Please join port and resiliency stakeholders from Hawaii, Washington, California, Texas, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, New Jersey and the Netherlands in attending the Storms, Flooding & Sea Level DefenseConference 2020 on Wednesday, November 18 and Thursday, ...
In the aftermath of the failed effort by the Oakland A’s to build a ballpark and condominiums on the Port of Oakland property, the Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan and Maritime Director Bryan Brandes sought support for major infrastructure upgrades to port operations.
Wan noted that the Port has won $600 million in new investments: “We’ve gotten … over $600 million of investment on grants from both the federal and state levels. Those go into projects like the Seventh ...
California ports heard a report that the cost of defending the San Francisco Bay from sea level rise could cost $110 billion while the City of San Francisco may need an additional $13 billion to defend itself.
Even more ominously Brian Garcia, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) noted that ice sheet losses in Antarctica and ...
The San Francisco Bar Pilots christened their new pilot boat the Golden Gate hailing it as the next generation of low emission vessel technology for the San Francisco Bay.
The Bar Pilots said that the Golden Gate, which replaces a vessel under the same name, “is a state-of-the-art pilot vessel that advances the organization’s sustainability goals and whose funding was made possible through last year’s Assembly Bill 2056 legislation authored by California Assembly Member Timothy Grayson (D-Concord).”
On October 12th, Captain David McCloy, S.F. Bar ...
PCNC PRESENTS: “PORT OF OAKLAND STRATEGIES” WITH PORT OF OAKLAND’S DANNY WAN, BRYAN BRANDES AND PANELISTS: ED DENIKE, MIKE JACOB, MATT SCHRAP & JOHN LEE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH @ SCOTT’S SEAFOOD, OAKLAND 11:30 TO 1:30
A panel will discuss port of strategies hosted by Danny Wan and Bryan Brandes.
The panelists are:
Ed DeNike, Stevedoring Services of America
Mike Jacob, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association
Matt Schrap, Harbor Trucking Association
John Lee, Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association of Northern California
WANTED: A U.S. SHIPBUILDING MOBILIZATION … FEATURING INTERNATIONAL PROPELLER CLUB PRESIDENT JAMES PATTI, SHIPBUILDING SPECIALIST DENNIS DEISINGER, AND INTRODUCTIONS BY MARITIME SCHOOL PROPELLER CLUBS AT:
*CALIFORNIA MARITIME, *MASS MARITIME, *STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK MARITIME, *TEXAS A&M MARITIME ACADEMY
PCNC WELCOMES HTA’S MATT SCHRAP (INTRODUCED BY GSC’S SCOTT TAYLOR) WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6TH 1130-1330 @ SCOTT’S SEAFOOD OAKLAND
HTA’S MATT SCHRAP WILL ADDRESS HARBOR TRUCKING CHALLENGES IN 2023 INCLUDING:
NEW CARB-MANDATED ZERO EMISSION RULES
HIGH COSTS OF ELECTRIC TRUCKS
FEW CHARGING STATIONS
Matt Schrap is the CEO for the Harbor Trucking Association. since taking over the role in June of 2021. He has been featured on several national news programs including 60 Minutes, ABC Nightly News, Fox News, PBS NewsHour, Bloomberg TV, National Public Radio, ...
U.S. House and Senate leaders are discussing a proposed ‘Ships Act’ to dramatically upgrade U.S. naval and commercial shipbuilding along the lines of the $52 billion CHIPS Act supporting U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, according to Luke Lorenz, Director of Legislative Affairs, Navy League of the United States.
Lorenz was the keynote speaker at the Propeller Club of Northern California Maritime Day webinar on May 23rd.
Lorenz outlined the Ships Act concept to the Propeller Club audience: “The potential for something … would be ...
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 ...