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 Achieves TEU Milestone in 2018

Europe's largest port, the Port of Rotterdam ended 2018 with a total container throughput…

Supply Vessel Sinks Off Singapore

Singapore's Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) said that a small supply and personnel…

Image: Piraeus Port Authority S.A.

Piraeus Port Signs MoU with Italian Ports

The Greek port of Piraeus signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Italy’s…

Liebherr LHM 600 mobile harbor crane arrives at Port Canaveral aboard the cargo vessel Happy Dover. (Photo: Canaveral Port Authority)

US' Largest Mobile Harbour Crane at Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral has taken the delivery of mobile harbor crane - 270-foot-tall Liebherr…

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Cabau Woehre to be CMA CGM's Director of Assets

Christine Cabau Woehrel is leaving her post as CEO of the Marseille Fos port authority…

In 2018, 753,000 containers (TEU) were handled at the Port of Gothenburg. Photo: Gothenburg Port Authority.

Port of Gothenburg Freight Volumes up 17% in 2018

Container volumes at the Swedish port of Gothenburg were 753000 teu in 2018, a 17%…

Pic: Sri Lanka Ports Authority

Kavan Ratnayaka Appointed as Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority

Kavan Ratnayaka has been appointed the new Chairman of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA).

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Rotterdam Port, RPPC Renew Collaboration

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and Rotterdam Port Promotion Council (RPPC) will…

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Rotterdam Port Launches Green Shipping Scheme

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has launched a new financial scheme, Incentive Scheme…

Artist’s rendering of new Cruise Terminal 3. Photo: Canaveral Port Authority

Port Canaveral Moves Ahead with Cruise Terminal 3

Florida's Canaveral Port Authority has awarded a $108.5m contract to Ivey’s Construction…

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Egyptian Ports Reopen After Sandstorm Clears

Egypt reopened five ports on Thursday that it had shut due to bad weather as conditions improved and

File Image: a boxship transits the suez Canal in better weather (CREDIT: © Andriy Kovach / AdobeStock)

UPDATE: Egypt Egypt Reopens Four of Six Ports Shut Due to Bad Weather

Egypt had previously closed four ports on the Red Sea and two on the Mediterranean…

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