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Port of Seattle releases RFP for new cruise facility

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the proposed cruise facility at Terminal 46 to the three shortlisted teams announced in May. These teams will compete to become the...

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Senate Pushes Port Project Permits Forward

Virgin Islands, United States

V. I. senators Tuesday peppered representatives from the Port Authority, the West Indian Co. Ltd., and the Department of Planning and Natural Resources with questions about $40 million worth of...

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Port of Virginia Posts Record July Volumes

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia in July processed 265,559 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in July, making it the second busiest month in the port’s history.The strong cargo performance was driven by an...

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U.S. ports underpin hot economy with record volumes, rapid growth

United States

U.S. ports are on a hot streak.Backed by a burgeoning and resilient U.S. economy, many U.S. ports processed record or near-record freight volumes through the first part of 2019, building on a 2018...

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Texas bans large vessels from Houston Ship Channel, appoints new traffic cop

TX, United States

Introduction & BackgroundOn September 1, 2019, any vessel larger than 1,100 feet will no longer have open access to the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) absent approval by the newly authorized and...

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Los Angeles Port Posts Strong July

CA, United States

For the fourth consecutive month, the Port of Los Angeles (PoLS) has set a new single-month cargo record. In July, the Port moved 912,154 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), the busiest July in the...

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Port of Baltimore receives federal grant to strengthen security

MD, United States

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) announced August 13 that it has been awarded $703,116 in the most recent round of funding through the Federal...

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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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JAXPORT Welcomes FDOT Secretary

FL, United States

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), Florida, said that its Chief Executive Officer Eric Green and other port executives welcomed Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault...

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Study: Jaxport Supports $31 Billion in Economic Activity

FL, United States

Cargo activity through Jacksonville’s seaport supports tens of thousands of jobs and more than $31 billion in annual economic output for the region, according to a new study by maritime research...

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Vermilion Port Authority may see years in red despite coming fee increases

OH, United States

Even with projected increases in lease and dockage fees starting in 2020, the Vermilion Port Authority will still be struggling with financial years in the red due to paying off a loan owed to the...

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Army Corps of Engineers plans Canaveral Lock closure for repairs

FL, United States

PORT CANAVERAL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District circulated notice last week regarding plans to conduct needed repairs and maintenance on the Canaveral Lock.According to the...

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Inland Port Dillon continues growth

SC, United States

DILLON, S.C. — Rail moves at Inland Port Dillon are up 122% year-over-year.Inland Port Dillon, now in its second year of operation, reported 2,889 rail moves in July according to a media...

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CAD$6m for port and infrastructure project

Canada

The Government of Canada will invest CAD$6m for a project in the Sarnia-Lambton corridor and Port of Sarnia, which will increase the efficiency of moving Canadian goods to international...

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Port of Greater Baton Rouge expanding container storage capacity

LA, United States

The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is expanding its Inland Rivers Marine Terminal’s container storage yard, allowing the port to handle and hold an additional 700 containers. The expansion will grow...