Tag Archives: sustainability goals

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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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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Dredging: Striking a Balance

Ports are taking ownership of their dredging projects and making sure they are not only beneficial to the shipping industry but are also only minimally invasive to the surrounding wildlife and environment.

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You’re Not Alone! Building Your Sustainability Team

Because ecosystem challenges, especially in supply chains, often cross jurisdictions, no single organization can make the type of systemic changes necessary to reduce economic, societal and environmental stressors. The best approach to sustainability may be to develop partnerships.

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Giving the Green Light to Sustainability Goals

As sustainability assumes a more prominent place in just about every port’s vision of its future, master planning and other strategic planning efforts increasingly are ensuring infrastructure proposals are closely aligned with ports’ sustainability needs.

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