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Mississippi State Port Authority Enters Operating Deal with Ports America

Mar 23, 2023

The Mississippi State Port Authority has entered into a long-term lease and operating agreement with Ports America, the largest terminal operator and stevedore in the United States. The Port of Gulfport and Ports America have a long-standing relationship…

Lower Snake River Issues Cause Concern for Barge Transportation Industry

Mar 23, 2023

The inland waterways report in September 2022 edition of Marine News focused on issues facing the Lower Snake River Dams (LSRD) in the northwest, in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Walla Walla District.That report referenced issues and…

Port of Montreal Measuring Vessels' Carbon Footprint

Mar 22, 2023

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and Global Spatial Technology Solutions (GSTS), a company that specializes in applying artificial intelligence (AI) to shipping, announced the launch of a new project to measure and reduce the carbon footprint of vessels using the Canadian port…

Porto Itapoá Investing in New Equipment

Mar 22, 2023

Brazil’s privately run Porto Itapoá is investing 'heavily' amid strong cargo volume growth, announced APM Terminals, who holds a 30% share in the terminal on the north coast of Santa Catarina.Volumes at Porto Itapoá grew by more than 14% in 2022 (885…

Steps To Take Now For New Maritime Infrastructure Funding Opportunities

Mar 22, 2023

Much has been said both in Congress and by the current administration of the need to restore and enhance our nation’s transportation infrastructure, including its maritime transportation infrastructure. Recent legislation, such as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA…

US Firm Says Mexican Authorities Illegally Seized Its Port Terminal

Mar 21, 2023

U.S. construction materials firm Vulcan Materials Co said on Monday that Mexican security forces illegally took possession last week of its port terminal in southern Mexico, as an extended legal battle over its nearby limestone mining activities plays out…

Great Lakes Reports $138.8 Million in New Dredging Contracts

Mar 21, 2023

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $138.8 million.The awarded work includes Trujillo Alto Design and Build for the Lago Loiza (Carraízo) Dredging Project (Maintenance…

Enstructure Acquires Richardson Companies

Mar 20, 2023

U.S. marine terminal and logistics company Enstructure announced Monday that it has acquired Richardson Companies, a terminal and logistics company with primary operations in  Port Houston and the Port of Mobile.Richardson handles a diverse mix of breakbulk cargoes…

Soo Locks to Open March 25 for 2023 Shipping Season

Mar 20, 2023

The Great Lakes' 2023 shipping season will commence on March 25 with the opening of the Poe Lock at 12:01 a.m., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District announced.The operating season is fixed by federal regulation and driven in part…

US Ports Eye Shipping Turnaround

Mar 19, 2023

The leader of the busiest U.S. seaport on Friday said February's cargo volume hit the lowest level since the start of the pandemic as inflation and economic upheaval hurt demand, and signaled that activity may not pick up until the second half of this year…

PSA Halifax Orders Eight Electric RTG Cranes

Mar 17, 2023

PSA Halifax announced that it has signed an agreement with the Finland's Konecranes to purchase eight new electric rubber tired gantry cranes (E-RTGs) for its Atlantic Hub terminal.This purchase will expand the terminal’s handling capacity by…

Los Angeles Inks MOUs with Tokyo, Yokohama Ports on Green Initiatives

Mar 16, 2023

The Port of Los Angeles has entered into separate Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) with the Port of Tokyo and the Port of Yokohama – to more formally collaborate on sustainability and environmental issues. The agreements were signed by Port…

FID Reached for Second Phase of Plaquemines LNG Export Project

Mar 13, 2023

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Venture Global LNG said on Monday that it will go forward with the second phase of its Plaquemines LNG export plant in Louisiana after securing $7.8 billion of financing.Phase two's final investment decision…

Panama Gives Canada's First Quantum Go-ahead to Operate Port Terminal

Mar 13, 2023

Panama's Maritime Authority has lifted a suspension on First Quantum Minerals' operations at the port of Punta Rincon, which the Canadian company uses to export copper concentrate from its key Cobre Panama mine, company sources said late on Friday…

Port of Oakland Calls for Zero Emissions, Cargo-handling Plans

Mar 10, 2023

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners approved an environmental ordinance at its Thursday, March 9 meeting. The Port law includes requiring tenants that operate cargo-handling equipment (CHE) to create a plan for converting CHE to zero-emissions…

Logistics News

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

Porto Chibatão Installs Four Harbor Cranes

Floating Production – A Growing Segment in Transition

Floating Production – A Growing Segment in Transition

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