Guest Viewpoint

The Cyber Defense Trident: 3 Approaches for Mitigating Cyber Threats

Guest Article By Jason Atwell, Mandiant, Inc. During World War II, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Office of Naval Intelligence (in)famously enlisted the support of the mafia to protect the docks of New York from German and Italian saboteurs. The threat from sabotage was deemed great enough, and the situation was so dire in the early years of ...

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Partnerships Make Green Investments a Reality for Seattle/Tacoma Ports

From The Front Lines By John Wolfe, The Northwest Seaport Alliance The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) is an innovative marine cargo partnership of the Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma. Since our inception, we’ve learned that working together creates greater opportunity and outcomes for our ports and the communities we serve. Our maritime industry works together to keep global ...

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Ports Are Vital to U.S. Dairy’s Vitality

Guest Article: To read this article in the full digital version of Seaports, click here. By Krysta Harden, President and CEO, U.S. Dairy Export Council Outside the food and agriculture sector, not many people realize just how much U.S. dairy farmers and manufacturers rely on export markets – nor how much the world depends on the United States to provide ...

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PORTS + POLITICS: Cruise Ships Are a Vital Part of Our Economy and Regional Security

Restarting the cruise industry, with proper safety protocols in place, is an integral part of ensuring the massive trade and cargo operations continue to thrive to and from PortMiami – and the rest of the Western Hemisphere – as the cruise industry could help restore some of the fragile economies that are finally beginning to regain stability. By U.S. Congresswoman ...

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GUEST VIEWPOINT: Reducing Revenue Leakage

By Martin Schmid, SAP Order-to-cash is one of the key processes that port terminal operators are working to improve. They need an integrated and financially traceable order-to-cash platform, from terminal operation systems to financial systems. Revenue leakage presents a major challenge to the port management industry, where some port terminal operators face leakage values of up to 10% of their ...

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GUEST ARTICLE: Disrupted Leadership

5 Questions Boards Should Ask in the Pandemic Environment By Tim McNamara, K.D., Odgers Berndtson Now is the time for boards and senior leaders to consider how leadership will be defined in a professional environment where COVID-19 is the backdrop. In the current pandemic and in a post-peak COVID-19 world, boards and senior management are being required to reassess the ...

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8 Illuminating LED Lessons

Back in 2011, LED lighting was seeing some of its first installments on ship-to-shore cranes. In the nine years since, the lighting industry has progressed significantly, and LED lighting has fundamentally changed the way we illuminate terminals.

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