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Georgia Ports Authority Plans $430M Upgrade to Savannah Container Port

Due to an increase in business at the Port of Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) plans to spend approximately $430 million to make major capacity and infrastructure improvements at the city's shipyards....


McCarthy's Expansion of Port Houston Will Help Supply Chain Woes

Supply chain issues have been in the news these last two years like never before. Pictures of giant container ships getting stuck in the Panama Canal, the Suez Canal, the Chesapeake Bay and elsewhere have appeared in the media....


Major Expansion at Georgia's Port of Brunswick to Add $150M in Capacity

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) unveiled a $150 million plan to grow capacity at the Port of Brunswick to benefit both the state's flagship auto port and breakbulk terminal for forest products. Jamie McCurry, chief administrator of GPA, explained the effort to add to the port operations over the next several years at an announcement in March....


Transforming the Port of Baltimore

A transformation at the Port of Baltimore will allow for berthing of larger container post-Panamax ships. Seagirt Marine Terminal in the Port of Baltimore is operated by Ports American Chesapeake through a public-private-partnership (P3) with the Maryland Ports Administration....


Expansion Project to Start Soon on North Terminal at Massachusetts' Port of New Bedford

On March 22, the New Bedford Port Authority (NBPA) awarded a $27.9 million contract to D.W. White Construction of Acushnet, Mass., for the North Terminal Expansion building project in the port located along the south coast of Massachusetts....


Feds Award Alabama's Port of Mobile $300M for Infrastructure Upgrades

Due to more than $300 million in federal funding, the Alabama State Port Authority is set to improve infrastructure and intermodal access at the state's only deep-water shipping facility. The Port of Mobile will receive $265 million from the 2022 FY $1.5 trillion federal spending bill, which the U.S....


Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf Announces Port of Philadelphia to Get Additional $246M Investment

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently unveiled a $246 million state investment into the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) to continue modernization efforts and improve regional economic stability. The governor said the new funding builds upon the comprehensive $300 million Capital Investment Program he brought to the port in 2016....


Dredging Inches Louisiana's Mississippi River Ship Channel Toward New Maximum Depth

The years-long effort to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) from 47 to 50 ft. crossed a major milestone in late December when the Crescent River Port Pilots Association (CRPPA), which guides ships entering the channel from the Gulf of Mexico up to New Orleans, increased its maximum draft recommendation from 47 to 48 ft....


Transformation of Salem, Mass., Port to Begin with $3M Dredging Project

Hopes are that a multi-million-dollar effort to dredge Salem Harbor will help usher in a transformation of the city's port. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently announced a $14 billion wave of funding for nationwide projects tailored "to strengthen port and waterway supply chains and bolster climate resilience."That includes more than $20 million coming to Massachusetts and $2.95 million for dredging Salem Harbor....


Alabama Upgrading Intermodal Rail to Connect Mobile Port with Other State Hubs

With port congestion and logistics issues in the news lately, particularly at ports on the East and West coasts, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is highlighting her state's Alabama-USA Corridor, or A-USA, a rail initiative geared toward connecting the state's deep-water port in Mobile with manufacturing and logistics hubs throughout the state....






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