AAPA Seaports Advisory
August 14, 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 a COMPLIMENTARY REGISTRATION TO THE AAPA SPRING CONFERENCE. You must register no later than COB on Friday, August 16, to be entered into the drawing for the 4 free Spring Conference registrations. Winners will be announced the following week. Congratulations to last week's raffle winners who won a ¼-page ad in the convention brochure: Port of New Orleans, Aegir Port Property Advisers and Prince Rupert Port Authority.
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The Port of Los Angeles has set a new single-month cargo record for the fourth consecutive month. In July, the port moved 912,154 TEUs, the busiest July in the port’s 112-year history. Port of Long Beach reported last month’s cargo volumes were down from the previous July, when the number of containers moved through the harbor neared 700,000 TEUs. The July 2019 total, 621,780 TEUs, was 9.7% less than last year. Georgia Ports Authority reported intermodal cargo is up, achieving 10.5% growth in July. Over the past three years, the Port of Savannah has grown its rail volume by 35.4%, completing more than 507,000 intermodal lifts in the fiscal year that ended in June. The Port of Virginia completed FY 2019 having handled a record 2.9 million TEUs, which is a volume increase of 4% when compared with last fiscal year. The port’s volumes in the fourth quarter of FY 2019 have been increasing ahead of the arrival of peak cargo season.
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The Port of Nanaimo, along with other community organizations, is helping support the Snowbirds Air Show. The Port of Nanaimo is providing services along with the RCMP and other response agencies to secure the “Exclusion Zone” around Nanaimo Harbour. Canada’s famous aeronautical stunt team, the Snowbirds, will fly over the city August 14.  
The Third Hemispheric Conference on Port Security, organized by the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP), will be held September 18-19 at the University of Miami. This conference provides an international platform to address key aspects of port security in the Americas at the highest governmental and corporate levels.
The National Secretariat of Ports of Brazil has announced that the Port of Suape (Recife) is now accepting bids for a second container terminal (Tecon II) as part of the Brazilian government’s Partnership and Investment Program (PPI).The new terminal will increase the Port of Suape’s container handling capacity over 1.5 million TEUs per year as the port looks to consolidate its position as the hub port for northern and northeast Brazil. The footprint of the Tecon II terminal will initially have an area of 269,000 m2 and two berths measuring 770 meters, which may be expanded to 429,000 m2 and 1,100 meters of quaywalls. The lease will be for 35 years, extendable up to 70 years, and is expected to bring an investment of R$ 1.2 billion. For more information, contact Mr. Disney Barroca Neto, disney.neto@infraestrutura.gov.br, and Mr. Wilton Oliveira Barreto, wilton.barreto@infraestrutura.gov.br.
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. The official certificate was presented at Green Marine’s annual conference held in Cleveland. Pictured from left are: Port of Stockton Environmental & Regulatory Affairs Manager Jason Cashman, Green Marine Executive Director David Bolduc and Port of Stockton Director of Environmental & Public Affairs Jeff Wingfield.
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Vice President, Operations, Norfolk, Virginia; The Port of Virginia

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

Docks Professional Facilities Engineer - Civil Option, Mobile, Alabama; Alabama State Port Authority

Environmental Manager, Longview, Washington; Port of Longview

Executive Director, Richland, Washington; Port of Benton

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

Project to Senior Level Civil and Structural Engineers – Port Infrastructure, Everett, Washington; Reid Middleton
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