Industry Insights (blog)

Upcoming “What to Expect” Webinars (May 29, June 3)

Insurance Coverage and Claims Preparation Resulting from COVID-19 Friday, May 29 | 2:00 p.m. ET | 1:00 p.m. CT | 11:00 a.m. PTThis webinar with Anderson Kill builds upon the business interruption segment presented earlier this month. Insurance coverage for COVID-19 claims will be discussed, with a primary focus on best practices and strategies in preparing, presenting and pursuing a supportable insurance ...

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2020 Communications Competition Entries Due June 15

With many port communications personnel working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, AAPA extended the 2020 Communications Awards Program entry deadline to Monday, June 15, and the new deadline is approaching fast. On the Communications Awards Program landing page, you can view the competition’s highlights, find links to winning entries from previous years for review and download, and navigate to the online entry materials ...

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Ship Horns to ‘Sound Off’ May 18-22 to Commemorate National Maritime Day

AAPA and a large segment of its hemispheric membership will commemorate National Maritime Day during the work week of May 18-22. To mark the occasion – which annually recognizes the mariners, the maritime industry, ports and their workforces – vessels in harbors and at berth throughout the hemisphere are being encouraged to sound their horns or whistles four times at noon each day from May ...

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On the Front Lines: COVID-19 Relief

Georgia Ports Driver Operator Ed Miller poses on the top lift he operates at the Garden City Terminal. Miller is one of hundreds of GPA employees who is working to keep critical cargo moving. (Georgia Ports Authority)  The Port of Brownsville ranks third among U.S. ports for “strong financial resilience” surveyed in a new report issued by Moody’s Investor Services, underscoring the ongoing value of the port’s prudent financial ...

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