The port of Boston moved a step closer being able to handle some of the the larger ships able to traverse the expanded Panama Canal.
Massachusetts Port Authority
06 Jul 2016
The Department of Transportation plans to award 18 grants totaling $600 million to 16 states via the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program.
03 Jun 2016
Pressure is building on U.S. maritime regulators to quickly decide whether ports and container lines can hash out details on a strategy that could dramatically simplify exporters’ meeting the SOLAS container weight rule.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
04 Feb 2016
Lisa Wieland has been named executive director of the agency that oversees Boston's airport and seaport.
07 Dec 2015
The Massachusetts Port Authority has received a $333,185 federal grant to retrofit five rubber-tire gantry cranes at the Port of Boston with new diesel engines that will reduce air pollution.
23 Nov 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are completing their final design for the harbor dredging project at the Port of Boston and officials expect construction to begin some time in the 2017 fiscal year, two years later than port officials had said they hoped.
01 Sep 2015
Truckers serving Conley Container Terminal at the port of Boston can use a newly-launched app to find out when containers are ready to be picked up, another sign of how technology is being tapped to improve port productivity
05 Aug 2015
Eight ports on the U.S. East Coast made substantial gains in import market share in the first six months of 2015. A booming import market, West Coast diversions tied to the recent labor crisis, and port investments helped East and Gulf Coast ports edge out all but one of their West Coast counterparts.
02 Dec 2014
The port of Boston continued a streak of year-over-year volume gains in November, handling 16.5 percent more cargo last month.
05 Nov 2014
The Port of Boston's volumes are up 10.5 percent year-to-date, thanks to a unique incentive program for union workers and some extra vessel calls.