AAPA Seaports Advisory
October 8, 2020
AAPA Anywhere continues to deliver the quality content, networking and experience you expect. AAPA Anywhere blends content that can be accessed on demand from anywhere with engaging, structured, live sessions developed to fit into your busy schedule.

The 2020 Energy & Environment Seminar & Expo will be a week-long virtual event, delivering timely, relevant content from industry experts, exclusive networking and interaction with colleagues and educational opportunities to learn and grow professionally and at work. From October 26-30, registered participants will be able to access pre-recorded content, participate in live Q&A sessions with presenters, exchange private messages with colleagues through an event app and meet with exhibitors in virtual, informal small groups.

Contact Ed O'Connell to become a sponsor or exhibitor. Register today!
AAPA Anywhere: Finance Seminar & Expo, November 9-13, will provide financial executives or administration officers, port planning professionals, or other senior port executives the opportunity to learn more about the complex issues relating to port finance. Topics will include new approaches in port financing, state funding and innovations in sourcing public port funding, impact of environmental issues on port facility financing, capital planning and investment, trends in tax-exempt financing for ports, risk management and insurance, bankruptcy, bond issues, and credit and collections issues.

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Center for Advances in Port Management, Lamar University
Broward County’s Port Everglades Chief Executive and Port Director Jonathan Daniels has appointed Ricardo D. Charlton, BSME, FSO, as the new director of operations. The port’s Operations Division coordinates more than 8,000 vessel and 3.9 million cruise and ferry passenger movements annually. Port Freeport has named Jessica Effenberger Follett as public affairs manager, responsible for managing community and local government relations. Leaders of an international shipping conference have named Port Milwaukee’s port director, Adam Tindall-Schlicht, as an AntwerpXL 40 Under 40 honoree.  The award showcases rising stars, under the age of 40, in an important sector of marine commerce.
The Port of Virginia’s continual investment in new equipment is helping to build one of the youngest chassis fleets in the nation, with the average age of chassis in the port’s pool being 3.5 years old. “As newer, safer chassis go out onto the road, we’re reducing risk for our partners, customers and the driving public,” said John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority.
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Through the regional spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic downturn, the Port of Corpus Christi remains committed to its community and therefore will not alter plans to open its biannual call for sponsorship applications from Coastal Bend nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits seeking funding for events that occur between January 1 and June 30, 2021 may submit applications to the port until October 31.
Manson Construction has selected Keppel AmFELS to build the largest U.S. hopper dredge at the Port of Brownsville, adding to the growing number of shipbuilding projects and job opportunities in the South Texas region. The self-propelled hopper dredge, to be named Frederick Paup, will be the largest in the U.S., representing Manson's single biggest investment in its 115-year history.
Texas-based energy company Max Midstream announced the acquisition of the Seahawk Pipeline and Terminal from Oaktree Capital at the Port of Calhoun with plans for a historic pipeline that will connect the port directly to both Eagle Ford and Permian Basins to transport up to 20 million barrels a month to a revitalized terminal at the port. Exports will begin with completion of the first phase in late 2020, and the second phase of the project is expected to be completed by 2023.
Skyline Steel, LLC
Propane Education & Research Council
The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has been awarded $568,125 from the Ohio Department of Transportation through the Maritime Assistance Program for two projects at the Port of Toledo. The grant funds provide 50% of the total project costs that will be matched by local funds. 
Protecting the whales and local air quality is not only a top priority for the Port of Hueneme, but also its ocean carriers. Maersk, GLOVIS, K Line, and NYK Line all earned recognition for participating in the Protecting Blue Whales and Blue Skies Program.
Green Marine
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC
Proposals for Cargo Gate Modifications and Process Improvements – Secondary Electrical Service (RFQ No. 2011-045.04) project located in the South Florida Container Terminal (SFCT) Cargo Yard along the proposed Cargo Gates Roadway may be submitted no later than November 2 at 2:00 p.m. ET. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held October 14 via a virtual Teams Meeting. Additional information is available at https://www.miamidade.gov/DPMww/SolicitationList.aspx.
President and CEO, San Diego, CA; Port of San Diego

Finance Director, Old Saybrook, CT; Connecticut Port Authority

Chief Financial Officer / Associate Director of Administration, Chauvin, LA; Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
Oct 2020
October 26-30
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Nov 2020
November 9-13, 2020
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