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18 Sep 2014
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has authorized $356 million to develop a long-delayed intermodal rail transfer facility for Global Terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey, and to expand container-on-barge service to Brooklyn.
Port of Charleston
17 Sep 2014
The Port of Charleston’s strong container traffic in August has furthered its strategy for above-market growth, although the outlook for the rest of the year is not quite so bright.
17 Sep 2014
The state of Hawaii plans to build a new $266 million container terminal in Honolulu to cater to anticipated higher levels of cargo volumes in coming decades, according to West Hawaii Today.
looking for the bug
17 Sep 2014
The number of ships quarantined in Los Angeles by Asian Gypsy Moth infestations has risen to 15 as inspectors battle to keep the invasive species from making its way into North America.
17 Sep 2014
The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority is seeking “expressions of interest” from potential developers of Southport, a 200-acre Delaware River waterfront site where a container terminal had been planned.
16 Sep 2014
The Port of Virginia made strides toward financial stability in August, on the back of volume growth that topped 8 percent.
Port of Los Angeles
16 Sep 2014
Container volumes at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex were basically flat in August compared to last year as importers diverted cargo to Canadian ports and U.S. East Coast ports to avoid possible disruptions from West Coast longshore contract negotiations.
Bayonne Bridge, APL container ship
16 Sep 2014
Last winter’s harsh weather has caused a six-month delay in completion of a project to raise the Bayonne Bridge’s clearance to allow passage by larger container ships at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
15 Sep 2014
Unlike several major North American ports this year, the Port of Savannah hasn’t seen the type of debilitating congestion that has hurt other import gateways.
Port of Long Beach photo
15 Sep 2014
Two Southern California politicians are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hurry along repairs to the breakwater protecting the Port of Long Beach, two weeks after high winds and waves punched holes through the barrier.