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  • 18 January 2011

    Chief executive Tom Albanese said: “Running our operations at full capacity was a priority for Rio Tinto in 2010, in an environment of strong prices for most of our commodities. Our success is clearly demonstrated in iron ore where we set new quarterly and annual production records. During the quarter we approved a further $5.5 billion in value-adding […]

  • 3 May 2012

    In 1995, IMS developed the Weedmaster Cutterhead for a lake project in Florida. The idea was to convert the dredge system into a high production vegetation harvesting system that could pump shredded vegetation to the same discharge area as the silt and sand dredged from the bottom of the lake. Today the IMS Model 5012 […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kiel now has a third berth for big cruise ships. During a ceremony in the Ostuferhafen on Sunday morning June 9th the new Berth 1 cruise ship handling facility was officially opened just after the arrival of Holland America Line’s “Eurodam”. On the gangway to the ship a ribbon was cut to officially mark the […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives recently in support of an amendment he introduced to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act, 2015. The amendment ensures that H.R. 4923 complies with a provision within the recently-enacted Water Resources Reform […]

  • 25 March 2012

      Industrial facilities dumped more than 5.7 million pounds of toxic chemicals into New York’s waterways in 2010, making the Hudson, Genesee, and Seneca Rivers among the 40 worst in the nation, according to a new report released by Environment New York. “Despite the great progress in cleaning up the Hudson River, industries are still […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Executives from Caterpillar Inc. and leaders from the state of Texas celebrated the grand opening of Caterpillar’s state-of-the-art hydraulic excavator facility in Victoria, Texas. The new, 1.1 million-square-foot operation represents a $200 million investment by Caterpillar to increase excavator capacity and production in the United States. The company has already hired about 225 new employees […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 20 U.S. port authority officials and their key staff, representing seaports from all four U.S. coasts, will gather today to meet with Congressional leadership to discuss the upcoming surface transportation bill and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation budget. Lead by American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Chairwoman of the Board, Kristin […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The businesses of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), along with the citizens of North Florida, stand to benefit greatly from this week’s bipartisan passage of the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. Thanks to the unwavering support of early co-sponsors Congresswoman Corrine Brown (D-FL), Congressman Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    America’s coastal nearshore is in need of further integrated research and the nurturing of a “nearshore community” to ensure its fragile resources are being properly managed and protected. That’s the conclusion of a recently published extensive report which sprang out of a 2014 workshop engaging academic, industry and governmental stakeholders. This report, along with a […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The British Columbia’s Port of Prince Rupert and DP World have marked a historic milestone as Fairview Container Terminal handled its millionth container (TEU) for the first time in a calendar year.  On December 18th, the millionth TEU was loaded onto the COSCO Africa with ILWU members and supply chain partners on hand to celebrate. […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Science and engineering firm Integral Consulting Inc. has appointed Mr. Ken Israel to its growing ocean services team as a principal oceanographer. In this role, Mr. Israel will further augment Integral’s offerings to clients on a range of environmental and engineering projects. With more than 20 years of experience spanning project management, oceanography, and marine […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The SC Ports Authority has received the first ship call of a new consolidated East Coast South America service that brings additional post-Panamax vessels to Charleston. The newly-formed “New Tango” weekly service includes Hamburg Süd/Aliança, Hapag-Lloyd/CSAV, as well as two carriers new to this trade in the Port of Charleston, NYK and Yang Ming. The […]

  • 7 August 2013

    On August 2nd 2013, Euroports Italy’s terminal in Marghera, Venice welcomed the largest seagoing vessel ever to enter the port of Venice for handling operations. The MV TEN JIN MARU (LOA: 240 m x 38 m, deadweight: 98.000t), a bulk carrier, departed from South America on July 8th, with a record of 65.000 tons of […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council released the 2013-2017 Five-Year Florida Seaport Mission Plan, providing updated figures on international trade, economic impact, and cargo and cruise activity at Florida’s seaports. Governor Scott said, “The Florida Ports Council report demonstrates the significance of Florida ports to job creation. With more than 680,000 jobs supported by ports – we’ve […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the selection of Lasse Petterson as CEO and his appointment to the company’s board. Chairman of the Board Michael J. Walsh said: “After a thorough and comprehensive search process, I am confident that the Board identified the right candidate to […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that DP World’s Terminales Rio de la Plata (TRP), the largest container facility in Argentina, successfully went live on the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS). “In order to take our operations to the next level and position our terminal for […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Terminal de Contenedores de Tenerife (TCT), the concessionaire of the new container terminal at the East Dock in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, inaugurated the new facilities. The event was attended by the President of the Regional Government of the Canary Islands, Paulino Rivero, the Minister for Public Works, Ana Pastor, the mayor of Santa Cruz […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed by a recorded vote the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), H.R. 2440. The vote was 296 in favor and 109 opposed. The voting required a two-thirds super majority of the House in order to pass under “suspension of the rules.” There were seventeen (17) […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of a $51.9 million option for the Miami Harbor Deepening Project. This option was awarded to GLDD by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lisa F. Glahn, a Member in the Litigation Section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and a leader in its Construction Law Practice Group, is presenting at the 33rd annual Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Technical Conference. The conference is being held August 25-28 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ms. Glahn’s presentation is entitled, “Practical […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Russia regulation dated 26.02.2013 № 242-r sets boundaries of a seaport under contruction located in the north-eastern part of the Yamal peninsula, on the western shore of the Ob mouth in 5 kilometers to the north-east from the Sabetta rotation village, and in 30 kilometers to the south-east from the Tambey village […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will donate over $17,500 to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to offset the environmental costs of the Society’s 103rd Annual Meeting, held this year in New Orleans, LA. More than 3,500 attendees convene from across the globe this week to impart, discuss, and share the latest in essential ecological research and […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has announced a simplified organisation and management structure. As of 1 January 2016 the company has consolidated its activities into four Business Lines and four regions, enabling closer collaboration and faster decision-making. The new structure consists of four Business Lines offering services to public and private clients globally. Business Line Directors will have […]

  • 25 March 2014

    On February 25, minister of trade, industry and investment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed the business contract for the transshipment port and dry dock project and the Endeavour business development project in the country. With a contract amount of nearly $500 million and a construction period of 36 months, the transshipment port […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. has recently commissioned its eighth ship to shore container crane at Exolgan Container Terminal in Buenos Aires. The Liebherr crane was officially welcomed to Exolgan in a ceremony at the terminal which saw participation of the president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner along with local dignitaries and representatives from Exolgan. […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) have applied for a federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to help pay for new bulkheads as part of the Irishtown Bend project. The grant application seeks $11.5 million in INFRA funds to stabilize the hillside that sits on the banks of the Cuyahoga […]