AAPA Seaports Advisory
May 10, 2016
Contact: Sr. Aldo Signorelli, Gerente General, Empresa Portuaria San Antonio, Av. Barros Luco N°1613, of. 8 A, San Antonio, CHILE. Phone: 011 56 35 2586000. Fax: 011 56 35 2586010. Email: asignorelli@epsa.cl. Website: www.sanantonioport.cc.cl/.
Eco Seal Protective Coatings
CohuHD Costar LLC
Port container traffic volumes within the geo-political region encompassed by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) reached a record high in 2015 of nearly 59.2 million TEUs. That was up 4.1 percent from the previous record year of 2014 and exceeded the box count of two decades ago by 234 percent.
The Port of Hueneme launched the second phase of its Grid-Connected Shore Power System with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 3. By plugging in, refrigerated cargo vessels calling the port can shut down their auxiliary marine engines and operate on shore power in lieu of diesel fuel. The Northwest Seaport Alliance has signed on to participate in Green Marine, an environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry.
The Port of South Louisiana has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Nicholls State University of Thibodaux (LA) to promote the university’s Coastal Restoration Program, which is dedicated to providing storm surge protection, ending coastal land loss and restoring Louisiana land.
Port of Long Beach
Puretech Systems, Inc.
The U.S. Coast Guard has determined that state-calibrated scales used at the Port of Savannah meet a new requirement of the international Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention. A $1.5 million subsidy program to stimulate night and weekend business at the Port of Oakland has been extended. Four 24-ton fermentation and storage tanks destined for a San Diego area brewing company arrived April 28 from Germany at the Port of San Diego's Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.
Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A+' rating with stable outlook of the Hawaii Department of Transportation's $323 million in outstanding harbor system revenue bonds.
Todd Coleman will be stepping down May 19 as chief executive of the Port of Vancouver USA.
Clarkson's Tanker Register is a comprehensive guide to tanker vessels of all sizes and classifications. These include VLCC and ULCC crude oil carriers, general purpose tankers, naval auxiliaries, combined carriers and vessels specifically designed to handle chemicals, asphalt, methanol or wine.
Transportation Technology Associates
The Finished Vehicle Logistics North America conference is a two-day event in California on June 7-9 focusing on the fundamental challenges of matching outbound automotive logistics patterns with growing consumer expectations. Import Export North America 2016 is a one-day conference organized by Finished Vehicle Logistics. Taking place in Baltimore, Maryland on August 10, it will include presentations by a wide range of automotive supply chain professionals. Dedicated to cement and clinker shipping and port-side logistics, INTERCEM Shipping Americas will take place June 13-14 in Charleston, South Carolina. AAPA members receive a 10 percent discount on the conference registration fee; use the code AAPA when booking.
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