The Association of Pacific Ports is a trade and information association founded in 1913 as the Association of Pacific and Far East Ports, for the purpose of promoting increased efficiency and effectiveness of theports of the Pacific. The name, but not the objectives, was changed in1934.
Programs of the Association of Pacific Ports are aimed at enhancing the technical and governance expertise of commissioners andother port officials through meetings, educational seminars and theexchange of appropriate communications. These programs are also pertinent to the needs of ports’ management and technical staff.
All ports located in areas tributary to the Pacific Ocean are eligible to join the Association of Pacific Ports. This web page provides information about the member ports and associate members and also lists the honorary life members. The Association of Pacific Ports includes ports in American Samoa, British Columbia, California, Guam, Hawaii, Mexico, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Oregon, Saipan, Taiwan, and Washington.
The association provides an Annual Conference each August and a Winter Conference each January. Other meetings and seminars are hosted on specific topics. The “Pacific Current" newsletter is published monthly for APP members.