AAPA Seaports Advisory
November 1, 2018
The Port of Coos Bay announced that its subsidiary, Coos Bay Rail Line, Inc. (CBRL) will start train operations on the port owned rail line. To date the port has purchased locomotives along with other materials valued at $4 million. In addition, the port has 15 new staff members who will manage the operations on a day-to-day basis. The Massport Board of Directors voted to approve $45 million for the procurement of three new ship-to-shore cranes that continues an $850 million investment plan to keep the Port of Boston competitive for New England’s importers and exporters while protecting and growing the blue-collar jobs in the working port. The Port of San Diego and The Brigantine held a grand opening celebration for the debut of Ketch Grill & Taps and Portside Gelato & Coffee.
The Port Los Angeles has placed automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in all its patrol and specialty vehicles. The 50 new fleet-deployed devices are in addition to several dozen already in place at permanent locations throughout the Port of Los Angeles. The Port of Montreal has announced that it is joining the TradeLens project developed by Maersk and IBM to foster the development of more efficient and secure international trade.
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Port Canaveral announced record-breaking results from all operations, and new high-water marks for the port’s major business lines of cruise and cargo. The port earned $103.75 million in total revenue for Fiscal Year 2018. Georgia Ports Authority announced Fiscal Year 2018 successes at the Brunswick State of the Port, including 630,000 units of cars, trucks and tractors handled through Georgia terminals. PortMiami, in collaboration with its cruise and cargo partners, posted a record year. The port experienced an increase of 5.8 percent in containerized cargo movements for its 2018 Fiscal Year with a total of 1,084,000 TEUs and an increase of 4.7 percent in cruise visitors with a total of 5,592,000 passengers during the 12-month period ending September 30, 2018.
The Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners awarded $463,750 in sponsorships to 130 organizations supporting the arts, environmental efforts, social justice and historic preservation. The Port of Long Beach’s community sponsorship program aims to educate and engage the public, highlighting the port’s vital part in international trade and its key role as a responsible neighbor.
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Program Manager, Safety, East Boston, MA; Massport
Executive Director, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; Virgin Islands Port Authority

Senior Director of External Relations, Seattle, WA; Port of Seattle

Maritime Director, San Francisco, CA; Port of San Francisco

Human Resources Director, New Orleans, LA; Port of New Orleans

Executive Director, Olympia, WA; Port of Olympia
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