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  • 17 September 2018

    North Carolina ports of Wilmington and Morehead City will remain closed through September 19.

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Carolina Ports has ordered two Neo Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes with an option to purchase two more from China’s Shanghai Zhenjua Heavy Industry (ZPMC) for the Port of Wilmington. Counting the new cranes and options, the Port of Wilmington will potentially feature a total of 10 container cranes that will operate over a 2,650 ft. […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Israeli container carrier Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM) has added the Port of Wilmington to its Z7S service, North Carolina Ports said.  The weekly service is scheduled to start calling the port in June and connects South China, South East Asia and the Indian sub-continent to the US East Coast main ports. The Z7S service is the first container […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the North Carolina Ports Authority completed the expansion project of its turning basin at the Port of Wilmington, the port is now capable of accommodating post-Panamax vessels with a length of 350 meters and a breadth of 48 meters. Undertaken over a period of six months, the expansion, which was conducted as part of the ports authority’s […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Carolina Ports has hosted its first-ever 12,000 TEU vessel in the Port of Wilmington.

  • 21 November 2011

    The State of North Carolina initiated a maritime strategy study in September 2011that intends to identify the role that North Carolina ports…   By Zack Cyrus (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, November 21, 2011;

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NC Ports) is now ready to welcome the largest containerships calling on the United States East Coast following the completion of Phase II of the Turning Basin Expansion Project at the Port of Wilmington. The expansion allows the port to accommodate ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) with a length of […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory has named Tom Adams of Brunswick County the next chairman of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors. “We look forward to Tom Adams’ leadership as he takes on this new role within the Board, and we trust in his ability to advance the goals of the North Carolina State […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing infrastructure investment plan, North Carolina Ports has completed the expansion project of its turning basin at the Port of Wilmington. The turning basin scheme included the removal of an existing bulk pier and dredging along the port’s side of the Cape Fear River to expand the turning basin from 1,200 feet […]

  • 16 April 2019

    Bulk carrier Albany Sound suffered fire in the crew cabins while berthed at North Carolina Port, Morehead City, USA.

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority posted a 20 percent container volume increase in the third quarter of its fiscal year over the same period from last year. A significant increase was seen specifically in the month of March (34 percent increase year-over-year). The Port of Wilmington is on pace to handle the most 20-foot […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory visited the North Carolina Port of Morehead City yesterday to talk about the need for continual dredging at the state’s ports, announced TWC News. Dredging at the Morehead City harbor should start within the next month. With the short-term problem solved, McCrory said it is time now to look toward the future […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) recently renewed their strategic alliance with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, which is renewable for five years, was first signed in December 2010. The agreement reaffirms both entities’ dedication to generating new business and promoting an “all-water-route.” “The […]

  • 6 October 2016

    The US Coast Guard has set port condition Zulu for South Florida ports, closing the ports to all vessel traffic due to the passing of the Hurricane Matthew. The USCG has closed Port Canaveral, Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce and all other South Florida terminals and […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Atlantic Division Commander Brig. Gen. Diana Holland toured the Port of Wilmington with Executive Director of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Paul Cozza on June 19. The main goal of this meeting was to get a better understanding of the economic value of the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City, and how the […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Carolina will receive additional $4 million funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Morehead City Harbor dredging project. Governor Pat McCrory praised the teamwork that helped secure the funding for “desperately needed” dredging of the Harbor Channel. “Ensuring access to our ports is critical because it supports thousands of jobs in Eastern North Carolina. […]

  • 10 October 2012

    New Hanover County announces the hiring of H. Layton Bedsole Jr. as the County’s Shore Protection Coordinator, filling a key role tasked with managing the County’s waterways, shore protection, and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr., a Wilmington area native, will join the County October 30, 2012, transitioning from the private sector where he […]

  • 28 January 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre has been named Southeast Region Tourism “Partner of the Year” for his work and commitment to enhancing and protecting North Carolina’s coast. Congressman McIntyre stated, “From Sunset Beach to Currituck, North Carolina’s beaches, waterways, and inlets are both an economic and environmental treasure! Helping local communities and our citizens to maintain […]

  • 23 March 2012

    North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported on Thursday that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and overall there is a renewed sense of importance for the role which […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Research & Development

    The North Carolina Department of Commerce has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit an offshore wind supply chain and infrastructure assessment. The analysis will identify North Carolina’s existing strengths and capabilities relating to the offshore wind sector, and help develop a strategic roadmap to support the state’s efforts in attracting the industry’s manufacturing […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) recently renewed their strategic alliance with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, which is renewable for five years, was first signed in December 2010. The agreement reaffirms both entities’ dedication to generating new business and promoting an “all-water-route.” “The […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre hailed the House passage of the final 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a comprehensive piece of legislation that will help local beaches and North Carolina’s coastal economy. Congressman McIntyre said: “Our beaches, ports, and waterways are the economic lifeblood of our coast. With the passage of this bipartisan bill, […]