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Port of Wilmington

New chief looking to grow state ports

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videoThe North Carolina Ports Authority has a new executive director. On his second day on the job, Paul Cozza, who comes to the Port City from the Boston area, says he is excited to get started. Full story...
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McCrory visits Port of Wilmington

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video Gov. Pat McCrory made his first visit of 2014 to the Port City. McCrory toured the State Port Monday to talk about the road map for economic prosperity. Full story...
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Incentives move cold storage project at port forward

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video USA InvestCo plans to create 100 jobs and invest more than $15 million in a new cold storage facility at the Port of Wilmington according to Governor McCrory's office. The company is developing the Port of Wilmington Cold Storage facility (PWCS), a 75,000-square-foot cold storage facility that will store locally produced pork, poultry, fruits and vegetables. PWCS could eventually be expanded to 300,000 square feet depending on demand. Full story...
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Discussions continue on how to protect, regulate mouth of Cape Fear River

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videoThe Cape Fear River is both an environmental resource and an economic engine in our area. A meeting today continued the discussion about how best to protect and regulate the mouth of the river and the area around it. Full story...
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Council of State approves wood pellet facility at Port of Wilmington

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The Council of State has approved a lease agreement to let a wood pellet maker build a facility at the State Port of Wilmington. The North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors approved the deal with Enviva Holdings, LP last week. Full story...
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NC Ports takes step toward wood pellet business

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video New business could be burning its way into the Port of Wilmington. After months of negotiations the North Carolina Ports Authority and wood pellet company Enviva are inching closer to a partnership. Full story...
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State Ports Authority honors Merchant Mariners

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video The State Ports Authority honored Merchant Mariners who served during World War II. A wreath and flowers were tossed into the Cape Fear River on Wednesday. Full story...
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Halloween Friday Food and Fright Night

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video Get all the details on TheatreNOW's Halloween dinner show special in a live interview. Full story...
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Army helicopters make stop in Port City before flight home to Ft. Bragg

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video If you hear military helicopters flying over town this week, don't be alarmed. They’re on their way home. An Army Combat Aviation Brigade arrived at the Port of Wilmington and will be flying back to Fort Bragg throughout the week. Full story...
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State considering port in Southport, Leland

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The State of North Carolina is still looking at Brunswick County as the potential home for a new deepwater port. Full story...
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Port to line river with surveillance cameras

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Managers of North Carolina's state ports are looking to install surveillance gear along 22 miles of the Cape Fear River leading to Wilmington. Full story...
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Truck drivers get surprise inspections at State Port

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video It wasn't your average day on the job for truck drivers passing through the Port City. A top-secret operation involving more than five state and federal agencies helped put the brakes on drivers who were out of compliance with trucking regulations. Full story...
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Navy to commission ship in Wilmington

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The US Navy announced that a 500-foot long guided-missile destroyer will be commissioned here this fall. Full story...
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Economic boost sails into Wilmington

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videoOf all of the ships in and out of the Port of Wilmington Friday, one in particular was the center of attention. Full story...
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Fire at Port of Wilmington

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The Wilmington Fire Department is investigating a fire that broke out at the Port of Wilmington today. Full story...
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