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Port Houston container volumes gaining strength

TX, United States

Most stable numbers since pandemic beganPort Houston’s container activity in August neared 2019’s record volume levels for the first time since the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the month of...

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Savannah serves largest vessel ever, the 15,000+ TEU Brazil

GA, United States

On the heels of reporting all-time record container volumes, the Port of Savannah welcomed Friday the CMA CGM Brazil, the largest ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast with a capacity of 15,072...

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Port of Charleston closing in on East Coast’s deepest harbor title

SC, United States

The next-to-last phase of a project that will make it easier for oversized cargo ships to visit the Port of Charleston is about to begin, with the Army Corps of Engineers approving a nearly $53...

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Port of Los Angeles Posts its Best Month Ever for Container Volumes

CA, United States

Containerized cargo volumes hit a record high at the Port of Los Angeles last month, confirming predictions from retailers and - at least briefly - defying the COVID-19 slump. LA's total container...

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Biggest ship to ever visit East Coast calling on SC Ports

SC, United States

Get your cameras ready for big ship arriving Sunday morningCHARLESTON, SC – SEPT. 18, 2020 – The biggest container ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast — the 15,072-TEU CMA CGM Brazil —...

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Governor Hogan Announces $10 Million in Federal Funds to Protect Port of Baltimore’s Dundalk Marine Terminal Against Severe Weather, Climate Change

MD, United States

Grant Aids Critical Project to Protect Property, Jobs, InfrastructureANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port...

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East Coast Ports Get More Shipping Volumes - The Wall Street Journal

United States

By Costas ParisThe trade rift with China and a boost in e-commerce are changing the way cargo comes into the U.S., with a greater share of goods flowing into East Coast seaports rather than the...

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Port of Virginia loaded imports mark third consecutive month of growth as trade rebuilds

VA, United States

12% increase over July; Operating hours expand to meet demandThe Port of Virginia’s cargo volumes are continuing their rebound and in August grew by more than 26,000 units when compared with July.The...

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Port of Charleston posts second-highest monthly volume in August as US imports rise

TX, United States

Houston — The Port of Charleston moved 208,837 Twenty-Foot Equivalent units (TEUs) in August, down about 10% from 233,110 TEUs in the year-ago period, but still its second highest on...

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Kentucky riverports awarded grants

KY, United States

Five Kentucky riverports are being awarded $450,000 for critical repairs and equipment replacement. The funding is in the form of grants to be matched by the authorities that operate the riverports,...

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Farmer-owned coop to construct new Missouri River barge port

IA, United States

NEW Cooperative, a farmer-owned grain, agronomy, energy, and feed cooperative serving the western and northwest region of Iowa, has held a ground breaking ceremony for construction of a new port on...

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Port of Seattle Continues Work With Business Innovation Initiative

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle Commission renewed its involvement for the next two years with Washington Maritime Blue, a non-profit strategic alliance formed to foster maritime innovation and sustainability...

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And Now You Know: Improving the port and deepening the channel at Orange

TX, United States

Mike LouviereAnd Now You KnowBy the first of 1923, the port at Orange and the ship channel had been in service about 10 years. Business was increasing and it was time to make improvements.Bids had...

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S.C. Ports Authority sees moderate signs of recovery

SC, United States

S.C. Ports Authority is seeing signs of a moderate recovery amid the ongoing global pandemic.S.C. Ports moved 99,431 pier containers in July, up 12% from June, according to a recent release. That...

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Port Of Baltimore Getting $10M In Federal Funding To Improve Flood Mitigation Systems

MD, United States

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Port of Baltimore will get $10 million in federal funding to improve its flood mitigation systems, Baltimore’s congressional delegation said Friday.The funding, which...