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21 Sep 2014
New Jersey Senate committee has approved a bill to withdraw the state from the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
2014 TIGER Grants
19 Sep 2014
U.S. ports are under increasing pressure to modernize their facilities to handle larger vessels and keep their existing infrastructure up to par. Fortunately, for some ports, Uncle Sam is giving them a boost via Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.
19 Sep 2014
BMW Group has opened a vehicle processing and distribution center to support a new five-year agreement that will increase the German automaker’s imports through the Port of Baltimore.
18 Sep 2014
As container ships grow steadily larger due to carriers seeking greater economies of scale, ports find themselves struggling to cope with the burdens, being forced into huge investments for deepening and infrastructure that may or may not pay off, according to a senior Port of Long Beach official.
18 Sep 2014
Ohio’s Port of Cleveland and Dutch breakbulk carrier Spliethoff Group have decided to add a second monthly vessel to the Cleveland-Europe Express, or CEE ― the only container and breakbulk service currently operating between Europe and a Great Lakes port.
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.