AAPA Seaports Advisory
October 25, 2016
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Eco Seal Protective Coatings
CohuHD Costar LLC
Port of Long Beach
Puretech Systems, Inc.
Richert L. Self, director of administration & finance for the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District, has completed all requirements of AAPA’s Professional Port Manager (PPM®) program. He will receive a PPM® certificate at this week’s AAPA Convention in New Orleans.
Carnival Cruise Line has signed an agreement with landlord Urban Commons and the City of Long Beach to expand the Long Beach Cruise Terminal to accommodate larger ships and enhance its terminal operations. The deal will nearly triple the size of the facility Carnival now leases from 66,000 to 142,000 square feet.
The Ports of Indiana and Trois-Rivières Port Authority have formed a marketing partnership that will conduct a study of maritime shipping opportunities and potential supply chain connections between their Lake Michigan and St. Lawrence River facilities.
Port Canaveral has received A2 ratings from Moody’s Investors Service on some $32.715 million in proposed revenue refunding bonds series 2016C (AMT) and $27.045 million in 2016D (non-AMT) issued bonds. The agency based its determinations on the port’s strong position in the cruise market; cargo growth; stable finances and proactive capital plan management. Port of Oakland operating revenue remained steady in FY 2016 despite the bankruptcy of a tenant terminal operator. The year-end total of $338 million beat the previous record, $336.6 million in FY 2015, by 0.4 percent.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has realized nearly $400,000 in savings at One World Trade Center through a federal Energy Policy Act tax incentive that encourages the installation of energy efficient measures.
The Port of Seattle has completed the environmental analysis of Terminal 5 and prepared the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the project to modernize the cargo-handling facility in order to serve larger cargo vessels.
The California State Lands Commission and the San Diego Unified Port District have agreed to develop a pilot marine planning partnership in San Diego County. Their intention is to ensure meaningful public participation, accountability, transparency, and a science-based process for adaptively managing ocean resources.
A back-up power generator made of recycled crane components successfully completed its first real world exercise during Hurricane Matthew, keeping JAXPORT's main office near downtown Jacksonville connected with tenants, customers, employees and the community during the storm-caused power outages.
Green Marine
Port of Los Angeles container volumes this September increased 2.4 percent from a year ago to 747,707 TEUs. Year to date, container traffic totaled 6,368,107 TEUs, up 4.1 percent compared to January – September 2015. The September container count for the Northwest Seaport Alliance shows increases from a year ago of 3.7 for full imports and 5.8 percent for full exports. Year to date 2016, volume remained flat, down less than 1.0 percent to 2,657,481 TEUs due to reduced empty and domestic container traffic. The Port of Virginia reports container traffic at its Hampton Roads terminals totaled 226,896 TEUs in September. That was up 2.0 percent from September 2015 and gave Virginia its eighth consecutive month with volume in excess of 210,000 TEUs.
Employment Opportunities:
Marine Engineer; Riviera Beach, Florida; Port of Palm Beach District

Manager, Intermodal Rail Development; New York, New York; The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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

Deputy Executive Director II - Maintenance and Facilities; 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; 02852
Port Business Opportunities:
Request for Proposal: Economic Impact Study RFP
Posted Date:October 5, 2016
Deadline: 11/11/2016
Massive Turbine Parts to Generate Puerto Rico Power Move Through JAXPORT
Jacksonville, Florida
October 18, 2016

Port of San Diego Accepting Applications for Event Sponsorships Beginning October 17
San Diego, California
October 17, 2016

State Lands Commission and San Diego Unified Port District Announce Collaborative Marine Planning Agreement
San Diego, California
October 14, 2016

Restored Blue Angels F-11 Jet Fighter, Electronic Message Board to Welcome the Public to the Port of South Louisiana Executive Regional Airport

LaPlace, Louisiana
October 13, 2016

Port Manatee Tram Tours to Resume Oct. 17

Palmetto, Florida
October 11, 2016

Luxury Cruise Liner Set for Maiden Voyage to Port of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 7, 2016

Port of Los Angeles Selects 'FUSE' Executive Leadership Fellow
San Pedro, California
October 6, 2016

Port of Los Angeles to Hold Environmental Open House October 20th on Sustainability Initiatives
San Pedro, Colorado
October 6, 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

Klein Marine Systems, Inc.