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Port of Longview approves Puget Island dredge disposal site purchase

WA, United States

Port of Longview commissioners Wednesday approved a 20-year agreement with four other ports to purchase a land easement for a dredge disposal site on Puget Island.Longview port will contribute...

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Port of Virginia Wins Award for Local Expansion Project

VA, United States

With its sights set on finishing the next expansion project, the Port of Virginia on Sept. 25 accepted a top award for the one it just completed. Lloyd’s List, a maritime and shipping...

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US Port Moves Closer To Zero-Emission Target

United States

A Californian port is meeting and exceeding all 2023 targets for reducing primary pollutants while cargo volumes continue to rise.The Port of Los Angeles, which has a zero-emission goal, continues to...

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Port Authority hikes fees for bridges, tunnels and airports

United States

The Port Authority board on Thursday unanimously approved plans to hike AirTrain fares, increase bridge and tunnel tolls and to slap a surcharge on cab trips to and from area airports.“To achieve 21st...

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AMERICA’S TOP 50 CONTAINER PORTS

United States

Each year, America’s ports handle millions of twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) containers holding cargo that is worth billions of dollars to the United States economy. These ports serve not only as an...

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Houston Takes Major Step Towards Channel Expansion

TX, United States

The expansion of the Houston Ship Channel has taken a step closer to completion after a contract for three new Neopanamax electric cranes for the Bayport Container Terminal was approved by the Port...

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Charleston ports agency gets $2M for ‘green cranes’ project

SC, United States

The agency that operates the Port of Charleston hopes to save money and the environment by outfitting some of its diesel-guzzling cranes with hybrid engines that run mostly on battery power.The...

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Port Authority Board Votes To Raise Tolls, Fares

NJ, United States

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (WCBS 880) — The Port Authority board has unanimously approved a number of toll and fare increases at its bridges, tunnels, airports and the PATH system.Tolls at the George...

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Port Canaveral commissioners approve $118 million budget, expect strong gains in cruise revenue

FL, United States

Strong gains in Port Canaveral's cruise business are expected to help boost the port's overall revenue by 8.5% and profits by 13.1% for the budget year that begins Oct. 1.Port Canaveral...

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Port NOLA commissioners elect Tara Hernandez to chair board

LA, United States

Tara C. Hernandez has been elected to chair the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans.Other officers elected are Darryl D. Berger as vice chairman and William H. Langenstein III as...

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Georgia announces plans for new container port on Hutchinson Island

GA, United States

The Georgia Ports Authority has announced plans to establish a new container port on Hutchinson Island across the Savannah River from its 1,200-acre Ocean Terminal.The 200-acre expansion will bring...

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Ships resume guiding vessels to Beaumont, Texas: U.S. Coast Guard

TX, United States

Pilots resumed steering vessels along the ship channel to Beaumont, Texas, one day after they stopped guiding vessels through the waterway connecting the Beaumont and Port Arthur refining hubs with...

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Louisiana port gets $4.2M federal grant for improvements

LA, United States

The West Calcasieu Port in Louisiana is getting a $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to improve port infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.The grant will be...

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$5M committed to Jasper port project as SC-Ga. leaders clash on timeline

GA, United States

South Carolina port officials will spend $5 million on land for the planned Jasper Ocean Terminal even as their project partners in Georgia appear to be backing away from the ambitious maritime...

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Los Angeles Twin Ports Aim Zero-Emissions

CA, United States

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have released a report on the current state of clean cargo-handling equipment technology as they begin working toward the Clean Air Action Plan’s 2030 goal of...