AAPA Seaports Advisory
November 10, 2015
During its convention last week in Miami, AAPA installed new officers and elected a board of directors for the 2015-2016 activity year.
The Port of Hueneme will use its newly awarded $12.3 million TIGER grant for deepening and strengthening wharfs and berths, modernizing cargo infrastructure, and constructing on-dock rail improvements. The Port of San Diego has been awarded $10 million TIGER by the U.S. Department of Transportation for maritime cargo terminal redevelopment.  Slated improvements include removing obsolete transit sheds and constructing new, open laydown area for temporary equipment storage with on-dock rail improvements.
Eco Seal Protective Coatings
CohuHD Costar LLC
Record cruise passenger numbers and its highest container TEU count in a decade highlighted FY 2014-15 at PortMiami.
Carnival Corporation & plc celebrated the opening of its new Amber Cove cruise port in the Dominican Republic with a ceremony on November 2. The facility consisting of a two-berth port and a 25-acre landside development will serve eight of Carnival Corporation's cruise brands, with a total of 140 calls by 23 ships expected during its first full year of operation.
The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has hired Christina E. Correale to oversee its dredging program as director of harbor development.  Jason Paulson is the new facilities manager at the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. U.S. Marine Col. Richard Jordan is set to become chief of staff to the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on December 7. Alherd Kazura recently joined the North Carolina State Ports Authority as chief financial officer. Richard J. Holwell – a former federal judge with nearly 45 years of experience in the legal profession – has been appointed interim general counsel of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.
Port of Long Beach
TT Club
A new study finds that public and private marine terminals at the Port of Houston had a statewide economic impact in 2014 of $265 billion, or 16 percent of Texas’ total gross domestic product.
U.S. Seaway Administrator Betty Sutton presented Indiana Governor Mike Pence with its flagship award in recognition of an increase in international shipping at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor during a ceremony November 4 in the state capital of Indianapolis.
Port Tampa Bay has been designated a Weather-Ready Nation AmbassadorTM by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
DHI Water & Environment
Transportation Technology Associates
Port Employment Opportunities:
Chief Executive Officer (CEO); Cape Canaveral, Florida; Canaveral Port Authority
Director, Operations (Service Center); Tacoma, Washington; The Northwest Seaport Alliance 
Port Business Opportunities:
Request for Expressions of Interest: Notice to Industry of Upcoming Work; PortMiami