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Parson signs bill to develop port on Missouri River in Jefferson City

MO, United States

COLUMBIA — The Heartland Port Authority of Central Missouri has been given 116 acres to develop a port on the Missouri River in Jefferson City.In a Tuesday press conference, the Heartland...

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VW Settlement Funds To Pay For 2 Electric Cranes & Electric Drayage Trucks At Port Of Virginia

VA, United States

America’s ports have some of the dirtiest air, thanks to the constant loading and unloading of ships and moving freight around using diesel engines.The diesel is really the workhorse of commerce,...

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Governor Announces $34 Million Investment to Electrify Port of Virginia

VA, United States

Governor Ralph Northam has announced that Virginia will invest $14 million from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust (VW Trust) to replace all-diesel cargo handling equipment at the Port...

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Four ports that probably wont get bigger cruise ships in the future

United States

By: Matt HochbergCruise fans love to dream of what new itineraries Royal Caribbean might announce next, and with that, opportunities to sail on different ships. While Royal Caribbean has a large...

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Virginia Maritime Association, 100 years | Anniversary Issue

VA, United States

Each time a huge merchant ship, laden with stacks of shipping containers, is seen cleaving the waters of Hampton Roads or when a new or refurbished military warship is launched locally for sea...

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State announces plan for Smart Ports

LA, United States

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - The Mississippi River Port system is one of the largest and most influential in the world and it’s about to get a little smarter. A new collaboration announced Monday,...

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G 3 has Opened its New Terminal at the Port of Vancouver

Canada

In any other year, there would have been a huge celebration for the opening of a new export terminal at the Port of Vancouver on July 8, but with the way things are right now, that will have to wait...

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Despite slight improvement, imports at top US ports remain below last year

United States

Imports at major US retail container ports are expected to remain significantly below last year’s levels into this fall as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, according to a new monthly...

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Wilmington port project may be fast-tracked by presidential executive order

NC, United States

President Trump‘s order calling for agencies to use emergency powers to speed environmental review and permitting could fast-track Wilmington port project. WILMINGTON – A presidential executive...

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Port of Long Beach posts 11.1% container decline

CA, United States

Coronavirus continued to dampen US demand for goods in JuneThe Port of Long Beach said Friday the COVID-19 pandemic continued to drive down demand for goods in the second quarter of 2020, leading to...

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PortMiami renegotiates terminal deals, local workers brace for more cruise-less months

FL, United States

MIAMI — Just last November, PortMiami was bustling with construction workers bringing to life five new cruise terminals and two cruise company headquarters. Future cruise business was all but...

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Port of Corpus Christi To Receive FEMA Funds for Hurricane Harvey Repairs

TX, United States

Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The Port of Corpus Christi will receive additional funding from the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) for infrastructure repairs damaged during Hurricane...

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Senate throws financial lifeline to Steamship Authority port towns

MA, United States

“The COVID-19 pandemic puts it in a projected $22 million shortfall that municipal governments cannot be expected to cover while addressing the urgent needs of year-round and seasonal residents,”...

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Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal takes delivery of two mobile harbor cranes

GA, United States

Two new mobile harbor cranes have been delivered to the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal as the Georgia Ports Authority expands its container-handling and berth capacity. The cranes will offload...