AAPA Seaports Advisory
October 11, 2016
AAPA's Professional Port Manager (PPM®) program is now open to applications for admission to the Class of 2021.

The application process requires the submission, preferably in electronic format, of a completed application form, letter of endorsement or sponsorship from the candidate’s chief executive officer, a current curriculum vita, a current job description, and an essay describing the candidate’s unique qualifications for the program to AAPA headquarters no later than February 1, 2017. 
Eco Seal Protective Coatings
CohuHD Costar LLC
With assets of some $7 billion, Mutual of Omaha Bank offers marine lending, with real estate and equipment among its specialty vectors. Contact: Mr. Robert O'Connor, Sr., Vice President, Mutual of Omaha Bank, 520 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 700, Houston, TX 77027. Phone: (281) 220-5715.  Fax: (713) 405-1580.  Email: Robert.oconnor@mutualofomahabank.com.  Website:  www.mutualofomahabank.com. (AAPA Sustaining Member)
Port Manatee has promoted Denise Stufflebeam to senior director of business administration and finance, and Virginia Zimmermann to senior communications manager. The Port of Los Angeles has selected global supply chain and logistics expert Andrew Scott as its executive-in-residence fellow, a full-time, one-year leadership position hosted by FUSE Corps. Randa Coniglio, chief executive officer/president of the Port of San Diego, has been named "Executive Trailblazer" by San Diego Magazine. The Port of Vancouver USA is seeking applications for a permanent CEO/executive director. The position announcement has been posted on the port’s Job Center web page and the AAPA Career Center page and closes at 5 p.m., Pacific Time, Monday, October 24.
The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently welcomed the world’s largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC), to Blount Island Marine Terminal.  Höegh Target, which can carry up to 8,500 car equivalent units (CEU), arrived in Jacksonville via the newly expanded Panama Canal locks. Longview claims to be the first known port in the United States to discharge wind energy blades directly from vessel to rail cars.
Port of Long Beach
Puretech Systems, Inc.
The Ventura County Air Pollution Control District has awarded the Port of Hueneme a $14,000 grant to install electric vehicle charging stations for public use. Olympia recently became the 18th U.S. port to enroll in the Green Marine environmental certification program.
At its recent meeting, the governing board of the Port of Hueneme approved a total of $67,000 for the purchase of specialized underwater equipment by the Ventura County Sheriff's Office. The project includes underwater communication equipment for the dive team as well as an inflatable portable tent that can serve as an emergency operations center or incident command post.
Georgia Port Authority’s terminal complex in the Port of Brunswick is growing and bustling with activity. In his annual State of the Port address, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch announced a 100-acre expansion of the Colonel's Island auto terminal, and welcomed Logistec's completion of a wood pellet storage facility at GPA's East River Terminal.  At Port Tampa Bay, Port Logistics Refrigerated Services has begun site work for construction of a 134,000-square-foot on-dock cold storage warehouse for refrigerated imports and exports.
Green Marine
Employment Opportunities:
Deputy Executive Director II - Maintenance and Facilities; Los Angeles, California; Los Angeles World Airports

Deputy Executive Director - Airport Operations and Emergency Management
; Los Angeles, California; Los Angeles World Airports

Operations Manager; Beaumont, Texas; Port of Beaumont

Chief Financial Officer
; Cleveland, Ohio; Port of Cleveland

CEO/ Executive Director; Vancouver, Washington; Port of Vancouver USA

Port Director; North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Program Manager; Quebec, Canada; Green Marine

Chief Operating Officer; Longview, Washington; Port of Longview

Senior Supervising Engineer - Ports and Marine; Boston, Massachusetts; WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff

Senior Supervising Engineer - Ports and Marine
; Seattle, Washington; WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff

Senior Supervising Engineer - Ports and Marines; Los Angeles, California; WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff 
Port Business Opportunities:

Request for Proposal: Economic Impact Study RFP
Posted Date:October 5, 2016
Deadline: 11/11/2016
Luxury Cruise Liner Set for Maiden Voyage to Port of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 7, 2016

Port Manatee Promotes Stufflebeam, Zimmermann

Palmetto, Florida
October 4, 2016

Port of San Diego Celebrates National Arts Month
San Diego, California
October 4, 2016

JAXPORT Welcomes World's Largest Pure Car and Truck Carrier

Jacksonville, Florida
September 30, 2016

Port of San Diego CEO Randa Coniglio Named ‘Executive Trailblazer’ by San Diego Magazine
San Diego, California
September 30, 2016

Port Manatee Inaugurates Emergency Operations Center with Exercise of Lee County Sheriff’s Office Strike Team
Palmetto, Florida
September 29, 2016

San Diego Named One of Five Top Cruise Destinations in the United States and Canada by Industry Leader
San Diego, California
September 27, 2016

Port of Brownsville Annual Economic Activity Tops $3 Billion

Brownsville, Texas
September 23, 2016

Board Elects Michael W. Kearney Chairman
New Orleans, Louisiana
September 22, 2016

Green Port Month to be Celebrated Throughout September 2016 with Interactive and Educational Activities

San Diego, California
September 16, 2016

Port of Brownsville Foreign Trade Zone Ranks Second in U.S.

Brownsville, Texas
September 16, 2016

Presidente del Puerto de Santa Marta es elegido como Vicepresidente para Centro y Sur América de la Asociación Internacional de Puertos y Muelles IAPH
Santa Marta, Colombia
September 16, 2016

Port Manatee Enters Mutual Aid Pact
Palmetto, Florida
September 15, 2016

Port of New Orleans Grant from EPA Provides Financial Incentives to Approximately 20 Truckers to Replace Older Drayage Trucks
New Orleans, Louisiana
September 13, 2016

Port of Brownsville Recognizes Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 12-16
Brownsville, Texas
September 12, 2016

Klein Marine Systems, Inc.