Port News
Article Image

Optimism abounds for NY/NJ’s new port director

NY, United States

Despite ripples and dislocations, the mainstream forces propelling global trade remain firm, says PANYNJ Port Director Sam Ruda.The global economy is slowing, tariff wars may be suppressing...

Article Image

Now ranked No. 2 among US containerports, New York/New Jersey ready to sustain success

NY, United States

The Port of New York and New Jersey’s Port Newark Container Terminal is among facilities now able to accommodate larger container vessels, following channel deepening and raising of the Bayonne Bridge...

Article Image

Jacksonville Port Authority produces historic year

FL, United States

JaxPort has recorded year-over-year cargo revenue growth for more than a decade.The Jacksonville Port Authority announced record volumes in containers, vehicles and overall tonnage for the fiscal year...

Article Image

Port of New Orleans raising tariffs in 2020

LA, United States

The Port of New Orleans is raising most of its tariff rates on container and breakbulk cargo by 2 percent in 2020, as well as enacting larger increases and new tariffs on other services.The increase...

Article Image

Port Houston To Purchase Renewable Electricity Over 10 Years

TX, United States

Port Houston has been given the go-ahead to purchase renewable electricity port-wide.Executive director Roger Guenther was given authorization by the Port Commission to enter into final negotiations...

Article Image

SCPA CEO Jim Newsome gives 11th State of the Port Address

SC, United States

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO Jim Newsome has always had a vision for S.C. Ports, ensuring its best days are ahead.Newsome, who celebrates 10 years at the helm of S.C....

Article Image

Grant program to aid Alabama inland ports

AL, United States

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state of Alabama is offering money to help develop its inland ports.The Department of Economic and Community Affairs says it's accepting applications for grants of...

Article Image

Area transportation board backs $1.3B plan for Houston, Freeport waterways

TX, United States

Local transportation officials are getting a head start on selling planned port improvements in Houston and Freeport, in hopes of spurring federal approvals and, perhaps more importantly,...

Article Image

Washington port to buy waterfront mill property for $33M

WA, United States

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Port of Everett has authorized a $33 million agreement to buy a former waterfront mill property.The Everett Herald reports the purchase is part of a plan to clean up a...

Article Image

Major investments for the region’s future for the Port of Seattle

WA, United States

The budget includes total operating revenues of $813 million, an 8% increase over the 2019 budget, and total operating expenses are $472 million, a 3.6% increase over 2019. Budgeted Net Operating...

Article Image

Port Houston to negotiate renewable power contract worth up to USD 35m

TX, United States

The Port of Houston in the US state of Texas will be looking to sign a 10-year renewable electricity purchase contract at a total cost not higher than USD 35 million (EUR 31.5m), it announced on...

Article Image

State's ports have $7.1 billion yearly impact on Pee Dee

SC, United States

FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — S.C. Ports make a $7.1 billion annual economic impact in the Pee Dee and create 25,000 jobs in the region, according to a new economic impact study from the University...

Article Image

Port of Seattle's $500M Terminal 5 Project Under Way

WA, United States

After several years of planning and community outreach, a nearly $500 million project to modernize the existing Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle is underway. Terminal 5, made up of 185 acres, has...

Article Image

Port of Baltimore to Welcome Back Enchantment of the Seas Cruise Ship in 2021

United States

Royal Caribbean Vessel Will Continue Company’s Year-Round Cruise Schedule to Bahamas, Bermuda and Caribbean (BALTIMORE, MD) –The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore will welcome back Royal...

Article Image

Port Commission Approves Move on Renewable Energy

Houston, TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Port Houston is set to begin to purchase renewable electricity port-wide, a move that would make it the first port in the United States to administer such a program....