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Oakland Taxpayers Stand to be Stuck With the Tab to Subsidize A’s Proposed Howard Terminal Ballpark Complex
Oakland Taxpayers Stand to be Stuck With the Tab to Subsidize A’s Proposed Howard Terminal Ballpark Complex

Oct 06 2022 at 02:55 PM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Despite promises by Oakland City officials that the $12 billion Oakland A’s ballpark and condominium complex at the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal will not require taxpayer funding, there is growing concern that Oakland taxpayers may be required to foot part of the bill.

LA’s Seroka urges calm on ILWU/PMA talks
LA’s Seroka urges calm on ILWU/PMA talks

Sep 29 2022 at 05:13 PM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Eugene Seroka, executive director Port of Los Angeles, remains hopeful that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) will resolve their differences and avoid a labor disruption to U.S. West Coast ports.

96th Propeller Club Convention Highlights the Power of Greek Shipping
96th Propeller Club Convention Highlights the Power of Greek Shipping

Sep 29 2022 at 10:34 AM | Maritime | Bulk

The 96th Annual Propeller Club convention, held in Athens, Greece between September 20th and 22nd, demonstrated the continued power of Greek shipping.

US funds help La’s Water Institute develop early warning shoaling along the Lower Mississippi
  US funds help La’s Water Institute develop early warning shoaling along the Lower Mississippi

Sep 26 2022 at 09:05 AM | Project / Heavy Lift

The Water Institute of the Gulf is harvesting depth sounding data from a fleet of tugs working in Louisiana’s stretch of the Mississippi River so as to develop an early warning system that anticipates shoaling problems for river shipping and ports.

FMC’S Bentzel Explains Proposed Maritime Transportation Data Initiative
FMC’S Bentzel Explains Proposed Maritime Transportation Data Initiative

Sep 16 2022 at 10:04 AM | Maritime | Technology

U.S. Federal Maritime Commissioner Carl Bentzel says that he hopes to win the approval from maritime stakeholders for new data transparency standards organized under the proposed Maritime Transportation Data Initiative (MTDI).

At IANA meeting Jensen says ocean freight rates will continue downwards but stay above 2019 levels
At IANA meeting Jensen says ocean freight rates will continue downwards but stay above 2019 levels

Sep 15 2022 at 10:16 AM | Maritime | Liner Shipping | Intermodal

Speaking at the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) Intermodal Expo on September 13th at Long Beach, California, Lars Jensen, CEO and partner, Vespucci Maritime based in Copenhagen, Denmark expects ocean container shipping rates to continue to decline in 2022 but predicts that they will eventually end up above 2019 levels.

Pasha boasts new LNG powered George III will substantially reduce emissions
Pasha boasts new LNG powered George III will substantially reduce emissions

Sep 07 2022 at 10:12 PM | Maritime | Liner Shipping | Energy | Alternative

With the arrival of Pasha’s new George III at the Port of Oakland on August 31st, Ed Washburn, Senior Vice President Fleet Operation, Pasha Hawaii, said the LNG powered ship will substantially reduce or eliminate emissions compared to conventional diesel-powered ships.

Ernst & Young says Jones Act carriers provided reliable Puerto Rico service during COVID
Ernst & Young says Jones Act carriers provided reliable Puerto Rico service during COVID

Aug 29 2022 at 10:55 AM | Maritime | Liner Shipping

An Ernst & Young report found that U.S. Jones Act ocean carriers provided Puerto Rico more reliable and more cost consistent services during the COVID supply chain disruptions than was provided by global ocean carriers to their customers.

MPC Container Ships, North Sea Container Line and Elkem trailblaze new methanol powered container ships
MPC Container Ships, North Sea Container Line and Elkem trailblaze new methanol powered container ships

Aug 17 2022 at 01:26 PM | Maritime | Technology | Energy | Alternative

Oslo, Norway-based MPC Container Ships (MPCCS) has announced that it is partnering with North Sea Container Line (NCL) and materials producer Elkem on an order for two 1,300 TEU ‘carbon neutral’ methanol powered container ships.

California GO-Biz official describes Newsom’s supply chain strategy
California GO-Biz official describes Newsom’s supply chain strategy

Aug 17 2022 at 09:33 AM | Intermodal | Ports & Terminals

California is developing a supply chain strategy to help ports, trucking and the railroads, according to Trelynd Bradley, a Deputy Director with California Governor Gavin Newsom’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). Bradley responded to a series of questions posed by AJOT explaining how California has developed a strategy to combat the supply chain crisis.

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