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Miami-Dade Moving Ahead With PortMiami Expansion Projects

FL, United States

Miami-Dade Commissioners have agreed to move forward with major expansion projects at PortMiami amid the coronavirus pandemic. The county recently authorized $335 million in bonds for capital...

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Deal Drecht Cities and Port of Rotterdam Authority continue partnership

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and Deal Drecht Cities will be extending their current partnership for another four years, until 2023, Port of Rotterdam said in its release.Danny Levenswaard,...

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Harbor Island crude terminal project needs funding, pipelines after legal debate resolved

TX, United States

Houston — The lengthy legal fight for the Harbor Island crude export terminal was resolved amicably, but the Texas port project still requires more financial support, new pipelines and,...

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Port of L.A. awards $51.9 million contract for Wilmington Waterfront

CA, United States

Construction of the Wilmington portion of LA Waterfront revitalization is expected to begin this fall.LOS ANGELES—Plans to upgrade a dilapidated portion of the Port of Los Angeles received a...

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Port of Seattle finalizes $800,000 in funding for Miller Creek restoration

WA, United States

Cities of Burien and SeaTac join funding to restore salmon habitat and add ecological benefitsinformation from the Port of Seattle The Port of Seattle Commission approved an interlocal agreement this...

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UD Study Proposes New Port to Meet Strong Demand From Offshore Wind Industry

DE, United States

Delaware’s history with wind power has been less than stellar. But there may yet be a way for the First State to get in the wind game.Delaware Public Media contributor Jon Hurdle reports a recent...

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Port of Los Angeles Joins Blockchain Shipping Platform Tradelens

CA, United States

The Port of Los Angeles, North America’s top port for containerized cargo, has announced an agreement to join the blockchain-based digital shipping platform Tradelens.Tradelens was launched in 2018...

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Savannah Becomes Top U.S. Port for Exports

GA, United States

Commodities like raw cotton, pulp and kaolin clay see major growthSavannah has become the top U.S. port for exports during the first five months of 2020, showcasing outbound traffic to be a...

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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...