Ports

The state of Alabama and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have entered into a Project Partnership Agreement to deepen and widen the Port of Mobile to 50 feet by late 2024 or early 2025. Army Col. Sebastien P. Joly, Commander of the USACE's Mobile District, and John C.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a $618 million plan to expand the Port of Nome. Congressional approval is now the final hurdle for a long-sought plan for a deep-water port in Western Alaska, The Alaska Journal of Commerce reported Wednesday.

Just to the south of where Americans once launched men to the moon and will soon begin their voyages to Mars is the site of a different kind of facility — one that also helps launch people, but to more Earth-bound destinations. Port Canaveral is a cargo and naval port 10 mi.

Leadership from the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and private partner SSA Marine were joined by U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby this past November for a groundbreaking ceremony heralding a $238.7 million international container terminal at JAXPORT's Blount Island Marine Terminal.

Dredging to deepen the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah has resumed after an 18-month pause, Col. Daniel Hibner of the Army Corps of Engineers recently announced as the second half of the $973 million expansion has started to get under way. This portion, which is making room for larger cargo ships, involves deepening a 40-mi.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Anchorage has been awarded a $25 million grant to assist with upgrades to the Port of Alaska, officials said. The U.S. Department of Transportation grant will help fund construction of a new $214 million petroleum and cement terminal that is part of a $2 billion modernization project.

After several years of planning and community outreach, a nearly $500 million project to modernize the existing Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle is underway. Terminal 5, made up of 185 acres, has not been in use since 2014. This project is part of a larger overhaul taking place in the Puget Sound terminal area.

Originating in 1902 as a mining operation, digging sand and gravel from pits in Neckarsulm, family-owned Freyer Hafenlogistik now towers over the skyline with its new Sennebogen 870 E unloading ships at the inland river port of Germersheim. Port logistics have become the focus of business for Freyer Hafenlogistik since the business began its diversification plan in Germersheim in 1969.

For decades, Sennebogen has been making a name for itself with customer-specific material handlers, especially in the challenging port sector. Sennebogen's versatile line of port material handlers is especially valued when bulk and general cargo needs to be unloaded from the ship or barge as quickly as possible.

For many years now, Georgia's Port of Savannah (referred to as the port or Garden City Terminal — GCT) has been experiencing a massive growth in business that is seeing more ships dock to unload and receive a variety of goods. To ensure that the container terminal can meet current and future demands, the two-phase, $220.5 million Georgia Ports Authority's (GPA) Mason Mega Rail Terminal (MMRT) was launched on March 27, 2018.

Ocean cruises are among the most popular vacations, and the Port of Miami is the world's busiest cruise hub. Just as the ships have grown larger and more impressive in recent years, so have cruise line terminals. Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) is the latest to invest in a serious upgrade of its terminal presence in Miami.