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The Real Cost of Net Zero Ports

Sep 26, 2023

Zero emission is a nice idea, but who’s going to pay for it? The U.S. EPA is readying big money for zero emission ports.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working on two high-profile port initiatives that it hopes will move the needle in a big way towards U…

Vale Seals Deal for Potential Low-carbon Iron Ore Complex

Sep 26, 2023

Mining giant Vale and Brazil's top commercial port have signed an agreement to study the potential construction of a facility in Rio de Janeiro state that would produce low-carbon iron ore products, port executives told Reuters.Vale's deal with the Acu port…

USACE Working to Prevent Saltwater from Rising Up the Mississippi

Sep 25, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is working to delay upriver progression of salt water from the Gulf of Mexico by augmenting the sill initially constructed in July 2023.Construction is underway to increase the existing…

Dredging Expected During Desperate Times

Sep 21, 2023

Maintaining a nine-foot channel on the Mississippi River is part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District’s critical navigation mission, especially during low-water conditions. Although early spring snowmelt caused flooding throughout the upper Midwest this past year…

Port of Oakland Brings Zero-emissions Vehicles to Life

Sep 20, 2023

The Port of Oakland joined forces with community partners to host a Zero Emissions Truck Ride and Drive event, providing port operators the opportunity to experience state-of-the-art zero emissions vehicles firsthand.The port partnered with Harbor Trucking Association…

Great Lakes Awarded USACE Dredging Work in Georgia

Sep 15, 2023

Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging in Saint Marys, Ga.Great Lakes was one of two bidders for the project, securing the $18…

Port of Los Angeles Says Cargo Lost During West Coast Talks is Returning

Sep 15, 2023

Cargo volume at the Port of Los Angeles jumped from July to August after business lost during the now-finished West Coast labor talks began returning, the top executive at the nation's busiest ocean trade gateway said on Thursday.That data comes as seaports on the U…

Port Houston Orders Five More Konecranes RTGs

Sep 15, 2023

Port Houston in Texas has ordered five Konecranes hybrid RTGs for its Barbours Cut Container Terminal to support its long-term improvement program covering channel development and land infrastructure investment. The cranes will be delivered at the beginning of 2025…

USACE Awards Contract for Monongahela River Locks and Dam 3 Removal

Sep 14, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District awards a nearly $30 million contract to remove the Monongahela River Locks and Dam 3 in Elizabeth, Pa.The district awarded the dam removal contract to the Pittsburgh-based Joseph B. Fay Company…

Panama Canal to Further Reduce Daily Transits if Drought Continues

Sep 12, 2023

The Panama Canal could further reduce the maximum number of authorized daily vessel transits if this year's drought continues, the waterway's administrator said on Tuesday.A backlog of ships is waiting to pass through the trans-oceanic canal…

US Regains Crown as World's Largest LNG Exporter

Sep 12, 2023

The U.S. regained its crown as the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the first six months of this year, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA).US exports of the superchilled gas, particularly to Europe…

Brazil, Paraguay Clash with Argentina Over Grains Waterway Tolls

Sep 11, 2023

Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia and Uruguay have urged Argentina to stop applying tolls for ships and barges carrying grains and other exports, saying it restricts navigation on a key river channel.The four countries issued a joint statement late…

Great Lakes Iron Ore, Limestone Trades Rise in August

Sep 06, 2023

Shipments of iron ore and limestone on the Great Lakes for the month of August both increased compared to 2022, up 8.6% and 4.4% respectively, according to latest figures from the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA).The 5.5 million tons or iron ore shipped in August was 3…

Panama Canal Water Levels at Historic Lows, Restrictions to Remain

Sep 06, 2023

The Panama Canal's water levels have not recovered enough as the end of the rainy season approaches and limits on daily transit and vessel draft will stay in place for the rest of the year and throughout 2024, the waterway's authority said on Tuesday…

Port of Corpus Christi Promotes CFO Kent Britton to CEO

Sep 06, 2023

The Port of Corpus Christi on Wednesday named Chief Financial Officer Kent Britton as its new chief executive officer to head the largest U.S. oil-export port by volume.The appointment comes nearly four months after Sean Strawbridge, the previous chief executive…

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