Conference Calls

The AgTC periodically hosts conference calls for AgTC members with representatives from ocean carriers, government organizations, and others. The calls are a great opportunity to pose questions directly to decision makers.

Upcoming Conference Calls

FSMA Sanitary Transportation Rule, March 10; 1pm Eastern
Featuring: Lowell Randel and Stephen Neel, Global Cold Chain Alliance
This call is limited to AgTC members only. If you would like to participate, please email 


Previous Conference Calls

Conference Call with Port of Oakland Executive Director, Tuesday, Jan. 26
AgTC- Transpacific Stabilization Agreement Container Weight Compliance Committee, October 26

Port of Long Beach Executive Director Jon Slangerup

24 Hour Rule Documentation with NYK Team– Friday, September 26th
Featuring: Bill Furgeson, VP of Security Services and Compliance and NYK Team

Food Safety Transport Rule with FDA—June 12, 2014
Featuring: Michael Kashtock, PhD, Consumer Safety Officer and Senior Advisor
Don Kraemer, Senior Advisor
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition

P3 Carrier Alliance Call with Carrier President—January 7, 2014
Featuring: Bill Woodhour, VP Maersk, North America Services, (from Copenhagen HQ)
Ferdinando Cibelli, Trade Manager, North America, Mediterranean Shipping Company
Marc Bourdon, President, North America, CMA-CGM

G6 Carrier Alliance Call with Carrier Presidents—December 16, 2013
Featuring: Wolfgang Freese, President North America, Hapag Lloyd
Kenneth Glenn, President, APL
S.D. Lee, Chairman/CEO, Hyundai Merchant Marine
Bill Payne, President North America, NYK
Tsuyoshi Yoshida, Chairman/President, MOL
Edward Zaninelli, VP TransPacific Westbound Trade, OOCL