BuLK CARGO PORTS
By B.C. Manion
The Annual Community Day
at Port Saint John.
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
Lumber is transported by
rail at the Port of Coos Bay.
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