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Port Director Says Jobs and Economic Development Come With Ship Channel Improvements

AL, United States

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) -- Alabama Port Director Jimmy Lyons had just returned from a trip to Montgomery and the opening day of a special session of the legislature. Lawmakers are considering Governor...

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Port of Baltimore Handles 10.9M Tons of General Cargo in 2018, Another Record Year

MD, United States

The port of Baltimore had another historic year in 2018. The Maryland Port Administration’s public terminals handled 10.9 million tons of general cargo — more containers, cars, construction...

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SSA Marine to Develop and Operate $238.7M Terminal For Jaxport

FL, United States

Photo Credit: JAXPORTThe Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) Board has voted to approve an agreement with SSA Marine to develop and operate a $238.7m international container terminal at its Blount...

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PortMiami Dredging Hinges on Army Engineers Test Simulation

FL, United States

The decision on whether to proceed with another round of dredging at PortMiami will depend on results of a harbor simulation at an Army Corps of Engineers testing facility, part of $3 million study...

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JAXPORT and SSA Marine Reach Long-Term Agreement on $238.7 Million International Container Terminal at Blount Island

FL, United States

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Board of Directors approved a long-term agreement with experienced terminal operator SSA Marine for the development and operation of a state-of-the-art,...

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Texas Legislator Files Bills To Shake Up Port Of Corpus Christi Governance, Operations

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi could see a shakeup in its operations and governance, if a series of bills proposed by two state legislators gains traction in this year's legislative session. State...

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Halifax Port Authority Consults CN to Better Use Assets

Canada

The Halifax Port Authority says discussions are underway with port authority tenants and CN Rail on how to better use the port’s existing assets and infrastructure. - File The Halifax Port...

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Fourchon Completes $12 Million Slip Expansion

LA, United States

The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has completed a $12 million slip expansion project at Port Fourchon.“This project from start to finish demonstrates further our commissioner’s commitment to...

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Review Panel for Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project Announces Date For Public Hearing

Canada

OTTAWA, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - The Review Panel established to conduct an environmental assessment of the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project (the Project) has determined that the...

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Port of Kalama Awards $5.5 Million Construction Contract

WA, United States

KALAMA, Wash. (AP) — Port of Kalama commissioners have awarded a $5.59 million contract to a Kelso contractor for street improvements at its Spencer Creek Business Park.The Daily News reports...

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Volkswagen Group of America Strikes Deal at Tradepoint Atlantic

MD, United States

Tradepoint Atlantic, Sparrows Point, MDVolkswagen has struck a deal that will have Tradepoint Atlantic build a 166,000-square-foot import processing facility on 115 acres for Volkswagen Group of...

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Florida’s Atlantic Coast Ports Boosting Infrastructure to Handle Cargo Growth

FL, United States

Island-situated PortMiami is attracting calls from a growing number of megacontainerships of carrier alliances following completion of its channel-deepening project.Already handling record cargo...

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Dredging Proposed to Expand Land For Port of Tampa Bay

FL, United States

TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - As Port Tampa Bay seeks a permit to expand its facilities, an environmental watchdog group is expressing concern over the effects it could have on existing wildlife...

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Florida Gulf Coast Ports Benefit From Diverse Range of Activities

FL, United States

Containers filled with fruit for longtime Port Manatee tenant Del Monte Fresh Produce are offloaded from the m/v Antwerp Trader.Continuing a tradition of supporting a broad spectrum of functions,...

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Future of Georgia Port Expansion Hinges On Oxygen Injectors

GA, United States

Photo: Russ Bynum, APSAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A loud hum drones from a twisting array of machines and pipes connected to four towering metal cones that mix water from the Savannah River with...