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Port Commission Approves 2020 Operating and Capital Budget

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Capital Budget was approved Monday during the Annual Budget Workshop, a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston...

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Port’s dredging project begins ahead of schedule

VA, United States

Pictured are John Reinhart, chief executive officer and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority; David White, executive vice president of the Virginia Maritime Association; Rickey James,...

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JAXPORT Receives $20M Federal Grant

FL, United States

Jacksonville’s port will be getting more improvements thanks to a $20 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant announced Wednesday. JAXPORT will use the money to rebuild approximately 100...

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Anchorage receives $25M grant for Port of Alaska upgrades

AK, United States

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage has been awarded a $25 million grant to assist with upgrades to the Port of Alaska, officials said.The U.S. Department of Transportation grant will help fund...

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China wants U.S. to drop tariffs on $360 billion of imports for trade deal

United States

Beijing steps up its demands for relief from existing tariffs on about $360 billion in Chinese imports. The big question: Is Trump willing to pay it?The price that President Donald Trump may have...

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SCPA makes a $15.6 billion annual impact in the Midlands

SC, United States

Port operations support 1 in 10 jobs for South CaroliniansColumbia, SC - South Carolina Ports Authority’s reach goes well beyond the Port of Charleston with 25% of its economic impact happening in...

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$93.6M awarded to former Port Terminal operator for losses

OR, United States

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $93.6 million to the former operator of the Port of Portland's container terminal, finding the dock workers union sabotaged shipping traffic...

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Boston’s Conley Terminal receives two new RTG cranes

MA, United States

The investment sets up the Port of Boston for growth in 2020Boston, MA – On Saturday, November 2nd, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) received two new rubber-tired gantries (RTGs),...

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Port Richey, Pasco County do battle over delayed federal aid for dredging

FL, United States

City officials call it political payback from Pasco County Commissioner Jack Mariano. Federal aid to the city of Port Richey for dredging a canal linking Miller’s Bayou to the Pithlachascotee River...

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Port of Virginia Starts Dredging Work for Ultra-Deep Harbor

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia says that it has received its final federal approval to begin work on its ship-channel deepening-and-widening project. The port has given its contractor notice to proceed, and...

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House Passes Bill To Unlock Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund

United States

On Monday the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation authored by Congressman Peter DeFazio that he said will unlock the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund.The DeFazio release said the...

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SCPA report claims ports add more than $63 billion to state economy

SC, United States

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), which operates the Port of Charleston and two inland ports, released a study last week on the ports’ impact on the economy of the Charleston region and the...

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Philaport opens vehicle terminal with Glovis America

PA, United States

The US port of Philadelphia (Philaport) has officially opened a $110m vehicle terminal at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex – the first terminal to be opened at the port for 45 years…The...

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Port of Vancouver gets $167 million infrastructure investment from Ottawa for three projects

Canada

The monies are part of Ottawa‘s National Trade Corridors Fund, allocating $2B over 11 years to improve infrastructure that facilitates trade Port Metro Vancouver seen earlier this year.DARRYL DYCK /...

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Work Approved To Begin Repairing Flood Damage At The Port Of Fort Smith

AR, United States

(TB&P) –The Fort Smith Port Authority has agreed to take steps to get the Port of Fort Smith back in condition to open for business. The authority signed a contract with Studio 6 Architects to...