Port of Wilmington (N.C.)

Port of Wilmington (N.C.)

27 Jul 2021
The reopening of the US and European economies after last year’s COVID-19 lockdowns spurred a resurgence in the trans-Atlantic container trade as business activity in two of the world’s largest economies showed better than expected growth in May, with increases concentrated at US ports that have undergone major expansions.
30 Nov 2015
The Port of Wilmington, North Carolina, is using a newfound infusion of $35 million in annual state funds to expand its container facilities, dredge its harbor, and try to escape the shadow of its larger regional competitors.
15 Sep 2015
Among the Top 10 fastest-growing U.S. export ports in the first half of 2015 are a number of smaller ports that don’t typically get the spotlight. The first half was particularly kind to the ports of Virginia, Houston, Baltimore, Miami and Charleston, as they also ranked in our Top 10 fastest-growing U.S. import ports.
24 Mar 2015
Diversions from congested West Coast ports are helping drive traffic growth at the Savannah port, setting the largest U.S. southeast port to end its fiscal year with 14 to 14.5 percent more volume than in the prior year.
20 Feb 2015
The North Carolina State Ports Authority is extending gates hours by an hour at the Port of Wilmington to help keep pace with volume growth.
Containers at the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina.
20 Aug 2014
Container volume is increasing at North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington thanks to carriers’ service expansions.
03 Jul 2014
U.S. surface transportation providers, ranging from railroads to trucking companies, are preparing for the approaching Hurricane Arthur.
02 Jul 2014
A tropical storm moving up the U.S. East Coast threatens to complicate cargo movement by disrupting vessel schedules at ports already facing a July 4 holiday interruption.
A yard hustler truck carrying a container just unloaded by Crane 12 passes under Crane 14 as it lowers a container onto a waiting chassis. (NC State Ports Authority Photo by Susan Pridgen)
25 Jun 2014
The North Carolina State Ports Authority has decided to pursue growth through public-private partnerships, calls by midsize container services and cultivation of specialty cargoes such as refrigerated products and bulk wood pellets.
29 Jan 2014
The Port of Mobile, Ala., will remain closed today, but several other marine terminals planned to resume normal service after closing yesterday because of an ice storm that hit southern states from Virginia to Texas.
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.
08 Feb 2012
Container throughput at the Port of Wilmington jumped 11.2 percent last year from the previous year, as the North Carolina port handled more imports and exports of agricultural products.
06 Feb 2012
About 90 miles west of the North Carolina coast rests the sprawling airport of Kinston, which boasts the longest jet runway between Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.
12 Jan 2012
Tom Eagar, CEO of the North Carolina State Ports Authority, was forced out of office this week in a shakeup of the state’s Department of Transportation.
10 Nov 2011
Container volume at North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington grew 2.7 percent in the quarter ending Sept. 30, helping push revenue at the N.C.