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Dominion Pipe & Piling
Currently a port development consultant, James Hartung spent 25 years in the public port industry, including chief executive positions with the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority and the Indiana Port of Burns Harbor. During that time, he was actively involved in AAPA affairs, serving as chair of its U.S. Port delegation and U.S. Legislative Policy Council. A unit of The Boeing Company, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is one of the world's largest defense, space and security businesses specializing in innovative and capabilities-driven customer solutions. Headquartered in St. Louis, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is a $33 billion business with 58,000 employees worldwide. Connelly Baker Wotring LLP is a commercial litigation and environmental law firm providing innovative and results-oriented representation to domestic and international clients in significant and complex matters. Practice areas include environmental litigation, environmental regulatory practice, environmental transactions, risk management and natural resources.
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Port Fourchon’s ambitious Northern Expansion initiative moves forward with the beginning of its $15 million of its Slip C bulkhead construction project. The Port of Tampa celebrated the opening of its new petroleum Berth 222 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 22.
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Naylor, LLC
The Port of Bellingham’s draft 2014 Strategic Budget proposes keeping property tax rates flat, completing major airport projects, repairing marine infrastructure and maintaining a strong focus on countywide job creation. The board of directors of the Port of Cleveland has approved financing to help redevelop a former mall in a Cuyahoga County community about eight miles from downtown Cleveland. The Louisiana State Bond Commission recently approved more than $100 million for port projects in Lake Charles and Plaquemines Parish. The Port of Palm Beach will save more than $1.9 million in interest cost from the refinancing of its 1999A Revenue Bonds.
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Baltimore and Calais are sister ports pursuant to a MOU signed October 21 by representatives of the Maryland Port Administration and Port de Calais. The Port of Cleveland plans to partner with a Dutch shipping company in an express ocean freight service to Europe.
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Strata Systems, Inc.
FY 2013 was a banner year for the Port of Hueneme, with gross operating revenues jumping 12 percent from FY 2012 to a record $13.7 million. Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor's have each assigned an A+ rating to $19.3 million of refunding revenue bonds to be issued this month by the San Diego Unified Port District.
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Port of Palm Beach Executive Director Manuel Almira has been elected to a second term as chairman of the Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) Council. Dave Sanford, interim chief of staff at Port Manatee, has accepted appointment to the National of Academies of Science Marine Board. John Reinhart is the new executive director and chief executive officer of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA).
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Transportation Security Associates, LLC
The Port of Québec reports the 2013 cruise season was its second best ever. The Port of Tampa handles heavy and sometimes unusual cargoes many times throughout the year, but recently, the port handled some of its most unusual and colorful cargo ever – components of Falcon’s Fury™, a 335-foot free-fall tower being introduced into the Busch Gardens Tampa lineup of thrill rides.
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The Port of Redwood City will use a recently awarded federal port security grant to finance training and exercise and business continuity planning.
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Stinis Holland BV
New Employment Listings: Vice President of Communication and External Affairs – Port of Cleveland
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Public Port Press Releases: Safety Risk Agency Manager Elected Infragard Louisiana (ILMA) President for 2013-2014 Term – LaPlace, Louisiana – October 29, 2013 Affiliated Business Press Releases: Intermodal Growth Extends Across All Markets; Trailers and ISO Containers Return to Positive Growth – Calverton, Maryland – October 31, 2013
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