AAPA Seaports Advisory
July 5, 2017
Autoridad Portuaria de Cartagena, Plaza Héroes de Cavite, Cartagena, Murcia 30201, SPAIN. Phone: 011-34-968-325812.  Email: presidencia@apc.es. Website: http://www.apc.es. Contact: Sr. Antonio Sevilla Recio, Presidente. (AAPA Sustaining Member).

Located on the Mediterranean Sea 256 nautical miles from the Straits of Gibraltar, Cartagena is one of Spain’s leading commercial seaports. Throughput in 2016 totaling more than 31 million metric tons, much of it petroleum, but also including dry bulk and general cargo. Container trade in 2016 amounted to nearly 100,000 TEUs and 1.2 million cargo tons.
GFC Crane Consultants, Inc.
The Port of Virginia on June 27 christened North Gate, a 26-lane, technology-driven complex that will speed the flow of truck-borne cargo to and from Norfolk International Terminals (NIT).
Port of Hueneme earned its Green Marine certification in June. The Port of Los Angeles is expanding demonstration projects to test zero and near-zero emission trucks and cargo handling equipment  in response to recommendations by the Sustainability Freight Advisory Committee.
The 10,062-TEU Zim Antwerp became the largest container ship ever to call the Port of Halifax when it arrived June 29 at Halterm International Container Terminal.
Port of Long Beach
Puretech Systems, Inc.
The Port of Bellingham has received a clean audit from the Washington State Auditor’s Office. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $748 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the fiscal year that begins October 1, 2017. More than 60 percent is earmarked for capital projects. The FY 2017-18 budget approved by the Redwood City Port Commission projects operating revenues of $7.9 million and includes $8 million for capital projects.
Latitude Development LLC has begun construction on the first of two new buildings located within the Port of Everett’s Riverside Business Park. Building A with mezzanine is a 102,500-square-foot manufacturing and office facility, and is fully leased to Northwest Aerospace Technologies. The Port of San Diego is entering agreements for four pilot projects that will assist in the creation, development and scaling of new business ventures on San Diego Bay that focus on aquaculture and blue technology.
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on June 26 approved the selection of Stacey Lewis as director of human resources services for the Port of Long Beach. The appointment is effective July 1. On the recommendation of Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau, Canada’s Governor General in Council has appointed Hélène Lauzon and Johanne Lépine to the board of directors of the Montreal Port Authority for terms of three and two years, respectively. Donnell Jackson is the new media relations manager for the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Thomas O’Neil has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of Port Saint John.
Green Marine
Employment Opportunities:
Project Engineer; Longview, Washington; Port of Longview

Project Manager II, Electrical Engineering; Tacoma, Washington; Port of Tacoma

Director, Port Operations; Tacoma, Washington; Northwest Seaport Alliance

Director of Marine Terminals; Longview, Washington; Port of Longview

Senior Maritime Projects Administrator; Oakland, California; Port of Oakland

Port Associate Environmental Planner/Scientist
; Oakland, California; Port of Oakland

Port of New Orleans Safety and Training Manager; New Orleans, Louisiana; Port of New Orleans

MPA Electro-Mechanical Crane Technician I- Mechanical Option; Batimore City, Maryland; Maryland Department of Transportation

Chief Financial Officer, Freeport, Texas; Port Freeport, TX
Port Business Opportunities:
Invitation for Bids: North Cruise Berths 1 - 6 Scouring Repairs
Posted Date:June 29, 2017
Deadline: July 31, 2017 @ 02:00 PM (EST)

Request for Qualification: Design-Build Services for New Cruise Terminal E Program
Posted Date:June 19, 2017
Deadline: 07/10/2017 6:00 PM EST
Klein Marine Systems, Inc.