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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...

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GA ports head Lynch says he’s on same page as SC on Jasper Terminal

GA, United States

Griff Lynch wants to reassure South Carolina port officials and legislators:“I fully believe the Jasper terminal will be built,” the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority told The Post and...

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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...