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LongEDA is a full-service, independent financial advisory firm that has specialized in financing public-private economic development projects for the past 37 years. LongEDA has also been a leader in the creation and management of governmental economic development common bond programs. 

Contact: Mr. Tim P. Long, President, Long Economic Development Advisors LLC, 730 Northbridge Lane, Columbus, OH 43235. Phone: (614) 296-9196. Email: tlong@longeda.com. Website: www.longeda.com. (AAPA Sustaining Member)

Owned and operated by the Willacy County Navigation District, Port Mansfield is a Texas commercial fishing and retirement community located on 1760 acres of waterfront docks and uplands just eight miles from the Gulf of Mexico. 

Contact: Mr. Ronald Mills, Port Director, Port Mansfield Texas, 400 Hidalgo Street, Suite 200, Raymondville, TX 78580.  Phone:  (956) 465-9641. Fax: (956) 689-6165. Email: rmills@portofportmansfield.com. Website: www.portofportmansfield.com. (AAPA Introductory Corporate Member)

Van Scoyoc Associates (VSA) is a bipartisan, full-service federal government relations firm that provides comprehensive legislative and executive branch strategic advice, liaison service and advocacy. 

Contact: Mr. John T. Anderson. Vice President, Van Scoyoc Associates, 101 Constitution Ave. NW, Suite 600 West, Washington, D.C. 20001. Phone: (202) 737-8933. Email: janderson@vsadc.com. Website: www.vsadc.com. (AAPA Sustaining Member)
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This month, the Port of Everett and Westwood Shipping Lines marked the 10th anniversary of weekly, direct aerospace shipments from Japan with the arrival in Everett of a new and larger than normal container ship.
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One of Port Tampa Bay’s largest customers, Tampa Tank, Inc./Florida Structural Steel, plans to expand its operation and in the process create 108 jobs, as well as additional import and export traffic for the port.
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Port of Long Beach
Jade Davis will be joining the Port of Cleveland as vice president of external affairs, effective September 10, 2015. Lindsay Pulsifer, general manager of marine maintenance for the Port of Seattle, has been named interim managing director of the port’s maritime division.
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Some 70.3 million metric tons of cargo moved through Port Metro Vancouver during first half 2015. That was up 1.5 percent from a year ago, thanks to increases in wheat, sulfur and consumer goods traffic, according to data released by the port authority.
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The Port of Vancouver USA and its partners on August 13 cut the ribbon on a $30 million rail entrance. The so called "trench" is a key element of the port’s $275 million West Vancouver Freight Access project, which eliminates conflicts arising from trains entering the port and triples the port’s rail capacity.
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Port Logistics Tampa Bay I, Inc., plans to develop a 130,000 square foot state-of-the-art on-dock cold storage facility to handle refrigerated imports and exports, pursuant to lease agreement with Port Tampa Bay approved August 19 by the port authority’s board of commissioners.
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The Port of Galveston has received a Logistics Management 2015 Quest for Quality Award in the ports category. 
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The Coastal and Marine Operators group in partnership with Port Fourchon has completed the first step in rolling out a major initiative to protect the safety of mariners, the environment and hydrocarbon pipelines.
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Port Employment Opportunities:
Community Planner (Gateway Director) – GS-0020-14 – (Open to All U.S. Citizens); St. Louis, MO; Maritime Administration
Safety Director; Wilmington, North CC; North Carolina State Ports Authority
Chief Financial Officer; Wilmington, NC; North Carolina State Ports Authority
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