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Port Houston Posts Double Digit Box Growth

TX, United States

Container Volumes Up 12 Percent Through April Port Houston continues to exceed last year’s container volumes and is up 12% through April with 1,394,094 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). In the month of April, 324,177 TEUs moved through the Port, which represents a 5% increase compared to the previous year’s April figures. A closer look at… Read More

Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek proposes $40M to preserve container shipping at Port of Portland’s Terminal 6

OR, United States

On Thursday, Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek announced a proposal of $40 million in state investment in order to keep the container port open at the Port of Portland’s Terminal 6, according to a press release from Kotek’s office. Of that $40 million proposed, $35 million will come from the governor’s 2025-2027 recommended budget, and $5 million… Read More

Construction giant Skanska awarded multimillion-dollar contract to transform major seaport into one of nation’s largest offshore wind projects — here’s its expected potential

NY, United States

In a major step forward for clean energy, construction giant Skanska has been awarded an $861 million contract to transform the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into one of the nation’s largest offshore wind ports, according to Electrek. This critical infrastructure project, set to run through 2026, will support the 2.1-gigawatt Empire Wind project currently being developed in multiple… Read More

Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor kicks off $77m construction season

IN, United States

More than $77 million in infrastructure and expansion projects are now being developed at Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor as a record construction season kicks off in the Lake Michigan port. Major projects in various phases of development include construction of a highway bridge entering the port, three new ship berths, a new bulk warehouse, two… Read More

Ship that caused deadly Baltimore bridge collapse to be refloated and moved

MD, United States

The recovery from the deadly Baltimore bridge collapse reached a significant milestone Monday as tugboats escorted the ill-fated container ship Dali back to port, its damaged bow still covered with smashed shipping containers, fallen steel trusses and mangled concrete. Nearly two months have passed since the Dali lost power and crashed into one of the… Read More

Vessel Dali that destroyed Port of Baltimore’s Key Bridge refloated Monday and towed to shore; Time Lapse video released

MD, United States

BALTIMORE – LATEST UPDATE The Key Bridge Response Unified Command released time lapse video capturing the M/V Dali being refloated and relocated Monday. The time lapse can be downloaded here. The M/V Dali became buoyant roughly at 6:40 a.m. Eastern Time. As of 7:00 a.m., it is currently being moved by tugboats under favorable environmental… Read More

Port Houston hosts 3rd Annual Houston International Maritime Conference on November 6 – 8, 2024

TX, United States

Port Houston, a top five container port in the U.S., will host its 3rd annual Houston International Maritime Conference (HIMC24) on November 6-8, 2024 at Hilton Americas in Downtown Houston. Building on the success of last year’s sold-out event, HIMC24 will address the key challenges and opportunities that are impacting the global maritime industry today and… Read More

Port of Virginia on Track to Have Deepest Channels on East Coast

VA, United States

Even while unexpectedly supporting the Port of Baltimore over the past three months, the Port of Virginia is on its way to having the deepest channels on the East Coast by next year, a distinction that will help it further support the exchange of domestic and international goods. According to Port of Virginia CEO and… Read More

Port of Los Angeles Nets Record $58 Million For Harbor Maintenance

CA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the Port of Los Angeles will receive an estimated million in federal funding this year for maintaining its harbor channels and repairing its wharves. The record amount reflects the federal government’s commitment to fully implementing reforms to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) long sought by the… Read More

East Coast Ports, Union Expect to Resume Master Contract Talks

United States

Master contract negotiations at the East Coast ports could be coming back online in as little as a few days. The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and its maritime employers the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) said Monday they expect to complete their local contract bargaining by Friday at all Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. Both parties expect master contract negotiations to… Read More

SC ports agency taking initial steps toward cleanup of former WestRock paper mill site

SC, United States

The State Ports Authority is asking regulators to approve a contract that would let the maritime agency clean up pollution on the former WestRock paper mill site in North Charleston in preparation for redeveloping the 274-acre property as a shipping terminal. The proposal is called a voluntary cleanup contract, and the S.C. Department of Health and… Read More

Cargo ship will ‘hopefully’ be refloated this week after explosives remove some Baltimore bridge wreckage from vessel

MD, United States

The trapped cargo ship Dali will “hopefully” be refloated this week after authorities set off charges at a key portion of the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore on Monday evening, an official said. The charges helped demolish a portion of the bridge wreckage that was resting on the ship – a move meant to help… Read More

GreenTech for Ports and Terminals 2024 – Sample Edition

World ,

Welcome to the 140th edition of our maritime journal! We’re excited to present this issue alongside our second-ever GreenTech for Ports and Terminals conference, which took place in Barcelona from 7-8 May. Discussing sustainable practices is paramount in the maritime sector, especially with the ongoing rise in global shipping emissions. Projections indicate a tripling of… Read More

Padilla Announces Over $112 Million for Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Upgrades

CA, United States

Today, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.), Chair of the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, announced that the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach (San Pedro Ports) will receive more than $112 million through the FY 2024 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Work Plan for critical construction upgrades and operations… Read More

Port of New Orleans President and CEO Brandy Christian stepping down

LA, United States

The Port of New Orleans announced Tuesday that President and CEO Brandy D. Christian will step down in June to pursue an opportunity in the private sector. Christian has served as president and CEO since January 2017, as well as the CEO of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad (NOPB) since its acquisition by the port… Read More

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