A new study of air pollution at the Port of Long Beach has found an 88% reduction of diesel soot and a 19% decrease in greenhouse gases emissions compared to 2005.
In a recently launched report, Federal Maritime Commissioner Louis E. Sola discusses the economic impact of COVID-19 on Florida’s cruise sector and its seaports.
CMA CGM Group recently informed that its “CMA CGM Brazil” became the largest container ship to ever dock on the U.S. East Coast.
Imports increased to unexpected high levels this summer and may have hit a new record, as the US economy continues to reopen and retailers stock up for the holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
In line with a trend of decreasing port volumes in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northwest Seaport Alliance, including the ports of Tacoma and Seattle, handled 270,388 TEUs in July 2020, a 17.2% decline compared to July 2019. Full imports declined 15.9%, while full exports decreased 23.4%.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, the port Canaveral, central Florida’s seaport and the second largest cruise homeport, will be reducing its employees by more than 40% through layoffs, furloughs and attrition.
All the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) docks reached a record 37.77 million in fiscal year 2020, up 0.6%, or 223,000 tons, compared to FY2019, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, announced that the state’s Intermodal Cargo Growth Incentive Program (PICGIP) will be extended through 2022, in comparison to the previous plans of being slated to end of June 2020.
St. Lawrence Seaway reported that U.S. Great Lakes ports marked mixed volume results during June following the coronavirus crisis.
Buckeye Partners L.P. loaded the first vessel with crude oil sourced from the Permian Basin for export to overseas markets, at the Port of Corpus Christi in its South Texas Gateway (STG) Terminal project.
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- Maritime Health
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- Cyber Security
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