AAPA Seaports Advisory
April 10, 2019
Make the AAPA Executive Management Conference your #1 priority for professional development in 2019. Join us May 6-10 for the biennial Executive Management Conference that will take an in-depth look at the challenges facing port leaders today and call forth a new level of leadership capabilities. Whether you are a PPM candidate or a port professional looking to enhance your executive skills, this program is the perfect opportunity to gain perspective and learn from experienced industry leaders. Register today!
The Port of Brownsville and the Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway received the Railroad of the Year Award after capping off a record-breaking year in 2018 for the movement of carloads. North Carolina Portsthird neo-Panamax crane arrived to the Port of Wilmington. The Zhen Hua 25 arrived to the port following a three-month journey from Shanghai, China. The Northwest Seaport Alliance Managing Members voted to approve lease agreements and authorize construction on the Terminal 5 Modernization Program, readying it to return to use as a premier international container terminal.
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The Port of Trois-Rivières and the Ports of Mulhouse-Rhin signed a collaboration agreement focused on best operational and business development practices, thus increasing opportunities for all parties.
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.
The Port of Halifax 2019 cruise season officially started April 8 at 9:30 a.m. with the arrival of Marina, an Oceania Cruises vessel, at Pier 31. Massport joined Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, local elected officials and members of the South Boston community to kick off the 2019 Cruise Season and celebrate the economic impact that the maritime industry has across the state.
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Building on recent work to drive equity and inclusion in port contracting and workforce development, Port of Seattle Commissioners took formal action to further create a foundation for a diverse economy with a focus on industries necessary to support port capital construction and wider economic vitality throughout the region. AAPA is hosting its first ever Workforce Development Summit in Long Beach, Calif., June 25-27. Come hear from educators, human resource professionals, colleges, universities and ports about the efforts taking place to address the changing workforce.
Green Marine
Vice President of Operations, Tampa Bay, Florida; Tampa Port Authority 
Chief Executive Officer, Alexandria, Virginia; American Association of Port Authorities

Risk Director, Portland, Oregon; Port of Portland

Marine Terminals Business Development Manager, Everett, Washington; Port of Everett

Real Estate and Business Development Manager, Columbia City, Oregon; The Port of Columbia County

Wharfinger, Oakland, California; The Port of Oakland

Director of Government Relations, Long Beach, California; Port of Long Beach

Director of Engineering, Oakland, California; Port of Oakland

Klein Marine Systems, Inc.