Tag Archives: Ports

Improving Safety and Efficiency with Port Automation

By Jan Diekmann, Technical Account Manager – Advanced Industries, Transportation Industry, Ericsson, and Adam Schipper, Director of Business Development, Transportation and Logistics, Ericsson North America Ports are struggling to keep up with the demands of modern trade. The newest generation of mobile private networks are enabling use cases that through port automation will save costs, make operations more efficient and ...

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AAPA Seaports Magazine, Q2 2022

Q2, 2022: Developing the Workforce of Tomorrow Behind every successful business there is a team of people responsible for it being at the top. That is why, in the Q2 issue of Seaports, we take a look at what it takes to build the best possible team. Leading-edge technology and top-notch equipment are only as good as the people who ...

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Curaçao Hones Its Master Planning Approach

Latin American Connection DESIGNTOOLS/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM By Humberto de Castro, Managing Director, Curaçao Ports Authority Curaçao is an island nation where the maritime ports play a critical role in its development. Locally the port of Willemstad is often referred to as the main artery of the Curaçao economy. In 2018 the maritime industry contributed about 5.8% to the annual GDP. Located in ...

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Professional Development Learning to Be Better

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. In past generations, port professionals looking for a chance to broaden their seaport acumen, advance their careers and shape the future of port leadership had few options. That has changed.

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Diversifying Your Workforce

The world is a different place today than it was a few years ago, especially in how diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is handled. Port leaders say proactively addressing DEI helps ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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Opening the Door for Tomorrow’s Talent

As businesses of all types struggle to hire, retain and train talented employees, many ports are turning to internship and apprenticeship programs to showcase the wide variety of career opportunities available.

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2021 Lighthouse Award Winners!

Lighthouse Awards Congratulations to the 2021 AAPA Lighthouse Award winners (bit.ly/AAPAlighthouse21). AAPA is proud to acknowledge our members for their inspiring projects, contributions and successes. Sponsored by the AAPA Public Relations Committee, the annual Communications Awards, a category of the AAPA Lighthouse Awards Program, has recognized excellence in port communications since 1966. There are a total of 14 entry classifications, ...

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