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FEATURES
Seizing LNG Supply
Chain Opportunities 10
Ports are capturing opportunities all along
the LNG supply chain, from liquefaction or
regasification plants, to marine terminals, bulk
and ISO-container cargo, bunkering operations
and LNG fueling stations.
By Lori Musser

Find Your Niche 19
It has become increasingly challenging to be
'all things to all people.' Ports need to identify
their strengths to pinpoint the areas where they
can grow and excel. Finding your port's niche
is a matter of matching your strengths with the
opportunities out there - then being realistic in
your expectations.
By Sandy Smith

The Power of One,
Collaboration by Many 26
API Puerto Vallarta caters solely to cruise ships
and tourists, but manages to make it work -
partially due to its relationships with other ports
on the cruise ship routes.
By Tom Hranac

Bringing the Outside In 29
In the last decade or so, more and more port
executives have come from major shipping lines.
But tapping into human capital from outside
the port or shipping industry requires flexibility,
openness and creativity.
By Meredith Martino

Accelerating the Future 37
Large scale port infrastructure projects are
time-consuming and expensive, but taking the
right steps up front can reduce costs, shorten
timetables and increase stakeholders' satisfaction.
By Mary Lou Jay

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PORTS + POLITICS
Strengthening U.S. Ports to
Support Increasing Freight
and Transportation 50
America's more than 300 ports are a vital part
of a strong and healthy economy connecting
manufacturers, businesses and farmers to the
global marketplace and creating vital jobs for
hardworking Americans.
By Elaine L. Chao, U.S. Department of
Transportation Secretary

GUEST ARTICLE
Port Partnerships for Strategic
Positioning and Success 52
As much as individual ports may differ, major
changes in the world shipping market have
required changes in how all ports view themselves
and their competitive positions.
By Richard Steinke, Moffatt & Nichol

Power Shift: In the
Energy Sector, Change Is
the Only Constant 45

DEPARTMENTS

The constantly shifting landscape of world energy
production is having an impact on every sector,
as new technologies emerge and social priorities
evolve. For ports, there are two main implications.

From the President's Desk 8

AAPA Headquarters 6

Index of Advertisers 58

By Sarah B. Hood

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Seaports Magazine - Fall 2017

AAPA Headquarters
From the President's Desk
Seizing LNG Supply Chain Opportunities
Find Your Niche
The Power of One, Collaboration by Many
Bringing the Outside In
Accelearating the Future
Power Shift: In the Energy Sector, Change Is the Only Constant
Strengthening U.S. Ports to Support Increasing Freight and Transportation
Port Partnerships for Strategic Positioning and Success
Index of Advertisers
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