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Port of Oakland: We will be facing a new normal due to COVID-19

CA, United States

The coronavirus pandemic could permanently alter container transportation practices, Calfornia’s Port of Oakland cautioned.As explained, shipping lines may consolidate more cargo on bigger ships while...

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Californian ports and the Jones Act

CA, United States

As Californians shelter in place, the COVID-19 pandemic is creating havoc for the state’s supply lines and critical infrastructure. Container traffic at the Port of Los Angeles was over 30 percent...

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Back to Back Lay-Offs Announced at Two Container Terminals

CA, United States

PORT OF LOS ANGELES – As of April 24, PortlandTerminal.com reported that two terminals at Port of Los Angeles have informed their skilled longshore workers and 35 crane operators that they will be e...

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Port of Los Angeles investing $367 million in improvements

CA, United States

Much of the nation’s business activity has been scaled back or put on hold amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but improvementsare still moving forward at the Port of Los Angeles, according to Executive...

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Houston Ship Channel Expansion Reaches Major Milestone

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thursday, Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Houston Ship Channel...

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Mayor taps JAXPORT CEO for COVID-19 advisory group

FL, United States

The 12 members of Reopen Jacksonville will advise the Florida city’s mayor on the easing of stay-at-home restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirusJAXPORT Chief Executive...

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Port of Seattle set to meet emissions reduction target 10 years early

WA, United States

By Katherine Khashimova Long Seattle Times business reporter The Port of Seattle will meet its goal of halving some...

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Port NOLA Board of Commissioners Adopts PIER Plan

LA, United States

NEW ORLEANS – At its April 23, 2020 meeting, the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) Board of Commissioners adopted the Port NOLA Inner Harbor Economic Revitalization Plan (PIER Plan) — a...

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March Container Volumes Fall Sharply at Nation’s Major Ports

United States

The nation’s major ports suffered the full economic impact of the coronavirus in March as global trade practically came to a halt.Officials with the Alexandria, Va.-based American Association of Port...

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CMA CGM Dalila runs aground in Bayport ship channel

TX, United States

CMA CGM Dalila runs aground in Bayport ship channel An 8,500TEU CMA CGM container vessel, CMA CGM Dalila ran aground as it strayed from the vessel channel yesterday evening as the ship approached...

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Port of Virginia to close one of its terminals amid falling volumes

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia will cease container operations at Portsmouth Marine Terminal (PMT) beginning May 4 as a response to a drop in import volumes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.“We will integrate...

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Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Anticipates a Stronger April

CA, United States

In his latest video message, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka confirms cargo operations at America’s busiest port continue to run smoothly, with no congestion or disruption...

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Port Of Alaska Volumes Remain Healthy

AK, United States

While the coronavirus has hurt international trade at U.S. ports, the movement of goods between the Pacific Northwest and Alaska remains healthy."Alaska is our largest market in our domestic...

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First Phase of Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, in Charleston, SC will come on line in less than a year

SC, United States

Three vessels working at #SCPorts Wando Welch Terminal this afternoon. In less than a year, the first phase of Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal will come online, SCPA will be able to handle four 14,000 TEU...

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Myriad of work planned for B.C. ports

Canada

A plethora of major construction projects have been started or are about to get under way at Pacific Gateway ports in British Columbia and will continue for several years employing thousands of...