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New river port considered in Mississippi

MS, United States

A Mississippi city is examining the possibility of building a new $125 million port on the southern Mississippi River. The Vicksburg Post reports that the city of Vicksburg...

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Report: Port of Corpus Christi to become top U.S. crude oil export hub

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi is poised to eclipse the Port of Houston as the top U.S. crude oil export hub over the next 10 years, according to a new report from the global energy research firm Wood...

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Port of Los Angeles: Board of Harbor Commissioners Approves USD 1.6 Billion Budget

CA, United States

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.6 billion fiscal year (FY) 2019/20 Annual Budget for the Port of Los Angeles. The approved budget lines up with the Port’s 2018-2022...

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Prince Rupert Port Looks to Expansion to Become Second-Largest Canadian Port

Canada

A planned expansion by the Prince Rupert Port Authority may propel the northern British Columbia, Canada, port into the second busiest in Canada. A recently announced terminal master plan showcases...

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More cruise ships expected after Summerside harbour dredging

Canada

Port CEO says dredging will be welcome news for shipping and cruise industriesThe Port of Summerside has called for tenders for dredging its harbour and the channel.The harbour is usually dredged...

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Port Administration, Maryland Zoo Partner to Restore Stream

Baltimore, MD, United States

Baltimore Project Improves Water Quality in Chesapeake BayBALTIMORE, MD - A stream at The Maryland Zoo at Baltimore that was once eroded has a second life thanks to an ecosystem restoration project...

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Opinion: Roberts Bank Terminal 2 critical to Canada’s economic growth

Canada

The City of Delta is a prime example of how port operations can drive the economy and bolster communities. Roberts Bank hosts the largest container terminal in Canada, generating over $1 billion in...

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Mississippi city hires firm to examine prospect of new port

MS, United States

ICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city is examining the possibility of building a new $125 million port on the southern Mississippi River....

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Port of Chicago wants more funds to fix aging infrastructure

IL, United States

CHICAGO (AP) — The inclusion of $35 million in funding for state port districts in Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's budget is "awesome" but more money will be needed to repair the Port of...

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Port of Virginia Posts its Busiest May

VA, United States

Record cargo volumes are moving across The Port of Virginia and doing so with efficiency as a result of expanded container handling capacity at its two primary container terminals.In May, the port...

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The Port of Tacoma keeps us moving

WA, United States

Our Port represents us around the world. It keeps our local economy in motion and it defines us like nothing else By Morf Morford Tacoma Daily IndexTo put it mildly, I am a huge advocate of the Port...

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Inbound Infrastructure! Packer Ave. Terminal Set for 2019

PA, United States

On Mar. 27, 2019, the M/V Zhen Hua 25 arrived in South Philadelphia to unload two behemoths at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. These new cranes, identical to two that arrived in 2018, make for a...

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Governor’s Message: Pa. Stands Behind Philadelphia’s Port

PA, United States

My administration is working to improve the transportation infrastructure of Pennsylvania, and the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) is no exception. More than $300 million in infrastructure,...

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US Army Corps of Engineers works to maintain the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

SC, United States

Regular maintenance to the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) is required for recreational and commercial boats to make their way up and down the body of water along the coast of Charleston....

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Wendolynn Montoya Cloonan Appointed to Houston Port Commission

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harris County Commissioners Court appointed Wendolynn “Wendy” Montoya Cloonan to serve as a member of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. The appointment...