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  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) has announced its intention to purchase a water injection dredge (WID) for maintenance of the authorized depths at all berths, quays, and turning basins of the Port of Morehead City and the Port of Wilmington facility. The NCSPA seeks qualified naval engineers, architects, and shipbuilders to design and build […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program, located at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, is currently underway, with the main goal to ensure safe and reliable maritime commerce. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas, during the […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, a Houston headquartered construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $15 million. According to the official release, the company’s marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the North Carolina State Ports Authority for the construction of the Turning Basin Expansion project in the Port of Wilmington, NC. Under the agreement, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission unanimously approved a variance this week enabling the N.C. Ports Authority to go ahead with the Port of Wilmington dredging project, according to CRC Chair Frank Gorham. The present 1,200-foot turning basin at the Port of Wilmington will be expanded to 1,400 feet so the port can service vessels in the New […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Senator Tom Carper yesterday hosted the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division Commander, Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, and the new Philadelphia District Commander, Lt. Col. David C. Park, to tour priorities and ongoing project sites at the Port of Wilmington. During the tour, Carper, Milhorn and Park viewed the future […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2019

    Several containers fell off a Panama-flagged containership en route to Wilmington.

  • 20 April 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that a bill to help the Wilmington Port has passed the U.S. House of Representatives. “This is great news for the Wilmington Port! I am pleased that my colleagues and I were able to approve this measure on a bi-partisan basis so that centers of maritime commerce like the Wilmington […]

  • 2 May 2011

    The Port of Wilmington is looking for a private company to develop and operate an expansion of the port, including a berth on the Delaware R… More info: delawareonline [mappress] Source: delawareonline, May 2, 2011;

  • 21 May 2011

    The State Port of Wilmington is getting some federal help clearing the way for ships… (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, May 21, 2011;

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Crown Sapphire, a specialized reefer ship operated by NYKCool AB and owned by NYK Reefers Ltd. (both wholly owned subsidiaries of NYK Line), rescued two people from a sailing yacht in distress approximately 100 nautical miles southwest of Bermuda. The vessel was sailing between San Antonio Este, Argentina, and the U.S. port of Wilmington, Delaware, […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gulftainer signed a 50-year concession deal to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington.

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tom Carper has highlighted significant Delaware wins in the bill America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) – a major bipartisan, bicameral water infrastructure bill that Senator Carper co-authored along with Senators John Barrasso, Ben Cardin and Jim Inhofe. “This infrastructure bill delivers for Delaware and families across our country, and I’m proud […]

  • 24 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a public information session today to discuss the Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study. The informal open house-type session will be held at the Coastline Conference Center, 501 Nutt Street, from 4-6 p.m. The Coastline Conference Center is located adjacent to the Best Western. […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In order to keep commercial shipping vessels navigating safely and efficiently to and from the Port of Wilmington, the Army Corps’ Wilmington District conducts daily surveys of the federal channel and periodically dredges it to remove debris. The Cape Fear River carries tons of sediment that gradually settles along the way of its 202-mile path […]