u.s. ports

Friday, October 31, 2014

BNSF Shale Focus Blunts Puget Sound Ports’ Comeback Bid

Seattle and Tacoma are being stymied in their push to regain market share from Canada as railcars destined for the harbors sit idle on tracks across the U.S.

October 31, 2014
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Monday, October 27, 2014
Maritime News

Los Angeles Delays Hit Sales as No. 1 U.S. Port Suffers

After years of ending the holiday shopping season with too much merchandise stacked in their warehouses, U.S. retailers face the opposite this year: They may

October 27, 2014
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Maritime News

Ports of Seattle and Tacoma Team Up to Compete With Canadian Gateways

By Peter Robison and Christopher Donville Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) — The ports of Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, said they will unify management of marine

October 7, 2014
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Monday, September 22, 2014

West Coast Port Strike Appears Unlikely, Panel Hears

Negotiations on a new labor contract for 20,000 dockworkers at West Coast ports will probably conclude without a labor disruption, a shipping consultant said

September 22, 2014
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Thursday, August 28, 2014
Maritime News

Port of Long Beach Cargo Operations Resume After Storm Surge

The Port of Long Beach resumed full cargo-handling operations Thursday after the storm surge produced by Hurricane Marie

August 28, 2014
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Incident Video: Low Tide Causes Collision in Buenaventura, Colombia

Here is some new video showing a collision between the MV Triton Swallow and the MV Golden Daisy reportedly while the vessels were berthed at a bulk terminal

August 27, 2014
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Maritime News

Pacific Northwest Grain Handlers Reach Tentative Agreement

Unionized port workers and a group of Pacific Northwest grain companies reached a tentative contract agreement, according to an announcement on

August 12, 2014
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Labor Talks Push U.S. Ports Import Volume Towards 5-Year High

Imports into U.S. ports may hit a five-year high this month, as retailers rush in holiday goods to avoid potential disruptions as West Coast longshore workers

July 9, 2014
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Costly Shutdown Threatening West Coast Ports Spurs Talks

Twelve years after a labor dispute closed West Coast ports and cost the U.S. economy $1 billion a day, negotiators on both sides want to avoid a repeat that

July 1, 2014
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Monday, June 23, 2014
Maritime News

UAE’s Gulftainer Strikes 35-Year Deal at Port Canaveral

A Middle Eastern-owned company landed its first North American port operations contract on Monday, a 35-year agreement with Port Canaveral on Florida's east

June 23, 2014
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Maritime News

Obama Signs $12.3 Billion Public Works Bill to Expand U.S. Ports

President Barack Obama signed into law a $12.3 billion water-projects plan that will pay for deepening ports for bigger ships, cutting costs for

June 10, 2014
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Friday, May 9, 2014

Congress Backs Port Dredging Bill

U.S. House and Senate negotiators reached agreement on a bill that would authorize deepening several U.S. ports ahead of the expansion of the Panama Canal and

May 9, 2014
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Monday, April 21, 2014

Port of Los Angeles Shipments Jump Most Since 2007

Container shipments through the port of Los Angeles climbed in March by the most in seven years as commerce rebounded after disruptions caused by the Chinese

April 21, 2014
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Shipping Alliance Opposes Beckham’s PortMiami Soccer Stadium Plan

"We cannot jeopardize well-paying jobs, like crane operators, longshore workers, and mechanics, for low-paying stadium jobs, such as concession sales," the

April 15, 2014
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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Maritime News

Eagle Ford Exports Spurs Corpus Christi Port Construction Boom

America’s newest energy hub just got a little

April 10, 2014
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Monday, March 3, 2014

Ports Seek Hedge Against Congress Gridlock in Dredging Bill

Congress has run aground and Port Everglades doesn’t want

March 3, 2014
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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Massive Super Post-Panamax Cranes Arrive at PortMiami [PHOTOS]

Florida's PortMiami on Tuesday saw the arrival of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes as the port prepares for larger ships ahead of the opening of the new

October 9, 2013
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Monday, September 30, 2013

Texas Port Of Victoria Hits Record Oil Shipments in August

Crude oil shipments from the Port of Victoria in south Texas hit a record of over 60,000 barrels per day in August, the port director said on Monday, as more

September 30, 2013
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Port of Miami Tripling Debt Ahead of Panama Canal Expansion

The port of Miami, the world’s largest cruise-ship hub, is selling a record $389 million of debt to boost its cargo business as the Panama Canal

September 10, 2013
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Friday, September 6, 2013

U.S. DOT Awards $103 Million to Port-related Infrastructure Projects Through TIGER Grant Program

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday announced that 52 transportation projects in 37 states will receive a total of $474 million in 2013

September 6, 2013
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