Ed McCarthy joined the Georgia Ports Authority
as chief operating officer., and had his first day September 6, 2016. The board of directors of the Halifax Port Authority
recently elected Hector Jacques chair and Thomas J. Hayes vice-chair. Both appointments are effective October 11, 2016. Jon Slangerup is resigning as chief executive officer of the Port of Long Beach
. Mr. Slangerup, who joined the port in June 2014, has accepted a position as chairman and CEO of an aviation technology company.