Industry Insights (blog)

Juan Duarte, CEO of Duaga, Joins Professional Development Board

Duaga’s CEO Juan Duarte, PPM, has been appointed to AAPA’s Professional Development Board, making him the first South American to serve on the board. The Professional Development Board is made up of industry experts—including directors of leading ports such as Long Beach, Everglades, Virginia, and Miami—and works to promote the growth of port professionals in order to generate a positive impact on the maritime ...

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AAPA Board Announces Newest Member

AAPA welcomes its newest member of the Board of Directors, Hydi Webb, Director and CEO of PortMiami, representing the U.S. South Atlantic region. Hydi brings her unique skills, experiences, and perspectives to the table. She is instrumental in steering the world’s leading cruise port and one of America’s fastest-growing container ports towards new horizons. Under her leadership, PortMiami not only serves ...

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AAPA Introduces Port Professional Manager Echo Cohort

AAPA and the Professional Development Board are pleased to announce the latest addition to our esteemed Port Professional Manager (PPM) program – the Echo Cohort. Comprising 20 exceptional port professionals, this cohort marks a significant milestone in AAPA’s commitment to fostering leadership excellence and diversity within the maritime industry. The PPM Echo Cohort stands out as the most diversified group since ...

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