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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
A tug escorts a containership at the Port of Los Angeles, California. Photo: Robert V Schwemmer / Shutterstock.com
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Biden Administration Launches $3 Billion Clean Ports Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the launch of the $3 billion Clean Ports Program to help fund zero-emission port equipment and

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Statue of Liberty overlooking Port of New York and New Jersey
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MARAD Advisory Warns of Potential Cybersecurity Threats from Chinese-Manufactured Port Equipment

The U.S. Maritime Administration has issued a new advisory to alert industry stakeholders about potential vulnerabilities in maritime port equipment, networks,

February 21, 2024
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A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
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White House to Issue Executive Order to Fortify U.S. Ports and Maritime Cybersecurity

The White House has announced plans to issue an Executive Order enhancing the security of the nation’s ports in a bid to bolster national security, in

February 21, 2024
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Thursday, November 9, 2023
Strike Threat Looms Over US East and Gulf Coast Ports in 2024
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Strike Threat Looms Over US East and Gulf Coast Ports in 2024

By Ian Putzger (The Loadstar) – Even before contract negotiations get underway, the threat of a strike shutting down US ports on the east and Gulf coasts

November 9, 2023
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Friday, November 3, 2023
A containership at the Port of Long Beach
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MARAD Awards $653 Million in Funding for Port Improvement Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has awarded over $653 million to support 41 port improvement projects across the

November 3, 2023
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Monday, September 25, 2023
Container vessel approaching the terminal at the Port of Savannah, Georgia
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Ports Brace for Potential Government Shutdown

Port interests in the United States should monitor the potential of a partial or full government shut down as House Republicans fail to come to terms on a

September 25, 2023
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Friday, May 12, 2023
Port Houston Jumps to 5th Place in Ranking of Top U.S. Container Ports
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Port Houston Jumps to 5th Place in Ranking of Top U.S. Container Ports

Port Houston has made significant progress in the competitive landscape of U.S. container ports, leaping from the seventh to the fifth spot in the ranking

May 12, 2023
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Tuesday, May 9, 2023
port of oakland container cranes at sunrise
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Macquarie Looking to Sell US Port Terminal Operator Ceres -Report

May 9 (Reuters) – Australia’s Macquarie Group Ltd is looking to sell its North American port facilities business, Ceres Terminals, for about $1

May 9, 2023
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Monday, May 8, 2023
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
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California’s Port Dominance Slipping as Cargo Shifts East

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — California has suffered a series of economic blows this year, from torrential rains that inundated farmland to

May 8, 2023
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Saturday, May 6, 2023
Trucks At Port Of LA
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U.S. Launches $4 billion Effort To Electrify U.S. Ports, Cut Emissions

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Friday launched a $4 billion effort to electrify U.S. ports

May 6, 2023
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Wednesday, December 7, 2022
A containership at the Port of Long Beach
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Winter Lull for U.S. Ports as Container Imports Continue to Wind Down

U.S. container ports are headed into their winter lull as holiday season nears the finish line and retail imports continue to wind down, the National Retail

December 7, 2022
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Friday, September 23, 2022
U.S. Imports: East-West Cargo Gap Widens in August
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U.S. Imports: East-West Cargo Gap Widens in August

With U.S. port data from August trickling in, we’re getting greater insight into the West to East cargo shift that continues to play out in the United

September 23, 2022
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A containership being loaded at the Port of New York and New Jersey at night.
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Port of New York and New Jersey Claims ‘Busiest Port’ Title in August

The numbers are in. The Port of New York and New Jersey has officially surpassed the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to become the top container port

September 23, 2022
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Monday, August 8, 2022
port of los angeles-long beach. photo REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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2022 Retail Imports Set to Gain Over 2021 Despite Slow Down

Retail imports at the nation’s top ports are expected to slow “significantly” over the remainder of the year, but 2022 cargo volumes should

August 8, 2022
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Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Port of Savannah Tops 5.6 Million TEU in 2021
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Port of Savannah Tops 5.6 Million TEU in 2021

With a record-setting 2021 in the books, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is set to grow Savannah’s annual container capacity by 1.6 million TEUs by June,

January 25, 2022
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Monday, December 27, 2021
The Supply Chain Story: A Year-End View
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The Supply Chain Story: A Year-End View

By Barry Barker Anecdotally, in the last weeks of 2021, the supply chain problems, encompassing a huge swath of issues, may be getting better. Containers seem

December 27, 2021
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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Qatar Planning $10 Billion Investment in U.S. Ports, Sources Say
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Qatar Planning $10 Billion Investment in U.S. Ports, Sources Say

By Jonathan Saul, Marwa Rashad and Davide Barbuscia LONDON/DUBAI, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Qatar plans to invest at least $10 billion in U.S. ports and has

December 21, 2021
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Monday, December 6, 2021
New Counting Method Suggests U.S. Ship Logjam Is Longer Than Ever
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New Counting Method Suggests U.S. Ship Logjam Is Longer Than Ever

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The number of container ships headed for the busiest U.S. port complex has risen to close to 100 under a new

December 6, 2021
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Sunday, November 7, 2021
Biden To Visit Port Of Baltimore To Discuss Infrastructure Bill
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Biden To Visit Port Of Baltimore To Discuss Infrastructure Bill

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will visit the Port of Baltimore on Wednesday to discuss how the $1 trillion

November 7, 2021
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Friday, September 3, 2021
Coast Guard Working To Reopen Ports and Waterways Following Hurricane Ida
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Coast Guard Working To Reopen Ports and Waterways Following Hurricane Ida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuously working to reopen the ports and waterways throughout Southeast Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. 

September 3, 2021
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