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Ports granted variance for Cape Fear River turning basin

NC, United States

Ports is seeking to widen turning basin from 1,400 to 1,524 feet to accommodate larger shipsMANTEO -- The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) voted this week to grant the N.C. Ports Authority’s...

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Port Of Baltimore Continues To Break Records

MD, United States

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Port of Baltimore is continuing to break records.In 2018, terminals at the Port of Baltimore broke a 44-year-old record for handling international cargo.“It was a great...

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Port of Oakland generates 84,000 jobs in the Bay Area

CA, United States

The Port of Oakland supports 84,144 jobs in the Bay Area and 20 percent of those jobs are Oakland-based, according to an economic impact study released today. The study by Martin Associates shows...

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Port of Long Beach Holds Public Meeting on Deepening Project and Notice of Preparation for Feasibility Study

CA, United States

The Port of Long Beach and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a public meeting in February to evaluate potential improvements to the harbor, under the “Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation...

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The Trump Administration takes action to open ports in US for coal shipment

United States

On April 10, 2019, President Mr Donald Trump signed an Executive Order seeking to address permitting and policy obstacles preventing the export of coal and other energy resources through West Coast...

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Black River Canal dredging begins in Port Huron

MI, United States

The mouth of the Black River canal is getting its almost-annual face-lift. Crews started dredging excess sand from the mouth of the Black River Canal on Wednesday. The sand being removed will be...

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New mega-yacht repair center coming to Treasure Coast with jobs

FL, United States

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — St. Lucie County Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday morning to approve a 30-year contract with Derecktor Shipyards of Dania Beach to lease land from the county and operate a...

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Ruda named permanent New York/New Jersey director

NY, United States

Bethann Rooney is promoted to deputy director and Andy Saporito is named senior adviser for special projects.The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Monday that Sam Ruda, the Port...

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Port of New Orleans receives National Planning Award

LA, United States

American Planning Association recognizes Port NOLA’s Strategic Master PlanNEW ORLEANS – The Port of New Orleans’ (Port NOLA) Strategic Master Plan, Port NOLA Forward, will earn the Port a Silver 2019...

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2018 sets record for cargo at Port of Baltimore

MD, United States

A record 43 million tons of international cargo was handled last year by the combinedstate-owned public and the privately-owned marine terminals at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore,...

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St. Lucie Co. commissioners unveils plan to create jobs

FL, United States

FT. PIERCE, Fla. — St. Lucie County Commissioners say they have a plan to revitalize the Port of Fort Pierce that will bring hundreds of jobs to the area.The plan involves bringing in a yacht...

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NWSA approves Terminal 5 modernisation programme at the Port of Seattle

WA, United States

The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has voted to approve lease agreements and authorise construction on the Terminal 5 modernisation programme to remain competitive in the shipping industry and...

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Ports Authority Set to Appeal Permit Denial

NC, United States

WILMINGTON – The North Carolina State Ports Authority this week will appeal its denial for a state permit to expand the Wilmington port’s turning basin, arguing that the economic benefit to make way...

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Port of Oakland reports positive first quarter

CA, United States

March container volume up 10 percent compared to same month last yearOakland, Calif. – The Port of Oakland today reported a positive first quarter in its cargo volume. Through the end of March 2019,...

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Seattle Terminal 5 set for modernisation

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 in the US state of Washington is set to “return to use as a premier international container terminal” after both building and lease agreements were approved by the...