Curaçao to Host 2003 Convention in September

Thursday, September 26, 2002
Agustin Díaz, deputy general manager of the Curaçao Ports Authority, Inc., was installed as Chairman of the Board of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) during the September 26th Annual Membership Meeting at The Breakers in Palm Beach, FL. Díaz succeeded as Chairman of the Board Dick Steinke, Executive Director of the Port of Long Beach. “We’re pleased to have Agustin lead the Association on behalf of AAPA’s Latin American delegation,” said Kurt J. Nagle, AAPA President. “He will be working to help connect and build stronger relationships between our 150 port members who come from more than 30 countries and speak a variety of languages. We will all benefit from Agustin’s international focus.” Before joining the Curaçao Ports Authority, Díaz was the commissioner of the island government in charge of ports. He has served as a senator in the Parliament of the Netherlands Antilles and been a member of the Island Council of Curaçao. Diaz also worked as an educator and served as the chief editor of the daily “La Prensa.” He holds a degree in teaching the Dutch language and a law degree from the University of the Netherlands Antilles. Also installed at AAPA’s 91st Annual Convention was John Mohr, Executive Director of the Port of Everett, WA. Mohr will serve as the U.S. Delegation and Legislative Policy Council (LPC) Chairman in the coming year. The LPC determines AAPA policy positions on U.S. legislative and regulatory issues. Mohr has over 20 years experience working for four ports in Oregon and Washington (Coos Bay and Newport, Oregon; Olympia and Everett, Washington). Mohr has an extensive background in shipping, waterfront commercial development, environmental issues and industrial development matters. His experience also includes large-scale marina management and airport operations, and he has established a reputation for quality redevelopment of port waterfront property.
Maritime Reporter July 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Coast Guard

Philippines Mulls Massive Military Spend

Philippine generals on Wednesday asked Congress to almost triple annual defence spending over the next five years to upgrade equipment amid an escalating marine dispute with giant neighbour China.

Cargo Ship Refused Access to Paris MoU Region

General cargo ship M/V Georgiana H, IMO number 8911413, was detained in Marina di Carrara, Italy on July 17, tallying as the ship’s third detention in the Paris MoU region within the last 24 months.

Pirates Attack Fishing Vessel near Malacca Strait

Pirates attacked the fishing trawler Maju Jaya in Malacca Strait in Tamiang water in North Sumatra, Indonesia on July 26.   Another fishing boat closed Maju Jaya from portside,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Port Authority Salvage Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1408 sec (7 req/sec)