AAPA Seaports Advisory
September 12, 2017
Kimley-Horn, 4525 Main St – Ste 1000. Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Email: michelle.wharton@kimley-horn.com. Phone: (757) 213-8600.  Internet: www.kimley-horn.com. Contact: Ms. Michelle Wharton, Associate. (AAPA Sustaining Member)
Kimley-Horn is a multi-disciplined engineering, environmental, consulting firm.
GFC Crane Consultants, Inc.
The Port of Bellingham Shipping Terminal is set to receive its first regular cargo shipment in more than 17 years. The 38,273-dwt bulk carrier MV Diana Bolten is scheduled to arrive there September 28 laden with 10,700 metric tons of organic corn and soybeans destined for local markets. The Port of Gulfport on July 15 participated in its first outload military cargo as a designated national strategic port.
A newly awarded $946,950 federal seaport security grant will enable Port Manatee to double the number of outbound lanes at the main gate to securely accommodate increasing cargo volume.
The Port of New Orleans welcomed the return of roll-on, roll-off service with the inaugural call of the Bahri Yanbu in mid-August at its Nashville Avenue Terminal Complex.  The largest container ship ever to call a North America East Coast port – the 14,414 TEU CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt –  sailed into the Port of New York & New Jersey on September 7.
The Port of Long Beach reports Inbound container loads last month increased 10.6 percent compared to August 2016 to 355,715 TEUs, the third highest monthly total in the port’s 106-year history. The Port of Virginia® experienced the most productive August ever at its Hampton Roads container terminals, with throughput up 2.2 percent from last year to 240,605 TEUs. That boosted the year-to-date total to nearly 1.9 million TEUs, up 7.4 percent from 1.7 million in the January-August period of what provided to be the record year of 2016.
Port of Long Beach
Puretech Systems, Inc.
John Bolduc, vice president of public safety and police chief at the Port of San Diego, is moving to Nebraska next month to become State Patrol Superintendent.
A 10-year agreement that ensures quality and timely construction of facilities and large-scale infrastructure projects at the Port of Los Angeles won unanimous approval September 7 from the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners.
Employment Opportunities:
Deputy Chief of Construction Engineer; Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Assistant Superintendent, Warehouse and Terminal; Stockton, California; Port of Stockton

Chief Engineer for a Major Port (Engineer 9); New Orleans, Louisiana; Port of New Orleans

Instrumentation and Controls Facility Engineer; Portland, Oregon; Port of Portland

Senior Financial Analyst; Portland, Oregon; Port of Portland
Green Marine
Klein Marine Systems, Inc.