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Ports of Los Angeles and Copenhagen Malmö sign agreement on sustainability, environment

CA, United States

San Pedro, CA - The Ports of Los Angeles and Copenhagen Malmö Port AB (CMP) have entered into a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on sustainability and environmental issues....

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‘The future is brighter than the past.’ Tacoma port leaders look back at tenures

WA, United States

By the end of the year, two longtime members on the Port of Tacoma Commission will have attended their last meeting.Commission president Clare Petrich and vice president Don Johnson are retiring at...

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California ports support sea level defense

CA, United States

The majority of California ports came together on December 3rd to announce their plans for improved defense against sea level rise recognizing that climate change poses a serious threat to U.S....

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Trade wars cast shadow on recent growth at Port of Virginia

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia is more of an economic force than ever but it faces significant hurdles from trade disputes and a slowing global economy, according to one Hampton Roads economist.“We can...

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Port of Seattle to Replace Air and Sea Travel Documents with Facial Recognition

WA, United States

In 2019, the Port of Seattle began to prepare for federal and private sector implementation of facial recognition technology for passenger processing at Port facilities.According to a blog, the...

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S.C. Ports Authority looking to expand retail operations

SC, United States

A study conducted by University of South Carolina research economist Joey Von Nessen, and recently released by the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), found that growth of the Port of Charleston...

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Labor loses spot on the Port of Portland Commission

OR, United States

By Don McIntoshThe nine-member Port of Portland Commission used to have three representatives of organized labor. Now it has just one.Appointed by the governor, Port commissioners may not get a lot...

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Orion Marine Group making progress on Port of Seattle's Terminal 5 to accommodate Super Post Panamax Cranes

WA, United States

More progress on Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle as Orion Marine Group crews demolished the existing container crane rails to accommodate for the super-post-Panamax cranes, which require a new...

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Jaxport CEO Eric Green's contract extended

FL, United States

Jaxport Board of Directors voted unanimously to extend CEO Eric Green's contract through 2024, at the December meeting. Green has been with the port since 2005 and was named CEO in 2017. The new...

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Maryland Port Authority has Open Bid for Innovative Reuse and Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

MD, United States

Solicitation Summary Innovative Reuse and Beneficial use of dredged material is an advancing activity and opportunity to assist with capacity recovery in Maryland’s Dredged Material Management...

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James White, Executive Director of the Maryland Port Administration, will leave at the end of the year

MD, United States

James J. White announced late Wednesday he will resign as executive director of the Maryland Port Administration at the end of the year.White led the Port of Baltimore to record growth during two...

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Port of Virginia begins $350M dredging project

VA, United States

The project to make Virginia the East Coast’s deepest port launched 2.5 years early.The dredging project to make Virginia the East Coast’s deepest port has begun nearly two-and-a-half years earlier...

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Georgia Ports Authority set to exceed 4.6M TEUs for the first time in a calendar year

GA, United States

The Georgia Ports Authority is on track to exceed 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units for the first time in a calendar year, the company said in its release.That level of trade would...

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Port San Antonio trying to get development right

TX, United States

Once a decade or so, a city’s leaders have a chance to raise the community’s standard of living by redeveloping a significant piece of land, but all too often, our politicians fall short by...

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Port Neches rocked by plant explosion

TX, United States

A dead-of-night explosion at the TPC chemical plant in Port Neches sent three workers to the hospital, along with at least five others sprayed by shattered glass, and prompted mandatory evacuations...