Port Freeport Awards Contract for Expansion for Container Terminal

On November 14th, Port Freeport Commissioners approved a construction contract with McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. for the expansion of Velasco Container Terminal in an amount not to exceed $129,677,607. The Velasco Terminal expansion, which includes Berth 8, features over 925 feet of berth extension and will accommodate post-Panamax gantry cranes. The berth will be dredged to 51 feet, matching the depth of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, which will sufficiently ... [+]

Port Freeport celebrates rail development ribbon cutting

On June 28th, Port Freeport and their honored guests joined together for a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of Phase 1 of the Parcel 14 Rail Development, a 250-acre site adjacent to State Highway 36. In August 2017, Port Freeport broke ground on the $21 million Parcel 14 Rail Development Project. ... [+]

Port Freeport receives federal grant for Phase 2 of rail project

On June 12th, Port Freeport was awarded $6.3 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) Grant Program to assist with funding the second phase of the Parcel 14 Rail Development. "These investments in intercity passenger and freight rail will benefit surrounding communities, ... [+]

Port Freeport, Panama Canal Authority Extend Partnership

On November 9th, Port Freeport Commissioners agreed to extend the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) for an additional five years. In 2012, both parties signed the MOU as a joint effort to help promote business between the ACP and Port Freeport. "On June 26, 2016, the ... [+]

Port Freeport Celebrates Rail Groundbreaking

Port Freeport and their honored guests recently joined together for a groundbreaking ceremony marking the commencement for construction of the Phase 1 of the Parcel 14 Rail Development.  The rail project has been one of the port’s long term strategic objectives for many years and will enhance landside accessibilities and ... [+]

Port Freeport Commission Recognizes Safety Milestones

The Port Freeport Commissioners honored best safety performance at August 26’s Commissioners’ Meeting. They recognized Ports America, International Longshoremen Association Local No. 30 and Port Freeport employees for achieving a year without a lost time injury; meaning no injuries to the employees resulting in time away from their jobs.  These ... [+]

Port Freeport Welcomes Jason Miura

Port Freeport is pleased to welcome Jason Miura to the Port Freeport Team as the Director of Business and Economic Development. Jason brings to Port Freeport ten years of combined experience in the maritime shipping industry, marine logistics and project management.  His experience has been acquired through both operational and ... [+]

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