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PCNC MARITIME DAY PRESENTATIONS 2024: PORTS OF OAKLAND, SAN FRANCISCO, REDWOOD CITY, PASHA, NATIONAL SHIPPING, SIU, SF BAR PILOTS MAY 28, 2024

PCNC WILL HOLD ITS ANNUAL MARITIME DAY PRESENTATIONS THIS YEAR ON MAY 28th FROM 1000 HRS TO 1200 HRS VIA ZOOM

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

1000-1100 HRS: PORTS

  • KRISTINE ZORTMAN, PORT OF REDWOOD CITY
  • CHARLES LABITAN, PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO
  • RON BROWN, PORT OF OAKLAND (Invited)
  • PETER SCHRAPPEN, THE AMERICAN WATERWAYS OPERATORS
  • GREG ALEXANDER, AERAS–TECHNOLOGIES

1100-1200 HRS: U.S. CARRIERS

  • ED WASHBURN, PASHA
  • TOREY PRESTI, NATIONAL SHIPPING
  • ANNE MCINTYRE, S.F. BAR PILOTS
  • NICK MARRONE, SEAFARERS INTERNATIONAL UNION

REGISTRATION IS $15

PLEASE REGISTER HERE:

QUESTIONS: apmargaronis@gmail.com

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PCNC PRESENTS: “CONTAINER CRANE SECURITY & HYDROGEN CARGO-HANDLING BRIEFING” WITH CEES VAN PELT, ROTTERDAM SHORTSEA TERMINALS (RST) MAY 7

PCNC PRESENTS: “CONTAINER CRANE SECURITY & HYDROGEN CARGO-HANDLING BRIEFING” WITH CEES VAN PELT, ROTTERDAM SHORTSEA TERMINALS (RST) ON TUESDAY MAY 7TH @ 1000 HRS VIA ZOOM

CEES VAN PELT, MANAGER TECHNICAL OPERATIONS, RST WILL DISCUSS SECURITY ISSUES RELATED TO ZPMC CRANES & HYDROGEN POWERED CARGO HANDLING AS WELL AS THE FOLLOWING:

  • RST BACKGROUND
  • INNOVATION OF THE WIDE BOOM CRANE
  • FAST-TRACKING TRUCK PICK-UPS AND DELIVERIES
  • RAIL LINE CONNECTION TECHNOLOGY
  • ZPMC CRANES & SECURITY ISSUES
  • OPERATING SYSTEM’S IMPORTANCE IN MAINTAINING SECURITY
  • HOW THE PORT OF ROTTERDAM IS GETTING TO ...
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PCNC Welcomes Cal Maritime Propeller Club Presentations – April 23

Tuesday, April 23rd 0900-1030 Via Zoom

Introduction- The Critical State of Cal Maritime a Cadets Perspective
– Ryan Edmister

The Value of CMA’s Bridge Simulator
– Chief Mate Kevin Calnan

Evolving Industry Education – Wind Energy and Offshore Wind
– Gavin Murray

Evolving Industry Education – Maritime Focused Cyber Security
– Brandon Jose

Evolving Industry Education – The Strategic Sealift Midshipman Program
– Jack Williams

Evolving Industry Education- Logistics Case Study Competition
– Amanda Carvhalo

Evolving Industry Education – Leadership Training and The Corp of Cadets
– Ryan Edmister

There is no charge for this ...

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Save the Date! PCNC Hosts a Maritime Discussion:  “Advancing the Industrial Waterfront: A Collaborative Post-Stadium Process” Tuesday, April 2nd

Save the Date! PCNC Hosts a Maritime Discussion:  “Advancing the Industrial Waterfront: A Collaborative Post-Stadium Process” Tuesday, April 2nd @ Scott’s Seafood, Oakland from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

In the wake of the pandemic, most people in the Bay Area are aware of the key role the Port plays in the region’s economy and well-being. So what do those closest to the Port – its partners, tenants and workers – believe are ...

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PCNC Welcomes Robert Wilkins & Seafarers Ministry of the Golden Gate Wednesday March 13th from 1100 hrs to 1200 hrs Via Zoom

Enabling Happier Lives at Sea is Critical to the Future Sustainability of Maritime Trade 

The wellbeing and satisfaction of seafarers is essential to the long-term sustainability of the maritime industry. Recent reports indicate that maritime crews worldwide feel overburdened, underappreciated, and disconnected jeopardizing the future of the sector. 

Robert Wilkins, Executive Director/Chief Program Officer of Seafarers’ Ministry will provide details ...

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PCNC Welcomes CMA’s Michael Dumont Tuesday, February 6th 2024 @Scotts Seafood, Oakland from 1130 to 1330

California State University Maritime Academy President Michael Dumont will discuss current challenges facing the Maritime Academy. As you know many CMA graduates are today leading figures in California’s maritime community.

California State University (CSU) Interim Chancellor Jolene Koester appointed retired Navy Reserve Vice Admiral Michael J. Dumont to serve as interim president of California State University Maritime Academy. 

“Vice Admiral Dumont possesses an extraordinary breadth and depth of specialized knowledge and skills that align with the unique needs of the California State ...

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PCNC PRESENTS: “PORT OF OAKLAND STRATEGIES” WITH DANNY WAN, BRYAN BRANDES, ED DENIKE, MIKE JACOB, MATT SCHRAP & JOHN LEE: TUESDAY NOVEMBER 14 

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 

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THIS ...

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STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE CONFERENCE 2023

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2023 at Scott’s Seafood Oakland Ca

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The Propeller Club of Northern California & The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Invite You to: 

STORMS, FLOODING AND SEA LEVEL DEFENSE CONFERENCE 2023 @ SCOTTS SEAFOOD, OAKLAND, CA WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 8TH 2023 

0800AM TO 500PM 

1200PM LUNCH 

530PM RECEPTION 

SPEAKERS INCLUDE 

Keynote Speaker 

Matthew Arms, Director ...

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PCNC PRESENTS: WANTED: A U.S. SHIPBUILDING MOBILIZATION – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH @ 1100 PACIFIC TIME VIA ZOOM

PCNC PRESENTS: 

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

DISCUSSION:

  1. WHY WE NEED NEW U.S. SHIPBUILDING
  2. FINANCING A U.S. SHIPBUILDING MOBILIZATION
  3. MARINE HIGHWAY SHIPPING
  4. U.S. NAVAL SHIPBUILDING CHALLENGES
  5. SUPPORTING THE JONES ACT
  6. WANTED: U.S. NEW MARINERS & NEW SHIPBUILDERS

WATCH VIDEO

THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THIS EVENT

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PCNC WELCOMES HTA’S MATT SCHRAP SEPTEMBER 6TH 1130-1330 @ SCOTT’S SEAFOOD OAKLAND

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

ABOUT MATT

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, ...

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MARITIME DAY PRESENTATIONS TUESDAY MAY 23rd 0900-1130 U.S. PACIFIC COAST TIME VIA ZOOM

PROPELLER CLUB OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA MARITIME DAY PRESENTATIONS TUESDAY MAY 23RD 0900-1130 U.S. PACIFIC COAST TIME VIA ZOOM

0900 Call to Order: Stas Margaronis, Propeller Club of Northern California

0905 Welcome James Patti International Propeller Club

0915 Keynote Speaker: Luke Lorenz, Director of Legislative Affairs, Navy League of the United States, Challenges Facing U.S. Navy

0930 Infrastructure & Ports

Deb Calhoun, Senior Vice President, Waterways Council Inc

Paul Matthews, Executive Director, Port of South Louisiana

Jeff ...

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PCNC & PCLALB Welcome: Busan Port Authority’s E.H. Lee, Monday May 22nd (Maritime Day)

E. H. Lee, Busan Port Authority, Director of Marketing and International Affairs, will address the Propeller Clubs of Northern California and Los Angeles & Long Beach on the topic of “Korean and U.S. Ports: Learning From Each Other” 

Monday May 22 (Maritime Day) @ 1400 (U.S. Pacific Time) Via Zoom


Welcoming speakers are:

James Patti, President, International Propeller Club
Danny Wan, Executive Director, Port of Oakland
Gene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles
S.W. Lee, President, Customs Brokers, and ...

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