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North America

Infrastructure work pivotal at Oregon
Maintaining and improving aging infrastructure remains a priority at the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (Port of Coos Bay or OIPCB), the president of the port’s Board of Commissioners Dave Kronsteiner has said. 16 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
GPA receives ecommerce investment boost
Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has announced two major ecommerce developments amidst new infrastructure projects and record cargo volumes. 13 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
LED lighting reduces energy consumption
10 ship-to-shore cranes have been supplied with LED illumination which increases lifespan, decreases maintenance costs and significantly reduce energy consumption. 12 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Canadian port proposal clears environmental hurdle
A proposal to build a new deep-sea port in Iqaluit has been given environmental approval by the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB). 04 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
PMA claims California CAAP not cost-effective
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMA) has claimed the USD$14bn Clean AirAction Plan (CAAP) is relying on “speculative technology”. 29 Sep 2017 - Port Strategy
Port bottlenecks hamper Puerto Rico recovery
Limited numbers of trucks and drivers are hindering aid distribution efforts on Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. 28 Sep 2017 - Port Strategy
Georgia ports will reopen “as quickly as possible”
The Ports of Savannah and Brunswick are expected to remain closed until at least Wednesday following Hurricane Irma’s impact. 11 Sep 2017 - Port Strategy
Baltimore to host 2018 GreenPort Congress
The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) have announced that the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore will play host to the GreenPort Congress in 2018. 07 Sep 2017 - Port Strategy
US ports net $100m in security grants
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced the recipients of its FY 2017 Port Security Grant Program (PSGP). 07 Sep 2017 - Port Strategy
US ports handled 1.72m teu in July
US ports saw a boom in imports in July, with preliminary data from the National Retail Federation showing that they handled the equivalent of 1.72m teu, just missing out on creating a record. 06 Sep 2017 - Port Strategy
Canadian container terminal closed after 11 staff injured
Canada’s Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal was yesterday closed after 11 employees were injured. 04 Sep 2017 - Port Strategy
Central Arctic port proposal approved
Canada’s largest and northernmost territory has made initial steps towards creating the Central Arctic’s first deep-water port at the mid-point of the Northwest Passage. 04 Sep 2017 - Port Strategy
Port of Houston operational
Operations have resumed at the Port of Houston’s Barbours Cut and Bayport terminals in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. 01 Sep 2017 - Port Strategy
US Gulf ports in post-Harvey recovery mode
The ports of Texas City, Galveston and Freeport have been reopened with restrictions on vessel traffic, according to Reuters. 31 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Port Corpus Christi out of action until 4 September
Port Corpus Christi is not expected to resume standard operations for another four days as a result of Hurricane Harvey. 30 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Houston and Corpus Christi ports remain closed
The ports of Houston and Corpus Christi remain closed following flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. 29 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
LA steps up security following terminal breach
America’s Port of Los Angeles is stepping up security measures following a police car chase and death of a suspected car thief at one of its terminals. 29 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
JLL: North American ports record gains
Port gateways in the US and Canada increased their container volumes from 3.2m to 45.6m teu between 1974 and 2016, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) said. 24 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
North America sees industrial property boom
Industrial property markets including ports are strong across the US, and Canadian ones are also doing well, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has said. 24 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
JLL highlights trends facing NA ports
Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has identified five top trends to watch out for at North American ports in its Ports Airports and Global Infrastructure (PAGI) 2017 Seaport report. 24 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy