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ACCELerate: Forging New Pathways, Accelerating the Workforce

It is a great time to engage with AAPA and take advantage of one of its newest programs, ACCELerate! As the steward of this brand-new initiative, AAPA is forging career pathways for American workers and building a future-proof workforce for a strong and secure transportation system. There are endless opportunities to get involved whether you are a port, industry solution ...

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Take a Tour! Port of Québec

Adventure awaits us every year at the AAPA Annual Convention –and this year is no exception, though we’ve had quite a bit more excitement and drama than anticipated. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, this will also probably be one of the most memorable AAPA conventions we’ve even had. It will also be one of the most innovative, as far as ...

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Fresh Perspectives

By Lori Musser Once in a while, every seaport faces a fresh problem, or has a wrench thrown into the works creating a situation that just can’t be solved conventionally. While in-house talent typically tackles the tough issues, sometimes an outside perspective is needed to bring about the best solution. This appears to be especially true of digital and technology ...

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COVID-19’s Infrastructure Impacts

Sound Investments, Innovative Solutions Keep Many Projects on Track, Though Most Cruise-Related Ones Are on Pause By Sandy Smith While the COVID-19 impact on global trade created plenty of economic uncertainty, it did not necessarily stop ongoing port infrastructure projects. Though it might have made some of the challenges of construction a little steeper. “There is capital out there for ...

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Contest Time? Let Us Help You!

If you are looking for ways to connect to your community and promote your port in a creative, visual light, there might be an opportunity in the form of a photo contest. Some ports have been capitalizing on this idea for quite some time and have already seen the benefits, such as the Port of Long Beach, Port of Los ...

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Do You Have Any Social Media Success Stories?

Creative megaphone with various infographic elements for Digital Marketing concept. Has your port used social media or the press to promote a port project or initiative — and the results were better than you hoped? In our next issue of Seaports, we are gathering some first-hand stories about how ports have benefited from media engagement. On the flip side, if ...

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Behind the Scenes, Q2 2020

Alternative Fuel Tax Credit Retroactively Extended for Propane Forklifts NOAA Joins OceanX to Advance Ocean Exploration and Mapping Virtual AAPA Security Seminar in July YMI: New Study Details Importance of American Maritime Industry to National Security Read More…

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