AAPA Seaports Advisory
August 7, 2019
The Port of Virginia and AAPA are planning a revolutionary experience at this year’s AAPA Annual Convention in Norfolk, October 13-16, 2019. Register this week and be entered to win 1 of 4 COMPLIMENTARY ¼-page ads (or upgrade your current ad) for your port or organization in the convention program. You must register no later than COB August 9 to be entered into the drawing for the 4 free ads. Winners will be announced the following week and given instructions regarding ad placement.
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The Port of Oakland reported that it is ready for the peak cargo rush, regardless of trade uncertainty surrounding a new round of proposed tariffs. Oakland marine terminals expects cargo to continue moving without delay through the peak season. Port Commissioners also approved a firm’s 13-year lease to continue a program that accelerates moving loaded import containers to final destinations domestically. The Port of Savannah moved a record 4.5 million TEUs in the fiscal year that ended June 30, an increase of more than 305,000 TEUs or 7.3 percent. For the first time ever, GPA handled more than half a million container lifts to rail, growing that number by more than 72,000, or 16.6 percent. The 506,707 intermodal boxes constituted more than 20 percent of total containers, another record.
The Port of Long Beach welcomed Mediterranean Shipping Company’s MSC Jewel, the cleanest container ship to visit the United States. The ship was built in 2019 and is powered by Tier III diesel engines, which are 75% cleaner than the previous standard. Port of Long Beach administrative staff have moved to the waterfront after five years at temporary offices. The Port Administration Building was constructed to the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental program’s Gold standard. The Port of Stockton in San Joaquin Valley has achieved certification from Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for North America’s maritime industry. Certification recognizes the Port of Stockton’s commitment to continuously reducing its environmental footprint.
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Port Manatee has been awarded $1,425,000 in federal funding to advance three projects to bolster security at the fast-growing Central-Southwest Florida Gulf Coast port. The FY 2019 Port Security Grant Program award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will be joined by a 25% port match of $475,000.
Port of Nanaimo CEO Ian Marr has been elected President of the Association of Pacific Ports (APP). Marr, who was named CEO of the Port of Nanaimo last fall, was chosen to head the APP at its 106th Annual Conference. Quonset’s Port of Davisville announced two longtime members of the Quonset team will retire this summer. Katherine Trapani served as Planning Director for over 10 years, while Kevin Barry has been Finance Director since 2007.
Halifax Port Authority welcomed PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) to the Port of Halifax following the acquisition of Halterm Container Terminal. PSA International is a world-renowned terminal operator with a network of over 50 coastal, rail and inland terminals in 18 countries. The Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners has granted a lease for the San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association’s Bayside Performance Park project, a significant milestone in the Symphony’s efforts to build a permanent facility on the San Diego Bayfront.
The Northwest Seaport Alliance is now accepting proposals for Terminal 46, a 50-acre deep-water marine terminal. Strategically located on the Seattle waterfront with convenient access to major road and rail infrastructure, this property is uniquely suited for water-dependent uses including marine cargo operations, logistics and other maritime-supported activities.
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Docks Professional Facilities Engineer - Civil Option, Mobile, Alabama; Alabama Port Authority

Financial Analyst, Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi

Design Engineer, Savannah, Georgia; Georgia Ports Authority

Port/ Marine Engineer, Riviera Beach, Florida; Port of Palm Beach

Environmental Manager, Longview, Washington; Port of Longview

Executive Director, Richland, Washington; Port of Benton

Director of Engineering Services, Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi

Assistant Director of Security, Corpus Christi, Texas; Port of Corpus Christi

Director of Governmental & Public Affairs, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; PHILAPORT
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