Harbor truckers facing tough times says Impact Transportation’s Cancilla

The Oakland California-based Impact Transportation transports imports and exports on a 50% to 50% basis...
British-American’s Snell: Ag exporters facing tough 2023

British-American is a California-based licensed Ocean Transport Intermediary (OTI) / Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC). It operates as a ...
Imports to U.S. East Coast ports may be delayed by Panama Canal slow down

U.S. West Coast ports could benefit due to import shipments from Asia to the U.S. East Coast being delayed just as the Christmas season approaches according to British-American Shipping CEO Paul Snell.
Propeller Club elects Maria Conatser as its first female President

In her acceptance speech, Conatser recalled being recruited to work in the maritime industry twenty-eight years ago: “I joined the maritime industry when a recruiter that I knew called me up...
Port of Long Beach President Olvera urges caution on offshore wind

The Port of Long Beach’s newly elected Harbor Commission President Bobby Olvera Jr, also a Vice President in the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), says he sees no reason to rush into the adoption of off-shore wind in California without a careful review.
Port of Los Angeles - San Joaquin Valley rail service may begin in 2028

A rail service linking agricultural exporters in California’s San Joaquin Valley to the Port of Los Angeles could begin in 2028, according to Eugene Seroka, Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles...
AWO & Glosten Warn That California Harbor Craft Rules Will Be Costly

On August 9th, Crowley and the Port of San Diego broke ground on the shoreside charging station designed to provide clean energy for the company’s new zero-emissions tugboat, eWolf.
IANA hears railroads losing $4 billion/year to trucking & shipping overcapacity is driving more blank sailings

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Expo opened in Long Beach, California with panelists warning that railroads have lost $4 billion annually in business to trucking and that blank sailings, caused by new ship orders, are on the rise and will impact U.S. ports.
Port of Long Beach $4.7 billion ‘Pier Wind’ offshore wind port construction to start in 2027

The Port of Long Beach projects that it will begin construction on its 400 acre ‘Pier Wind’ offshore wind port in 2027 which is projected to cost $4.7 billion, according to Suzanne Plezia, Senior Director/Chief Harbor Engineer for the Port of Long Beach.
California Harbor Trucking Association’s Schrap says zero emission mandates don’t work

California is going to need thousands of chargers and charging stations and electric trucks in order to meet its zero emission truck goals but the capacity of energy, charging stations and electric trucks is not currently available according to Matt Schrap, CEO for the Harbor Trucking Association.

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