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In middle of trade war, America's largest port gets ready for robots

United States

The Los Angeles terminal has already ordered an electric, automated carrier Pier 400 in Los Angeles is North America’s largest shipping terminal. More than 1,700 trucks pass through, on average per...

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Corps OKs $350M Brownsville Port Deepening Project

TX, United States

NextDecade Corp. already pledged to pay for more than half of the dredging from its lease on the ship channel to the Gulf of MexicoThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a permit on June 6...

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SC Ports Authority graduates 25 port ambassadors

SC, United States

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) recognizes 25 delegates for completing the 2018-19 Port Ambassador Program, which provides participants a deep understanding of the connection between the Port...

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Port Tampa Bay Welcomes New Vice President Of Operations

FL, United States

TAMPA, Fla., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Port Tampa Bay President/CEO Paul Anderson welcomes Brian G. Giuliani as its new Vice President of Operations. Giuliani starts the new position July 15...

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Port Report: NY-NJ port readies for No. 2 slot in US container trade

NY, United States

Opening of fourth on-dock rail yard posits NY-NJ to gain greater share of discretionary cargo.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said this week that it is ready to be the second largest...

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CT’s maritime economy is showing its great potential

CT, United States

Connecticut Port Authority's planning, investment is beginning to produce resultsConnecticut taxpayers want to know they are getting the most bang for their buck. They want to know their tax dollars...

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Portsmouth exporter plans $3 million expansion at Port of Virginia

VA, United States

A Portsmouth-based specialist in packing agriculture products for shipment is looking to expand its export business with a facility on Norfolk International Terminals.Arreff Terminals Inc., a...

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Corps OKs port deepening; Dredging on $350M project may start in 2020

TX, United States

The Port of Brownsville is another step closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel, a project already a dozen years in the making, with the issuance of a key permit from the U.S. Army Corps...

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Port of Astoria director resigns amid criticism

OR, United States

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The Port of Astoria's executive director has resigned.Jim Knight's resignation comes a week after a majority of the Port Commission publicly lost confidence in his...

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State agency loses $20m case over New Bedford terminal

MA, United States

This should be time to party at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. After all, the agency’s underused marine terminal in New Bedford is finally profitable, and a big tenant is on its way.But...

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Port of Oakland puts electric power, fleets at center of zero-emissions strategy

CA, United States

Dive Brief:The Port of Oakland plans to achieve zero-emissions operations over the next 30 years and this week released its 259-page plan for achieving that goal. It was developed over the course of...

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Port of New Orleans expands its electric fleet with plug-in hybrid trucks

LA, United States

With existing electric vehicle charging infrastructure in place and working toward energy efficiency investments defined in their new Strategic Master Plan, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA)...

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Port of Corpus Christi looks to cut emergency response time down to one hour

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi is looking at ways to get firefighters to the scene of an emergency faster.The South Texas Waterways Advisory Committee presented a report to port commissioners on Tuesday...

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Indiana's 3 ports earn Green Marine national designation

IN, United States

BURNS HARBOR, Ind. (AP) — The Ports of Indiana have become the nation's first inland waterway system to secure a national designation that honors the adoption of environmental best...

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Indian American Candidate Preeti Shridhar Making Another Bid for Port of Seattle Commission Seat

WA, United States

Preeti Shridhar had an unsuccessful run for a seat on the Port of Seattle Commission in 2017, but is confident enough in her prospects to make another run for the post this year.Shridhar was the top...