AAPA Seaports Advisory
May 8, 2018
Canaveral Port Authority has named Michael B. Poole as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners promoted Marlene Dupras, a longtime port civil engineer and manager, to serve as the Harbor Department's new Director of Project Controls. The Port of Oakland named Julina Bonilla the Workforce Development Manager in its Social Responsibility Division.
The Port of Duluth-Superior will celebrate National Maritime Day on May 22. Port Houston hosted more than 400 people attending the third annual JOC Gulf Shipping Conference. The Port of New Orleans is celebrating its second annual Maritime Month through May and National Maritime Day on May 22 to pay tribute to the region’s rich maritime history and to recognize the hardworking men and women who serve in the industry.
The Port of Galveston announced strong results for the month of March 2018. Total vessel calls for the month increased approximately 63 percent compared to March 2017 and improved to 33 percent year-to-date over last year. Port of Oakland reported record volume of 2.42 million 20-foot cargo containers for 2017. The Trois-Rivières Port Authority accommodated 168 vessels, including 12 cruise ships, and handled 2.6 million metric tonnes (MMT) of cargo in 2017.
The Norwegian Sun sailed out of Port Canaveral on its inaugural voyage to Havana, CubaJAXPORT and Carnival Cruise Line have reached an agreement to extend Carnival cruise service from Jacksonville through at least May 2021 and potentially through 2027. Massport has announced several new itineraries out of Boston throughout the 2018 cruise season
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Manager, Land Use Planning (Manager, Master Planning), Long Beach, California, Port of Long Beach

State Affairs Manager, Portland, Oregon; Port of Portland

Chief Operating Officer, Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi 

Executive Vice President, Mobile, Alabama; Alabama State Port Authority 

Transportation Planner - Goods Movement, San Diego, California; San Diego Association of Governments

EH&S Specialist III, San Francisco, California; University of California San Francisco

Executive Director, Duluth, Minnesota; Duluth seaway Port Authority 
Klein Marine Systems, Inc.