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Charleston Harbor deepening project on schedule, fully funded

SC, United States

The Charleston Harbor deepening project is fully funded and on schedule to achieve a depth of 52 feet by mid-2022. Once the project is completed, Charleston Harbor will be the deepest on the East...

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Commissions approve appointments

OH, United States

At a recent Fayette County Commissioners’ meeting, two appointments to local boards were made.Gene Baumgardner was appointed as a representative from Fayette County to the West Central Ohio Port...

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Port of Corpus Christi Still Aims to Export Canadian, Bakken Crude

TX, United States

August 24, 2020 [Hellenic Shipping News] – The Port of Corpus Christi surpassed Houston late last year as the nation’s top crude exporter, and now the rapidly growing petroleum hub aims to take the...

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Inland terminal attracts millions in private investment to Georgia

GA, United States

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has said several major economic developments have recently taken place near the inland Appalachian Regional Port (ARP).In a statement, the GPA said approximately...

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Port of Oakland’s Marine Terminal Slashes Emissions With Electric Cranes

CA, United States

The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) has cut diesel emissions from 13 of its massive yard cranes by 95 percent after retrofitting them with...

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Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Update

SC, United States

Charleston Harbor will be the deepest on the East Coast at 52 feet in 2022, enabling #SCPorts to handle the largest ships calling the East Coast without any tidal restrictions. SC Ports CEO Jim...

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VIDEO: Baton Rouge COB terminal ups capacity

LA, United States

A public/private partnership between the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, La., and container-on-barge (COB) specialist SEACOR AMH has produced steady increases in the number of containers handled at the...

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Port Of Baltimore’s July Cargo Numbers Show Signs Of Continued Economic Recovery

MD, United States

Figures Show Significant Increase Over June; Achievement Follows New Record for Ship Container Moves (BALTIMORE, MD) – Increases in cargo volumes and new and returning business from national...

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Yusen Logistics Opens New US Northwest Distribution Center

WA, United States

Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc., a leading global supply chain logistics company, has opened a second Contract Logistics fulfillment and transload center in Sumner, Washington (U.S.). Located just 10...

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Port of Greater Baton Rouge completes expansion of Inland Rivers Marine Terminal

LA, United States

A $5 million expansion of the Port of Greater Baton Rouge’s Inland Rivers Marine Terminal container storage yard is now complete.The yard can handle about 2,000 shipping containers at a time, moving...

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Charleston Sees Recovery While Preparing to be Deepest East Coast Port

SC, United States

The Port of Charleston, South Carolina reported that it is beginning to see a recovery in volumes as it announced July results. The port also reported that it is making significant progress on its...

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Record Container Moves from Ship as Baltimore Invests in Port

MD, United States

A new record was set at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal, with 5,536 container moves conducted by longshore workers handling the 13,092 TEU Maersk Edinburgh over...

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JAXPORT COO selected for prestigious Leadership Florida program

FL, United States

JAXPORT Chief Operating Officer Frederick P. Wong Jr. has been selected to serve as a member of Leadership Florida Cornerstone Class 39. The program is offered through the statewide mentoring...

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America’s Leading Ports From Coast To Coast

United States

What makes a well-functioning port? Let us count the ways. There are a number of factors that contribute to the success of a port. First is location. A port should be in a region with natural...

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New Multimodal Container Port Proposed for Mississippi River Facility

LA, United States

US – Sitting just a few miles south east of New Orleans it seems Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District (PPHTD) on the banks of the Mississippi River is about to get its own container terminal....