Coastal/Inland News


Intermodal Terminal to Come Up in Uttar Pradesh

Jan 24, 2018

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will construct Intermodal Terminal at Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur and will be linked to both National Waterways-I (NW-1) or river Ganga and National Highway-19 - connecting Ghazipur to Patna - and help in movement of cargo…

Mansukh Mandavia Inspects Kolkata Port, IWAI Jetty

Jan 12, 2018

Indian Minister of State for Shipping, Mansukh Mandaviya inspected the facilities and ongoing projects at Kolkata Port Trust and GR Jetty of Inland Waterways Authority of India.  Mandavia visited Netaji Subhas Dock at Kolkata Port Trust…

Foss Names Sumner CFO

Jan 12, 2018

Bryceon Sumner has joined Foss Maritime as chief financial officer, hired to oversee all aspects of the organization's financial function and performance.Sumner brings to the role years of experience gained at a number of organizations ranging from education technology and real estate…

Matson Increases Neighbor Island Barge Capacity

Jan 03, 2018

Matson, Inc. said its subsidiary Matson Navigation Company, Inc. has replaced one of its three barges dedicated to serving Hawaii's neighbor island ports with a newer, larger barge that will improve service levels.      The container barge Columbia…

SC Ports Box Volumes Grow in November

Dec 15, 2017

South Carolina Ports Authority's 2018 fiscal year container volume through November grew 2.5 percent compared to last year, with 886,414 20-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled by the Port of Charleston since July.  The port moved 163…

Crowley Restructures Business Units

Dec 06, 2017

Crowley Maritime Corporation announced it has restructured its business units as the company aims to increase its focus on government-related business and better align vessel operations and fuel distribution services.Over the coming months…

Interview: Brandy Christian - President & CEO, Port of New Orleans

Nov 27, 2017

Brandy D. Christian serves as the President and CEO of the Port of New Orleans, a public agency that manages more than $60 million in revenues, nearly 300 employees and $200 million in capital projects. Christian is one of 11 female port directors…

St. Lawrence Seaway Cargo Up 10%

Nov 14, 2017

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes are up 10 percent as the shipping season enters its busiest final months. According to The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation, total cargo tonnage from March 20 to October 31 reached 28.7 million metric tons – 2…

Aurizon in Talks to Buy Debt-saddled Coal Port

Nov 13, 2017

Australian coal rail operator Aurizon Holdings said on Monday it was in talks to buy the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET), which urgently needs to restructure $3 billion in debt. A purchase would mark a change in strategy under…

Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Surges in September

Nov 07, 2017

Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 6.5 million tons in September, an increase of 23.4 percent compared to a year ago, the Lake Carriers' Association (LCA) said. Shipments also bettered the month’s 5-year average by 8…

SC Ports Launches Supply Chain Consulting Service

Nov 01, 2017

Amid discussions of the world container shipping industry at the South Carolina International Trade Conference, SC Ports announced the Supply Chain Authority, an internal consulting service offering resources and expertise to assist customers in improving their supply chains…

Great Lakes Awarded $213 Mln Dredging Contract

Oct 31, 2017

Dredging, environmental and infrastructure services provider Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced the receipt of a $213.3 million award for the Post 45 Charleston Entrance Channel Maintenance and New Work Dredging – Contract 2 Project base contract…

Indiana Port Awarded $9.85 Mln FASTLANE Grant

Oct 31, 2017

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor will receive one of the nation's 10 FASTLANE small project grants for 2017, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao has confirmed. In August, Secretary Chao informed Congress the Department of Transportation was recommending approval of a $9…

Two Join Ports of Indiana Commission

Oct 11, 2017

Monica Newhouse-Rodriguez and Michael Browning have been appointed by Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb to the Ports of Indiana Commission. Newhouse-Rodriguez is managing principal of Newhouse and Associates, a national airport consulting firm which provides airport planning…

Locks Failure Highlights US Infrastructure Woes

Oct 02, 2017

The Ohio River was closed to commercial navigation on Monday near Brookport, Illinois, after a hydraulic system used to open and close lock gates at lock and dam 53 failed, the Waterways Council said. A queue of more than 65 towboats was waiting to pass through the area on Monday morning…

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