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Dredging to make Virginia the East Coast’s deepest port is underway

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia’s® journey to becoming the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is underway as dredges took to the water Sunday (Dec. 1) to begin digging, nearly two-and-a-half years ahead of...

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East Coast ports poised to poach even more boxes from West

United States

The shift of container shipping services toward U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports and away from West Coast ports is far from over, according to industry veteran John McCown, founder of Blue Alpha...

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Port of Corpus Christi congratulates EPIC on first crude oil shipment

TX, United States

Corpus Christi, TX, USA – EPIC Midstream has completed the loading of its first shipment of crude oil from its new dock in the Inner Harbor, another milestone in the Port of Corpus Christi’s...

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Jasper County Council passes port resolution

SC, United States

Jasper County Council plans to take further steps to ensure the planned Jasper Ocean Terminal will be constructed within a timeframe its members consider reasonable.Council unanimously passed a...

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Port of Savannah sets November record

GA, United States

November proved to be another record month at the The Port of Savannah with 363,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units moved during the month, which was a 5.4% increase over the same month last...

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Company running Deltaport slams port’s search for T2 operator

Canada

The operator of the Deltaport container terminal at Roberts Bank is once again slamming the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, this time for starting the hunt for a new operator for the proposed...

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Port of Los Angeles Moves 728,918 TEUs in November

CA, United States

After 11 Months, Port on Pace With 2018’s Record YearThe Port of Los Angeles moved 728,918 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in November, a 12.4% decrease compared to last year. After 11 months of...

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Ports of Los Angeles and Copenhagen Malmö sign agreement on sustainability, environment

CA, United States

San Pedro, CA - The Ports of Los Angeles and Copenhagen Malmö Port AB (CMP) have entered into a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on sustainability and environmental issues....

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‘The future is brighter than the past.’ Tacoma port leaders look back at tenures

WA, United States

By the end of the year, two longtime members on the Port of Tacoma Commission will have attended their last meeting.Commission president Clare Petrich and vice president Don Johnson are retiring at...

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California ports support sea level defense

CA, United States

The majority of California ports came together on December 3rd to announce their plans for improved defense against sea level rise recognizing that climate change poses a serious threat to U.S....

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Trade wars cast shadow on recent growth at Port of Virginia

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia is more of an economic force than ever but it faces significant hurdles from trade disputes and a slowing global economy, according to one Hampton Roads economist.“We can...

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Port of Seattle to Replace Air and Sea Travel Documents with Facial Recognition

WA, United States

In 2019, the Port of Seattle began to prepare for federal and private sector implementation of facial recognition technology for passenger processing at Port facilities.According to a blog, the...

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S.C. Ports Authority looking to expand retail operations

SC, United States

A study conducted by University of South Carolina research economist Joey Von Nessen, and recently released by the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), found that growth of the Port of Charleston...

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Labor loses spot on the Port of Portland Commission

OR, United States

By Don McIntoshThe nine-member Port of Portland Commission used to have three representatives of organized labor. Now it has just one.Appointed by the governor, Port commissioners may not get a lot...

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Orion Marine Group making progress on Port of Seattle's Terminal 5 to accommodate Super Post Panamax Cranes

WA, United States

More progress on Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle as Orion Marine Group crews demolished the existing container crane rails to accommodate for the super-post-Panamax cranes, which require a new...