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RE: AB 3214 – Veto Request

September 22, 2020 Honorable Gavin Newsom GovernorState of California State Capitol Building Sacramento, CA 95814 Dear Governor Newsom, RE: AB 3214 (Limon) oil spills: financial security, fines, and penalties - Veto Request I am writing on behalf of the Los Angeles...

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PMSA Stakeholder Letter

PMSA Stakeholder Letter

July 14, 2020 Dear Members of the State Legislature, The undersigned trade associations, organizations, and businesses altogether represent a broad cross-section of the California economy, including such industries as retail, manufacturing, agriculture, aerospace, and...

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National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day

May 22, 2020 National Maritime Day is observed each year on May 22nd, the date that the American steamship Savannah sailed from the United States to England back in 1819 marking the first successful crossing of the Atlantic Ocean using steam propulsion. This...

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Propeller Club Update 1st Quarter 2020

Propeller Club Update 1st Quarter 2020

As your new local President of the Propeller Club of Los Angeles & Long Beach, I am committed to providing our members with a Quarterly update about the key activities that the club is involved with. As I prepare my update for the 1st Quarter of 2020, I am...

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Letter From the President

Letter From the President

Welcome to the Propeller Club of Los Angeles/Long Beach here in the nation’s largest maritime gateway and port complex. The Propeller Club is one of the longest standing international maritime organizations comprised of over 80 individual member clubs designated as...

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ILWU, APM Agree to Automated LA Terminal Training

ILWU, APM Agree to Automated LA Terminal Training

Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor | Jul 18, 2019 6:14 PM EDT Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Credit to Journal of Commerce With a deal reached on training, APM Terminals’ request for a construction permit needed to install electrical recharging equipment at...

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Jim Gladson Crosses the Bar

Jim Gladson Crosses the Bar

We are sharing the sad news that Jim Gladson, our founder and long time inspirational leader has passed away. He crossed the bar quietly in his sleep after breakfast Wednesday morning. The family is actively planing a burial at sea and a celebration of life that we...

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BCOs Face Steep Price Tag for LA-LB Clear Air Rules

Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor | Oct 18, 2017 10:13AM EDT Beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) are on the hook for some of the $4 billion that terminal operators at Los Angeles and Long Beach will have to invest in zero-emission cargo-handling equipment by 2030 to meet...

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Bob DeSpain

Bob DeSpain

We were saddened to learn of the passing of Bob DeSpain on June 30, at the age of 91.  You may remember that Mr. DeSpain was the WWII Veteran who was the memorable and heartwarming highlight of our holiday luncheon just last December at the Maya.  Our friend and...

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