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Maine Port Authority chief highlights Portland terminal's growth prospects

Renee Cordes |

Jonathan Nass, CEO of the Maine Port Authority, on Wednesday urged Maine businesses to consider shipping from Portland if they’re not already doing so amid an international trade boom and...

Maine brewers forge U.K. partnership to tap new market overseas

Staff |

Rising Tide Brewing Co. and other brewers are forging a new market overseas, thanks in part to Maine Brewers’ Guild’s “Maine Beer Box” international marketing efforts.

Lobster landings post turnaround, Maine's fisheries' overall value second highest on record

Laurie Schreiber |

Maine's lobster harvesters had a strong year in 2018, landing 119.64 million pounds. That was an increase of nearly 8 million pounds over 2017's figure of 111.9 million pounds, according to a...

Purchase of Latin American shrimp company advances Cooke Inc.’s diversification strategy

Staff |

Cooke Inc., an aquaculture company based in New Brunswick that has salmon farms and hatcheries in Maine, has acquired Seajoy Seafood Corp. group, one of the largest vertically integrated premium...

Eastport conveyor system trial could lead to export deal

The first use of the Port of Eastport’s bulk conveyor system is expected this spring.

With trade tensions, what's next for Maine's global trade?

Peter Van Allen |

Last year was fraught with challenges for any company involved in international trade.

C&L Aviation Group opens office in Singapore

Staff |

C&L Aerospace, part of Bangor-based C&L Aviation Group, announced today it is opening a satellite office in Singapore to serve commercial and regional airline customers in Asia.

Shipping and distribution startup with Icelandic ties sets course for Portland

Renee Cordes |

Six years after Eimskip moved its U.S. headquarters to Portland, another company doing business between Iceland and North America aims to make its mark in Maine's largest city. The future newcomer is...

Leveraging niche market, Hodgdon splashes two tenders for European megayacht

Laurie Schreiber |

The launch of two new tenders for a superyacht under construction in Germany signals a thriving niche market — although one facing increasing competition — for the Damariscotta superyacht...

USM, businesses launch institute to strengthen economic ties across the North Atlantic

William Hall |

A new international consortium of universities and businesses could expand economic and educational ties between Maine and countries such as Iceland and Norway.

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