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Tuesday, 20 May 2014 07:46

Savannah gets $86.5m budget for cranes

Garden City Teminal, in the port of Savannah, will be able to purchase four new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) after the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Board approved the corresponding $86.5 million yesterday.

McDermott yesterday announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed a lease agreement with the Mississippi Development Authority and the Mississippi State Port Authority for the exclusive right to operate a spoolbase and marine operations base in the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi.

Published in Energy Ports
Monday, 19 May 2014 21:50

US to get deeper ports

The announcement last week the US House-Senate conference had completed negotiations and issued its report on the country’s water resources development legislation is potentially highly significant.

Published in Regulation and Policy

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reports that a ship carrying four gates for its new set of locks has sailed from Trieste, Italy. The Sun Rise is expected to arrive to Panama in mid-June, depending on weather conditions.

The final stage of a $50 million expansion project has been launched in Guam to double the capacity of the only commercial port of this US territory in the Pacific Ocean.

Published in Regulation and Policy
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:34

Global Terminal opens expansion

Global Terminal in the New York/New Jersey harbour today announced that it has completed its expansion after taking delivery of the last five of its 20 Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes.

The Port of Long Beach (POLB) has slammed a proposal to merge it with the Port of Los Angeles (POLA).

Published in Regulation and Policy
Thursday, 03 April 2014 15:31

New version of Navis N4

Navis has released a new version of its terminal operating system (TOS) N4.

The Port of Halifax, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, is building a shore power system for cruise vessels with the aim of allowing them to plug to the grid as soon as the 2014 cruise season.

Published in Security / Environment

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reports that the additional $35 million proposed by governor Nathan Deal to deepen the Savannah harbour has been approved by the state legislature.

Published in Regulation and Policy


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