The Senate's passage of the Water Resources Development Act on Wednesday paves the way for increased investment in ports, and speedier completion of maritime and inland waterway projects. Because the bill is 294 pages and far from a page-turner, The Journal of Commerce decided to break down what the Senate version calls for and what challenges the legislation faces ahead.
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16 May 2013
14 May 2013
Nordic Cold Storage has reached an agreement with South Carolina State Ports Authority to terminate the lease on its warehouse facility in Greer, S.C., clearing the way for a $43 million inland port to be built in its place.
12 May 2013
Euroports has agreed to sell Euroports Containers Meerhout, which operates the inland container terminal in Meerhout, Belgium, to Inland Terminals.
11 Apr 2013
Officials with America’s Central Port in Illinois and the Port of New Orleans have formalized a marketing agreement to identify and facilitate commercial opportunities between the two ports.
26 Mar 2013
At the end of 2013, representatives of inland shipping operators, seaport terminals, depots, shipping companies, hinterland terminals, the Port of Rotterdam Authority and the Netherlands’ Ministry of Infrastructure...
13 Mar 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority has revealed that a refrigerated warehouse business that rents part of its property in
30 Nov 2012
The American Waterways Operators and Waterways Council continue to warn the federal government of the detrimental economic effects of further restrictions or possible closure of...
09 Nov 2012
Barge traffic on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Cairo, Ill., may be restricted or halted in the beginning of December...
08 Nov 2012
North Carolina State Ports Authority today named Jeffrey E. Miles as its new deputy executive director for operations, by Tom Bradshaw, executive director.
26 Oct 2012
Shippers will decide whether to shift their cargo routing from West Coast to East Coast ports when the Panama Canal expansion project is completed in 2015 based on the total delivered cost of the freight, transit time, intermodal options and ease of doing business with port authorities.