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Three new members appointed to Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority

NY, United States

OGDENSBURG — The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority will have a full complement of board members when it next meets in August.Three new members were nominated by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and...

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Port Authority Pleads For Federal Aid After "Worst Quarter" Ever

NY

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said it has had its worst quarter of its worst year ever, recording an approximately $777 million drop in revenues in the first half of the year so far,...

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FY20 cargo volumes steady at Georgia ports despite virus

GA, United States

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The volume of cargo moving through Georgia’s seaports held almost steady in the 2020 fiscal year despite a painful drop in trade during the past four months as economies in the U.S....

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Port of Vancouver USA receives longest wind blades ever

Canada

The Port of Vancouver USA received a shipment of wind turbine components on July 22 that included the longest wind turbine blades ever to enter the West Coast of the U.S. and transported across...

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Port of Seattle cancels call for proposals for new cruise terminal

WA, United States

Image courtesy: Port of SeattleThe Port of Seattle will cancel its request for industry proposals for a joint investment to build and operate a new cruise terminal at Terminal 46. The terminal...

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2020 TxDot Port Access Program Impact

TX, United States

In honor of our partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation, we share highlights from the TxDOT Port Access Program projects.

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Port of Virginia Reports Volume Declines as it Continues Investments

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia completed a challenging but transitional fiscal year ended in June 2020. Like ports around the world, Virginia volumes were impacted by the pandemic. They, however, are also...

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'Ransom' for speedy permit reviews: Longview port to help fund special liasion

United States

The Port of Longview will join nine other Washington ports to hire a special liaison to expedite review of their permit applications, despite sentiment that paying for tasks required of federal...

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Gov. Cuomo announces nominations and appointments to administration

NY, United States

ALBANY, NY (OnSachem.com / OnTownMedia.com) — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced new nominations, which were confirmed by the Senate, and appointments to his administration. "The COVID...

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Prince Rupert port recognizes sustainable shipping

Canada

Vessels scored on air emission control and underwater noise reduction The Prince Rupert Port Authority is recognizing five companies – COSCO, Maersk, and BC Ferries, Ocean Network Express and Pacific...

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Port Receives Approval for First Environmental Mitigation Bank

WA, United States

The Upper Clear Creek Mitigation Bank is the Port of Tacoma’s first mitigation bank and only the second joint wetland and fish conservation bank in Washington.The Port of Tacoma’s Upper Clear Creek...

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Port of Tacoma receives approval for first environmental mitigation bank

WA, United States

SEATTLE - The Upper Clear Creek Mitigation Bank is the Port of Tacoma's first mitigation bank and only the second joint wetland and fish conservation bank in Washington.The Port of Tacoma’s Upper...

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$25M contract awarded for cyber protection of Port Fourchon

LA, United States

LSU’s applied research entity will design, install digital dome to protect Louisiana energy assets BATON ROUGE, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Stephenson Technologies Corp., LSU’s...

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FreightWaves SONAR: California Gov. Urged to Reverse Ports’ Receding Market Share

CA, United States

California Gov. Gavin Newsom got a letter Monday asking that the state take action to reverse the loss of market share at West Coast container ports.The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA),...

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FMC Examines COVID-19 Impacts On New York/New Jersey Ports

NY, United States

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has entered "phase two" of a fact-finding investigation launched earlier this year by the agency into the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the...