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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey release proposed 2023 budget

New York , NJ, United States

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey released the agency’s proposed $8.3 billion 2023 budget, which consists of $3.7 billion for operating expenses, $2.9 billion for annual capital spending, and $1.7 billion for debt service and deferred expenses. Following a $3 billion revenue loss during COVID-19, the proposed 2023 budget ensures that the… Read More

Gulf Coast ports continued to see rising volumes in October

United States

Gulf Coast ports got a boost in October from imports of steel, plywood and bagged goods, as well as exports of petroleum and crude oil. Port Houston sees strong gains in imports Port Houston saw a 13% increase in container volume during October, led by increased demand for bagged goods, plywood and auto imports, officials… Read More

Port of Oswego makes $3.5 million in dock upgrades

NY, United States

Anyone in the city of Oswego over the last year and a half has seen cranes, trucks and local construction workers heading for the port. In the last 18 months, the port has invested over $3.5 million in dock upgrades and that number will double by the end of next year, said William Scriber, executive… Read More

Port of Seattle Awards $4.1 Million to Maritime Industry Employers

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle Commission will provide $4.1 million over three years to partner with maritime industry employers, provide training and services to young people between the ages of 16-24, and place youth in internships that may lead to full-time employment in entry-level maritime roles. “The Port of Seattle continues its investment in youth for… Read More

Maryland Port Administration Receives Federal Grant For Coastal Resiliency Assessment

MD, United States

$150,000 FEMA Grant Will Help Identify Ways to Reduce Flooding and Storm Impacts At Maryland Port of Baltimore’s Public Terminals The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) has been awarded a $150,000 Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) grant under its Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Program to develop a thorough flood and… Read More

Tindall-Schlicht named new Seaway Development Corporation Administrator

WI, United States

Adam Tindall-Schlicht, until recently port director at the Port of Milwaukee, has been named as the eleventh Administrator of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (GLS). The GLS is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the U.S. portion of the St. Lawrence Seaway between Montréal and Lake Erie. “We are delighted… Read More

Bill to modernize Port of Pittsburgh commission signed into law

PA, United States

Sen. Devlin Robinson’s (R-37) bill to modernize the Port of Pittsburgh Commission, overseeing 200 miles of Pittsburgh region waterways, was signed into law November 3. Act 161 of 2022 will reduce the Port of Pittsburgh Commission from 15 members to 13 by retaining the current four legislative appointments, as well as the four members appointed by the governor. The… Read More

Pete Buttigieg delivers $150 million for new California port of entry

CA, United States

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg spent his Friday morning in the San Diego area to deliver a $150 million grant for the new Otay Mesa East Port of Entry now under construction. The facility is scheduled to be completed by September 2024. It will include 10 lanes of traffic to be shared by both passenger… Read More

2022 State of the Ports in Maryland

MD, United States

Annual update on the engines that power global business in the region Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Ports, as well as other experts in the trade and transportation sectors, will come together December 7th to talk about the state of Maryland’s ports. At the 13th annual State of the Ports, Secretary Jim Ports and Ports America… Read More

Stonepeak and Spirit Super to Acquire Australia’s GeelongPort

Australia , United States

NEW YORK & SYDNEY & MELBOURNE, Australia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stonepeak, a leading alternative investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets, and Spirit Super, an Australian industry super fund, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Australia’s GeelongPort Pty Limited (“GeelongPort”). GeelongPort is Victoria’s second largest port located approximately 75 kilometers southwest… Read More

Peter Levesque named new president of CMA CGM America and APL

United States

The CMA CGM Group has announced that Ed Aldridge, president of CMA CGM America and American President Lines (APL), will retire on December 6. Peter Levesque, a global supply chain executive with more than 30 years of industry leadership experience, will assume the presidency of both CMA CGM America and APL upon his departure. Levesque… Read More

Port of Baltimore Executive Director William Doyle Appointed To National Maritime Committee

MD, United States

William P. Doyle, executive director of Maryland’s Port of Baltimore and the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA)has been appointed by U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC) for a two-year term, effective immediately.  The MTSNAC provides information and recommendations to Secretary Buttigieg through the… Read More

Port of Savannah outperforming national container market

GA, United States

The Georgia Ports Authority handled 552,800 twenty-foot equivalent container units in October, for an increase of 9.6 percent (48,460 TEUs) compared to the same month last year. “Customers continue to bring new or expanding business to the Port of Savannah, drawn by our global connectivity and the supply chain network that links Savannah to major… Read More

Port of Los Angeles October imports tumble, pressured by labor worries

CA, United States

October volume at the busiest U.S. seaport fell to its lowest level since 2009 as shippers sent cargo to alternate trade gateways to avoid potential disruptions from ongoing West Coast port labor talks, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka said on Tuesday. The data comes as ocean trade activity returns to more normalized… Read More

East Coast may overtake San Pedro Bay ports in cargo volume this year

United States

For years, the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have ranked as the two busiest container ports in the United States, respectively. Following a record year in 2021, however, the San Pedro Bay ports continue to lose market share to East and Gulf Coast ports, putting their top rankings on the line—at least… Read More

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