AAPA Seaports Advisory
November 20, 2018
AAPA corporate members are invited to nominate individuals for consideration as AAPA's 2019 Port Person(s) of the Year. The deadline for nominations is Friday, December 14, 2018. One or more awards are made in recognition of individuals whose outstanding work has made a significant contribution to public ports and/or maritime commerce either internationally or within a country or region. Generally, nominees are not members of the public port community itself, but friends and allies (active members of the Association are not eligible). The formal criteria for eligibility and judging are available on AAPA’s website (scroll to the bottom of the page).
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The Port of Houston Commission approved the 2019 Operating and Capital Project demonstrating its commitment to growing the business of the busiest port on the U.S. Gulf Coast with reinvestment of these funds to advance Port Houston’s vision to be America’s Distribution Hub for the Next Generation. The Port of Los Angeles welcomed the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour during a commissioning ceremony on November 8. The Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour is the first of four Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC) to be homeported at Base Los Angeles-Long Beach. The Port of Nanaimo has earned a letter of commendation from the British Columbia Coast Pilots Ltd. for its exceptional service and operations.
The Waterways Council, Inc. named Peter H. Stephaich, chairman and CEO of Campbell Transportation Company, Inc., as its Chairman of the Board. Stephaich succeeds Tim Parker, president of Parker Towing Company, who served as WCI Chairman from 2016-2018.
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The Port of Oakland and city officials are circulating a draft plan to reduce the impact of transport trucks on local streets. Called the West Oakland Truck Management Plan, it’s intended to improve the quality of life for the area’s residents. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has welcomed additional measures recently announced by the Canadian government to broaden and strengthen the protection of the southern resident killer whale population.
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Facilities Manager, Cape Canaveral, FL; Canaveral Port Authority 

Community Engagement Manger, New Orleans, LA; Port of New Orleans

Chief Counsel, Philadelphia, PA; PhilaPort

Project Engineer, Philadelphia, PA; PhilaPort

Director of Communications & Marketing, Duluth, MN; Duluth Seaway Port Authority

Director of Engineering & Operations, New Bedford, MA; New Bedford Port Authority
Klein Marine Systems, Inc.