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Port Houston Plans Continued Growth in Central and South America

TX, United States

New Representative Announced for this Key AreaMoacyr Pedro of São Paulo, Brazil, has joined the Port Houston team to lead business development efforts in Central and South America. He replaces...

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Port of LA’s Seroka Outlines Port and City Public Private Partnerships

CA, United States

Face Masks, Zero Emission Trucks, Taking Back Market Share, Mega Container Ships and Emergency Services In an interview, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka told AJOT that the decision...

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Report: Virginia Port Authority CEO John Reinhart retiring next March

VA, United States

John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, which oversees the Port of Virginia, announced at a board meeting Tuesday that he plans to retire in March 2021.“A lot of...

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Port of Virginia terminal expansion nears end with final cargo crane delivery

VA, United States

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A group of stacking cranes arrived at the Norfolk International Terminals Thursday evening, making the final delivery of cranes for the Port of Virginia’s terminal...

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Port Houston Commission Meeting May 20

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pursuant to Texas Governor Abbott’s action of March 16, 2020 to allow virtual and telephonic open meetings to maintain government transparency, and in consideration of the...

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JAXPORT’s Foreign Trade Zone continues to grow during COVID-19

FL, United States

The Jacksonville Port Authority’s (JAXPORT’s) Foreign Trade Zone No. 64, Florida’s largest FTZ by area, continues to grow as businesses adjust to supply chain changes during COVID-19. The FTZ’s...

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Michael Coleman: Port workers keeping Virginia well supplied

VA, United States

The Virginia Maritime Association extends its sympathies to everyone coping with difficulty and loss from COVID-19. We are sincerely grateful to those risking exposure on the frontline of this...

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S.C. Ports works 3 large vessels, reports April volumes

SC, United States

CHARLESTON -- S.C. Ports Authority worked three of the largest vessels to ever call on the Port of Charleston in April — the 13,200-TEU OOCL Chongqing, the 14,000-TEU Monaco Bridge and the...

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Port Authority asks for $3B bailout amid COVID-19 crisis

United States

The Port Authority is asking for a federal bailout due to the coronavirus crisis.In a letter to members of the New York and New Jersey Congressional delegations, the inter-state agency said it...

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Port of Corpus Christi partners with LiftFund to offer Covid-19 relief loans to small businesses

TX, United States

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS – (May 15, 2020) – The Port of Corpus Christi has allocated a $200,000 grant to LiftFund, a nonprofit community lender, to provide COVID-19 relief loans to eligible small...

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Port Authority moves to protect Erie’s shoreline

PA, United States

High lake levels underscore the need for millions of dollars in dock wall improvements.A multimillion-dollar dose of relief and protection is coming to East Dobbins Landing’s shoreline.Crews from...

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Tonnage Slips at Port Houston Amid Pandemic

TX, United States

Monthly cargo volumes at Port Houston declined in April as the coronavirus outbreak continued to impact commerce in the U.S. and across the world.Port Houston, the 6th largest container port in the...

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SC Ports works three large vessels, reports volumes for April

SC, United States

S.C. Ports Authority worked three of the largest vessels to ever call on the Port of Charleston in April — the 13,200-TEU OOCL Chongqing, the 14,000-TEU Monaco Bridge and the 14,000-TEU APL...

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Port of Long Beach joins to SEA-LNG coalition

CA, United States

SEA-LNG welcomes the Port of Long Beach, the USA’s second busiest container port, to its growing membership. The Port of Long Beach is the third North American port to join the coalition and brings...

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Top 30 U.S. Ports 2020: Responding to the Pandemic

United States

Last year at this time trade tensions were largely determining where cargo would go next—now it appears that those will be regarded as “the good old days.” To what extent container volumes...