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CRUISE NEWSTwo Cruise Terminals Delayed Over Uncertainty

United States

With uncertainty surrounding the future of cruising, plans for two cruise terminals have been put on hold. Both Seattle, Washington and Galveston, Texas, have opted to delay their already underway...

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Waller County Joins Port of Houston to Create New Jobs

TX, United States

WALLER COUNTY, TX (Covering Katy News) - Waller County has taken a big step forward in attracting foreign investment that will likely create more jobs and generate additional local property tax...

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Charleston Stevedoring Company Launches at Port of Charleston

SC, United States

Marine Terminals Corporation – East (Ports America), Ceres Marine Terminals Inc. (Ceres), and SSA Atlantic LLC (SSA) have formed a joint venture, Charleston Stevedoring Company LLC (CSC), to...

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Port of Port Angeles approves $1.6 million dredging contract

CA, United States

PORT ANGELES —Port of Port Angeles commissioners have approved a $1.6 million low-bid dredging contract that exceeds the budgeted amount by more than 50 percent — but could be far less...

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Port of Seattle Will Continue $1.5B Of Construction Projects

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle Commission will continue its plan to spend $1.5B on construction, it said this week.The plan will eventually support about 1,300 full- and part-time workers per month through...

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Port of Seattle delays controversial new cruise terminal as it pares spending due to coronavirus

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle Commission took initial steps Tuesday to scale down spending through the rest of 2020, while backing measures to protect laid-off workers and small businesses at Seattle-Tacoma...

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‘Unprecedented disruption’ to supply chain slams US port volumes

United States

Not surprisingly the coronavirus pandemic delivered a heavy hit to U.S. port volumes in March. The unknown is how long the container drought will continue.Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) Chief...

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Port of Oakland: We will be facing a new normal due to COVID-19

CA, United States

The coronavirus pandemic could permanently alter container transportation practices, Calfornia’s Port of Oakland cautioned.As explained, shipping lines may consolidate more cargo on bigger ships while...

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Californian ports and the Jones Act

CA, United States

As Californians shelter in place, the COVID-19 pandemic is creating havoc for the state’s supply lines and critical infrastructure. Container traffic at the Port of Los Angeles was over 30 percent...

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Back to Back Lay-Offs Announced at Two Container Terminals

CA, United States

PORT OF LOS ANGELES – As of April 24, PortlandTerminal.com reported that two terminals at Port of Los Angeles have informed their skilled longshore workers and 35 crane operators that they will be e...

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Port of Los Angeles investing $367 million in improvements

CA, United States

Much of the nation’s business activity has been scaled back or put on hold amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but improvementsare still moving forward at the Port of Los Angeles, according to Executive...

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Houston Ship Channel Expansion Reaches Major Milestone

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thursday, Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Houston Ship Channel...

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Mayor taps JAXPORT CEO for COVID-19 advisory group

FL, United States

The 12 members of Reopen Jacksonville will advise the Florida city’s mayor on the easing of stay-at-home restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirusJAXPORT Chief Executive...

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Port of Seattle set to meet emissions reduction target 10 years early

WA, United States

By Katherine Khashimova Long Seattle Times business reporter The Port of Seattle will meet its goal of halving some...

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Port NOLA Board of Commissioners Adopts PIER Plan

LA, United States

NEW ORLEANS – At its April 23, 2020 meeting, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) Board of Commissioners adopted the Port NOLA Inner Harbor Economic Revitalization Plan (PIER Plan) — a...