Biden declares 24/7 port initiative in ‘huge first step’ to assist provide chain points

Biden announces 24/7 port initiative in ‘big first step’ to help supply chain issues

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Biden announced Wednesday that the port of Los Angeles will begin operating 24/7 to help supply chain bottlenecks. “Today’s announcement has the potential to be a game-changer,” Biden said while discussing supply chain issues that have hampered the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. “This is a big first step to speed … Read more

Port of Virginia and Dominion Vitality Leasing Deal for A part of Portsmouth Marine Terminal

Port of Virginia and Dominion Energy Leasing Deal for Part of Portsmouth Marine Terminal

Port of Virginia has agreed to lease a part of Portsmouth Marine Terminal to Dominion Energy to use as a staging area for offshore wind turbines. (Unsplash/Nicholas Doherty) STATEWIDE — The Port of Virginia has reached a deal with Dominion Energy to use 72 acres of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal as a staging and pre-assembly … Read more

How Royal Caribbean invested in new port tasks and tech through the cruise business shutdown

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Royal Caribbean may have been shut down for 15 months, but that does not mean work stopped behind the scenes on new innovations and ideas that were announced in the months leading up to the stoppage. While there may not have been many public updates on what was happening, Royal Caribbean prioritized certain initiatives and … Read more

ACLU of Washington: Port of Seattle’s facial recognition tech ‘ban’ deceptive, insufficient

Port of Seattle bans facial recognition tech by law enforcement; some private use remains permitted

(Port of Seattle Photo / Don Wilson) Accusing the Port of Seattle of making promises it can’t keep, the American Civil Liberties Union called on the port to improve both its honesty and policies regarding the use of facial recognition technology. Specifically, the ACLU described the Port Commission’s recent declaration that it effectively banned biometric … Read more

Rail Roundup: Tech instruments to find railcars, forecast port volumes

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Efforts to improve supply chain visibility are ongoing among freight transportation stakeholders. Here are two initiatives announced in July: Nexxiot and TransRail Innovation Group to roll out railcar locator technology in North America Zurich, Switzerland-based Nexxiot and Calgary, Alberta-based TransRail Innovation Group (TRIG) are scheduled to roll out to North American companies in July a … Read more

Tech Firms At Colorado Air And Area Port Working To Take Trade To Subsequent Stage – CBS Denver

Tech Companies At Colorado Air And Space Port Working To Take Industry To Next Level – CBS Denver

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – As commercial space flight takes off, Colorado is hoping it won’t be far behind. The Colorado Air and Space Port in Watkins is gaining more companies interested in making money in space. (credit: CBS) “That’s one of the exciting things, as you look at the technologies coming onboard. The opportunity … Read more

Tech Firms At Colorado Air And Area Port Working To Take Business To Subsequent Stage – CBS Denver

Tech Companies At Colorado Air And Space Port Working To Take Industry To Next Level – CBS Denver

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – As commercial space flight takes off, Colorado is hoping it won’t be far behind. The Colorado Air and Space Port in Watkins is gaining more companies interested in making money in space. (credit: CBS) “That’s one of the exciting things, as you look at the technologies coming onboard. The opportunity … Read more

Port of Seattle bans facial recognition tech by legislation enforcement; some personal use stays permitted

Port of Seattle bans facial recognition tech by law enforcement; some private use remains permitted

(Port of Seattle Photo / Don Wilson) The Port of Seattle Commission voted Tuesday to ban the use of biometric technology for surveillance and security purposes by government and law enforcement on all its properties, which include the downtown port and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The carefully worded ban, which keeps the port aligned with federal mandates, … Read more

Port Canaveral’s Latest Hello-Tech Firefighting Vessel ‘Fireboat 2’ Has Arrived

Port Canaveral’s Newest Hi-Tech Firefighting Vessel ‘Fireboat 2’ Has Arrived

The total cost of the ship was $4.7 million  ABOVE VIDEO: Port Canaveral’s newest hi-tech firefighting vessel Fireboat 2 which was commissioned and christened with a bottle of environmentally-friendly champagne has officially arrived. BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Port Canaveral’s newest hi-tech firefighting vessel Fireboat 2 which was commissioned and christened with a … Read more