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 Today

The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter November 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Coast Guard

Panama-Registered Ship Sinks off Vigan City

A Panamanian cargo vessel MV Fortune Life sank off the coast 130 nautical off Vigan City in Ilocos Sur, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), uthorities said.   The

Polish Cargo Ship SZAFIR Attacked off Nigeria

Pirates operating off the coast of Nigeria have taken hostage five Polish sailors, including the captain and officers, from the Polish general cargo ship Szafir.

Tote Cargo ship adrift near Haida Gwaii

The MV North Star, a cargo ship that is owned by TOTE Maritime, spent more than half a day adrift Tuesday off the coast of British Columbia, Canada.   The Canadian

Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar
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: 0.0948 sec (11 req/sec)