HTA’S Jerry Moro – “Proposed A’s Ballpark Threatens Harbor Trucking & Port of Oakland Operations”

Jerry Moro, director of Northern California Operations for the Harbor Trucking Association, says plans for the Oakland Athletics’ baseball park to be constructed at the current site of the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal will generate so much car traffic that harbor trucking will be brought to a near standstill during baseball games and other events.

The result will be to place container terminal ...

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PCNC Welcomes USCG’s Captain Marie Byrd & Thanks Captain Anthony Ceraolo As Sector San Francisco Changes Command

Captain Marie Byrd on the left, Rear Admiral Peter Gautier center, Captain Anthony Ceraolo right at Sector San Francisco Change of Command

The Propeller Club of Northern California (PCNC) welcomes USCG’s Captain Marie Byrd who assumes command of Sector San Francisco.
PCNC wishes to thank outgoing Captain Anthony Ceraolo for his service.
The US Coast Guard Change of Command Ceremony for Sector San ...

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Sea Level Rise Could Threaten California Cities and Ports by 2040

by Stas Margaronis

Sea Level Rising article

A new U.S. report, using advanced analytic software, says waves and storm surges are gaining momentum from sea level rise and collectively pose a more immediate threat than was previously believed. The result could be serious damage to California coastal cities and ports by 2040.

Elaine Forbes, executive director for the Port of San Francisco, told AJOT that rising sea levels ...

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PCNC Board Supports Port of San Francisco Fresh Fish Market at Fisherman’s Wharf

At the February 12, 2019 PCNC Board members expressed their support for the new Fresh Fish Market at the Port of San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Board Member Anita Yao (Port of San Francisco) introduced the team from the Fresh Fisherman’s Group that is selling fresh fish straight off their boats!

The group that met with the PCNC Board included: Giuseppe Pennisi—owner of ...

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SSA says Port of Oakland Turning Basin Expansion is Critical

The Stevedoring Services of America (SSA), general manager, who runs the Port of Oakland’s largest container terminal, Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) says that the Port must quickly embark on an expansion of the Turning Basin located in the Oakland Estuary or face the loss of next generation container ship business.

oakland international container terminal

In an interview with AJOT, Jim Rice, general manager SSA ...

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PMSA’s McLaurin warns about higher California taxes to reduce maritime emissions.

John McLaurin at Propeller Club of Northern California

The president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) warned maritime operators and customers to expect higher California air emission related taxes and fees in 2019.

John McLaurin, PMSA president, told a Propeller Club of Northern California luncheon audience to prepare for higher taxes and fees on harbor trucks, warehousing and possibly a tax on ocean containers.

He also strongly criticized plans ...

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Opposition to Proposed Oakland A’s Ballpark at Port of Oakland

Maritime Stakeholders Voice Opposition to Proposed Oakland A’s Ballpark at Port of Oakland

by Stas Margaronis

The proposed Oakland Athletics baseball park to be located at the Port of Oakland (See rendering) is drawing criticism and opposition from maritime stakeholders, but a spokesman for the Oakland Athletics says that many of the industry’s concerns can be addressed.

Taj Tashombe, Vice President External Affairs for the Oakland A’s, outlined remedies to the Propeller Club of Northern California board of directors at a January ...

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