Stas Margaronis

Stas Margaronis


Port of Oakland director seeks first Pacific coast port of call

Chris Lytle, executive director, Port of Oakland told AJOT in an interview that “the Port has been approached by three carriers, raising the possibility of Oakland becoming the first U.S. Pacific Coast port of call.

Jan 31, 2018View Full Blog

Robinson Fresh San Bernardino Facility Expands California and Western States’ Service

Craig Mack, director for C.H. Robinson, a third-party logistics provider based in Minnesota, told AJOT that the company’s San Bernardino, California facility is helping expand distribution of fruits and vegetables while continuing to increase imports of grapes from Peru and Chile as well as fruits and vegetables from Mexico.

Jan 30, 2018View Full Blog

Cordero Says 2017 Was Turn-Around Year For Port of Long Beach

In an interview, Mario Cordero, executive director of the Port of Long Beach, told AJOT that the Port has “re-established the same annual container volume in 2017 that it had processed before the 2008 recession.”

Jan 22, 2018View Full Blog

ITEP and Port of LA Partners expand California student education and training

The International Trade Education Programs (ITEP), a Southern California non-profit organization, connects California high school students with careers in the maritime, transportation and energy industries in collaboration with the Port of Los Angeles, Pasha Stevedoring, Tesoro, APM Terminals, BNSF Railway, ILWU, the Los Angeles Transportation Club, Metropolitan Stevedore Company, Franco Trucking, Yusen Logistics, Phillips 66, Ports America, Valero Energy, Los Angeles Community College District, Los Angeles Unified School District and many others .

Dec 04, 2017View Full Blog

Opinion: New Automated Terminals Can Help Meet CAAP Zero Emissions And Boost LA/LB Market Share

The governing boards of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach unanimously approved the 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP), on November 2nd. The plan contains ambitious goals for lowering truck and cargo-handling equipment to near zero and ultimately reach zero emissions.

Nov 17, 2017View Full Blog

San Pedro ports approve Clean Air Plan

The governing boards of the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach unanimously approved the 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP), on November 2nd. The plan contains ambitious goals for lowering truck and cargo-handling equipment to near zero and ultimately zero emissions.

Nov 06, 2017View Full Blog

Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles “Clean Air Action Plan” Nears Adoption

Prior to the November 2nd meeting to consider adoption of the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles “Clean Air Action Plan 2017” the ports have re-iterated their faith in zero emissions technologies to reduce emissions from cargo-handling equipment and trucks.

Oct 25, 2017View Full Blog

Propeller Club and Navy League urge support for Jones Act: U.S. ports support will be critical

The International Propeller Club of the United States, in an October 11th email, urged its members to support the Navy League of the United States’ grass roots campaign asking Congress to support the Jones Act and opposing new proposals to undermine the Act

Oct 18, 2017 • (0) CommentsView Full Blog

PMSA Criticizes LA/LB Clean Air Action Plan

The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) criticized a new proposed “Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP)” by the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach stating it proposes costly initiatives that will further erode the competitiveness of the two ports.

Sep 22, 2017View Full Blog

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