooding and Sea Level Defense 2022” conference, produced by the Propeller Club of Northern California and the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), heard that coastal protections will cost for: 1) Louisiana $50 billion; and 2) for Texas $34 billion.
In one instance, the cost of storm surge barriers to protect Texas’ Galveston Bay rose from $12 billion in 2019 to $17 billion in 2022.
On October 11, 2022, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Orleans District began ...
The U.S. Coast Guard is warning that U.S. ports and marine terminals remain exposed to cyber attacks on a number of different fronts.
In a presentation to the Propeller Club of Northern California, Commander Boris Montatsky, who serves at the U.S. Coast Guard Cyber Command as the Cyber Effects and Protection Division Chief, said there are six areas of risks at ports, marine terminals and on vessels:
Facility Access: A compromise “impacting physical access control systems can lead to supply chain delays ...
The Port of San Francisco, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and San Francisco city agencies, has developed seven Waterfront Adaptation Strategies based on over five years of public engagement. This is an impactful moment for the City as we plan for the future and address sea level rise risk now.
With the Draft Waterfront Adaptation Strategies now available for public feedback, the goal is to reach a Draft Waterfront Adaptation Plan (Tentatively Selected Plan) by summer 2023. ...