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A record 931 million metric tons of cargo moved through the the Brazilian port system in 2013, according to data compiled and reported by the national waterways agency, Agência Nacional de Transportes Aquaviários (ANTAQ). The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) opened calendar year 2014 with a strong January, posting year-on-year increases of 12.5 percent in container volumes and 7.3 percent in cargo tonnage. The Port of Houston Authority generated record container movement and cargo tonnage in 2013, with container throughput of 1,950,071 TEUs and an unprecedented 36 million short tons of cargo handled. The Port of Los Angeles reports container volume at its facilities totaled 685,0550 TEUs in January, an increase of 2.5 percent from 669,000 TEUs in January 2012.
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NuStar Energy L.P. has completed construction of a private marine loading dock at its North Beach Terminal in the Port of Corpus Christi. The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) is encouraged by the Canadian government’s unveiling on February 13 of the New Building Canada Plan, which allocates C$70 billion for public infrastructure over the next decade.
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Naylor, LLC
The City of Long Beach Harbor Department is moving to a new address and will soon be based in interim administrative offices at 4801 Airport Plaza Drive near the Long Beach Airport. Almost 20 years after establishing its presence on the World Wide Web, the Port of Tacoma this month launched a mobile-friendly website with enhanced capabilities.
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Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Hawaii Harbor System’s revenue bond rating at an "A " grade, citing a stable future outlook. A study commissioned by Port Saint John and New Brunswick’s Tourism, Heritage and Culture Department to examine Saint John’s potential as a cruise homeport concludes that the port is best suited to welcome expedition-class ships.
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The Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey on February 19 approved the purchase of more than 200 "green" vehicles, bringing the number of alternative-fuel, environmentally-friendly cars and trucks to approximately 85 percent of the agency’s fleet.
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Transportation Security Associates, LLC
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has contracted with Baltimore-based Boyden global executive search to find candidates for the job of executive director.
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Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulf Port
Career Opportunities: Manager of Communications & Community Relations – Longview, WA Environmental Engineer – Longview, WA Request for Qualifications: Request for Qualification: Phase I Garrows Bend Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF)
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Public Port Press Releases: Task Force Created to Address Concerns of Motor Carriers – Norfolk, VA – February 21, 2014 Virginia to Benefit from Realigned G6 Transatlantic Services – Norfolk, VA – February 21, 2014 Study Identifies Homeport Potential for Niche Market Cruises, Province Provides Funding for Infrastructure Needs – Saint John, New Brunswick – February 18, 2014
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