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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Idling Ships Cause Complaints Along Rio de Janeiro Seafront

A new vista is competing with the sun, surf and swimsuits at Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Copacabana and Ipanema beaches: a traffic jam of cargo ships

December 11, 2012
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Friday, December 7, 2012

Brazil Announces $26 Billion Port Investment Program

(Bloomberg) — Brazil announced measures to increase private investment in its port system in a bid to boost capacity and reduce transport costs that

December 7, 2012
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Thursday, December 6, 2012

With West Coast Ports Strike Over, Focus Shifts to East and Gulf Coast Ports

Freight shippers are starting to make contingency plans in case labor strife idles seaports along the U.S. East Coast, just as they begin recovering from an

December 6, 2012
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APM Terminals Accused of Spying

COPENHAGEN, Dec 6 (Reuters) – A U.S. port workers union has accused APM Terminals, a port operator of A.P. Moller-Maersk, of spying on union

December 6, 2012
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Strike Ends, Ports of L.A.-Long Beach Return to Full Operations

By Dan Whitcomb and Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The largest U.S. cargo shipping complex resumed full operations on Wednesday after harbor clerks

December 5, 2012
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L.A.-Long Beach Port Strike: Clerical Workers and Management Agree to Federal Mediation

Striking clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have agreed with management to federal mediation in hopes to put an end to a week long

December 5, 2012
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

NBC News: Navigating the Seas of the San Francisco Bay [VIDEO]

NBC Bay Area’s Joe Rosato Jr. gives us an inside look at the training process San Francisco Bar pilots go through, including simulator training held at

December 4, 2012
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Monday, December 3, 2012

Cargo Ships Stack Up At Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as Strike Continues

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Freighters with no place to unload their cargo lined up at anchorages off Los Angeles and Long Beach for a seventh day on Monday

December 3, 2012
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Friday, November 30, 2012
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“Logistics Nightmare” Grows off California Coast as Port Strike Disrupts Holiday Shipments

(Bloomberg) — California ports handling about a third of U.S. container shipments were largely closed because of a strike, stranding vessels carrying

November 30, 2012
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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Strike Cripples Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

A strike by clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continued Thurdsay, shutting down nearly all cargo movements into and out of the United

November 29, 2012
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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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APM Terminals Plans New Nigerian Mega-Port

APM Terminals and its consortium partners announced today their plans to carve out a huge new shipping port and Free Trade Zone from the Nigerian coastline at

November 20, 2012
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Sunday, November 11, 2012
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Port of Los Angeles Approves $127 Million+ In New Construction

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved construction contracts totaling more than $127 million for two major projects that advance

November 11, 2012
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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Port of Savannah Receives Final Approval to Go Deeper

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has received final approval for its long-awaited harbor deepening, which will allow the Port of Savannah to more efficiently

November 6, 2012
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Friday, November 2, 2012

NOAA: Surveys Continue in Port of New York / New Jersey, Completed in Virginia [SURVEY MAP]

VIA NOAA COAST SURVEY NOAA Office of Coast Survey navigation response teams and other survey assets continue to survey in the Port of New York / New Jersey,

November 2, 2012
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
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USCG: Getting the Port of New York and New Jersey Online “Is an All-Hands on Deck Evolution”

The United States Coast Guard’s Atlantic Area Commander, Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker and Rear Admiral Richard T. Gromlich, director of Operational

November 1, 2012
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
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Merchant Ships Anchor Offshore as the East Coast’s Biggest Port Recovers

The Port of New York and New Jersey is one of the busiest ports in the world and thus a major commercial artery for global commerce. In 2011, the

October 31, 2012
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Monday, October 15, 2012

Brazil’s Acu Superport Learning That Money Actually Isn’t The Easy Part

(Bloomberg) — Billionaire Eike Batista is struggling to reach his goal of luring $40 billion to an industrial port complex in Rio de Janeiro state after

October 15, 2012
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Friday, October 12, 2012

Dutch Dikes To Get $65 Million Upgrade

Amsterdam – The Dutch Rijnland District Water Control Board, responsible for flood defenses in an area surrounding Amsterdam, tendered a contract today

October 12, 2012
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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Port of Rotterdam and Gothenburg Form LNG Alliance

The largest port in Europe, the Port of Rotterdam, and the largest port in Scandinavia, the Port of Gothenburg, have entered a new alliance in an effort to

October 11, 2012
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Suez Canal Container Terminal Now Ready to Support World’s Largest Container Ships

With a population of 84 million, Egypt has the largest population of all of the Arab nations, and in 2011 reported a GDP $232 billion.  The country is also

October 11, 2012
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