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Virginia Port Authority inks dredging contract with Weeks Marine

VA, United States

Port of Virginia officials last week signed a $78 million contract with Weeks Marine of New Jersey to begin the first phase of a dredging project on the port's western side of Thimble Shoal...

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Logistics firm expands cross dock and drayage facilities near Houston Ship Channel (with video)

TX, United States

Port of Houston sees tonnage growth by increasing petrochemical exports American Cross-Dock & Storage recently announced it was doubling its warehouse space near the Port of Houston, one of...

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PhilaPort Increasing Capacity for Forest Products

PA, United States

PhilaPort, the Port of Philadelphia, Pa., has broken ground on a new 100,000-sq. ft. warehouse to facilitate the use and handling of forest products.The new $12-million on-dock warehouse at the...

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Consortium in Georgia accuses government of sabotaging major port project

GA, United States

TBILISI (Reuters) - The consortium behind one of the biggest projects in ex-Soviet Georgia, the construction of the major deep sea port Anaklia on the Black Sea coast, has accused the government of...

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Major projects at Port Everglades

FL, United States

Work is continuing on major construction projects at Port Everglades. The port plays a major role in the economy of Hollywood and South Florida. Port Everglades has about $900 million in...

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Laura Martin Appointed to Greater New Orleans Port Safety Council

LA, United States

Conley Marine Services, located in Harvey, Louisiana, is proud to announce the appointment of Laura Tabor Martin, Director of Sales and Business Development to the Executive Board of the Greater New...

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Pakistan's Gwadar Port Officially Opens For Commercial Shipping

Pakistan

The announcement was made by Pakistan's sub-Committee of the Senate Standing on Maritime Affairs, which was attended by senators and senior officials from the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the...

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Port of Virginia posts 9% growth in September

VA, United States

RMT’s Volume Increases More Than 1,000 UnitsNorfolk, VA – The Port of Virginia in September processed more than 241,416 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) – an increase of more than 9 percent vs....

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Big boost for Philadelphia Shipyard

PA, United States

Philadelphia, PA — On the same day that the Secretary of the Navy visits Harrisburg to dedicate a ship in the capital city’s honor, he is also making a stop in Philadelphia to announce a...

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“Trade war wreaks havoc on U.S. exporters,” says LA port exec

CA, United States

The Port of Los Angeles moved 779,903 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in September, a 2.7% decrease compared to 2018’s record-breaking September. “The ill-advised U.S.-China trade war continues...

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Port Of Los Angeles OKs Report For West Basin Container Terminal

CA, United States

The Port of Los Angeles Harbor Commission has unanimously voted to certify a final supplemental environmental impact report (SEIR) for the berths 97-109 (China Shipping) container terminal...

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The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor solicits bids for fiber, grading and rail projects

IN, United States

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor is soliciting bids from contractors for fiber, wire and rail projects.The deepwater port on Lake Michigan is giving contractors until 1 p.m. Oct. 11 to bid on the...

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Port of Muskogee finally reopens

OK, United States

MUSKOGEE, OK (KJRH) — Barges are once again flowing down the Arkansas River after months of ports being closed down. Historic spring flooding caused the river to become impassable for barges,...

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Council allows Houston company to drill oil well; other Port Arthur Council notes

TX, United States

The Port Arthur City Council granted to Aspect Energy of Houston following a public hearing to drill an oil and gas well on Section 9, Texas & New Orleans Railroad Survey, Abstract No. 242, in...

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Full steam ahead for streamlined stevedoring venture at the Port of Charleston

SC, United States

A trio of competing maritime firms that oversee the loading and unloading of container ships at the Port of Charleston withdrew their Federal Maritime Commission application to combine services under...