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Gas Starts to Flow to Freeport LNG Export Plant in Texas

Dec 20, 2022

Freeport LNG’s long-shut liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Texas was on track to receive natural gas on Tuesday, according to data from Refinitiv, a possible sign the plant might meet the company’s projected end-of-the-year return date…

Kruse Elected Manatee County Port Authority Chairman

Dec 15, 2022

Manatee County Commissioner George Kruse has been elected chairman of the Manatee County Port Authority.“I’m excited to apply my business experience to leading SeaPort Manatee in realizing its fullest potential as a key force in Manatee County’s economic prosperity…

SC Ports Investing in Capacity

Dec 15, 2022

South Carolina Ports is investing in freight infrastructure to support port-dependent businesses throughout the Southeast and beyond. In the past few months, work has either wrapped or commenced on several of SC Ports’ long-planned infrastructure…

Shipping Down 11% at Port of Green Bay

Dec 14, 2022

More than 146,000 tons of cargo moved through the Port of Green Bay in November, bringing the year-to-date shipping total to more than 1.6 million tons. With the shipping season expected to conclude in mid-January, year-to-date shipping is down about 11% from this time last year…

Carrix Names Uffe Ostergaard CEO

Dec 14, 2022

Carrix, Inc., the Seattle-based parent company of SSA Marine, Inc., Tideworks Technology, Rail Management Services and other subsidiaries, announced Uffe Ostergaard will be appointed as Chief Executive Officer effective March 2023. The company’s current Chief Executive Officer…

Louisiana Announces $1.8 Billion Port Expansion Project

Dec 12, 2022

A public-private partnership between the state of Louisiana, the Port of New Orleans and two global maritime industry leaders will build a $1.8 billion container facility on the Lower Mississippi River, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced.The new Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) in St…

Port Newark Container Terminal Commits to Propane

Dec 12, 2022

Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) will use propane equipment to reduce emissions at its location in Newark, N.J., the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) announced.After seeing initial success with a prototype propane-powered port tractor…

National Waterways Foundation Elects Trustees and Officers

Dec 09, 2022

At its meeting held November 6 in Paducah, Ky., the National Waterways Foundation (NWF) has re-elected the following Trustees:Cherrie Felder, Channel Shipyard CompaniesPeter H. Stephaich, Campbell Transportation CompanyH. Merritt Lane, Canal Barge CompanyClark Todd…

CMA CGM to Buy New York, New Jersey Terminals from Canada's GCT

Dec 07, 2022

CMA CGM, one of the world's largest container shipping lines, said on Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire two container terminals at the port of New York and New Jersey from Global Container Terminals (GCT), which will extend its presence in a crucial hub for trade…

Vessel Seeks Other Port After Texas Freeport LNG Delay

Dec 06, 2022

At least one liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel gave up on Freeport LNG's export plant in Texas after the company last week delayed its planned restart to the end of December, ship tracking data from Refinitiv showed.Some analysts have said they do not expect Freeport to return until January…

Charleston has Deepest Harbor on US East Coast

Dec 05, 2022

Charleston Harbor is now the deepest harbor on the East Coast at 52 feet.At 52 feet, the biggest ships calling the East Coast can access South Carolina Ports’ terminals any time, any tide. Ships filled with record imports and heavy exports can…

Freeport Pushes Texas LNG Export Plant Restart to Year End

Dec 02, 2022

Freeport LNG on Friday again delayed the restart of the second-biggest U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility, pushing start-up plans for its Texas plant to the end of the year, pending regulatory approval.In November, the company…

Access to Brazil's Paranagua Port Blocked by Landslides

Nov 30, 2022

Brazil's Paranagua port authority said on Tuesday that landslides caused by heavy rainfall blocked road and rail access to the port, the second busiest for grain exports in the country.In a statement, the authority said other port operations…

Port Houston Container Volume Grows by Double Digits in 2022

Nov 22, 2022

The Port of Houston has seen significant cargo volume growth in 2022.In October, container volumes at Port Houston once again grew by double digits, continuing the trend seen throughout 2022. A total of 371,994 TEUs were handled during the month…

Levesque Named President of CMA CGM America

Nov 16, 2022

French shipping group CMA CGM on Thursday announced it has appointed Peter Levesque to take over as president of CMA CGM America and American President Lines (APL) upon Ed Aldridge's retirement on December 6.Levesque is an international global…

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GPA invests in rail connections, terminal capacity

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Vessel to Complete Mexico's First Floating LNG Plant Sets Sail

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Management Change at German Dry Bulk Shipper

Erma First gets AIP for Onboard Carbon Capture System

Erma First gets AIP for Onboard Carbon Capture System

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