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May 20, 2021

Port: $19M Refrigerated Container Yard Expansion One Of Many Projects

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted May 20, 2021

An expanded refrigerated container yard is just one of several projects in the works at the Port of Wilmington.  The $19 million yard expansion is part of the ports' $221 million capital improvement plan, which is currently being implemented through various changes at the port. New signs have been raised on N.C. Ports' new container office building, as i ...

May 12, 2021

As the Port of Wilmington opens up to another shipping service that's adding to its cold chain businesses, N.C. Ports is moving forward with a project to expand its refrigerated container yard. N.C. Ports is working to start on phase 2 of the refrigerated container yard project, port officials announced in a news release Wednesday. Port officials anticipate the ...

Mar 31, 2021

N.C. Ports Works On Next Steps For Wilmington Harbor Navigational Project

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Mar 31, 2021

A big project to deepen the Port of Wilmington’s navigational channel is closer to environmental studies now that N.C. Ports has agreed to fund part of that work. N.C. Ports Executive Director Brian Clark on Monday signed a “Letter of Intent” to cover the ports’ share of costs for studies on its Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvement Project wi ...

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CFCC's Small Business Center Offers Free Support For Local Business Owners And Entrepreneurs

Posted Apr 16, 2021
The Cape Fear Community College Small Business Center (SBC) is part of a statewide network designed to support the development and growth of small businesses. Millions of Americans choose to start their own business each year – even during a pandemic. If you take a quick look around our own community, it’s evident that the Cape Fear region is growing. But turning the dream of successfu...read entire article
Mar 26, 2021

Port Volumes Rising; No Impact Yet From Suez Canal Disruption

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Mar 26, 2021

N.C. Ports officials have said port volumes are improving after feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Port of Wilmington is trending above what was expected for this time of year in both refrigerated cargo and intermodal cargo through the Queen City Express, Brian Clark, N.C. Ports executive director, said Thursday.  Clark gave a recent update on port ...

Feb 19, 2021

Watercraft Handcrafted In Wilmington

By Staff Reports, posted Feb 19, 2021

Cape Fear Catamarans 2102 U.S. 421, Wilmington No. of employees: 8 Year founded: 2003 Top local officials: Barry LeRay, lead designer and fabricator, and Ben Watts, business operations and sales director Company description: Cape Fear Catamarans is a custom builder of aluminum hull, center console catamarans. The company customizes, designs and builds alum ...

Jan 12, 2021

N.C. Ports Partners With Omaha Firm On Agricultural Transload Facility

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 12, 2021

A new partnership will bring a development to the Port of Wilmington that will help support the state's agricultural business, the N.C. State Ports Authority announced Tuesday. The authority is expanding capabilities through a venture with Omaha, Nebraska-based Scoular, which will build an agricultural transload facility slated for completion this summer, officials ...

Nov 6, 2020

N.C. Ports Names COO

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 6, 2020

N.C. Ports officials announced this week that they have named a new chief operating officer. Industry veteran Doug Vogt is the next COO for the ports, where he "will apply his extensive experience to further improve the operational excellence at the Port of Wilmington, Port of Morehead City and Charlotte Inland Port," according to a news release. His j ...

Nov 5, 2020

Panelists Talk COVID Disruption At N.C. Ports' Cold Chain Summit

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Nov 5, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis threw off the global shipping and trading industry this year, causing many firms to switch gears and put action plans in place to help keep supply chains going. But bracing and planning for the type of disruption the pandemic caused industry-wide has been a challenge, three panelists said Thursday during the N.C. Ports Cold Chain Summit webinar serie ...

Oct 26, 2020

State Legislators Voice Opinions On Port Project

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Oct 26, 2020

State legislators representing Southeastern North Carolina are voicing opinions on the N.C. Ports harbor deepening project, which is still awaiting federal approvals. Sen. Bill Rabon (R-Brunswick), along with Sens. Jim Davis (R-Macon) and Tom McInnis (R-Richmond), recently renewed their support for the Wilmington Harbor Navigational Improvement Project, according to a n ...

Aug 20, 2020

The Wilmington Boat Show’s debut in 2016 made a successful splash, bringing more than 12,000 paying attendees to downtown Wilmington for the event. Hurricanes affected the next two shows, with Hurricane Dorian canceling last year’s. But this year, JBM & Associates is bringing the event to the Port City in October instead of September, with coronavirus pa ...

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