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Dominion Pipe & Piling
The Georgia Ports Authority announced that the primary distributor of Hyper Bicycles, a company that produces high-end BMX racing frames and components, has selected the Port of Savannah as its gateway for reaching customers in the U.S. Southeast. ZIM Integrated Shipping Ltd. formally introduced a new weekly container shipping service to the Port of New Orleans' Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. In Florida, Royal Caribbean International will be deploying a second ship at the Port of Tampa beginning in the fall of 2014.
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The Port of Sept-Îles has partnered with several local agencies to create an environmental observatory that will acquire credible baseline data about the local marine ecosystem. In San Diego, volunteers removed more than 45,000 pounds of trash and debris from local shores in the Port of San Diego's 23rd annual Operation Clean Sweep.
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On August 27-28, AAPA, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the New York Shipping Association (NYSA) partnered to host an Influencers Roundtable and Media Tour of marine terminals, on-dock rail facilities, operations control centers and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operations. Taking advantage of a quiet news cycle in Washington, D.C., AAPA worked with the port authority and the NYSA to bring together leaders on transportation, infrastructure and trade to discuss policy issues of importance to the entire U.S. port industry and to educate Washington- and New York area-based reporters about the role that ports play in the U.S. economy and the challenges they face.
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Strata Systems, Inc.
In Texas, Bill Darling was chosen by the Board of Commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District to fill the unexpired term for Port Commissioner Ward 1. Massachusetts Port Authority CEO Thomas P. Glynn recently named long-time port authority staff member Deborah Hadden as Maritime Director.
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The Port of Long Beach recently announced $2.6 million in community grants to improve air quality in and around the local community. The Port of Seattle unveiled details about this year's Port 101 community education series, which kicks off on September 12. In Ohio, the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority dedicated a new industrial park to the people who worked at the site when it used to manufacture military Jeeps, Jeep Wranglers and Jeep Cherokees.
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Transportation Security Associates, LLC
AAPA is expecting a robust turnout at this year's Marine Terminal Management Training program in Long Beach, CA. Attendees from throughout the hemisphere will come together from September 9-13 to obtain hands-on experience and the tools necessary to excel in the port industry. The program includes a tour of the Port of Long Beach. There is still space to attend this year’s program, so register today.
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Stinis Holland BV
U.S. Congressman Tours JAXPORT - Jacksonville, Florida - August 28, 2013 Creation of an Environmental Observatory for the Bay of Sept-Îles - Sept-Iles, Quebec - August 26, 2013
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