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14 Port-Related Projects Awarded $229.23 Million in BUILD Infrastructure Grants

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced on December 11 $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, 14 of which will go to port-related projects, are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grants program and support road, rail, transit, and port infrastructure projects across the country. Port-related projects will receive a total of $229.23 ... [+]

Georgia announces new inland terminal location

Georgia’s Governor Nathan Deal, along with representatives of the Georgia Ports Authority, the Greater Hall Chamber and Norfolk Southern Railroad announced plans on December 3 to make Hall County the site of the GPA's next inland port. "The Northeast Georgia Inland Port will be situated in ... [+]

Port Everglades enters into MOU with Honduras National Port Authority

Port Everglades has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Honduras National Port Authority (Empresa Nacional Portuaria de Honduras), as part of its Sister Seaport Program. Honduras is the Port’s largest trading partner by volume, number one in total TEUs. Port Everglades ranked as ... [+]

Hapag-Lloyd unveils details about its ‘Strategy 2023’

Hapag-Lloyd has disclosed details of its new mid-term Strategy 2023. Following a period of consolidation, the liner shipping industry has changed significantly. Hapag-Lloyd is more than two times larger than it was in 2014 in terms of transport capacity. At the same time, further consolidation ... [+]

Port of Oakland sees second trucker turn to all-electric cargo rig

A second trucking firm at the Port of Oakland has turned to battery-powered big rigs. Impact Transportation said that it has purchased a $275,000 all-electric truck for yard operations. It’s the latest step in the Port’s quest to phase out diesel-powered freight hauling. Impact ... [+]

CaroTrans and Nordicon Add New York to Finland LCL Service

CaroTrans and Nordicon, leading neutral, global NVOCCs (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidators, recently announced an enhanced weekly New York, New York to Helsinki, Finland LCL service that launched November 17th. This direct ocean transportation solution bypasses European gateways which would require extra ... [+]

CMA CGM receives Award

The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping group, is proud to have been awarded the Most Accomplished Asia Pacific Ship Owner Award 2018 at the Maritime2020 Summit, which was held in Singapore on November 27, 2018. This award recognizes the shipowner who demonstrates the ... [+]

Panama Canal Advisory Board and Board of Directors Meet To Discuss Waterway’s Operations

The Panama Canal Board of Directors and Administration held a three-day meeting recently with the Advisory Board in Rotterdam, Netherlands, to address the waterway's performance and discuss opportunities for future growth. They discussed issues relevant to the Panama Canal, such as its strong financial standing, current ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Secures Additional Funding for the Channel Improvement Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan, which includes an additional $59 million in funding for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). This funding brings the total Federal appropriations for the CIP to $95 million. The estimated CIP cost is $360 million, of which the ... [+]

Port of Oakland cargo volume up in trade war, but can it last?

A U.S.-China tit-for-tat over tariffs hasn’t dampened cargo volume growth at the Port of Oakland. In fact, the Port is on track for its third straight year of record container volume in 2018. But can it last? That’s the question supply chain experts pondered this week ... [+]