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Modernizing Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5

WA, United States

We’re going to need a bigger dock!With cargo ships getting bigger and bigger, the Northwest Seaport Alliance is working to bring in cranes that can keep up.You can see the huge cranes at Terminal 5...

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Port of Galveston reports record revenues for 2018

TX, United States

The Port of Galveston reported a record $43.5 million in operating revenues during 2018, according to a financial report that was confirmed by an independent audit.The operating revenues were 15...

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Texas’ Port Corpus Christi poised to become top U.S. crude oil exporter along Gulf of Mexico

TX, United States

Port Corpus Christi could emerge as the United States’ top crude oil export hub over the next decade, thanks to more than $380 million in new shipping facilities and three oil pipeline projects...

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Port Report: Virginia looks to develop LNG as ship fuel

VA, United States

First U.S. port commits to develop LNG as future fuel for maritime industry. NotOne of the largest eastern U.S. ports is looking to promote the use liquefied natural gas as the marine fuel of the...

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Why The Port of Savannah Has Been Smashing Trade, Revenue Records

GA, United States

President Trump said he would pause tariff escalations with China after meeting with that country’s president, Xi Jinping, at the G20 Summit.One Georgia industry tracking the ongoing talks is...

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SC budget includes $8M for Jasper port

SC, United States

The South Carolina Legislature has appropriated $8 million for the future Jasper Ocean Terminal in the budget bill it passed last month and local lawmakers who have pushed state port officials to...

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City Council Vetoes $1.5 Million of Minor Infrastructure Improvements for Multi-Billion Port Terminal

CA, United States

LA WATCHDOG--On Friday, June 28, the Los Angeles City Council, as expected, voted to assert jurisdiction over a recent decision by the Board of Harbor Commissioners that essentially permitted...

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Port has fewer maritime jobs after expansion; agency says OK

MS, United States

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi Gulf Coast port has fewer maritime jobs now than it did before a $570 million restoration and expansion project funded by a federal grant....

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Port of Houston could lose box traffic unless its ship channel is widened

TX, United States

Forwarders, shippers and the management at Houston are hoping for a speedy decision on dredging to improve access to the port.Container growth is hamstrung after the governor of Texas signed...

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More cruise ships? Seattle grapples with what to do with Terminal 46

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle is investing in bringing more big international cargo ships to Seattle. Part of the plan involves moving cargo away from Terminal 46 and using it for cruise ships instead.The...

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PortNOLA: More cranes, more ships, more service

LA, United States

Port moves doubles purchase order for new larger container cranesThe Port of New Orleans Board of Directors has approved the purchase of two more 100-foot gauge gantry cranes. The port will amend a...

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Robots versus workers in the port of LA

CA, United States

Los Angeles - The Los Angeles City Council on Friday has voted to veto the harbor commission’s approval of a construction permit for an automation project at APM TerminalsLos Angeles - The Los Angeles...

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New Opportunities for Port Infrastructure Investment

United States

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the newly...

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Mexico's US$5.2bn port program to sail ahead

Mexico

Mexico’s government aims to develop three main port projects during the term of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), which ends in 2024. All three projects are expansions, at Veracruz port...

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Charleston ports agency lowers growth estimate amid trade uncertainties

SC, United States

The State Ports Authority is scaling back expectations for containerized cargo growth for its 2020 fiscal year at the Port of Charleston as tariff concerns continue to impact global trade.The State...