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Carrix Integrates Ceres Terminals into SSA Marine

Jan 16, 2024

Marine terminal operator Carrix on Tuesday announced the rebranding of Ceres Terminals as SSA Marine, following Carrix’s acquisition of the company.The acquisition, originally announced in September 2023, expands SSA Marine’s global footprint…

US Trade Deficit Shrinks on Falling Imports

Jan 09, 2024

The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in November as imports of consumer goods fell to a one-year low amid slowing domestic demand, a trend that, if it persists in December, could result in trade having no impact on economic growth in the fourth quarter…

Port of Sudeste to Deploy RightShip's Maritime Emissions Portal

Jan 09, 2024

RightShip announced a partnership with Port of Sudeste, located in Itaguai, Rio de Janeiro, to start utilizing RightShip’s Maritime Emissions Portal (MEP) for the first time in the Latin American region.MEP is a digital solution that combines…

Containership Fire Kills Two in Port Houston

Jan 09, 2024

Two crewmembers were killed and another badly injured after a fire broke out on a containership in Port Houston.Port Houston Fire Department responded during the early morning hours on Monday to a report of a fire onboard the Panamanian-registered…

New App Launched to Improve Operations at Port of Oakland

Jan 08, 2024

A new app is helping to make the movement of goods more efficient at the Port of Oakland in California.Since 2020, Parsons Corporation has worked closely with the Alameda County Transportation Commission (CTC), Port staff, the City of Oakland…

MARAD and AAPA Working to Identify US Port Cargo Handling Needs

Jan 07, 2024

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) announced they are surveying port authorities and marine terminal operators to identify national port cargo handling needs over the next five to 10 years…

Jonathan Daniels to Lead Port of Baltimore

Jan 03, 2024

Maryland Transportation Secretary Paul J. Wiedefeld has announced Jonathan Daniels as the new executive director of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Port Administration. Daniels comes to Maryland after serving as chief executive…

US Was Top LNG Exporter in 2023 as Hit Record Levels

Jan 02, 2024

U.S. liquefied natural gas exports hit monthly and annual record highs in December, tanker tracking data showed, with analysts saying it positioned the United States to leapfrog Qatar and Australia to become the largest exporter of LNG in 2023…

Great Lakes Bags $173.7 Million in New Dredging Contracts

Dec 28, 2023

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation on Thursday announced the receipt of five dredging contracts totaling $173.7 million. The projects are in Texas, New Jersey, Florida and Louisiana.The Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel Improvement Project-Phase 1 (Capital…

Panama Canal Reports No Traffic Increase Amid Red Sea Attacks

Dec 21, 2023

The Panama Canal Authority said on Thursday it has not seen a notable traffic increase due to the situation in the Red Sea, where attacks by Yemen's Houthi group are forcing vessels to divert or switch their transponders off.The hostilities…

$73.77 Million Grant a Boost for Port NOLA & Inland Waterway Shipping

Dec 20, 2023

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) will receive $73.77 million from the federal government to assist in building the Louisiana International Terminal (LIT) project, which will provide a gateway for cargo movement on U.S. inland waterways including the Mississippi River…

Record Output, Tax Dodge Pushes Up Crude Exports from US Gulf Coast

Dec 18, 2023

Oil is flooding out of Texas in the final weeks of 2023, as traders find outlets abroad for record U.S. production and dodge a hefty year-end tax bill on their inventories.U.S. crude exports, nearly all of which leave from the U.S. Gulf coast…

DiCosimo to Chair Greater Houston Port Bureau

Dec 14, 2023

The Greater Houston Port Bureau Board of Directors announced Vincent DiCosimo, vice president of government affairs at Targa Resources, will assume the position of the chairman of the board on January 1, 2024. DiCosimo has served as first vice…

Belgian and Houston Partners Ink Energy Transition MOU

Dec 13, 2023

Three Belgian and three Houston-based partners have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to boost transatlantic cooperation on the green transition.The Center for Houston’s Future, Waterstofnet, Port Houston, the Port of Antwerp-Bruges…

Konecranes Delivers Cranes and Forklifts to Brazil's Port of Santos

Dec 13, 2023

Konecranes delivered seven forklifts and two gantry cranes to Eldorado Brasil’s new cellulose terminal in Port of Santos in Q3 2023, completing an order that also involved joint planning and consulting on the layout of the terminal to ensure…

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