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  • 16 November 2009

    The big idea of launching Sydney Harbour into a new era of shipping, putting it among the major ports on the east coast of North America, is approaching a critical decision point… Source: The Cape Breton Post, November 16, 2009

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 31 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Peru’s private investment promotion agency ProInversión has launched a tender to build and operate the new Yurimaguas-Nueva Reforma river port in Loreto region… Source: BN Americas, December 30, 2009; [mappress]

  • 21 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Easydredge Sea Trials (VIDEO) The newly built Easydredge 2700, competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), has passed its sea trials with flying colors.   EXCLUSIVE: Jan De Nul Dredgers in Suez The New Suez Canal project is well on schedule, with the opening ceremony set to […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has announced the availability of $17.5 million in financial and technical assistance nationwide to help eligible conservation partners voluntarily protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands. “USDA has leveraged partnerships to accomplish a great deal on America’s wetlands over the past two decades,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom […]

  • 14 July 2010

    Brazil’s transport infrastructure department (DNIT) will spend an estimated 520mn reais (US$296mn) to dredge Para state’s Tocantins river… By Daniel Bland [mappress] Source: Business News Americas, July 14, 2010;

  • 5 July 2010

    Brazil’s federal and Paraiba state governments have signed a service order to begin a 39.6mn-real (US$22.3mn) dredging project for the … [mappress] Source: Business News Americas, July 5, 2010;

  • 8 May 2013

    Deltares is coordinator of the Dutch presentations of the DELTAS2013-World Delta Dialogues II Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 19 to 23 May 2013. The Dutch presentations will include the results of the ‘Mekong Delta Plan’ and ‘Climate Proofing of Delta Cities’ (a comparative perspective on New Orleans and Ho Chi Minh City). […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The Center for American Progress and Oxfam America released a report on the long-term economic benefits of restoring coastal ecosystems. The report finds that each dollar invested by taxpayers returns more than $15 in net economic benefits for three restoration projects funded in 2009 by stimulus grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    House Democratic leaders have appointed U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to four key subcommittees that direct the nation’s air, rail, highway, water and pipeline safety policies. As the only member of the Minnesota delegation on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Nolan will serve on the following subcommittees:   – Highways and Transit, which has […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly (417 to 3) approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility, and strengthens our water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The US Government body that will be deciding if Prince Rupert enjoys an unfair advantage over west coast ports in America, has made …   By Alan S. Hale (thenorthernview) [mappress] Source: thenorthernview, January 9, 2012; Image: Prince Rupert Port

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Commander Col. Christopher W. Sallese visited the La Quinta Channel Extension Project in Nueces County, Texas. Work includes deepening the channel extension and creating a beneficial use site with a scheduled completion of July 2013. USACE Galveston awarded a contract September 2011 in the amount of $33,537,027.20 to […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine Co., Inc. is expediting dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal to make way for the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS COMFORT.  The USNS COMFORT received orders from President Trump to dock in Manhattan as a relief hospital facility for individuals needing hospital care but who are not necessarily infected with COVID-19. According to […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The benefits and challenges of port concessions, port privatization and strategic alliances are among the critical issues that will be addressed at the American Association of Port Authorities’ 2013 Latin American and Caribbean Executive Management Conference. This semi-annual, three-day conference typically draws more than 100 port and maritime professionals from all over the Western Hemisphere, […]

  • 4 January 2010

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has contributed US$4.75bn to the country’s economy since Panama took over the canal’s administration in 1999, according to President Ricardo Martinelli. Source: BN Americas, December 31, 2009 [mappress]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IMS Divison of LWT, LLC reports strong global expansion in Asia, Africa, and Latin America for 2012 going into 2013. “Our reputation is growing fast globally and our clientele is confident in our documented successes with governments and private contractors,” says Ryan Horton, IMS Global Sales Director. AFRICA In December 2012, a Nigerian company purchased […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The MSC Challenger on the Gulf Service became the first container ship to call Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), the newest terminal at the Port of Santos, when it berthed August 14th and the 5,700 TEU MSC Adriatic on the Ipanema service called the following day with 535 moves handled for load and discharge. “Our cranes, […]

  • 25 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    PANAMA CITY – One hundred years after the first blocks of cement were placed in 1909 for construction of the Panama Canal, the interoceanic waterway through which 983,000 ships have sailed during a century of operations… More: Latin America Herald Tribune

  • 5 April 2011

    Peruvian government officials selected APM Terminals to run “Terminal Muelle Norte” in the port of Callao.   The port project supports the Peruvian government’s initiative to continue to modernize its port infrastructure to meet the country’s growing trade needs. APM Terminals Callao will invest USD 749 million to modernize and transform “Terminal Muelle Norte” into a modern multipurpose terminal for […]

  • 24 August 2012

    PortMiami and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the construction agreement that will allow the Deep Dredge project to go out for bid. The Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) was executed on August 21, 2012. “The project agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the final step prior to advertising for the […]

  • 18 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The state Board of Public Works approved Wednesday a 50-year lease that will allow a private company to manage operations at the port of Baltimore. Officials say the deal will generate at least $1.3 billion and 5,700 new jobs… Source:baltimoresun.com,December 17,2009;

  • 28 April 2011

    Matthew Leech, managing director for DP World’s Americas region said that the opening of the new terminal at Callao, Peru’s main port,… (andina) [mappress] Source: andina, April 28, 2011

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Annual Convention & Expo will be held at the Hyatt Regency Houston in Houston, Texas. The convention is scheduled for November 9-13, 2014. The 4-day long Annual Convention is AAPA’s largest membership meeting of the year. It includes technical and policy committee meetings, business sessions and social […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The AAPA’s 25th Latin American Congress of Ports will take place on November 29 – December 2, 2016 in Mexico. Convened by the AAPA Latin American Delegation in partnership with the Administración Portuaria Integral de Progreso, this event will count on the participation of Mexican ports and the main maritime and waterway terminals in America, […]