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St. Louis Regional Freightway, Port of Savannah Partner

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, Mo. region and the largest single-terminal container facility...

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Race shaping up for Coastal Bend’s newest oil export terminal

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi is dredging the ship channel in hopes of building a terminal to load supertankers at Harbor Island.But the port isn’t the only player in a game which would mean billions to...

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Race on for local VLCC terminal, but does there need to be?

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi is already one of the country’s main oil export hubs, but they’re facing competition from Dutch company Trafigura.Both want to build a supertanker facility in the Coastal...

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Port of Québec Announces Deal with Hutchison Ports and CN Rail to Develop New $775 Million Container Terminal

Canada

QUÉBEC CITY, May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - The Québec Port Authority ("QPA") is proud to announce the signing of a long-term commercial agreement with Hutchison Ports, the world's leading port network,...

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Orleans takes step to dredge inner harbor

MA, United States

ORLEANS -- The project to dredge Nauset Harbor is going forward, at least on the Orleans side.Eastham decided at its town meeting to turn away from supporting most of the proposed initial work;...

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Laredo named largest port in the United States

TX, United States

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Laredo is making history after knocking Los Angeles out of the top spot as the country’s largest port. The City of Laredo and the...

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New LNG Terminal at JAXPORT is Open for Business

FL, United States

JAX LNG, a liquefied natural gas facility at Dames Point in Jacksonville, Florida, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 16 to mark the official start-up of the newly constructed plant.JAX LNG is the...

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Lawmakers lauded for supporting ports, maritime industry

United States

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) presented the 2019 Port Person of the Year award to Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart, R-Fla.The award was presented last week following the Congressional...

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Port VLCC project on schedule despite new environmental study

TX, United States

There’s a battle brewing between the Port of Corpus Christi and a Port Aransas environmental group.The battleground is Harbor Island, located across the ship channel from Port Aransas. At issue, is...

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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...