Academic Partners:
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Association Partners:
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The American Association of Ports (AAPA) is recognized as the unified voice of seaports in the Americas, AAPA today represents 130 of the leading seaport authorities in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean and more than 200 industry solution providers, supply chain partners and academia with an interest in seaports.  

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The Maritime Association of South Carolina Harbormasters & Port Administration (MASC) is a member-based trade association that connects the Maritime Association industry and entities who support maritime commerce. MASC serves as a platform for information dissemination, collaboration, and partnership within its membership. MASC advocates for issues impacting the industry and serves to advance, promote, and protect the interests of the maritime community across South Carolina.

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The Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administration (AAHPA) promotes and encourages development of ports, harbors and marinas along sound and economic lines and to assist whenever and wherever possible in the development of new ports, harbors and marinas.


The Maritime Exchange of the Delaware River and Bay is a non-profit trade association that advocates port and marine business in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The IAMPE has partnered with the Maritime Exchange to offer educational programs a discounted rates for Maritime Exchange members.

Corporate Partners:

HDR Inc. is one of the premier world-wide engineering and architecture firms. With their help in providing course facilities through course sponsorships, the IAMPE has been able to host seminars across North America – from Maine to Alaska.


Soli DG, Inc. is a terminal management and marine consulting firm based out of Maine. They have partnered with the association to provide IAMPE members with consulting services at special rates.


The Greater Houston Port Bureau (GHPB) and the IAMPE have partnered to expand the IAMPEofferings to the Houston region. The GHPB assists the IAMPE in marketing efforts in the Houston region and provides classroom space for IAMPE courses administered in that region. The IAMPE reviews GHPBs educational offerings and determines if any are eligible for IAMPE certification or IAMPE continuing education hours.


The Inland Rivers, Ports, and Terminals (IRPT) trade association is the IAMPEs go-to for everything

brown-water related. The IAMPE has worked with the IRPT to expand into the inland river market. With the guidance and knowledge base of the IRPT, the IAMPE has been able to       create the Inland Maritime Port Executive programa first-of

-its-kind program that specifically focuses on the challenges and

needs of brown-water ports.


The North Atlantic Ports Association (NAPA) is a trade association of commercial seaports located between the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Canadian Maritime Provinces. The IAMPE and NAPA have partnered to ensure the professionals in the maritime industry have access to continuing education and training appropriate needs of the industry.


MARPRO Associates International is a transportation consulting firm based out of Portland, Maine. MARPRO has partnered with the association to provide IAMPE members consulting service at special rates.


Liebherr is among the leading manufacturers in the fields of hoisting technologies and material handling equipment.

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