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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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ChainPORT Renews Digital, Environmental Commitment

Delegates from the world’s leading ports have come together to examine their role…

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Singapore Bans Open-Loop Scrubbing

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said that it is banning the discharge…

Group photo of MPA Chairman, APA Chairman with member country representatives. Photo: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Singapore Hosts ASEAN Ports Association Meeting

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has hosted the 44th ASEAN Ports…

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China Strengthens Maritime Cooperation with Lativa

The the third largest container port in the world Port of Shenzhen Lativa's Freeport…

Pic: Port of Antwerp

Port Police Regulation in Force in Antwerp

The modification of the Municipal Port Police Regulation, the Port Instructions and…

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Rotterdam Port CFO Paul Smits Leaves

Paul Smits, Chief Financial Officer of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, will be leaving…

A five day look at michael's track before heading back out to sea. CREDIT: NHC

Port Panama City Update

In the wake of hurricane Michael, Port Panama City Director Wayne Stubbs issued the…

Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Health. Photo: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Singapore Funds Green Marine Fuel Program

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has allocated about USD 3.64 million…

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Babcock Wins Newcastle Helicopter Marine Pilot Contract

Babcock Australasia announced it has been awarded a further contract for helicopter…

Pic: Port of Antwerp

Antwerp Port-Europe Traffic Up

Traffic flows between the Belgian port of Antwerp and the hinterland market in Hungary…

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Singapore's Port Authority Investing in LNG Bunkering

Singapore's port authority has so far invested S$26 million ($19 million) into developing cleaner-bu

Acamar (Photo: Macduff Ship Design)

New Tug for Shoreham Port Authority

A new 16-meter harbor tug has completed its delivery voyage from Macduff Shipyards…

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