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Pasco commissioner again seeks expanded Port Richey dredge

FL, United States

Pasco commissioner again seeks expanded Port Richey dredgePasco County Commissioner Jack Mariano wants to keep afloat an idea the city of Port Richey thought it had sunk already — expanding...

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Port of Port Angeles to use dredging material for industrial park

CA, United States

PORT ANGELES — Shoreline-area sediment too polluted for open-water disposal, as had been planned by the Port of Port Angeles, will be used instead as fill material for the port’s Marine...

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Coronavirus Impact Shrinks Volumes at Top Two Busiest Ports in US

United States

The Port of Los Angeles, the U.S. busiest port, has seen a 22.9 percent decrease in handled containers for the month of February compared with the same month in 2019 amid the coronavirus impact.The...

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Port of Virginia welcoming business with enhanced facilities, efficiencies

VA, United States

With enhanced terminal infrastructure and efficiencies and construction under way to bring channel depth to 55 feet – the most among U.S. East Coast maritime gateways – The Port of Virginia clearly...

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Head of New York Port Authority Tests Positive to Coronavirus

NY, United States

Rick Cotton, Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. “Mr. Cotton is currently asymptomatic and has self-quarantined at his...

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Port of Baltimore changes some hours amid coronavirus outbreak

MD, United States

Port officials say a decline in international container volume led to reduced hours BALTIMORE — The Port of Baltimore is reducing hours at its terminal that handles container business due to...

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Massive Delta port expansion coming?

Canada

We’ll soon know the recommendation regarding a major project that will change the landscape of South Delta. An independent federal review panel is expected to submit its recommendation this month on...

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Cheryl Creuzot appointed to Port of Houston Authority board

TX, United States

Cheryl Creuzot will be the first African-American woman to serve on the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, according to a news release from the city of Houston.Mayor Sylvester Turner...

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Bring Back Muskie – Goal of Western NC River Restoration Project

NC, United States

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- This spring, a project to restore more than 100 acres of low-lying ground surrounding the French Broad river in western North Carolina will commence. Conversationists say the...

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Florida ports brace for possible coronavirus disruption of business

FL, United States

Florida ports handle nearly $10 billion worth of Chinese imports annually, most of it passing through ports in Jacksonville, Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Tampa.Business could become rather unusual at...

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Los Angeles port, biggest in U.S., hit hard by coronavirus

CA, United States

Some 40 vessels supposed to arrive at the Port of Los Angeles until April are no longer pushing through due to the novel coronavirus outbreak LOS ANGELES, USA – The Port of Los Angeles, the...

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AAPA: Cargo Volumes at U.S. Ports Expected to Drop by 20 Pct Due to Coronavirus

United States

During the first quarter of 2020, cargo volumes at many U.S. ports are expected to go down by 20 percent or more compared to 2019 due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, according to the...

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Saybrook Township Park Board worried as erosion eats away shoreline

OH, United States

SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Lake Erie’s high water levels and lack of ice coverage continue to cause significant erosion along the shoreline and has prompted Saybrook Township Park officials to hire...

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Public hearing planned on bill to improve port authority

CT, United States

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The public will have an opportunity to weigh in on Gov. Ned Lamont's proposal to make the Connecticut Port Authority more transparent and accountable.The General...

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Port of Seattle Pushes for Statewide Renewable Fuel Standard

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle, Washington is calling for the enactment of a statewide clean fuels standard mandating the use of renewable diesel, arguing that it would reduce carbon emissions and lower the...