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PORT. A place to which the officers of the customs are appropriated, and which include the privileges and guidance of all members and creeks which are allotted to them. 1 Chit. Com. Law, 726; Postlewaith's Com. Dict. h.t.; 1 Chit. Com. L. Index, h.t. According to Dalloz, a port is a place within land, protected against the waves and winds, and affording to vessels a place of safety. Diet. Supp. h.t. By the Roman law a port is defined to be locus, conclusus, quo importantur merces, et unde exportantur. Dig. 50,16, 59. See 7 N. S. 81. 2. A port differs from a haven, (q.v.) and includes something more. 1st. It is a place at which vessels may arrive and discharge, or take in their cargoes. 2. It comprehends a vale, city or borough, called in Latin caput corpus, for the reception of mariners and merchants, for securing the goods, and bringing them to market, and for victualling the ships. 3. It is impressed with its legal character by the civil authority. Hale de Portibus Mar. c. 2; 1 Harg. 46, 73; Bac. Ab. Prerogative, D 5; Com. Dig. Navigation, E; 4 Inst. 148; Callis on Sewers, 56; 2 Chit. Com. Law, 2; Dig. 60, 16, 59; Id. 43, 12, 1, 13; Id. 47, 10, 15, 7; Id. 39, 4, 15.

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Under the company's SUPERA network, the marine terminal will be located in the Port of Altamira.
Another company that Is trying to build a railroad from Alberta to Alaska--A2A Rail Development Corporation--has recently designated Port MacKenzie as the Alaska marine terminal for exports of 1 million barrels per day of bitumen, a dense form of petroleum.
By combining technology from Actuate's Content Services Group (formerly Xenos) with Versiant's expertise, marine terminal customers will be able to benefit from structured data integration and normalization solutions that promise to increase the effectiveness of their terminal operating systems (TOS).
By converting our Beaumont marine terminal, we are able to provide shippers with a more timely solution that further strengthens the Gulf Coast region as the primary gateway for refined products exports," said A.
Anchoring an export-driven business model, a marine terminal will be equipped to load barges--bound for Great Lakes and Northeast U.
Duba:Global marine port operator DP World has cut carbon emissions by reducing its electricity and diesel fuel consumed by cranes to lift, load and stack steel containers at 60 marine terminals on six continents, company executives said yesterday.
Located on 200 acres along the north shore of the Patapsco River, CONSOL Energy's Baltimore Marine Terminal in the Port of Baltimore is the only major East Coast coal terminal served by two rail lines--Norfolk Southern and CSX.
DP World is also the only global marine terminal operator to have achieved ISO 28000 certification and simultaneous membership of C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism), a programme run by the US Customs Border Protection Agency.
Global marine terminal operator DP World said its Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, has successfully earned the ISO 28000:2007 security management system certification.
The new regional office is strategically located near the major ports that comprise the Port of Virginia: Norfolk International Terminals (NIT), the Port's largest terminal; the Newport News Marine Terminal (NNMT), the area's major break-bulk facility; the Portsmouth Marine Terminal with direct access to both CSX and NS railways, and that will soon connect to the Commonwealth Railway; the Virginia Inland Port (VIP); (1) and the APM Terminals Virginia, the largest privately owned container terminal in the United States.
Rendell's team has narrowed the list to two developers being considered for a public-private partnership to build a major new marine terminal in South Philadelphia.
Summary: Global marine terminal operator DP World has announced the arrival to DP World Jeddah at Jeddah South Container Terminal (JSCT) of three new Super Post Panamax cranes (so-called because they can handle Super Post Panamax vessels, which carry 22 containers or more across their width and are therefore too large to travel through the Panama Canal).

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