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Sea levels are rising, and so are risks to the Port of Baltimore

MD, United States

By: Jazmin Conner, and Elliot Davis, Capital News Service BALTIMORE — Officials at the Port of Baltimore, one of Maryland’s biggest economic assets, have acknowledged that sea levels are...

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Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Record Tonnage

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi ended 2019 with record tonnages for December of 13.8 million metric cargo tons and 122.2 million metric cargo tons for the entire year — a 16-million-ton improvement...

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Grant funding obtained for new Port equipment

VA, United States

A federal grant is helping the Port of Virginia continue its investment in the Richmond Marine Terminal to improve cargo handling efficiency and drive more cargo through the growing, upriver barges,...

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America’s Marine Highway’s enhancement wins praise from AAPA

United States

$7.5 million in USDOT funds awarded to nine marine highway projectsWhen the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced this week that that it is awarding a total...

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U.S. Ports Update 2020: All hands on deck

United States

Federal trade policies and spending priorities in port infrastructure are having a direct impact on supply chain performance for shippers and receivers. The good news is that port managers have...

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Port Houston Awarded U.S. Department of Transportation Grant

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced its latest round of grants for its America’s Marine Highway Program. Port Houston was one...

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SC Ports reports best volumes yet in 2019

SC, United States

CHARLESTON, SC — JAN. 9, 2020 — South Carolina Ports Authorityopens in a new window had its best calendar year in its history, handling 2.44 million twenty-foot equivalent container...

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After 18-Month Pause, Dredging Resumes at Port of Savannah

GA, United States

Dredging to deepen the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah has resumed after an 18-month pause, Col. Daniel Hibner of the Army Corps of Engineers recently announced as the second half of the...

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Army Corps releases $611M expansion plan for Port of Nome

AK, United States

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers has announced a $611 million expansion plan for the Port of Nome that will allow visits from larger ships.The plan will allow the port to...

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Steinbrueck Elected Port Commission President

WA, United States

Fred Felleman starting his second term as elected VP, Sam Cho sworn in as newest commissioner.The Port of Seattle Commission has elected Peter Steinbrueck Commission President for 2020....

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Port of Baltimore Gets $1.8 Mln EPA Grant

MD, United States

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore has secured $1.8 million in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace older diesel-powered equipment with newer, cleaner...

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How Is the Trade War Affecting U.S. Ports?

United States

With the Trump administration implementing tariffs on approximately $160 billion of Chinese products on phase one deal that would freeze the conflict would require Chinese concessions in terms of...

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Commentary: Drone use by ports to increase in 2020

United States

Until the advent of drones, helicopters were the only option for aerial tasks that required remaining stationary in midair or called for low-flying flexibility not offered by airplanes. But the use...

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Sempra Energy, Saudi Aramco Units Ink IPPA for Port Arthur LNG Export Facility

TX, United States

Sempra LNG and Aramco Services Company, subsidiaries of Sempra Energy and Saudi Aramco, have signed an interim project participation agreement (IPPA) for the Port Arthur LNG export project under...

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Port of Fernandina getting boost from federal grant money

FL, United States

This week, U.S. Representative John Rutherford announced the port will get $1.3 million to create a barge service from Fernandina Beach to larger ports on the coast. The Port of Fernandina...