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Al ritmo de la nueva Presidente de la Delegación Latinoamericana de AAPA, Rita de Cássia Munck

ARTÍCULO DE FONDO Durante el Congreso Latinoamericana de Puertos de 2021, Rita de Cássia Munck fue electa nueva presidente de la Delegación Latinoamericana de AAPA. Rita Munck también es jefe de gabinete de la Secretaría Nacional de Puertos y Transportes Acuáticos (SNPTA) del Ministerio de Infraestructura de Brasil y cuenta con un largo historial en la industria marítima. Ella es ...

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5 Autoridades portuarias brasileñas están pasando por la privatización

ARTÍCULO DE INVITADO Flexibilidad, innovación, eficiencia, inversiones en infraestructura entre las principales razones del cambio Por Rita de Cassia Munck, Presidente, Delegación Latinoamericana de AAPA, Jefe de Gabinete, Secretaría Nacional de Puertos y Transporte Acuático (SNPTA) del Ministerio de Infraestructura Contribuyeron: Fernando Biral, Director-Presidente de la Santos Port Authority; Diogo Piloni, Secretario Nacional de Puertos y Transporte Acuático La Santos ...

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Annual Convention Exhibitor Early Bird Rate Extended to January 31

The early bird rate for exhibiting at the AAPA Annual Convention & Expo has been extended to January 31, 2022.  Securing booth space early will not only save on exhibit cost but also allows for a greater chance of securing a first-choice space on the floor plan. Booth spaces are already filling up. The 2022 Exhibitor Prospectus provides a comprehensive ...

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AAPA Seaports Magazine, Q4 2021

The Fourth Quarter issue of Seaports Magazine explores how ports are coming up with solutions and creative ideas for standing out. Partnerships and collaborating with others are leading to some of these innovative outcomes and increased opportunities. For others, decarbonization efforts have taken priority and are leading to breakthroughs. For almost all ports, ideas that have helped with port congestion are also helping ...

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All Hands on Board!

Feature Ports Collaborate, Innovate to Ease Congestion in the Supply Chain By Tom Gresham PORT OF LONG BEACH, ISTOCK.COM/HALBERGMAN In the face of an unprecedented cargo surge that has led to record volumes and widespread congestion, ports and their supply chain partners are bravely adapting, experimenting and exploring creative new solutions – and incorporating these ideas in record time. Improved ...

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Rebasando la Activación Energética

REPORTAJE Nuevas oportunidades energéticas en puertos impulsan iniciativas de descarbonización Por Lori Musser ISTOCK.COM/ROMOLOTAVANI Las industrias en todas partes están descarbonizando y los puertos marítimos no son la excepción. Están impulsando iniciativas de toda forma y tamaño. Los puertos están en una transición hacia combustibles más limpios para las grúas, equipos, flotillas y operaciones portuarias en general. Algunos incluso impiden ...

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Standout Ports

Feature By Shaneen Calvo ISTOCK.COM/CONCEPTUALMOTION When it comes to Western Hemisphere ports, there are some that really stand out. They are the best survivors, the most innovative, the best at adapting, the tightest with their community, the bravest when it comes to incorporating cutting edge ideas, the most successful when trying new things, and the list goes on! While every ...

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New Funding to Help Ports Realize Infrastructure Projects

Ports + Politics By Derek Miller, Government Relations Manager, AAPA For years “Infrastructure Week” has been a running joke in Washington. “It is really going to happen this week?” was a common refrain. Well, the wait is finally over, and no one is joking anymore. On November 15, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law. ...

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Topping the Power Trip

Feature New Energy Opportunities at Ports Are Driving Decarbonization Initiatives By Lori Musser ISTOCK.COM/ROMOLOTAVANI Industries everywhere are decarbonizing. Seaports are no exception; they are driving decarbonization initiatives of every shape and size. Ports are transitioning to cleaner fuels for cranes, equipment, fleets and general port operations. Some even block access for trucks that pollute. Some are building new energy bunkering ...

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AAPA Realigns Organizational Structure

With the departure of Mary Beth Long after more than two decades of exceptional service, AAPA has taken the opportunity to re-imagine its organizational structure to better support the key tenets of its mission: World class seminars and eventsPlatinum standard professional development and accreditation programsAccelerated membership and sponsorship growthForward-leaning federal advocacy In line with the ambition to enhance its executional ...

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