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Paranagua Port Conveyor Belt Idle Amid Explosion Risk

Apr 10, 2024

The Port of Paranagua, one of Brazil's busiest for sugar and grain exports, said on Wednesday one conveyor belt at its so-called export corridor remains inoperative after labor authorities idled it over a 'risk of explosion.'The Paranagua Export Corridor Terminals Association (Atexp)…

Baltimore Can Use Grant to Boost Cargo Shipments

Apr 05, 2024

The U.S. Transportation Department on Friday said it reached an agreement with Baltimore County to revise an $8.26 million grant agreement to enable Tradepoint Atlantic (TPA) to accommodate more cargo.Repurposing the funds will allow a boost in cargo to Sparrows Point at the Port of Baltimore…

Port Everglades Commissions New Container Cranes

Apr 04, 2024

Port Everglades officials, partners and elected officials on Wednesday celebrated three new Super Post-Panamax container gantry cranes going into service.The Super Post-Panamax cranes, measuring 175-foot (53 meters) high, are expected to help the South Florida port boost efficiency…

Peru's PM Says China-built Megaport Should Launch this Year After Dispute

Apr 04, 2024

A resolution to end a dispute between Peru and China's Cosco Shipping could come as soon as this week to ensure a megaport will start operations as planned by the end of the year, Peru's Prime Minister Gustavo Adrianzen said on Thursday.The…

Crumbling Great Lakes Ports Infrastructure Makes Port Insurance Even More Critical

Apr 04, 2024

The state of Great Lakes port infrastructure is one of the biggest issues facing the U.S. and Canadian maritime industries. According to the America Great Lakes Ports Association, “Due to years of inadequate funding, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers…

PIDP Funding Available for Port CHE Upgrades, Recharging Infrastructure

Apr 03, 2024

As emissions regulations across the country get stricter, port authorities can take advantage of more than $650 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD). Grant dollars from the Port Infrastructure…

Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Up 25.5% in March

Apr 03, 2024

Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 1.6 million tons in March, an increase of 25.5% compared to 2023, according to latest figures published by trade group the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA). Loadings also topped the month’s 5-year average by 47…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Sees Up to $10 Million Hit from Baltimore Disaster

Apr 03, 2024

Norwegian car shipping firm Wallenius Wilhelmsen estimates a $5 million to $10 million hit to core earnings from last week's U.S. Baltimore bridge collapse and expects the key ship channel to be closed for weeks, it said on Wednesday.The company…

New Container Yards Completed at Houston's Barbours Cut Terminal

Apr 02, 2024

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed a $31.5 million upgrade of the Barbours Cut Terminal Container Yards 4 North and 5 North for the Port Houston Authority. The project was part of a modernization program to increase cargo handling efficiency…

America’s Watershed Initiative: Sustaining a Critical Waterway

Apr 01, 2024

Kimberly Lutz and America’s Watershed Initiative (AWI) are making every effort to sustain the Mississippi River for generations to come.The Mississippi River is one of the world’s largest river systems and is arguably America’s most critical waterway…

Seattle's Terminal 46 Opens for Auto and Breakbulk Cargo Business

Mar 28, 2024

Seattle's Terminal 46 on Wednesday welcomed the Triumph Ace, marking the opening of the terminal to regular auto and breakbulk cargo service.Terminal 46 is located in The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s (NWSA) Seattle Harbor, offering 42 plus acres of cargo lay-down space…

Cosco Shipping Evaluating Impact of Peru's Lawsuit on Megaport Development

Mar 26, 2024

China's Cosco Shipping is evaluating the impact of a move by Peru's government to annual the exclusivity it holds over operations at the new Chancay megaport.Peru awarded exclusivity to Cosco Shipping to operate the port in 2021, but last week…

Ships Bound for Baltimore Drop Anchor After Traffic Stopped

Mar 26, 2024

At least 10 commercial ships that were sailing to the U.S. port of Baltimore have dropped anchor in waters nearby, data from ship tracking and maritime analytics provider MarineTraffic showed on Tuesday.A container ship smashed into a four-lane bridge in the port on Tuesday…

US Dredging: Plenty of Issues, New WRDA on the Way

Mar 25, 2024

2024 marks another year for development of a biennial WRDA bill—Water Resources Development Act, critical legislation for the Nation’s waterways, ports and harbors. WRDA encompasses a range of issues, from environmental regs to energy use to agriculture and…

SC Ports Reports Imports Uptick

Mar 25, 2024

South Carolina Ports reports imports are trending back upSouth Carolina Ports handled 202,349 TEUs and 111,902 pier containers in February, with pier containers up 1% from last year. Loaded import TEUs were up 11% over last February.Inland Port Greer handled 15…

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