STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE CONFERENCE – DEC 3 – SAVE THE DATE!

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2019

SCOTT’S SEAFOOD, JACK LONDON SQUARE, OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA

JOIN THE PORTS OF SAN FRANCISCO, OAKLAND, LONG BEACH, LOS ANGELES, SAN DIEGO, REDWOOD CITY, PORT OF HUENEME & PROPELLER CLUB OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 

CONFERENCE AGENDA (view and download PDF)

PRESENTER BIOS (view and download PDF)

REPORTS & ARTICLES:

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The Coronavirus Crisis: Message From International Propeller Club President Niels Aalund

The coronavirus pandemic has affected our nation and the world in ways not seen in a century. This global crisis has disrupted every aspect of our social and economic lives. I read in a media report that worldwide, $1.5 Billion people are now sheltering in place or working remotely. My guess is that most of you reading this are in the “same boat” (pun intended). The maritime industry is not exempt from the impact of this virus. While container shipments have decreased, ...

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StormGeo and DNV GL sign MoU to accelerate maritime data sharing

Oslo, 18 March 2020: StormGeo and DNV GL announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive digitalization and data standardization in the maritime industry.

In the MoU, both parties aim to strengthen the presence and integration of StormGeo’s fleet performance management and weather intelligence solutions on DNV GL’s independent data platform, Veracity. This will give StormGeo’s customers an enhanced service offering, helping them to further optimize the operations of their fleet. Veracity users will benefit from ...

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PMA and ILWU Pledge Joint Effort to Win Back Lost Market Share from East and Gulf Coast Ports

In an unusual display of unity, Willie Adams, president of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Jim McKenna, president of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) pledged to work together to help U.S. West Coast ports regain lost market share from rival ports on the East and Gulf Coasts.

Both leaders agreed that it was vital to lobby the two West Coast rail providers, the Union Pacific and the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe, to reduce the rates they charge ...

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PCNC Welcomes ILWU’s Willie Adams & PMA’s Jim McKenna – February 4

ILWU President Willie Adams and PMA President Jim McKenna jointly addressed the Propeller Club of Northern California on February 4th pledging to work more closely together to improve the competitiveness of California ports with rival ports on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. The two leaders also pledged to support efforts to block the Oakland A’s ballpark and condominium complex at the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal.

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California Conference Sounds Alarm about Sea Level Rise, Storms

Speaker at Propeller Club meeting says over 600,000 of the state’s residents will be exposed to flooding at the end of the century.

Speakers at a “Storms, Flooding and Sea Level Defense Conference” in Oakland, California, warned attendees about myriad dangers to coastal and inland residents in coming years from rising sea levels.

Sponsored by the Propeller Club of Northern California, the event featured about three dozen speakers, including representatives from seven of California’s ports, and had more than 150 attendees. Several ...

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California ports support sea level defense

The majority of California ports came together on December 3rd to announce their plans for improved defense against sea level rise recognizing that climate change poses a serious threat to U.S. ports and coastal communities.

The “Storms, Flooding and Sea Level Defense” conference was coordinated by the Propeller Club of Northern California and took place at Scott’s Seafood in Oakland, California.

Port Presentation Hightlights:

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Oakland A’s Kaval offers partnership but PMSA & ILWU are skeptical

Dave Kaval, president of the Oakland Athletics, wants a “partnership” with the Port of Oakland maritime industry so as to build the new A’s ballpark and “preserve and protect jobs on the waterfront.” 

Speaking to the Harbor Safety Committee of the San Francisco Bay on August 8th, Kaval said that the A’s have pledged to:

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PCNC Welcomes USCG’s Captain Marie Byrd – Sep 10

On September 10th, USCG’s Captain Marie Byrd told PCNC that the Bay Area is a vital source for petroleum and agricultural goods and that these resources could be at risk from an earthquake or other catastrophic event. USCG is working with Northern California Ports, the Harbor Safety Committee as well as the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) to support preparedness.

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