Port of Mobile Container Growth Climbs

PORT OF MOBILE CONTAINERIZED CARGO GROWTH CONTINUES  MOBILE, ALA – October 12, 2021. Containerized cargo volumes continue to climb in September due in part to cargo shifts into uncongested gateways servicing key North American markets. Container volume through the Port of Mobile marked its third highest lift in September delivering a 27 percent year to date…

Mobile’s Container Volumes Jumped

PORT OF MOBILE POSTING RECORD GROWTH AS MIDWEST SUPPLY CHAINS SHIFT MOBILE, ALA – September 16, 2021. Containerized cargo volumes continue to climb in 2021 as shippers seek uncongested gateways servicing key North American markets. In August, container volume through the Port of Mobile increased 34 percent over August 2020 volume, while year-to-date volume posted…

New Date for Upper Mobile Bay Wetlands Public Meeting

ASPA INVITES PUBLIC TO AN INFORMATIVE VIRTUAL MEETING RE: UPPER MOBILE BAY WETLAND CREATION PLANNING PROJECT MOBILE, Ala. – September 10, 2021. The Alabama State Port Authority invites the public to participate in a virtual meeting concerning the Upper Mobile Bay Beneficial Use Wetland Creation Site (Planning) Project. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September…

Mobile Harbor Construction Begins

PORT OF MOBILE HARBOR CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY DEEPENING AND WIDENING TO BE COMPLETED BY 2025 MOBILE, Ala. – May 21, 2021. Alabama’s seaport modernization program began construction today to deliver, by the year 2025, a deeper and wider Mobile Ship Channel and improve the lower harbor turning basin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has executed…

ASPA Applauds Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021

ALABAMA STATE PORT AUTHORITY APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF THE CONSOLIDATED APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2021 MOBILE, Ala. – December 22, 2020. The Alabama State Port Authority applauded today’s final passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, which funds the federal government through September 30, 2021, and provides over $900 million in COVID-19 relief for struggling Americans.…

Alabama Loads Another Record Export Coal Ship

Port of Mobile Sets another Export Metallurgical Coal Loading Record October 12, 2020, Mobile Ala. – The Alabama State Port Authority set another export coal shipment record loading 146,479 short tons (132,883.5 metric tons) at its McDuffie Coal Terminal. The coal was loaded to the Newcastle Max class bulk carrier, NSU WELFARE, which matches the…