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Puerto Rosario is an important cargo center located on the Parana River about 340 miles upstream from the Atlantic Ocean. It is accessible by ocean going vessels via a 34-foot deep channel. The port handles approximately 3.5 million metric tons of cargo annually, much of it grain and grain products but also including steel, fertilizer, vegetable oils, and cement. Container throughput in 2013 totaled 23,118 TEUs. Founded in 1992, Consejo Portuario Argentino-Asociación Civil promotes the development and expansion of fluvio-maritime port activity by petitioning and acting before national, provincial and municipal agencies authorities and other public and private entities on matters pertaining to the interests of the Argentine port industry. Mr. Brian J. Preski was chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority from 2000-2007.
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The City of Kalama has agreed to a Port of Kalama proposal could spur development of a business park and recreational facility. Renovations, expansions and upgrades costing $2.3 million are nearing completion at the New Orleans' Erato Street Cruise Terminal.
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The Georgia Ports Authority has updated its search engine for manufacturing and logistics sites to make it more comprehensive and easier to access. The Hamilton Port Authority's online shipping portal, www.marinegateway.net, is a cargo-capacity matching service that helps make marine shipping easy and convenient.
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The deadline for submitting entries into AAPA's 2014 Communications Awards Program is Thursday, May 1. Winning entries from this year's competition will be announced in early June. The awards will be presented during AAPA's 103rd Annual Convention and Expo, which is set for November 9-13 in Houston.
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The Port of Everett has selected Catherine Soper to manage its digital communications and support the growing demands of its public affairs department. Gregory Celestan has been appointed to the board of commissioners of the Tampa Port Authority.
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The Port of Hueneme last week successfully conducted the first operational and safety vessel test of its newly installed grid-based shore power system. The Port of Long Beach has awarded a $176,045 grant to install solar photovoltaic panels for electricity generation at a Long Beach Rescue Mission facility. The Port of Seattle will continue to offer incentives to ocean carriers and cruise lines to burn low-sulfur fuel while moored in Seattle harbor.
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The Port of Oakland has received an award for its comprehensive employee wellness program.
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Port Tampa Bay's trade ties with Colombia received a boost with the April 1 signing in Tampa of a sister port memorandum of understanding with Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Barranquilla.
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The Port of Philadelphia in 2013 experienced its fourth consecutive year of double-digit cargo growth, and figures for January and February strongly point to a repeat performance in 2014.
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The Northeastern Seaboard Workshop at the Explorer's Club in New York City on April 22 will explore improved management, protection and resiliency of Northeastern Seaboard infrastructure through better understanding and prediction of coastal hazards. Partners across federal, regional, academia and industry will explore how a sustained U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) can enhance, coordinate and connect information at various scales.
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Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulf Port
Career Opportunities: Executive Director – Port of Astoria Special Projects Coordinator IV – Business Development Division – Port Everglades Senior Maritime Projects Administrator – Oakland, CA
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