The Jacksonville Port Authority
hosted its largest container ship ever with the June 24 docking of the 10,000 TEU MOL Bravo at the TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point. ZIM Shanghai’s call on June 18 inaugurated the fourth new container service for North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington
in the last two months.
’s Berth 9 can now accommodate heavier loads thanks to completion of a reconstruction project supported by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT).
Paul Kresta was elected chairman of the Port Freeport (TX) Commission
during a commission meeting on June 9. The commissioners also elected: John Hoss, vice chairman; Shane Pirtle, secretary; and Bill Terry, assistant secretary. Bernie Dumas is retiring as president and CEO of the Nanaimo Port Authority
, effective September 30, 2017, after a nearly 40-year career in the marine industry.
The board of commissioners of the Port of New Orleans
elected Robert R. Barkerding, Jr., to a one-year term as chairman during its meeting of June 22. Michael Zucchet was sworn in June 15 as the newest representative of the City of San Diego on the San Diego Board of Harbor Commissioners
. Jane Vandenberg has joined the Port of Tacoma
as director of engineering.
The Port of Bellingham
recently awarded a $750,000 contract to habilitate three deteriorated piers in Blaine Harbor in support of the working waterfront. The Everett Port Commission
has authorized CEO Les Reardanz to sign a long-term lease with Waterplace LLC, to construct a 142-room Hotel Indigo in Fisherman’s Harbor at Waterfront Place.
Eleven environmental education programs supported by the Port of San Diego
will educate an estimated 150,000 students on pollution prevention and natural resources within the San Diego Bay watershed over the next five years.
The Long Beach Harbor Commission took an important step forward in upgrading firefighting resources in the Port of Long Beach
with its approval earlier this month of engineering design services for Fireboat Stations Nos. 15 and 20.
The Evergreen Line container ship Ever Sigma container ship last week discharged the 9 millionth TEU to pass through the Port of Los Angeles
in the span of 12 months, the most ever for a port in the Western Hemisphere. The Northwest Seaport Alliance
reports international container volume set a May record, with throughput at its Seattle and Tacoma terminals up 18 percent from a year ago to 255,817 TEUs.
|Public Port Press Releases:
JAXPORT Board of Directors unanimously approves start of Jacksonville Harbor Deepening
June 26, 2017
JAXPORT WELCOMES LARGEST CONTAINERSHIP TO EVER CALL A FLORIDA PORT
June 24, 2017
Board Elects Robert R. Barkerding, Jr. Chairman
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 22, 2017
Port NOLA Chairman Receives National Transportation Leadership Award
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 21, 2017
Port of Los Angeles Renews Chilean Fruit Terminal Lease with SSA Pacific
San Pedro, California
June 19, 2017
Port Manatee dedicates rebuilt Berth 9
June 15, 2017
Port of South Louisiana and World Trade Center of New Orleans Use Op-Ed in National Publication to Highlight Link between Agriculture and Infrastructure
June 7, 2017
Metro Announces Launch Dates for Bike Share Expansions in Pasadena and the Port of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
May 30, 2017
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