Stas Margaronis

Stas Margaronis

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

NAVIS President Urges Terminals and Carriers to Increase Digitization

Bernard de la Tour, president of maritime software provider Navis, urged port and terminal operation participants at the Navis World 2017 conference in San Francisco to prepare for a major investment in digitization by ocean carriers and global terminal operators.

Apr 03, 2017View Full Blog

Navis’s XVELA Execs Offer Maritime Cloud-Based Vision

Guy Rey-Herme, President of XVELA and Robert Inchausti, Chief Technology Officer believe that XVELA’s new cloud-based system will revolutionize maritime operations by providing improved communication between ship stowage and terminal cargo handling.

Apr 03, 2017View Full Blog

US West Coast Ports Increase Market Share in 2016

U.S. West Coast ports increased their market share in 2016 indicating losses to East Coast and Gulf ports are being reversed.

Feb 24, 2017View Full Blog

PMSA warns about trade impact on ports

John McLaurin, President of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA), warned that Trump administration trade policies could have a negative impact on U.S. trade and ports.

Feb 15, 2017View Full Blog

California farmers say drought is over but regulatory constraints remain

Thanks to record 2016-2017 rainfall, the long California drought is over and California growers are feeling positive about the 2017 outlook.

Feb 09, 2017View Full Blog

Port of Long Beach predicts “modest growth” in 2017

The Port of Long Beach expects “modest growth” in 2017 after experiencing a 5.8% decline in overall container cargo in 2016, according to interim Chief Executive Duane Kenagy.

Jan 27, 2017View Full Blog

Lytle Hails Port of Oakland’s 2016 Turnaround

Port of Oakland executive director Chris Lytle said in his “State of the Port” address that “we are on a roll” as the Port racked up 2.37 million twenty foot containers in 2016, a 4% increase from 2015.

Jan 16, 2017View Full Blog