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Q&A: Cary Davis, American Association of Port Authorities President and CEO-elect
September 22, 2023
In late August, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) announced that its Board of Directors announced that, effective October 1, Cary Davis will become its new President and CEO. Davis joined AAPA in November 2019 and has played key public policy roles for the organization in his roles as VP of Government Relations, General Counsel and Board Secretary.
Port-focused initiatives are major driver for White House in Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
November 10, 2021
The United States ports-related components of the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), which is set to be signed into law by President Biden, are front and center, given the heavy amount of attention being given to the ongoing supply chain challenges. The importance of ports was highlighted by how the IIJA allocates $17 billion focused on improving infrastructure at coastal ports, inland ports and waterways, and land ports of entry along the border, the White House said yesterday
LM Podcast Series: AAPA’s Connor Examines the State of U.S. Ports
May 18, 2021
AAPA President and CEO Chris Connor provided LM's Jeff Berman with an update on how the White House's American Jobs Act could impact the U.S.-based port infrastructure efforts.
Other topics covered included: the intersection of port congestion and the elevated state of U.S. imports, lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, the outlook for Peak Season, and the ongoing container shortage.
AAPA’s Connor Examines the State of U.S. Ports
May 13, 2021
In this podcast, Jeff Berman, Group News Editor for Logistics Management and the Peerless Media Supply Chain Group, interviews Chris Connor, President and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).
Top 30 U.S. Ports 2020: Responding to the Pandemic
May 5, 2020
Last year at this time trade tensions were largely determining where cargo would go next—now it appears that those will be regarded as “the good old days.” To what extent container volumes will rebound across the board is subject to much speculation.
America’s Marine Highway’s enhancement wins praise from AAPA
January 10, 2020
When the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration announced this week that that it is awarding a total of $7.5 million to nine U.S. marine highway projects, The American Association of Port Authorities, was among the first to applaud.
The American Association of Port Authorities digs the USMC deal
December 26, 2019
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAP) gave a big thumb’s up recently when the House approved U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) as significant achievement for enhancing the ability of America’s seaports to deliver jobs, economic opportunities, and efficient movement of goods and people.
U.S. West Coast ports warned about “complacency”
July 22, 2019
When the American Association of Port Authorities staged its port commissioners conference in San Francisco earlier this summer, attendees were keen on learning how to avoid being caught up in escalating policy disputes and high stakes disagreements—particularly on the U.S. West Coast.
New president and CEO of AAPA named
June 20, 2019
In the wake on intense executive recruitment search, the American Association of Port Authorities has opted to name a former ocean carrier executive to become its next president and CEO.
AAPA applauds new federal focus on nation’s ports
March 27, 2018
U.S. members of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) have “increased confidence” that their key priorities will be addressed after passage of an omnibus spending package to fund the federal government through September 30, 2018.
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