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Eimskip boosts shipping frequency

Eimskip has increased its shipping frequency for Portland, bringing the Icelandic shipping company closer to its goal of weekly service in order to better compete with other...

Islanders and propane haulers grapple with tighter ferry restrictions

Courtney Naliboff |

Stricter oversight on transporting bottled propane has upset ferry operators and some island businesses.

Eimskip seeks boost from sports sponsorship

Icelandic shipping company Eimskip is seeking to promote its port connection between Portland and Newfoundland with a new sponsorship for a hockey cup series.

Nova Star spent $30.2M in first year

A government audit has found that Nova Scotia’s provincial government paid for about 70% of Nova Star Cruises’ operational costs from its launch through Sept. 30,...

Nova Scotia mum on Nova Star audit

Nova Scotia's provincial government on Wednesday refused to divulge the details of a completed financial audit for the Nova Star Cruises ferry, an audit that holds the key for the...

State eyes regulations for Uber

A state department has submitted legislation that would call for regulation of Uber and other ride-sharing companies, the former of which already operates in Portland.

Portland officials seek to regulate Uber

The city of Portland is planning to draft new regulations for Uber, a venture-backed startup that provides app-based ride-share services in more than 140 cities.

Auburn councilors OK Hartt tax break

The Auburn City Council has approved a tax incentive plan for Hartt Transportation’s $5.3 million facility that will help the company pay for utilities and other site...

Auburn officials say no to expanded TIF

The Auburn City Council said it will not consider an expanded Tax Increment Financing district for an industrial park that contains Hartt Transportation Systems.

Nonstop Portland-Orlando flights to begin early

Southwest Airlines will begin its nonstop flights from Portland to Orlando, Fla. on Feb. 21, two weeks earlier than anticipated.The...