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How to Do Business with Ports in Florida

FL, United States

Florida is home to a number of seaports which enlace the Florida peninsula: Port Canaveral, Port Everglades, Port of Fernandina, Port of Fort Pierce, Port of Jacksonville (JAXPORT), Port of Key West, Port Manatee, Port of Miami (PortMiami), Port of Palm Beach, Port of Panama City, Port of Pensacola, Port of Port St. Joe, Port… Read More

Port of Oakland names Julie Lam CFO

CA, United States

Key architect of COVID-19 response that eased pandemic crunch A key architect of the Port of Oakland’s COVID-19 response has been named the agency’s Chief Financial Officer. The Port said today that Julie Lam ascended to the post Feb. 8.  She had been Acting CFO for the past 10 months. According to the Port, Ms…. Read More

Seattle and Tacoma are a rarity among U.S. ports right now, with room for more ships

WA, United States

By Brendan Murray Bloomberg The trade gateways in the U.S. Pacific Northwest that handle the flow of containers, cars and commodities are standing out for their calm relative to the congestion bedeviling ports from Los Angeles to Savannah, Georgia. There are no vessels waiting to enter the Northwest Seaport Alliance, which runs the neighboring ports… Read More

Ports Continue to Set Records; Congestion Worsens on West Coast

United States

More than 60 containerships sat in San Pedro Bay on Feb. 18, at the entrance to the sprawling ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The vessels are waiting for a slot to sail into those facilities to begin unloading their cargo and then start the nearly two-week trip back to China. But because of… Read More

Port of San Diego Gets Approval for Native Oyster ‘Living Shoreline’ Project

CA, United States

The California Coastal Commission has voted unanimously to allow for the Port of San Diego to pilot a native oyster living shoreline adjacent to the Chula Vista Wildlife Refuge in south San Diego Bay. The objective of the living shoreline, the first of its kind in San Diego Bay, is to increase biodiversity and protect… Read More

Port of Baltimore releases 5min video on beneficial reuse of dredged material

Baltimore , MD, United States

 Dredging is essential to ensure the shipping channels are clear of material to allow the safe passage for cargo and cruise vessels. The Port is one of the largest economic generators in the State of Maryland. Dredge material can be used to restore environmental habitats, along with other uses. Source

SC Ports starts 2021 with steady cargo volumes

SC, United States

To continue growing its market, SC Ports invested more than $2 billion to build a world-class infrastructure, including opening Phase One of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal and deepening Charleston Harbor to 52 feet in 2021. “Companies rely on South Carolina Ports to have efficient operations, big-ship capabilities and ample capacity as we move their… Read More

Port of Baltimore Bests Its Container Moves Record

Baltimore , MD, United States

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore reports it has again topped its record for most container moves from a single ship. The 6,000 container moves conducted by longshore workers from the Maersk Edinburgh at the Seagirt Marine Terminal this week are the most ever in the port’s the 315-year history. Maersk Edinburgh arrived at… Read More

Port of San Diego advances new clean air, environmental justice initiatives

CA, United States

The Port of San Diego is making significant moves to advance new clean air and environmental justice strategies, according to the company’s release. During its February 11 meeting, the Board of Port Commissioners approved a resolution to support development of the County of San Diego’s Regional Carbon Sustainability Plan, approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)… Read More

Port of Seattle to acquire 14 acres of land for new industrial development in Des Moines

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle this week announced that it will be acquiring 14 acres of land in Des Moines for a new industrial development. The Port of Seattle (POS) Commission this week approved the purchase of a surplus Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) parcel to create another industrial development and jobs opportunity in the… Read More

Amid import delays, Everett hosts 1,100-foot container ship

WA, United States

The Seaspan Brilliance has been anchored in Port Gardner for over a week. The ship is bound for Canada. EVERETT — It’s an unusual sight, a king-size container ship anchored in Port Gardner near the Port of Everett — but thar she loafs. The 1,105-foot-long Seaspan Brilliance dropped anchor more than 10 days ago, containers… Read More

S.C. surpasses $30 billion in export sales for 2020

SC, United States

South Carolina recorded more than $30.3 billion in export sales in 2020, leading the country as a top exporter of tires and completed passenger motor vehicles. The state also earned the No. 1 spot in the export sales of ball and roller bearings. The S.C. Department of Commerce released the information in its 2020 International… Read More

96-Acre Logistics Center with Up to 900000 Sq. Ft. of Warehouse Space Planned for Curtis Bay

MD, United States

Kansas City’s NorthPoint Development is planning a 96-acre logistics center with up to 900,000 sq. ft. of warehouse and office space at 1701 E. Patapsco St. in Curtis Bay. NorthPoint acquired an assemblage of former industrial properties that are on the Patapsco River and Stonehouse Cove adjacent to CSX train tracks. The development, called Harbor… Read More

Harbor District Exploring Major Port Redesign to Support Proposed Offshore Wind Energy Project

CA, United States

The Port of Humboldt Bay, once a bustling shipping hub for the region’s timber industry, may soon get a wholesale overhaul, complete with modern port facilities designed to support a major offshore wind energy project. Granted, that project doesn’t exist yet. While the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is pursuing a commercial offshore wind lease from… Read More

Ports of Indiana seeks general cargo terminal operator at Jeffersonville Port

IN, United States

For the first time in over 40 years, the general cargo dock at the Ports of Indiana-Jeffersonville will be made available to operator interests through a Request for Proposals (RFP). As part of the RFP process, Ports of Indiana will be looking for a long-term business partner to provide stevedoring and distribution services to existing… Read More

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