AAPA Seaports Advisory
February 14, 2019
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The Port of Long Beach hovered near-record container cargo levels to begin the new year. In January, dockworkers handled 657,286 TEUs, a 0.1% decrease compared to the port’s all-time January record set in 2018. The Port of Los Angeles processed 852,449 TEUs in January, the busiest January in the port’s 112-year history. Port of Oakland containerized import volume increased 9% last month over January 2018 totals. The Port of Virginia® continues to move near-peak season cargo volumes and is doing so well under the industry standard turn time of 60 minutes for motor carries. The port’s container volume for January was 240,111 TEUs, up 8.9% compared to prior year.


The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor is extending its partnership with Federal Marine Terminals (FMT), the port’s long-time stevedore and marine terminal operating company, through at least 2023. Port Manatee has received its first shipment for its newest terminal operator, Carver Maritime Manatee LLC, with arrival of a ship bringing nearly 50,000 tons of raw material to be used in Florida cement manufacturing.

Green Marine
Deputy Director, Mobile, Alabama; Alabama State Port Authority
Senior Project Engineer, Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi Authority
CAD/ GIS Engineering Technicia, Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Sr. Planner, Tacoma, Washington; Northwest Seaport Alliance

Director of Finance, Long Beach, Califronia; Port of Long Beach

Executive Port Director, Orange, Texas; Port of Orange

Chief of Design, Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Executive Director, Tacoma, Washington; Port of Tacoma

Channel Development Director, Houston, Texas; Port Houston

Klein Marine Systems, Inc.