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Sen. Warner is happy with dredging progress, wind deal at the Port of Virginia

VA, United States

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — The Port of Virginia is digging itself into a deep hole — and Sen. Mark Warner is thrilled.The hole is actually dredging, which will make the Port of Virginia...

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Houston Ship Channel Project Moves Forward

TX, United States

Port Houston in Texas, US has selected a lead engineer and designer for part of its project to widen and deepen the Houston ship channel for the next generation in safety, efficiency and larger...

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NJ ports energize economy with 400,000 jobs, $65B in business income

NJ, United States

Ports are essential to New Jersey’s economy. That was Wednesday’s message Robert Bouchard, director of the Office of Port Infrastructure Development in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s...

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Port Of Baltimore Had A Record-Breaking 2019

MD, United States

The Maryland Port Administration press release: The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore recorded another record-breaking year in 2019. Figures released this week show new high marks for cargo...

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Funding secured for dredging of Lake Providence port

LA, United States

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, applauded the inclusion of funding for the dredging of Lake Providence Harbor he had previously requested in President Trump's 2021...

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Port of Savannah to Get US DOT Maritime Grant

GA, United States

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced last week that it has awarded more than $280 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port...

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Port Association Critical of Proposed Funding Cuts

United States

American Association of Port Authorities is criticizing President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget because of what the association says are the cuts to funding for the nation’s ports.“We’re very...

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MARAD awards $280 million in Port Infrastructure Grants

United States

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) last week announced that it has awarded more than $280 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port...

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Port receives $20M grant from DOT

SC, United States

The S.C. Ports Authority has received a $20 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help fund infrastructure projects at the Wando Welch Terminal.The Port Infrastructure...

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Coast Guard to announce plans to make Charleston one of its largest US bases

SC, United States

The Coast Guard’s top officer will announce Thursday that Charleston will become one of the largest concentrations of ships and guardsman in the nation, growing the economic footprint of the...

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Maritime Administration announces more than $280 million in grants for US ports

United States

New grants will provide critical infrastructure supportWashington, DC – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced that it has awarded more than...

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Port Houston Chairman testifies before Congress

TX, United States

Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means – Subcommittee on Trade, where he highlighted the need to expeditiously widen and...

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Port of Houston chooses Kalmar SmartPort solutions

TX, United States

Kalmar has been awarded a contract to supply the Port of Houston public container terminals with a suite of process automation solutions for its rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) fleet.The order comprises...

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Port of Corpus Christi Awarded $17M Federal Grant for First Phase of Avery Point Terminal Redevelopment

TX, United States

Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The Port of Corpus Christi has received a federal grant of more than $17 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation – Maritime Administration to expand Oil Dock 3...

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Babin Comments on Houston Ship Channel Key Funding

TX, United States

“The Houston Ship Channel is the busiest deep draft waterway in the country, and serves as the epicenter of our national energy industry,” said Babin. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, DC – U.S....