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Army Corps of Engineers wants to eliminate ‘window’ for state port dredging

NC, United States

WILMINGTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed eliminating the “window” in which hopper dredging is allowed at the state ports of Morehead City and Wilmington, a move the agency...

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JaxPort interested in buying St. Johns River Power Park property from JEA

FL, United States

JaxPort is interested in purchasing all or part of the land where JEA demolished the St. Johns River Power Park on the Northside, bringing a new dimension to JEA's quest for bringing...

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More supersized container ships choose Jersey’s port over California

United States

New Jersey and New York ports love big boats and they cannot lie.And by the increased number of ultra-large container ships that came to the port last year, supersized ships might love bringing...

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Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority and Corps to sign new Project Cooperation Agreement

TN, United States

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- WHAT: The Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District will hold a Project Cooperation Agreement (PCA) Signing...

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Upswing at Ports since drops caused by pandemic

SC, United States

Staff reports | The South Carolina Ports Authority saw some positive cargo trends in August, pointing to a slow but emerging recovery during the ongoing global pandemic.SC Ports handled 208,837...

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Phase I of Leatherman Terminal on track for March opening

SC, United States

Phase I of S.C. Ports Authority’s Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on track to open on March 31, according to the SCPA board.Having started construction in August 2018, the first of three phases will...

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Port Authority launches Clean Construction Program

NY, United States

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Construction projects at area airports and crossings are about to get more eco-friendly.On Tuesday, in honor of Climate Week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey...

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Plans for New Jersey port spark outrage from residents, environmentalists

NJ, United States

Environmentalists have stepped up alarms about a major fuel export terminal in South Jersey that they say will accelerate Pennsylvania fracking, worsen climate change, and attract 100-car trains...

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Big projects could be slashed from Port Authority budget as coronavirus batters travel revenues

United States

Port Authority officials reported travel gains at some facilities as others struggled to recover from coronavirus fueled passenger traffic and revenue downturns after the region started reopening from...

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Port Houston: Bigger ships need wider channel

TX, United States

Gateway officials say major driver of Texas economy needs more room to workPort Houston officials say widening of the shipping channel is necessary to accommodate increasingly bigger vessels and...

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Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority OKs additional $1 million for dredging channel

OK, United States

CATOOSA — The Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority on Thursday authorized spending another $1 million for dredging the entrance to the Tulsa Port of Catoosa’s channel that was affected by 2019...

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Port of New Orleans approves berthing agreement with Viking

LA, United States

The Port of New Orleans approved a berthing agreement with Viking to operate its Mississippi River cruises from the Robin Street Wharf for an initial five-year term with two...

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Charleston Will be the Deepest Harbor on the US East Coast

SC, United States

The CMA CGM Brazil, a 15,000 TEU container vessel spanning 1,200 feet in length, sailed into Charleston's harbor Sept. 20. The ship - the largest to ever visit the East Coast, and Charleston harbor -...

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Port Houston container volumes gaining strength

TX, United States

Most stable numbers since pandemic beganPort Houston’s container activity in August neared 2019’s record volume levels for the first time since the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the month of...

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Savannah serves largest vessel ever, the 15,000+ TEU Brazil

GA, United States

On the heels of reporting all-time record container volumes, the Port of Savannah welcomed Friday the CMA CGM Brazil, the largest ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast with a capacity of 15,072...