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'Ransom' for speedy permit reviews: Longview port to help fund special liasion

United States

The Port of Longview will join nine other Washington ports to hire a special liaison to expedite review of their permit applications, despite sentiment that paying for tasks required of federal...

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Gov. Cuomo announces nominations and appointments to administration

NY, United States

ALBANY, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced new nominations, which were confirmed by the Senate, and appointments to his administration. "The COVID...

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Prince Rupert port recognizes sustainable shipping

Canada

Vessels scored on air emission control and underwater noise reduction The Prince Rupert Port Authority is recognizing five companies – COSCO, Maersk, and BC Ferries, Ocean Network Express and Pacific...

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Port Receives Approval for First Environmental Mitigation Bank

WA, United States

The Upper Clear Creek Mitigation Bank is the Port of Tacoma’s first mitigation bank and only the second joint wetland and fish conservation bank in Washington.The Port of Tacoma’s Upper Clear Creek...

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Port of Tacoma receives approval for first environmental mitigation bank

WA, United States

SEATTLE - The Upper Clear Creek Mitigation Bank is the Port of Tacoma's first mitigation bank and only the second joint wetland and fish conservation bank in Washington.The Port of Tacoma’s Upper...

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$25M contract awarded for cyber protection of Port Fourchon

LA, United States

LSU’s applied research entity will design, install digital dome to protect Louisiana energy assets BATON ROUGE, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Stephenson Technologies Corp., LSU’s...

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FreightWaves SONAR: California Gov. Urged to Reverse Ports’ Receding Market Share

CA, United States

California Gov. Gavin Newsom got a letter Monday asking that the state take action to reverse the loss of market share at West Coast container ports.The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA),...

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FMC Examines COVID-19 Impacts On New York/New Jersey Ports

NY, United States

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has entered "phase two" of a fact-finding investigation launched earlier this year by the agency into the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the...

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First LNG export from Corpus Christi Port

TX, United States

Corpus Christi, TX, USA – The Port of Corpus Christi is proud to recognize Buckeye Partners L.P. for achieving a historic milestone in its South Texas Gateway (STG) Terminal project – loading the...

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FORUM: U.S. ports, including Port of Corpus Christi, seek federal COVID-19 relief aid

TX, United States

As Congress works to help airports, transit systems and other transportation services impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Port of Corpus Christi Authority and the American Association of Port...

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Volkswagen Group of America Opens New Tradepoint Atlantic Vehicle Terminal at Port of Baltimore

MD, United States

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) and Tradepoint Atlantic today celebrated the first day of operations at the Tradepoint Atlantic terminal at the Port of Baltimore, VWGoA’s newest port in...

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AAPA Harbor Maintenance Funding Agreement Advances in House

United States

On Wednesday, July 15th, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved H.R. 7575, the Water Resources Development Act of 2020, legislation to authorize navigation, flood control and...

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LNG Port Proposed for Houston Area

TX, United States

Pilot LNG LLC has filed regulatory applications for its proposed Galveston LNG Bunker Port project, the company reported Thursday.The facility would feature a floating liquefaction plant and provide...

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2020 brings fewer pier containers, more pier tons through port

SC, United States

Thanks to strong import numbers from July 2019 to January of this year, the S.C. Ports Authority concluded the 2020 fiscal year with steady volumes, despite some losses from the COVID-19 pandemic.“The...

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PhilaPort thriving despite world crisis

PA, United States

In the first half of 2020, ocean container volume for Delaware River seaports was up 4 percent.This is the only seaport on the U.S. Eastern seaboard to see more business than it enjoyed a year ago,...