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Port Of South Louisiana: Tonnage Powerhouse, National Asset

LA, United States

The Port of South Louisiana may not have the name recognition of the ports of Houston, L.A./Long Beach or New York and New Jersey, but its significance to the economy of the United States is...

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Anchorage Assembly evaluating $1.9B port cost estimate

AK, United States

The Anchorage Assembly is working to determine if it needs to spend about $1.9 billion to rebuild the city's deteriorating port.Assembly member Christopher Constant said at a March 21 Assembly...

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Port of Virginia CEO Gets Big Bonus

VA, United States

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Port of Virginia's CEO has been given more than $200,000 in bonus pay.The Virginian-Pilot reports that John Reinhart is now among the highest paid of his peers around the...

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Response to Houston Ship Channel Emergency Recognized

TX, United States

Houston Channel Economic Value Impact to Texas Results HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Port Houston Commission Chairman Ric Campo recognized the efforts and expressed great gratitude to...

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Port of Corpus Christi Commission approves 50-year lease agreement with Carlyle Group Joint Venture

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi Commission approved a 50-year lease agreement today with Lone Star Ports, a joint venture between the Carlyle Group and the Berry Group.The lease is for approximately 200...

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Houston Ship Channel reopens after ITC Deer Park facility

TX, United States

DEER PARK, Texas (KTRK) -- A portion of the Houston Ship Channel has partially reopened for daytime operations after the ITC fire incidents. The closure, which lasted five days, affected the...

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SCPA reports record volume for February

SC, United States

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), which operates the harbor port in Charleston and two inland ports, experienced its highest container volume for the month of February in its history,...

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Port of New Orleans to buy New Gantry Cranes

LA, United States

New Cranes Allow Port NOLA to Accommodate Larger Ships and Meet Growing Needs. The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) have voted to approve the purchase of two new...

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Port of Wilmington appeals denial of turning basin expansion

DE, United States

Officials say project’s economic value outweighs environmental concernsWILMINGTON -- The economic value of expanding the Port of Wilmington’s turning basin should outweigh environmental concerns, the...

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Port of New Bedford Rivals Logan Airport in Economic Impact

New Bedford, MA, United States

NEW BEDFORD — The Port of New Bedford is a heavy-hitter when it comes to financial impact for the State of Massachusetts.A recent economic impact study by Martin Associates revealed that the...

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Court clears way for Port of Corpus Christi's multi-billion dollar Carlyle Group lease

TX, United States

The Port of Corpus Christi's multi-billion dollar Harbor Island project in Port Aransas will be allowed to move forward, after the 13th Court of Appeals lifted a stay on the project Monday.The...

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Houston Ship Channel closure could cost $1 billion

TX, United States

The closure of a portion of the Houston Ship Channel in the aftermath of the days-long Deer Park chemical fire could cost the petroleum and petrochemical sectors an estimated $1 billion in direct and...

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Port of Iberia in position to begin project to deepen channel

LA, United States

After more than a decade of planning, the Port of Iberia is finally positioned to begin a project designed to open the port to larger barges and ships.The Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel...

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Montreal Port Terminal Poised For Second Major Expansion

Canada

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and LOGISTEC Corp. yesterday announced a second phase expansion for Viau Terminal.Since a first phase was completed in 2016, the terminal has handled about 350,000...

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SC Ports Authority Reports Record February Volume

SC, United States

On Wednesday, South Carolina Ports Authority reported the strongest February container volume in its history and nearly 12 percent fiscal year-over-year growth. SCPA moved 178,131 twenty-foot...