Ports


Illinois DOT Makes $110M Available to Modernize, Revitalize State's Ports

The Illinois Department of Transportation is making $110 million in grant funding available via the Rebuild Illinois capital plan to improve public ports across the state and is now seeking proposals to help modernize and revitalize the state's marine transportation system....


Sennebogen 870 Meets All Challenges At Busy Port

With already 6,000 operating hours under its belt, the Sennebogen 870 R-HD hybrid material handler has already made a name for itself in the inland Port of Bendorf. The hybrid crawler has been an integral part of the dock operations since 2017 for Bendorfer Umschlag- und Speditionsgesellschaft (BUS Bendorf)....


Port of Boston Preparing to Handle Larger Ships by Fall

The Port of Boston is aiming to better serve New England's economy by modernizing the facility to handle larger commercial ships — an $850 million effort that should be operational this fall. The port's Conley Container Terminal will feature new deep-water berths and tall low-profile cranes to load/offload big container ships moving in and out of Boston Harbor....


NC Ports Works to Proceed on Wilmington Harbor Navigational Project

A big project to deepen the Port of Wilmington's navigational channel is closer to environmental studies now that North Carolina Ports has agreed to fund part of that work. NC Ports Executive Director Brian Clark on March 29 signed a "Letter of Intent" to cover the ports' share of costs for studies on its Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvement Project with the U.S....


MnDOT Awards $14M for Port Development Projects

Four port development projects will receive grants totaling $14 million to support freight movement on Minnesota's waterways, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced. The funding comes from MnDOT's Port Development Assistance Program and will help one project in the Twin Cities metro area and three projects in Greater Minnesota improve the statewide freight transportation system that supports growing industry and business....


Working on the Ports is a Breeze With Sennebogen 895 E-Series Material Handler

Shipping and logistics company Danubia Speicherei Ges.m.b.H was in search of a machine that would positively impact its bottom line. With Sennebogen, it made that a reality by commissioning the world's largest material handler, the "big green one." The Danube Port is one of the most important and vital ports in central Europe with more than 8,200 ft....


Sennebogen Delivers Customized Port Solutions in Northern Germany

ATR Landhandel GmbH & Co. KG has invested in a new Sennebogen material handler at the Port of Husum in Germany for loading/unloading ships with feed, synthetic fertilizers and grain. This particular machine is bright red to match the company's colors, unlike the trademark green that you'll see on most Sennebogen products....


Connecticut Working to Bring State Pier Project on Budget

A Connecticut state official involved in planning for the reconstruction project at State Pier in New London said efforts are under way to keep the project on budget. Kosta Diamantis, deputy secretary of the Office of Policy and Management (OPM), addressed the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) in January and fielded questions about the possibility of costs escalating for the $157 million project, which is being funded through a partnership by the state and joint venture partners Eversource and Ørsted....


New Rail Yards Take Shape at Port of Indiana

A major infrastructure effort that includes multiple projects is taking shape at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Work on the FASTLANE grant undertaking includes two new rail yards and an extension to the port's rail network....


Port of Green Bay Receives WEDC Grant

Gov. Tony Evers announced Jan. 4 that Brown County will receive a $500,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to assist in purchasing the former WPS Pulliam Plant property as part of the effort to relocate coal piles away from downtown and expand the economic activity of the Port of Green Bay....






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