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US Judge Orders Norwegian Cruise Line to Pay $110 Million for Use of Cuba Port

Jan 01, 2023

Norwegian Cruise Line must pay $110 million in damages for use of a port that Cuba's government confiscated in 1960, a U.S. judge ruled on Friday, a milestone for Cuban-Americans seeking compensation for Cold-War era asset seizures.The decision by U…

Port of Oakland Box Volumes Slide in November

Dec 29, 2022

Container volumes through the Port of Oakland dropped in the month of November as both full imports and full exports fell compared to November 2021 and October 2022 volumes.Total loaded container volume declined 15% in contrast to November 2021…

New Lock at the Soo Reauthorized in WRDA 2022 at $3.219 Billion

Dec 29, 2022

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District New Lock at the Soo Project in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan is reauthorized in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2022 on Dec 23, 2022. The project reauthorization amount is $3.219 billion…

Port of New York and New Jersey Remains US' Top Container Port

Dec 28, 2022

The Port of New York and New Jersey has held onto the title as the United States’ busiest container port for a fourth consecutive month.In recent months, U.S. East Coast ports have reported elevated container volumes as trade diverts from the U…

ONE Acquires Stakes in Three California Box Terminals

Dec 28, 2022

Japanese container shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced it has acquired controlling stakes in three California container terminals amid a push by many of the world's largest global shipping lines to expand their presence in the port infrastructure component of the logistics chain…

Callan Marine Wins Contract to Dredge Houston Ship Channel

Dec 27, 2022

Galveston, Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for pipeline deep-draft dredging of the Houston Ship Channel.Callan beat our four other bidders for the project to win the $13…

Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal Set for Upgrades

Dec 27, 2022

The Georgia Ports Authority Board has approved a plan to renovate and realign the docks at the Port of Savannah’s Ocean Terminal to better accommodate its expanding container operation.“For nearly 40 years, Ocean Terminal has been handling a mix of container ships and breakbulk vessels…

Port of Corpus Christi Gets $157.3 Million for Channel Improvement Project

Dec 27, 2022

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, approved by Congress in December 2022, includes project closeout funding of $157.3 million for the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)…

Galveston Mulls Adding Fourth Cruise Terminal

Dec 27, 2022

The Galveston Wharves and cruise company MSC Cruises are negotiating the development of a fourth cruise terminal at the Port of Galveston. The entities signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) on December 7 outlining parameters…

Port of Oakland Debuts Zero-emissions Top Picks

Dec 23, 2022

Two, all-electric top picks are operating at the Port of Oakland as part of a demonstration project to create a zero-emissions seaport.  The Oakland Seaport has joined a select group of seaports to operate the green technology equipment. Only a handful of these innovative…

Brazil Will Halt Santos Port Privatization

Dec 22, 2022

Brazil's government will not proceed with the privatization of the port of Santos, the largest in Latin America, the incoming minister of ports and airports was quoted as saying on Thursday by a Brazilian newspaper.Marcio Franca, tapped to head…

Port in Bahamas Orders Konecranes Mobile Harbor Crane

Dec 22, 2022

Nassau Container Port (NCP) has ordered an eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane for container handling at its terminal at Arawak Cay, Nassau, Bahamas. The order was booked in November 2022 and the crane will be delivered in July 2023…

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…

Logistics News

CMA CGM Caps Logistics Push with $5 Billion Bollore Deal

CMA CGM Caps Logistics Push with $5 Billion Bollore Deal

Jozwiak Joins GLO Marine as Green Transition Lead

Jozwiak Joins GLO Marine as Green Transition Lead

Germany Opens Remote-Controlled Center for Inland Shipping

Germany Opens Remote-Controlled Center for Inland Shipping

Tanker Backlog Grows in Venezuela as PDVSA Struggles to Deliver Oil

Tanker Backlog Grows in Venezuela as PDVSA Struggles to Deliver Oil

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