Posts Tagged ‘container’

Officials to gauge interest in container-on-barge services

by MBJ Staff Published: November 7,2012

Tags: boat, container, distribute, distribution, goods, infrastructure, meeting, moving, open house, port, river, ship, shipper, shipping, travel, water

TUPELO and MOBILE, Ala. — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is encouraging all interested stakeholders to attend two upcoming open house events sponsored by the Tenn-Tom Waterway Authority in Tupelo and Mobile, Ala. In an effort to generate interest from potential container-on-barge services for 2013, the Port of Mobile, Port of Itawamba along with Grow Ports and the […] [...]

Review finds problems with port’s expansion plans

by Associated Press Published: August 20,2012

Tags: container, distribution, executive, expand, expansion, governor, plans, port, problem, review, ship, shipping, study, trade, transportation

GULFPORT — A review ordered by Gov. Phil Bryant finds a number of problems with expansion plans at the Port of Gulfport. One is that the state port doesn’t have long-term leases with four current tenants that will operate on the expanded West Pier, The Sun-Herald reported. The consulting firm R.J. Johns & Associates also […] [...]

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