AAPA Seaports Advisory
March 15, 2016
Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) software allows port professionals to visually analyze their networks, operations and security for better, faster decisions that improve efficiency, productivity and profitability.

Contact: Mr. Terry C. Bills, Global Transportation Industry Manager, Esri, 380 New York Street, Redlands, CA 92373. Phone: (909) 793-2853. Email: tbills@esri.com. Website: www.esri.com/ports.
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Dave Soike, aviation director of facilities and capital programs at the Port of Seattle, has been promoted to the recently created position of chief operating officer (COO).
Sunday, March 13, 2016, marked the second time this cruise season that Port Everglades broke its own world record with a preliminary count of more than 54,700 cruise guests sailing in and out in a single day.
2015 was a record year for autos and containers at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals, according to the Maryland Port Administration (MPA). The Port of Long Beach reports container throughput this February jumped 35.9 percent from a year ago to 561,412 TEUs. The Port of Los Angeles recorded its busiest February ever, with volume soaring 42 percent from February 2015 to 713,721 TEUs. The Port of Vancouver USA is celebrating 2015 as yet another record-breaking year for revenue and tonnage.  February data from the Port of Virginia show double-digit gains for box traffic at its Hampton Roads, Richmond and Virginia Inland Port terminals.
Atlantic Container Line (ACL) will continue to serve the North American and European markets at the Fairview Cove Container Terminal in the Port of Halifax pursuant to a newly signed contract with Ceres Halifax Inc. that runs through 2022.
The Port of Seattle is supporting tourism development across Washington State by jointly promoting use of port facilities through a new Co-operative Tourism Promotion Program.
The Brownsville Navigation District will use the net proceeds of a newly closed $29.3 million bond issue primarily to build a new liquid cargo dock and as self-reimbursement for the purchase of a mobile harbor crane.
Indiana recently became the second U.S. state to establish an accelerated application process for Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) in all counties. The state port authority, Ports of Indiana, is the administrator for all FTZs in Indiana.
The Port of Kalama board of commissioners has awarded a $1.06 million construction contract to enhance pathways, landscaping and beautify the port’s riverfront marina parkway adjacent to the Columbia River and the port marina area.

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Employment Opportunities:
Manager, Engineering - Construction; San Diego, California; Port of San Diego
Principal, Maritime Business Development (Limited); San Diego, California; Port of San Diego
Deputy Director of Cargo Operations; Cayman Islands; Port Authority of the Cayman Islands
Manager, Business Development - Export Cargo; Long Beach, California; Port of Long Beach
Port and Freight Project Manager; Augusta, Maine; MaineDOT
Environmental Engineer; Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi Authority
Executive Director - Foss Waterway Development Authority; Tacoma, Washington; Foss Waterway Development Authority - Tacoma, WA
5299 Planner IV, Environmental Review; San Francisco, California; Port of San Francisco
Sr. Manager, Planning; Tacoma, Washington; The Northwest Seaport Alliance
Chief Executive Officer (CEO); Pennsylvania; Philadelphia Regional Port Authority 
Port Business Opportunities:
Request for Proposal: APEC Gateway Port Connectivity
Posted Date:March 15, 2016
Deadline: 03/23/2015 17:00 (Singapore time)
Posted Date:February 18, 2016
Deadline: 3/22/2016
Request for Expressions of Interest: Notice to Industry of Upcoming Work
Posted Date:October 30, 2015
Deadline: Not Applicable