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The International Association of Maritime and Port Executives (IAMPE) is pleased to announce its newest class of Maritime Port Executive (MPE) and Maritime Port Managers (MPM).

Participants earned the Maritime Port Executive (MPE) certification or the Port Manager (MPM) certification by completing a Maritime Port Manager program held over Zoom from 27 February to 2 March 2023. In addition, MPE graduates also received graduate level academic and continuing education credits by the IAMPE’s Academic partners which includes Maine Maritime Academy, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, State University of New York Maritime College, Texas Southern University, The University of Memphis, and the Australian Maritime College.

Earning Maritime Port Manager (MPM) certifications were Joanne Jno.Baptiste-Guiste., MPM – Senior Operations Clerk

The Maritime Port Executive (MPE) certification was awarded to CDR Doug Salik, MPE – Prevention Department Head, USCG. Earning Maritime Port Manager (MPM) certifications were Joanne Jno.Baptiste-Guiste., MPM – Senior Operations Clerk, Dominica Air and Sea Ports Authority; Craig Marshall, MPM – Marine Operations Manager, Energy Transfer; Catherine Hendry, MPM ­­­– General Counsel, Virgin Islands Port Authority; and Jackie Q. Carter, MPM – Port Director, Port of Milwaukee.

The IAMPE is proud to have 28 Education partners including the Connecticut Port Authority; Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; Georgia Ports Authority; Port of Alaska; Bruce Oakley, Inc.; Maine Port Authority; Port of Little Rock; Port Milwaukee; Port of Vicksburg; Port of South Louisiana; Port of Morgan City (LA); America’s Central Port; the United States Coast Guard; the US Environmental Protection Agency; Port Tampa Bay; Jacksonville Port Authority; South Carolina Ports Authority; the Transportation General Authority of Saudi Arabia; Maher Terminals; The Port of Virginia; The Mississippi State Port Authority; the World Trade Center New Orleans; Ports Association of Louisiana (PAL); Kean Miller; Luis A. Ayala Colón Sucrs Inc.; the Ponce Port Authority; British Virgin Islands Port Authority; and the University of Maine School of Law.

The IAMPE is a non-profit industry association that provides professional development for port, terminal, and maritime managers, and executives as well as certification for operational personnel worldwide. Programs are reviewed and approved for certification by the IAMPE’s Board of Advisors, comprised of 20 industry professionals.  The Association offers professional and accredited programs in Coastal and Inland Port Management and Executive Management, as well as certification programs for Marine Terminal Operator and IMDG/Hazardous Awareness. The Association has over 2,600 alumni worldwide and is the only industry association offering professional certification to port managers worldwide.

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    Congratulations Mrs. Guiste. Well done

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