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Port of Edmonds Deputy Director retiring after career in the port industry

WA, United States

After 16 years as the Port of Edmonds Deputy Director, Marla Kempf will be retiring at the end of June.A highly regarded and well-known leader in the Port industry, Kempf is a member of the Northwest...

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Everett port construction remodel project loses $15.5M grant

WA, United States

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state port has lost a crucial chunk of funding over a technicality for a construction and remodeling project of a former paper and pulp mill shuttered in...

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Jasper port backers, upset about lack of progress, wary of raising too big a fuss

SC, United States

As the money to build a major seaport in Jasper County continues to trickle in, some local officials who are pushing for the project say they’re being forced into a game of economic development...

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Capital improvement funds allocated for South Carolina terminal

SC, United States

First phase of Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal at Port of Charleston set to open in MarchThe South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) this week adopted a $319 million capital spending plan for the upcoming...

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Port of New Orleans and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Boards Elect Darryl D. Berger Chairman

LA, United States

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) selected new officers with the election of Darryl D. Berger as Chairman, William H. Langenstein, III, as Vice Chairman and Charles...

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Port of Mobile, Ala., to Be Deepened by Army Engineers

AL, United States

The state of Alabama and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have entered into a Project Partnership Agreement to deepen and widen the Port of Mobile to 50 feet by late 2024 or early 2025.Army...

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Port of New Orleans board elects new chairman

LA, United States

Darryl Berger has been elected chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans, which chose new officers on Thursday for the next fiscal year.In addition, William Langenstein III...

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Barb Wilson Hired as Port of Seattle Commission Chief of Staff

WA, United States

Barb Wilson has joined the Port of Seattle as the Chief of Staff for its five-member elected body, the Port of Seattle Commission. Wilson brings 25 years of experience in the private, public, and...

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Port Houston Successfully Managing through Pandemic – Keeping People First

TX, United States

Standing for Social Justice, Economic Equality, Community PartnershipsHOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in virtual session Tuesday for its regular...

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New Hampshire Port Authority seeking permit to perform maintenance dredging in Rye Harbor

NH, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the state of New Hampshire, PDA Port Authority for maintenance dredging of Rye Harbor. The proposed...

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Port of Charleston Selected by Braskem, a Producer of Polyolefins & Biopolymers has New Export Hub

SC, United States

New Global Export Hub to Support Braskem’s U.S. Polypropylene Production Facilities with Packaging, Warehousing and Shipping Services to International Customers Facility to Support Global Exports up...

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JaxPort promises jobs, economic boost from deeper channel

FL, United States

Federal government plans to chip in $93 million for dredgeJACKSONVILLE, Fla. – It was a full house Tuesday to hear about the future of shipping in Jacksonville, as JaxPort leaders spoke about their...

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Port of Vancouver USA Wins Engineering Award

WA, United States

Picture of Monty EdbergThe Port of Vancouver USA’s West Vancouver Freight Access project won a 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies Oregon.Port...

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Port of LA, MSC, APM Terminals and ILWU Set New World Record

United States

Port of Los Angeles, MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company), APM Terminals Los Angeles and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Locals 13, 63 and 94 successfully moved 18,465 containers...

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Port Covington Development Approved for $148 Million in TIF Bonds, Construction to Resume This Fall

MD, United States

On Wednesday, the Baltimore City Board of Estimates approved the sale of the first round of tax increment financing (TIF) bonds for the Port Covington development. This round of TIF bonds, which...