The U.S. Coast Guard bulletin regarding compliance with the International Maritime Organization's verified gross mass requirement "seems to allow for more flexibility," says Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero.
Three of the four pre-qualified port terminal operators that will bid for control of the Corozal Container Terminal have ties to container shipping giants Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC), and CMA CGM.
The 13,092-TEU containership COSCO Hope crashed into a gantry crane at Port Said as it was departing the Egyptian port, igniting a fire that spread to 20 containers and resulted in injuries to at least two people.
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The Water Resources Development Act reauthorization includes provisions sought by the nation's port authorities related to how harbor deepening projects are funded, getting more money for maintenance dredging in the pipeline and authorizing new projects.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is seeking to resolve an investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission into the agency’s bond statements on the financing of tunnel, bridge and road projects.
The locks are scheduled to undergo a technological upgrade this summer to replace a half-century-old master control system that opens and closes the waterway passage.