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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Rotterdam Port Explores Option of Geothermal

Research into the geothermal port of Rotterdam is entering the next phase, according…

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29,476 Vessels Arrive at Rotterdam Port

2019 was a relatively safe year for shipping in the port of Rotterdam. Over the past year…

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Corvus to Suppy Batteries for Hybrid Cranes

Corvus Energy, the large-scale energy storage systems (ESS) provider for marine industry…

Following the delivery of fireboat “Branddirektor Westphal”, the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has ordered two more fire-fighting vessels
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SCHOTTEL to Equip Fireboat Pair

The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has chosen SCHOTTEL for two more fire-fighting vessels.

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Egypt Reopens Two Mediterranean Ports

Egypt on Saturday reopened the harbors of two of its Mediterranean ports, Alexandria and Dekheila, w

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Egypt Shuts Two Med Ports Due to Bad Weather

Egypt on Friday closed the harbors of two of its Mediterranean ports, Alexandria and Dekheila…

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First LNG Bunker License for Kairos

In December Nauticor's “Kairos” received the first license to conduct LNG ship-to…

The Port of Gothenburg is actively participating in several collaborations to both share and acquire new knowledge about how ports can best work with climate- and environmental issues. Photo: Gothenburg Port Authority.

Nordic Ports Unite for Sustainable Transport

In a signed declaration, the Nordic ports have agreed to cooperate, exchange information…

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Rotterdam Port Trials New App on Berths

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is starting a trial digital service providing application…

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Elbe Project: Underwater Storage Areas Completed

The Port of Hamburg announced that in the course of the Elbe's river dredging, construction…

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Cargo Biz Grows at Hamburg Port

Germany’s largest universal port, the Port of Hamburg, reported a container throughput…

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Largest Wind Turbine Tested on Maasvlakte

The world’s largest wind turbine, Haliade-X, is being tested on Maasvlakte at Port of Rotterdam.

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