SSA’S DENIKE: LA/LB PORT CONGESTION WILL LAST AT LEAST UNTIL MARCH

Ed Denike, president SSA Containers, said that ocean carriers tell him that vessel congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is likely to continue until March.

Denike, who spoke to the Propeller Club of Northern California via Zoom on January 12th, explained that congestion delays have seen as many as 40 ships waiting to be unloaded that amounts to a 7-8 wait per vessel.

Causes of Congestion

The primary reason is the large increase in container ships arriving at the ...

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U.S. SEA LEVEL DEFENSE CONFERENCE: TEXAS, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI RIVER CITIES & CALIFORNIA STRATEGIES

The Texas Legislature will be asked to approve a $26 billion coastal defense network, including $12 billion for storm surge gates to protect Galveston Bay and the Port of Houston from hurricanes and storm surges, according to Tony Williams, environmental review coordinator for the Texas General Land Office.

Williams was addressing the first day of the Storms, Flooding and Sea Level Defense 2020 conference produced by the Propeller Club of Northern California and the Society of American Military Engineers which took ...

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U.S. SEA LEVEL DEFENSE CONFERENCE: PORT STRATEGIES FOR NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY HAWAII, WASHINGTON, CALIFORNIA, & ROTTERDAM

The second day of the Storms, Flooding & Sea Level Defense 2020 conference featured sea level defense strategies being developed by ports from New York/ New Jersey,  Hawaii, Washington, California and Rotterdam.

The conference was produced by the Propeller Club of Northern California and the Society of American Military Engineers and took place virtually on November 19th, 2020.

The Port of New Orleans discussed its plans on the first day of the conference.

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PMA report warns U.S. West Coast Ports could lose up to 45% of intermodal imports to B.C. ports by 2030

A Mercator study commissioned by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) warns that high U.S. rail costs and other factors could cause U.S. West Coast (USWC) ports to lose between 15% to 45% of intermodal import business to British Columbia (BC) ports by 2030.

The report says 15% of “Intact Intermodal import volumes” could be lost by 2022 and over “45% of the ...

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Congressman Garamendi advances Jones Act requirement for offshore wind

On September 25th, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) applauded passage of his amendment to the “Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act” (H.R. 4447) by the U.S House of Representatives.

Garamendi’s amendment clarifies that the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, a 1953 law governing offshore mineral and energy development, applies to lease sales for non-fossil fuel energy sources such as wind power, hydrokinetic, ...

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PCNC Welcomes Harbor Trucking Update from GSC Logistics’ Scott Taylor & HTA’s Weston LaBar on October 13 – Via Zoom

OCTOBER 13, 2020 @ 11 VIA ZOOM

Scott Taylor & Weston LaBar

Scott Taylor, President/CEO – GSC Logistics and Weston LaBar President/CEO Harbor Trucking Association will update the Propeller Club of Northern California on how harbor truckers are coping with the Covid crisis and challenges to pick-ups and deliveries of containers at the Port of Oakland as well as other trucking issues at California ...

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PCNC WELCOMES WATERMASTER SINGLE OPERATOR DREDGER – September 29th

PCNC WELCOMES WATERMASTER SINGLE OPERATOR DREDGER PRESENTED BY PETER & JONATHAN DREYFUSS – Tuesday, September 29 @ 11 VIA ZOOM 

This single operator Watermaster dredger can be deployed for shallow (20 feet) dredging jobs in Northern California.

PCNC members Peter and Jonathan Dreyfuss, co-founders Watermaster North America, will discuss this exciting new dredging technology on Tuesday September 29th @ 11 Via Zoom.

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