Tag Archives: Port of Los Angeles

Standout Ports

Feature By Shaneen Calvo ISTOCK.COM/CONCEPTUALMOTION When it comes to Western Hemisphere ports, there are some that really stand out. They are the best survivors, the most innovative, the best at adapting, the tightest with their community, the bravest when it comes to incorporating cutting edge ideas, the most successful when trying new things, and the list goes on! While every ...

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All Hands on Board!

Feature Ports Collaborate, Innovate to Ease Congestion in the Supply Chain By Tom Gresham PORT OF LONG BEACH, ISTOCK.COM/HALBERGMAN In the face of an unprecedented cargo surge that has led to record volumes and widespread congestion, ports and their supply chain partners are bravely adapting, experimenting and exploring creative new solutions – and incorporating these ideas in record time. Improved ...

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Staying One Step Ahead of Cyberattacks

Ports are shoring up against ransomware and cyberattacks, as the increasing frequency and sophistication of attacks represent a top security concern and the threats are constantly evolving.

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Powering Workforces with Partnerships

Ports continue to forge deep connections with industry partners, labor unions, government, schools and communities to ensure a talented, upskilled and diverse workforce for the future.

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Guide to Grants

Financing projects for ports requires multiple stakeholders from the public and private sectors to work together using a diverse combination of resources. By Barry Parker Securing grants is one of the optimum ways to finance port projects. And there are a lot out there with just that purpose. However, knowing what’s available and having the know-how and personnel who can ...

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Tips on Organizing and Running a Successful Photo Contest

By Shani Calvo What better way to pro-mote your port than to encourage people to send you beautiful photos of your port in action and its surroundings? That’s exactly what these ports were able to do when they came up with the idea of a photo contest. These ports encouraged photographers and creative types to capture images of their port ...

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DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE: AAPA’s 2020 Communications Competition

In these fun photos, get a glimpse at the personalities that make for award-winning communications teams at American Association of Port Authorities member ports that earned recognition in AAPA’s 54th annual Communications Awards Program. Also, all winning entries are included on the Communications Awards Program web page. The recipients of the 2020 Award of Overall Communications Excellence trophies — the ...

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Bringing Technology into the Fold

As ports facilities continue to be upgraded with new technology and equipment, the question is not whether it’s needed, but how to best incorporate it without disrupting the operations of a smooth-running port. Sometimes, the number of moving and changing parts makes the transition a feat of carefully orchestrated, planned perfection.

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