Dredging up the dirt at the Port of Long Beach [started] Tuesday morning as city and federal officials gathered to officially kick off the $40 million Main Channel Deepening Project. The project will improve navigation in the channel, which passes beneath the Gerald Desmond Bridge, allow tankers to come in fully loaded, and provide [...]
Leading users of the Panama Canal voiced outrage Tuesday at toll increases that take effect next year, calling them outsized, unfair and ill-timed. The hikes set to take effect January 1 vary by the type of ship and cargo, from 8-16 percent.
“Shippers have suffered from the decrease in traffic, and even now we face [...]
General Electric Japanese trading house Itochu Corp have agreed to cooperate on investment in large wind and other renewable energy projects, Itochu said, boosting Itochu’s share price by nearly 5 percent.
GE, the largest U.S. conglomerate and a top maker of wind power generators, and Itochu will jointly take a majority stake in a 30 [...]
One of the twin mobile harbor cranes that longshore workers use to handle wind energy components in Vancouver.
The Port of Vancouver, Wash., has been identified by the U.S. Census Bureau as the leading U.S. port in handling cargo related to wind energy projects. The port handled more than 2,700 pieces of wind turbines [...]