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More cargo, more ships as state port sets record in 2022

Port records 9th year of double-digit container cargo growth since 2009.

Port wins praise for expansions, efficiencies (with VIDEO)

Federal maritime officials visit Port of Mobile facilities, reviewing recent expansions.

Port of Mobile economic impact, taxes paid doubled in 2021

The Alabama Port Authority released figures from an economic impact statement showing that economic impact was up 217% and taxes paid up 225.

Port of Mobile has busiest month ever for containerized cargo 

The Port of Mobile has had its busiest month ever in July for containerized cargo, breaking 50,000 TEUs for the first time.

FedEx Ground announces expansion plans

FedEx Ground Packaging Systems Inc. has announced a $52 million expansion of its 250,000-square-foot distribution and logistics center in Montgomery.

Alabama Port in Mobile sets cargo record

By taking advantage of its ability to handle incremental volumes, the Port of Mobile actually saw 39.7% growth in the container sector in 2021.

Shipping makeover in Alabama

A new public-private partnership to beef up cargo transport capacity in Alabama is underway with Norfolk Southern Corp. heavily involved.

Master Boat Builders wins contract for tug

Master Boat Builders has been awarded a contract for a 4,000-ton tug for PNE Marine Holdings Inc. It will serve as a sister ship to the tug Polaris.

Huntsville adds air cargo route to Brazil

International freight forwarder DSV has partnered with LATAM Group to provide weekly service from Huntsville International Airport to Brazil.

Port of Mobile adds Central America trade route

Sealand, a Maersk company, will provide direct service from the Port of Mobile to Honduras and Guatemala.

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