Port Facilities Engineering Seminar Set By AAPA For January 28-30, 1991

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will conduct a port facilities engineering seminar January 28-30,1991, in Los Angeles, Calif. The theme of this program is "Dynamics in Design for an Industry on the Move," A wide range of major facilities engineering issues critical to port management professionals will be addressed.

Topics to be discussed during the two and one-half day seminar include: trends in shipping, including the move to post-panamax vessels; automation and its effect on terminal design; what's new and foreseen in breakbulk, neo-bulk and bulk facilities; the latest in crane design; intermodal trends and resulting facility design considerations; plans for an electronic graphics manual; and reducing dredging costs at river facilities.

Founded in 1912 and headquartered in Alexandria, Va., AAPA's membership includes public port authorities and firms with related interests from throughout the Western Hemisphere. This seminar is part of the Association's 1991 education and training program.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 66,  Jan 1991

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