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Port of Baltimore Nets $1.8M Grant to Reduce Emissions

Baltimore, MD, United States

EPA Award Will Replace Engines in Dray Trucks, Cargo-Handling EquipmentBALTIMORE, MD – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore $1.8...

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State of NJ Transit, Port Authority in 2019 — and what you can expect for 2020

NJ, United States

On the beatYou'll often hear transit officials and politicians say that even though the embattled agency is making improvement, even one canceled train is not good.And in 2019, it was still not...

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$1.3M grant to Port of Fernandina could reduce Amelia Island semi-truck traffic, port CEO says

FL, United States

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — Congressman John Rutherford tweeted Tuesday, saying the Port of Fernandina is getting a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation....

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Port of Oakland Outlook: A Conversation With New Executive Director

CA, United States

In November of 2019, Danny Wan was appointed to the position of executive director of the Port of Oakland. In naming him to the top position, the port drew from among its ranks — Wan has...

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Sea Levels Are Rising, and So Are Risks to the Port of Baltimore

MD, United States

Officials at the Port of Baltimore, one of Maryland’s biggest economic assets, have acknowledged that sea levels are rising, but their efforts toward combating climate change are a work in progress....

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Washington State's Port of Quincy to Expand

WA, United States

The Port of Quincy has begun Phase 1 of an infrastructure project to expand its Intermodal Terminal in Quincy, Washington State. The project involves adding more gravel surface to the east and north...

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One 'bite' of mud and sand at a time, Port of Virginia starts dredging Chesapeake Bay shipping channels

VA, United States

NORFOLK, Va. In his perch high above the Chesapeake Bay, Kenny Smith had the controls to move the earth beneath him.The crane operator's feet prodded two floor pedals to swing a red claw-like bucket...

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Southeast ports big winners in 2019 due to shift in container imports

United States

This article brought to you courtesy of NEXT TruckingThis year marked big shifts in seaborne trade to and from the U.S. 2020 promises to make that shift even more pronounced as ports plan to unveil...

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Jack Burkman sworn to Port of Vancouver seat

Canada

Former Vancouver councilor spends day meeting agency’s staff Longtime community government leader Jack Burkman was sworn into office at the Port of Vancouver on Monday.Burkman begins his six-year...

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North American Ports Survey

United States

By Real Estate Firm Cushman and Wakefield As U.S.-China trade continues to dominate headlines and uncertainty looms for numerous industries, many eyes stay turned to the ports and intermodal...

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NY/NJ Port Stakeholders Form Coalition Against Cyber Threats

NY, United States

The Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) for the Port of New York and New Jersey has formed a new partnership to address the growing cybersecurity challenges.The US Coast Guard and AMSC for the...

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Millions in investment creating a boom in New Bedford Harbor

MA, United States

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WJAR) — Millions of dollars are being invested in New Bedford Harbor and the result is expected to be hundreds of jobs.The port is already experiencing a boom.New Bedford...

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Spending bill would boost funding for ports around Maine, US

ME, United States

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Sen. Susan Collins is touting the federal appropriations agreement as a boost for Maine's ports, which are vital to its economy.Collins, a Republican, who chairs the...

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Rotterdam Port Fund invests in Fleet Cleaner

Netherlands

The investment fund Rotterdam Port Fund has acquired a stake in Fleet Cleaner, a Delft based company that removes algae that has accumulated on vessels’ hulls by using in-house developed robots. The...

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Port of Los Angeles and Indonesia Port Corporation to Cooperate

Officials from the Port of Los Angeles and Indonesia Port Corporation PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Persero) have signed an MOU to cooperate and share information. The MOU calls on the Port of Los...