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The Port of Houston Welcomes Phase III of Bay Area Business Park

TX, United States

Bay Area Business Park Will Become the Largest Single-Owner Industrial Park in Houston HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Stream Realty Partners (Stream) today announced that Bay Area Business Park (BABP), an industrial park owned by Principal Real Estate Investors located in the southeast Houston (Port) industrial submarket, has received approval to break ground on… Read More

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Charleston Ports Agency, Dismayed By Federal Loan Roadblocks, To Tap More Private Debt

SC, United States

The COSCO Development container ship sails toward the Ravenel Bridge after visiting Wando Welch Terminal while another cargo vessel is docked at Columbus Street Terminal at the Port of Charleston. Provided/State Ports Authority So many strings are attached to a federal loan program aimed at spurring investments at U.S. seaports that the South Carolina’s maritime… Read More

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Georgia Legislators Request Trump Administration Continue Funding Savannah Harbor Expansion

Georgia

Image: Shutterstock A collection of Georgia’s federal legislators are urging the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, to maintain funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). SHEP has been underway for the better part of 20 years, although June 2018 marked the first time the project had ever secured full… Read More

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Portsmouth Terminal Capacity Doubles At Port of Virginia

VA, United States

View of the Virginia International Gateway in January 2019. Courtesy Port of Virginia The Port of Virginia marked a milestone this week with the opening of its new container stacks at the Virginia International Gateway (VIG) terminal in Portsmouth. The terminal now has 13 additional container stacks, which has doubled the terminal’s throughput to 1.2… Read More

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Port Tampa Bay Welcomes New CMA CGM Container Service

FL, United States

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Port Tampa Bay is pleased to welcome the announcement by the CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group, that it will begin serving Port Tampa Bay in late May 2019 on its Pacific Express 3, or PEX3 service. With a presence in 160 countries and a fleet… Read More

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Dock And Crane Rail Extension, Warehouse Improvements Underway At Port Of Wilmington, DE

DE, United States

WILMINGTON, Del. – GT USA Wilmington has begun work on the initial set of major improvements at the Port of Wilmington and is on track to complete warehouse improvements and dock and crane rail extension on schedule in the coming months, announced Chief Executive Officer Eric Casey. Extension of the dock and crane rail should… Read More

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GPA Unveils Ambitious Plans For Huge Expansion At The Port Of Savannah

GA, United States

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has underscored its ambition to maintain growth at the port of Savannah with plans to accommodate increasing numbers of ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs). An expansion programme unveiled on 5 February outlines ambitions for the port to be able to handle six 14,000 teu ships simultaneously by 2024. It can currently serve… Read More

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Dock and Crane Rail Extension, Warehouse Improvements Underway at Port of Wilmington

DE, United States

GT USA Wilmington has begun work on the initial set of major improvements at the Port of Wilmington and is on track to complete warehouse improvements and dock and crane rail extension on schedule in the coming months, announced Chief Executive Officer Eric Casey. Extension of the dock and crane rail should be completed this… Read More

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Port Report: U.S. Southeast Ports Reap Higher Volumes, Less Delays as Earlier Projects Bear Fruit

United States

(Photo: Port of Virginia) Ports of Virginia and Charleston put up strong numbers to start 2019, but regional Fed warns that slowdown could be approaching. Ports in the southeastern U.S. are seeing record container volumes to start this year as their earlier expansion projects start paying off. The Port of Virginia reported that its container… Read More

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Port of Seattle to Consider Design Funding For New Terminal 91 Light Industrial Buildings

WA, United States

Image courtesy of the Port of Seattle: The Port of Seattle Commission will consider approving design and planning funding to construct two 50,000-square-foot light industrial buildings at Terminal 91 on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Strategic plan calls for more maritime space for interested companies amid regional market shortage The Port of Seattle Commission will consider a… Read More

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Ports Competing For ULCVs Along North America’s East Coast

United States

Credit: South Carolina Ports When ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) of 18,000-TEU capacity first entered service, very few major ports could berth and provide service to them. At present, several East Coast ports that include Jacksonville, Savannah, Ports of Virginia, Baltimore and Philadelphia have been developed to berth and provide service to neo-Panamax size of ships…. Read More

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Houston Company Seeks to Make Port of Corpus Christi Alternative LPG Export Hub

TX, United States

Photo: Sergio Chapa / Houston Cronicle INGLESIDE — A pair of spherical storage tanks located along the Corpus Christi Ship Channel may soon become an alternative hub for exports of propane, butane and other liquefied petroleum gases. Houston marine terminal operator Moda Midstream is already exporting crude oil from its Ingleside facility, but the company… Read More

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ICTSI´s Batumi Terminal Builds Capacity O Facilitate Bigger Cargo Flow

GA, United States

During the ribbon cutting ceremony marking the formal inauguration of BICT’s multifaceted expansion program (from left): Jemal Inaishvili Partner of MSC Georgia and MEDLOG Georgia. Ribbon cutting: Salvatore Prudente, Executive Director of MEDLOG; Giorgi Kobulia, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia; Hans Ole Madsen, ICTSI Senior Vice President and Europe, Middle East and… Read More

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RTGs for Miami Port

FL, United States

South Florida Container Terminal (SFCT) in Miami, Florida, USA, has ordered six zero-emission rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) from cargo handling solutions specialist Kalmar. According to Kalmar, the cranes will be equipped with a busbar energy system and operator assist features including auto steering and container stack profiling. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2019 Q1… Read More

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Port of Los Angeles Names Jennifer Cohen as Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs

CA, United States

Transportation and government relations expert Jennifer Cohen has been appointed by the Port of Los Angeles as its new Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs. Cohen most recently served as the Director of Government Affairs for the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT). In her new position, Cohen will direct the Port’s legislative team and… Read More

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