Latest Port Authority Stories

2014-08-18 08:22:20

BELLEDUNE, NB, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today spoke of the important role Canada's marine ports play in supporting trade and economic growth in a speech to the 56(th) annual conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, hosted by the Belledune Port Authority. Building on this year's conference theme of 'Anchors Away', Minister Raitt highlighted the opportunities and challenges in global shipping for Canada's ports, while promoting...

2014-08-11 12:21:08

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Port of Pittsburgh Commission (PPC) announced today that Mr. Stephen Martinko will be the Commission's new executive director. Since January, 2013, Martinko has been the deputy staff director of the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and previously served as chief of staff for U.S. Congressman Bill Shuster (R-PA). Martinko was instrumental in the development of the Water Resources and...

2014-06-05 23:16:55

The Nogales Port Authority's presentation at the US-Mexico "Binational Bridges and Border Meeting" in Tijuana on May 29 is an example of the efforts on the part of the Nogales Port Authority) to provide critical support for the growth of bi-national trade through Nogales. Nogales, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Bruce Bracker, Chairman of the Greater Nogales Santa Cruz County Port Authority (GNSCCPA), and Martha Rascon, Ex-Officio Board member of the Port Authority and...

2014-05-28 23:09:40

Greater Nogales Santa Cruz County Port Authority Spearheads Mariposa Port’s $244 M Expansion Nogales, Arizona (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Port of the Future is here NOW in Nogales. The $244M expansion and modernization of the Mariposa Land Port of Entry is nearing 100% completion. The physical improvements at the Mariposa Port are state-of-the-art and have made this the most modern and efficient port of entry on the U.S. Mexico border. The formal, ceremonial opening of the completed port...

2014-05-19 12:20:42

Vehicles and Related Goods Continue to Drive Port Operations, Increasing 16 Percent in 2013 WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to new federal government data, overall automaker activity at New Jersey ports rose 16 percent in 2013 over the previous year. Light vehicle-related total imports climbed 12 percent, and light vehicle-related total exports rose a whopping 51 percent. All New Jersey port auto-related activity - including vehicles, parts, and...

2013-10-31 23:30:06

EMED Jamaica’s premier air ambulance evacuation service today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Port Authority of Jamaica. This agreement allows EMED's emergency ground and air ambulance evacuation services for cruise ship passengers traveling to Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 EMEDICAL GLOBAL JAMAICA LTD.(EMED), Jamaica’s premier air ambulance evacuation service today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Port...

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