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MEDC Innovative Cargo Growth Work Group

Work Group Chair: Alejandra Lopez, Business Development Analyst, The Port of Hueneme - Oxnard Harbor District, Tel: (805) 488-3677 ext. 2227, or 

Work Group Roster

Click here for a Jan. 11, 2017 article in E&E News, titled "Wind and solar account for 60% of new growth, outpacing gas"
Click here for a briefing presentation on alternative energy facilities and cargo development.
Click here for April 10, 2015 Energy & Environment News article, "Wood pellet systems grown in Northeast with help from incentives"
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for the April 10, 2015 Maritime Executive article, "Alternative Energy: The Case for Renewables"
Click here for the March 12, 2015 Greenwire article, "Wind could supply 35% of U.S. electricity by 2050"
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for a very basic "LNG 101" video, 3 min. long by Shell Oil.
Click here for an export market report by Port of Los Angeles Director of Trade Development Jim MacLellan (March 22, 2017)
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for the March 3, 2017 blog in the American Journal of Transportation, titled "The Future of Container Shipping May Be Smaller Than We Think"
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for the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics new, monthly Logistics Market Snapshot (posted 9-8-2016)
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for the latest monthly trade update by the U.S. International Trade Administration.
Click here for the latest version of the U.S. International Trade Administration's "Tradeology" blog posts, featuring news, data and stories about U.S. exports.
Click here to download the U.S. Department of Commerce’s 11th edition of A Basic Guide to Exporting, which is revised and updated for today’s small business. The guide includes the life cycle of an export transaction, differences between domestic and international sales, and shows how exporting has helped small businesses find new customers and revenue.
Click here for Walter Kemmsies' April 2015 American Shipper column, "The empties barrier to export"
Click here for the Jan. 31, 2014 article in The Journal of Commerce, titled "Executive and Congressional Support for Foreign Trade Zones Needed to Fulfill President's Call for Export Growth."
Click here for the Jan. 8, 2014, Los Angeles Times article, "U.S. trade deficit sinks to 4-year low as American exports rise."
Click here for the March 2013 World Trade 100 article, "Running the Export Maze." 
Click here for web-based materials related to marine highways.
Click here for a compilation of recent marine highways news stories.
Click here for a presentation on Marine Transportation and LNG.
Click here to view the latest U.S. Logistics Market Snapshot, provided by the Center of Innovation for Logistics, 190 Technology Circle, Suite #173, Savannah GA, 31407, P | 912.966.7867; F | 912.963.2549;;
Click here to view the August 10, 2016 American Journal of Transportation blog, "Lack of federal funds is leaving ro-ro ports high and dry."