Port Authority

A port authority operates ports and other transportation infrastructure for a special-purpose district. Whether operated directly by the government or in cooperation with government agencies, North American port authorities are public entities and are governed by a board or commission. Most port authorities are financially autonomous. Port districts may also operate shipping terminals, airports, railroads, and irrigation facilities. The port authority often owns land, dictates fees, and collects taxes.

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Niam Chiang Meng, Chairman of MPA (centre) officially opened the Maritime Cybersecurity Operations Centre together with key representatives from ST Engineering and Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA). (From left) Teo Chin Hock, Deputy Chief Executive (Development), CSA; Vincent Chong, President & CEO, ST Engineering; Ms Quah Ley Hoon, Chief Executive, MPA; and  Ravinder Singh,  President, Electronics, ST Engineering. Photo: MPA

Singapore Opens 24/7 Maritime Cybersecurity Center

Niam Chiang Meng, Chairman of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)…

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Global Problem, Local Action: IMO/EU Initiative

A new IMO video puts the spotlight on how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime…

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DNV GL, NTU Partner in 3D Printing

The global quality assurance and risk management company DNV GL and Nanyang Technological…

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MPA Revokes Southernpec's Bunkering Licence

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has revoked the bunker craft operator…

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Rotterdam, Guangzhou Ports Sign Sister Deal

The representatives of the Port of Rotterdam Authority and the port authority of…

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First Ship from Antwerp to Açu

As BBC Amethyst anchored in Porto do Açu, Brazil, she becomes the first vessel to…

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Marseille Fos Names MD

Former port of Le Havre managing director Hervé Martel has started work as interim…

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Singapore Investigating Bunker Tampering

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is investigating bunker craft…

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Record-Breaking Cargo Ship Visits JAXPORT

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), an international trade seaport on the St.

Singapore Mega Port on Track for 2021

Singapore on Tuesday said its plans to build the world's biggest container terminal…

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Houston Widens Ship Channel

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has decided to accelerate widening…

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