Seaports Magazine - Fall 2014 - (Page 28)

BuLK CARGO PORTS VALuABLE TO THE COMMuNITy By B.C. Manion The Annual Community Day at Port Saint John. W hen Jim Quinn arrived at the Saint John Port Authority four years ago, he began making the rounds to identify his priorities. Essentially, Quinn asked: "What advice would you have for me as the new CEO? What are your thoughts, your observations of how the port operates and what its role should be?" Those discussions led to creation of an inclusion model that's based on the premise that port stakeholders and the community, as a whole, have a right to expect to be part of the port's planning process, Quinn said. THE BOTTOM LINE Keeping the public informed and creating partnerships are crucial elements in conveying value. Strong community connections are essential to a port's economic success. Lumber is transported by rail at the Port of Coos Bay. 28 AAPA SEAPORTS MAGAZINE

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