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Infrastructure Resources

2018 Capital Projects Seminar
Hosted by the Virginia Port Authority, AAPA’s 2018 Capital Projects Seminar was designed to reward port economic development professionals with new knowledge, skills, ideas and resources to research, plan, develop and market new land/facility improvements and capital projects. This seminar provided different perspectives on bringing projects to fruition, as well as innovative ideas for marketing and promotion to attract new tenants, customers, funding partners and community goodwill.

Seaports Magazine Spring 2018: Boomtown
The spring 2018 issue of Seaports magazine focused on infrastructure expansions in port facilities and the support of the federal government in these projects. Articles include One-Sided Investments-U.S. Ports Call for Federal Support of Long-Term Infrastructure Development, Water Resources Systems Integral to Competitiveness of US Economy and Security, and Dredging Demands

2018 Planning for Shifting Trade Seminar
This AAPA program traditionally addresses global economic trends with key industry leaders providing their insights on shifting trade routes and the resulting impact on infrastructure needs. The program also examines the political challenges facing free trade policies and the instability in the ocean carrier industry.

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.

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.