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Port Houston to negotiate renewable power contract worth up to USD 35m

TX, United States

The Port of Houston in the US state of Texas will be looking to sign a 10-year renewable electricity purchase contract at a total cost not higher than USD 35 million (EUR 31.5m), it announced on...

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State's ports have $7.1 billion yearly impact on Pee Dee

SC, United States

FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — S.C. Ports make a $7.1 billion annual economic impact in the Pee Dee and create 25,000 jobs in the region, according to a new economic impact study from the University...

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Port of Seattle's $500M Terminal 5 Project Under Way

WA, United States

After several years of planning and community outreach, a nearly $500 million project to modernize the existing Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle is underway. Terminal 5, made up of 185 acres, has...

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Port of Baltimore to Welcome Back Enchantment of the Seas Cruise Ship in 2021

United States

Royal Caribbean Vessel Will Continue Company’s Year-Round Cruise Schedule to Bahamas, Bermuda and Caribbean (BALTIMORE, MD) –The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore will welcome back Royal...

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Port Commission Approves Move on Renewable Energy

Houston, TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Port Houston is set to begin to purchase renewable electricity port-wide, a move that would make it the first port in the United States to administer such a program....

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Charleston port’s $63.4B economic benefit growing, spreading beyond SC’s borders

SC, United States

The Port of Charleston and the inland ports that link it to the rest of South Carolina generate 10 percent of the Palmetto State’s annual economy and are increasingly spreading wealth to other...

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Port of Astoria to repair marinas

OR, United States

Agency could reopen East Mooring Basin The Port of Astoria is piecing together a plan to reopen the ailing East Mooring Basin to pedestrians in the coming year and dredge the shallowing West...

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Freeport-McMoRan's settlement could be the first of many. Can it save Louisiana's coast?

LA, United States

On Monday, President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed opening up nearly all of America’s offshore waters to oil and gas drilling. The industry says it is mainly interested in the the eastern...

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Port of Seattle partners with coworking company WeWork on maritime business incubator

WA, United States

A new Port of Seattle partnership is taking aim at one of the maritime sector’s most intractable problems: The greying seas.One-third of employees in Washington’s maritime industry are over the age...

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Virginia to be home to deepest port on the East Coast

VA, United States

NORFOLK, Va. – The effort to make The Port of Virginia the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast will begin around January 2020, following the finalization of a contract with an international...

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Houston Ship Channel expansion project accelerated

TX, United States

The port of Houston Authority is looking to accelerate a USD1 billion project to widen the Houston Ship Channel to attract finance and support from area businesses to complete the project six years...

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Port receives shipment of 3 new cranes

SC, United States

Three new, 155-foot cranes arrived at the S.C. Ports Authority’s Columbus Street Terminal with the sunrise this morning.The new cranes, made by China-based Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.,...

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Agreement reached to expand infrastructure at Madison Parish port

LA, United States

Louisiana officials have reached an agreement with the Madison Parish Port to expand port infrastructure to support future economic development.A news release said Louisiana Economic Development...

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Group Organizing Rebuttal Effort to Revised Chassis Pool Plan at Ports

GA, United States

The simmering dispute between ocean shippers and trucking over the availability, price and quality of chassis has gotten a little hotter. Transport Topics has confirmed that a new...

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After Nearly 35 Years With Port Association, CEO Kurt Nagle Retires on Top

United States

Kurt Nagle left the helm of the American Association of Port Authorities on Oct. 16, retiring as its president and CEO after serving the organization for more than three decades. Nagle...