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Port Houston Proposes Import Dwell Fee

Nov 14, 2022

Port Houston has proposed a new import dwell fee to reduce container dwell time in port amid surging cargo volumes.In a recent report to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, Executive Director Roger Guenther stated that Port…

Crude Exports Lift Port of Corpus Christi to Q3 Tonnage Record

Nov 11, 2022

The Port of Corpus Christi reports it set another tonnage record in the third quarter of 2022, driven in large part by record exports of crude oil.The new quarterly tonnage record of 48.3 million tons surpassed the previous tonnage record set in the second quarter of 2022 of 46…

Ports of Singapore and LA, Long Beach to Establish a Green and Digital Shipping Corridor

Nov 08, 2022

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), Port of Los Angeles, Port of Long Beach and C40 Cities have begun discussions to establish a green and digital shipping corridor between Singapore and the San Pedro Bay port complex. The corridor…

Busan, Pacific Northwest Seaports Partner on Decarbonization

Nov 07, 2022

The Northwest Seaport Alliance announced its newest decarbonization effort as part of the Green Shipping Challenge at the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP 27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change held in the Egyptian city of Sharm el-Sheikh…

Port Canaveral Orders Liebherr Mobile Harbor Crane

Nov 02, 2022

Port Canaveral has signed an agreement with the Liebherr Group to acquire another mobile harbor crane from the company to support the Port’s growing cargo operations. The 320-foot-tall Liebherr LMH 600 is the second mobile harbor crane to be…

Trucker Blockades in Brazil Could Hit Ag Exports

Oct 31, 2022

Roadblocks in at least 12 Brazilian states by truckers who support outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro could affect agricultural exports in one of the world's top food producers, according to the head of a key state farm lobby.Bolsonaro lost Sunday's…

AAPA Elects Strawbridge as Next Board Chairman

Oct 31, 2022

Trade group the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) elected a new Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sean Strawbridge of the Port of Corpus Christi, last week during its 111th Annual Convention and Expo in Orlando, Fla. Outgoing…

Port of Charleston Adding Near-dock Rail

Oct 31, 2022

South Carolina Ports will soon have near-dock rail and an inner-harbor barge operation to ensure fluidity and capacity for the Southeast supply chain.SC Ports officials and elected officials recently gathered in North Charleston to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Navy Base Intermodal Facility…

Port of New Orleans Updates Design for New Container Terminal

Oct 31, 2022

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) announced progress on the Louisiana International Terminal in St. Bernard Parish, including investments in sustainability, updates on transportation infrastructure, and a new terminal design that directly addresses early community input on traffic…

DOT Announces $703M in Port Funding; 41 Projects in 22 States

Oct 28, 2022

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced more than $703 million to fund 41 projects in 22 states and one territory that designed to help improve port facilities through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program…

Crowley, Humboldt Bay to Develop and Operate California Wind Terminal

Oct 27, 2022

Crowley signed an agreement on Thursday with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California’s first hub for offshore wind energy installations.  Through Crowley’s Wind Services group…

Crowley Tugs to Use Shore Power at Port of Lake Charles

Oct 27, 2022

Crowley said its Ocean Class tugboats are now equipped to connect to shore power at the Port of Lake Charles in Louisiana.Shore power infrastructure from Entergy Services, Inc. will allow Crowley's vessels to connect to electricity when not in service instead of running on diesel-fueled generators…

Trinidad Designing LNG Hub to Feed the Caribbean

Oct 27, 2022

Trinidad and Tobago's state-owned gas company has started work on designing a small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub that could help the Caribbean move away from oil-based power generation, the firm told Reuters.Trinidad is Latin America's largest LNG exporter and the project…

Retrofitted Electric Cranes Go to Work at the Port of Long Beach

Oct 25, 2022

Longshore workers are using nine electric cranes to stack containers at one of the Port of Long Beach’s busiest terminals in a large-scale demonstration project as the Port and its partners pursue a goal of a zero-emissions cargo handling fleet by 2030…

Air Quality Monitors Installed in Greater Victoria Harbor

Oct 13, 2022

The Greater Victoria Harbor Authority (GVHA) said it is employing air quality monitors to measure dust, dirt, soot and other pollutants from motorized vehicles or vessels.Six PurpleAir Air Quality Monitors are located at the cruise terminal…

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Container Vessel Bunkered with Methanol During Cargo Operations

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Cyprus Scraps $1.3 Billion Port Concession

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Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

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