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APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas Begins $140 Million Expansion

Sep 05, 2023

APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas has begun the construction of its Phase II $140 million expansion. This project will increase the capacity of the first semi-automated facility in Latin America with an additional one million TEUs and position it as a hub for the Americas region…

Port NOLA Awarded $947,280 FEMA Port Security Grant

Sep 05, 2023

The Port of New Orleans was awarded $947,280 in recently announced Port Security Grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support the expansion and enhancement of emergency services for Port NOLA’s maritime and industrial operations…

Panama Canal Water Levels Likely to Remain Exceptionally Low for Months

Sep 01, 2023

Water levels in the Panama Canal are likely to remain exceptionally low for months despite forecasted short-term improvements, meaning no end in sight to the prolonged disruptions hampering vessels transiting the vital shipping artery.The Panama…

Port of Oakland welcomes two new commissioners

Sep 01, 2023

Two new members have joined the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, filling open positions due to Commissioners Cestra “Ces” Butner and Joan Story completing their years of dedicated volunteer service as Port Board members.The Oakland City…

Intermarine and Jumbo-SAL-Alliance Set Up Hub in Chile

Sep 01, 2023

Multipurpose carrier Intermarine and sister company Jumbo-SAL-Alliance (JSA) expand their presence in South America, opening a new office in Santiago.Intermarine and Jumbo-SAL-Alliance are joining Intermarine’s long-time agent, Marval, to form the new subsidiary JSA-Intermarine Chile…

Port of Everett Hires New Trade Development Director

Sep 01, 2023

The Port of Everett has welcomed Cara Craig as its new trade development director to support continued growth of the Port of Everett’s international seaport division, which represents nearly $30 billion in U.S. import and export value annually…

Kinder Morgan Says Idalia Caused Minimal Damage to Florida Terminals

Aug 30, 2023

Kinder Morgan KMI.N on Wednesday said its Port Manatee, Port Sutton and Tampaplex terminals in Florida sustained minimal damage due to Hurricane Idalia, and that it was also planning to shut its Charleston area terminals later in the day.The U…

JAXPORT Gets $30 Million for New Container Cranes

Aug 28, 2023

Florida Legislators presented JAXPORT with a $30 million check during the port’s monthly Board of Directors meeting. The funding will be used to purchase two new container cranes for the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.The funds were appropriated…

Great Lakes Wins Dredging Contract for Port Arthur LNG Project

Aug 23, 2023

Houston-based dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced it has been awarded a dredging and disposal contract in support of the Port Arthur LNG Phase 1 project.Great Lakes has been contracted by Bechtel Energy, the engineering…

Canada Invests $2 Million in the Port of Johnstown

Aug 21, 2023

The Government of Canada is investing up to $2 million in the Port of Johnstown to enhance grain drying capacity for local farmers in Eastern Ontario.The funding, which was announced by Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food…

Evergreen Containership is Largest Ever to Call Port of Baltimore

Aug 21, 2023

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore today welcomed the largest container ship ever to visit Maryland with the arrival of the Evergreen Ever Max at Seagirt Marine Terminal. The vessel weighs 165,350 tons and has the capacity to handle 15…

Port Houston Reports Record July Box Volumes

Aug 21, 2023

Port Houston, the United States' fifth-largest container port. reported its container volumes this July were the highest of any previous July on record. A total of 344,163 TEUs were handled during the month, a 5% increase from July 2022. Year-to-date…

SC Ports Imports Up 12% in July

Aug 21, 2023

South Carolina Ports reports it is entering fiscal year 2024 showing signs of strength.SC Ports handled 208,134 TEUs and 115,422 pier containers in July. Imports flowing into the Port of Charleston outperformed U.S. volumes with a 12% increase from June and a 3% increase year-over-year…

Richardt to Lead Business Development for Ports of Indiana

Aug 21, 2023

Ports of Indiana has hired Jenna Richardt as Senior Vice President of Business Development & Engagement for the statewide port system.Richardt is the first senior vice president to be based in Mount Vernon, Ind., but will lead statewide initiatives…

Shipowners, Port Operators Ramp Up Methanol-fueling Projects

Aug 21, 2023

Interest in methanol as an alternative fuel has grown in the shipping industry, which seeks to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.Below is a list of upcoming methanol bunkering-related projects by companies and ports:COMPANIES:A.P. Moller-MaerskMaersk…

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