AAPA Seaports Advisory
January 23, 2018
AAPA contributed the perspective of U.S. ports to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce-hosted America’s Infrastructure Summit: Time to Modernize, highlighting the urgency to modernize America’s infrastructure.
Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division broke ground on Kapalama Container Terminal expansion project. 
The Port of Savannah handled more than 4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2017 - an increase of 11 percent and the port's highest annual volume ever. The Port of Sept-Îles saw a nearly 6% increase in the volume handled in the port with 24,231,000 tons handled in 2017 versus 22,942,000 tons the previous year.
Port of Portland and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have reached a preliminary agreement allowing the Port to continue cleanup at its marine Terminal 4. The Port of San Diego is entering into an agreement with Zephyr Debris Removal LLC for a one-year pilot project to demonstrate a system to remove marine debris from San Diego Bay.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has cleared the Port of Savannah to serve as a new entry port for Chilean blueberries. Blueberries from Chile are now handled in a controlled environment by PortFresh Logistics, located seven miles from Interstate 95 and 15 miles from GPA’s Garden City Terminal.
The Port of Montréal welcomed 114,517 passengers and crew members during the 2017 cruise season, up 33% compared to 2016.
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Employment Opportunities:

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

Chief Wharfinger, Oakland, California; Port of Oakland

Manager of Project Management Services, Oakland, California; Port of Oakland

Project Engineer Supporting Marine Facilities, Portland, Oregon; Port of Portland

Assistant Director of Seaport Engineering & Facilities Maintenance, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Broward County Board of County Commissioners 

President & Chief Executive Officer, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada; Prince Rupert Port Authority 

Chief Financial Officer, Cape Canaveral, Florida; Canaveral Port Authority 

Deputy Executive Director, Port Angeles, Washington; Port of Port Angeles

Port Business Operations:

Posted Date:January 2, 2018
Deadline: 1/31/2018

Posted Date:December 19, 2017
Deadline: 2/01/2018
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