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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ABB has secured a contract with Haemin Heavy Industries shipyard to provide a complete power and propulsion solution for Busan Port Authority’s first all-electric passenger ferry (Image: ABB)

ABB to Power South Korea’s First Domestic Zero-emissions Ferry

ABB said it has secured a contract with Haemin Heavy Industries shipyard to provide…

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Singapore Prioritizes Vaccinations to Frontline Maritime Workers

More than 10,000 frontline maritime personnel to receive COVID-19 vaccinations by…

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Ireland: Large Fire at Port of Cork Under Control

Firefighters have brought a large fire at the southern Irish port of Cork under control…

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DP World to Build $1.1B Deep-water Port in Senegal

Global port operator DP World has signed agreements with the government of Senegal to develop a deep

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European Commission to Co-Finance Port of Algeciras LNG-Bunkering Vessel

The European Commission will co-finance the construction of the first vessel to be…

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Duluth Seaway Port Authority Acquires Duluth Lake Port dock

The Duluth Seaway Port Authority last week finalized acquisition of the Duluth Lake…

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Port of Gdynia Seeking Partner for Outer Port Development Project

The Port of Gdynia Authority (PGA) in Poland has recently launched a formal procedure…

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Rare US Soybean Cargo Unloaded at Brazils Paranaguá Port

A ship carrying 30,500 tonnes of U.S. soybeans was unloading its rare cargo on Friday…

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Greece Gets Strong Interest for Igoumenitsa Port

Greece on Friday received nine non-binding bids for a 67% stake in Igoumenitsa port, its privatizati

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Singapore Seeking LNG Bunker Suppliers

Singapore is looking to add liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker suppliers amid increasing…

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Search Called Off for Overboard Mariner in the Port of Savannah

The U.S. Coast Guard said it has suspended its search Tuesday evening for a containership…

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Port of Virginia Names Edwards CEO

The Virginia Port Authority Board (VPA) of Commissioners today introduced Stephen…

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