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Port of Galveston to Co-pilot Shore Power Project

Oct 12, 2023

Galveston Wharves has been awarded a $1 million grant for a shore-power pilot project in partnership with Texas A&M University at Galveston to reduce emissions from cargo shipping operations.Funded by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)…

Port of Oakland appoints its first woman Director of Engineering

Oct 12, 2023

c Sánchez joined the port in February as an engineering project manager. She is the first woman and first Latina to serve in this leadership position at the port.  Sánchez spent over a decade at BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), where she served in various positions…

Inland Waterways: US Making Progress on Infrastructure

Oct 12, 2023

The United States’ vast network of navigable inland rivers is vital to the nation’s economy, serving as an aquatic superhighway for the efficient shipment of critical commodities like agricultural goods, energy products, building materials and industrial chemicals to destinations within the U…

Vessels Run Aground in the Rivers of the Drought-hit Amazon Region

Oct 11, 2023

A barge carrying three trucks and 2,000 empty cooking gas cylinders lies stranded on the vast sand banks of a diminished Rio Negro river after running aground last month, highlighting the plight of river transport in the Amazon region hit by severe drought…

New Soda Ash Shipping Facility to be Built in Vancouver, US

Oct 11, 2023

Belgian multinational chemical company Solvay and Vancouver Bulk Terminal are teaming up for the redevelopment of Terminal 2, Berth 7 at the Port of Vancouver USA, in Washington state.Reconstruction is set to begin in 2024 and expected to be completed by early 2026…

Amazon Drought Chokes River Traffic, Threatens Exports

Oct 10, 2023

A severe drought choking major rivers in the Amazon rainforest has disrupted ship traffic near the region's biggest city and pushed up costs for northern shipping routes, raising risks for corn exports in coming months.The unusual heat and dryness…

Port of Brownsville Receives $11.5 Million Infrastructure Grant

Oct 09, 2023

The Port of Brownsville’s Cargo Dock 3 reconstruction project has secured an $11.5 million grant under the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) new Maritime Infrastructure Program.On September 28, the Texas Transportation Commission…

Seaspan and AES to Partner on LNG Bunkering in Panama

Oct 09, 2023

Seaspan has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with global energy company AES in collaboration mainly aimed at providing liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering services to shipping vessels crossing the Panama Canal, as well as exploring…

Konecranes to Supply 8 RTG Cranes for New Terminal in Colombia

Oct 03, 2023

Konecranes announced it has won eight rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes order for a new container terminal in Colombia.The eight RTG cranes will be delivered to a new container terminal at Puerto Antioquia, Colombia, that will provide new export…

Port of Oakland Publishes Draft EIR for Proposed Turning Basin Project

Oct 03, 2023

The proposed Oakland Harbor Turning Basins Widening Navigation Project has reached another important milestone with the release of a Draft Environmental Impact Report (Draft EIR).The Port of Oakland will host three public meetings during the…

Big Money Needed to Develop US Offshore Wind Ports

Oct 02, 2023

Much has been written about potential bottlenecks in store for various parts of the U.S. offshore wind industry, from vessels to monopiles. A new report published by the Business Network for Offshore Wind (BNOW) outlines the need for significant…

Mississippi River Near Historic Lows, Grain Exports at Risk

Sep 29, 2023

A key stretch of the lower Mississippi River dropped this week to within inches of its lowest-ever level and is expected to remain near historic lows just as the busiest U.S. grain export season gets underway, according to the National Weather Service…

Joint Venture to Develop First LNG Ship Bunkering Hub in US Gulf

Sep 28, 2023

A joint venture is developing the first dedicated liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering facility for ships in the U.S. Gulf amid efforts by the maritime industry to find cleaner fuel solutions, executives said on Thursday.Shipping, which accounts…

Inland Dredging Co Awarded Brownsville Dredging Job

Sep 26, 2023

Dyersburg, Tenn. based Inland Dredging Co. has been awarded a contract from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Galveston District for channel pipeline dredging in Brownsville, Texas.The company beat out three other bidders to secure the $10,433,550 firm-fixed-price contract…

LA, Long Beach and Shanghai Ports Plan Green Shipping Corridor

Sep 26, 2023

The creation of the first-ever green shipping corridor across the Pacific is taking shape. A voluntary partnership of maritime stakeholders, including the Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Shanghai, some of the world's largest carriers, and…

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