Seaports Magazine - Fall 2014 - (Page 12)

THE BIG SHIP RACE - IS BIGGER C BETTER? By Kathy A. Smith Trucks line up at Port Newark Container terminals to load containers onto their chassis. 12 AAPA SEAPORTS MAGAZINE ontinuous infrastructure improvements are critical to a port's success in today's marketplace. Ports are facing possible diminished profits as they continue to prepare for larger ships while shipping lines are consolidating partnerships, making ports compete even more to handle larger capacities of cargo and cruise passengers. But that hasn't stopped the flow of capital

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Seaports Magazine - Fall 2014

AAPA Seaports Magazine
From the President’s Desk
The Big Ship Race – Is Bigger Better?
Shipping Lines Partner to Stay Afloat
Cruise Lines Set Sail for Growth
Bulk Cargo Ports Valuable to the Community
Crafting Funding Solutions for Port Projects
Sister Agreements Spread Cultural Wealth
Strong Financial Ratings Open the Door of Opportunity
Customer Service a Key to Strong Bottom Line Results
Plug in to the Fuel of the Future: Electricity
Houston Thinks Outside the Box With Non-Traditional Lines of Business
Ohio Port Authorities Know How to Rock Economic Development
XXIII Congress of Latin American Ports
Index of Advertisers

Seaports Magazine - Fall 2014