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New mega-yacht repair center coming to Treasure Coast with jobs

FL, United States

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — St. Lucie County Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday morning to approve a 30-year contract with Derecktor Shipyards of Dania Beach to lease land from the county and operate a...

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Ruda named permanent New York/New Jersey director

NY, United States

Bethann Rooney is promoted to deputy director and Andy Saporito is named senior adviser for special projects.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Monday that Sam Ruda, the Port...

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Port of New Orleans receives National Planning Award

LA, United States

American Planning Association recognizes Port NOLA’s Strategic Master PlanNEW ORLEANS – The Port of New Orleans’ (Port NOLA) Strategic Master Plan, Port NOLA Forward, will earn the Port a Silver 2019...

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2018 sets record for cargo at Port of Baltimore

MD, United States

A record 43 million tons of international cargo was handled last year by the combinedstate-owned public and the privately-owned marine terminals at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore,...

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St. Lucie Co. commissioners unveils plan to create jobs

FL, United States

FT. PIERCE, Fla. — St. Lucie County Commissioners say they have a plan to revitalize the Port of Fort Pierce that will bring hundreds of jobs to the area.The plan involves bringing in a yacht...

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NWSA approves Terminal 5 modernisation programme at the Port of Seattle

WA, United States

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has voted to approve lease agreements and authorise construction on the Terminal 5 modernisation programme to remain competitive in the shipping industry and...

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Ports Authority Set to Appeal Permit Denial

NC, United States

WILMINGTON – The North Carolina State Ports Authority this week will appeal its denial for a state permit to expand the Wilmington port’s turning basin, arguing that the economic benefit to make way...

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Port of Oakland reports positive first quarter

CA, United States

March container volume up 10 percent compared to same month last yearOakland, Calif. – The Port of Oakland today reported a positive first quarter in its cargo volume. Through the end of March 2019,...

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Seattle Terminal 5 set for modernisation

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 in the US state of Washington is set to “return to use as a premier international container terminal” after both building and lease agreements were approved by the...

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Texas Port Report: Port Houston's vessel limits put cap on ability to serve growing export market

TX, United States

Anyone up for some ‘Texas Chicken’? Maybe not anymore as pilots request one-way traffic for big ships on busiest hub in North America.Port Houston’s move to limit traffic for larger container ships to...

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Port of Houston to speed up widening of Houston Ship Channel

TX, United States

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met at a special session to speed up the widening and deepening of the Houston Ship Channel, which is one of the busiest waterways in the US.To...

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NC Ports to appeal state’s decision nixing expansion

NC, United States

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The clock is ticking for the North Carolina Port of Wilmington (POW) if it is going to be able to accommodate the larger container vessels shipping companies plan to begin...

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Port of New Orleans supports 119,510 jobs nationally, 21,700 jobs statewide

LA, United States

NEW ORLEANS – The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA), a multi-billion-dollar multimodal gateway for international trade and a bustling embarkation port for cruise passengers, creates and supports more...

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Georgia Port Authority selects RailComm for Savannah automation

GA, United States

In a competitive bid, the Georgia Port Authority selected RailComm, LLC as the yard management system provider for the new Port of Savannah Multi-Modal Connector, RailComm announced on April...

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Baton Rouge, New Orleans ports to receive over $3M in federal funding

LA, United States

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The ports of Baton Rouge and New Orleans is getting $3.1 million in federal funding to support a program that would put shipping containers on barged instead of roadways,...