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Graybar Electric, 34 N. Meramec, Clayton, MO 63105. Phone: (314) 573-9343. Fax: (314) 573-9288. Email: david.moeller@graybar.com.  Website: www.graybar.com. Contact: Mr. David Moeller, National Market Manager. (AAPA Sustaining Member)
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In Georgia, the Port of Brunswick is experiencing an export boom thanks to a bumper crop of wheat. The Port of Houston Authority and Princess Cruises signed an agreement to extend the cruise line's use of the Bayport terminal through the 2015-2016 cruise season. Based on metric tons of cargo during the first six month of 2013, the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority is on track to its fourth consecutive calendar year of double digit growth. Hyundai Motor Company recently imported its two millionth automobile through the Port of Portland.
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G.W. Connors, Inc.
The Port of Hueneme's board of harbor commissioners approved a contract to install shore power at three berths in a way that will allow for faster turnaround of the grant funds the port was awarded under a voter-approved proposition. The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced a new program that offers discounted harbor dues to commercial vessels that implement emission reduction measures or other environmental practices. For the upcoming fiscal year, the U.S. Virgin Islands Port Authority will be able to collect all revenues derived from a marine terminal tax formerly collected by the territorial government.
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The blistering Baltimore heat notwithstanding, AAPA's Port Security Seminar & Expo, July 17-19, was a marvelous success in every respect, thanks to excellent speakers and presentations, spirited audience participation, the warm and generous hospitality of our host, the Maryland Port Administration, and the hard work of the AAPA Security Committee and its chairman, Joe Lawless of the Massachusetts Port Authority.
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Strata Systems, Inc.
In Manhattan, Mayor Bloomberg nominated Kyle E. Kimball to be the next president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation. In Oakland, the Board Port of Commissioners ratified the election of its officers for the recently-begun fiscal year.
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Yardi Systems, Inc.
The Port of Los Angeles announced a pilot community investment program that will support a variety of local organizations that positively impact the Los Angeles harbor. The Port of New Orleans last week launched its newly redesigned website, along with a social media platform intended to inform the community, customers and stakeholders of current happenings. On July 17, the San Francisco Port Commission celebrated the opening of Brannan Street Wharf, a newly constructed two-acre public park on the Embarcadero.
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The U.S. Section of PIANC will host the 33rd PIANC World Congress June 1-5, 2014, in San Francisco. The congress, held every four years, is open to members and non-members. The congress rotates among PIANC's member countries in order to present and discuss topics relevant to the waterborne transport infrastructure sector. The conference organizers are seeking abstract submissions for the program by September 5, 2013. More information is available at http://2014congress.pianc.us
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Career Opportunities: General Manager - Port of Newport, Oregon Assistant Vice President, Ports & Transportation (Seaport and Rail Development) - New York City Economic Development Corporation MPA Electro-Mechanical Crane Technician - Electrical Option (8129) - Maryland Port Administration, Baltimore, Maryland Operations Manager - New York City, NY General Manager, Container Terminal Operations - Canaveral Port Authority, Cape Canaveral, Florida Sr. Director, Cargo and Trade Development - Canaveral Port Authority, Cape Canaveral, Florida
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Public Port Press Releases: ProvPort Expands Operations - Providence, Rhode Island - July 27, 2013 High Wheat Yields Boost Brunswick (Ga.) Exports - Savannah, Georgia - July 25, 2013 Port of Beaumont Receives Award from RICA - Beaumont, Texas - July 25, 2013
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