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Glimmer of improvement appears in latest Tacoma and Seattle port cargo statistics

WA, United States

The ports of Tacoma and Seattle on Tuesday offered the first glimmer of economic hope after seeing cargo slowdowns fueled by the pandemic and U.S.-China trade war.The ports in September had their...

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Conneaut, Ohio, receives $19.5M federal grant for port, infrastructure projects

CT, United States

The grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Port Infrastructure Development Program "will bring new rail service, create new streets and support large industrial manufacturing companies...

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US Awards $220 Million in Port Grants

United States

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $220 million in grants to ports in sixteen states and territories.The discretionary grant funding was announced Thursday by U.S. Transportation...

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AAPA modernizes governance & board of directors structure

United States

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)—the unified and recognized voice of seaports in the Americas—has installed Mario Cordero, executive director of California’s Port of...

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Port of Corpus Christi's Investments Enable Every Type of Energy Cargo

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi is known for its petroleum business, especially its booming oil export trade, but it also has a thriving breakbulk and project cargo segment. Its five multi-purpose docks...

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Calhoun port 'pushing hard' for US Army Corps to release deficiency report needed for widening and deepening project

TX, United States

POINT COMFORT — The Calhoun Port Authority is “pushing hard” for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release a jetties deficiency report they need in order to have a chance at U.S. Congress...

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SC Ports’ Sept. volumes show signs of strength

SC, United States

CHARLESTON — S.C. Ports Authority’s September volumes reflect the strongest year-over-year activity since the pandemic hit, showing a continued recovery and strength in containers, vehicles...

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Portland awarded $4.1 million federal grant for port improvements

OR, United States

The grant is part of a package of $220 million in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Port of Portland will receive nearly $4.1 million for upgrades as part of a package of...

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GAME CHANGER: Coos Bay port strives to become international shipping giant

OR, United States

COOS BAY, Ore. — Wind howls across the channel — the kind of wind that turns umbrellas inside-out. On the water, the ghost-like outline of a ship, scarcely visible through white fog and...

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Port of Oakland sets imports record, sees exports climb

CA, United States

September imports increase 10.6% year-over-year, exports up 5%The Port of Oakland reported that it had achieved its best September ever for import cargo volume. The 93,916 twenty-foot equivalent...

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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...