AAPA Seaports Advisory
May 30, 2017
Seabury PFRA LLC, 1350 Avenue of Americas, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10019.  Phone (201) 981-3893. Email: rcamarda@seaburypfra.com. Website: www.seaburycapital.com. Contact: Mr. Raymond A. Camarda, Director. (AAPA Sustaining Member)

Seabury PFRA provides advisory services, investment banking services, and merchant banking capabilities to the global maritime and related industries. It leverages transportation and related investments experience to solve complex challenges through an integrated approach to advisory consulting, investment management, asset management, and information technology.
GFC Crane Consultants, Inc.
General cargo tonnage at Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals set a first quarter record this year of 2.6 million short tons, mainly due to growth in the container and auto trades. Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reports last month was a record April for cargo tonnage and second to April 2015 for container traffic.
Nucor, a major steel producer, has selected the Port of Caddo-Bossier as a transfer site for products such as steel coils shipped between the company’s facilities in Arkansas and Texas. The Port of New Orleans has received approval by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for inclusion in the Southeast U.S. In-Transit Cold Treatment Pilot Program, allowing the import of various fresh fruits from Argentina, Peru, and Uruguay.
Three new directors have been appointed to the board of the Halifax Port Authority: Carole-Ann Miller for three years and David Cameron and Anne Soucie for terms of two years each. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has selected Duane Kenagy to be deputy executive director of the Port of Long Beach. Maritime industry veteran Brian E. Clark will be joining the North Carolina State Ports Authority as chief operating officer on June 1. Curtis Robinhold will take over as executive director of the Port of Portland (OR) following the retirement this June 30 of Bill Wyatt.
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week approved a $437.5 million expansion project that will add new berths for larger cargo ships and install crane rail infrastructure for new super post-Panamax cranes at Port Everglades.

The Port of South Louisiana celebrated the completion of major warehouse expansion at Globalplex Intermodal Terminal with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 21. It will be used to store and process bulk commodities such as industrial garnet.
Port of Long Beach
Puretech Systems, Inc.
The Port of Hueneme has received its seventh consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
The Port of Philadelphia has a new brand identity and will now be known as PhilaPort.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has selected Ports America to operate the Manhattan and Brooklyn Cruise terminals through 2029. As part of the new agreement, Ports America has agreed to invest $38.5 million in capital improvements across both terminals.

The Port of Seattle and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH) showcased the new Bell Street Cruise Terminal at the port’s Pier 66 building in a grand celebration on May 23.
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Green Marine
The largest tanker ever to dock at a U.S. Gulf of Mexico port the VLCC M/V Maria arrived last week at the Oxy Ingleside Energy Center export terminal in the Port of Corpus Christi.
Employment Opportunities:
Assistant Aviation Director - Business Planning and Assistant Aviation Director - Operations; Phoenix, Arizona; Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Engineering Director
; Oregon; Port of Portland

Port Assistant Management Analyst; Oakland, California; Port of Oakland

Security Specialist (DOT Executive Assistant II); Baltimore, Maryland; Maryland Department of Transportation

MPA Electro-Mechanical Crane Technician I (Electrical Option); Baltimore, Maryland; Maryland Department of Transportation

Manager, Port Leasing and Property Development; New York, New York; The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Chief Financial Officer; Freeport, Texas; Port Freeport
Port Business Opportunities:
Request for Proposal: AIS Redevelopment
Posted Date:May 4, 2017
Deadline: 6/2/17

Request for Qualification: Formation of a Public/Private Partnership (P3) with the Diamond State Port Corporation
Posted Date:March 13, 2017
Deadline: 05/31/2017
Klein Marine Systems, Inc.