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Webinar, May 5: Weather Response Through a Single Source of Truth

AAPA and NearshoreNetworks will host a webinar on Weather Response Through A Single Source of Truth on Wednesday, May 5, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. NearshoreNetworks is an AAPA Member focused on global maritime services with a team of engineers constantly vetting new technologies searching for operational efficiency and safety improvement for maritime port and fleet operators. Researching various weather tools available revealed ...

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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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Register for 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 on April 19-22 and in-person training on June 28-30. While Professional Port Management (PPM®) program students are REQUIRED to complete this course, it is open to everyone. Register ...

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Call for Nominations: 2021 Port Person of the Year (Deadline Feb. 5)

AAPA corporate members are invited to nominate individuals for consideration as AAPA’s 2021 Port Person(s) of the Year. Each year this prestigious award is given to an individual/s whose outstanding work has made a significant contribution to public ports and/or maritime commerce either internationally or within a particular country or region. Typically, nominees are not members of the public port community ...

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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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Submission Deadline Extended to Feb. 8

The submission deadline to apply for the Port Professional Manager (PPM®) Certification Program has been extended. Be sure to submit your application before the new deadline on February 8 at midnight. Don’t miss out on your chance to access this newly updated program. Apply today at http://bit.ly/3p8ITMj.

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MARAD Launches New Education Vessel at Philly Shipyard

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) launched a new era in maritime education with the cutting of steel for the new National Security Multi-Mission Vessel (NSMV) at Philly Shipyard. “This new state-of-the-art modern school training ship will be a tremendous addition to the U. S. Flag fleet, be available to respond to disaster relief efforts, and support about 1,200 jobs in Philly ...

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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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PPM Application Period Opens

Are you ready to register for the re-optimized Professional Port Manager (PPM®) certification program? The application period opens this weekend on December 20 at 9:00 a.m. EST. In addition, potential applicants will want to mark their calendars for the first required course, Marine Terminal Management Training, which takes place April 19-23 in Miami, FL. Visit the AAPA website to learn more about ...

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