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Seaports Magazine, Spring 2018

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK: The Thrill of Shattering Records We are seeing a lot of exciting superlatives at AAPA headquarters as our members’ cargo and..

March 14, 2018

Business Boom: Ports Report Record-Setting 2017

Anyone wondering if U.S. and Canadian ports have finally recovered from the 2007-2009 recession has only to look at the record-setting numbers for 2017 that..

March 14, 2018

One-Sided Investments – U.S. Ports Call for Federal Support of Long-Term Infrastructure Development

AAPA estimates that, without sufficient investment from federal sources, the nation risks the loss of $4 trillion in potential GDP loss and $575 billion in..

March 14, 2018

Ship Shape: Ports Navigate Their Niches to Find Their Areas of Expertise

When it comes to handling a certain type of cargo, some ports immediately spring to mind as industry leaders. It may be the luck of location, years of honing..

March 14, 2018

Finding the Right Mix – A Latin American Port’s Perspective

Located on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, the Port of Cartagena has grown substantially by developing relationships and earning expertise as a major..

March 14, 2018

Dredging Demands

Dredging is a demanding task – but for a port to deliver more and better economic benefits to its region, it has to take on the tough projects, and dredging..

March 14, 2018

PORTS + POLITICS: Water Resources System Integral to Competitiveness of US Economy and Security

We have a lot of work to do in order to ensure that our water resources system can sustain the competitiveness of the American economy and protect our national..

March 14, 2018

GUEST ARTICLE: Port-Based Welfare Provision: It’s About Collaboration

Find out about your local seafarers’ welfare organization and see what you might be able to bring to the table. By Jason Zuidema, North American Maritime..

March 14, 2018

Seaports Magazine, Winter 2017

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK: About Those Eggs in That Basket … Eggs in baskets call to mind spring instead of winter, but the metaphor for diversification..

December 19, 2017

Latin American Ports Debate Globalization and Protectionism

The 26th edition of the AAPA Latin American Congress of Ports strengthened its status as the premier port conference in Latin America by gathering more than..

December 19, 2017