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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Labor Talks Push U.S. Ports Import Volume Towards 5-Year High
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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
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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
Total Views: 4

Monday, June 23, 2014
UAE’s Gulftainer Strikes 35-Year Deal at Port Canaveral
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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
Total Views: 92

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Obama Signs $12.3 Billion Public Works Bill to Expand U.S. Ports
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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
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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
Total Views: 7

Monday, April 21, 2014
Port of Los Angeles Shipments Jump Most Since 2007
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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
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Shipping Alliance Opposes Beckham’s PortMiami Soccer Stadium Plan
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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
Total Views: 4

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Eagle Ford Exports Spurs Corpus Christi Port Construction Boom
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Eagle Ford Exports Spurs Corpus Christi Port Construction Boom

America’s newest energy hub just got a little

April 10, 2014
Total Views: 7

Monday, March 3, 2014
Ports Seek Hedge Against Congress Gridlock in Dredging Bill
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Ports Seek Hedge Against Congress Gridlock in Dredging Bill

Congress has run aground and Port Everglades doesn’t want

March 3, 2014
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Massive Super Post-Panamax Cranes Arrive at PortMiami [PHOTOS]
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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
Total Views: 244

Monday, September 30, 2013
Texas Port Of Victoria Hits Record Oil Shipments in August
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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
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Port of Miami Tripling Debt Ahead of Panama Canal Expansion
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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
Total Views: 19

Friday, September 6, 2013
U.S. DOT Awards $103 Million to Port-related Infrastructure Projects Through TIGER Grant Program
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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
Total Views: 1

Friday, August 16, 2013
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U.S. Lawmakers to Introduce Harbor Maintenance Tax Overhaul Bill

U.S. Harbor Maintenance Tax would be converted into a fee on goods brought into the United States by rail and highway from Canada and Mexico under legislation

August 16, 2013
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