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  • Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservancy District Hires Larry Oetker as Executive Director

    The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation, and Conservation District, a member of the California Association of Port Authorities, hired Larry Oetker as its new Executive Director on December 7th, 2017. The District’s mission is to “serve all of the people of Humboldt County by promoting harbor use, enhancing recreational opportunities and

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  • Port of Prince Rupert $1 Billion Economic Impact

    Northern British Columbia enjoyed a C $1 billion in Economic impact in 2016 stemming from activities tied to the Port of Prince Rupert, one of the leading competitors to California ports, according to a study administered by the port authority. More than 3,100 people’s employment was directly supported by regional

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  • Port of Oakland Gives Old Army Base New Life

    The Port of Oakland Commission approved a plan to re-invent a significant portion of the city’s decommissioned Army Base as the Seaport Logistics Center. Oak Brook, IL-based CenterPoint Properties is planning to build a 440,000-square foot distribution center adjacent to the Port’s $100 million rail yard. “There’s not anything like

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  • Port of Oakland OKs $11 Million Rail Link to New Cool Port Project

    The Port of Oakland approved an $11 million rail link for the new Cool Port project, a part of a strategy to attract Midwest beef and pork for export to Asia, and the final piece of an ambitious plan to make Oakland a vital link in the food chain. The project would connect Union Pacific Railroad

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