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U.S. Imports in February Expected to be Lowest in Nearly Three Years

Published Feb 7, 2023 6:11 PM by The Maritime Executive

Import cargo volume at the U.S.’s major container ports is expected to drop to its lowest level in nearly three years during...


Container Fire Continues to Burn at Port of Iskenderun

Published Feb 7, 2023 4:20 PM by The Maritime Executive

Despite reports that it has been extinguished, the container fire at the port of Iskenderun continues to burn into its second day,...


Earthquake Disrupts Oil Exports From Turkey's Ceyhan Terminal

Published Feb 6, 2023 10:02 PM by The Maritime Executive

After the devastating quake that struck southern Turkey on Monday, the port of Ceyhan has suspended operations at its crude oil te...


Seaports Are the Key to Making Green Hydrogen Cost Competitive

Published Feb 5, 2023 8:56 PM by Brian Gicheru Kinyua

As the world strives for a net zero emissions future by 2050, hydrogen has attracted considerable attention in the decarbonization...


Senegal's Delayed Port to Proceed After Government Secures Financing

Published Feb 3, 2023 3:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

After more than a year delay, Senegal is finally set to commence construction of the $1.1 billion Ndayane deepwater port which is...


DP World to Develop Mega-Container Terminal in Northwest India

Published Feb 2, 2023 4:58 PM by The Maritime Executive

DP World won a major concession to develop and operate a new mega-container terminal in northwest India which will be part of the...


Virginia Port Authority's Inland Port Switches to 100% Green Power

Published Jan 31, 2023 8:54 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Port of Virginia's inland port in Front Royal has made the switch to 100 percent renewable electrical power for its own op...


Pilots Prevent Grounding After 20,000 TEU Boxship Loses Power

Published Jan 31, 2023 6:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

Marine pilots aboard the boxship MOL Treasure skillfully prevented a casualty when the vessel lost power Thursday on the approache...


Los Angeles Seeks Input to Double Cruise Terminals with Outer Harbor 

Published Jan 31, 2023 4:21 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Port of Los Angeles is looking to expand its cruise port operations by taking the first steps for the long proposed new cruise...


DOT Turns Down $1.2B Grant for Coos Bay Container Terminal - For Now

Published Jan 31, 2023 2:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Port of Coos Bay has high hopes to build a brand new mega-container terminal on the Oregon coast, but its plans may have to wa...

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