Alabama State Docks

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Name: Alabama State Docks
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

'It's a good living': Mobile County career tech students learn about maritime careers

MOBILE, Alabama – A job on the Mobile River sounds pretty appealing: You can work on a boat and earn up to $200 per day, straight out of high school. They’ll cover your meals, too.About 100 career tech students from Mobile County high schools learned ... [Published Mobile Press Register - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Cruise terminal's reuse as a banquet hall grows in popularity: 'I would say I'm the No. 1 venue downtown'

MOBILE, Alabama – Sheila Gurganus worked all last weekend with limited down time because the venue she manages was booked.There was a crawfish boil on Thursday, a prom on Friday, wedding on Saturday and a benefit for the USA Children's and Women's Hospital ... [Published al.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

iSAM North America seeks permanent space for expanded Mobile presence

MOBILE, Alabama – iSAM North America Corp. plans to nearly triple its workforce in Mobile from seven to 19, and the German automation developer is scouting permanent space to accommodate the growth.In turn, the city of Mobile’s Industrial Development ... [Published Huntsville Times - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Trends—August 2010

By Tags: Forklifts , Ocean , Education & Careers , Supply Chain Management , Materials Handling , PortsThe Port of New OrleansShipping Maintains Traction Despite Gulf SlickThe considerable environmental impacts from British Petroleum’s (BP) Deepwater ... [Published Inbound Logistics - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

COVER STORY: Editors’ Location Picks

By Business Facilities StaffFrom the September/October 2012 issueThe time has come for Business Facilities to once again shine our economic development spotlight on locations that have caught our eye during the year and impressed us with the scope of ... [Published Business Facilities - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Before we agree to a coal terminal... Dome it, dammit! (Our view)

Mobile's Planning Commission is poised to vote Thursday on whether to approve the Blue Creek Coal Terminal project proposed by Walter Energy for the foot of Virginia Street in downtown Mobile.As we said in an earlier editorial, coal dust has been a nuisance ... [Published al.com - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

As embargo support wears thin, Alabama business leaders seek stronger ties with Cuba

MOBILE, Alabama -- Cuba, with its tourist-dotted beaches and tangled political history, has long sustained trade partnerships with many countries. All accept the United States, the only holdout clinching to a Cold War-era embargo against the island nation. ... [Published Mississippi Press - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Walking across Water: City officials discuss improving walkability in downtown Mobile

MOBILE, Alabama – A social media question posed by Carol Hunter about seven years ago sparked an interesting discussion that continues to this day."I did a Facebook question and asked, 'what is your favorite park or green space in downtown Mobile?'" Hunter, ... [Published al.com - Mar 11 2014]

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"Twenty years ago, I was the first female operations manager at the port" she said. "Now, we have female managers all over the port."
"I thought I would be here shipping people on a cruise ship," Gurganus said. "But this is fun and it's not what I expected to do, but it's become a way a life for people."
"When (iSAM) got the Port contract, that was a huge win for them, and the parent company has done a lot of work with ports in Europe, so there’s a track record there. This really is a cool success story for Mobile" said Troy Wayman, the chamber’s vice president of economic development
"We have almost $100 million of assets not being used (along the waterfront)," Stimpson said. "To sit here and say we'll not do something different falls short of solving the problem."

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'It's a good living': Mobile County career tech... [Published Mobile Press Register - Apr 09 2014]
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Trends—August 2010 [Published Inbound Logistics - Mar 18 2014]
COVER STORY: Editors’ Location Picks [Published Business Facilities - Mar 18 2014]
Before we agree to a coal terminal... Dome it, ... [Published al.com - Mar 18 2014]
As embargo support wears thin, Alabama business... [Published Mississippi Press - Mar 14 2014]
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