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Dominion Pipe & Piling
Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E&E) is a recognized global leader in environmental management. E&E provides clients with innovative solutions to a full range of environmental problems. Employing more than 1,150 respected experts in 85 engineering and scientific disciplines, E&E has offices in 43 cities across the United States and in 17 locations around the globe. Since 1970, E&E has completed more than 50,000 projects in 122 different countries, in nearly every ecosystem on the planet.
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Vac-Con, Inc. a Green Cove Springs (FL)-based manufacturer of truck mounted vacuum equipment and hydro excavating machines, this month delivered 18 new jumbo-sized specialty trucks to the Port of Jacksonville for export to Peru. The Tampa Port Authority this week announced that the port’s board of commissioners has approved a terminal use agreement with its new strategic partner AMPORTS – one of North America’s largest auto processors – to process new automobiles, trucks and other vehicles for delivery by truck and rail to Southeast markets within and outside of Florida.
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Naylor, LLC
Containerized cargo continued its upward trend at the Port of Long Beach in November, with volume rising 2.5 percent from a year ago to 569,599 TEUs, thanks to solid gains for both imports (+6.5 percent) and exports (+9.9 percent). The St. Lawrence Seaway reported that year-to-date total cargo shipments for the period March 22 to November 30 were 33 million metric tons, down 6 percent over the same period in 2012. The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) reports container volumes its Hampton Roads marine terminals reached 192,918 TEUs in November, bringing the year-to-date total to 2,042,442 TEUs – a 6.4 percent increase compared to the corresponding 11-month period of 2012.
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For the fifth year in a row, AAPA and its staff "adopted" a local family through the Alexandria (Virginia) Department of Community and Human Services’ (ADCHS) Holiday Sharing Program. This year, all 17 AAPA staff members participated in the program, either by shopping, donating funds for gift purchases, wrapping presents, or transporting the gifts to the ACDHS offices. As in previous years, AAPA made a financial donation to this effort in lieu of sending holiday cards.
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Strata Systems, Inc.
The last oceangoing vessel to call on the Port of Duluth-Superior for the 2013 shipping season departed the port on December 19. The Port of Sept-Îles is proud to have hosted the largest amount of bulk cargo ever loaded onto a ship in North American maritime history.
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Port of Tacoma commissioners have named Clare Petrich to lead the 2014 Commission.
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Transportation Security Associates, LLC
The Los Angeles City Council on December 17 unanimously approved a 50-year lease to transform a 100-year-old pier on the LA Waterfront in San Pedro into an urban marine research and innovation center called AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles.
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The Port of San Diego recently completed an environmental project that will reduce the port district's water usage by thousands of gallons a year.
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New Career Opportunity: Commercial Management Officer III – 1433 – Maryland Port Administration New RFP/RFQ/RFI: Request for Expressions of Interest: Request for Technical Assistance – Port Investment Plan Toolkit
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Public Port Press Releases: Port of New Bedford Releases Study on East Coast Marine Highway Services – New Bedford, Massachusetts – December 23, 2013 An All-Time Record in North American Maritime History – Sept-Iles, Quebec – December 17, 2013 Los Angeles City Council Approves Lease for Urban Marine Research 'AtlaSea' Campus at the Port of Los Angeles – San Pedro, California – December 17, 2013 $6 Million in Made-in-Northeast Florida Jumbo Trucks Head to Peru – December 16, 2013 Plaquemines Port Acquires Major Tract of Land for Future Development – Belle Chasse, Louisiana – December 16, 2013
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