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Port Report: Savannah looks to be new gateway into the Midwest

GA, United States

Fourth largest U.S. port looks to usurp West Coast gateways for Midwest box volumes.The Port of Savannah aims to boost its market share of freight moving into the U.S. Midwest, saying it offers a...

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Halifax gets federal funds to boost port capacity, reduce truck traffic

Canada

The Canadian government will fund two projects to boost capacity at the Port of Halifax and reduce trucking traffic in the eastern Canadian city’s downtown. The C$47.5 million investment (a Canadian...

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Tariffs could cost Massport millions on infrastructure project

MA, United States

Massport officials are pushing to keep the large new container cranes they plan to buy off of the list of tariffs on Chinese imports, saying that the higher levy on goods from China would add...

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Charleston's Wando terminal opening earlier for extra volumes

SC, United States

The Wando Welch Terminal in Charleston will operate for an additional 30 minutes during weekdays starting July 1 in a bid to improve terminal fluidity as container volumes increase in South...

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Port Wars: Savannah Doubles Up On Charleston

GA, United States

Palmetto State’s leadership failure continues …Listen to us now, hear us later …A dozen years ago, this news outlet published a sweeping manifesto aimed at improving outcomes...

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Port of Savannah Invests $3 Billion to Improve Connection to St. Louis Railways

GA, United States

The Port of Savannah and St. Louis Regional Freightway have partnered on a significant investment plan that creates a new rail connection between the St. Louis, Missouri, region and the Georgia sea...

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Business Booming, Jobs Increasing At Port Of Baltimore

MD, United States

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Business is booming at the Port of Baltimore.The Port of Baltimore has opened the door to a new generation of super-sized ships. Infrastructure investments in deep water...

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Cook joins Port Houston

TX, United States

Leah (Martinez) Cook has joined Port Houston as director of marketing and branding.In her role, Cook will be responsible for all activities related to conceptualising, implementing and executing Port...

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Port of Vancouver touts plan to transform Terminal 1

Canada

In 'Port Report,' CEO says replacing I-5 Bridge an economic issue for ‘entire West Coast’Port of Vancouver CEO Julianna Marler lauded recent accomplishments and highlighted upcoming redevelopment of...

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Port of Astoria invests in West Mooring Basin dredging

OR, United States

Project could help reduce waiting listThe Port of Astoria Budget Committee has approved spending $150,000 on dredging at the West Mooring Basin, where the agency faces slips filling in with silt and...

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Shridhar makes another run for Port of Seattle Commission

WA, United States

Candidate says she would bring government experience, international connections to the tablePreeti Shridhar believes she has the connections and knowledge to take on the challenges facing the Port of...

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Port Of Baltimore Sets New Monthly Cargo Records For March

MD, United States

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The state-owned public marine terminals at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore set new records in March, including new monthly standards for cargo tonnage and number...

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Port of Savannah Sets $3 Billion Investment Plan

GA, United States

The St. Louis Regional Freightway and the Port of Savannah are forging a partnership to create a new connection between the St. Louis region and the largest single-terminal container facility in...

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Bigger ship arrives as case over neighbors’ rights heads to state’s high court

SC, United States

The South Carolina State Ports Authority home-based its largest cruise ship yet at the Union Pier terminal near Charleston’s Historic Downtown just a couple of weeks before the state’s Supreme Court...

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Port of Corpus Christi Commences Dredging and Historic Expansion of Ship Channel

TX, United States

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the Port of Corpus Christi celebrated the commencement of the Port’s Ship Channel Improvement Project, marking a historic milestone in America’s progress to becoming the...