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Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Vancouver Works on Strategic Plan Update

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A lot has happened since the Port of Vancouver comprehensively updated its strategic plan about a decade ago, and port officials have decided that it’s time to update their guiding document.

Dameon Pesanti | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
February 22, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Port Tampa Bay Welcomes First Shipment of Bananas in 21 Years

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

More than two decades after the last bunch arrived on shore, bananas are back at Tampa’s port.

Richard Danielson | Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Fla.)
February 21, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of New Orleans ‘Evolution’ Could Include Billion-Dollar Project

Port of New Orleans

Increasingly pressed for space upriver as cargo business continues to grow, Port of New Orleans officials are looking at the idea of building a new $1 billion-plus container terminal and distribution facility on a 675-acre undeveloped tract of land in nearby Meraux — a project that could create thousands of jobs and provide a major boost to St. Bernard Parish’s long-stagnant economy.

Richard Thompson | The (Baton Rouge, La.) Advocate
February 21, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

For First Half of 2018, Port of Virginia Volume Growth Projected to Be Strong

Port of Virginia

The Port of Virginia’s import-container business for the first half of 2018, compared with the same period last year, is projected to outpace that of the nation’s major retail container ports overall, according to the Washington, D.C.-based National Retail Federation, the world’s largest trade group, and Hackett Associates, a consulting firm.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
February 20, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

January Snow Took a Toll on Port of Virginia’s Cargo Volume

Port of Virginia

The post-New Year’s blizzard in Virginia did a number on the port.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
February 13, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Baltimore Sets Record in 2017 With 10.7 Million Tons of Cargo

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The Port of Baltimore set new cargo records in 2017, handling 10.7 million tons of general cargo and the most containers and autos in its history, officials said.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
February 2, 2018
Business, Equipment, TCA

Port of Baltimore Getting Six New Yard Cranes for $12 Million

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Six new yard cranes will be delivered to the port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal on Jan. 31, a $12 million investment officials hope will help alleviate traffic congestion that has resulted from a sharp increase in the number of containers being shipped through the port in the past 18 months.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
January 31, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Baltimore to Add New Shipping Service to New Zealand, Australia

Rich Clement/Bloomberg News

A new monthly roll-on/roll-off shipping service between Europe and New Zealand and Australia will begin calling the port of Baltimore in March, officials announced Jan. 23.

Colin Campbell | The Baltimore Sun
January 24, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Toledo Port Sees Increase in Cargo Tonnage

Port of Toledo

Rebounding iron ore traffic led a nearly 16% increase in cargo tonnage through the Port of Toledo during 2017, and a port official said this year’s expected groundbreaking for a new iron smelter near the port should boost that cargo further in future years.

David Patch | The Blade (Toledo, Ohio)
January 16, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of Portland Must Diversify at Troubled Container Terminal, Study Shows

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A comeback is unlikely at the Port of Portland’s container terminal unless other lines of marine shipping business are found to subsidize it, a Port consultant found.

Elliot Njus | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
January 11, 2018

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