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Panama Canal Lowers Maximum Depth Limit Due to Drought

Apr 19, 2023

The Panama Canal will impose lower draft restrictions on the largest ships passing through the key global trade route due to falling water levels at nearby lakes that form part of the waterway, the canal authority said on Tuesday.The restrictions…

Canada's Port of Vancouver Expecting Record Cruise Season

Apr 17, 2023

Canada's Port of Vancouver welcomed the year's first cruise ship earlier this month, kicking off what is expected to be a record cruise season.In total, 331 cruise ships visits are scheduled for the Canada Place cruise terminal at the Port of Vancouver between April 12 and October 24…

Big Investors Amp Up California's Port Truck-charging Plan

Apr 17, 2023

California's bustling seaports, dominated by massive container vessels and soaring cranes, may seem an unlikely setting for investors seeking to capitalize on the 'green' revolution.But thanks to the state's plan to phase out by 2035 heavy-duty…

Argentina Grains Inspectors Strike Halts Shipments at Rosario Ports

Apr 17, 2023

Argentina grains inspectors have launched a 24-hour strike that is halting shipments at key river ports in farm transport hub Rosario, the ports chamber CAPyM said on Monday.The strike by the Urgara grains inspectors union is linked to conflicts…

Biden Admin Greenlights LNG Exports from Alaska LNG Project

Apr 13, 2023

The Biden administration on Thursday approved exports of liquefied natural gas from the Alaska LNG project, a document showed, as the United States competes with Russia to ship natural gas from the Arctic to Asia.The Department of Energy approved…

Pascagoula River Dredging Underway

Apr 10, 2023

Dredging operations are underway on the Pascagoula River in Pascagoula, Miss., and the U.S. Coast Guard is urging mariners in the area to exercise caution.The Mike Hooks cutter suction dredge E. Stroud is currently conducting dredging operations for the U…

Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority Looks to Atura Power for Green Hydrogen

Apr 04, 2023

Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) announced it has entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Atura Power to acquire green hydrogen as it seeks to support the growth of clean energy and reduce its carbon footprint.  Around the world…

Port Houston Sees Import Volumes Begin to Slow

Apr 04, 2023

Port Houston reported hints of softening demand amid an overall 'solid' month for its cargo volumes in February.  A total of 313,452 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), or a 15% increase compared to the same month last year were handled during the month…

New Operator Sought for International Ag Shipping Terminal on Lake Michigan

Mar 30, 2023

Ports of Indiana has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to identify potential operators of the International Ag Shipping Terminal at Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor. The 7-million-bushel terminal has transload capabilities for ocean ships…

Rosario Ports Operating Normally Despite Strike

Mar 30, 2023

Argentina's Rosario agro-port hub terminals were operating normally on Thursday in the midst of a strike by the Urgara grain receivers union aimed at storage centers, the country's Chamber of Port and Maritime Activities (CAPyM) said.'The ports are not affected…

New Monopile and Tower Fabrication Facility to Open in Maryland

Mar 28, 2023

Baltimore-based offshore wind energy development company US Wind, Inc. announced its plan to form a long-term partnership with Haizea Wind Group Management S.L. to manage and operate Sparrows Point Steel, Maryland’s first permanent offshore wind factory in Baltimore County…

ZIM and Shell Complete First LNG Bunkering in Jamaican Waters

Mar 27, 2023

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. and Shell International Petroleum Company Limited announced the successful bunkering of the ZIM SAMMY OFER containership with liquefied natural gas (LNG), marking the first LNG bunkering operation in Jamaican waters…

JAXPORT and Aruba Sign Deal to Grow Business Connections

Mar 27, 2023

During today’s JAXPORT Board of Directors meeting, State of Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, Aruba Prime Minister Evelyn Wever-Croes, and other dignitaries from the island of Aruba joined leadership from JAXPORT and Eagle LNG…

Corps Dredges Log Record Seasons to Combat 2022 Drought Impact

Mar 23, 2023

Extreme weather events—including both high and low water levels—can wreak havoc on inland waterways transport. In late 2022, severe drought conditions brought the latter to the Mississippi River Basin, underlining the importance of America’s dredging fleet…

Dutra Bags $67.4 Million Dredging Contract

Mar 23, 2023

San Rafael, Calif. based dredging and marine construction contractor The Dutra Group was awarded a $67,478,100 dredging contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.Under the firm-fixed-price award, Dutra will perform dredging by hopper or…

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