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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Over $220 Million in Grants for America's Ports

United States

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the award of more than $220 million in discretionary grant funding to improve port facilities in 16 states...

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Port receives money to finish rail yard project

VA, United States

The Virginia Port Authority will receive more than $20 million to finish its central rail yard expansion project at Norfolk International Terminals.The money builds on previous port investments at...

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Port Houston Chairman Delivers State of the Port

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo delivered the State of the Port to the Greater Houston Partnership today. In his address, he said the entire port complex continues to be a...

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For third time in 2020, Port of Mobile sets new record for single-vessel export tonnage

AL, United States

The Alabama State Port Authority has set another all-time single-vessel export record by shipping out 146,479 short tons (132,883.5 metric tons) of Alabama metallurgical grade coal from the Port of...

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Dredging begins at Port of Port Angeles Terminal 3

WA, United States

PORT ANGELES — A $1.6 million dredging project began Wednesday at the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 primary cargo dock.Port Director of Engineering Chris Hartman said the six-week underwater...

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Gulf Stream Marine buys Alabo Street Terminal operations at Port NOLA

United States

Gulf Stream Marine (GSM) has acquired the Alabo Street Terminal operations in the eastern section of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA).Gulf Stream Marine (GSM) has acquired the Alabo Street...

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South Carolina sees uptick in port activity

SC, United States

Influx of cars and cargo could signal better economic times aheadThe South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said its September volumes reflect the strongest year-over-year activity since the COVID-19...

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Federal $4.1M grant to improve terminal in Port of Portland

ME, United States

PORTLAND, Maine — The U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration is awarding $4.1 million to improve the International Marine Terminal in Portland Harbor, U.S. Sen. Susan...

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Louisiana Ports Prepare for Hurricane Delta

LA, United States

As Hurricane Delta approaches the Louisiana coast, the U.S. Coast Guard is implementing plans to secure ports in the storm's path. The Captain of the Port for Port Arthur has implemented port...

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JAXPORT’s Board of Directors re-elects Shelton as Chair, selects new officers

FL, United States

During the October 5 meeting of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Board of Directors, the Board unanimously re-elected Jacksonville business executive and civic leader Jamie Shelton as...

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Kerrick Henny Joins Port Houston Leadership Team

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 6, 2020--Port Houston’s Executive Director, Roger Guenther, has officially announced Kerrick Henny as the new Chief Government & Public Relations Officer. In this...

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SC Ports' Leatherman Terminal progresses toward opening in March 2021

SC, United States

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Construction of SC Ports’ Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal says it's progressing toward a March 2021 opening. The Leatherman Terminal is expected to add more capacity and...

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Charleston, S.C., to Soon Have Deepest Harbor on East Coast

SC, United States

The CMA CGM Brazil, a 15,000 TEU container vessel spanning 1,200 ft. in length, sailed into Charleston's harbor Sept. 20. The ship — the largest to ever visit the East Coast, and Charleston...

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Terminal operator and port authority clash over expansion for Vancouver

Canada

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) plans for a fourth container terminal have been halted by a government request for more information.As he considers the project’s impact, Canadian minister of...

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Ricardo Carlton is new Port Everglades Director of Operations

FL, United States

Port Everglades Chief Executive and Port Director Jonathan Daniels has appointed Ricardo D. Charlton, BSME, FSO, as the port’s new Director of Operations.“Ricardo is an outstanding addition and...