News

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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Letter From the President

Welcome to the Propeller Club of Los Angeles/Long Beach. Over the last several years, under the leadership of Sue Dvonch, we saw the Propeller Club of LA/LB transform to an up-to the 21st century organization. Group Concepts, led by Andrea Messina was hired to manage...

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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

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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