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Infrastructure Resources

2017 Facilities Engineering Seminar
This Seminar addressed best practices and solutions for Port engineering professionals. Sessions include Master Planning, Funding Port Facilities, Port Design Topics and Project Delivery and Risk Management.

Seaports Magazine Fall 2017: Focus on the Future
The fall 2017 issue of Seaports magazine focused on infrastructure plans for the future. Articles include Infrastructure Constructions: Smart Decisions Up Front Pay Off Long Term and Strengthening U.S. Ports to Support Increasing Freight and Transpiration.

2017 Planning for Shifting Trade Workshop
This workshop focused on the political challenges facing free trade policies, the instability in the ocean carrier industry, and an increased emphasis in the program on how ports could use master planning and other planning tools to address land use and changing infrastructure needs in the face of shifting trade. Sessions include Perspectives on Infrastructure Investment Across the Hemisphere, Best Practices in Master Planning, Research and Technology Tools and Growth Strategies – Maximizing Land Use, Property Acquisition, Using Inland Terminals.

2016 Infrastructure Development & Financing Seminar
This seminar was designed to help ports meet the challenges related to port infrastructure development and financing. Sessions addressed project planning (including market analysis, quantifying need, and evaluating options); the steps in determining project feasibility; and identifying financing options, including public private partnerships, government programs and other sources.

Port Planning & Investment Toolkit
AAPA, together with the Maritime Administration, brought together experts from around the port industry to develop an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand, and easy-to-execute Port Planning and Investment Toolkit to help you get to the point of bidding out a plan for the repairs and upgrades needed to handle the immense demands currently and in the future.