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Kongsberg Maritime To Launch ScanFuse Software at ASCE’s Ports ’22 Conference

HI, United States

Three industry experts from Kongsberg Maritime will be exhibiting at the American Society of Civil Engineers Ports ’22 Conference in Honolulu Hawaii.  The conference runs from September 18-21, 2022. Samantha Bruce, Technical Sales Manager for Kongsberg Underwater Technology, will cover single beam and multibeam systems for shallow survey and infrastructure inspection.  Mark Atherton, author of Echoes and… Read More

PortXL selects decarbonisation innovators for 2022

World ,

14 companies hailing from 9 countries were selected by the PortXL partner network for the 7th PortXL acceleration program in Rotterdam. During the 3-month program, together with an expansive network of mentors and partners the start- and scale-ups will work on building collaborations. The goal is to sign contracts between corporate partners during the PortXL… Read More

Port Arthur Project to host public open house

TX, United States

The Port Arthur Project, a component of the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay Program (S2G Program), will host a public open house on September 22, 2022, to provide the public with information about project progress. The Port Arthur Project is one of three projects included in the S2G Program and focuses on improvements to the… Read More

Casey Announces $20 Million for Port of Philadelphia

PA, United States

Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced $20,341,494 for the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority to construct a new 100,000-square-foot warehouse with rail access, employee parking and loading docks at Tioga Marine Terminal. The project will also relocate and construct a new modernized gate complex and relocate an existing maintenance facility. The funding comes from an INFRA grant from the… Read More

Port of Savannah tops 1 million TEU two months into FY 2023

GA, United States

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has registered its busiest month on record handling 575,513 TEU in August, as it reached the 1 million TEU mark at the Port of Savannah in only two months since the beginning of fiscal year (FY) 2023. The figure stands for an increase of 18.5 per cent or 89,918 TEU… Read More

Agreement reached to deepen Port of Oswego harbor

NY, United States

Tuesday was an historic day at the Port of Oswego as 25 years of discussions concluded in an agreement to fund and conduct a study to deepen the Oswego Harbor. Port officials feel the project would transform the site and accelerate its growth. Once complete, Seawaymax Class freighters, the largest to travel the Great Lakes,… Read More

Port of Long Beach Dredging Projects Approved

CA, United States

Officials at the Port of Long Beach, one of the busiest ports in the nation, have approved a $170 million channel deepening project that will improve navigation and safety for bigger vessels. Following an extensive environmental review process, the Long Beach Harbor Commission has now greenlit the project, which will also allow the port to welcome newer… Read More

Port Authority discusses river dredging

MN, United States

Port Authority Manager Shari Chorney provided an update on the Little River Bulkhead repair and the river dredging to the board during the Sept. 6 Port Authority meeting. In July the Port Authority was notified by CD Terminal of an emergency dredge situation, the tugboat operator was unable to get barges to the Little River… Read More

Port channel deepening project moves forward with federal, local approvals

CA, United States

Plans to deepen channels at the Port of Long Beach took another step forward on Monday. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the final environmental impact report for a project that will see 7.4 million cubic yards of sediment relocated to help the nation’s second-busiest seaport operate more efficiently. The… Read More

Quebec solidaire open to Port of Saguenay development


Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois did not close the door on development projects for the Port of Saguenay during a Sunday visit to Chicoutimi, Que. However, the projects will have to be compatible with the climate objectives of a Québec solidaire government, the party spokesperson said. The development of the Grande-Anse industrial port zone raises hopes of major… Read More

Container dwell fee paused at Port of New York and New Jersey

NY, United States

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey did not go live with a proposed container dwell fee, which was set to start on Sept. 1, as it works to update the language on the tariff, a spokeswoman told Supply Chain Dive. A rise in cargo volumes and idling empty containers led the port to propose… Read More

Port dredging delayed to resolve lawsuit

TX, United States

The Matagorda Ship Channel widening and deepening has been delayed in response to a lawsuit filed by San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper againt the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia approved a briefing schedule to resolve the case under the Administrative Procedure Act. The ruling stated both… Read More

Port Houston Moves Forward on Sustainability Action Plan Working with Shell on decarbonization opportunities

TX, United States

In its latest sustainability move, Port Houston announced an agreement with Shell to explore opportunities to work together to meet the Port’s strategic goals in the areas of sustainability, resilience, and carbon reduction. Port Houston and Shell signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines a shared intention to explore key energy, mobility, and decarbonization… Read More

CT Port Authority taps Stamford for $3.3 million toward its marinas

CT, United States

The long delayed plan to dredge the marina and channel at Cove Island Park just got a $3.1 million boost. City officials announced this week that they will use millions in state funding to advance improvements to Stamford marinas decimated almost a decade ago by Superstorm Sandy. The Connecticut Port Authority awarded Stamford $3.3 million… Read More

U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg Announces $20 Million Federal Grant to Port Of Los Angeles

CA, United States

The Port of Los Angeles and a range of elected officials and industry leaders joined U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Sept. 7 to celebrate the award of a $20 million federal Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) infrastructure grant for a critical road-railway grade separation project at the Port. The port said the… Read More

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