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Maritime Executive Named Deputy Director of the Alabama State Port Authority

James K. Lyons, director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority has named Richard T. Clark as deputy director for the Port Authority. The appointment is effective July 16, 2019. “We conducted a nationwide search with one of the country’s premier maritime and port industry recruiting firms and the Port Authority received resumes from quite a few qualified candidates,” said Lyons. “Mr. Clark stood out amongst all ... [+]

Governor Kay Ivey appoints T. Bestor Ward Chair of Alabama State Port Authority

The Alabama State Port Authority recently announced Governor Kay Ivey’s appointment of T. Bestor Ward, III as chair of the board for the Alabama State Port Authority. Initially appointed to the board in October 2016 to fill a vacated seat, Mr. Ward received his reappointment to the Authority’s board from ... [+]

Alabama State Port Authority and AutoMobile International Terminal announce new ro/ro facility

On April 18 the Alabama State Port Authority and AutoMobile International Terminal, a joint venture of Terminal Zárate S.A. and SAAM Puertos S.A., signed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a Memorandum of Understanding to develop and operate a vehicle processing roll-on/roll-off  facility at the Port of Mobile. James K. Lyons, director and ... [+]

ASPA, APM Terminals growth drive continued investment at Port of Mobile

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals boards of directors in separate actions have approved a $49.5 million expansion of the container facility at the Port of Mobile. The Port Authority and APM Terminals jointly will deliver a Phase 3 expansion that includes a dock extension and an ... [+]

Alabama State Port Authority’s Shortline RR Recognized for Safety

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) has awarded two of its prestigious President’s Awards to the Alabama State Port Authority’s Terminal Railway – Alabama State Docks (TASD). The award is presented at the association’s annual regional meeting to recognize outstanding achievements in safety within the short line railroad ... [+]

Alabama State Port Authority, Cuban Ports Sign MOU

The Alabama State Port Authority and the National Port Administration of Cuba signed a five-year, cooperative agreement February 2 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel in Tampa, Fla. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Port of Mobile and the Cuban ports marks the first ports agreement signed ... [+]

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