AAPA Seaports Advisory
June 28, 2016
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CohuHD Costar LLC
Solar panels the Port of San Diego is installing on the roof of its primary cruise ship terminal are expected to offset approximately 70 percent of the building’s energy consumption and cut greenhouse gas emissions by 187 metric tons annually.
Port Everglades and its cruise line partners, Carnival Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International, are working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to launch two pilot programs designed to expedite secure entry into the United States following a cruise vacation.
SeaLand, the Maersk’s Group’s Intra-Americas regional ocean carrier, is bringing its new Atlantico service to the Port of Wilmington. Atlantico will complement SeaLand’s revised SAE service, which already calls the North Carolina port.
The first ship carrying autos manufactured at a new KIA plant in Monterrey, Mexico, is due to dock at the Port of Philadelphia on July 3. Loaded at the Port of Altamira, the approximately 1,000 new KIA automobiles will be driven ashore from the brand new car carrier Glovis Sirius at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. Crowley Liner Services has entered into a 10-year, $157.8 million lease and operating agreement with the Broward County Board of County Commissioners for a 99-acre marine  terminal at Port Everglades. The Sept-Îles Port Authority has served Champion Iron Mines Ltd. with a notice of arbitration under the mechanism provided for in the port’s multi-user dock contract. The port authority says it has been "unduly burdened by significant and unexpected financial costs" because of Champion’s refusal to make the buy-in payment in 2013 and "is seeking to protect its interests and those of the contract’s other partners by reminding Champion of its responsibility to fulfill its contractual obligations." 
Port of Long Beach
Puretech Systems, Inc.
Officials from the Port of Los Angeles and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) on June 20 celebrated the official grand opening of the newly configured I 110 (Harbor Freeway) access ramps in the port’s Wilmington area. The completed construction project—which also includes key roadway modifications—is expected to significantly reduce congestion at a key, multi-point intersection near port terminals.
The Northwest Seaport Alliance reports 2016 container volumes at its terminals in Tacoma and Seattle began to normalize in May following last year’s unusual trade patterns during contract negotiations.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on June 20 welcomed 102 prospective police officers to its 114th Police Academy class.
Port Tampa Bay joined the State of Florida on June 21 in a new long-term lease that effectively gives the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) renewed oversight of the Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve in southern Hillsborough County. The Port of Vancouver USA’s mitigation bank is home to a wide variety of bird species. This year, port staff has been setting out nesting gourds for a special species - the purple martin.
Port Manatee’s newly updated master plan forecasts a doubling of cargo tonnage and provides a vision and framework for continued diverse growth at this Southwest Florida port for the next 10 years.
Green Marine
Transportation Technology Associates
Two Port of Oakland employee scholarship organizations reached a milestone this month by surpassing the $1 million mark in scholarships for Oakland high school students. The Port of Prince Rupert has contributed $539,400 from its largest Community Investment Fund to projects that are providing new recreation opportunities for local youth and enhancing digital connectivity in the indigenous coastal village of Lax Kw’alaams (BC).
The Greater Lafourche Port Commission earlier this month unveiled its redesigned website, www.portfourchon.com. The new responsive design is user-friendly, with enhanced features that allow for easy navigation and viewing from any device, and prominently features the port commission’s two brands, Port Fourchon and South Lafourche Airport.
The Port of Longview is seeking expressions of interest in a waterside terminal consisting of two docks and upland areas that became available following the expiration of a lease agreement with the former operator/tenant. The port is primarily interested in responses to import or export bulk cargos, but will consider opportunities for other marine-dependent uses. 
Employment Opportunities:

Senior Port and Marine Project Manager; Miami Lakes, Florida; HDR
Executive Director; San Francisco, California; Port of San Francisco
Manager, Maritime Safety & Training; East Boston, Massachusetts; Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) 
Port Business Opportunities:
Request for Expressions of Interest: Security Systems and Infrastructure Project Management Services
Posted Date:June 2, 2016
Deadline: 07/18/2016 11:59 pm

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