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Port Houston Continues Its Growth Momentum

TX, United States

Citing continued increases in tonnage, including resin exports, Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther provided a report of solid operating results to the Port Commission of the Port of...

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Port of Baltimore Welcomes Largest Container Ship Ever

MD, United States

The 14,000 TEU Evergreen Triton arrived Friday at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore, setting a new record as the largest container ship to ever visit Maryland. The Neopanamax ship was able...

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McKnight Elected New Chairman at Georgia Ports Authority

GA, United States

William D. McKnight has been elected the new Chairman of Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). McKnight, who has served as vice chairman since 2018, will assume his new responsibilities July 1."I'm excited...

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Port of Manzanillo to Dredge Navigation Channels

Mexico

Mexican state-owned port administrator Administración Portuaria Integral de Manzanillo S.A, also known as (API Manzanillo), said in late April it plans to “immediately” dredge the facility’s access...

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Argentinian Port Administrator to Fund 2020 Dredging Project

Argentina

Argentinian Port Administrator Consorcio Portuario Regional de Mar del Plata (CPRM) plans to use its own money to fund an estimated $3 million US dredging project, which is expected for 2020, CPRM’s...

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Georgia Ports Authority sets record for April, elects new chairman

GA, United States

Despite a projected slowdown, last month was the busiest April ever for the Georgia Ports Authority with fiscal year-to-date twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) topping 3.7 million, an increase of...

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Norfolk Dredging Completes Maintenance Dredging at Port of Baltimore

MD, United States

In April, Norfolk Dredging Company (NDC) finished dredging 2.6 million cubic yards from the shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District...

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Ports America Joins HireVeterans.com!

United States

Ports America is the largest U.S. terminal operator and stevedore, with operations in every major port in the nation. With more than 90 years of experience through predecessor companies, Ports...

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Houston Ship Channel pilots to get new governing board

TX, United States

New legislation, pushed by a group of energy companies seeking to eliminate potential conflicts of interest, would create a new governing board for the Houston Pilots that guide vessels to and from...

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Senator Perdue visits port to get update on Savannah Harbor Expansion Project

GA, United States

Savannah, Ga. (WTGS FOX 28) — The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) is getting closer to being finished. Senator David Perdue stopped by the port on Friday to see the progress.He used to...

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OPIC to build marine terminal in Georgia

GA, United States

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation, a US government agency supporting American companies to make foreign investments, has signed a 50 million-US dollar contract with the aim of building a...

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The Port of New Orleans Receives Equity Ally Award

LA, United States

Good Work Network recognizes Port NOLA procurement teamNEW ORLEANS — The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) received the Equity Ally Award recognizing the Port’s efforts to provide access to new...

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Port growth means big changes for little St. George

SC, United States

As the Port of Charleston continues to grow, its economic benefits continue to spread into the surrounding area as companies seek to move their goods in and out of the port. One area likely to be...

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Port welcomes much-needed dredging of arroyo

TX, United States

HARLINGEN — The deeper the muck, the tougher the transit.Barges coming up the Arroyo Colorado are going to have an easier voyage thanks to $2.4 million set aside for dredging at the Port of...

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Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey— 26TH Annual Maritime Hall of Fame

NY, United States

The Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey held its 26th Annual International Maritime Hall of Fame awards dinner on May 8, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.The...