The Jones Act and National Maritime Strategy

The debate over the Jones Act and its impacts on National Maritime Strategy reflect two opposing views as the AJOT’s Stas Margaronis explains.
Port of Redwood facing dredging emergency due to USACE miscalculation

The Port of Redwood City says it is currently unable to move vessels fully laden in and out of the Port due to a sediment ‘bump” in its ship channel that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), San Francisco Division failed to expeditiously address by contracting for sufficient dredging capacity.
Jensen and Power speak on boxship industry challenges

A shift in global maritime trade lanes toward India will adversely impact ports in Asia, including Korea, but new opportunities exist for ports to adopt zero-emission fuels to create new market opportunities, according to...
Busan Port’s Kang hails collaborations

Joon Suk Kang, President of the Busan Port Authority (BPA), hailed the progress made by South Korea’s largest port and said he welcomed collaboration with other ports in pursuit of decarbonization and digitization.
Oakland Mayor Thao Champions Increased U.S. trade with Vietnam

The agreement will further cooperation between the port city of Oakland and the port city of Hai Phong, Vietnam....
Port of Oakland seeks improved maritime industry collaboration

In the aftermath of the failed effort by the Oakland A’s to build a ballpark and condominiums on the Port of Oakland property, the Port of Oakland’s Executive Director Danny Wan and Maritime Director Bryan Brandes sought...
Harbor truckers support law suit challenging California’s ‘advanced clean fleets’ rule

Matt Schrap, CEO of California’s Harbor Trucking Association (HTA), is on the front line of the State’s attempt to introduce a zero-emission rule for trucks in 2024...
California Ports hear sea level defense could cost SF Bay $110 bn

The sea is rising, and it is only a question of how soon?
Port of LA’s Seroka reports 5% volume increase in September

The Port of Los Angeles reported a 5% volume increase in September moving 748,440 TEUs, according to Executive Director Gene Seroka.
Ports Long Beach and Los Angeles support $1.2 billion hydrogen grant funding

Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero said that projected $1.2 billion in hydrogen fuel grants to California would aid the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in...

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