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Vermilion Port Authority may see years in red despite coming fee increases

OH, United States

Even with projected increases in lease and dockage fees starting in 2020, the Vermilion Port Authority will still be struggling with financial years in the red due to paying off a loan owed to the...

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Army Corps of Engineers plans Canaveral Lock closure for repairs

FL, United States

PORT CANAVERAL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District circulated notice last week regarding plans to conduct needed repairs and maintenance on the Canaveral Lock.According to the...

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Inland Port Dillon continues growth

SC, United States

DILLON, S.C. — Rail moves at Inland Port Dillon are up 122% year-over-year.Inland Port Dillon, now in its second year of operation, reported 2,889 rail moves in July according to a media...

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CAD$6m for port and infrastructure project

Canada

The Government of Canada will invest CAD$6m for a project in the Sarnia-Lambton corridor and Port of Sarnia, which will increase the efficiency of moving Canadian goods to international...

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Port of Greater Baton Rouge expanding container storage capacity

LA, United States

The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is expanding its Inland Rivers Marine Terminal’s container storage yard, allowing the port to handle and hold an additional 700 containers. The expansion will grow...

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Port Authority delays final decision on Prichard facility

West Virginia, VA, United States

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Public Port Authority decided Wednesday to delay a final decision on the future of the Heartland Intermodal Gateway in Prichard. Will Price/West Virginia...

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Port Houston Secures New CMA CGM/Marfret MedCaribe Service

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Port Houston received the maiden voyage and is the only U.S. port of call for a new direct service that global ocean carrier CMA CGM has launched with Marfret. The...

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Port Authority discusses rebuilding Port of Fort Smith after flood

AR, United States

The Fort Smith Port Authority and its port operator Five Rivers Distribution held a special meeting Tuesday to discuss rebuilding the Port of Fort Smith after historic flooding that has left the...

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PSA acquires Halterm Container Terminal

Canada

PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) announced it has completed the acquisition of Halterm Container Terminal (“Halterm”) in the Port of Halifax, Canada, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, a fund...

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SCPA CEO receives prestigious ‘Rainmaker’ award

SC, United States

CHARLESTON, SC - S.C. Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome has been named a DC Velocity Logistics Rainmaker — a prestigious accolade that recognizes logistics professionals whose...

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Port Houston Sets Records on Container and Steel Volumes; Moves Forward on New Expansions

TX, United States

The planned expansion of the truck gate at Port Houston’s Barbours Cut Container Terminal is set to begin after approval of a contract for the work by the Port Commission.The project consists of...

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Jasper port will get another $1.29 million. That’s not enough, Beaufort lawmaker says

SC, United States

Georgia and South Carolina officials approved another $1.29 million last week for work to bring a new port terminal to Jasper County.That’s a fraction of the $6 million the states’ lawmakers...

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Two Massachusetts ports are biggest winners in state’s $3.6m dredging giveaway

MA, United States

Commercial fishing ports in Hingham and Beverly, Massachusetts, will benefit the most from a combined $3.6 million in grants awarded recently by the US state for dredging purposes, based on a press...

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Enterprise seeks to expand Houston Ship Channel amid surging exports

TX, United States

Houston pipeline operator Enterprise Products Partners is leading efforts to widen and deepen the Houston Ship Channel amid surging energy exports and profits.During a Wednesday investors call,...

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Port of Virginia's massive expansion project is done, but not everyone is happy

VA, United States

PORTSMOUTHAfter about two years, the Port of Virginia has finally been able to put a bow on one of its major expansion projects.Virginia International Gateway, one of the two main terminals, is now...