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Port of Windsor Gets Funding for Infrastructure Upgrades

May 26, 2023

Canada's Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced an investment of up to $12.5 million to the Essex Terminal Railway Company, from the National Trade Corridors Fund, for a Cargo Terminal Infrastructure Expansion project at the Port of Windsor…

Georgia Ports Authority Board Elects New Officers

May 23, 2023

The Georgia Ports Authority board has elected new officers for the coming fiscal year. Starting July 1, Kent Fountain will serve as chairman, Alec Poitevint as vice chairman, and Chris Womack as secretary-treasurer.“Kent’s four-year tenure on the GPA board…

US West Coast Ports Regain Lost Volume as Competitive Pressure Mounts

May 18, 2023

Some U.S. importers who shifted cargo away from West Coast ports to rival gateways over fears that labor contract talks could disrupt shipments have begun bringing some of that volume back, even as those negotiations stretch into their 13th month…

Jaxport Gets $35 Million Refund for Harbor Deepening

May 17, 2023

The Port of Jacksonville (Jaxport) has been given a $35 million refund for unused prepayments from its recently completed harbor deepening project.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District presented Jaxport with the $35 million check in March…

Alaska LNG Project Clears Legal Hurdle

May 17, 2023

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit filed by environmental groups challenging federal approvals needed to construct a $39 billion project that would move natural gas from Alaska’s North Slope across the state.A three-judge panel of the U…

APM Terminals to Invest $1 Billion in Brazilian Terminals by 2026

May 15, 2023

Maersk's APM Terminals has pledged a €962 million (US$1 billion) investment in its Brazilian operations up to 2026.This figure includes a €296 million of a total €483 million investment exclusively for the Phase One development of a new terminal in Suape…

New Container Depot Opened in Port of Mobile

May 15, 2023

The Marino Group announces it has opened a 34-acre depot to meet the needs of the container and intermodal trade through the growing port of Mobile and the U. S. Gulf. The new facility provides container maintenance and repair, loaded and empty container storage…

Record US Crude Exports, Rising Shale Output Boosts Oil Flow to Houston

May 12, 2023

Oil pipelines from the top U.S. shale field to Houston that have run half empty are filling again as rising output has absorbed most of the space on lines to the main south Texas export hub in Corpus Christi.U.S. crude exports climbed to a record of about 4…

US Permit Crackdown Poses New Hurdles for Proposed LNG Projects

May 11, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy's refusal to grant export permit extensions to liquefied natural gas (LNG) developers that fail to meet a construction deadline poses a new hurdle for greenfield plants, analysts said on Thursday.The DOE last month…

Macquarie Expects $1 Billion from Sale of US Port Terminal Operator Ceres

May 09, 2023

Australia's Macquarie Group Ltd is looking to sell its North American port facilities business, Ceres Terminals, for about $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday citing sources familiar with the matter.The financial conglomerate…

Port of Montreal Aims to Be Carbon Neutral by 2035

May 09, 2023

The Port of Montreal made a series of flagship commitments with regards to carbon neutrality, territorial protection and improving the city-port interface at the 2nd annual Montreal Climate Summit underway at the Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay on May 9 and 10…

US Launches $4 Billion Effort to Electrify US Ports, Cut Emissions

May 05, 2023

The Biden administration on Friday launched a $4 billion effort to electrify U.S. ports and cut heavy duty truck emissions as the government looks to address disproportionate impacts on nearby communities.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…

US Gulf Coast’s First Barge-to-ship Methanol Bunkering Completed

May 01, 2023

Proman Stena Bulk, the joint venture between tanker company Stena Bulk and methanol producer Proman, announced the successful completion of the first ever barge-to-ship methanol bunkering on the U.S. Gulf Coast.The JV tankers Stena Pro Marine…

US LNG Exports Go Full Steam Ahead

May 01, 2023

U.S. producers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exported at top capacity in April for a second consecutive month, with over two-thirds of shipments bound for Europe and rising volumes to Latin America, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Monday.Following…

Canadian Government Approves Vancouver Terminal Expansion

Apr 26, 2023

The Canadian government has approved a marine container terminal expansion project in Delta, B.C., following a environmental assessment process that started in 2013.The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project includes building new land and a new three…

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Jozwiak Joins GLO Marine as Green Transition Lead

Jozwiak Joins GLO Marine as Green Transition Lead

Germany Opens Remote-Controlled Center for Inland Shipping

Germany Opens Remote-Controlled Center for Inland Shipping

Tanker Backlog Grows in Venezuela as PDVSA Struggles to Deliver Oil

Tanker Backlog Grows in Venezuela as PDVSA Struggles to Deliver Oil

Port Houston Reports Record January Container Volumes

Port Houston Reports Record January Container Volumes

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