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SC Ports' Leatherman Terminal construction 'on schedule'

SC, United States

Construction of the Hugh K. Leartherman Terminal at the Port of Charleston is on schedule for a March 2021 opening, South Carolina Ports Authority officials said yesterday.The project's first phase...

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Red Hook Terminals to deploy largest electric truck fleet on US East Coast

NY, United States

Red Hook Terminals has ordered a fleet of ten BYD 8Y all- electric yard tractors, from BYD’s local truck dealer, Hudson County Motors. This zero- emission fleet will be deployed at Red Hook...

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Illinois awards $40 million grant to Cairo port project

IL, United States

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker visited Cairo, Ill., yesterday to announce that the State of Illinois will provide $40 million through the Rebuild Illinois capital plan to anchor a public private...

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Break Bulk Cargo to Stay a Part of State Pier Wind Project

CT, United States

The transformation of State Pier into an offshore wind facility exclusive of other uses has been part of conversations at Connecticut Port Authority meetings for months, but a permit application...

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Eco-friendly technology now fully operational at the Port of LA

CA, United States

The Port of Los Angeles has announced that the world’s first zero-emission top handles are now being used in daily operations at the Everport Container Terminal. In a statement, the Port said the...

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Port of Baltimore receives Federal security funding

MD, United States

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) was recently awarded $1,158,589 in the most recent round of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Port...

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Losing $240M a Month, Port Authority Reiterates Calls for $3B in Federal Aid

NY, United States

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- As the Port Authority continues to hemorrhage revenue amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the agency has reiterated calls for the federal government to provide...

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Port Canaveral Cuts 115 Jobs Through Layoffs, Furloughs, Attrition

FL, United States

When sailings resume, there likely to be fewer ships in operation.PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – Port Canaveral this week implemented a massive staff cut, largely the result of the continuing shutdown in...

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US Ports advocate for Covid assistance

United States

Advocacy letters sent to U.S. House, Senate and Administration leadersAs U.S. policymakers begin negotiations on the next coronavirus aid package, America’s port authorities are aggressively...

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Port of Seattle Cancels Request for Proposals for $200 Million Cruise Facility

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle has canceled its request for proposals for a joint investment to build and operate an estimated $200 million cruise facility at Terminal 46 due to demand uncertainty stemming...

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‘A real opportunity’: Virginia places a big bet on electrifying port

VA, United States

As the third largest container port on the East Coast, the Port of Virginia is used to operating non-stop around the clock to make sure shelves across the region remain fully stocked. With the...

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Port of Houston sees decline in volumes due to COVID-19

TX, United States

The Port of Houston’s container volume has slowed down due to COVID-19 with June’s volumes down 16% year-on-year while throughput for the first half of the year fell 2%.For the full year so far, the...

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Funding for port maintenance on south Oregon coast moves a step closer

OR, United States

BANDON, Ore. — Funding for the maintenance of small ports on the south coast is one step closer to being available.How much funding could come and how will ports use it?Safety is priority when...