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Port Association Critical of Proposed Funding Cuts

United States

American Association of Port Authorities is criticizing President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget because of what the association says are the cuts to funding for the nation’s ports.“We’re very...

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MARAD awards $280 million in Port Infrastructure Grants

United States

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) last week announced that it has awarded more than $280 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port...

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Port receives $20M grant from DOT

SC, United States

The S.C. Ports Authority has received a $20 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help fund infrastructure projects at the Wando Welch Terminal.The Port Infrastructure...

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Coast Guard to announce plans to make Charleston one of its largest US bases

SC, United States

The Coast Guard’s top officer will announce Thursday that Charleston will become one of the largest concentrations of ships and guardsman in the nation, growing the economic footprint of the...

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Maritime Administration announces more than $280 million in grants for US ports

United States

New grants will provide critical infrastructure supportWashington, DC – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced that it has awarded more than...

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Port Houston Chairman testifies before Congress

TX, United States

Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means – Subcommittee on Trade, where he highlighted the need to expeditiously widen and...

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Port of Houston chooses Kalmar SmartPort solutions

TX, United States

Kalmar has been awarded a contract to supply the Port of Houston public container terminals with a suite of process automation solutions for its rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) fleet.The order comprises...

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Port of Corpus Christi Awarded $17M Federal Grant for First Phase of Avery Point Terminal Redevelopment

TX, United States

Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The Port of Corpus Christi has received a federal grant of more than $17 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation – Maritime Administration to expand Oil Dock 3...

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Babin Comments on Houston Ship Channel Key Funding

TX, United States

“The Houston Ship Channel is the busiest deep draft waterway in the country, and serves as the epicenter of our national energy industry,” said Babin. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, DC – U.S....

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The South Carolina Ports Authority making progress at the new Hugh K. Leatherman Sr Terminal, which is scheduled to open in March 2021

SC, United States

Progress at #SCPorts Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal. Phase One, which opens in March 2021, will have a 1,400-foot wharf that can accommodate up to a 19,000 TEU vessel. It will also have five...

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SC Ports awarded $20M infrastructure grant from US DOT

SC, United States

South Carolina Ports Authority was awarded a nearly $20 million federal grant on Feb. 11 to assist with building vital infrastructure at Wando Welch Terminal in support of the Charleston Harbor...

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Bouchard slapped with USCG NY Captain of the Port orders

NY, United States

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of New York and New Jersey has issued an order to Bouchard Transportation Company requiring that three tug and fuel barge units currently anchored in New York...

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APM Terminals Restarts Permit Process for Poti Port Construction

GA, United States

APM Terminals Poti, part of Dutch terminal operator APM Terminals, has re-initiated the process of obtaining the necessary permits to build a new deep-water multipurpose port in Poti.On February 11,...

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PortMiami, Port Canaveral get $58m in federal funds

FL, United States

The Miami project is one of six grant winners located within an opportunity zoneA pair of Florida seaports received a combined $58 million for infrastructure improvements as part of federal grants...

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Huizenga, Upton Secure Dredging Funding For Holland Harbor

MI, United States

Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06) issued the following statements after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released their updated FY20 Work Plan that included...