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Good News: Ports Authority Celebrates New Headquarters in Mount Pleasant

SC, United States

Staff reports | The S.C. Ports Authority last week celebrated the dedication of a new 80,000-square-foot headquarters building at the Wando Welch Terminal. “The port’s new headquarters offers a...

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Port Director Shares Inside Scoop on Harbor Improvements

MA, United States

In December the Port of New Bedford announced that it had been awarded a $15.4 million Department of Transportation grant to improve the harbor. Great news. A ton of money. So this week I squeezed...

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Georgetown Port Beyond Saving Despite Misinterpretations of SC Governor’s Speech

SC, United States

It was just a few words in one sentence of Gov. Henry McMaster’s “State of the State” speech last month, but that single phrase has raised a lot of hopes — in turns out false — in the...

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Europe's Easternmost Port

GA, United States

What is one of the world’s largest dredging vessels doing in Georgia, a country that is several thousand miles from the nearest ocean and boasts some of Europe’s highest mountains? It is there...

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Ports Authority’s New HQ Building Opens in Mount Pleasant

SC, United States

The S.C. Ports Authority’s 80,000-square-foot headquarters building is located in Mount Pleasant. (Photo/Provided)The S.C. Ports Authority’s new 80,000-square-foot headquarters building will house...

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Lake Erie Ports Will Benefit From State Funding For Beneficial Use Projects

OH, United States

In January, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and Ohio EPA received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects for dredging on Lake...

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Port of Redwood City Receives Corps FY19 Funds

CA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY19 Work Plan allocated $7.95 million to the Port of Redwood City for channel dredging.“The funding of the channel dredging and federal investment into our region is...

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SC Ports Authority Celebrates Headquarters Dedication

SC, United States

SCPA's new 80,000-square-foot headquarters is a modern, open building housing approximately 160 employees at the Wando Welch Terminal. Provided/SCPAOn Jan. 29 South Carolina Ports Authority celebrated...

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Port of Baltimore Receives $2.4M from EPA to Help Promote Clean Air

MD, United States

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore was awarded $2.4 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to repower marine engines and upgrade diesel dray trucks and equipment that is...

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SCPA Opens New Terminal HQ

SC, United States

CHARLESTON, SC – January 29, 2019 - Today South Carolina Ports Authority celebrated the dedication of a new headquarters building at the Wando Welch Terminal with its Board of Directors, local...

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India’s JNPT Set to Dock Bigger Containerships From February

India

Container ships with the capacity to carry double the volume of boxes currently calling will be able to dock at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) near Mumbai from February after the state-owned...

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Port of AK to Cost Almost $2 Billion to Repair and Replace

AK, United States

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The price to upgrade, replace and fix the aging Port of Alaska has now grown to almost $2 billion.The Port is vital to the state. It handles more than 3.5 million tons of food,...

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HHLA Puts First Hybrid Straddle Carriers of The Port of Hamburg Into Operation

Germany

New energy-saving, low-emission technology at the Port of Hamburg: two straddle carriers with environmentally friendly hybrid engines are now transporting containers between the ship, the yard, the...

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Rotterdam Launches Worldwide Port Innovation Programme

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam has announced it has joined an initiative with other major port authorities around the world to ensure ports remain dynamic, competitive and at the forefront of social and...

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Legislators Renew Push for Dredging of Georgetown Port

SC, United States

Following Gov. Henry McMaster's pledge to revitalize the Port of Georgetown, state Rep. Carl Anderson is leading a renewed push to secure funding for dredging the port.At a press conference Sunday,...