Stas Margaronis

Stas Margaronis

Port of Oakland On Track For 2% Growth In 2017

In an interview, Zampa said more 14,000 teu vessels are coming to Oakland with the result that there are less vessel calls but more productivity as the Port handles more containers.

Aug 25, 2017 • (0) CommentsView Full Blog

Port of LA’s Seroka Projects a 9% Increase in 2017

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka told AJOT he expects a record number of containers to be handled by the Port in 2017: “We expect 2017 to be a strong year and we are looking at a 9% increase over Calendar Year 2016.”

Aug 09, 2017View Full Blog

LA Port’s Seroka Says Proposed Container Staging Facility Will Boost Productivity

The Harbor Performance Enhancement Center (HPEC), a public private partnership between the Port of Los Angeles and a consortium organized by Los Angeles financier Jonathan Rosenthal, plans a container staging terminal facility. This will increase productivity at the Port by 10% or more.

Aug 09, 2017View Full Blog

Republicans Seek recall of Democratic State Senator who voted California gas tax

Gas tax was proposed for rebuilding freeways & roads – San Pedro Ports could be impacted

Jun 30, 2017View Full Blog

Teamsters continue pickets at LA/Long Beach

Truck drivers continued picketing container terminals at the Ports of LA /Long Beach Wednesday slowing truck traffic at some terminals.

Jun 22, 2017View Full Blog

Global maritime shipping industry needs better data sharing

A new study, “Competitive Gain in the Ocean Supply Chain: Innovation That’s Driving Maritime Operational Transformation,” says that importers, exporters, container carriers, terminal operators, vessel owners and other stakeholders suffer from poor visibility and predictability around shipments and are losing money due to a lack of partner synchronization and insufficient data insight.

Jun 20, 2017View Full Blog

Agriculture exporters worry ocean carrier consolidation undermines service

A panel of agricultural exporters speaking at the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AGTC) Annual Meeting in California on June 7th are worried that new ocean carrier alliances may be hurting service and costing shipper’s money.

Jun 08, 2017View Full Blog

Port of Oakland & Advent Partner on Inland Depot for San Joaquin Valley Shippers

Allen Thomas, Chief Strategy Officer for Advent Intermodal, based in Murray Hill New Jersey told AJOT his company is providing software support for a Port of Oakland initiative to deliver containers to new Inland Depot in French Camp California, near San Joaquin Valley, California distribution centers.

Apr 20, 2017View Full Blog

Ex-FMC Chair Cordero Poised to Head Port of Long Beach

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners is expected to vote tomorrow (Friday, April 14) to name Mario Cordero, a former chairman and current member of the Federal Maritime Commission, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Executive Director. Cordero, a Long Beach resident and attorney, served previously as president and as a longtime member of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners.

Apr 14, 2017View Full Blog

Oracle Veteran Beefs Up Navis Line-Up

In 2016, Raj Gupta was appointed Navis chief technology officer and senior vice president of engineering after a twenty-year career in Silicon Valley, including positions at Silicon Graphics and at Oracle.

Apr 05, 2017View Full Blog