Tag Archives: western hemisphere ports

The Cyber Defense Trident: 3 Approaches for Mitigating Cyber Threats

Guest Article By Jason Atwell, Mandiant, Inc. During World War II, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Office of Naval Intelligence (in)famously enlisted the support of the mafia to protect the docks of New York from German and Italian saboteurs. The threat from sabotage was deemed great enough, and the situation was so dire in the early years of ...

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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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New Funding to Help Ports Realize Infrastructure Projects

Ports + Politics By Derek Miller, Government Relations Manager, AAPA For years “Infrastructure Week” has been a running joke in Washington. “It is really going to happen this week?” was a common refrain. Well, the wait is finally over, and no one is joking anymore. On November 15, President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law. ...

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Topping the Power Trip

Feature New Energy Opportunities at Ports Are Driving Decarbonization Initiatives By Lori Musser ISTOCK.COM/ROMOLOTAVANI Industries everywhere are decarbonizing. Seaports are no exception; they are driving decarbonization initiatives of every shape and size. Ports are transitioning to cleaner fuels for cranes, equipment, fleets and general port operations. Some even block access for trucks that pollute. Some are building new energy bunkering ...

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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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Partnerships Make Green Investments a Reality for Seattle/Tacoma Ports

From The Front Lines By John Wolfe, The Northwest Seaport Alliance The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) is an innovative marine cargo partnership of the Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma. Since our inception, we’ve learned that working together creates greater opportunity and outcomes for our ports and the communities we serve. Our maritime industry works together to keep global ...

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AAPA Seaports Magazine, Q3 2021

The Q3 2021 issue of Seaports Magazine explores how ports are not only staying one step ahead, but how they are expanding their reach beyond their borders. Read about how they are brainstorming ideas using adaptive learning and using research to prove their value. Also, see how ports are staying one step ahead of cyberattacks and using technology to redefine ...

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Brainstorming With Adaptive Learning

Changing times call for changes in how we learn. Simulation, webinars and virtual lessons are all examples of how the port industry is adapting to changing times and technology to pursue self-improvement.

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