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Liftech Consultants, Inc.
AAPA‘s Professional Port Manager (PPM®) program is now open to applications for admission to the Class of 2019, with applications due by March 1, 2015.
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The Seattle and Tacoma port commissions plan to unify the management of the two ports’ marine cargo terminals and related functions under a single Seaport Alliance in order to strengthen the Puget Sound gateway and attract more marine cargo for the region.
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Port of Long Beach
The Maryland Port Administration on October 7 officially opened of a new auto berth at the Port of Baltimore’s Masonville/Fairfield Marine Terminal. Three Galveston County community banks are financing the $13 million expansion of the Port of Galveston’s Cruise Terminal No. 2. A $900 million container terminal project will increase annual throughput capacity at Mexico’s second largest container port, Lázaro Cárdenas by 1.2 million TEUs. The Port of Long Beach earlier this month released a draft environmental impact report examining proposed modifications to the existing Mitsubishi Cement import facility on Pier F. Portland (OR), already a major gateway for bulk mineral exports, is about to get more efficient and diversified with the expansion of the Canpotex Limited potash export facility at the port ’s Marine Terminal 5.
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On the heels of a state-federal agreement allowing the Savannah Harbor deepening to begin, the Georgia Ports Authority has posted nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic for the first quarter of the fiscal year. Port of Green Bay activity remains strong, with the port handling just over 251,504 metric tons of cargo in September, up 12 percent from September 2013. As a result of the Port of Long Beach’s congestion relief efforts, two truck chassis owners, DCLI and TRAC, are adding over 3,000 chassis to their local fleet over the next few weeks to match supply and demand. Port Saint John reports double-digit container traffic continued through third quarter 2014.
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Transportation Technology Associates
Port industry veteran Don Allee will assume control of the Port of New Orleans Cruise and Tourism Division in January, following the retirement of current Director J. Robert Jumonville. Mike Zampa is the newly appointed director of communications at the Port of Oakland, with responsibility for all internal and external communications.
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ArCom Systems Inc. offers Security Integration, Fire Alarm, Sprinkler Installation/Service, IT Networks, CCTV Access Controls, Gates, TWIC, CFATS.
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A scholarship program honoring the late George Steinbrenner has been established by Port Tampa Bay, the Tampa Propeller Club and Tampa Port Ministries for a deserving high school graduate of the Hillsborough County School District’s new maritime studies program.
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PortMiami has been recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its 2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Port Metro Vancouver’s Container Vessel On-Time Performance Incentive Program took home the CIFFA Forwarders Celebrating Associates award for Excellence in Innovation.
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