Nicom Maritime Speaking at the American Association of Port Authorities IT Committee Meeting in Philadelphia

April 27, 2010 Halifax, Nova Scotia

With global trade on the rebound, port authorities around the world are seeking out integrated technology-based solutions to improve and enhance operations which ensure the timely sharing of information, increase safety, and ultimately impact revenue streams. This week, senior IT Executives from the American Association of Port of Authorities (AAPA), Information Technology Committee, are meeting in Philadelphia to discuss the latest in IT developments.

Halifax based, Nicom Maritime, a division of Nicom IT Solutions, will be presenting to the committee members how to better leverage technology to make their seaports more efficient and more in line with current safety standards.

“Building an effective and strategic information technology plan is a critical first step in enhancing port operations.” says Pat d’Entremont, partner at Nicom Maritime, “a strong IT infrastructure enables ports to better deliver services and reduce costs”.

As experts in seaport IT solutions, business partners David Nicholson and d’Entremont will be discussing a number of key issues seaports should be considering including how to leverage the Internet and analyzing data to track trends, as they move forward with IT plans.

Nicom Maritime is the seaport logistics division of Nicom IT Solutions Ltd. Nicom Maritime clients include: the Halifax Port Authority, the Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay, the Saint John Port Authority, and the Atlantic Pilotage Authority.

Media Contact:
Pat d’Entremont, Nicom Maritime