Community Involvement

Behind the Scenes, Q1 2020

Called "Behind the Scenes," this section includes quick, easy-to-read insights about what is going on both at your association and with your fellow members.

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Behind the Scenes, Q4 2019

Starting in Q4 2019, we added a new section to Seaports Magazine. Called "Behind the Scenes," this section will pass along quick, easy-to-read insights on what is going on both at your association and with your fellow members.

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Ports Beyond the Waterfront: Building Goodwill

As a major driver of jobs, economy and natural resources, ports play an important role in community life. Sharing that importance with the community isn’t always easy, especially since much of what happens does so outside the public eye.

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SUPER-lative Snapshots

Some ports and companies are taking superlatives to a new level. Inspiring and intriguing, it isn’t hard to imagine how they caught our eye as some of the cleanest, largest, grandest, fastest, handiest, deepest and busiest operations around. These information-packed snapshots show how changes in technology and transportation are fueling powerful, attention-grabbing stories and ideas at ports around the world. ...

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The Power of One, Collaboration by Many

API Puerto Vallarta caters solely to cruise ships and tourists, but manages to make it work – partially due to its relationships with other ports on the cruise ship routes. By Tom Hranac As a port that completely relies on tourism, Administración Portuaria Integral de Puerto Vallarta´s business model seems to run contrary to the old saying “Don’t put all ...

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GUEST VIEWPOINT: Port Partnerships for Strategic Positioning and Success

As much as individual ports may differ, major changes in the world shipping market have required changes in how all ports view themselves and their competitive positions.  By Richard Steinke, Moffatt & Nichol For many of us in the maritime industry, the old adage, “When you’ve seen one port, you’ve seen one port!” is certainly true. As delegates come to ...

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