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AAPA Seaports Magazine, June 2019: Workforce Development

This issue of Seaports magazine is devoted to looking at the various aspects of workforce development including professional development. I was astounded to read the stories and backgrounds of our PPM candidates in the article titled “The Road to Success.” For these members, professional development has been critical to their success and growth and, in particular, each of these folks is part of one of the three cohorts of the AAPA PPM.

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The Road to Success Is Paved with Professional Development

Taking the time to invest in career growth might seem to fall at the end of a very long to-do list. The payoff, however, can be deep and extend well beyond that next career move. Follow these up-and-coming leaders sharing these personal and insightful stories.

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Apprenticeship Programs: Tried, True and Effective

A centuries-old method of training skilled workers could help supply ports and their maritime partners with the modern workforce they need.

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The ‘Trick’ to Training a Competent Workforce

Defining where worker training and development should start and where it should end may be the answer.

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Bustling Ports Strain Security Staffing

Ports seek skilled, experienced workers to tackle security needs, including rising demands on the cybersecurity front.

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PORTS + POLITICS: Finding MTS Support Information in the Federal Government

There are a bevy of products and services provided by your federal partners that often go unrecognized, but could enhance your market and operational observations.

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GUEST VIEWPOINT: Financing Port Projects: Strategies in the Current Landscape

Capital investment in port infrastructure is essential, but to ensure long-term financial sustainability it is also important to consider cost-effective financing of strategic infrastructure, resiliency planning and revenue enhancing projects.

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¡En español!

Each digital issue of Seaports features two articles that have been translated into Spanish. They are also archived at www.aapaseaports.com under “Archivo en español.”

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AAPA Seaports Magazine, March 2019: Navigating Toward an Uncertain Future

There is no shortage of challenges, uncertainties and unknowns on the horizon; however, there is one thing I do know. AAPA’s core mission of connecting and informing seaports is unchanged.

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Ports Prepare for an Uncertain Future

For ports, looking ahead is a serious business. They have to build enough flexibility into their long-term planning and preparations to be ready for a variety of possible scenarios – and not just build for the moment.

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