Tag Archives: Mario Cordero

Anchorage Daily News: Our Ports Need Investment Now

Carl Uchytil Chris Connor Mario Cordero By Carl Uchytil, Port Director, Port of Juneau Chris Connor, President & CEO, AAPA Mario Cordero, Executive Director, Port of Long Beach; Chairman, AAPA On August 10, the U.S. Senate passed an important $1.3 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package. During the process, AAPA members and staff were actively engaged with lawmakers to ensure that ports ...

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AAPA ’21 Convention: Expand Your City Limits

To see this article in the full digital version of Seaports, click here. JDROSS75/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM SEPTEMBER 26-29#aapaaustin2021 This special centerspread feature is dedicated to the 2021 AAPA 110th Annual Convention & Expo, September 26-29, in Austin, Texas. If you are not able to attend in person this year, then tune in to social media and follow along from your home, office ...

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Q1 2021 Seaports Magazine: A Fresh Start for Ports

The theme of this issue is A Fresh Start for Ports. Just as many of us are adjusting to a new type of normal, ports are as well. But, they are also taking this opportunity to reimagine what opportunities will present themselves in the future and are adjusting plans accordingly. Features take a look at what ports have done over ...

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Mission Accomplished!

By Tom Gresham The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted plans around the world. Ports, for instance, faced an array of challenges in 2020 that tested their resources in ways that were unprecedented – a series of vicious curve balls thrown at every aspect of their operations. However, ports responded with creativity and resolve to excel in the face of the pandemic and ...

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Ports Navigating an Ocean of Technology

By Lori Musser Seaports are navigating through an ocean of technology that includes automation, 5G, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, cybersecurity, digitalization, extended reality and blockchain. Deploying the right technology at the right time is mission critical. Mario Cordero,executive director of the Port of Long Beach, said, with the global community in the midst of a technological revolution, “Digital transformation ...

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The Right People at the Right Time

Seaports need specialized skill sets that vary by port and evolve over time, which means human resource departments are being continually tasked with aligning ports’ needs with skilled candidates.

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