Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and NorthPoint Development have submitted a Mega Grant proposal to support the Pacific Coast Intermodal Port (PCIP) project, which will create a new gateway for West Coast imports and exports for the movement of containers through the Port.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
The Port of Long Beach (POLB) announced Dec. 28 that its Channel Deepening Project is one of five navigation projects nationwide to receive federal authorization under the 2022 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that President Joe Biden signed into law on Dec. 23.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently stated in a report that the probable cause of a November 2021 collision between towing vessel Baxter Southern and a BNSF coal train was the tow’s pilot and captain “incorrectly identifying” a caution area on the vessel’s electronic chart system (ECS) before pushing the tow up against a riverbank too close to a railroad track, leading to a train derailment near Galland, Iowa.
Now all that is left is the money.
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) reports that it is set to begin the due diligence process for a potential $1.5 billion multimodal container terminal to serve the largest container vessels calling in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Port of Savannah is poised to expand service and rail capacity as the Mason Mega Rail project meets a production milestone.