FDOT awards JAXPORT additional funding for harbor deepening

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has awarded JAXPORT an additional $35.3 million in funding for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project. The funding will be used toward exercising the second phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract B, which will deepen the project’s next 2.5 miles. To date, the state of Florida has contributed nearly $71.5 million toward harbor deepening. That funding, combined with significant financial support from the ... [+]

Port Manatee, Kinder Morgan ink terminal lease extension

Port Manatee and longtime stevedoring tenant Kinder Morgan Port Manatee Terminal LLC have extended their lease agreement through August 2023, with options to continue cargo operations at a 5-acre waterfront site for as many as 18 additional years. The agreement, approved on Sept. 19 by the ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Achieves ISO 14001 Certification for 12th Consecutive Year

The Port of Corpus Christi will receive ISO 14001 recertification, following an exemplary external audit of environmental performance. The third-party auditor identified zero non-conformances and lauded the Port of Corpus Christi as a model of across-the-board employee engagement with environmental management. From committing to collectively minimize ... [+]

Port of Oakland refrigerated exports jump 20 percent in past year

Refrigerated export volume has grown 20% here in the past year, the Port of Oakland. The increase could indicate that the Port’s strategic bet on temperature-controlled cargo is paying off. The Port said it handled 119,756 TEUs of refrigerated exports from August 2018 through July 2019. ... [+]

Port of Oakland retired boss Chris Lytle gets lifetime honor

Port of Oakland retired Executive Director Chris Lytle received one of the shipping industry’s top honors. The Containerization and Intermodal Institute presented him its Lifetime Achievement Award for a 53-year maritime career. The recognition came during the Institute’s annual Connie Awards banquet. Mr. Lytle, 73, stepped ... [+]

Port Tracking for Record 2019; Calendar Year-to-Date Cargo Increases Nearly 5%

The Port of Virginia® is on pace to another record-setting calendar year as cargo volumes through August are up nearly 95,000 TEUs, an increase of 5 percent when compared with the same period last year. The strong volumes through the first two-thirds of the year are ... [+]

Eagle Ford Terminals Joint Venture Receives First Vessel at New Dock

Eagle Ford Terminals Corpus Christi LLC, a joint venture between Plains All American Pipeline and Enterprise Products Partners L.P., received its first vessel at its new dock on the Corpus Christi Ship Channel on September 10. “The commissioning of our terminal in Corpus Christi is an ... [+]

GPA Ports draw $5B investment, 12K jobs to Georgia

The Georgia Ports Authority plans to double capacity at Garden City Terminal to 11 million twenty-foot equivalent container units per year. In Fiscal Year 2019, port-related industries announced $5 billion in new investment and 12,000 new jobs coming to Georgia. At a recent State of the ... [+]

PhilaPort Breaks Ground on New On-Dock Forest Products Warehouse

PhilaPort recently broke ground on a new $12 million warehouse at its Tioga Marine Terminal (TMT). The 100,000 sq. ft. on-dock warehouse will have unique features which will facilitate the use and handling of forest products. Several of the features include indoor rail loading for ... [+]

Port NOLA President/CEO Highlights Record Volumes; Bold Vision for Future in 2019 State of Port Address

Brandy D. Christian, Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) President and CEO, and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation (NOPB) CEO, highlighted the successes of the agencies’ diverse business profile in 2019, and focused on the opportunities ahead at the annual State of the Port ... [+]