port authority

Government, Business, TCA

Agency Seeks $15 Million for First Phase of Dredging at Florida Port

Port St. Joe St. Joseph Bay from the shore in Port St. Joe, Fla. (Fisherbray/Flickr)

The agency overseeing the Port of Port St. Joe in Florida has submitted a pre-application to Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc. seeking $15 million for the first phase of dredging the federally authorized shipping channel.

Tim Croft | The Star (Port St. Joe, Fla.)
February 5, 2019
Government, Business, TCA

Port Panama City Moves Forward on New East Terminal

Panama City Port Panama City Port Authority

The Panama City Port Authority on July 20 moved forward with plans for its new East Terminal.

By John Henderson | The News Herald (Panama City, Fla.)
July 24, 2017
Business

Ex-Port Authority Chairman Avoids Prison for 'Chairman's Flight'

Peter Foley/Bloomberg News

The former public official who pressured United Airlines to fly to an airport near his South Carolina weekend home was spared prison by a judge who sentenced him to a year of confinement in the same house, located in an affluent equestrian community.

David Voreacos | Bloomberg News
March 7, 2017
Business, Government

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Says State’s Port Can Be No. 1 on East Coast

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

Gov. Nathan Deal kicked off the 2016 Georgia Foreign Trade Conference on Feb. 8 with high praise for the Georgia Ports Authority and outgoing Director Curtis Foltz.

Mary Carr Mayle | Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
February 10, 2016
Business, Government

Virginia Port Authority Hoping for Increased Volume to Climb Out of $5.5 Million Hole

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Volume will determine whether the Virginia Port Authority can climb out of a $5.5 million hole in the first half of the fiscal year and come out ahead, leaving it with the $2.8 million in operating income it originally budgeted, the port said.

Kimberly Pierceall | The Virginian-Pilot
February 8, 2016
Government, Business, Logistics

N.Y.-N.J. Authority Delays Bayonne Bridge Project Two Years

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced a nearly two-year delay in completing a $1.3 billion bridge raising project that would allow the largest containerships to reach the third-largest U.S. port.

Transport Topics
October 2, 2015
Business

Audit Finds NY/NJ Port Authority Missed Bridge Inspections

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A state audit has shown the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey waited more than a year to conduct 47 inspections on bridges identified as having conditions that could become dangerous if ignored, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
June 9, 2014