Mark Ivey Sheppard, vice president for trade and development at the Alabama State Port Authority, died Tuesday at his home following a brief illness. He was 61.
Port of Mobile
20 Feb 2013
The Port of Mobile is positioning itself to become a gateway for Gulf Coast container traffic to and from the U.S. Midwest and mid-South in the next two years as it starts construction this year on a $36 million intermodal container transfer facility next to its main container terminal.
25 Jan 2013
The Alabama State Port Authority’s board of directors has approved two measures that advance the development of the port’s new intermodal container transfer facility.
18 Jan 2013
In fiscal year 2011, the cargo and vessel activity at the Port of Mobile contributed an estimated $22.3 billion in economic value to the state of Alabama, according to an economic impact study prepared by John C. Martin Associates.
30 Nov 2012
Despite flat steel and coal prices, the Port of Mobile continues to invest in infrastructure that will strengthen its cap
29 Nov 2012
06 Nov 2012
The largest ship in the Port of Mobile’s history called at its APM Terminals Mobile facility today, the Alabama State Port Authority reported.
16 Oct 2012
H.S. “Smitty” Thorne will serve as deputy director and chief operating officer of Alabama State Port Authority, with direct oversight of the daily functions of the Port of Mobile...
14 Sep 2012
James K. Lyons, long-time head of the Port of Mobile, returned to work on Friday after a temporary leave of absence.
30 Aug 2012
The Gulf ports of New Orleans, Mobile and Gulfport remained closed Thursday morning in the wake of Hurricane Isaac as port executives waited to assess port and ocean conditions before reopening.
27 Aug 2012
Ports along the U.S.
13 Aug 2012
Steel shipments through Gulf of Mexico ports have long been a two-way race between Houston and New Orleans. Now a third port has elbowed into the picture.