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:

Sea Level Rise ...

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OBIT: GSC’s Andy Garcia Harbor Trucking Leader & Champion of the Oakland Waterfront

Harbor trucker Andres “Andy” Garcia, owner of import drayage company GSC Logistics, died on June 24th.

Garcia, who was 72 years old, will be most recently remembered for his leadership role in opposing the Oakland A’s proposed condominium and baseball complex at the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal.

Garcia mobilized the forcefulness and eloquence of his Cuban-American heritage to advocate for enhancing ...

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SURPRISE! Congressman John Garamendi Will Address PCNC Networking Party, Thursday, July 2 @ 11 AM Via ZOOM

As a pre-Fourth of July celebration, PCNC will hold a networking party for members and friends to meet via Zoom on Thursday July 2nd at 11.00 AM. Zoom allows attendees to be organized into groups so people can talk to each other in a less congested setting. 

If you wish to attend, please contact Stas Margaronis to register at: apmargaronis@gmail.com

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New ZPMC Cranes Will Augment Port of Oakland’s Big Ship Capability

Three new ship to shore container cranes, built by Shanghai-based ZPMC, will arrive at the Port of Oakland later this year and will enhance the ability of SSA’s Oakland International Container Terminal to handle 19,000 TEU ships and larger.

ZPMC discussed the new cranes and new harbor automation technology at a Propeller Club of Northern California virtual presentation on June 16th.

At the presentation, Port of Oakland executive director Danny Wan welcomed ZPMC: “We are especially excited to welcome ZPMC who will ...

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Evey Hwang Joins PCNC Board

Evey Hwang

On June 2nd the PCNC Board unanimously voted for Evey Hwang to become PCNC’s newest member of the Board of Directors.  Evey Hwang is the current president of the Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of Northern California (CBFANC) and heads the San Francisco division of Alba Wheels Up. She has been in the customs brokerage and freight forwarding business since 1984.

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Join PCNC For PMSA’s Mike Jacob Howard Terminal Ballpark Update Tuesday June 2nd Via Zoom @11

The Oakland A’s have released renderings of their proposed new ballpark at Jack London Square.
(Courtesy of Bjarke Ingels Group)

PMSA’s Mike Jacob: Howard Terminal Ballpark Update

Zoom Video Presentation: Tuesday June 2nd at 11.00 AM.

Please RSVP: apmargaronis@gmail.com by  Monday June 1, 2020

(You will receive a formal invitation plus password to access the briefing)

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL MARITIME DAY WITH SEAFARERS, NATIONAL SHIPPING, PASHA HAWAII & MORE! FRIDAY MAY 22 @ 11AM VIA ZOOM

Shipyards During the War by Anton Refregier (Rincon Center Lobby: San Francisco)
Shipyards During the War by Anton Refregier (Rincon Center Lobby: San Francisco)

The Propeller Club of Northern California will be celebrating National Maritime Day on Friday May 22nd @ 1100 hrs. Via Zoom. 

Our speakers will include:

Nick Marrone, vice president Seafarers International Union, who will discuss challenges faced by American mariners during the Covid crisis, the importance of ...

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USCG’S SECTOR SAN FRANCISCO KEEPS SEA LANES & SUPPLY CHAIN OPEN DURING COVID-19

Deploying 24-hour per day boat crew patrols is the way U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG) Sector San Francisco is keeping vital sea lanes safe and free of obstructions that could slow or stop ocean-going vessels’ ability to access ports in the San Francisco Bay.

Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Kroll, Public Affairs Officer, U.S.C.G. Eleventh District, which includes Sector San Francisco, said in an interview: “Right now a key element is keeping the ship channels clear and insuring there are no obstacles that might ...

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