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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…

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…

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Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Port of Los Angeles Issues Draft RFP for New Cruise Terminal

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Port of Corpus Christi Awarded Grants to Study Carbon Storage

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Analysis: Container Shipping and Falling U.S. Retail Sales

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

Western Tankers Ramp Up Russian Oil Shipments

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