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Ports Leaders Focus on Improving Competitiveness to Mark California Ports Day

Port Executives Meet with State Officials To Advance Cargo Movement, Infrastructure, Environmental Initiatives SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Feb. 19, 2020 — Port directors from across California marked California Ports Day on Wednesday by meeting with state policymakers, legislators, and administration officials to highlight the economic importance of the state’s 11 ports and issue a call to …

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California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) comments on signing of USMCA and China Phase 1 deal

Los Angeles, California, January 29, 2020 – Statement from Eugene D. Seroka, Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles and President of the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA), on President Trump’s signing of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) implementing bill and the Phase 1 agreement between the United States and China: “CAPA and …

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Port of Oakland Adding Electric Trucks Thanks to State Grant

More battery-powered trucks should enter the Port of Oakland fleet by 2020 thanks to the Air Resources Board’s Sustainable Terminals Accelerating Regional Transformation (START) Project which will demonstrate nearly 100 pieces of zero-emissions terminal equipment and trucks at three California seaports, including Oakland. The START Project is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative …

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Port of Oakland Shore Power Use Hit All-Time High in July

Seventy-eight percent of container vessels visiting the Port of Oakland last month cut engines and plugged into landside electrical. It was the highest plug-in rate ever recorded in Oakland and the performance demonstrates progress in efforts to curb diesel emissions from ships. According to Port data, 105 of 135 vessels visiting Oakland in July connected …

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