October 3, 2017

From the desk of Capt. Jeff Monroe


The International Association or Maritime and Port would like to formally announce the Spring 2018 schedule:


February 8 - 9:         Maritime Port Manager (MPM)               Host GPA
April 10 - 14:          Houston (MPE)                                     Host HDR
May 14 - 18:          New York-New Jersey (MPE)                   Host PANYNJ
June 4 - 8:               Portland, OR (Continuing Education)         Host HDR
June 18 - 22:           Milwaukee, WI (IMPE)                           Host MPA-IRPT    


Hosts: GPA-Georgia Ports Authority, HDR-HDR Engineering, PANYNJ-Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, MPA-Milwaukee Port Authority, IRPT-Inland Ports and Terminals Association.


MPM-16 Hour Marine Port Manager Program
MPE-36 Hour Marine Port Executive Program
IMPE-36 Hour Inland Marine Port Executive Program
Continuing Education-16 Hour Program -Accredited Marine Port Executive Certification



To register for the classes, please email info@iampe.org.

October 11th and 12th - Portland, Maine
HDR Conference Room, 970 Baxter Blvd, Suite 301, Portland, ME 04103
Main Conference Room

Tuesday October 10th, 1700-1900-Welcome Reception hosted by the IAMPE


Wednesday October 11th
0830                   Welcome and Industry Update                 Capt. Jeff Monroe, MM- IAMPE
1000                   Break
1030                   Working with State DOT’s                        Jon Nass-Dep. Comm, MDOT
1200                   Lunch
1330                   Regulatory Changes and Legal Issues        Capt. Jeff Monroe, MM-IAMPE
1500                   Break
1530                   FTZ Requirements and Opportunities          Wayne Coleman, President C3                                                                                                                       Assoc.
Thursday October 12th 
0830                   Tariffs-Structure and Content, Legal Frameworks                                                                                                                            Capt. Jeff Monroe, MM-IAMPE 
1000                   Break
1030                   Terminal Rules-Regulations, Frameworks and Utilization,                                                                                         Capt. Jeff Monroe, MM-IAMPE         
1200                   Lunch
1330                   Port and Terminal Fees and Pricing, Capt. Jeff Monroe, MM-IAMPE
1500                   Break
1530                   Federal Funding Programs - Changes & Opportunities,    Katherine Cook, HDR
1700                   Closing Remarks, Continuing Education Certificates, Capt. Jeff Monroe, MM-IAMPE



The 2 Day Seminar is worth 16 Academic Credits toward the awarding of the Accredited Port Executive (AMPE) Professional Certification.

Conference Cost is $975 USD for both days.  Contact info@iampe.org for registration form.


Folks-Finally got to give the first of two awards from last year. George got his Lifetime Achievement Award on Tuesday.  I am bracketed by former Minister of Energy and Member of the Legislative Assembly Richard Hurlburt from the Port of Yarmouth, NS (left) and Capt. Geno Marconi, AMPE, Port of Portsmouth, NH.



November    13-17      MPE                            Tampa, Florida

                                                                   Hosted by Port Tampa Bay

December     5            IRPT Webinar                Tariff Development-Inland Ports


Applications and information are available from info@IAMPE.org



Capt. Jeffrey W. Monroe, MM, MTM, AMPE
Director: Education, Standards and Training Programs
International Association of Maritime and Port Executives
11 Katahdin Road. Portland, ME 04107-2828 USA
Phone: (207) 741-7000, Cell: (207) 615-7989    



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The IAMPE is working with the Loeb-Sullivan Graduate School of International Business and Logistics at Maine Maritime Academy and the Graduate Program at Massachusetts Maritime Academy  to improve professional development for the maritime and port industry. Eligible students can receive up to 4 graduate credits for completing the MPE/IMPE program towards either of the graduate programs.

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