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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…

US Container Freight is Shrinking

Nov 16, 2022

Container freight volumes at the largest U.S. ports were down 3.8% in September compared with the same month a year earlier, confirming the slackening of merchandise trade and downturn in the business cycle.The ports of New York-New Jersey, Los Angeles…

Stolt Tankers Partners with Stolthaven Terminals to Treat Wastewater On Shore

Nov 16, 2022

Stolt Tankers and Stolthaven Terminals have partnered to remove and sustainably treat wastewater from ships docked in Houston.In June 2021 the two divisions began a pilot program to identify and balance the challenges, costs and benefits of…

Freeport LNG Restart Delay Causes Vessels to Seek Other Ports

Nov 16, 2022

A few liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels have turned away from the Freeport LNG export plant in Texas over the past few days on expectations the plant's restart will be delayed until December or later, according to ship tracking data from Refinitiv…

Port of Los Angeles October Imports Tumble

Nov 15, 2022

October volume at the busiest U.S. seaport fell to its lowest level since 2009 as shippers sent cargo to alternate trade gateways to avoid potential disruptions from ongoing West Coast port labor talks, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka said on Tuesday…

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