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GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Contact: Russell Morgan, Principal, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc., 530 Broadway Providence, RI 02909.  Phone:  (401) 421-4140.  Fax: (401) 751-8613. Email: russell.morgan@gza.com. Website: www.gza.com. (AAPA Sustaining Member)

Puerto Vallarta. Contact: Arq. Miguel Angel García Beltrán, Director General, Administración Portuaria Integral Puerto Vallarta S. A. de C. V., Av. Francisco Medina Ascencio, Km.4.5 S/N, Zona Hotelera Norte, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco 48333, MEXICO.  Phone:  011-52-322-224-1000. Fax:  011-52-322-224-1350.  Website: www.puertodevallarta.com.mx/. (AAPA Latin American Corporate Member)
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AAPA’s Port Security Seminar & Expo, July 22-24, in Arlington (VA) was a marvelous success in every respect, thanks to excellent speakers and presentations, spirited audience participation, and the hard work of the AAPA Security Committee and its chairman, Joe Lawless of the Massachusetts Port Authority.
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Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Québec, joined various officials on July 31 in announcing new funding for the installation of shore power at the Pointe-à-Carcy cruise ship dock in the Port of Quebec. 
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Port of Long Beach
The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reports record container and ro/ro volumes and cargo tonnage increases across all business sectors for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015.  Port of Houston Authority terminals continue operating at a record pace, handling nearly 20 million tons of cargo during first half 2015 with double double-digit gains by loaded containers and imported steel. The Port of Hueneme year end tally for FY 2015 shows cargo at an all-time high of 1,574,903 metric tons, a 9.5 percent jump from FY 2014. Mexico’s port system experienced substantial gains in container, auto and cruise traffic from January through June, according to the federal port agency, Coordinación General de Puertos y Marina Mercante. Cargo containers are moving at a record pace through the Port of New York and New Jersey with first half 2015 up 13.4 percent from a year ago to 3,093,789 TEUs. 
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The Government Finance Officers Association has honored the Port of Tacoma with a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the port’s 2015 budget document.
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Flagler Global Logistics broke ground July 27 on the new Titusville Logistics Center, marking the start of construction of Port Canaveral’s first multimodal inland port facility. Due for completion early next year, the 246,240-square-foot facility will support the port’s expanding cargo and container terminals. A Memorandum of Agreement establishing the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth (GA) was signed July 28 by Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority, Murray County and CSX Transportation. Operated by the GPA, the regional port will funnel traffic to the Port of Savannah from a service area that includes North Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and parts of Kentucky. The provincial government of New Brunswick will invest up to C$68.3 million over seven years towards the expansion and modernization of the Westside terminals in the Port of Saint John.
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Lori Ann Farrell Harrison was elected president of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners by fellow board members at their meeting on July 28.
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Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), Brazil’s newest container terminal, on July 24 handled its one millionth container and one thousandth vessel just one year and eight months after its facility in the Port of Santos became operational. BTP is a joint venture between APM Terminals and Terminal Investment Limited.
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Port Tampa Bay has taken delivery of new mobile command unit (MCU), designed as a turnkey temporary administrative command solution after a major storm or other destructive event or hazard.
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