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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…

Panama Canal Expects Cargo Slowdown

Mar 08, 2023

The amount of cargo passing through the Panama Canal is expected to shrink this fiscal year, the canal’s top authority said on Wednesday, with experts warning lower volumes could hurt Panama’s economy.Canal Administrator Ricaurte Vasquez said…

Ports of Indiana Invests to Expand Following 6% Cargo Growth in 2022

Mar 06, 2023

Ports of Indiana announced more than $20 million in expansion and maintenance projects have been approved following several years of cargo growth.Ports of Indiana, which includes Jeffersonville, Burns Harbor and Mount Vernon, handled 11.9 million tons of cargo in 2022…

DP World Invests $35 Million in Port of Santos

Mar 03, 2023

DP World announced it will invest $35 million in 2023 to expand and modernize its facilities on the left bank of Brazil’s Port of Santos.With the investment, the company plans to increase annual movement capacity from 1.2 million TEUs to 1.4 million TEUs and expand the size of the quay from 1…

Los Angeles, Gothenburg Ports Partner

Mar 03, 2023

The Port of Los Angeles and Port of Gothenburg are teaming up to jointly tackle initiatives aimed at improving infrastructure, efficiency and environmental performance. Officials from both ports met in Los Angeles this week to sign memorandum…

Prince Rupert Port's Ridley Island Project Passes Federal Environmental Review

Mar 02, 2023

The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) announced that the Ridley Island Export Logistics Project (RIELP) has received its final determination of the federal environmental effects evaluation review.The project is part of the Port of Prince Rupert’s…

US Funds Port Digitalization in Honduras

Mar 01, 2023

The United States is providing funds to help Honduras digitalize its two largest ports, Puerto Cortés and Puerto San Lorenzo.The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) said it has awarded a technical assistance grant to the Honduran Maritime Chamber of Commerce for the project…

Svitzer Expands Into Brazil's Port of Salvador

Mar 01, 2023

A.P. Moller-Maersk's towage arm Svitzer announced it has expanded its presence in Brazil to provide operations and services at the Port of Salvador, including Aratu Port Complexes.Svitzer said it will deploy two 'modern and high-powered' tugs…

Port of Corpus Christi to Lead Merged Hydrogen Hub Projects

Mar 01, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Clean Energy Demonstration has encouraged both the Port of Corpus Christi Horizons Clean Hydrogen Hub (HCH2) and Trans Permian (Trans Permian) H2Hub to submit full applications through the DOE Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs Program…

Wilson Sons Taps ABB for Port Efficiency Tools

Feb 28, 2023

Wilson Sons selected ABB’s Optical Character Recognition (OCR) system for ship-to-shore (STS) gantry cranes at Rio Grande container terminal, including the QuayPro module to digitalize container stowage confirmation processes. The company has…

Carter Sworn In as Milwaukee Port Director

Feb 27, 2023

The City of Milwaukee’s new Municipal Port Director officially took office on Thursday during a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. Mayor Cavalier Johnson appointed Jackie Q. Carter in January, and the Milwaukee Common Council confirmed her appointment earlier in February…

US Retailers' Ocean Shipping Price Woes Ending as New Delays Threaten

Feb 27, 2023

Collapsing ocean shipping rates are not all good news for U.S. retailers, who paid as much as $20,000 to move a container of goods during the worst pandemic disruptions, as they now are bracing for delays due to plummeting demand.Carriers like…

ACBL Names Gard SVP of Its New Interchange & Logistics Business

Feb 23, 2023

U.S. inland marine transportation and logistics solutions company American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) announce it has hired Joel Gard as senior vice president of its newly established Interchange & Logistics business unit.With the associated realignment…

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