BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! PCNC WELCOMES LARS JENSEN GLOBAL CONTAINER TRADE REVIEW FOR 2022 TUESDAY FEBRUARY 8 @ 11 VIA ZOOM

PCNC WELCOMES VESPUCCI MARITIME’S LARS JENSEN “GLOBAL CONTAINER TRADE REVIEW FOR 2022” TUESDAY FEBRUARY 8TH @ 11 VIA ZOOM

LARS JENSEN WILL DISCUSS:

  • WILL THE TRANS-PACIFIC TRAFFIC JAM CONTINUE IN 2022?
  • WHAT CAN US EXPORTERS DO TO GET THEIR PRODUCTS TO EXPORT MARKETS?
  • WILL CONTAINER RATES DECLINE IN 2022?
  • IS MAERSK CREATING A COMPETITIVE CHALLENGE WITH ITS NEW METHANOL POWERED SHIPS AND PLEDGE TO BE ZERO EMISSION BY 2040?

PLEASE REGISTER HERE

QUESTIONS: apmargaronis@mail.com

Continue Reading →
0

Port of Oakland ship turning basins study ready for public review

U.S. Army Corps releases draft Integrated Feasibility, Environmental Assessment

Oakland, Calif. – Dec. 20, 2021:The Port of Oakland, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) San Francisco District, has reached a key milestone in the planning process to widen the Oakland Harbor turning basins to accommodate larger container ships calling North America. 

The comment period starts today, Monday, December 20, 2021, for the USACE draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (IFR/EA). Interested parties have until January 31, 2022, to submit comments. 

Read entire article

Continue Reading →
0

Storms, Flooding & Sea Level Defense Conference Focuses on Dredging, Ports & Nature Based Solutions: U.S., Singapore & Netherlands

The fourth Storms, Flooding and Sea Level Defense conference focused on nature -based solutions to defense against flooding and storm surges impacting coastal communities and ports in the United States. Panelists also discussed new developments in Singapore and the Netherlands.

The November 3rd conference took place virtually and was a joint production of the Society of American Military Engineers and the Propeller Club of Northern California.

Jim Patti, President, ‎International Propeller Club of the United States emphasized the importance of a strong ...

Continue Reading →
0

Growing Flood Threat to US Infrastructure: First Street

A new report “The 3rd National Risk Assessment: Infrastructure on the Brink”, found that there is a growing risk of flooding and major disruptions to U.S. infrastructure.

The report produced by the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based First Street Foundation found:

Over the next 30 years, “due to the impacts of climate change, an additional 1.2 million residential properties, 66,000 commercial properties, 63,000 miles of roads, 6,100 pieces of social infrastructure (schools, churches, government buildings, etc.) and 2,000 pieces of critical infrastructure (ports, fire stations, ...

Continue Reading →
0

STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE 2021 NOVEMBER CONFERENCE

ANNOUNCING THE 4TH STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE CONFERENCE

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2021 

0800 – U.S. PACIFIC TIME TO 1300 U.S. PACIFIC TIME VIA ZOOM

The Storms, Flooding & Sea Level Defense conference will be the fourth conference produced by the Propeller Club of Northern California and the Society of American Military Engineers. 

This year’s SFSLD 2021 conference will look at:

* Modernizing ...

Continue Reading →
0

PCNC EMERGENCY PRESENTATION: TUES., SEPT. 28TH @ 11 VIA ZOOM – OCEAN CARRIERS NEEDED BACK AT PORT OF OAKLAND

OCEAN CARRIERS NEEDED BACK AT PORT OF OAKLAND: PETER SCHNEIDER, TGS LOGISTICS

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH @ 11 VIA ZOOM

TGS Logistics’ Peter Schneider discusses the emergency facing U.S. Ag exporters:

  • The U.S. export harvest is at risk unless ocean carriers bring back regular vessel services to the Port of Oakland
  • Direct Port of Oakland/First Port of Call service is essential to fast-track U.S. Ag exports
  • Exporters & importers need to contact their ocean carrier partners and make their voices heard
  • Current trucking rates between Northern California and ...
Continue Reading →
0

California Propeller Clubs’ Meeting Focuses on Railroads’ Impact on California Ports

The Propeller Clubs of Northern California and of Los Angeles and Long Beach convened a joint forum to discuss the impact of U.S. railroads on California ports.

On September 14th, maritime stakeholders from Northern and Southern California attended the virtual event where they heard the following reports:

Jessica Alvarenga, government affairs director Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA), reported that average rail dwell time for containers moving on rail destined for Midwest destinations from the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach averaged ...

Continue Reading →
0

PCNC PRESENTS: RAILROADS & WEST COAST PORTS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 @ 11 VIA ZOOM

RAILROADS & WEST COAST PORTS: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH @ 11 VIA ZOOM

THIS PANEL OF EXPERTS WILL DISCUSS RAIL ISSUES IMPACTING WEST COAST PORTS:

  • RON BROWN, PORT OF OAKLAND
  • MICHAEL SUSSMAN, STRATEGIC RAIL FINANCE  
  • VINCENT IACOPELLA, ALBA WHEELS UP INTERNATIONAL  
  • DAVE ARSENAULT, GSC LOGISTICS & PROPELLER CLUB OF LOS ANGELES & LONG BEACH 

VIEW VIDEO

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

apmargaronis@gmail.com 

Continue Reading →
0

PCNC PRESENTS “FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND FARMS STRATEGY FOR THE UNITED STATES” FEATURING DR HABIB DAGHER, UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

TUESDAY, JULY 13TH @ 1100 VIA ZOOM

DR DAGHER DISCUSSED:

  • New Floating Wind Turbines to Be Deployed Off Maine’s Coast
  • How Floating Wind Turbines Can Be Built at U.S. Shipyards
  • Training Next Generation U.S. Offshore Wind Turbine Workers
  • Support Vessel Requirements
  • Permitting & Finance Challenges
  • A Floating Wind Farm Strategy for California
  • New Business for California Ports
  • Building 3D Printed Boats 

BIO: Dr, Dagher is the founding Executive Director of the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC).  Under his leadership, the Center has grown from 4 to ...

Continue Reading →
0

U.S. Exporters Continue to Encounter Rough Sailing in 2021

Paul Snell, CEO British – American Shipping, warned that the recent consolidation of ocean carriers into now 17 carriers into a smaller number of alliances has been accompanied by downsizing and automation in which carriers “mimic each other” in emphasizing imports over exports and with the unintended effect of “devaluing” U.S exporters.

This consolidation is causing international trade to favor imports over exports to the United States and is creating long-term obstacles for U.S. exporters.

However, Snell emphasized that challenges faced by ...

Continue Reading →
0
Page 1 of 8 12345...»