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Port of Oakland Debuts Zero-emissions Top Picks

Dec 23, 2022

Two, all-electric top picks are operating at the Port of Oakland as part of a demonstration project to create a zero-emissions seaport.  The Oakland Seaport has joined a select group of seaports to operate the green technology equipment. Only a handful of these innovative…

Brazil Will Halt Santos Port Privatization

Dec 22, 2022

Brazil's government will not proceed with the privatization of the port of Santos, the largest in Latin America, the incoming minister of ports and airports was quoted as saying on Thursday by a Brazilian newspaper.Marcio Franca, tapped to head…

Port in Bahamas Orders Konecranes Mobile Harbor Crane

Dec 22, 2022

Nassau Container Port (NCP) has ordered an eco-efficient Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane for container handling at its terminal at Arawak Cay, Nassau, Bahamas. The order was booked in November 2022 and the crane will be delivered in July 2023…

Port of Rotterdam to Allow Mixed Berthing

Dec 20, 2022

The Port of Rotterdam said it will allow mixed berthing from the second week of January, opening up about 50 mixed berths for inland vessels carrying hazardous cargo.The move, which will allow so-called cone ships (named after the 1 or 2 blue…

Africa’s Ports Race Creates Pathways for Plunder

Dec 19, 2022

Ports have long been integral to Africa’s connectivity with the rest of the world. Yet over the last 15 years, a new stage in maritime infrastructure planning and development has begun. Between 2004 and 2019, over US$50 billion was spent on…

Port of Baltimore Receives Top Coast Guard Security Assessment

Dec 16, 2022

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore announced it received a top U.S. Coast Guard security assessment this week for its state-owned, public marine terminals.The Coast Guard’s annual inspection of facilities included a detailed review of…

Cargo Volume Slide Continues at Port of Los Angeles

Dec 15, 2022

Cargo volumes were down in November at the Port of Los Angeles, marking another month of declines at what was once the United States' busiest seaport. The port said in its cargo update briefing this week that it handled 639,344 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in November…

Ukraine Grain Deal Unlikely to Include New Ports in Near Term

Dec 15, 2022

United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said on Thursday it was unlikely the Black Sea grain deal would be expanded in the near term to include more Ukrainian ports or reduce inspection times.Kyiv has called for an expansion of the deal with…

Kruse Elected Manatee County Port Authority Chairman

Dec 15, 2022

Manatee County Commissioner George Kruse has been elected chairman of the Manatee County Port Authority.“I’m excited to apply my business experience to leading SeaPort Manatee in realizing its fullest potential as a key force in Manatee County’s economic prosperity…

Got Propane?

Dec 15, 2022

As the maritime industry mulls the ‘fuel of the future,’ a strong and growing case can be made for propane based on availability, cost and ease of use compared to competitive fuels.Darren Monzingo, president of FARO Industrial and VP of Engineering for GEM Marine…

SC Ports Investing in Capacity

Dec 15, 2022

South Carolina Ports is investing in freight infrastructure to support port-dependent businesses throughout the Southeast and beyond. In the past few months, work has either wrapped or commenced on several of SC Ports’ long-planned infrastructure…

Shipping Down 11% at Port of Green Bay

Dec 14, 2022

More than 146,000 tons of cargo moved through the Port of Green Bay in November, bringing the year-to-date shipping total to more than 1.6 million tons. With the shipping season expected to conclude in mid-January, year-to-date shipping is down about 11% from this time last year…

Boston's Flynn Cruiseport Reports 'Strong Rebound'

Dec 14, 2022

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) reports it saw business bounce back at Flynn Cruiseport Boston this year with 310,767 passengers and 128 cruise ships this season, including 56 homeport vessels and 72 port of calls.The Cruiseport…

AD Ports Group Inks Deal with Kyrgyz Republic

Dec 14, 2022

AD Ports Group signed two agreements with the Government of Kyrgyzstan to promote trade and strengthen economic ties with the Central Asian nation.Under the first agreement, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce has entered negotiations with AD Ports Group to secure more than 300…

AD Ports Inks Deal to Develop and Operate Ports on Sudan

Dec 13, 2022

A consortium led by AD Ports Group and Invictus Investment has signed a Heads of Terms agreement with the Government of the Republic of Sudan that provides them with the right to develop, manage, and operate port and economic zone assets in Sudan…

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