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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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