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Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Feb 01, 2023

The Port of Los Angeles announced it is inviting comments on a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the future development of a new Outer Harbor Cruise Terminal and redevelopment of the existing World Cruise Center on the LA Waterfront.“This cruise development initiative is critical to our business, our community and the LA Waterfront, and we want to make sure it’s done right,” said Port of Los Angeles executive director Gene Seroka…

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

Feb 03, 2023

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, together with the state's Department of Transportation (WisDOT), announced grants totaling $5.3 million for seven harbor maintenance and improvement projects to promote waterborne freight and economic development.“From the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River…

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Feb 01, 2023

The Port of Corpus Christi was awarded $16.4 million through the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DoE) Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE) initiative to evaluate the technical and economic feasibility of permanently storing captured carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial operations…

Freeport Gets US OK to Begin Steps to Restart LNG Plant

Jan 26, 2023

Freeport LNG, the second-biggest U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, got approval from federal regulators on Thursday to take early steps to restart its fire-idled LNG export plant in Texas.Freeport, however, has not yet sought permission…

US Coast Guard Says Freeport LNG Hazard Study Addresses Its Requirements

Jan 25, 2023

The U.S. Coast Guard determined that a Hazard and Operability study for the Freeport LNG plant in Texas addresses its requirements, according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday, bringing the fire-idled facility one step closer to a restart…

Onshore Funding for US Offshore Wind

Jan 25, 2023

Most of the media coverage of offshore wind development in the United States focuses on the leases of the offshore areas where the wind turbines will be located. However, equally important is the landside dimension of these projects, including the manufacture…

Investment Firm Arroyo Buys Into LNG Bunkering

Jan 24, 2023

Houston-based investment manager Arroyo Investors announced it has closed an investment in Seaside LNG and its affiliated entities, an integrated shore-side liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction and bunkering platform in the U.S. Financial details were not disclosed…

Port of Virginia Orders Five Ship-to-shore Cranes

Jan 24, 2023

The Port of Virginia announced it finalized the terms of purchase for five new ship-to-shore cranes that are part of its equipment renewal plan.“In order to maintain our efficiency and competitive edge, it’s important to be continually upgrading with modern equipment…

Freeport LNG Says Texas Plant Repairs Completed

Jan 23, 2023

Freeport LNG, the second-largest U.S. liquefied natural gas exporter, on Monday said it had completed repairs to its Texas plant and asked U.S. regulators for permission to take early steps to restart the fire-idled facility.The closely-held…

US Limits Vessel Calls at BP Cherry Point Marine Terminal

Jan 23, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will modify the Department of the Army permit for the BP Cherry Point Marine Terminal’s North Wing dock to ensure complies with the Magnuson Amendment’s restrictions regarding the handling of crude oil at Puget Sound facilities…

Georgia Ports Names Batista Sales & Marketing VP

Jan 20, 2023

The Georgia Ports Authority has named Flavio Batista as its new vice president of sales and marketing.Batista comes to GPA from the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Group, an ocean carrier focused on developing sustainable shipping and logistics solutions for manufacturers of cars…

SC Ports Handles Nearly 3 Million TEUs in Record 2022

Jan 19, 2023

South Carolina Ports had a record 2022 with the most containers ever handled at the Port of Charleston.SC Ports moved nearly 2.8 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in 2022, a 1.5% increase over 2021. When accounting for containers of any size…

CHS, Cargill JV to Export Grains via Houston Terminal

Jan 13, 2023

Agribusinesses CHS and Cargill plan to expand the scope of their joint venture, TEMCO, by adding the Cargill-owned export grain terminal in Houston, Texas. The addition of the Houston terminal will expand the joint venture’s export capabilities…

Callan Marine Hires Broussard as Business Development Director

Jan 11, 2023

Galveston, Texas based dredging and marine construction company Callan Marine announced it has hired Marc Broussard as its new director of business development. The 25-year veteran brings to the role sales and marketing expertise in the maritime and energy sector…

US Container Imports Retreat to Pre-pandemic Level

Jan 10, 2023

U.S. imports of goods in ocean shipping containers in December fell to levels approaching those last seen before the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report said on Tuesday.Demand for kitchen appliances, furniture, big-screen TVs, apparel and other…

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Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

Wisconsin Awards $5.3 Million in Harbor Maintenance Grants

'Mega Green Port' Project Planned in Åland

'Mega Green Port' Project Planned in Åland

UK Freeports Risk Harboring International Crime

UK Freeports Risk Harboring International Crime

Number of Ships Loading LNG in Spain Doubled in 2022

Number of Ships Loading LNG in Spain Doubled in 2022

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