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Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal takes delivery of two mobile harbor cranes

GA, United States

Two new mobile harbor cranes have been delivered to the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal as the Georgia Ports Authority expands its container-handling and berth capacity. The cranes will offload...

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Bipartisan bill aims to help inland ports

United States

U.S. Representative Mike Bost (R-Ill.) has introduced bipartisan legislation to increase access to critical federal funding for inland ports, terminals, and waterways. The Coastal and Inland Ports...

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South Carolina To Open First New U.S. Container Terminal in 11 Years

SC, United States

The South Carolina Ports Authority adopted its fiscal year 2021 budget including significant investments to continue the growth in the ports. Among the projects is the opening of the first new...

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Coast Guard Discontinues Differential GPS Broadcast

United States

Submitted by the Chief, Office of Navigation Systems (CG-NAV)On June 30, 2020 the Coast Guard switched off the last Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) signals after more than 25 years of...

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American seaports provide thousands of contracting opportunities

United States

When an infrastructure bill passes, it will almost certainly include funding for the country’s seaports. That’s because America’s sea and inland ports are essential cogs in the country’s economic...

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Funding For New US Container Terminal

SC, United States

Funding has been approved to finish building phase one of the first new container terminal in the US since 2009.South Carolina Ports Authority's (SCPA) board of directors have adopted a fiscal year...

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Port of Oakland approves FY 2021 budget

CA, United States

Near 16 percent drop from 2020 spending plan due to decline in cargo, air trafficOakland, Calif. – June 29, 2020:Coronavirus-induced business declines have prompted the Port of Oakland to curtail...

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Millions more USA homes face flood risk than previously thought- Axios

United States

Nearly 70% more properties in the U.S. are at substantial risk of flooding compared to government estimates, new peer-reviewed analysis shows.Why it matters: Increased flooding, including from sea...

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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...