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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...

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Fitch Ratings: U.S. Port Revenues Insulated from Trade War

United States

Increased tariffs on U.S. and Chinese goods trade may result in decreased traffic at certain U.S. ports, says Fitch Ratings, but they are not likely to be similarly affected in the medium term.The...

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Diaz-Balart named 2019 “Port Person of the Year”

FL, United States

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) was recognized by The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) as the 2019 “Port Person of the Year.” Diaz-Balart, who has served in the Transportation,...

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Port of Oakland looks at diversifying revenue

CA, United States

While the port’s focus is on containerized cargo, it says handling aggregate could provide a steady, divergent revenue stream.The Port of Oakland is speaking to a shipper of sand and gravel about...

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Port director says trade dispute with China is 'disruptive' for Oregon

OR, United States

Curtis Robinhold tells Westside Economic Alliance forum that a united front with other tradung partners, not 'tariffs and tweets,' is a better approach to resolve differences with China.The Port of...

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Port of Baltimore Sets New Records

MD, United States

DredgeWire reports on presentation by the Port to the World Trade Center Institute Bowe Fellows in its EDGE Program Natasha Pavlovich of the Port of Baltimore made a special presentation to the...

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NY-NJ port handling larger ships with bigger discharges

NY, United States

The Port of New York and New Jersey says marine terminals are not only seeing more 13,000-TEU ships, but more importantly, they are handling the stronger discharges — between 2,000 to 3,000...