Paul Scott Abbott

Paul Scott Abbott


Optimism, concerns expressed at AAPA’s Tampa gathering

While showing optimism in general, a diverse group of ocean transportation leaders speaking at the American Association of Port Authorities’ Planning for Shifting Trade Conference have some genuine concerns as well.

Feb 05, 2018View Full Blog

Infrastructure investment urged as AAPA opens Tampa conference

Increased investment in U.S. transportation infrastructure is being urged as the American Association of Port Authorities’ 11th annual Planning for Shifting Trade Conference gets under way today [Jan. 30] in Tampa, Florida.

Jan 30, 2018View Full Blog

Broadened perspective urged as Jump Start ’18 gets in gear

Transportation industry leaders are being encouraged to be open to new ideas as Jump Start ’18, presented by SMC3, gets into gear today [Jan. 22] in Atlanta.

Jan 22, 2018View Full Blog

Baltimore tunnel plan hits snag as CSX pulls support

The plan to raise the clearance of an antiquated tunnel beneath downtown Baltimore has hit a major snag as CSX Corp. has pulled its support on the eve of a federal grant submission deadline.

Nov 02, 2017View Full Blog

Favorable outlook for projects seen by keynoter at Breakbulk Americas

A favorable outlook is seen for energy-related project opportunities, according to engineering, procurement and construction company executive Ed Gore, speaking today [Wednesday, Oct. 18] in the opening keynote session of the 28th annual Breakbulk Americas conference and exhibition, hosted by Port Houston, which has drawn more than 4,000 registrants to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.

Oct 18, 2017View Full Blog

Georgia’s Port of Savannah on pace to top 4 million TEUs

The Port of Savannah is on pace to top the 4 million mark in TEU this year, continuing to be the fastest-growing U.S. containerport, according to Griff Lynch, executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA).

Oct 12, 2017View Full Blog

Harvey can’t keep Texas ports down

While estimates of total economic losses related to Hurricane Harvey are climbing to nearly $200 billion, major Texas seaports have shown their resiliency, sustaining minimal damage to port infrastructure and with most operations having resumed by a week and a half after the storm’s initial landfall.

Sep 05, 2017View Full Blog

Railroads rebounding from Harvey impacts

Following a Labor Day weekend that had railroad crews continuing to be busy in recovery efforts from Harvey, rail operations have resumed in much of Texas, in some cases on a limited basis, with those in the far eastern part of the Lone Star State looking to be the last to get back online.

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Texas ports looking to reopen by next week in Harvey’s wake

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, key Texas ports have sights on reopening by early next week [the week of Monday, Sept. 4].

Aug 29, 2017View Full Blog

Logistics facing talent shortage, Georgia summit attendees told

The logistics industry faces a serious labor shortage, according to opening session speakers at the Georgia Logistics Summit

May 16, 2017View Full Blog