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PCNC WELCOMES LARS JENSEN: 2023 GLOBAL CONTAINER MARKET REVIEW TUESDAY JANUARY 17@ 11 VIA Z00M

PCNC WELCOMES VESPUCCI MARITIME’S LARS JENSEN 2023 GLOBAL CONTAINER MARKET REVIEW

JENSEN WILL DISCUSS:

  • Trends China’s market for imports and exports
  • Will there be an ocean freight rate war in 2023?
  • Changes in ocean carrier alliances 
  • Decarbonization challenges for ocean carriers
  • Maersk’s methanol shipbuilding plans
  • Advice for U.S. exporters in 2023
  • Will U.S. West Coast ports permanently lose business to U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports?

Registration is $15

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PCNC Welcomes USCG’S Captain Taylor Lam Maritime Cyber Security Presentation October 25th @ 11 Via Zoom

Captain Taylor Lam, Commander Sector San Francisco & Captain of the Port will introduce the United States Coast Guard Cyber Command and Commander Boris Montatsky. The Commander  serves at U.S. Coast Guard Cyber Command as the Cyber Effects and Protection Division Chief. In this role, he leads a diverse staff of three: 

  • Cyber Protection Teams (CPTs), 
  • Cyber Mission Team (CMT
  • Maritime Cyber Readiness Branch.

These elements inform and assess cyber risk across the Maritime Transportation System (MTS) as well as conduct cyberspace operations that ...

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PCNC WELCOMES AFL-CIO TRANSPORTATION CHIEF GREG REGAN:  RAIL & MARITIME UPDATES TUESDAY OCTOBER 11 @ 11 VIA ZOOM

GREG REGAN WILL DISCUSS:

  • SHIPPER/LABOR COALITION SUPPORTING RAILROAD REGULATION
  • CHALLENGES FACED BY U.S. RAILROAD WORKERS
  • SUPPORTING U.S. MARITIME
  • ATTRACTING WORKERS TO TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRIES

GREG REGAN, PRESIDENT,  TRANSPORTATION TRADES DEPARTMENT AFL-CIO,

In 2021, Greg Regan was elected President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, a labor organization consisting of 36 unions that together represent workers in all areas of transportation. TTD focuses on federal legislation, regulatory matters, and policy issues that impact transportation workers.

In his current position, Greg leads and oversees TTD’s daily operation and serves as ...

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PCNC Welcomes PMSA’s Mike Jacob: Oakland A’s Howard Terminal Report, Tuesday September 6th @ 11 Via Zoom

PCNC Welcomes PMSA’s Mike Jacob: Oakland A’s Howard Terminal Report, Tuesday September 6th @ 11 Via Zoom

Mike Jacob Discussed:

  • Ballpark/Condo Complex Approval Process
  • Regulatory Issues To Be Addressed
  • Status of Lawsuits

Mike serves as General Counsel and Vice President of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association.  Mike advises PMSA on legal, statutory and regulatory matters, and regularly testifies on behalf of industry at administrative ...

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PCNC Welcomes Blue Diamond Growers’ Steve Schult & the “Almond Express:” Tuesday, August 23rd @ 1100 Via Zoom

Steve Schult, Vice President, Global Supply Chain, Blue Diamond Growers, Will Discuss:

  • Almond Export Costs for Southern California Rail Service 
  • Repositioning Empty Containers
  • Exporting Via Houston and Norfolk
  • Oakland is Still the Cheapest Route

Steve Schult is Vice President of Global Supply Chain for Blue Diamond Growers. He leads the end-to-end inventory and service execution from orchard to table for the world’s largest nut processor. Steve serves on the Federal Maritime Shipping Committee National Shipper Advisor ...

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MARITIME DAY PANELS MAY 16 & 18, 2022 Via Zoom

MAY 16, 2022:  DO U.S. EXPORTERS NEED NEW U.S SHIPS?

0900 (Pacific Time) 
WELCOME: Jim Patti, President International Propeller Club of the United States

0915 
Moderator: Stas Margaronis, President Propeller Club of Northern California
Paul Snell, Chief Executive Officer, British American Shipping, Long Beach California “Challenges for U.S. Exporters in 2022.”
Lars Jensen, Partner Vespucci Maritime, Copenhagen, Denmark, “World Container Trade Overview”
Bruce Jones, Author ‘To Rule the Waves’ & Senior Fellow Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., “Does China Rule the Waves?”
Dr. Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Associate Professor of History, Campbell ...

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PCNC Welcomes British-American’s Paul Snell: AG Exporters Strategy for 2022 Tuesday April 19 2022 @ 1100 Via Zoom

Port of Oakland’s Ron Brown will introduce Paul.

Paul will discuss:

  • CUTBACKS IN SAILINGS TO OAKLAND
  • TERMINALS APPOINTMENT SYSTEM ADDS COSTS AND PROBLEMS TO EXPORTERS
  • WORKING WITH OCEAN CARRIERS TO ASSURE YOUR FREIGHT SAILS ON TIME
  • IS SHIPPING OUT OF LA/LB THE NEW NORMAL

Paul’s background 

Paul Snell is Chief Executive Officer at British American Shipping, Long Beach, California, United States   

British American Shipping, LLC is a California based licensed Ocean Transport Intermediary (OTI) / Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC). Our company operates as a global specialist in ...

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PCNC Welcomes GSC Logistics David Arsenault: What to Expect from Ocean Carriers in 2022 on Thursday, March 31 @ 11 Via Zoom 

 David Arsenault is the President of GSC Logistics, one of the largest and fastest growing logistics companies on the US west coast providing drayage, deconsolidation, and other value-added services. Mr. Arsenault has over 35 years of global executive leadership experience across all supply chain disciplines including ocean carriers, marine terminals, 3PLs, IEPs, motor carriers and technology companies. Dave previously spent 12 years ...

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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?

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PCNC Welcomes Hans Broekhuis CEO of 4FOLD & Amy Grat, CEO of EXP

Speakers: Hans Broekhuis, CEO of 4FOLD, introduces new shipping efficiency that saves space, time, money and our planet – a foldable shipping container that creates extra room on vessels, trucks, trains, terminals and depots. Amy Grat, CEO of EXP, talks about how EXP helps young people gain experience, unlock doors and build the confidence they need to succeed in school, career and life.

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