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Port of Oakland: 84K Bay Area Jobs Generated

;s overall economic value—from business revenue, consumer spending, and total value of goods and services—tops $130 billion. The Port and its tenants also contribute $698 million in state/local taxes.The Port said the study shows that growth in its three businesses—Commercial Real Estate, Aviation and Maritime is paying off for the community.“The report confirms the Port of Oakland’s role as a jobs generator for the region,” said Port of Oakland Director of Social Responsibility Amy Tharpe. “The Port creates business opportunities that provide good, family-wage

Boskalis Nominates van Noort as New CFO

positions within the three divisions of the Group over the last 12 years and is currently financial director of Boskalis Nederland. Following his accounting and auditing degree from Nyenrode Business University, van Noort worked as an auditor with EY followed by finance positions at among others ING Real Estate and DHL Express

Jyothi Mani (Photo: EMAC)

EMAC Welcomes Mani To its Case Management Team

with her a wealth of case management experience from the likes of Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).  Before joining DIAC, Jyothi worked as an in-house counsel for a large corporate in the Indian entertainment sector, followed by a role with a legal consulting firm in Dubai dealing real estate and construction in the UAE.   While in India, Jyothi has been involved with various NGOs dealing with Mental Health and Human Rights issues, playing an important role in contributions towards the amendment of the Indian Mental Health Act 1987. She holds a Masters in Law from the University

Preston Khomo (Photo: TNPA)

TNPA Focuses on Ship Repair

Sithole has been appointed as the new Port Manager for Richards Bay.  Both appointments are effective July 1.Khomo joined TNPA in 2004 as Head of Infrastructure Development: Port Operations and Consulting at Portcon (the then international arm of Transnet) and also served as Senior Manager: Real Estate Manager with a portfolio that included the management of the Island View Precinct and Ship Repair for the Port of Durban.  In 2012, he was appointed as Richards Bay Port Manager.In his new role he will be responsible for the strategic development of ship repair infrastructure, creating mechanisms

John Moseley (Photo: Port Houston)

Port Houston Taps Moseley as CCO

John Moseley has been appointed to succeed retiring chief commercial officer Ricky Kunz.Moseley, the port’s senior director of trade development since 2010, will take the lead in developing and executing Port Houston’s commercial strategy. He is responsible for Port Houston’s real estate, trade development, economic development, marketing/external communications and media relations departments and the administration of Harris County’s Foreign Trade Zone.Moseley began his career in international supply chain and logistics in 1987 and has held expanding roles in the U.S. and

Bryceon Sumner (Photo: Foss)

Foss Names Sumner CFO

Bryceon Sumner has joined Foss Maritime as chief financial officer, hired to oversee all aspects of the organization's financial function and performance. Sumner brings to the role years of experience gained at a number of organizations ranging from education technology and real estate, to architecture and financial services. Prior to joining Foss, Sumner served as COO and CFO for public and private companies, family offices and as a senior financial officer of a $60 billion government banking insurance fund. Most recently, he was CFO of Academic Partnerships, a Dallas-based educational technology

Two Join Ports of Indiana Commission

America, the primary trade association for airports in the U.S. and Canada, and one of five worldwide regions.    Browning has been chairman of the board for Browning Investments since 2013 and was the company's president and CEO from 1981 to 2013. The Indianapolis-based real estate development company's portfolio includes large industrial parks, such as AirTech Park, AllPoints Midwest, AllPoints Anson, and several downtown office buildings totaling over 2 million square feet, including Capital Center, 300 North Meridian, Gateway Plaza, Landmark Center and Pan Am Plaza. Michael

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For Payroll Purposes, is Your Seaman Really a Seaman?

to take a close look at the nature of these positions before you are served with a lawsuit.     The Author Larry DeMarcay is a partner in the law firm of Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer. His areas of practice include commercial litigation, admiralty, personal injury, transportation, real estate, construction and corporate law. Prior to attending law school, DeMarcay served on the Washington based legislative staff of Congressman Jimmy Hayes. On the web: www.bhbmlaw.com     (As published in the July 2017 edition of Marine News)  

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Port of Oakland Welcomes 20 Paid Interns

, law, marketing and more have started paid summer internships at the Port of Oakland. For the next two months, interns will be involved in the port’s daily operations while learning technical skills on a wide range of assignments at the port’s maritime, aviation and commercial real estate businesses. They will also have a “hands on” opportunity to work on the port’s major development projects. “Our interns represent the future workforce of the Port of Oakland and the region,” said Port of Oakland Director of Social Responsibility Amy Tharpe. &ldquo

Mistry Resigns as a Director of Bumi Armada

Malaysia-based international offshore energy facilities and services provider Bumi Armada Berhad  has announced that its Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director, Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry, has resigned from the Board of Directors of the Group. Mistry joined the Board of Bumi Armada in October 2014. Mistry is the Chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji group, a conglomerate involved in construction, real estate, infrastructure and renewable energy.

Chevron Names Morris VP of Human Resources

.    In her new role, Morris will oversee Chevron's Human Resources, Diversity and Ombuds, and Medical and Health Services groups. She will report to Chevron's corporate vice president of Human Resources and Corporate Services, Joe Laymon, who will continue to oversee Chevron Business and Real Estate Services, Global Security and Aviation until his planned retirement in late 2017.    Morris joined Chevron in 1991 in the Corporate Human Resources Development Program. Since that time, she has held a number of roles of increasing responsibility in human resources, global marketing

Chris Lytle (Photo: Port of Oakland)

Oakland Port Director Signs on for 3 More Years

Chris Lytle at the helm for gains with airport, seaport, commercial real estate portfolio   Port of Oakland Commissioners have awarded Executive Director Chris Lytle a new three-year contract. The agreement means the longtime industry veteran will remain at the helm in Oakland through July 2019. Commissioners unanimously approved the new deal at a meeting last week.    “Chris Lytle has transformed the Port of Oakland and raised its visibility as a center for trade, transportation and economic vitality,” said Earl Hamlin, President of the Board of Port Commissioners.

Port Automation Puts Labor on Notice

; you need capacity, not necessarily to be faster. That’s where automation [and retrofitting] comes into play,” says Beth Rooney, assistant director of port performance initiative for the Port of NYNJ. “There is no more land to put the boxes on or to expand the gates. There is no real estate to expand to, so you need to handle better and more efficiently.” “Densifying” existing facilities also enables terminals and ports to better protect coastal habitats and wildlife, and meet environmental regulations and restrictions. . If You to Ask, You Can’t Afford

Chad Call (Photo: Intermarine LLC)

Intermarine Promotes Corporate Finance Director

financial operations. Prior to joining Intermarine, Call was employed by Ernst & Young LLP where he served in the company’s Assurance Services for five years. While in this position he gained diverse experience and expertise across the transportation, oilfield, manufacturing, airline and real estate industries. Call received a Master of Accountancy from Brigham Young University in 2005. He is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the State of Texas. Call is active in community service activities through religious organizations and the Boy Scouts of America.  

Khalifa Ali Al-Hetmi (Photo: Milaha)

Milaha CEO Al-Hetmi to Step Down

company registered in Qatar and holds commercial registration number 1. Milaha’s current activities include marine transportation in gas, petroleum products, containers and bulk; offshore support services; port management and operations; logistics services; shipyard; trading agencies; real estate investments; and asset management

Louis Gutierrez (Photo: Port of Long Beach)

Port of Long Beach Names HR Director

former Fortune 500 company executive, will lead a new bureau dedicated to supporting recruitment, hiring and training of harbor department personnel.   In his current position as Vice President of Human Resources for the Lewis Group of Companies, one of the nation’s largest privately held real estate development companies, Gutierrez heads the human resources division, serving more than 500 employees, and overseeing the Lewis Group’s talent acquisition, benefits/compensation, succession, learning, executive development and employee relations functions.   He previously served as

John Walsh (Photo: Port Cnaveral)

Port Canaveral CEO’s Tenure Ends in January

partners with the excellent customer service for which Port Canaveral is known,” said Port Chairman Jerry Allender. Walsh has served as CEO since March 2013. He began his tenure with the Port Authority in February 2011 serving as Deputy Executive Director of Infrastructure, Construction and Real Estate

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