AAPA Seaports Advisory
January 8, 2020
Learn from others and share your experiences in the maritime industry. Shifting Trade, a two-day seminar in Tampa, Fla., January 29-30, focuses on the worldwide trade landscape over the next few years and resulting impact on infrastructure needs. Attend Smart Ports, a special two-day conference in Los Angeles, Ca., February 5-6, to learn how smart technology is transforming the way ports do business. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Ed O’Connell at eoconnell@aapa-ports.org.
Port Fourchon emerged from a speck of land, when in 1960, legislation passed to create the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC), which in turn established the area now known as modern-day Port Fourchon.
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Center for Advances in Port Management, Lamar University
The Port of Coos Bay announced that Oregon’s Dungeness crab harvest is returning to the 36th Annual Charleston Merchants Crab Feed on February 8. After just four months of sales, the Port of Sept-Îles and Microbrasserie La Compagnie are pleased to announce a $2,000 donation to Maison de la famille L’Envol family support centre.

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released its 2020 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook report which indicates cruising sustained 1,177,000 jobs equaling $50.24 billion in wages and salaries and $150 billion total output worldwide in 2018.
Port Manatee announced Manatee County Commissioner Priscilla Whisenant Trace has been elected to a one-year term as chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority, the governing board of Port Manatee. Port of Vancouver USA commissioner Jack Burkman was sworn in at the port’s Administrative Office. Mr. Burkman was elected to represent the port’s District 3 for a five-year term.
The Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles will present the progress of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan 2017 Update at the next stakeholder advisory group meeting on January 15. According to a study commissioned by the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association, breaching the lower Snake River dams would cost the United States more than $2.3 billion over the next 30 years and increase harmful emissions and impact fragile economies.
Port of Oakland officials mixed hope with caution following a possible U.S.-China trade war de-escalation.
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Chief Executive Officer, Mobile, Alabama; Alabama State Port Authority

Director of Business Development, Riviera Beach, Florida; Port of Palm Beach

Director, Engineering Services, Kingston, Jamaica; Kingston Wharves Limited
Deputy Port Attorney IV, Oakland, California; Port of Oakland
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