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Wind turbine components keep Ontario port busy

The Ontario, Canada, Port of Johnstown will be busy over the next several months as vessels deliver Enercon turbine components for the Nation Rise Wind Farm project. The cargo represents a major

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Ports preparing for Hurricane Irma

SEPTEMBER 5, 2017—Ports in the Caribbean and Southeast U.S. are bracing for the impact of Hurricane Irma. For example, Port Everglades, one of the world’s busiest cruise ports accommodating 3.4 million passengers,

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Port of Galveston welcomes Texas’ largest cruise ship

 

“The repositioning of Liberty of the Seas to the Port of Galveston represents Royal Caribbean’s confidence in the Port of Galveston’s efficient cruise operations and ability to attract passengers on its Freedom class ships,” said Mike Mierzwa, Port Director. “We are excited to homeport the largest cruise ship to sail from the State of Texas.”

Carnival Cruise Lines and Disney Cruises also operate out of the Port of Galveston. IN 2013, the Port of Galveston handled 1,208,802 passengers.

The 1,112 ft x 185 ft Liberty of the Seas will offer seven-night Western Caribbean cruise itineraries, including Isla Roatan, Honduras; Belize City Belize; Cozumel, Mexico; Falmouth, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Montego Bay, Jamaica; and Costa Maya, Mexico as ports of call.

 

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CIT provides financing for post-Panamax gantry cranes

FEBRUARY 17, 2015 — Post-Panamax ships are going to need post-Panamax cranes and CIT Group Inc. (NYSE:CIT), a leading provider of commercial lending and leasing services, is helping terminal operators get them.

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Panama Canal Board approves new port

DECEMBER 31, 2014 —  The Panama Canal Board of Directors this week formally approved the development and construction of a transshipment port in Panama’s Corozal region.  Upon completion, the port will have

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Deepening of Port of Savannah moves ahead

OCTOBER 9, 2014—The $700-million Savannah Harbor Expansion Project that will allow deep-draft post-Panamax container vessels to call at the port after the completion of the expansion of the Panama Canal is moving

Critical waterways bill passed by U.S. Congress

MAY 23, 2014—Maritime interests hailed the passage by Congress of the critical waterways infrastructure bill H.R. 3080, the “Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014,” which contains major recommendations of the Capital