Industry Insights (blog)

Ports Day Wrap-up and Thank You

Ports Day 2021 was an incredibly successful effort! The maritime community came together to celebrate ports and their workforce for their dedication in these challenging times to propel economic recovery, maintain a safe and efficient flow of goods, and invest in workforce development for a better tomorrow. AAPA extends its warmest gratitude to its many members and industry partners for ...

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110th AAPA Annual Convention & Expo

Plan now to join us in Austin for the 110th AAPA Annual Convention & Expo September 26-29, where port professionals, transportation leaders and industry influencers will gather in-person for the ultimate venue that empowers attendees with solutions and strategies to set the next milestones for their businesses and communities. Learn more about the convention’s high-level business program, speakers, networking forums, exhibitor and ...

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Webinar: The Future of Seaport Security and Safety Technology, April 15

AAPA and ARES Security will be holding a webinar on The Future of Seaport Security and Safety Technology on April 15 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT. The ARES Security team is constantly evaluating a wide range of customer needs along with best-in-breed technologies to develop new, state-of-the-art solutions. This has put ARES Security at the front line of innovation, partnering and developing advanced ...

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Marine Terminal Management Training

AAPA and the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) are excited to present the two-part course Marine Terminal Management Training (MTMT). This course will be held in a hybrid manner, with a virtual training session April 19-22 and in-person training June 28-30. While Professional Port Management (PPM®) program students are required to complete this course, it is open to everyone. Register here.

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AAPA Reveals New Logo, Branding

AAPA is pleased to announce the launch of its brand refresh. After more than 10 years, AAPA is launching an update to its visual brand representation that reflects a new era of leadership, new staff, and aligns with its office relocation to deliver better access to members when they visit Washington, D.C. It has been a busy year as AAPA ...

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AAPA 2021 Smart Guide Debuts

The AAPA Smart Guide is the “go-to source” for AAPA members engaged in the Association. It is exclusively for AAPA members and replaces the AAPA Pocket Guide. It includes contact information for port members and AAPA volunteers who are actively involved in AAPA leadership, governance committees, technical committees, and association management. The 2021 AAPA Smart Guide is available exclusively in ...

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AAPA 2021 Directory Released

The AAPA 2021 Membership Directory includes information on all AAPA members: Corporate (U.S. and Canadian), Latin American and Caribbean, Industry Service Providers (formerly known as Sustaining Members), Honorary, and two new categories, Supply Chain Partners and Academia. Full-color maps identifying Corporate Members’ port locations, AAPA Committee information and a Port & Industry Services Directory are some of the other invaluable ...

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AAPA Announces New Audit Committee

AAPA is pleased to announce the formation of a new Audit Committee and has named Kent Britton, chief financial officer, Port of Corpus Christi, as chair and John Burns, CEO, Port of Coos Bay, as vice chair. The Audit Committee reports to the AAPA Board of Directors and will work with AAPA staff to strengthen the financial reporting, cash management ...

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2021 Seaports Editorial Plan

If you want to know what’s in store before it comes out, be sure to check out the AAPA Seaports Magazine 2021 editorial plan and media kit. Join us as we explore, spotlight and research the port industry in the Western Hemisphere – and beyond – in 2021! Let us know if a topic catches your eye or is something ...

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