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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...

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SC Ports reports record cargo volumes, successful bond issuance

SC, United States

South Carolina Ports Authority reported its best monthly container volumes on record in August.SCPA handled 233,110 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at the Wando Welch and North...

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$547M bond offering caps funding plan for SC ports agency’s ‘big ship’ future

SC, United States

The final piece to a $1.6 billion spending plan to keep the Charleston waterfront competitive in an era of bigger, heavier ships came together this week with the State Ports Authority’s second bond...

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Port of Siuslaw continues seasonal upgrades

OR, United States

Pier improvements, long-awaited dredging to start soonThe Port of Siuslaw has had a busy summer —installing new camping sites, reinforcing a large segment of the grounds that meets the...

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Proposed Georgia, SC Terminal Operator Agreement Withdrawn

GA, United States

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission." data-reactid="27">The petitioners of a joint marine terminal operation in the ports of Savannah and Charleston have withdrawn their proposed agreement from the...

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Florida DOT increases funding for Jaxport deepening project

FL, United States

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has awarded the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) an additional $35.3 million in funding for the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project.The funding...

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Port of Hamburg: Interconnectivity, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Resilience – How Technology Empowers Leading Ports – chainPORT concludes 5th Annual Meeting in Montreal

Canada

chainPORT – the multilateral partnership of the world leading ports – has just concluded its 5th Annual Meeting which was hosted on September 16 & 17 by the Port of Montreal.While welcoming...

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SC Ports welcomes 2019-2020 Port Ambassadors

SC, United States

CHARLESTON, SC — SEPT. 17, 2019 — South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced its 2019-2020 Port Ambassadors class, which consists of 25 delegates from around the state who will gain...

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Georgia Ports Authority plans to expand Savannah port capacity

GA, United States

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has revealed plans to establish a new container port on Hutchinson Island across the Savannah River channel to expand the capacity of Savannah port in Georgia,...

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Georgia Ports Authority: The industry has added 12,000 new jobs to the state this year

GA, United States

The Georgia Ports Authority says it plans on expanding by adding a new cargo port on Hutchinson Island in the coming years Business is booming at the Port of Savannah. The port is the third largest...