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Council allows Houston company to drill oil well; other Port Arthur Council notes

TX, United States

The Port Arthur City Council granted to Aspect Energy of Houston following a public hearing to drill an oil and gas well on Section 9, Texas & New Orleans Railroad Survey, Abstract No. 242, in...

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Full steam ahead for streamlined stevedoring venture at the Port of Charleston

SC, United States

A trio of competing maritime firms that oversee the loading and unloading of container ships at the Port of Charleston withdrew their Federal Maritime Commission application to combine services under...

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New Jersey prepares for LNG port

NJ, United States

A new port operation on southern New Jersey’s Delaware River, United States, now taking shape at the site of a long-shuttered DuPont dynamite plant, is a sign of accelerating change for ports in the...

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St. Louis region ports make major infrastructure investments

MO, United States

The four public ports in the St. Louis region are making an infrastructure investments of more than $20 million to attract site selectors looking for property with access to the inland waterways,...

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Sen. Carper seeks to make Port of Wilmington projects a priority

DE, United States

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) welcomed leadership from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Port of Wilmington Monday.Delaware’s senior senator sought to spotlight some projects needed to help the port...

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Port of Mobile channels to be widened

AL, United States

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and the USArmy Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District have signed the Mobile Harbour Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design Agreement to establish the...

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Port Officials Say Even With Trade Uncertainty, Now Is Time to Expand

United States

U.S. seaports hoping to benefit from the demands of bigger cargo ships are investing in Neopanamax electric cranes to expand their shipping channels. Ports in Houston and Savannah...

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Sen. Ted Cruz Supports Houston Ship Channel Expansion Project

TX, United States

Sen. Ted Cruz voiced strong support Tuesday for the Houston Ship Channel Improvement Project, after being briefed by Port Houston leadership and top executives representing industry along the...

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Brunswick port expansion completed early

GA, United States

The Georgia Ports Authority has completed a 40-acre expansion at the Port of Brunswick dedicated to auto processing at the Roll-on/Roll-off port at Colonel’s Island Terminal near Brunswick.Speaking...

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Will San Pedro’s proposed Outer Harbor cruise terminal encounter smooth sailing?

CA, United States

In this October 2015 photo, a Royal Caribbean ship is shown at Berth 46 in the Outer Harbor which has been used for overflow traffic on heavy cruise ship days. A new deep-water terminal is now being...

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Port of Vancouver USA supported more than 24,000 jobs in 2018

WA, United States

Supported $3.76 billion in economic benefit to the regionVancouver, WA. – The Port of Vancouver USA supported more than 24,000 jobs in the region in 2018, an increase of nearly 4,000 jobs since...

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Port of Virginia's international gateway project wins top industry award

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia's $312 million Virginia International Gateway (VIG) infrastructure project has been recognized with this year's Excellence in Port Management and Infrastructure award at the...

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Port Report: Houston looks to start expansion efforts by 2021

TX, United States

The Port of Houston is going forward on boosting its container capacity with plans to purchase three new ship-to-shore cranes and to study a widening and deepening project for the ship channel. The...

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Port Authority wins government experience award for mobile portals project

NY, United States

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has earned the 2019 Government Experience Award from the Center for Digital Government for its Mobile Portals Project.The Port Authority says the project...

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Port of Baltimore Sets Record for TEUs in a Month

MD, United States

The Port of Baltimore continues to reach milestones, this time setting a monthly record in July when the facility handled 98,529 20-foot-equivalent containers. The number easily topped the previous...