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Port container trade volumes within the geo-political region encompassed by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) reached a record high in 2014 of 56.9 million TEUs. That was up 4.1 percent from 2013 and more than double the box count of two decades ago. Throughput at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City terminal in the Port of Savannah jumped 25.8 percent in April to a new monthly high of 335,337 TEUs. Ro/Ro traffic at its Savannah and Brunswick facilities also rose sharply, by 14.1 percent to 77,574 vehicle and machinery units. Some 4.0 million tons cargo crossed the Port of Houston Authority’s docks in April, a 23 percent increase from a year ago. Loaded container units jumped 46 percent and steel imports 40 percent compared to April 2014. The San Pedro Harbor ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles together handled container volumes totaling just under 1.3 million TEUs in April, about the same as a year ago. Puget Sound container volumes stabilized in April, growing 1 percent year to date to 1,106,384 TEUs, as the ports of Seattle and Tacoma finished clearing the backlog of cargo that built up during contract negotiations between the West Coast labor union and employers.
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Georgia Ports Authority will be purchasing 20 new refrigerated container racks for its Garden City Terminal in the Port of Savannah to accommodate growth in the cold storage market.
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The Port of Long Beach will seek bids on the creation of a new fleet of truck chassis for peak periods of the year, complementing existing equipment used to haul cargo containers to and from terminals.
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Port of Long Beach
The Prince Rupert Port Authority marked the completion of its $90-million Road, Rail & Utility Corridor (RRUC) with a spike driving ceremony on May 19. The completed RRUC was constructed over a two-year period with the contracted expertise of two local joint ventures, and supports multiple new large-scale terminal developments that will boost Canada’s capacity to supply international markets.
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The Port of San Juan will host 10 visits this coming winter by the world’s largest cruise ships, Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas. The Puerto Rico Ports Authority expects those calls will bring a total of 60,000 passenger and generate a local economic impact amounting to $64 million.
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The Port of Virginia earned an operating profit in April of $3.9 million and has budgeted $123 million for capital projects in FY 2016. The planned investments include $70 million are for near-term improvements for motor carrier service, congestion relief and capacity expansion.
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Port Employment Opportunities:
Lands Manager – Port of Longview, Longview, WA
Manager of Terminal Operations – Port of Longview, Longview, WA
Terminal Superintendent – Port of Longview, Longview, WA

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