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12 Oct 2021

Port of Mobile Container Growth Climbs

16 Sept 2021

Mobile's Container Volumes Jumped | Photo

10 Sept 2021

New Date for Upper Mobile Bay Wetlands Public Meeting

21 May 2021

Mobile Harbor Construction Begins

20 May 2021

ASPA to Beneficially Use Dredged Sediments / Create Wetlands

09 Feb 2021

ASPA Names Chief Commercial Officer Driscoll Names Changes to Port Authority Management | Photos

22 Dec 2020

ASPA Applauds Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021

12 Oct 2020

Alabama Loads Another Record Export Coal Ship | Photos

20 Aug 2020

ASPA Terminal Railway Earns National Safety Recognition

18 Aug 2020

Governor Kay Ivey Names ASPA Board Members | Photos

30 June 2020

Newcastle Max Loads Record Export Coal Shipment Bound for Far East Markets | Photo

17 June 2020

Port of Mobile Harbor Deepening Project Agreement Signed | Photo

02 June 2020

BendPak Selects Port of Mobile for New Distribution Center | Photo

05 May 2020

Port of Mobile Refrigerated Facility Delivers Construction Milestone – Opens Early 2021 | Photo

06 April 2020

Maritime Executive to Lead Alabama State Port Authority | Photo

31 March 2020

Port of Mobile Container Terminal Phase 3 Complete Allowing Ships to Simultaneous Berth | Photo

26 March 2020

Temperature Screens Underway All Personnel Entering ASPA Terminals

12 March 2020

Newcastle Max Ship Calls Port of Mobile Loads 133,000 ST of Alabama Metallurgical Coal | Photo

21 Feb 2020

New ETA for Navy Mardi Gras Ship

19 Feb 2020

Port of Mobile Welcomes US Navy / USCG Mardi Gras Ships

10 Feb 2020

Senator Richard Shelby Secures Federal Funding for Port of Mobile Deepening and Widening. State Match Secure.

22 Jan 2020

Alabama State Port Authority and Automobile International Sign Concession Agreement

11 Jan 2020

Telling our story, and it's a good one!

17 Dec 2019

Alabama State Port Authority Receives North American Port Productivity Award

02 Oct 2019

ASPA/USACE Sign Mobile Harbor Agreement: Pre-Construction, Engineering & Design to Begin | Photo

09 Sept 2019

USACE Issues Record of Decision: Mobile Harbor to be Deepened to 50 ft.

12 Aug 2019

Alabama Political Reporter / The Voice of Alabama Politics Profiles Alabama's Seaport | Video

24 July 2019

MCT Logistics Breaks Ground at Port of Mobile

25 June 2019

ASPA Names New Deputy Director

Mar 06, 2019

CMA-CGM Expands its Pacific Express 3 (PEX-3) Service between Asia and The Port of Mobile

Feb 27, 2019

Governor Ivey Announces Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan

Port Authority Responds to Governor Ivey's Infrastructure Announcement
"The Alabama State Port Authority is extremely pleased to be included in Governor Ivey's Rebuild Alabama Infrastructure Plan and we appreciate the state leadership's support. Alabama's port channel needs critical improvements to ensure Alabama industries remain competitive and enjoy transportation cost efficiencies to reach global markets. Our port will fall behind competing ports, who are already modernizing their infrastructure, if our port is not deepened and widened. Our study shows that we can return $5 to Montgomery for every dollar invested. The Infrastructure Plan will help us modernize the shipping channel while the Port Authority continues to invest several hundred million in shore-side infrastructure to support Alabama businesses and jobs," said James K. Lyons, director and chief executive officer for the Alabama State Port Authority.

Feb 05, 2019

Governor Ivey Names Ward ASPA Chair

Feb 25, 2019

Port Authority and The Navy League Host Mardi Gras Ships

Feb 05, 2019

Governor Ivey Names Ward ASPA Chair

Jan 02, 2019

Alabama State Port Authority Announces Senior Management Promotions

Nov 01, 2018

Elected Officials / Businesses Tour Alabama's Seaport | Photo

Oct 30, 2018

Alabama Port Authority Achieves Excellence in Financial Reporting

Sept 25, 2018

MTC to Build International Distribution Center at the Port of Mobile

Sept 5, 2018

Port of Mobile Reopens to Vessel Traffic (with restrictions)

Sept 4, 2018

Post of Mobile Prepares for Tropical Storm Gordon

Apr 18, 2018

The Alabama State Port Authority and AutoMobile International Terminal to develop and operate a vehicle processing roll-on/roll-off (RO/RO) facility at the Port of Mobile, USA | Photo

Feb 06, 2018

Port of Mobile Hosts US Navy and US Coast Guard Ships at Mardi Gras 2018

Dec 20, 2017

PASPA / APM Terminals Announce $49.5M Expansion

Oct 24, 2017

Alabama State Port Authority Terminal Railway (TASD) Receives Prestigious Safety Awards from the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association | Photo

Apr 20, 2017

Port Authority/APM Terminals Announce New Transatlantic Container Carrier Service

Mar 29, 2017

Walmart Announces Direct Import Distribution Center at Mobile, AL
ASPA's Partner APM Terminals Mobile to Handle Walmart's Containerized Merchandise
Press | Photos | Stats

Feb 2, 2017

ASPA & Ports of Cuba Enter into Cooperative Agreement | Photo

Oct 28, 2016

ASPA Announces Board Changes | Ward | Horn

June 03, 2016

COSCO Container Lines and Hanjin Shipping Add Direct Container Service Between Asia and the Port of Mobile

May 04, 2016

Port Authority Removes 40 cy of Trash from Three Mile Creek

Apr 01, 2016

Maersk / MSC add weekly, all water service between Port of Mobile / Asia

Feb 03, 2016

Port Hosts 2016 Mardi Gras Ship USS FARRAGUT

July 09, 2015

ASPA/ADEM Partner to Reduce Emissions at the Port of Mobile

June 16, 2015

Container Terminal Expanding

June 15, 2015

APM Terminals

June 08, 2015

Airbus Components Move Through Port June 21 | Parade Route Map

Mar 31, 2015

ASPA, Alabama Steel Terminals, LLC. Dedicate New Steel Terminal at the Port of Mobile
Photo | Video

Mar 02, 2015

ASPA Receives A- Rating From Fitch

Dec 17, 2014

ASPA Posts Second Straight Year of Record Revenues – Steel, Container and Coal Volumes Up

Dec 01, 2014

ASPA Lets Design/Build Contract for an Intermodal Rail Facility at Port of Mobile | Photo

Oct 29, 2014

Standard & Poor's Affirms A- Rating | Ratings Direct

Aug 29, 2014

CG Railway, Inc. 1000th Sailing Tracks Across the Gulf | Photo

Aug 27, 2014

Alabama State Port Authority Gets Three New Board Members | Photos

Aug 25, 2014

ASPA Board Acquires Walter Energy Assets at the Port of Mobile: McDuffie Terminal to Handle Blue Creek Mine Coal | Aerial | Photo

May 02, 2014

Alabama State Port Authority Board Approves Land Aquisitions: Properties Offer Intermodal Growth Opportunity | Aerial | Photo

March 6, 2014

Alabama State Port Authority Fitch Affirms BBB+ Rating

Aug 01, 2013

Bentley Names New Board Members

July 26, 2013

ASPA Home to Two of Alabama's Champion Trees | Photo

July 24, 2013

$36M Steel Coil Handling Facility Announced

June 25, 2013

Alabama State Port Authority 85 Years Old Today – Investments Key to Sustainable Growth

May 29, 2013

Alabama State Port Authority Hires Frank Fogarty To Lead Trade & Development Effort

May 28, 2013

Standard & Poor's Upgrades Alabama State Port Authority to A-

May 15, 2013

Alabama State Port Authority's Mark Sheppard Dies

Apr 29, 2013

STAR LINDESNES Named Grieg Star L Class | Photo

Jan 24, 2013

Intermodal Rail at the Port of Mobile Ramps Up

Jan 22, 2013

Alabama Port Authority Posts Record Revenues

Jan 17, 2013

Port Authority "Economic Catalyst" for Alabama New Study Affirm Jobs and Tax Impacts

Dec 21, 2012

Lyons Reappointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Birmingham Branch Board of Directors

Nov 14, 2012

ASPA Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Nov 5, 2012

Largest Ship Call at the Port of Mobile Post-Panamax Vessel Arrives at APM Terminals MobilePhoto

Oct 15, 2012

Thorne Named Deputy Director of ASPA

Aug 27, 2012

ASPA Latest Update on TS Isaac

Aug 27, 2012

Port Authority Ready for TS Isaac

July 2, 2012

Airbus Selects Mobile to Assemble Aircraft

Team Mobile Responds to Airbus Announcement | Video

Jun 4, 2012

  First Post-Panamax Container Ship Calls in Mobile

Apr 6, 2012

  Port Authority Handles Another Record Steel Shipment

Mar 13, 2012

Pinto Terminal Handles Record Steel Shipment

Oct 24, 2011

  ASPA Receives DERA Grant to Reduce Emissions in Locomotives

Aug 29, 2011

 Alabama State Port Authority Director Tapped For National Marine Transportation Council

Aug 11, 2011

  Alabama State Port Authority Announces Senior Management Promotions

July 22, 2011

 McDuffie Loads post-Panamax Ship with Record Tonnage

July 5, 2011

 ASPA Awarded Top Honor in Engineering by the American Association of Port Authorities | Video

Jun 27, 2011

 American Metal Market Recognizes ASPA as 2011 Logistics Provider of the Year

Jun 16, 2011

 Post-Panamax Service At The Port of Mobile Infrastructure Investments Paying Off

May 23, 2011

 Lyons Appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Birmingham Branch Board of Directors

May 17, 2011

 USS WILLIAM P. LAWRENCE (DDG-110) To Host Public Tours On Memorial Day Weekend

Oct 26, 2010

 Alabama State Port Authority Approves Capital Program New Investments Intended to Spur Jobs Growth and Transportation Efficiencies

Sept 23, 2010

 Port Authority Announces New Vessel Service

Sept 9, 2010

 Alabama State Port Authority Dedicates New Turning BasinPhoto

Aug 10, 2010

 Mobile Harbor Turning Basin Opens – Handles First VesselPhoto

July 2, 2010

 ASPA and Barnhart Name Heavy Lift Crane BIG AL

Jun 11, 2010

 900 Ton Crane Makes First Lift: Port Welcomes Newest AssetPhoto

May 25, 2010

 2010 Hurricane Season – Facilities Preparation Notice

Apr 21, 2010

 Alabama State Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority Sign Cooperative Agreement

Mar 8, 2010

 Port of Mobile Moves Up in Ranking

Jan 26, 2010

 Heavy Lift Barge Crane to Position in the Port of MobilePhoto

Nov 19, 2009

 Pinto Terminal Cranes Arrive in the Port of MobilePhoto

Nov 16, 2009

 City, Port Welcome Panamanian Ambassador

Apr 28, 2009

 Mobile Harbor Turning Basin Construction To Move Forward

Apr 16, 2009

 Maersk Line Announces Our New Mobile Call on the Transatlantic to North Europe Service

Mar 26, 2009

 Alabama State Port Authority Issues Request for Expression of Interest in the Garrows Bend Intermodal Terminal

Feb 26, 2009  Construction Underway on Alabama State Port Authority's Intermodal Container Transfer Facility
Feb 10, 2009   Alabama State Port Authority Launches Redesigned Web Site
Jan 15, 2009   Tree Planting at Muddy Creek, Shell Chemical LP Donates Trees
Sep 2, 2008   Port of Mobile Fares Well Following Hurricane Gustav
Jun 23, 2008  Ezra Trice Boulevard Closes - Mobile Container Terminal Bridge Construction Underway
Apr 28, 2008  Paayman, Malpas Join the Alabama State Port Authority. Adams Promoted.
Apr 18, 2008  ASPA Refinances $60.3 Million of Series 2006C (AMT) Bonds
Mar 31, 2008   ASPA Announces Plans to Refinance $60.3 Million of Series 2006C (AMT) Bonds
Mar 17, 2008  Mobile's New Container Cranes Arrive in Port of Mobile aboard the ship M/V ZENHUA 7
May 15, 2007  Alabama State Port Authority to Build New Steel Terminal
Apr 27, 2007  Alabama State Port Authority Moves to Biodiesel
Aug 7, 2006 Disaster Response Center on Mobile's Waterfront Makes Sense
Jul 24, 2006   The Port of Mobile Welcomes the First Vessel of Zim's New Asia-Gulf Express (AGX) Container Service
Jun 27, 2006  ASPA announces new service – CG Railway resumes rail shipments between Mobile & Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
Jan 19, 2006   ASPA and Mobile Container Terminal LLC Sign Concession Agreement for New Container Terminal at Choctaw Point


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