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"We have already launched a one-stop shopping information portal where across all six of our container terminals, you can get real-time information on the status of your container, vessel or booking." -Bethann Rooney, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Trucks use a new traffic circle at the Georgia Ports Authority Garden City Terminal. GPA Photo/Stephen B. Morton - which came through the Panama Canal, ushering in the G6 Alliance's new NYX service. Once the $1.3 billion Bayonne Bridge raising project is complete (expected before the end of 2017), the port will be able to accommodate 14,000 TEU and possibly 18,000 TEU vessels. "With these larger ships, we are seeing vessels in port for 48 hours at a time, with 10,000 TEUs on board, and when we see the 14,000 TEUs, it wouldn't be unusual for ships to be in port for 72 hours," says Rooney. For PNYNJ, and many other big ship ports, that means increased focus on moving cargo efficiently. At the Port of Oakland, the old 8-5 model no longer works, says port spokesman Mike Zampa. The port has added new equipment and more labor at terminals, new metrics have been developed to assess port performance, and operating hours have been extended (full night operations were recently introduced) to meet changing demands. "So far, they're helping to ease daytime crowding at terminals," he says. "Long term, there is an expectation that mega ships will play a bigger role in TransPacific trade. That could mean increased move counts for each vessel call, requiring efficient terminal operations and effective land side transportation to speed imports out of port." The average truck turnaround time at the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is in the 52-minute range for two moves; a drop-off and a pick-up. "From a port productivity standpoint, that's where a lot of the ports break down," says Executive Director Griffith V. Lynch. "And that's when it affects the community, and that's when you read about it in the papers. I feel for those ports that have had to deal with that, but the Georgia ports have been able to avoid that for many years now." In July, the Port of Savannah also received the MOL Benefactor, its first large vessel that came through the expanded Panama Canal. In the same month, the GPA received a $44 million Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to increase rail capacity at the port. The award is a significant portion of a total $128 million Port of Savannah International Multi-modal Connector project, which is expected to be complete in five years. "It will double our capacity on the terminal," says Lynch. "And as important, if not more important, we significantly reduced the impact on the community in the way of less crossings by neighborhoods. This is one of those key projects that will allow us not only to stay ahead but to grow. And as that cargo floods the Panama Canal and comes through the East Coast, we expect the rail growth to be a significant component of that." PNYNJ has recently commissioned a new study as part of a master planning effort Work begins on the dock at the Georgia Ports Authority Garden City Terminal. GPA Photo/Stephen B. Morton FALL 2016 * WWW.AAPASEAPORTS.COM 11 http://WWW.AAPASEAPORTS.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Seaports Magazine - Fall 2016

AAPA Headquarters
From the President’s Desk
Seaports Congestion and Cargo Movements
The Future of Automation
Port Cooperation: In the Name of Productivity
Strategy at Seaports Is Key to Handling Capacity Challenges
Thinking Outside the Box: Productivity at Non-Container Ports
Latin America’s Proactive Approach
Cruise Port Productivity — Upgrading Infrastructure for a Growing Industry
Modernizing America’s Ports for the Next Generation
Thank You, Helen Delich Bentley
Working Together for Seamless Experiences
Optimizing Systems for Profitability
New Orleans Marketplace
Index of Advertisers
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Seaports Magazine - Fall 2016 - From the President’s Desk
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Seaports Magazine - Fall 2016 - Strategy at Seaports Is Key to Handling Capacity Challenges
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Seaports Magazine - Fall 2016 - Thinking Outside the Box: Productivity at Non-Container Ports
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Seaports Magazine - Fall 2016 - Cruise Port Productivity — Upgrading Infrastructure for a Growing Industry
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Seaports Magazine - Fall 2016 - Thank You, Helen Delich Bentley
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Seaports Magazine - Fall 2016 - Working Together for Seamless Experiences
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Seaports Magazine - Fall 2016 - Optimizing Systems for Profitability
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