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Jack Burkman sworn to Port of Vancouver seat

Canada

Former Vancouver councilor spends day meeting agency’s staff Longtime community government leader Jack Burkman was sworn into office at the Port of Vancouver on Monday.Burkman begins his six-year...

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North American Ports Survey

United States

By Real Estate Firm Cushman and Wakefield As U.S.-China trade continues to dominate headlines and uncertainty looms for numerous industries, many eyes stay turned to the ports and intermodal...

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DredgeWire Exclusive: Maryland Transportation Secretary gives “State of the Port” speech to the World Trade Center Institute 30th anniversary celebration

MD, United States

By Peter Bowe - Publisher, DredgeWireMD Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn was the keynote speaker at the World Trade Center Institute’s 30th anniversary event in Baltimore. His address focused on...

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Port Of Prince Rupert To Benefit From National Trade Corridors Funding

Canada

The Government of Canada announced today financial investments totalling over $153.7 million through its National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) to support three separate critical trade infrastructure...

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Port of Prince Rupert receives $153.7 M investment for three infrastructure projects

Canada

The Metlakatla Development Corporation was the recipient of $43.3 MThe federal government is injecting $153.7 million of investments for three separate projects at the Port of Prince Rupert.The funds,...

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Government of Canada invests in coastal research in the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick

Canada

SAINT JOHN, NB, Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is an ocean nation. With the longest coastline in the world, from the Pacific, to the Arctic, to the Atlantic, we are blessed with an incredible...

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Work begins on expansive Vancouver container terminal

Canada

Heavy equipment is being brought on site and prep work has started for a large, multi-facetted, multi-site construction and expansion project at one of the largest and busiest container terminals in...

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Port of Vancouver sets records, but future uncertain

Canada

Summary The facility has set a mid-season record for the number of cruise ship passengers and volume of cargo passing throughthe coast container...

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Canada Infrastructure Bank Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Port of Montreal on Contrecoeur Port Expansion Project

Canada

CIB's first project in the trade and transportation sectorMONTREAL , Aug. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) announces that it will work with the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) to...

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The 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards

United States

The 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards.Join us with Achievers of Ports/Terminals Excellence at 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards, Dubai, UAE, 26 Feb 2020.The 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards.Join us with...

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Port of Vancouver getting $42M upgrade to accommodate Asian auto imports

Canada

Importing and exporting new vehicles and auto parts to and from Canada is expected to run more smoothly once the federal government finishes consolidating a pair of auto terminals at the Port of...

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Mexico's US$5.2bn port program to sail ahead

Mexico

Mexico’s government aims to develop three main port projects during the term of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), which ends in 2024. All three projects are expansions, at Veracruz port...

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B.C. port workers vote to accept new contract

Canada

International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada 77% in favour of new deal with BC Maritime EmployersMembers of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) have voted 77.18% in favour...

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Port authority, GCT square off over terminal priorities

Canada

Debate over which port expansion should come first plagues Terminal 2 hearingsEnvironmental impact hearings for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s (VFPA) proposed Terminal 2 project at Roberts...

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More cruise ships expected after Summerside harbour dredging

Canada

Port CEO says dredging will be welcome news for shipping and cruise industriesThe Port of Summerside has called for tenders for dredging its harbour and the channel.The harbour is usually dredged...