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Portland container terminal expansion aims to boost farm exports

Capital Press 18 May 2022
PORTLAND — The Port of Portland plans to increase the flow of Northwest agricultural exports and Asian consumer product imports by expanding its container terminal’s footprint ... State transportation officials recently awarded the project a $7.3 million “Connect Oregon” grant, while the balance of the costs will come from the port’s general fund.

Caddo Commission considers list of roads to swap for I-69 service road

Victoria Advocate 18 May 2022
– The Caddo Parish Commission is considering taking ownership of portions of seven state-owned roads in exchange for the state taking over the proposed Interstate 69 Service Road that will connect the port to Interstate 49 ... The port’s board last week approved a federal grant application that will be used to fill the funding gap.

Iranian delegation in Oman to discuss trade ties

Press TV 18 May 2022
Reports in the Omani media showed Peymanpak holding talks with officials from Oman's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion. The IRNA report said that representatives from 30 Iranian companies as well as officials from Iran’s ports authority and the Export Guarantee Fund of Iran have been accompanying Peymanpak in his trip to Oman.

News briefs from around the Pacific Tuesday May 17

RNZ 17 May 2022
Suva port call "normal" for French surveillance ship ... The French frigate Vendemiaire's operations officer Lieutenant Cyrille said the port call last week was a routine exercise for various French navy ships that are in New Calendonia ... More funds for Nauru port. The Asian Development Bank has granted more money for a port development in Nauru.

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RNZ 17 May 2022
Suva port call "normal" for French surveillance ship ... The French frigate Vendemiaire's operations officer Lieutenant Cyrille said the port call last week was a routine exercise for various French navy ships that are in New Calendonia ... More funds for Nauru port. The Asian Development Bank has granted more money for a port development in Nauru.

Grant applications for DeMott fund due July 1

The Bradford Era 17 May 2022
PORT ALLEGANY — Applications for grant funding from the McKean County Community Foundation, Joe DeMott Community Development Fund are due by July 1. This fund supports projects that will encourage the arts, community ...

Pushing Sagarmala: While there have been significant gains, overall progress has been sporadic

Financial Express 17 May 2022
Despite these gains, overall progress has been sporadic—especially in the major ports run by the government—due to land acquisition problems, inadequate fund mobilisation, limited private sector investments in key areas like port modernisation, among other factors ... Port modernisation projects have also seen cost escalation.

Bike parking pods coming to Port Authority Bus Terminal, Hudson Square this summer

AM New York 17 May 2022
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is gearing up for new bike parking facilities at three of its properties in the Big Apple and across the Hudson River in the Garden State, the agency announced Tuesday ... The project comes at no cost to the Port Authority, the agency said.

JN Foundation awards $8.3 million to implement seven community projects

Jamaica Observer 17 May 2022
The Port Maria Hospital in St Mary will also benefit from the grant funding with the donation of medical equipment, such as an ECG machine, pulse oximeters and a defibrillator ... Bull Savannah Primary & Junior High School in St Elizabeth has been awarded funding to furnish an existing open-air lunchroom that caters to some 40 students.


Longview News-Journal 17 May 2022
Six months after President Biden signed the more than $1 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, local governments are eligible for billions of dollars in funding to support projects that range from transforming ports and parks to rural broadband and help tackle challenges like climate change and racial wealth inequity.

Pasco sheriff and county work on details of jail transition and budget

Tampa Bay Times 17 May 2022
She has argued that the county should have been providing her more funding because of its decision to have a second full-service courthouse in New Port Richey and should have been paying the full cost for information technology services that her office took over several years ago.

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Bitcoinist 17 May 2022
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Port Authority considers site development for businesses

The Daily Jeff 16 May 2022
Additionally, Hannah Stillions, a community development specialist with OMEGA, has worked with the Port Authority to craft application materials necessary to access the various funding sources ... Finally, Board Treasurer Ed Wright reported all but one of the loans granted through the Port Authority Revolving Loan Fund are current.

Bentz, GOP lawmakers petition Biden for Coos Bay port money

Herald and News 16 May 2022
Cliff Bentz, R-Oregon, and four other Pacific Northwest lawmakers have written President Joe Biden in support of federal funding for a new international seaport in Coos Bay ... They argue a new Pacific port will help alleviate supply chain problems in other busy West Coast ports such as Los Angeles, Long Beach, Oakland and Seattle.

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Hits the Ground Running to Build a Better America Six Months ...

The White House 16 May 2022
Ports & Waterways ... The Maritime Administration (MARAD) at USDOT also announced a $450 million notice of funding opportunity for the Port Infrastructure Development Program grants to improve ports and strengthen the nation’s supply chains, building off of $230 million of awards in December 2021 ... Land Ports of Entry ... Coastal Resilience Fund.

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