North Carolina Ports Awarded $16 Million Grant

The North Carolina State Ports Authority received a $16 million grant for infrastructure improvements at the Port of Wilmington. The grant was awarded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) through the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD) Port Infrastructure Development Program. The funds will help support the development of a new container gate complex at the Port of Wilmington, , as part of an overall five-year $200 million container yard expansion plan. ... [+]

North Carolina Ports Completes Turning Basin Expansion Project

The North Carolina State Ports Authority is ready to welcome the largest containerships calling on the United States East Coast following the completion of Phase II of the Turning Basin Expansion Project at the Port of Wilmington. The expansion allows the port to accommodate ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) with a ... [+]

North Carolina Port Potential

Adam Wasserman Managing Partner at Global Logistics Development Partners LLC (GLDPartners) recently commented that the potential of the North Carolina State Ports Authority has been debated and well-overhyped in the past, but comments: “The reality is that over the next few decades, the NC transport and economic development opportunity is ... [+]

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