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  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT) has secured $298 million in bond proceeds that will be used to refinance existing debt and finance its future terminal development project. The project will expand the terminal footprint by 17 percent to 309 acres and increase the terminal capacity to 1.3 million container lifts (2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac GeoMarine, the Houston-based Marine Survey and Coastal Consultancy company, will take part in this year’s national American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s (ASBPA) annual meeting ‘Resilient Shorelines for Rising Tides’ at Galveston, Texas, from October 30th through November 2nd. Partrac GeoMarine’s Technical Director, Dr. Kevin Black, and Sediment Tracing Specialist, Dr. Jack Poleykett will […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) convened this week in Washington, DC on the heels of its Pipeline Task Force Meeting to discuss OSHA regulatory updates, best practices for employee training documentation, opioid identification and prevention, and incident/injury trends in the industry. Representatives from The Dutra Group, Inland Dredging, Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tom Udall yesterday pressed Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to commit to ensuring that the necessary infrastructure is in place to protect the Columbus Port of Entry from reoccurring flooding. Earlier this year, Udall joined a groundbreaking ceremony for an […]

  • 1 April 2012

    Caterpillar Logistics Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. has announced further enhancements to its parts distribution network with the addition of a new parts distribution center in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The 500,000-square-foot facility will employ up to 150 people and is expected to be operational mid-2013. The capital city, San Luis Potosi, […]

  • 6 December 2013

    APM Terminals Apapa hosted a reception today in honor of Pacific International Lines (PIL) which this week surpassed the milestone of one million TEUs handled through the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network for the year. Based in Singapore, PIL operates globally with a fleet of 191 vessels representing a total capacity of 373,000 TEUs, currently […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has concluded that the proposed use of alternative sand sources throughout the remaining period of federal participation in the Dade County, Florida Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project will cause no significant impacts to the environment. A recently finalized Environmental Assessment (EA) contains the finding. The […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced recently that the Town of North Topsail Beach is a winner of its 2014 Best Restored Beach Award. “ASBPA created the Best Restored Beach award in 2001 as a way of highlighting the value of America’s restored beaches,” said Harry Simmons, mayor of Caswell Beach, N.C., […]

  • 16 February 2012

      HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, together with a high-level delegation, has inspected progress on the first phase of the terminal operator’s Embraport project, the largest Brazilian private multi-modal port terminal in the city of Santos. The first phase of Embraport (Empresa Brasileira de Terminais) is scheduled to be completed in 2013. […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      Official responsibility for the administration and management of Terminal Muelle Norte, (the North Terminal) at the Port of Callao, Peru, was assumed by APM Terminals in a ceremony held on July 1st in Callao. With the final documents signed, the APM Terminals banner was raised, and stevedores set to work on the eight vessels […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new study led by scientists at University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that the amount of sediment a river transports is a key factor in determining river channel geometry and the size […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a $10.8 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) grant for the rehabilitation of the Wando Welch Terminal project. This is just out of 72 transportation projects in 46 states and the District of Columbia that will receive a total of approximately $600 million from the Department of Transportation’s discretionary grant program. Maritime […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the Need to Invest in the Nation’s Ports.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:00am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. This is the first hearing on legislation that may be included in […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Randall S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the following statement regarding the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act by the U.S. Senate: “Yesterday’s release of the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) represents a major victory in providing […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tom Carper has highlighted significant Delaware wins in the bill America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) – a major bipartisan, bicameral water infrastructure bill that Senator Carper co-authored along with Senators John Barrasso, Ben Cardin and Jim Inhofe. “This infrastructure bill delivers for Delaware and families across our country, and I’m proud […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 Spring Conference of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will take place in Washington, D.C., on April 20-21, 2015. The two-day event will include member-only meetings of port directors, regional port delegations, and five of AAPA’s 13 technical committees (Cruise, Executive, Finance, Maritime Economic Development and Public Relations). Among the U.S. government […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    SOUTH AMERICAN MINERALS, INC. has been advised that its wholly owned subsidiary North American Resources Ltd. Inc. (NARIL), has formed a Limited Partnership for the purpose of purchasing a Cutter-head dredge and associated equipment to be placed in operation on the 25 square mile concession on which NARIL currently operates four hydraulic suction dredges in […]

  • 3 October 2012

    North America Western Asia Holdings announced that it has entered a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for the Ports of Iraq to modernize Maqal Port, a historic port located in Basra’s urban center on the Shatt al Arab waterway. As part of the agreement, the American company will invest […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) applauded yesterday a “Dear Colleague” letter to the leadership of the Senate Committee on Appropriations that was signed by 22 senators, urging appropriators to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. That letter, together with a […]

  • 11 July 2011

      U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana), testified Friday on H.R. 104 – The Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act at the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing. The bill, introduced by Boustany, ensures funds brought into the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are used for their intended purpose […]

  • 15 May 2012

    With Congress considering drastic cuts to national clean water protections, and rivers nationwide facing threats from natural gas drilling, pollution, and new dams, American Rivers today released its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®. American Rivers named the Potomac River, known as ‘the nation’s river’ as it flows through the capital, the most endangered […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an announcement from Governor Cuomo on December 20, a study reviewing sediment and fish testing from the Department of Environmental Conservation confirms that the Hudson River PCB Cleanup is not complete. General Electric’s remediation efforts have not met cleanup goals and the remaining PCB contamination continues to pose a threat to public health and the environment, reports the Hudson […]

  • 16 August 2011

    At 115,700 DWT and with a capacity of 9038 TEU, Grete Maersk was the first Maersk Line vessel to call the newly opened Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) on its route from Asia to North America. With this first direct “Transpacific 6” (TP6) vessel calling CMIT on August 16th 2011, Maersk Line officially became a […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has denied a water quality permit sought by Millennium Bulk Terminals to construct and operate the largest coal export terminal in North America. Ecology denied the permit because the coal export terminal near Longview would have caused significant and unavoidable harm to nine environmental areas: air quality, vehicle traffic, vessel traffic, rail capacity, rail […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    TorQuest Partners announced yesterday that it has partnered with management and other co-investors to acquire a majority interest in Envirosystems Inc. from Thornridge Holdings Limited, a privately held investment firm. Headquartered in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Envirosystems is one of the fastest growing industrial services organizations in North America with over 1,000 employees in more than […]

  • 13 July 2010

    A consortium comprised of Dutch firms Van Oord and Boskalis will complete a 97.9mn-real (US$55.7mn) dredging project for Brazil’s Sao Francisco do Sul port in Santa Catarina state within 12 months, a spokesperson from the special ports department (SEP) told. SEP gave the order for work to start on July 9, the spokesperson said, adding […]