AAPA Seaports Advisory
October 3, 2017
The board of directors of the Jacksonville Port Authority on September 25 unanimously voted to hire longtime JAXPORT executive Eric Green as chief executive officer. The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board elected Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis chair at its meeting on September 20. John Wolfe, CEO of The Northwest Seaport Alliance, received the 2017 Connie Award presented by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute in Long Beach (CA) on September 19.
GFC Crane Consultants, Inc.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is deploying a 70-member team of emergency personnel and support equipment to assist Puerto Rico’s recovery following massive devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

Broward County's Port Everglades is waiving its tariff charges for ocean shipping lines transporting humanitarian relief supplies to Caribbean counties impacted by hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Port Tampa Bay has approved a public-private partnership agreement with four other entities to divvy up who will pay for a $60 million widening and extension of the Big Bend Channel.
Fiscal 2017 was a banner year for containers and general cargo traffic at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals.

Oregon’s Port of Portland will receive $1.25 million from the federal Port Security Grant Program to upgrade marine terminal security systems.
Puretech Systems, Inc.
The U.S. Army 841st Transportation Battalion, Joint Base Charleston (SC), recently moved helicopters and other equipment bound for a combat mission overseas through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.
The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (OIPCB) has received a $12,750 grant from Travel Oregon to replace picnic tables in the Charleston Marina RV Park. Travel Oregon - officially the Oregon Travel Commission  awarded a total of $400,000 for local tourism projects throughout the state. The port was one of 29 grant recipients.
The Oakland Athletics baseball team will relocate its headquarters to Jack London Square as part of a plan to build a new downtown ball park. The square is a key component of the Port of Oakland’s commercial real estate portfolio. 
Employment Opportunities:
Senior Program Manager - (Cross Harbor Freight Program Tier II NEPA Specialist); New York, New York; Port Authority of NY & NJ


Executive Director, Port of Galveston, TX; Galveston, Texas; Shey-Harding Executive Search

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; California; Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District

Environmental Permitting Specialist
; Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Deputy Chief of Construction Engineer; Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Chief Engineer for a Major Port (Engineer 9)
; New Orleans, Louisiana; Port of New Orleans 
Green Marine
Klein Marine Systems, Inc.