Stas Margaronis

Stas Margaronis

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

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