Port of Los Angeles’ Seroka says 2023 “Has been a challenging year”
The Port of Los Angeles reported cargo volumes declined during first three months of 2023 compared to 2022.
CATO & congressional allies propose dismantling the Jones Act
At a time when the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) is tasked with producing a National Maritime Strategy to upgrade U.S. shipbuilding and shipping, the libertarian Cato Institute’s proposal is to repeal the Jones Act.
Port of Long Beach outlines 400 Acre “Pier Wind” offshore wind port
The Port of Long Beach has announced a bold plan to establish a 400-acre wind port called Pier Wind that could centralize the...
Customs brokers, forwarders & shippers ask Congress to change rail storage rules
More than seventy trade associations sent the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leadership a letter asking for clarification regarding rail storage fees charged as part of international ocean shipping
Celico delivers masterclass in US-China trade relations at CONECT Conference
Amy Celico, principal at the Albright Stonebridge Group [part of Dentons Global Advisors] was a featured speaker at the annual CONECT (Coalition of New England Companies for Trade) Trade & Transportation Conference in Newport, Rhode Island April 11-13, 2023.
Proposed national maritime strategy will support U.S. maritime growth
The DOT’s U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) is now authorized to produce a National Maritime Strategy that would provide the basis for the United States to assess maritime shortfalls and address them through greater investment and/or policy changes, according to Sara Fuentes, Vice President of Government Affairs, Transportation Institute and Jonathan Kaskin, National Vice President for Legislative Affairs, Navy League of the United States.
Cyber vulnerabilities—a top supply-chain risk
Reducing attack surface is key to shoring up security, expert says...
Crowley spearheads offshore wind operations at Humboldt Bay
Last November, Andreini spoke to AJOT and described the scope of the wind farm effort at Humboldt Bay: “I do not think that many people…
After Oakland A’s Fisher bombs in Oakland, he heads for the showers in Las Vegas
Oakland A’s owner John Fisher surprised the City of Oakland with the baseball team’s announcement that it had a ‘land deal’...
Japan and California ports will collaborate on green shipping and hydrogen fuel projects
On March 15th, California and Japan signed an agreement to develop a “green shipping” corridor. In addition, California and Japan will collaborate on the deployment of zero emission hydrogen projects at California ports, according to Danny Wan, Executive Director, Port of Oakland.

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