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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..

June 6, 2019

GUEST VIEWPOINT: Around the World With Jean Godwin

Jean Godwin, AAPA’s executive vice president for almost 30 years, is stepping down from this role in April – while staying on as AAPA’s general counsel...

March 22, 2019

GUEST VIEWPOINT: Safety and Sustainability Through Strategic Corrosion Management

Deterioration and corrosion can have a massive effect on a port’s safety, in addition to being debilitating to the bottom line and operations. * By Buddy..

August 29, 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

GUEST VIEWPOINT: Port Management in the Great Barrier Reef

Operating ports in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (GBRWHA) in Queensland, Australia, allows NQBP to showcase leadership and innovation in..

December 19, 2017

GUEST VIEWPOINT: Port Partnerships for Strategic Positioning and Success

As much as individual ports may differ, major changes in the world shipping market have required changes in how all ports view themselves and their competitive..

September 14, 2017

GUEST ARTICLE: Cyber Security: What Port Authorities Need to Know

Effective cyber-risk governance does not require a degree in computer science. However, an understanding of the dynamics of cyber-vulnerability can assist..

May 24, 2017

GUEST ARTICLE: Tomorrow’s Leaders Need More Than On-the-Job Training

The port industry understands it can’t continue to depend on on-the-job training alone to prepare the next generation of leaders for the significant..

May 24, 2017

GUEST ARTICLE: Shipping Contributions to Seafarers’ Welfare

In the beginning of 2016, Michael Skaggs, NAMMA’s Director of Programs, began exploring port levies and voluntary contributions for seafarers’ welfare. The..

December 16, 2016