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SCPA Opens New Terminal HQ

SC, United States

CHARLESTON, SC – January 29, 2019 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority celebrated the dedication of a new headquarters building at the Wando Welch Terminal with its Board of Directors, local...

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India’s JNPT Set to Dock Bigger Containerships From February

India

Container ships with the capacity to carry double the volume of boxes currently calling will be able to dock at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) near Mumbai from February after the state-owned...

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Port of AK to Cost Almost $2 Billion to Repair and Replace

AK, United States

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The price to upgrade, replace and fix the aging Port of Alaska has now grown to almost $2 billion.The Port is vital to the state. It handles more than 3.5 million tons of food,...

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HHLA Puts First Hybrid Straddle Carriers of The Port of Hamburg Into Operation

Germany

New energy-saving, low-emission technology at the Port of Hamburg: two straddle carriers with environmentally friendly hybrid engines are now transporting containers between the ship, the yard, the...

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Rotterdam Launches Worldwide Port Innovation Programme

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam has announced it has joined an initiative with other major port authorities around the world to ensure ports remain dynamic, competitive and at the forefront of social and...

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Legislators Renew Push for Dredging of Georgetown Port

SC, United States

Following Gov. Henry McMaster's pledge to revitalize the Port of Georgetown, state Rep. Carl Anderson is leading a renewed push to secure funding for dredging the port.At a press conference Sunday,...

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Expanding Port of Brunswick Fits Perfectly in GPA’s Scheme

GA, United States

Often overlooked in the shadow of booming Port of Savannah container facilities some 80 miles to the north, the Georgia Ports Authority’s expanding Port of Brunswick is further realizing its...

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$46 Million in Cruise Terminal Upgrades Planned for Disney at Port Canaveral

FL, United States

Disney Cruise Line's plan to base a third ship at Port Canaveral in 2021 will require extensive upgrades to two cruise terminals, estimated to cost more than $46 million.Canaveral Port Authority...

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McMaster Promises Revitalization at The Port of Georgetown

SC, United States

GEORGETOWN, SC (WCBD) - In his annual state of the state speech this week, Governor Henry McMaster specifically mentioned revitalization of the ports of Georgetown and Jasper in the coming...

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Beach Nourishment To Begin Next Week On Pleasure Island

NC, United States

File photo: March 2016: Beach renourishment project near the Carolina Beach Fishing Pier at Freeman Park.CAROLINA BEACH - Hurricane Florence eroded the beach front in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. A...

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Union Minister Praises NIOT for Feach Restoration

Puducherry, India

Mission accomplished: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurating the restored Puducherry beach on Thursday. L-G Kiran Bedi, left, and Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy are with him. | Photo Credit: S.S....

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Maritime Stakeholders Laud Concession of Warri Port Terminal

Nigeria

Stakeholders were on Thursday optimistic that the concession of Terminal `B’, Warri Old Port, would not only reinvigorate the maritime sector but would also boost cargo operations in the...

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Baro Port as ‘Gate-Way’ Towards Economic Growth

Nigeria

Eromosele Abiodun writes that the Baro River Port project in Niger State will enhance intermodal transportation connectivity in the countryInland waterways are made up of navigable rivers, lakes,...

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Hong Kong Port Falls to Lowest Position in at Least 40 Years

Hong Kong

SINGAPORE (Jan 24): Hong Kong’s continued slide down the rankings of the world’s great ports has pushed billionaire Li Ka-shing’s freight-terminal operator to take action.HongKong International...

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OPINION: Second Track, Second Chance for Port of Halifax

Canada

Whether Halterm in the city’s south end has room for needed expansion has partly fuelled debate about moving the port to the Dartmouth side of the harbour. - FILEBy MURRAY METHERALLIn the week before...