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Virginia, Georgia Ports Await Federal Approval for Collaboration in 'New Era in Global Trade'

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The Virginia Port Authority and the Georgia Ports Authority on Feb. 24 filed with the Federal Maritime Commission to create an East Coast Gateway Terminal agreement.

February 27, 2017
Business

Infrastructure Funding Increases Needed at Seaports, Ports Association Says

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Infrastructure proposals congressional Republican leaders and the Trump administration come up with this year should prioritize funding for improvement projects along seaports, the group representing the country’s ports indicated this week.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017
Business

Port Everglades Cargo Volume Rises to Highest in 90 Years

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The final month of 2016 produced record-setting cargo movement through Port Everglades and marked the highest producing month in its 90-year history, port officials announced.

Arlene Satchell | Sun Sentinel
February 7, 2017
Business

Port of Portland Director Bill Wyatt to Retire in June, Setting Up Leadership Debate

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Bill Wyatt, the Port of Portland's executive director since 2001, will retire at the end of June, the port announced June 11.

Ted Sickinger | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
January 12, 2017
Business

Ports on Both Coasts Post Record-High Container Traffic in 2016

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It was a record-setting year in 2016 for several of the top North American container ports, although the Hanjin Shipping Co. bankruptcy filing in August dashed hopes for a strong showing at the country’s second-largest port.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 11, 2017
Business

November Truck Turn Times Tumble at Ports of L.A., Long Beach

The average time it took trucks to enter and exit the two largest container ports in the United States dropped 15 minutes in November compared with October, according to data from the Harbor Trucking Association of Southern California.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
December 19, 2016
Business

As Florida Ports Expand, Officials Call For Continued Funding to Handle Bigger Ships

Mark Elias/Bloomberg News

Florida's seaports have added 200,000 jobs to the state's economy since 2012, the Florida Port Council announced at a Tampa press conference Dec. 13.

Alli Knothe | Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
December 14, 2016
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Port of New Orleans Chief Highlights Cargo Gains in Final Address

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It may have been his 16th and final State of the Port address, but Gary LaGrange didn't sound ready to step back.

Richard Thompson | The (Baton Rouge, La.) Advocate
November 17, 2016
Business

October Looked Very Good for US Ports

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October was a great month at several of the top ports in the United States and a record-breaking one at the biggest port, according to newly released monthly numbers on Nov. 14.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 14, 2016
Business

Port of Vancouver OKs Larger Budget for 2017

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Port of Vancouver commissioners on Nov. 8 unanimously approved a $85.2 million budget for 2017 and tax levy that will not increase.

Dameon Pesanti | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
November 10, 2016

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