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Buffalo inland port to provide NY-NJ relief valve

NY, United States

The further integration of Buffalo, New York, into the Port of New York and New Jersey’s rail network promises to deepen the top East Coast gateway’s inland reach, but it will take far more rail...

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Port Tampa Bay Unveils Historic Wildlife Haven

FL, United States

Port Tampa Bay has struck a historic dredging project with the US Army Corps of Engineers, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the US Fish and Wildlife Commission that looks...

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Houston Ship Channel Economic Impact Study to U.S. is Released

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Port Houston released the full results of the nationwide Economic Impact Study of the Houston Ship Channel. Results show that the private and public...

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Beach restoration project underway in Port Canaveral

FL, United States

PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. — Just in time for sea turtle nesting season, Port Canaveral has completed its biggest beach restoration project yet. Officials said the beach there has been restored to...

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Louisiana barge service awarded $3.2 milion Marad grant

LA, United States

The Maritime Administration awarded the ports of Baton Rouge and New Orleans a $3.2 million Marine Highway Program grant to support a program to put shipping containers on barges rather than...

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Port of Mobile will prosper from dredging, new growth

AL, United States

The Port of Mobile already has massive potential, between its connectivity to five Class I railroads and two interstates, but various major projects in the works will further strengthen the port’s...

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San Pedro Ports: Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles set records in 2018

CA, United States

The San Pedro ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles both set TEU records reinforcing their position as the principal gateway to the U.S. But challenges both ashore and abroad could slow growth in the...

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Texas: FERC authorizes Driftwood, Port Arthur LNG export terminals

TX, United States

Washington — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday granted certificate approval to the Driftwood LNG and Port Arthur LNG export terminals, bolstering prospects for two projects...

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Port Houston Opposes HB 4445/SB 2223 and HB 4436/SB 2222

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in special session Tuesday and adopted actions that expressed its collective opposition to proposed...

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Ports granted variance for Cape Fear River turning basin

NC, United States

Ports is seeking to widen turning basin from 1,400 to 1,524 feet to accommodate larger shipsMANTEO -- The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) voted this week to grant the N.C. Ports Authority’s...

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Port Of Baltimore Continues To Break Records

MD, United States

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Port of Baltimore is continuing to break records.In 2018, terminals at the Port of Baltimore broke a 44-year-old record for handling international cargo.“It was a great...

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Port of Oakland generates 84,000 jobs in the Bay Area

CA, United States

The Port of Oakland supports 84,144 jobs in the Bay Area and 20 percent of those jobs are Oakland-based, according to an economic impact study released today. The study by Martin Associates shows...

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Port of Long Beach Holds Public Meeting on Deepening Project and Notice of Preparation for Feasibility Study

CA, United States

The Port of Long Beach and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a public meeting in February to evaluate potential improvements to the harbor, under the “Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation...

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The Trump Administration takes action to open ports in US for coal shipment

United States

On April 10, 2019, President Mr Donald Trump signed an Executive Order seeking to address permitting and policy obstacles preventing the export of coal and other energy resources through West Coast...

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Black River Canal dredging begins in Port Huron

MI, United States

The mouth of the Black River canal is getting its almost-annual face-lift. Crews started dredging excess sand from the mouth of the Black River Canal on Wednesday. The sand being removed will be...