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Key Media Messaging


AAPA's Talking Points on International Trade - October 19, 2018

Op-Ed, The (San Francisco East Bay) Mercury NewsPort of Oakland thrives on free trade, not tariffs - October 17, 2018

News story, The Journal of Commerce: A tale of two tariffs (page 29) - October 15, 2018

News story, Global Trade: AAPA concerned over US trade tariffs - September 28, 2018

News story, American Journal of TransportationAAPA scores a victory on cranes; concerns remain on Chinese tariffs - September 28, 2018

News story, ARY News: US ports fear they will be big losers in a trade war - September 24, 2018

News story, Fox Business News (video): Unfair tariffs hurt U.S. port infrastructure: AAPA chief - September 18, 2018

News story, The Maritime Executive: U.S. Industry Groups Organize To Oppose Tariffs - September 18, 2018

Op-Ed, The (Mobile) Press-Register: A trade war hurts Alabama's economy and workers - September 13, 2018

News story, American Journal of Transportation'Patently unfair" tariffs imperiling U.S. port infrastructure advances - September 11, 2018

News story, American Shipper: Trade coalition rails against further China duties - September 10, 2018

Op-Ed, The Houston ChronicleNew tariffs will hurt Houston's economy, jobs - August 31, 2018 
Op-Ed, The (Eugene) Register-Guard: Oregon economy would be a trade-war casualty - August 6, 2018  

News story, The (Portland) Oregonian: China Trade War - 5 Oregon exports at risk - July 18, 2018

News story, CNBC: US ports are on the front line of Trump's trade war, and they're bracing for higher tariffs - July 28, 2018

Feature story, Portland (Ore.) Business Journal: As trade war ignites, 3 questions with Port of Portland's Curtis Robinhold on Oregon's prospects - July 11, 2018

News story, Bloomberg: Louisiana, Trump's Trade War Spooks America's Biggest Port - June 27, 2018

News story, Wall Street Journal: U.S. Ports Say Tariff Battle Could Hit Shipping Volumes - June 27, 2018

News story, Los Angeles TimesPort of L.A. estimates 15% of cargo could be subject to U.S, Chinese tariffs (later estimated at 20%) - June 27, 2018

Op-Ed, Trade Wars Risk American Prosperity - June 26, 2018

Op-Ed, Capital Press (Salem, Ore.): Elected Officials Must Understand Importance of Ag Trade - June 25, 2018

News story, Oregon Business: "These folks are going to have to look at things differently before anything is going to change" - June 21, 2018 (re trade sanctions)

News story, The (Portland) Oregonian: Escalating trade tensions fuel uncertainty for Oregon businesses - June 16, 2018

Op-Ed, The Virginian-Pilot: Hampton Roads' economy depends on free trade - June 6, 2018

Op-Ed, Orange County (Calif.) RegisterRetrenchment from global trade will hurt U.S. workers and logistics network - April 28, 2018

AAPA's Letter to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (re trade sanctions) - April 19, 2018



News story, Port StrategyNew Thinking on Deep U.S. Digs - August 30, 2018

Interview, American Shipper: Talking Trade With Congressman Lowenthal - August 28, 2018

Commentary, American ShipperThe Three D's of Infrastructure - August 13, 2018

News story,  Global Trade: HMT Fix Would Cover Harbor and Channel Maintenance NeedsAugust 8, 2018

News story, American Journal of TransportationAAPA commends Cong. Shuster for advancing U.S. infrastructure investment discussion - July 26, 2018

News story, Global TradeAAPA Supports House Water Resources Bill - June 8, 2018

News story, Dredging Today: AAPA Supports Water Resources Development Act - June 8, 2018

Op-Ed, The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune: Congress - Don't Leave Port Investment In Your Wake - May 29, 2018

News story, The Maritime Executive: AAPA reminds Congress to consider WRDA agreement - May 24, 2018

News story,  AAPA statement in response to WRDA 2018 markupsMay 24, 2018

AAPA one-pager: Long Term Funding Solution for Port Maintenance - April 2018

AAPA one-pager: Long Term Funding Solution FAQs - April 2018 

AAPA one-pager: Long Term Funding Solution funding flow chart - April 2018

AAPA one-pager: Benefit of AAPA's Long Term Funding Solution to America's Heartland - April 2018