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Storm Hanna Prompts Port Closures at Brownsville, Corpus Christi

Published Jul 26, 2020 9:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

Hurricane Hanna weakened to a tropical storm before making landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas on Saturday. As a precautionary mea...


EU Green-Lights Grant for Hydrogen Project in Inland Shipping

Published Jul 24, 2020 1:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

Hydrogen-powered inland vessels along the freight corridor between Rotterdam and Genoa are set to become a reality soon with the E...


Port of Tacoma's Husky Terminal Dismantles 31-Year-Old STS Cranes

Published Jul 23, 2020 9:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

In a sign of the times, the Port of Tacoma's privately-operated Husky Terminal is dismantling four older, smaller cranes after...


Port of Virginia Reports Volume Declines as it Continues Investments

Published Jul 23, 2020 8:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Port of Virginia completed a challenging but transitional fiscal year ended in June 2020. Like ports around the world, Virgini...


EU Supports Port of Valencia Electrification for Cold Ironing

Published Jul 23, 2020 7:11 PM by The Maritime Executive

The European Commission’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Committee has approved aid for two projects in the Port of Valenc...


Canadian and US Ports on St. Lawrence Seaway Mixed Seasonal Results

Published Jul 23, 2020 6:30 PM by The Maritime Executive

Accessed by the St. Lawrence Seaway, the Canadian and U.S. Great Lakes ports reported mixed results in June with strong shipments...


UK Seizes Cocaine at London Gateway in Sophisticated Smuggling Effort

Published Jul 23, 2020 5:35 PM by The Maritime Executive

The UK Border Force working at the London Gateway port seized cocaine in what they termed a usual and highly sophisticated smuggli...


110 Containers of Toxic Waste Intercepted at Tanjung Pelepas

Published Jul 23, 2020 5:07 PM by The Maritime Executive

Last month, Malaysian port officials discovered 110 import containers filled with toxic waste at the Port of Tanjung Pelepas, and...


Port of Rotterdam Reports Volume Declines but Accelerates Investments

Published Jul 23, 2020 5:00 PM by The Maritime Executive

Like most of the ports around the world, the Port of Rotterdam experienced strong declines in volumes during the first half of 202...


NW Seaport Alliance Calls for Urgent Action on Failing Bridge

Published Jul 23, 2020 2:07 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Port of Seattle and the Northwest Seaport Alliance are calling for a rapid replacement project for the West Seattle Bridge, wh...

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