AAPA Seaports Advisory
March 27, 2019
This year, Western Hemisphere Ports Day will take place on April 5, 2019, and we will celebrate the skill, professionalism and commitment of the port industry workforce. Our workforce comprises thousands of people who ensure that cargo and passengers move efficiently through our ports every day. Join us and our Ports Day supporters, TransPorts and Lamar University, in saluting our ports and its workforce! Share with us what you have planned and we will share it with the industry; contact AAPA's Andrew Cameron (acameron@aapa-ports.org) for more information. In honor of Ports Day and our port workforce, recieve $100 off a job-posting package on the AAPA Career Center using the promo code: PORTSDAY2019
Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
One of AAPA's two annual membership meetings, the Spring Conference was held in Washington, DC, and featured general sessions as well as committee and board meetings. This year’s conference looked closely at what is driving change in the industry and how to navigate a course to an uncertain future.

Adani ports – improved profitability and performance
OSIsoft, LLC
Adani Ports is the largest private port operator in India, handling the majority of the country’s international trade. Planning ahead for its growth, Adani invested in port automation and managed to: increase port throughput, increased revenue and profit margins at the ports,reduced maintenance costs and downtime.
Read more to see how they achieved it.
Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions
Partners at Masonville Cove, which include U.S. Fish and Wildlife, MES, the Port of Baltimore, the Living Classrooms Foundation and The National Aquarium, are collaborating to minimize disturbance to the eagles and establish a protected area in compliance with National Bald Eagle Nest Protection Guidelines. The Port of Oakland is converting 13 diesel-powered yard cranes to hybrid power. The result is expected to be an annual 45-ton reduction in diesel-related air pollutants.
Green Marine
Director of Government Affairs, Long Beach California; Port of Long Beach
Director of Engineering, Oakland, California; Port of Oakland
Executive Director, New Haven, Connecticut; New Haven Port Authority

Modernization Program Manager, Anchorage, Alaska, Port of Alaska
Senior Project Engineer, Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi Authority
CAD/ GIS Engineering Technician, Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi Authority

Klein Marine Systems, Inc.