2006 AAPA Growth Opportunities for General Cargo and Shallow Draft Ports
November 14, 2006 Memphis, Tennessee
Special cargoes – special needs! This seminar is designed for economic development and operations professionals at shallow draft and general cargo ports that handle bulk, breakbulk and other special cargoes as well as containers. The focus of the seminar is on short sea shipping opportunities and challenges and trends and issues specific to operating these port facilities. Topics will include an overview and outlook for bulk and breakbulk markets, instruction on how to implement new security regulations and policies, how to plan for survival in today’s economy, and a review current environmental issues.
11/14/2006 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Kurt Nagle, American Association of Port Authorities
Don McCrory, International Port of Memphis
Ron Popham, Port of San Diego
11/14/2006 Defining Short Sea Shipping: Land and Waterside