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» AAPA HEADQUARTERS Meet Us in Miami for the 2015 AAPA Annual Convention Port leaders from across the Western Hemisphere will gather for the seaport industry's premier gathering Nov. 2-4 at the Intercontinental Miami Hotel in Florida. The Annual Convention is AAPA's largest membership meeting of the year. This year, an evening reception will be held in the exhibit hall on Monday, Nov. 2. During the business program on Nov. 3-4,  breakfasts, breaks and two pre-luncheon networking events will all be held in the AAPA Exhibit Hall. Key speakers include Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, PortMiami Director Juan M. Kuryla, PPM®, and AAPA President & CEO Kurt Nagle. For more about the convention, including registration and hotel details, business program descriptions and a list of sponsors, visit the official 2015 Annual Convention website,, and make sure to tweet using the convention hashtag, #AAPAPortMiami. Get Social with AAPA Follow AAPA on social media for the latest association and industry news and updates. AAPA is on Facebook ( and Twitter (@AAPA_Seaports and @AAPA_Puertos). Join the conversation today! ● American Association of Port Authorities 1010 Duke St. Alexandria, VA 22314-3589 Tel: (703) 684-5700 Fax: (703) 684-6321 Email: Website: Administration KURT J. NAGLE, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER JEAN GODWIN, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL COUNSEL COLLEEN O'SULLIVAN, EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT Government Relations SUSAN MONTEVERDE, VICE PRESIDENT OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS JIM WALKER, DIRECTOR OF NAVIGATION POLICY & LEGISLATION JOHN YOUNG, DIRECTOR OF FREIGHT & SURFACE TRANSPORTATION POLICY PAM MAHER, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Outreach & Membership Services EDWARD L. O'CONNELL, DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP SERVICES JODI GIBSON, TRAINING & PROGRAMS COORDINATOR ALEXANDRA "ALEX" DORGAN, MANAGER OF OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION TOM HRANAC, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AND LATIN AMERICAN FACILITATOR RAFAEL DÍAZ-BALART, LATIN AMERICAN COORDINATOR Communications AARON ELLIS, PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIRECTOR MEREDITH MARTINO, DIRECTOR OF PUBLICATIONS, DIGITAL MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY MARY BETH LONG, SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING SPECIALIST sed the DRIVE Act that On July 30, US Senate pas rts top freight priorities. includes @A APA_Seapo / For more, click on http:/ MT @senatorcantwell : New bill will keep U.S . biz, farmers, & shippers competitive in 21st centur y #FreightCantWait career center for job AAPA launches new online industry employers seekers, #ports & maritime 1 AAPA & 11 organization s urge Congress to fund #TIGER at $1.25 billion to #rebuildrenew transportation infrastructu re GE impact on the Seaport activity has a HU build America's 21st to son economy, another big rea e centur y #infrastructur 6 AAPA SEAPORTS MAGAZINE Research & Informational Services DR. REXFORD B. SHERMAN, DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & INFORMATION SERVICES Editorial Advisory Panel CRAIG ESTABROOKS, PORT SAINT JOHN DUANE SANDUL (ADVISORY PANEL CHAIR), PORT OF REDWOOD CITY RICHARD SCHER, MARYLAND PORT ADMINISTRATION JEAN GODWIN, AAPA AARON ELLIS, AAPA MEREDITH MARTINO, AAPA Published by 5950 NW 1st Place, Gainesville, FL 32607 Tel: (352) 332-1252, (800) 369-6220, Fax: (352) 331-3525 Publisher Jessica Semonin Editor Sarah Sain Marketing Lauren Branin Project & Sales Manager Heather McMillen Media Director Chris Zabel Sales Representatives Amanda Blanchard Lou Brandow Chris Chiccarello Anook Commandeur Erik Henson Shane Holt Erin Pande Vicki Sherman Jason Zawada Layout & Design BK Publication Design ©2015 Naylor, LLC. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the publisher. SEPTEMBER 2015/AAP-Q0315/1718

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Seaports Magazine - Fall 2015

AAPA Headquarters
From the President's Desk
Big Data, Big Possibilities
Greenlight on Green Metrics
An Eye on Data
Trusting Third-Party Data
Data in Latin America
Washington Zeroes in on Port Performance
Improving and Expanding Our Nation's Seaports
Navigating the Waves of Transportation Data
Big, Bad Big Data
Data Strategies to Avoid Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind
Leveraging Regional Freight Data to Improve Port Connectivity and Boost Trade

Seaports Magazine - Fall 2015