A key federal agency on Monday announced plans to set aside a record amount of funding for the Savannah harbor deepening project following an intense lobbying campaign by the state and its allies.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it plans to spend nearly $35 million on the roughly $1 billion project in its 2...

June 8, 2018

The Virginia Port Authority has received the green light on $350 million for a dredging project to deepen its harbor from 50 feet to 55 feet by 2024, with the aim of being able to handle up to 19,000-TEU ships transiting through the Suez Canal.

The state budget was hammered out by lawmakers in a special session and sent...

June 1, 2018

The third of a series of freight reports sponsored by the American Association of Port Authorities "identifies" more than $20 billion in projected multimodal port and rail access projects that will be needed to handle higher freight volumes over the next decade.

The report – entitled The State of Freight III – is based in pa...

May 14, 2018

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) opened its second inland port, Inland Port Dillon, on April 16. SCPA says the facility was constructed to handle strong growth for the port's intermodal rail cargo volumes and deepen its reach into markets through the Carolinas to the Northeast and Midwest.

SCPA opened its first inla...

Port Canaveral, located on Florida’s Atlantic coast, is undertaking a series of projects each designed to meet the growing demand on the port’s cargo and passenger facilities.  

One of Florida’s newer deepwater harbors, Port Canaveral is a man-made facility created in the early 1950s. Originally envisioned by local busi...

A jack-up vessel installs aa wind turbine foundation at Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm project in 2015. Photo: Deepwater Wind

April 9, 2018- U.S. offshore wind developers have a space problem.

Giant windmills with rotors that can stretch as high as 600 feet (180 meters) above the ocean’s surface will dwarf the existi...

Project to double Port of Savannah's rail capacity

March 27, 2018 , Savannah, Ga. - The Georgia Ports Authority broke ground on its $126.7 million Mason Mega Rail Terminal Monday. The expansion will increase the Port of Savannah's rail lift capacity to 1 million containers per year, and open new markets spanning an arc of ci...


March 30, 2018

AUSTIN - Yesterday, the Texas Transportation Commission approved more than $4.16 million in grants from the Texas Mobility Fund for the Port of Corpus Christi to be used to improve intersections and construct a dedicated truck queuing lane on the Joe Fulton International Trade Corridor.


Amid rising intermodal traffic, the Port of Los Angeles plans a $130-million public-private partnership to develop a new container staging facility.

The busiest U.S. container port will build the 5.5-million square foot Harbor Performance Enhancement Center (HPEC) with Macquarie Principal Finance on Terminal Island, proximal...

Earlier this month, the Panama Canal hosted international experts at an event to discuss ways the global maritime community can adopt more sustainable practices to deliver on their commitments to reducing carbon emissions.

During “The Green Connection and the New Challenges of the Maritime Industry” event, the Panama Canal w...

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