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Administración Portuaria Integral de Quintana Roo S.A. de C.V., Calle 22 de Enero No. 261, Colonia Centro, Chetumal, Quintana Roo  C.P. 77000, MEXICO. Phone: 011-52-983-83-26196. Fax: 011-52-983-83-26097. Email: apiqroo@apiqroo.com.mx. Website: www.apiqroo.com.mx. Contact: Sr. Ercé Barrón, Gerente General. (Latin American Corporate Member)

Terracon Consultants, Inc., 8260 Vico Court, Unit B, Sarasota, FL 34240. Phone:  (941) 256-0508. Fax:  (941) 379-5061. Email: dsdunkelberger@terracon.com. Website: www.terracon.com. Mr. Douglas S. Dunkelberger, P.E., President/Principal (AAPA Sustaining Member) 
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Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed David M. Richardson, director of governmental affairs for Southwest Airlines, to the Maryland Port Commission (MPC), the seven-member body that establishes policies aimed at improving the competitive position of the Port of Baltimore. Lee Smith and Bill Darling were sworn in May 18 to new terms as Members of the board of commissioners of the Port of Beaumont Navigation District of Jefferson County, Texas. Both were returned to office by local voters in elections held May 9.
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A newly released economic impact study credits Port of Everett operations for generating 35,130 direct, indirect and induced jobs regional jobs and $3.9 billion in personal wages and local consumption in 2014.
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Port of Long Beach
Stupp Coatings, LLC is providing concrete weight pipeline coating services to the oil and gas industry on 24 acres it leases from the Port of Greater Baton Rouge. The site at the port's Inland Rivers Marine Terminal is accessed by rail, truck and barge. Depin Inc., a manufacturer of a patented corrugated crating product, has leased a 12,000 square-site from the Port of Kalama under an agreement that takes effect June 1. 
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The year 2014 was marked by an upswing in container traffic and revenue for the Montreal Port Authority. Cargo throughput overall exceeded 30 million metric tons for the first time ever.  An informal survey by the U.S. St. Lawrence Development Corporation reports cargo traffic gains at several U.S. Great Lakes-Seaway system ports this spring despite lingering ice cover. The Port of Virginia experienced a 5.5 percent increase in container throughput at its Hampton Roads in April. The TEU count for January-April exceeded last year’s by 8.5 percent.
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Ultra-large container ships 1,200 feet long with capacity of 10,000 TEUs or more are routinely calling the Port of Oakland – 16 in the past 30 days, including the 13,000 TEUers MSC Regulus and CMA CGM Margrit.
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Port Metro Vancouver, in collaboration with the Vancouver Airport Authority, unveiled 10 automated passport control (APC) kiosks at the Canada Place Cruise Terminal on May 13. The objective is to increase cruise passenger processing rates through the United States Customs and Border Protection area prior to embarking on cruises from Vancouver to Alaska.
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The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved the Mitsubishi Cement Facility Modification Project last week, greenlighting the addition of 40,000 metric tons of  storage capacity in the form of storage and loading silos on vacant port property adjacent to Mitsubishi’s existing facility at Pier F. Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc., recently signed a $48.5 million contract for the construction of a pier to accommodate its new LNG-fueled Commitment Class ships at its Isla Grande terminal in the Port of San Juan. Concurrently, it signed a 30-year lease extension for the Isla Grande property with the Puerto Rico Ports Authority.
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Yardi Systems, Inc.
The Containership Register 2015. By Clarkson Research Studies Limited.  The 17th edition of Clarkson’s Register provides a comprehensive and highly detailed profile of the world liner vessel fleet, including fully cellular container ships, multipurpose cargo vessels and ro/ro ships.
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The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is sponsoring a Reverse Trade Mission (RTM) for a delegation of officials from Colombia and Peru focused on green ports. The dates: May 31-June 10, 2015. The venues: Miami, Houston, Los Angeles.

The goal of this RTM is to familiarize these officials with U.S. technology and service capabilities for environmentally friendly port operations, along with regulatory and related environmental best practices for the ports sector. Delegates will meet with federal and state regulators, environmental engineering and consulting companies, port services and maintenance providers, financiers and U.S. operators/suppliers of related U.S. equipment and services. Click here for full details. Contact: Bernard S. Groseclose, International Port & Maritime Consultant. Tel: (843) 514-9204. Email: bernardgroseclose@gmail.com
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Transportation Technology Associates
Employment Opportunity:
Port/Maritime Transport Specialist – World Bank, Transport and ICT Global Practice (GTIDR), Singapore
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