Port of Oakland Executive Director Danny Wan was just appointed Vice President of the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA). During a week celebrating Ports Day 2021, which highlights the significant contributions California ports made to assist the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wan fills the key leadership role effective immediately. The role was left vacant following the passing of Port of Richmond Executive Director Jim Matzorkis in December.
John Driscoll, director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority, announced Beth Ann Frisher will join the Alabama State Port Authority senior management team as the new Chief Commercial Officer effective February 18, 2021. “Beth stood out amongst a very impressive list of qualified individuals seeking to lead this critical position at the Authority,” says Driscoll.
According to figures, the Panama Canal transited a total of 13,548 vessels during its FY17, representing a 3.3% increase compared to totals the year before.
November 3, 2017
Following the close of its 2017 fiscal year (FY17), the Panama Canal, Panama City, Panama, announced that the waterway welcomed a record 403.8 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) of cargo in FY17, the largest amount of annual tonnage ever transited in its 103-year history.
The document provides high-level guidance for accelerating progress toward a zero-emission future while protecting and strengthening the ports’ competitive position in the global economy.
November 3, 2017
The governing boards of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach approved the 2017 Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) update, ushering in a new era of aggressive clean air strategies for moving cargo through what is said to be the nation’s busiest container port complex.
These logistics chains should eventually contribute to a sustainable growth based on 3 pillars—social, environmental and economic pillars.
July 14, 2017
The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), Japan, announced plans to integrate the World Port Climate Initiative (WPCI) in a wider World Ports Sustainability Programme (WPSP) to extend the scope from climate action to a full range of sustainability port development challenges.
The VERSO 12 computer is a high-performance vehicle-mounted PC developed for use in the harshest environments and for business-critical functions.
August 4, 2016
Exolgan, the main port operator in Argentina and member of Global PSA, a global port group with ports across Asia, Europe and the Americas, installed more than 80 VERSO 12 Navis-validated computers from JLT Mobile Computers, Phoenix, Ariz.