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Payne Named to Executive Board of Seaports Industry Association

December 22 - J. Stanley 'Stan' Payne, chief executive officer of the Canaveral Port Authority, will serve on the 2009-10 Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). He was named to the 10-member b

AAPA is an alliance of leading ports in the Western Hemisphere. The mission of the organisation is to protect and advance the common interests of its diverse members as they connect their communities with the global transportation system. It is governed by a 57-member Board of Directors consisting of elected representatives of the corporate membership from each of the port regions. Payne will represent the U.S. South Atlantic port region.

"As CEO for one of the nation's major cargo handling ports and a long-respected member of the maritime community, Stan Payne has demonstrated great leadership. I know he'll be an excellent representative for the South Atlantic region and the entire port industry on AAPA's Executive Committee," said Kurt Nagle, AAPA's president and chief executive officer. "We're looking forward to 2013 when Port Canaveral hosts our association's annual convention, which is AAPA's top annual event and one that truly showcases the host port," he added.

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Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of B747

June 4 - Tension is building within Boeing about whether to keep the Boeing 747 in production beyond the current order backlog, as a decision looms on the future of the iconic aircraft.
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Mammoet launches Austal ferry

June 4 - Mammoet has coordinated the load out and float off of Austal Philippines’ 109 m-long, 1,700-tonne catamaran ferry FSTR.
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Zeebrugge joins IPCSA

June 4 - The port of Zeebrugge in Belgium has joined the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) as it looks to share expertise gained from its Smart Port, Green Port and Safety Port projects.
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