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01 Oct 2019
Vessels of up to 14,000 TEU could be calling at the Port of Mobile by 2024 if a $400 million dredging project approved three weeks ago by the US Army Corps of Engineers goes according to plan.
18 Dec 2014
U.S. Gulf and South Atlantic ports see the thawing of Cold War restrictions on United States trade with Cuba trade as a potential new market — or a revival of an old one.
24 Jul 2013
The Alabama State Port Authority has approved a concession agreement with Alabama Steel Terminals to develop a new $36 million steel coil handling facility...
29 May 2013
Alabama State Port Authority has named Frank Fogarty as vice president for trade and development, effective June 3, according to Jimmy Lyons, ASPA’s director and CEO.
15 May 2013
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.
28 Jan 2013
The Alabama State Port Authority reported revenue was a record $144.6 million for its fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2012.
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...
11 Oct 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $30 million in grants to reduce emissions from existing diesel engines...
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.
02 Sep 2011
The Port of Mobile’s upper harbor is expected to remain closed to traffic through Saturday after a heavy crude oil spill Thursday morning, said Alabama State Ports Authority spokesperson Judith
01 Sep 2011
The Coast Guard on Thursday closed the Port of Mobile's shipping channel because of a heavy crude oil spill, preventing several vessels from leaving the port.