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US Appeals Court Scraps Sempra's Port Arthur LNG Emissions Permit

Nov 15, 2023

A U.S. court has removed an emissions permit for Sempra's Port Arthur LNG export terminal in Texas, potentially halting construction of the facility.In its decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Tuesday found that the Texas…

In Brazil's Amazon, Cargill Grains Ports Meet Local Resistance

Nov 06, 2023

For centuries, riverside communities, including the 'quilombola' descendants of enslaved Africans who escaped from plantations and ranches, have shared Xingu Island in Brazil's Amazon Basin.Its inhabitants live in brightly painted wooden houses…

Tampa Port Services Acquires Yara’s Tampa Ammonia Terminal

Nov 06, 2023

On October 18, 2023, Yara North America, Inc. transferred the operations of its Tampa Ammonia Terminal to Tampa Port Services, LLC (TPS).As a part of the terminal transfer, TPS purchased all of Yara’s operating assets at the terminal.The terminal…

US October LNG Exports Climb to Second Highest Level on Record

Nov 01, 2023

U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers ramped up exports in October, to 7.92 million metric tons, according to data provider LSEG, the second-highest monthly level on record.Exports were just shy of the record 8.01 million metric tons in April this year…

Panama Canal to Slash Booking Slots Due to Drought

Oct 31, 2023

Daily ship crossings on the Panama Canal, one of the world's main maritime trade routes, will be further reduced over the coming months due to a severe drought, the authorities managing the canal said late on Monday.Booking slots will be cut to 25 per day between November 3 to November 6…

Fire-hit Paranagua Port Berth to Resume Ops Nov. 4

Oct 31, 2023

Shipping agent Cargonave said on Tuesday Berth 201 on the West Corridor of Brazil's port of Paranagua would tentatively resume operations on Saturday, according to a note to clients based on information it said it received from the local port authority…

St. Lawrence Seaway Reopens Following Tentative Deal to End Strike

Oct 30, 2023

The union representing St. Lawrence Seaway workers in eastern Canada said it reached a tentative labor agreement on Sunday, ending a week-long strike that shut down a key North American trade route linked to the Atlantic Ocean.The Unifor union…

Crowley to Launch LNG Bunkering at Panama Canal's Pacific Side

Oct 24, 2023

Shipping and energy logistics company Crowley said Tuesday it is proceeding with plans to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering services on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal, under the first permit issued by the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP) for the provision of such services…

LNG Bunker Barge Clean Everglades Christened

Oct 24, 2023

Sturgeon Bay, Wis. shipbuilder Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS) held a christening ceremony for recently constructed liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker barge Clean Everglades.The vessel is the sister ship to the LNG barge, Clean Canaveral…

Canada's Seaway Strike Impacts 115 Vessels in Great Lakes Route

Oct 23, 2023

A strike in Canada's St. Lawrence Seaway entered its second day on Monday after workers walked off over a wage dispute, shutting down an important maritime trade route linking the Great Lakes to Montreal port and impacting about 115 vessels…

Private Investment Needed to Scale Up Low-carbon Hydrogen Power - Wood Mackenzie

Oct 19, 2023

Considerable private investment is required to scale up the low-carbon hydrogen economy in the United States by 2030, a report by consultancy Wood Mackenzie said on Tuesday, adding that the $7 billion allotted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) to regional hubs was a significant step…

It's Crunch Time for Brazilian Ports

Oct 19, 2023

Brazil’s commodities export hubs are strained with record volumes of soy, corn and sugar to be moved at a time of the year when rains start to increase in southern ports, according to traders, analysts and shipping data.Exporters are reporting…

Mississippi River Lowered Near Minneapolis for Dam Maintenance

Oct 19, 2023

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, have lowered the Mississippi River water elevations between Lower St. Anthony Falls and Lock and Dam 1, both in Minneapolis, from October 13…

Securing Federal Grant Resources for US Ports

Oct 16, 2023

Like many ports, the Alaskan Port of Homer faces aging infrastructure and capital needs well beyond the local funding capacity. The port is a key link in the supply chain for 47 remote, rural, disadvantaged or Alaska Native communities served by Homer…

Amazon River Port Water Levels Drop to 121-year Record Low

Oct 16, 2023

The water level at a major river port in Brazil's Amazon rainforest hit its lowest point in at least 121 years on Monday, as a historic drought upends the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and damages the jungle ecosystem.Rapidly drying…

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