Industry Insights (blog)

2020: Mission Accomplished?

2020 threw us all a curve ball. This meant there were a lot of quick decisions being made, timelines changing, projects going astray and missions getting sidetracked. There were also a lot of challenges that were overcome and missions that were accomplished. What was one of your top challenges, and how did you solve it or work around it? Or, ...

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Webinar on Evaluating Partial Seawall Collapse, Jan. 28

Join AAPA, YOUNG & Associates and YA Engineering Services for a webinar titled Evaluation of a Partially Collapsed Seawall – Scope and Lessons Learned on Thursday, January 28 from 1:00–2:00 p.m. EST. YOUNG & Associates CEO Wade Bushman, and YA Engineering Services President Richard A. Dethlefs, PE, SE, will discuss their involvement evaluating a partially collapsed seawall in remote Alaska, including consideraton of project costs, scope ...

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Take Charge of Your Career in the New Year

The time to apply for the revitalized Professional Port Manager (PPM®) Program is now! AAPA and the International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) are working together to provide a premier level of training to all candidates. Gather all your materials and submit your application now. The submission portal is open until January 31 and can be accessed here: ...

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A Gateway to the Gulf Series

In the inaugural episode of a new monthly speaker series, A Gateway to the Gulf, host Port of Corpus Christi CEO Sean Strawbridge is joined by AAPA President and CEO Chris Connor in a discussion about the vital role American seaports play in rejuvenating the nation’s economy in a post-COVID-19 recovery, sustaining national security and supporting domestic energy supply.

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AAPA, IAMPE Team Up to Promote Professional Growth

AAPA and the International Association of Maritime Port Executives (IAMPE) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to acknowledge a new agreement that expands education and training opportunities for port and maritime industry professionals. Both AAPA and IAMPE have established professional development and training certification programs, and the MOU allows credits received from either program to be applied toward attainment of the other association’s ...

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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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