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Trump budget to affect US port funding
President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget could see significant declines for most federally funded port-related programmes. 17 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
US port-related infrastructure "long way from adequate"
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) graded America’s marine port infrastructure a C+ in the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card. 13 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
ILA urges US dockers not to strike
The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) are set to seek immediate emergency meetings with Members of Congress to try and stop US dockers going on strike. 01 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
ICTSI and Portland part ways
ICTSI Oregon and the Port of Portland have agreed to terminate the operator's 25-year lease at the port’s Terminal 6 after admitting no end in sight to a catalogue of troubles including a lack of major clients and considerable labour issues. 28 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Georgia and Virginia file co-operation agreement
The port authorities of Georgia and Virginia have filed for permission to create the ‘East Coast Gateway Terminal Agreement’. 28 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
APMT makes Elizabeth 'big ship' ready
APM Terminals has significantly increased its US$70m investment plans for the APMT Port Elizabeth Facility. 23 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
ILA members call for US port shut down
Members of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), from Maine to Texas in the US are calling for a shut down of ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, as well as a march on Washington to protest job losses and the subsequent effects on the American economy. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Trump’s talk ‘just a phase’, says DPW
US President Donald Trump’s anti-globalisation sentiments are “just a phase” and “will go away”, the chairman of DP World has told CNBC. 15 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Funding threat for US ports with Cuban trade
In his newly proposed budget, Florida Governor Rick Scott has threatened to withdraw funding from the state’s ports if they pursue trade deals with Cuba. 02 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Long Beach pursues competitiveness in 2017
With an increasing number of mergers, changing alliances and bankruptcies in 2016, and now uncertain trade policies afoot, Port of Long Beach’s (POLB) interim chief executive Duane Kenagy said it is clear that only the most efficient and strongest ports will survive. 01 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
AAPA 'encouraged' by US infrastructure plan
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is said to be encouraged by the recent release of the infrastructure investment outline by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Democrats. 26 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
Financial jitters threaten Seattle terminal sale
The Port of Seattle has objected to the sale of the operations centre at Terminal 46 which is leased by bankrupt shipping company Hanjin. 12 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
Trump administration threatens port funding
The Trump administration’s promise to rebuild the US infrastructure could involve a system of tax cuts and credits for corporations and an infrastructure bank for projects, which could prove to be problematic for the transportation and logistics industry. 28 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Charleston ports chief calls for co-operation
President and chief executive of South Carolina Ports Authority Jim Newsome has said that even in the competitive world of cargo shipping, there’s room for co-operation. 28 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Progress for Port of Long Beach expansion
The Port of Long Beach has released an environmental study on its proposal to reconfigure and expand the Pier B on-dock rail facility. 28 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Tampa targets "business-focused" growth
Port Tampa Bay unveiled the port’s new plan ‘Vision 2030’, which provides a road map that underscores opportunities and challenges in building and maintaining a thriving seaport. 12 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Ports America on board at Nova Scotia
Ports America has signed an agreement with an Australian investment firm to develop and manage Novaporte, the planned new mega container terminal at the Port of Sydney in Nova Scotia, Canada. 12 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Delivering on promises
Barry Parker discusses life after the expanded Panama Canal for ports on the US East Coast 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Harnessing solar power
The Port of Long Beach has installed a 904.75kW Mitsubishi Electric photovoltaic (PV) system to contribute to its sustainable environment developments. 30 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
New container terminal at Port of Montréal
The Port of Montréal has celebrated the opening of a new container terminal in the Viau sector. 24 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy