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GSC Logistics’ Arsenault hails CMA CGM’s first port of call at Oakland
GSC Logistics’ Arsenault hails CMA CGM’s first port of call at Oakland

Feb 23 2021 at 05:39 PM | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The decision by French ocean carrier CMA CGM to make the Port of Oakland its first port of call in a new service from Asia is a reflection of importers and exporters developing new markets closer to their customers: “First-call status demonstrates the market is viewing the Port of Oakland more strategically which will attract increased cargo volumes,” says GSC Logistics Harbor Trucking President Dave Arsenault.

Ports of LA and Long Beach: Can Clean Air Action Plan transition harbor trucks to zero emissions by 2035?
Ports of LA and Long Beach: Can Clean Air Action Plan transition harbor trucks to zero emissions by 2035?

Feb 22 2021 at 10:27 AM | Ports & Terminals

At the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, surging imports have left boxships awaiting berths and they are piling up like cars on the LA freeway at rush hour. However, new investments in electrical cargo-handling and electric trucks could streamline port operations, reduce emissions and lower costs. The Southern California ports plan to transition all diesel trucks working the ports to zero emissions within fourteen years. Can the goal of zero emissions really be achieved?

Ports of LA and Long Beach: Can clean air action plan revolutionize port operations?
Ports of LA and Long Beach: Can clean air action plan revolutionize port operations?

Feb 18 2021 at 05:48 PM | Ports & Terminals

On February 4th at the Port of Long Beach State of the Port address, Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port reported that 15% of Long Beach operations are zero emissions and electrical. And Cordero emphasized he was confident that the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles would meet their Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) goals of zero emission cargo-handling equipment in 2030 and zero emission harbor trucks in 2035. But it could be a race against the clock as currently only about 7% of the cargo-handling equipment in the Port of Los Angeles and 15% in Long Beach is fully electrical.

Port of LA’s Seroka reports 5.5% increase in January imports but congestion continues
Port of LA’s Seroka reports 5.5% increase in January imports but congestion continues

Feb 18 2021 at 11:54 AM | Ports & Terminals

At his February 17th media briefing Gene Seroka, executive director, Port of Los Angeles reported that in January 2021, the Port recorded the following container movements: • Imports increased 5.5% over January 2020 with 437, 609 loaded TEUs • Exports declined by 19.5% to 119, 327 TEUs • Empty containers rose 14.5% to 278, 580 over January 2020

SEKO Logistics outlook: Expect global conditions to get worse
SEKO Logistics outlook: Expect global conditions to get worse

Feb 08 2021 at 02:07 PM | Logistics

In a conference call with reporters on Feb 8th, Brian Bourke, chief growth officer at SEKO Logistics warned that the logistics situation globally “will get worse before it gets better.”

Port of Long Beach’s Cordero ‘not deterred by pandemic’
Port of Long Beach’s Cordero ‘not deterred by pandemic’

Feb 05 2021 at 12:14 PM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

In his ‘State of the Port’ address, Mario Cordero, executive director, Port of Long Beach paid tribute to the men and women keeping the Port operational during the pandemic and demonstrating that the Port is “not deterred by the pandemic.”

PMA’s McKenna reports thirteen LA/LB  ILWU workers have died from COVID-19
PMA’s McKenna reports thirteen LA/LB ILWU workers have died from COVID-19

Feb 03 2021 at 08:31 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Jim McKenna, president of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), reported that the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have seen the highest number of COVID cases among U.S. West Coast ports and that thirteen longshore workers have so far died.

Wan Describes Exceptional 2020 In State of the Port of Oakland Address
Wan Describes Exceptional 2020 In State of the Port of Oakland Address

Jan 30 2021 at 04:06 PM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan Describes Exceptional 2020 In State of the Port Address

Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach urge California to fast track vaccines for dockworkers
Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach urge California to fast track vaccines for dockworkers

Jan 21 2021 at 11:57 AM | Ports & Terminals

Officials at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are urging California Governor Gavin Newsom to give priority to vaccinating longshore workers against the COVID virus so as to relieve congestion and delays at the two ports caused in part by a shortage of longshore workers who have been infected.

Seroka reports Port of LA moved 9.2 million TEUS In 2020
Seroka reports Port of LA moved 9.2 million TEUS In 2020

Jan 15 2021 at 12:15 PM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Gene Seroka, executive director of the Port of Los Angeles reported that the Port moved 9.2 million twenty-foot containers (TEUs) in 2020

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