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Houston to Reopen Terminals after ILA Worker Positive for COVID-19 Gets Quarantined

TX, United States

Port Houston plans to reopen its Bayport and Barbours Cut Container Terminals today, March 20, 2020.The terminals were closed after one ILA worker, who recently worked at both Bayport and Barbours...

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Aransas Pass private port processes 60,000 tons of cargo

TX, United States

Rockport Terminals LLC reports that its private port at Aransas Pass, near Corpus Christi, Texas, processed and transloaded over 60,000 tons of bulk liquid and pipeline pipe in Nov/Dec...

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Jasper County shifts focus to Exit 3 with port resolution

SC, United States

Jasper County Council has amended a resolution that calls for possible legal action against the South Carolina Ports Authority in an effort “to work with the powers that be instead of fighting with...

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Port of Savannah sees drop in shipping volumes for first two weeks of March

GA, United States

The outbreak of COVID-19, which caused numerous Chinese factories to halt production and shut down earlier this year, has led to about a 20% year-over-year drop in shipping volume at the Port of...

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SC Ports Board approves agreement with Lowe

SC, United States

Lowe to entitle portion of Union Pier Terminal for redevelopmentCharleston, SC - South Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors approved today a professional services agreement with Lowe, the...

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Seattle cargo terminals close amid coronavirus

WA, United States

SEATTLE — So few shipping containers are coming from China that two Seattle marine cargo terminals shut their gates Friday, and one stopped all operations — the first time in five...

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US ports to update cruise terminals

United States

A number of US cruise terminal projects scheduled to come online over the next two years put the passengers’ experience firstThree new and renovated cruise and passenger terminal projects in the...

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South Carolina Ports Authority President & CEO discusses SCPA Operation during COVID-19

SC, United States

WATCH: #SCPorts President and CEO Jim Newsome discusses the latest on COVID-19 and how SCPA is operating business as usual. The Port plays a significant role in keeping consumer goods moving...

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Another CanAm EB-5 Investment Repays: $60 Million from Philly Shipyard

NY, United States

CanAm repaid $60 million EB-5 Investment from Philly Shipyard. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is very proud to announce that a $60 million EB-5 investment that was used by Philly Shipyard to help fund...

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Port of La. receives $13.4M grant for infrastructure improvements

LA, United States

By Meghan Holmes Contributing WriterOn February 21, U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration administrator, Admiral Mark H. Buzby, joined Senator Bill Cassidy, Senator John...

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Maryland Governor Closes Port of Baltimore to Cruise Lines due to Coronavirus

MD, United States

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced it has closed Baltimore’s cruise ship terminal due to the spread of the coronavirus.The cruise terminal will remain closed, "until further notice."Cruise ships...

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S.C. Ports reports strong cargo volumes in Feb.

SC, United States

CHARLESTON -- S.C. Ports Authority saw steady container volumes in early 2020 and recorded the highest February ever for both cargo volumes and rail moves at inland ports.S.C. Ports moved 197,214...

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Vancouver, Tomakomai Ports Team Up to Promote LNG as Ship Fuel

Canada

Canadian Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and Japanese Tomakomai Port Authority have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel and...

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao visited the Port to announce Port Infrastructure Development Grant Program Awards for Texas

TX, United States

Exciting news at Port Houston today! U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao visited the Port to announce Port Infrastructure Development Grant Program Awards for Texas. Nearly $22 million of the...

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Port Of Seattle Investing $9.5B In Sea-Tac, Marine Terminals Over Next Decade

WA, United States

In what is being called a “once-in-a-generation investment,” the Port of Seattle will spend $9.5B to make capital improvements at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and its marine terminal...