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November 12, 2018

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

International Association of Maritime and Port Executives


The IAMPE is pleased to announce its latest class of Inland Port Managers and Executives and to congratulate them on their successfully receiving their Inland Marine Port Manager and Executive Certifications. Our newest executives include Capt. Blake Welborn, AMPE-USCG Captain of the Port, Homer, LA; Pablo Diaz, IMPE-Executive Director, Warren County Port Commission; Robert Burt, PE, IMPE-Port and Waterways Director, Mississippi Department of Transportation; Martin Parker, IMPE, Transportation Industry Analyst, Office of Marine Highways and Passenger Services, US Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration; Mary Bourgoyne, PE, IMPE-Director of Ports, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development; Matt Yates, IMPE-Vice President, Louisville and Jefferson County Riverport International; Blake Cooper, IMPM-Executive Director, Central Louisiana Regional Port and Milton Chambliss, CEcD, IMPM-Executive Director, Claiborne County Port Commission, Economic Development District. Congratulations on their professional certifications and achievements!


The Association is pleased to welcome the Warren County Port Commission, Port of Vicksburg, MS as its newest Education Partner. The IAMPE extends its deepest appreciation to Executive Director Pablo Diaz, his staff and the Commission for their hospitality last week and their hosting of the Inland Port Executive Management Program and hospitality on the Port of Vicksburg. Special thanks to Chris Maxwell, AVP of Operations, Watco Companies for their facility tour of the Port of Vicksburg.


Seminar Locations and Dates Subject to Change - Participants will be notified well in advance. Rates are modestly going up in 2019 (MPM $100, MPE $100=Total $200 increase). If you register for a program by December 31, the old rates will apply.

To register for seminars, or additional information contact:

MPM/IMPM- 16 Hour Maritime Port Manager Program MPE/IMPE- 36 Hour Maritime 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

“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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