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Massport promotes Michael Meyran to port director

PortandTerminal.com, November 22, 2019 BOSTON, MA – The Massachusetts Port Authority has chosen Michael Meyran as its next port director — opting with an internal candidate after conducting a nationwide search. Meyran steps up to replace Lisa Weiland who was promoted to CEO of Massachusetts Port Authority’s CEO last summer. Meyran is a 12-year Massport veteran who has been serving …

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Good news for America’s Ports. Cranes removed from US tariff list (for now)

PortandTerminal.com, August 15, 2019 The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has removed ship-to-shore cranes and shipping containers from a list of $300 billion in goods subject to tariffs on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15, 2019, a victory that will save ports and shippers millions of dollars AAPA’s position on tariffs Photo: Former AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle. Kurt recently …

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Threat of new September 1 tariffs increase concerns at America’s ports

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PortandTerminal.com, August 2, 2019 The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the unified and recognized voice of America’s seaports, is deeply concerned over the renewed threat of increased tariffs. On Twitter yesterday, President Trump criticized the Chinese government for not living up to its trade promise and threatened to retaliate in advance of upcoming talks with an additional 10 percent …

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Lisa Wieland chosen Massport’s new chief executive

PortandTerminal.com, June 30, 2019 BOSTON, MA – The Massachusetts Port Authority picked its port director, Lisa Wieland, on Thursday to be its next chief executive, bypassing the other finalist, a member of the city’s power elite, for one of the most influential public-sector jobs in the state. The 5-to-2 vote by the Massport board of directors makes Wieland the second …

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Georgia ports chief warns Chinese tariffs could cost state millions

PortandTerminal.com, June 25, 2019 The White House is currently considering whether to add ship-to-shore cranes to its fourth batch of Chinese tariffs. WASHINGTON  — Griff Lynch, Executive Director at Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is warning that the Trump administration’s latest round of proposed Chinese tariffs could cost the state’s ports almost $18 million. The White House is currently considering whether to add …

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Massport announces CEO finalists for $300G top job

PortandTerminal.com, June 21, 2019 Finalist candidates for the Massport CEO’s position are Boston Planning & Development Agency director Brian Golden and Massport’s Port Director Lisa Weiland. Massport’s search for a new CEO emerged from secrecy with the search committee bringing two local candidates forward for a vote next week. Both are familiar faces. The CEO oversees a staff of about …

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Trump tariffs could cost Massport millions on infrastructure project

PortandTerminal.com, June 4, 2019 Should the tariff be implemented on these cranes, the cost will increase by at least $10 million, significantly impacting Massport’s ability to modernize Conley Terminal Boston, MA – Massport officials are pushing to keep the large new container cranes they plan to buy off of the list of tariffs on Chinese imports the Boston Herald reported …

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