10 consecutive months of growth in Savannah

The Port of Savannah handled 478,620 TEUs in May, an increase of 41.9% compared to last year. It was the second busiest month in the port’s history, and the 10th consecutive month of positive year-over-year growth.Port officials said the facilities saw a fast recovery from the global economic downturn of 2020.“Last year, at this time, we were uncertain of the road ahead and expecting a double-digit loss in business,” said ... [+]

Panama Canal expands Neopanamax Locks

Ahead of the fifth anniversary of its expansion, the Panama Canal has increased the maximum allowable length for vessels transiting the Neopanamax Locks. Since May 21, the maximum length overall (LOA) for commercial and non-commercial vessels acceptable for regular transits of the Neopanamax Locks is ... [+]

Port Houston Records Best May Ever

Port Houston continues to make waves with another month of double-digit container cargo increases through the Houston Ship Channel and its best May ever for container TEUs.TEUs in May showed a 30% increase, with 288,127 TEUs compared to last year’s 222,250 TEUs for the same ... [+]

Port of Montreal sets course for innovative new green energy solutions

In response to the global movement to decarbonize the transportation industry, and consistent with its leadership in environmental issues, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) continues to evolve towards clean energy, notably green hydrogen, ethanol and methanol. On June 10, it signed a cooperation and development ... [+]

May Holds Record Volume & Record-Setting Vessel for POV

The Port of Virginia® in May set a new record for monthly TEU volume handled nearly 315,000 units and in doing so surpassing the previous record by nearly 30,000 units.Contributing to the month’s volume was the CMA CGM Marco Polo, which at 16,000-plus TEUs is ... [+]

Port of Baltimore to offer COVID-19 vaccines

The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) are partnering to conduct clinics twice weekly beginning June 15, to offer the single dose Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to visiting crew members on ships calling the Helen Delich ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Achieves Record Month

The Port of Long Beach continued its unprecedented streak of single-month records in May by moving more than 900,000 cargo containers for the first time in its 110-year history. Dockworkers and terminal operators processed 907,216 twenty-foot equivalent units in May and broke the previous "best ... [+]

U.S. Department of Commerce awards $1.6 million

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Agency announced a $1.6 million grant to The Water Institute of the Gulf for the development of a Lower Mississippi River SmartPort & Resilience Center (SmartPort). This federal award adds to $1.4 million in matching funding from the ... [+]

HAROPA PORT creates major river and sea port

The Ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris, or HAROPA Port, recently announced the creation of a major river and sea port complex and the outcome of a call for logistics projects initiated for the port of Gennevilliers ( French département 92). Goodman has been ... [+]

Port of LA adopts $1.7B FY 2021/22 budget

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.7 billion FY 2021/22 annual budget for the Port of Los Angeles. The approval comes on the heels of record cargo volumes during FY 2020/21, which Port officials credit to a rapid recovery in global ... [+]