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    Happy Birthday – Port of Oakland & Port of Redwood City

    This year marks two milestone birthday’s for California’s ports, the Port of Oakland and the Port of Redwood City. February 12th was named the Port of Oakland Day in the host city as declared by Mayor Libby Schaaf who said the honor would commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Port’s creation on February 12, 1927. […]

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    Growth at the Port of Redwood City

    In recent years, the Port of Redwood City has welcomed some 50 to 60 cargo ships each year, up to 40 of which have been filled with concrete aggregate material slated for construction projects in the Bay Area and beyond. Executive Director Mike Giari described the port’s history of exporting redwood lumber in the ’50s […]

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    California Energy Commission Awards Port of Long Beach Zero-Emissions Equipment Grant

    The California Energy Commission has announced a Notice of Proposed Award for a $9.7 million grant to the Port of Long Beach to fund one of the nation’s largest demonstration projects for zero-emissions cargo-handling equipment. The project would involve the design and creation of 25 new or converted electric cargo handling vehicles and is anticipated to […]

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    California Maritime Leadership Symposium – Another Successful Voyage

    The 16th California Maritime Leadership Symposium (CMLS) took place in Sacramento on February 15th and 16th. The bi-annual conference focused on all modes of California’s maritime transportation system – ports, vessels, highway and rail – and the intricacies, challenges and realities of maintaining and growing a viable, healthy and dynamic maritime economy in the 21st century. […]

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    Ports to Host Joint Clean Air Plan Workshop

    The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will hold a joint community workshop on Jan. 24 to gather input on strategies released late last year to update the Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP). The workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 24, at Banning’s Landing Community Center, 100 E. Water St. in […]

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    Port of Los Angeles Receives EPA Grant for Clean Terminal Equipment

    Port of Los Angeles Receives EPA Grant for Clean Terminal Equipment The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Port of Los Angeles an $800,000 grant to assist in deployment of more of the cleanest commercial cargo moving equipment available. The grant is expected to fund between 25 to 40 percent of the cost […]

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    Port of Oakland Set All-Time Record for Loaded Containers

    Loaded shipping container volume reached an all-time high at the Port of Oakland in 2016 as the Port recently reported that it handled the equivalent of 1.83 million loaded 20-foot containers last year.  An increase of 7.6 percent from 2015, topping the previous record of 1.82 million 20-footers set in 2013. The Port attributed the […]

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    Port of Stockton has Second-Best Year in History

    The Port of Stockton had its second-best year ever in 2016, moving nearly 3.9 million tons of cargo. The port’s daily vessel log included three ships in port Monday and another 15 due in by the end of January. “Things look good. This port is an exciting port,” Director Richard Aschieris recently said. “That shipping schedule, […]

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    The Port of Long Beach and Long Beach Container Terminal Receive Prestigious Clean Air Award

    The Port of Long Beach and the Long Beach Container Terminal were presented the Clean Air Award by the South Coast Air Quality Management District in early October for the Middle Harbor redevelopment project. The Clean Air Awards have several categories to recognize individuals, government entities, nonprofits and businesses. Past honorees have led to the […]

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    Port of San Diego Honored with “Citizen Diplomat Organization of the Year” Award from San Diego Diplomacy Council

    The Port of San Diego has been named “Citizen Diplomat Organization of the Year” at the San Diego Diplomacy Council’s 36th Annual Diplomacy Day Gala, held on October 22, 2016 at the University of San Diego. Over the years, the Port has worked in cooperation with the Council and the U.S. Department of State’s International […]

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