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Massachusetts declares state of emergency – Massport “no impact on port at this time”

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

PortandTerminal.com, March 11, 2020 BOSTON – CNN is reporting that the governor of Massachusetts has just declared a state of emergency. Massachusetts’ coronavirus cases have more than doubled and the state’s governor declared the state of emergency after employees who attended a company meeting in Boston last month tested positive for the virus. The state announced 51 new presumptive positive cases Tuesday that are …

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Massport promotes Michael Meyran to port director

PortandTerminal.com, November 22, 2019 BOSTON, MA – The Massachusetts Port Authority has chosen Michael Meyran as its next port director — opting with an internal candidate after conducting a nationwide search. Meyran steps up to replace Lisa Weiland who was promoted to CEO of Massachusetts Port Authority’s CEO last summer. Meyran is a 12-year Massport veteran who has been serving …

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Lisa Wieland chosen Massport’s new chief executive

PortandTerminal.com, June 30, 2019 BOSTON, MA – The Massachusetts Port Authority picked its port director, Lisa Wieland, on Thursday to be its next chief executive, bypassing the other finalist, a member of the city’s power elite, for one of the most influential public-sector jobs in the state. The 5-to-2 vote by the Massport board of directors makes Wieland the second …

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Georgia ports chief warns Chinese tariffs could cost state millions

PortandTerminal.com, June 25, 2019 The White House is currently considering whether to add ship-to-shore cranes to its fourth batch of Chinese tariffs. WASHINGTON  — Griff Lynch, Executive Director at Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is warning that the Trump administration’s latest round of proposed Chinese tariffs could cost the state’s ports almost $18 million. The White House is currently considering whether to add …

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Massport announces CEO finalists for $300G top job

PortandTerminal.com, June 21, 2019 Finalist candidates for the Massport CEO’s position are Boston Planning & Development Agency director Brian Golden and Massport’s Port Director Lisa Weiland. Massport’s search for a new CEO emerged from secrecy with the search committee bringing two local candidates forward for a vote next week. Both are familiar faces. The CEO oversees a staff of about …

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Trump tariffs could cost Massport millions on infrastructure project

PortandTerminal.com, June 4, 2019 Should the tariff be implemented on these cranes, the cost will increase by at least $10 million, significantly impacting Massport’s ability to modernize Conley Terminal Boston, MA – Massport officials are pushing to keep the large new container cranes they plan to buy off of the list of tariffs on Chinese imports the Boston Herald reported …

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Massport receives US$35 million for Boston dredging

Conley Container Terminal, Boston

PortandTerminal.com, March 21, 2019 Boston, MA – The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed last week that $35 million has been secured to help fund the ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The project is approximately 30 percent complete, and this funding will enable the project to continue on schedule. The project is a $350 million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of …

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