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Ground under proposed Oakland A’s ballpark site on Howard Terminal “liquified” in 1989 earthquake
Ground under proposed Oakland A’s ballpark site on Howard Terminal “liquified” in 1989 earthquake

Mar 23 2021 at 11:32 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Proposed Oakland A’s Howard Terminal ballpark and condo site hit by liquefaction event during 1989 earthquake. Report fails to mention event.

Oakland’s Proposed New Ballpark and Condo complex “Long-Term Threat” to Port
Oakland’s Proposed New Ballpark and Condo complex “Long-Term Threat” to Port

Mar 17 2021 at 07:55 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

PMSA’s Jacob Warns Oakland A’s Howard Terminal Ballpark and Condos Pose “Long-Term Threat” to Port of Oakland Maritime Operations

House Republicans and Democrats Voice Concerns to FMC That Ocean Carriers Decline to Ship U.S. Agriculture Exports
House Republicans and Democrats Voice Concerns to FMC That Ocean Carriers Decline to Ship U.S. Agriculture Exports

Mar 11 2021 at 03:58 PM | Maritime News | Liner Shipping

On March 9th, a group of Democratic and Republican Congressional representatives led by John Garamendi (D-CA) and Jim Costa (R-CA) announced that they authored a bipartisan letter to Michael A. Khouri, chair of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), voicing concern over reports that certain vessel-operating common carriers (VOCCs) are declining to ship U.S. agricultural commodity exports from U.S. ports.

Northwest Seaport Alliance volumes up 9% in January
Northwest Seaport Alliance volumes up 9% in January

Mar 08 2021 at 02:40 PM | Ports & Terminals

Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) CEO John Wolfe reported March 3rd that container freight volumes rose by 9% in January 2021 compared to January 2020 totaling 288,289 TEUs. NWSA CEO John Wolfe expects strong first half of 2021.

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.”

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