AAPA Seaports Advisory
June 21, 2016
Plan now to attend the AAPA Port Security and IT Seminar & Exposition, July 20-22, at The Westin Crystal City in Arlington (VA). That’s just across the Potomac River from Washington (DC). An outstanding program has been developed by the AAPA Security and Infotech Committees and their chairmen, Joe Lawless of the Massachusetts Port Authority and Lance Kaneshiro of the Port of Los Angeles.
Eco Seal Protective Coatings
CohuHD Costar LLC
Port of New Orleans Chief Operating Officer Brandy Christian was elected to the Green Marine board of directors during the environmental certification organization’s recently concluded annual conference in Québec City.
Three newly manufactured 100-gauge cranes departed Shanghai June 6 aboard the heavy lift vessel Zhen Hua 14 en route to the Port of Jacksonville for delivery sometime in August.
The Port of Everett demonstrated its high financial standards once again by achieving another clean audit, marking the 19th consecutive year with no findings reported by the Washington State Auditor’s Office (WSAO). The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.17 billion FY 2016-17 annual budget for the Port of Los Angeles, including $146.1 million for capital improvements.
Port of Long Beach
Puretech Systems, Inc.
The Port of Seattle Commission has approved the creation of a "Port Economic Development Partnership Program" that will make available $962,435 to 38 cities to advance local economic development throughout the region.
The North Carolina National Guard (NCNG) utilized North Carolina State Ports Authority facilities in Wilmington and Morehead City to test the emergency response capabilities of local, state and federal agencies in an eight-day exercise that ended June 21.
The bucket dredging phase in Slip D, the latest development in Port Fourchon's Northern Expansion area, was completed June 14. The initial dredging of Slip D, which broke ground less than one year ago, is the most recent benchmark completed in the progression of the port's Northern Expansion development plan.
A newly released study on the Local and Regional Economic Impacts of the Cleveland Harbor found that maritime commerce in Cleveland contributes more than $3.5 billion of total economic value annually to Northeast Ohio.
Green Marine
Transportation Technology Associates
Container cargo numbers improved slightly at the Port of Long Beach in May, up 0.8 percent from a year ago when business was recovering from several months of congestion. Throughput at Port of Los Angeles, reached 770,409 TEUs in May, an increase of nearly 11 percent from last year and the port’s busiest May ever. May was fifth consecutive grown month for containerized exports at the Port of Oakland reports containerized cargo exports increased in May for the fifth straight month. The Port of Virginia reports container traffic for the year through May totaled nearly 1.1 million TEUs, a 2.0 percent increase compared to January-May 2015.
Employment Opportunities:

Executive Director; San Francisco, California; Port of San Francisco
Manager, Maritime Safety & Training; East Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport)
Assistant Cruise Terminal Manager - Maintenance; Galveston, Texas; Port of Galvestom 
Port Business Opportunities:
Request for Expressions of Interest: Program Management Consultant Services - Port Miami
Posted Date:June 2, 2016
Deadline: 06/27/2016 3:30 pm local time

Request for Proposal: Technical Support Services - Port Authority of Guam
Posted Date:June 2, 2016
Deadline: 6/30/2016 10:00 am

Request for Expressions of Interest: Notice to Industry of Upcoming Work
Posted Date:October 30, 2015
Deadline: Not Applicable