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Oregon leaders, Port of Coos Bay continue push for major shipping container project

The World 31 Mar 2023
Oregon Representative Val Hoyle reported she is pushing hard in Congress to garner support and funding for the Port of Coos Bay shipping container project ... Margaret Barber, director of external affairs and business development for the Port of Coos Bay, said the port is moving forward with the project incrementally as funding allows.

Exports at Port Houston Remain Strong While Imports Soften

The Galveston Daily News 31 Mar 2023
The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met on Monday, March 20 ... Guenther and other executive leadership expressed how they were encouraged by EDF’s responsiveness to the Port’s Environmental, Social, Safety, and Governance Plan (ES2G) and the funding applications it is pursuing ... About Port Houston ... Port Houston.

3 projects with close ties to Gov. Pritzker’s allies land $141M in state funding

Chicago Sun-Times 31 Mar 2023
Officials wanted a tighter rein on which costs could be paid out of Rebuild Illinois bond proceeds before funding the next $7.5 million the port requested ... Then, in February 2020, Lundy was a part of a coordinated effort to lobby state legislators and Pritzker’s staff for port funding, public records show.

PM Modi extends greetings on commencement of National Maritime Week

Beijing News 31 Mar 2023
The Committee is composed of representatives of Ship owners, Seafarers, Port Trusts, Maritime State Governments, the Ministry of Shipping, etc. The Committee secures funds through voluntary contributions from the Ship owners, Port authorities, and various semi Government and non-Government organisations interested in Shipping.

San Pedro commerce chamber asks LA mayor to name locals to harbor commission

Daily Breeze 31 Mar 2023
The issue has arisen as the new mayor, elected in November, began proposing new appointments this week for the harbor commission that oversees the Port of Los Angeles ... LA, Long Beach ports celebrate early state funding for ‘game-changing’ workforce training center.

$200 million aimed at improving the movement of freight around Illinois

News-Press Now 31 Mar 2023
Administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation using federal tax funds, the is designed to implement the goals of the Illinois State Freight Plan. “These funds will be used for 22 port, rail and highway projects in Illinois to address bottlenecks, increase mobility and improve the supply chain up and down the state,” Gov.

World’s first hydrogen dual fuel straddle carrier launches in Port of Antwerp

SAFETY4SEA 31 Mar 2023
Antwerp Terminal Services (ATS), a joint venture between MSC PSA Europe Terminal (MPET) and PSA Antwerp (PSAA), yesterday officially launched the world’s first H2 dual fuel straddle carrier in the Port of Antwerp ... This next stage is supported by PIONEERS, a project funded by the EU and coordinated by the Port of Antwerp-Bruges.

LR: Timeline for compliance with the FuelEU requirements

SAFETY4SEA 31 Mar 2023
The Regulation is expected to apply from 1 January 2025 to ships over 5000 GT which use EEA (EU plus Norway and Iceland) ports ... each non-compliant port call. (The funds raised from the penalties will be allocated to support common ... This will also apply to other EEA ports from 2035 if they have an onshore power supply.

Lawmakers appropriate extra $620 million for roads as they work to finish budget

Enterprise Journal 31 Mar 2023
For two decades, lack of funding and rising repair costs have forced MDOT to focus mostly on maintenance instead of new projects or major expansions ... MDOT to match federal dollars and provides $30 million for “multi-modal” projects, including $10 million for work at state ports.

easyJet Welcomes UK Government’s Green Hydrogen Commitment

Simple Flying 31 Mar 2023
From setting aside funds to support everything from solar power to port infrastructure projects to ...

Virgin Orbit on brink of collapse as it sacks 85pc of staff

The Daily Telegraph 31 Mar 2023
Sir Richard Branson has been forced to inject $11m into the satellite-launch company after the business failed to raise funding from other sources. The cash injection will fund the redundancies of 675 staff and remaining employees will work on winding down the business.

DOE's Strategy to Accelerate and Expand Offshore Wind Deployment

The Maritime Executive 31 Mar 2023
Supporting this are other elements of the government, including the Maritime Administration (MARAD) which last year awarded grants for nearly $100 million for port ... A further $660 million in funding for port-related infrastructure projects is included in the FY 2023 budget.

Central port getting $5.7M for projects

The Telegraph - Alton 30 Mar 2023
More than $5.7 million in improvements are planned at America's Central Port in Granite City ... Additional, $2.1 million in program funds is marked for Phase 3 of road improvements at the port ... Pritzker said the funding will aid port, rail, and highway projects designed to address bottlenecks, increase mobility and improve the supply chain.

Washington State House 2023-25 Capital Budget Includes Funding to Upgrade the Port of Mattawa Event Center

Ellensburg Daily Record 30 Mar 2023
In particular, the funding will be used by the Port of Mattawa to make some necessary improvements to the exterior of the Event Center, such as expanding and upgrading the Event Center parking lot by doing the following..

Port of LA takes step toward allowing scrap metal recycling facility to keep running

Daily Breeze 30 Mar 2023
The Port of Los Angeles has taken an early step toward allowing a scrap metal recycling facility to continue operating ... 750 will be considered as it relates to the port-certified 1996 Hugo Neu-Proler lease renewal EIR for SA Recycling ... LA, Long Beach ports celebrate early state funding for ‘game-changing’ workforce training center.

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