AAPA Seaports Advisory
February 21, 2019
Attendees at the AAPA Port Administration and Legal Issues Seminar held February 12-13 in Ft. Lauderdale learned about how to protect their ports in a variety of ways, from creating proactive human resources policies and developing risk management strategies to developing sensible document retention policies and addressing cybersecurity. Presentations and handouts are available on the AAPA website.
The Port Freeport Commission voted unanimously to approve a contract for pilot dispatch services with Fort Velasco Signal Station, LLC for monitoring and managing the ship traffic coming in and out of the Freeport Harbor as the port continues to grow and flourish. The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal will install three 300-foot-tall gantry cranes next year. The new cranes will be the tallest on the West Coast. The Port of San Diego has selected Dick Miller, Inc. to begin demolishing a second transit shed and other work under the first phase of the port’s Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Redevelopment Project. The Port of Virginia’s container stack no. 1 began operating at Virginia International Gateway. The end of the stack-yard work leaves only two projects to be completed before the entire $320 million effort ends in June.
Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
Port Manatee’s International Trade Hub is bolstering its efforts to facilitate productive links for global commerce with the opening of promotional offices in Latin America and Europe. Port Tampa Bay is pleased to welcome the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group. CMA CGM will begin serving Port Tampa Bay in late May 2019 on its Pacific Express 3, or PEX3 service.
Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
The Port of Coos Bay is seeking to award two $500 scholarships to local graduating seniors who are pursuing educational advancement at an Oregon trade school, community college or university. The port is dedicated to supporting the growth and development of Oregon’s South Coast regional economy by encouraging the workforce of tomorrow.
Green Marine
Director of Finance, Long Beach, California; Port of Long Beach

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

Klein Marine Systems, Inc.