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Port of Vancouver gets $167 million infrastructure investment from Ottawa for three projects

Canada

The monies are part of Ottawa‘s National Trade Corridors Fund, allocating $2B over 11 years to improve infrastructure that facilitates trade Port Metro Vancouver seen earlier this year.DARRYL DYCK /...

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Work Approved To Begin Repairing Flood Damage At The Port Of Fort Smith

AR, United States

(TB&P) –The Fort Smith Port Authority has agreed to take steps to get the Port of Fort Smith back in condition to open for business. The authority signed a contract with Studio 6 Architects to...

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Fort Smith Port Authority receives grant to rebuild

AR, United States

The Fort Smith Port Authority received nearly $300,000 in grant funding this week from an Arkansas Waterways Commission program to help rebuild the Port of Fort Smith after it was devastated by May...

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Virginia begins first phase of 55-foot dredging project ahead of schedule

VA, United States

(L to R) John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority; David C. White, executive vice president of the Virginia Maritime Association; Rickey “R.D.” James, assistant...

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Congressional Milestone may Lead to Billions in Port Funding

United States

Government funding used to keep U.S. port channels dredged at depths needed to accommodate deep-draft ships could increase significantly if a milestone reached by lawmakers this week gains...

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Congressional Milestone may Lead to Billions in Port Funding

United States

Government funding used to keep U.S. port channels dredged at depths needed to accommodate deep-draft ships could increase significantly if a milestone reached by lawmakers this week gains...

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Ports Authority Econonic Impact

SC, United States

The South Carolina Ports Authority issued the following press release Monday.GREER, SC — OCT. 28, 2019 — South Carolina Ports Authority’s reach goes well beyond the Port of Charleston...

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Port Canaveral Closing 2019 with 38 Vessels

FL, United States

Port Canaveral expects 38 vessels to call in the last months of 2019. The world’s second-busiest cruise port will welcome ships from AIDA Cruises, TUI Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean...

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Optimism abounds for NY/NJ’s new port director

NY, United States

Despite ripples and dislocations, the mainstream forces propelling global trade remain firm, says PANYNJ Port Director Sam Ruda.The global economy is slowing, tariff wars may be suppressing...

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Now ranked No. 2 among US containerports, New York/New Jersey ready to sustain success

NY, United States

The Port of New York and New Jersey’s Port Newark Container Terminal is among facilities now able to accommodate larger container vessels, following channel deepening and raising of the Bayonne Bridge...

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Jacksonville Port Authority produces historic year

FL, United States

JaxPort has recorded year-over-year cargo revenue growth for more than a decade.The Jacksonville Port Authority announced record volumes in containers, vehicles and overall tonnage for the fiscal year...

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Port of New Orleans raising tariffs in 2020

LA, United States

The Port of New Orleans is raising most of its tariff rates on container and breakbulk cargo by 2 percent in 2020, as well as enacting larger increases and new tariffs on other services.The increase...

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Port Houston To Purchase Renewable Electricity Over 10 Years

TX, United States

Port Houston has been given the go-ahead to purchase renewable electricity port-wide.Executive director Roger Guenther was given authorization by the Port Commission to enter into final negotiations...

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SCPA CEO Jim Newsome gives 11th State of the Port Address

SC, United States

South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO Jim Newsome has always had a vision for S.C. Ports, ensuring its best days are ahead.Newsome, who celebrates 10 years at the helm of S.C....

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Grant program to aid Alabama inland ports

AL, United States

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state of Alabama is offering money to help develop its inland ports.The Department of Economic and Community Affairs says it's accepting applications for grants of...