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.
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.
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.
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).
Sep 15 2022 at 10:16 AM | Intermodal | Maritime | Liner Shipping
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.
Sep 07 2022 at 10:12 PM | Energy | Alternative | Maritime | Liner Shipping
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.
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.
Aug 17 2022 at 01:26 PM | Energy | Alternative | Maritime | Technology
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.
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.