Port opportunity comes to Muscatine

Port opportunity comes to Muscatine
MUSCATINE, Iowa (KWQC) – Muscatine has announced an opportunity to possibly become a major Mississippi River shipping port. City officials say they're excited about this opportunity, which would allow them import and export goods using barges on the …
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No shortage of ideas: Port of Olympia District 1 candidates share vision for port
This much is certain: Whoever is elected to the Port of Olympia commission this November likely will pursue the idea of a “food hub,” creating a central location for farmers to process their produce. That idea has gained support from all of the …
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Plan to Add Thousands of Jobs at Port San Antonio
Port San Antonio is out with a blueprint for creating five-thousand new jobs there over the next five years. The effort will focus on industries that are already in place at the Port–including aviation–where plenty of opportunities are seen in the …
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As Trade Accelerates, Germany's Top Port Battles Crowded Shipping Lanes, Air

As Trade Accelerates, Germany's Top Port Battles Crowded Shipping Lanes, Air
“We have the challenge in Hamburg actually to get all the ships in and out,” says Axel Mattern, CEO of the Port of Hamburg Marketing Association. “Because we have this river navigation of 100 kilometers, of about 60 miles, which is of course quite …
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Krishnapatnam Port to install coal conveyor system
Krishnapatnam Port, 180 km north of Chennai, is investing Rs.780 crore for installing a direct coal conveyor system to speed up movement of the fuel and cut environmental pollution. About seven thermal power plants with a capacity of 8,760 MW are …
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Papua New Guineans gather at Port Moresby ceremony to mark 40th anniversary of
Thousands of people attended the official ceremony on Independence Hill in Port Moresby, where the Australian flag was lowered symbolically once again to be replaced by PNG's national flag. Prime minister Peter O'Neill, who gave the Independence …
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Port of New Orleans reconciles with truckers for National Trucker Appreciation
National Trucker Appreciation Week, which lasts from Sept. 13-19, celebrates the often under-appreciated work that professional truck drivers do in making sure the nation's economy runs on schedule. In recognition of the truckers who serve the Port of …
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Port Huron looks to bounce back, finish strong
The intensity Tuesday at the Port Huron High School football team's practice was palpable. The Big Reds are clearly tired of losing and that sense of urgency could be felt in the atmosphere as the Big Reds (1-1, 1-2) prepared for a must-win road game …
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