Events

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 at Hyundai ...

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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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QUESTIONS: apmargaronis@mail.com

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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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View Hans Broekhuis’ Presentation Slides

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STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE 2021 NOVEMBER CONFERENCE

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

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 3, 2021 

0800 – U.S. PACIFIC 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 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 discusses 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 and ...
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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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