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Larger Ships Prove Challenging for Port of Corpus Christi

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A delegation from the Port of Corpus Christi recently returned from Washington, where they pitched the merits of the port's long-discussed effort to deepen and widen the ship channel.

Chris Ramirez | Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller-Times
April 11, 2017
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Port of Virginia Container Traffic Rises 9% in March

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Cargo traffic in March at the Port of Virginia was the fourth busiest in its history, and grew 9% compared to a year ago, according to the Virginia Port Authority.

Kimberly Pierceall | The Virginian-Pilot
April 10, 2017
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Port of Vancouver Has Record Year for Tonnage

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The Port of Vancouver had a record year for tonnage in 2016, though imports and operating revenues are less glowing.

Troy Brynelson | The Columbian (Vancouver, Wash.)
April 10, 2017
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New Hampshire Gets C-Minus for Infrastructure Funding

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A civil engineering association gave New Hampshire a C-minus for its infrastructure, recommending spending hundreds of millions of dollars for upgrades.

Michael Cousineau | The New Hampshire Union Leader
April 10, 2017
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Reviving Historic Richmond Marine Terminal Extends Port of Virginia as Far West 'as Deep Water Will Allow'

A few months ago, the letters “O-N-D” –  each maybe a foot high or so – hung high up on the front wall of a warehouse building at Richmond Marine Terminal.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
April 7, 2017
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Baltimore Warehousing Complex to Get $30 Million in Infrastructure Improvements

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Tradepoint Atlantic, which is redeveloping the former Sparrows Point steel mill, announced April 5 a 10-year agreement with Host Terminals to oversee marine cargo operations at the Baltimore County site.

Jessica Anderson | The Baltimore Sun
April 6, 2017
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Saddle Creek CEO Clifford Otto Elected Chairman of Warehouse Trade Group

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Clifford Otto, CEO of Saddle Creek Logistics Services in Lakeland, Fla., was elected chairman of the International Warehouse Logistics Association last month.

April 6, 2017
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Deaf Woman Fights for Chance to Drive a Truck — And Wins

Frankye Helbig’s husband, Dorian, is a truck driver, and she thought she, too, could take a liking to that life. Perhaps they could get a long-distance route together, maybe even one day get their own truck and see America.

Matt Soergel | The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union
April 6, 2017
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Hawaii Sets Goal for All Ground Transportation to Run on Renewable Fuel by 2045

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A key Senate committee passed a bill April 3 that sets a goal of having all ground transportation in Hawaii run on renewable fuel by 2045.

Kathryn Mykleseth | The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
April 5, 2017
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Proposed State Legislation Could Help Texas Ports Prepare for Larger Ships

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Ships are not getting any smaller. Legislation now headed to the Texas House would create a revolving loan fund to help ports deepen and widen their ship channels to accommodate them.

Andrea Rumbaugh | Houston Chronicle
April 5, 2017

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