Port Authority of Houston Offers $300M to Take Out CP, Refund
- Brazil's port privatization plan targets outdated infrastructure, labor practices. Brennan, Terry // Traffic World;7/11/94, Vol. 239 Issue 2, p32
Reports on Brazil's port privatization plan. Obstacles to the modernization of Brazil's port system; Impact of dockside unions on cargo handling; Focus on Brazil port's inefficiency; Demise of Portobras, Brazil's centralized federal port authority; Brazil's effort to improve port operations.
- State not ideal for trade port, study indicates. Lane, Amy // Crain's Detroit Business;2/12/96, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p4
Reports on Michigan's decision not to develop international trade ports. Response to a study that concludes the hubs of economic activity does not make sense for the state; Increased state worker-training funds for 1997; Governor John Engler's proposed renaissance zones.
- To tax or not to tax? Barnes, David // Traffic World;01/26/98, Vol. 253 Issue 4, p14
Reports on the differing views held in the United States concerning the Harbor Maintenance Tax. Why the National Industrial Transportation League believes the tax is unconstitutional; Argument by the state of Oregon over the economic benefits of the tax; Constitutionality of the tax argued in...
- Canada sets reorganization of port system and transportation bureaucracy, push to private. Binkley, Alex // Traffic World;12/12/94, Vol. 240 Issue 11, p18
Reports on the Canadian government's plan to restructure its port system. Commercialization of the St. Lawrence Seaway; Transfer of the Canadian Coast Guard to a new federal department; Transportation Secretary Doug Young's plan to get the ministry out of the business of providing...
- Canada defines role for private port corporations. Binkley, Alex // Traffic World;1/15/96, Vol. 245 Issue 3, p20
Reports on the Canadian government's proposal to give considerable freedom to the not-for-profit companies that will take over federal ports. Circulation of a discussion document from the Transport Department; Government's flexibility in terms of the style of corporate governance.
- Ports policy under fire on impact lapse. Donatantonio, Domenic // Planning (14672073);1/29/2010, Issue 1853, p2
The article reports on conservations groups' call to rethink the draft of the national policy statement (NPS) for ports in Great Britain since the document has not tackled biodiversity.
- German port still on track. Parker, John // JoC Week;7/15/2002, Vol. 3 Issue 28, p33
Reports on the Jade Weser container port at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Conversion into a transshipment port; Reasons why the governments of Lower Saxony and Bremen plan to develop the deepwater harbor without Hamburg; Capacity of Hamburg's automated Container Terminal Altenwerder.
- Dutch cabinet gives provisional go-ahead for Maasvlakte Two. // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Sep97, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p2
Reports on the approval of the Dutch cabinet for the Maasvlakte Two expansion project for the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Proposals to reclaim additional land; Negotiations with environmentalists on the merits of the project.
- Mega vision for the future. // Caribbean Business;8/26/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 33, p16
Editorial. Commends Governor Pedro Rossello's strong, firm commitment to take action on the proposed mega transshipment port for Puerto Rico. Economic benefits; Development of Puerto Rico's San Juan Harbor as an ideal site for cruise ship operations in the Caribbean.