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Great Lakes Limestone Trade Slides

Jul 07, 2023

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3.1 million tons in June, a decrease of 17.6% from a year ago, according to latest figures published by trade group the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA). This June’s loadings were also below the month’s five-year average by 17…

Canada's First LNG Terminal in 'Encouraging' Talks with British Columbia on Electrification

Jul 06, 2023

The CEO of LNG Canada, the Shell-led liquefied natural gas export project in British Columbia, said on Thursday discussions with the province about electrifying a second phase of the terminal have been 'encouraging' but building new power transmission infrastructure remains a long way off…

McCarthy Completes Berth Construction at Port Freeport

Jul 03, 2023

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction of Berth 8 at Port Freeport, Texas. Part of the Velasco Terminal, Berth 8 features over 925 feet of berth and an associated roll-on/roll-off dock extension. The expansion represents…

Thousands of Port Workers in Canada's British Columbia Go on Strike

Jul 03, 2023

Several thousand unionized port workers in Canada's western province of British Columbia went on strike after failing to reach a deal to renew an industry-wide contract that expired in March, a waterfront employers group said on Saturday.The…

Port of Oakland Turning Basins Proposed Project Reaches Key Milestone

Jun 30, 2023

The Oakland Harbor Turning Basins Widening Navigation Study has reached another milestone. The comment period for the second draft of the Integrated Feasibility Report (IFR) closed on June 16, 2023. The end of the comment period signals the beginning of the next phase of the proposed project…

Cheniere Energy Returns Louisiana LNG Export Plant to Full Production

Jun 30, 2023

Cheniere Energy Inc's Sabine Pass LNG export facility returned to full production this week after undergoing maintenance, data from Refinitiv showed.The increased production is expected to help third quarter exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) which fell in May to 7…

Port Canaveral Opens North Cargo Berth 3

Jun 30, 2023

Port Canaveral’s newly renovated North Cargo Berth 3 (NCB3) has officially opened for business following a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the $48 million Port Canaveral Cargo Berth Rehabilitation and Modernization Project…

Crowley Acquires Tamarind Consolidated

Jun 30, 2023

U.S. based shipping and logistics company Crowley announced it has acquired Tamarind Consolidated, a logistics services company serving the U.S. to the British Virgin Islands.The acquisition will transition Tamarind’s operations and services…

Armstrong Joins WCI in Government Relations Role

Jun 26, 2023

Jen Armstrong joins Waterways Council, Inc. as Director, Government Relations.She joins Dustin Davidson in this role for WCI.Armstrong was most recently Director of Navigation Policy and Legislation for the American Association of Port of Authorities (AAPA)…

Canada Clamps Down on Cruise Liners Dumping Sewage

Jun 26, 2023

Canada on Friday banned cruise ships from dumping sewage and dirty water close to shore, and said it would impose fines of up to C$250,000 ($190,000) for offending vessels.A range of anti-pollution measures introduced on a voluntary basis in April 2022 will become obligatory with immediate effect…

Carrix to Acquire Ceres Terminals

Jun 26, 2023

Marine terminal operator Carrix announced it has agreed to purchase Ceres Terminals from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners III, a fund managed by Macquarie Asset Management. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Ceres was established…

Panama Canal Postpones Depth Restrictions after Much-needed Rain

Jun 26, 2023

The Panama Canal will postpone depth restrictions that were set to affect the largest ships crossing the key waterway, the canal authority said, after much-needed rain provided relief to the strained maritime passage.A series of measures were…

Port of Oakland Adds Geothermal to Clean Energy Portfolio

Jun 21, 2023

The Port of Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners recently agreed to purchase up to $13.5 million worth of geothermal energy over 12 years. Geothermal offers a clean, reliable and 100 percent renewable energy source that will be used by the Port and its tenants at the seaport and airport…

Dredging: Keeping the Mississippi Open

Jun 19, 2023

“Not only does the top of the river move, but the bottom of the river also moves.” - James Bodron, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, Regional Business Director.Dredging was the Herculean act that allowed much of the U…

Tentative US West Coast Port Contract Deal Reached

Jun 15, 2023

The Longshore union and employers of 22,000 dockworkers at U.S. West Coast ports on Wednesday said they have reached a tentative deal on a new six-year contract, ending 13 months of talks and easing supply chain worries.The deal was reached with assistance from Acting U…

Logistics News

Ports of Indiana Says It Aims to Develop Container Terminals

Ports of Indiana Says It Aims to Develop Container Terminals

The Path to Zero: Shell Opens MW Charger in Amsterdam

The Path to Zero: Shell Opens MW Charger in Amsterdam

Singapore Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

Singapore Oil Spill Spreads Along Coast

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

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