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Connor To Represent And Promote A Spectrum Of Ports

United States

Chris Connor, who will take the helm of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) from long-time President and CEO Kurt J. Nagle in September, has 38 years of experience in the maritime...

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Freeport Texas: LNG’s Train 1 Terminal enters final commissioning stage

TX, United States

Energy is big business on the Texas coast and the infrastructure to support it is massive and expensive. It's good to take note when another piece of the energy puzzle falls into place.McDermott...

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CAD$46.2M For Canadian Port

Canada

Canada’s Government will allocate CAD$46.2m in funding to enable the Port of Nanaimo to make significant infrastructure improvements and expansions at its Duke Point facilities.The funding will...

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Anchorage Assembly delays vote on port repair contract

AK, United States

Caught between potential disasters, the Anchorage Assembly again delayed a vote on July 23 to decide whether the city should start rebuilding its aging port that is badly in need of repair or wait...

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Corps of Engineers eyes hole in Duluth harbor

MN, United States

Port faces ‘critical’ need to place dredged materialsTo keep ships moving in the Twin Ports, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers needs to dredge a lot of sediment out of local navigation channels on an...

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Port Report: West Virginia looks at options for its inland port

VA, United States

Intermodal hub developed to handle freight between mid-Atlantic and Midwest states comes up short on volumes.West Virginia may look to sell an intermodal port that it developed, but which has failed...

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Cooperative Port Alliance Breaks Ground on $500 Million Terminal 5 in Seattle

WA, United States

The 185 acres of Port of Seattle property that has sat vacant, in need of repairs, will soon turn its naturally deep port waters into a spot to handle the shipping industry’s largest container...

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GOOD NEWS: Ports Authority continues bullish growth

United States

Staff reports | The S.C. Ports Authority handled record cargo volumes in the fiscal year ending June 30, moving almost 2.4 million twenty-foot-equivalent container units.“By setting another...

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10 candidates are competing for 2 seats on Port of Seattle Commission

WA, United States

With a growing airport and a looming trade war, the Port of Seattle is looking for ways to maximize growth in trade, tourism and transportation while accommodating conservation efforts.King County...

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Army trims PortMiami dredging plans

FL, United States

The US Army Corps of Engineers’ study of enlarging PortMiami now has a tighter focus, as new data found that only the port’s inner cuts need dredging.The Corps last week put a draft environmental...

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PMSA says New York/New Jersey is now nation’s second busiest port

NY, United States

For the first time since 1992, the Port of New York and New Jersey has overtaken the Port of Long Beach to become the second busiest port in the United States, according to the July Pacific Merchant...

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Port of Vancouver getting $42M upgrade to accommodate Asian auto imports

Canada

Importing and exporting new vehicles and auto parts to and from Canada is expected to run more smoothly once the federal government finishes consolidating a pair of auto terminals at the Port of...

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Lawmakers Expect Boom In Business For Port Of Baltimore After Approval Of $125M Federal Grant For Howard Street Tunnel Expansion

MD, United States

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Long-awaited federal funding could jumpstart the Howard Street Tunnel expansion, building business through the Port of Baltimore.Lawmakers said Tuesday that the tunnel...

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Port of Camas-Washougal ramps up for more development

WA, United States

The Port held its annual “Lunch with Dave” event last week, updating attendees on projectsIf you hear the sounds of busy construction to Vancouver’s east, it may well be the Port of Camas-Washougal....

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Port of Vancouver wins communications honors

Canada

The Port of Vancouver has earned two communication awards for community awareness and video production.The American Association of Port Authorities selected the port for an Award of Distinction for...