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News Release
FOR RELEASE - September 27, 2007
Contact: Aaron Ellis, aellis@aapa-ports.org
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AAPA Leaders to Hold Media Briefing on Oct. 3 at Association’s Annual Convention in Norfolk

Five key leaders representing the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will hold a media briefing from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Oct. 3 at the Norfolk Marriott Waterside Hotel as part of the Association's 96th Annual Convention (www.portofvirginia.com/AAPAwebsite/aapa_main.html).  The briefing will outline the key challenges (freight mobility, port security and environmental protection) facing today's port industry and what is being done to resolve those challenges. 

WHO: AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle, together with AAPA's Chairman of the Board, U.S. Delegation Chairman, Chairman of the Board-Elect, and the convention host port CEO [Fraser River (B.C.) Port Authority President and CEO Capt. Allen O. Domaas, PPM®, Toledo-Lucas County Seaport Director Warren McCrimmon, Port of Longview (Wash.) Executive Director Ken O'Hollaren, and Virginia Port Authority Executive Director Jerry A. Bridges, respectively]
WHAT:
Media briefing as part of AAPA's 96th Annual Convention
WHEN:
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10 - 11 a.m.
WHERE: 
Norfolk Marriott Waterside Hotel, Elizabeth Boardroom (4th floor), 235 E Main St., Norfolk, Va.
WHY:
To outline the key challenges (freight mobility, port security and environmental protection) facing today's port industry and what is being done to resolve those challenges

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