AAPA Seaports Advisory
July 5, 2018
Gov. John Bel Edwards appointed Jack C. Jensen Jr. to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans as one of two Jefferson Parish representatives on the seven-member regional board. The Port of Oakland named maritime veteran Eric Napralla as its Chief Wharfinger.
The Port of Seattle’s Harbor Navigation Improvement Project is eligible for congressional authorization following U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite signing the Chief of Engineers Report June 7. The Port of Virginia received final approval from The Army Corps of Engineers to begin the Wider, Deeper, Safer project.

Harbor Commissioners for the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have approved measures to ensure new trucks just entering drayage service meet the cleanest engine standards, a step designed to accelerate the reduction of harmful air emissions from trucks. The move will require new trucks that visit marine terminals to be 2014 model year or newer.

The Port of Corpus Christi approved a bond resolution authorizing the Port to issue up to $217 million in revenue bonds to help finance major capital improvements, including the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. Port Everglades has contracted to begin manufacturing three new Super Post-Panamax container-handling gantry cranes. The Port of Galveston’s governing board approved a contract worth more than $799,000 to create a master plan for the public docks.
Green Marine
Manager of Safety, Security and Environmental Compliance (EC & GC), Long Beach, California; Metro Cruise Services

Director of Environment, Health & Safety - Marine Terminal / Stevedoring, Long Beach, California; Shey-Harding Associates, Inc.

Sales Director, Maritime Traffic Management, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Saab Technologies

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

Deputy Executive Director, Long Beach, California; Port of Long Beach

Port Engineer, Portage, Indiana; Ports of Indiana

Executive Director, Boardman, Oregon; Port of Morrow
Klein Marine Systems, Inc.