Maritime

Nov 6, 2019

N.C. Ports Officials Hope To Complete Cold Chain Loop

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 6, 2019

Completing the export-import loop in the cold chain market at the Port of Wilmington would better facilitate and grow regional and state business, said Hans Bean, senior vice president of business development at N.C. Ports. The opportunity exists to do so, Bean said, as he gave an update Tuesday on the Port of Wilmington's ability to handle chilled and frozen g ...

Nov 1, 2019

Is A New Refrigerated Warehouse In The Cards For Wilmington?

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 1, 2019

N.C. Ports has put out a call for interest in the construction of a state-of-the-art, near-port refrigerated warehouse in the Wilmington area, according to ports documents. The authority is seeking interest from refrigerated warehouse builders and operators to facilitate the potential project, states a Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) document from m ...

Oct 25, 2019

N.C. Ports Ready To Dig Into Turning Basin Expansion Project

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 25, 2019

N.C. Ports has received its permit for the $21 million turning basin expansion, allowing the capital improvement project to get underway at the Port of Wilmington. The Army Corps of Engineers and the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Coastal Management have officially issued the permit for N.C. Ports to expand the Wilmington port's turn ...

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Burrus rob headshot 300x300

Robert Burrus
Cameron School of Business - UNC-Wilmington

Timely Lessons From The Spanish Flu Pandemic Of 1918

Posted Mar 31, 2020
Greetings from the Cameron School of Business. The hallways might be quiet, but there is a TON of learning going on as we have quickly converted our classes to online classes in the wake of coronavirus. Perhaps we’ll write about how this will change higher education in another blog post. Today, however, we seek to gain some insights about healthcare and economic lessons learned over a centur...read entire article
Sep 6, 2019

Boating Trends: Bigger Boats, Fewer Spaces

By Laura Moore, posted Sep 6, 2019

One of the latest trends in local boating is more boaters are choosing bigger boats, but they continue to have a hard time finding a place to keep them.   According to Jonathan Crews, general manager of Bradley Creek Marina, both new boaters and seasoned boaters are trending towards boats that are bigger than 30 feet.   “A lot of people want a larger ce ...

Aug 23, 2019

Wilmington Boat Show To Bring Economic Activity, Visitors To The Region

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 23, 2019

The Wilmington Boat Show is anticipating a successful 2019 in the Port City, despite the impact hurricanes have had on the show for the past two years. This year "will be amazing,” said Jacqui Bomar, president of JBM and Associates, which is putting on the event in downtown Wilmington, Sept. 6-8. Now in its fourth year, the show will take place at Port Cit ...

Jul 23, 2019

N.C. Ports Expanding Refrigerated Container Capacity

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jul 23, 2019

A $14 million project to triple the Port of Wilmington's refrigerated container capacity is now underway, port officials said this week. The project will grow the Port of Wilmington's capability to handle refrigerated containers from 300 to 1,000, once the project is complete, said Brian Clark, chief operating officer and deputy executive director of N.C. P ...

Jul 5, 2019

Growing Local: Sea Tow To The Rescue

By Laura Moore, posted Jul 5, 2019

It’s probably no surprise that the number of boats on local waterways has grown in recent years. But Capt. Chris Willis of Wrightsville Beach Sea Tow can put that growth into perspective.   “We can have close to 50 calls come in on a busy day, not a holiday or anything like that. When we first started out, our first year in 1987, we may have had 50 the w ...

Jan 17, 2019

NC Ports Report Annual Record In Container Moves

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 17, 2019

The Port of Wilmington has set a record for container moves in the 2018 calendar year, N.C. Ports reported in a news release Thursday. The port had 175,500 container moves in the 2018 calendar year, up 23 percent from nearly 143,000 in the 2017 calendar year, according to numbers released by the port. The Port of Wilmington’s volume was more than 318, ...

Jan 15, 2019

P2P Rescue Recognized As State's Top New Exporter In 2018

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 15, 2019

A Wilmington-based company was named one of six companies in the state recognized by the 2018 Governor’s Export Awards, according to a news release. P2P Rescue, a company that makes water and ocean rescue boards, received the award for Top New Exporter, according to a news release Tuesday from the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina's (EDPNC). ...

Sep 6, 2018

CFCC, Yamaha Partner In New Course For Marine Technicians

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Sep 6, 2018

Cape Fear Community College and Yamaha Corp. have partnered in a new program at the college aimed at training future marine technicians. Part of the college's Continuing Education programs, the Introduction to Outboard Systems course began this summer with 16 students, according to Josh Davis, director of customized training and workforce development at CFCC. Off ...

Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Drewsmith copiersplus headshot

Remote Work Calls For Remote Solutions

Drew Smith - Copiers Plus
Dallas headshot 300x300

How To Be Sure You Are Leaving Your Business In Good Hands

Dallas Romanowski - Cornerstone Business Advisors
Mc2 56882

Innovation & Housing Panel Discussion

Scott Byers - Majestic Kitchen & Bath Creations

Trending News

Businesses File To Be Essential Amid State Stay-at-home Order

Christina Haley O'Neal - Apr 6, 2020

OPINION: Update Pay Loan Rules To Address Restaurants

Jud Watkins - Apr 7, 2020

Q&A: Slice Of Life Pizzeria & Pub

Jessica Maurer - Apr 8, 2020

Area Restaurants Offer Family Meals For Easter Sunday

Jessica Maurer - Apr 7, 2020

UNCW Announces New Provost

Johanna Cano - Apr 8, 2020

In The Current Issue

Area Attorneys Chosen For 2020 Legal Elite List

Hundreds of lawyers made Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite list this year. The group included Wilmington-area lawyers....


Apiture Partners With Texas-based Firm

Wilmington-based financial technology firm Apiture’s choice of a tech partner enabled it to move its clients from a legacy data system to th...


Regional Rift

To the federal government 20 years ago, the Wilmington area truly was the tri-county region. But in 2013 that changed....

Book On Business

The 2020 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2019 Health Care Heroes
August 26, 2019 Power Breakfast: A Healthy Sale?
2019 WILMA Leadership Accelerator
2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`