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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...

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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...