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PCNC EMERGENCY PRESENTATION: TUES., SEPT. 28TH @ 11 VIA ZOOM – OCEAN CARRIERS NEEDED BACK AT PORT OF OAKLAND

OCEAN CARRIERS NEEDED BACK AT PORT OF OAKLAND: PETER SCHNEIDER, TGS LOGISTICS

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH @ 11 VIA ZOOM

TGS Logistics’ Peter Schneider will discuss the emergency facing U.S. Ag exporters:

  • The U.S. export harvest is at risk unless ocean carriers bring back regular vessel services to the Port of Oakland
  • Direct Port of Oakland/First Port of Call service is essential to fast-track U.S. Ag exports
  • Exporters & importers need to contact their ocean carrier partners and make their voices heard
  • Current trucking rates between Northern California ...
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STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE 2021 NOVEMBER CONFERENCE

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ANNOUNCING THE 4TH STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE CONFERENCE

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2021 

0800 – U.S. PACFIC TIME TO 1300 U.S. PACIFIC TIME VIA ZOOM

The Storms, Flooding & Sea Level Defense conference will be the fourth conference produced by the Propeller Club of Northern California and the Society of American Military Engineers. 

This year’s SFSLD 2021 conference will look at:

* Modernizing ...

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PCNC PRESENTS: RAILROADS & WEST COAST PORTS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 @ 11 VIA ZOOM

RAILROADS & WEST COAST PORTS: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH @ 11 VIA ZOOM

THIS PANEL OF EXPERTS WILL DISCUSS RAIL ISSUES IMPACTING WEST COAST PORTS:

  • RON BROWN, PORT OF OAKLAND
  • MICHAEL SUSSMAN, STRATEGIC RAIL FINANCE  
  • VINCENT IACOPELLA, ALBA WHEELS UP INTERNATIONAL  
  • DAVE ARSENAULT, GSC LOGISTICS & PROPELLER CLUB OF LOS ANGELES & LONG BEACH 

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

apmargaronis@gmail.com 

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PCNC PRESENTS “FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND FARMS STRATEGY FOR THE UNITED STATES” FEATURING DR HABIB DAGHER, UNIVERSITY OF MAINE

TUESDAY, JULY 13TH @ 1100 VIA ZOOM

DR DAGHER DISCUSSED:

  • New Floating Wind Turbines to Be Deployed Off Maine’s Coast
  • How Floating Wind Turbines Can Be Built at U.S. Shipyards
  • Training Next Generation U.S. Offshore Wind Turbine Workers
  • Support Vessel Requirements
  • Permitting & Finance Challenges
  • A Floating Wind Farm Strategy for California
  • New Business for California Ports
  • Building 3D Printed Boats 

BIO: Dr, Dagher is the founding Executive Director of the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC).  Under his leadership, the Center has grown from 4 to ...

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PCNC & CBFANC Present “U.S. Exporter Strategies in 2021” – May 20

THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2021 @ 1030 PACIFIC TIME VIA ZOOM

1030: INTRODUCTION: Stas Margaronis, PCNC & Evey Hwang, CBFANC

1040: WELCOME: Danny Wan, Executive Director, Port of Oakland

1045: KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Paul Snell, CEO, British-American Shipping, LLC “How to Navigate Export Obstacles in 2021”

1100 PANEL DISCUSSION: “What Strategies Should Exporters Pursue In 2021?”

Peter Friedmann, Executive Director, Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AGTC)

John Lee, President, SW ...

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PCNC Presents: U.S. MARITIME DAY 2021: Salute to the Jones Act with Acting MARAD Administrator Lucinda Lessley – May 21

Friday May 21, 2021 @ 1030 Pacific Via Zoom

1030: INTRODUCTION: Stas Margaronis, PCNC

1035: WELCOME: Niels Aalund, President, International Propeller Club of the United States

Lucinda Lessley

1040: KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Lucinda Lessley, Acting U.S. Maritime Administrator, “Should the United States Expand Its Merchant Marine & Shipbuilding to Help U.S. Exporters” 

Lucinda Lessley serves as the Acting Administrator of the Maritime Administration. Previously, she was Senior Investigator with the House Committee on Homeland Security.  Prior to ...

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PCNC Welcomes PCC Logistics Brandon McDonnell, Darren Shems, STORM GEO, Ed Kearney, Founder Boundary Layer Technologies – April 28 @1100 via Zoom

 

Brandon McDonnell is Vice President of PCC Logistics who began his career in transportation while simultaneously attending Cal State Hayward.  His formal initiation into the industry commenced at PCC Logistics, situated in Oakland, CA in 1996. During his tenure there, he has held various positions ranging from operations to sales. McDonnell was a board member for several years of The Pacific Transportation ...

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APRIL CONFERENCE: STRATEGY FOR STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE INVESTMENTS

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Source: https://www.noaa.gov/media-release/record-breaking-atlantic-hurricane-season-draws-to-end

APRIL CONFERENCE: STRATEGY FOR STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE INVESTMENTS 

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 @ 08:45-12:30 U.S. Pacific Time Via Zoom 

This is a joint event with the Society of American Military Engineers and the Propeller Club of Northern California. The focus is to support funding for national flooding and sea level defense initiatives. 

Participants include: 

  • American ...
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PCNC Welcomes PMSA’s Mike Jacob’s “Analysis of Howard Terminal EIR”

PCNC Welcomes PMSA’s Mike Jacob’s “Analysis of Howard Terminal EIR & How the Maritime Community Can Respond”

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 @ 1100 Via Zoom

PMSA’s Vice President & General Counsel Mike Jacob will discuss:

  • What the Howard Terminal EIR says
  • Positives
  • Negatives
  • What Are the Next Steps

Berg Davis’ Luis Cuadra & Gabriela Jiminez will discuss the outreach campaign in response to the Howard Terminal EIR and what you can do…

Watch the Zoom Meeting Video Talk

Port of Oakland Feature: Howard Terminal Video

Registration is $15

Please Register Here:

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PCNC Welcomes Lars Jensen of SeaIntelligence Consulting: Global Container Shipping Review

Tuesday, February 23 @ 1100 Via Zoom

Lars Jensen will discuss:
1) Trends in Trans-Pacific Container Freight
2) Are Blank Sailings Here to Stay?
3) Could the Spot Market Get Worse?
4) Advice for Agricultural Exporters 
5) Is De-containerization a Temporary Fad?
6) What Kind of “Normal” Will We be Returning to after the Pandemic?

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For questions, please contact apmargaronis.com

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