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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
Philadelphia to double container capacity
A comprehensive Capital Investment Programme at the Port of Philadelphia has been announced by Governor Tom Wolf. 23 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
LA/LB propose roadmap for next green developments
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are proposing for the next version of San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP). 21 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Trump election leads to industry uncertainty
The election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States has led to unease and unrest in both the US and the international port and shipping industry. 10 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Vancouver USA puts T5 out to tender
The Port of Vancouver USA is seeking Statements of Interest (SOIs) for the design, permit, construction and operation of a high-volume marine terminal facility at its Terminal 5. 08 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Oakland to fast-track TraPac expansion
Work to double the size of the Port of Oakland’s second-largest marine terminal is set begin next month. 02 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Co-operation and cargo
The ports of North America's heartland present a united front, as Barry Parker explains 30 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Indiana pushes forward with new port
Ports of Indiana is moving ahead with its plan to build a fourth port at a 725-acre former coal-fired power plant on the Ohio River, which previously belonged to Indiana Michigan Power and was decommissioned last year. 25 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy