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Can Georgia, South Carolina ports help after the Baltimore bridge collapse?

(The Center Square) — Georgia and South Carolina port officials say they are willing to help their counterparts in Baltimore until their port resumes normal service after the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse. “Customers are still evaluating all their options in the market for Baltimore cargo,” the Georgia Ports Authority said in a statement. “Many will […]

East Coast ports brace for fallout from Baltimore bridge collapse

Eastern seaboard ports are preparing to accept rerouted goods from the Port of Baltimore following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge early Tuesday morning. Port officials and private distributors told The Hill that plans are underway to divert cargo shipments as ships are suspended in and out of the Port of Baltimore. “We’ve […]

Baltimore Port’s Closure Threatens Inflation and Bigger Deficits

The Port of Baltimore has been crippled by the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge, posing a risk to the U.S. economy of further inflation, reduced production capacity, and widening government deficits. The Port of Baltimore was the 17th busiest port in the nation by gross tonnage in 2021. Latest data Available from the […]

Biden Admin Spending Big To Make Ports Of Entry Green While Trying To Yank Border Wall Funds

The Biden administration is seeking to direct funding to building a border wall amid an unprecedented surge in illegal immigration into the United States, while also spending $1 billion to make U.S. land ports of entry more climate-friendly. You’re spending more than a dollar. The General Services Administration (GSA), the federal agency responsible for managing […]

Communication devices found on Chinese-built cranes located at US ports spark espionage concerns

A Congressional spy investigation uncovered communications devices on some terminals. cargo crane made in china Located in several U.S. ports, wall street journal It was reported on Thursday. Representatives from the Department of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard said during a recent House Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee hearing that 80% of U.S. cargo […]

White House announces new actions to mitigate cybersecurity threats at US ports

The White House on Wednesday announced four new measures aimed at strengthening cybersecurity at U.S. ports as a way to support supply chains. First, President Biden will sign an executive order that will strengthen the Department of Homeland Security’s authority to address maritime cyber threats, Ann Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging […]

Houthi Jihadist Red Sea Threat Causes Traffic Jams in African Ports

Efforts by shipping lines to reroute traffic from the Red Sea around the Cape of Good Hope to avoid drone and missile attacks by Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist group mean African ports are preparing to accommodate ships. As a result, they are facing major logistical obstacles. Rapid increase in the number of huge container ships […]

Fiji eyes Chinese partnership in upgrading its ports

Fiji’s leader said after meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping that he wants to work with China on upgrading his country’s shipyards and ports. Sitibuni Rabuka made the remarks to MPs in Parliament on Wednesday. Rabuka is generally seen as less pro-China than his predecessor Frank Bainimarama, and during a visit to Australia last month […]

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