May 30, 2018

From the desk of Capt. Jeff Monroe, MM, AMPE

International Association of Maritime and Port Executives




The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) for FY 2018. A total of $100 million in funding is available for the FY 2018 PSGP to address the critical security needs of our nation’s ports.


Information on obtaining a DUNS number and registering in SAM is available from at:


The Continuing Education program for 2018 which will be held in Portland (OR), Port Tampa Bay and the Port of South Louisiana (see schedule below), will feature a tariff a practical workshop including tariff development and revision requirements, rates and charges, fee development, terminal issued rules and regulations, foreign trade zones, an industry update and pending new federal regulations and judicial impacts.   The 2 day program offers 16 continuing education credits for the Accredited Marine Port Executive (AMPE) certification.  Cost for the 2 days is $975.00 USD.


Questions about content or the Education Program and Standards?

Call Capt. Jeff Monroe, (207)741-7000 or email at


CAN’T DO THE ENTIRE PROGRAM IN ONE SHOT? You can take the management program in two phases, MPM/IMPM first two days, MPE/IMPE second two days.


Certifications come with each section, Academic Credits are awarded after completing the Executive Management Program.  We recommend doing the 36 hour program before taking Continuing Education because that 16 hour program builds on the content of the Executive Management Program



June 18 - 22:                     Milwaukee, WI (IMPE)                            Host MPA-IRPT

Sept 10 - 14:                     New London, Connecticut (MPE)           Host CTPA

Sept 24 - 28:                     Tulsa (IMPE)                                            Host Port Tulsa

Oct 15 - 16:                       Tampa (Continuing Education)              Host Port Tampa Bay

Oct 17 - 18:                       Louisiana (Continuing Education)         Host POSLA

Nov 5 - 9:                          Vicksburg (IMPE)                                     Host Vicksburg, MS-IRPT


Hosts:  MPA-Milwaukee Port Authority, IRPT-Inland Ports and Terminals Association, Port Tulsa-Tulsa Port Authority, CTPA-Connecticut Port Authority, PortTampaBay-Tampa Florida Port Authority, POSLA-Port of South Louisiana, Port Vicksburg-Vicksburg Mississippi Port Authority.
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

MTO - 16 Hour Marine Terminal Operator - Custom Sponsored and Scheduled


 IAMPE may cancel or reschedule seminars if registrations are below minimum levels 


To register for seminars, or additional information contact:

To register for the classes, please email
For additional information:


“For A World Connected By Water”


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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