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  • 19 May 2011

    Today, Congressman Jon Runyan (NJ-3) applauded the Army Corps of Engineers for funding Long Beach Island beach replenishment, also known as… (thestatecolumn) [mappress] Source: thestatecolumn, May 19, 2011;

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez applauded the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving an important step forward in cleaning up the Quanta Resources Superfund site in Edgewater, N.J. A consent decree filed in federal court reflects an agreement with the Honeywell International Inc. and 23 other parties and requires […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, recently announced details of a €6 million dredging project, which his Department has awarded for works at Dunmore East Fishery Harbor Center. Commenting this, Waterford Sinn Fein Senator David Cullinane, said: “This announcement by Minister Coveney is good news for fishermen, the local community, and […]

  • 15 February 2012

    American Rivers applauded President Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar for launching a new Rivers Initiative, led by the Department of the Interior, to protect and restore rivers across the country. The President’s 2013 budget prioritizes within the new Rivers Initiative river restoration and recreation projects in all 50 states; the development of a National […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Congressman Dr. Charles Boustany issued the following statement after the United States Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, S. 2848, which includes language authorizing the signed Chief’s Report from USACE for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study. Following news of the signed Chief’s Report in July 2016, Dr. Boustany wrote to […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) released the following statement applauding President Obama’s inclusion of $8.6 million for New Haven harbor maintenance in his 2014 budget request. In December, DeLauro asked the Administration to include funds for the maintenance in his budget. “This is good news for New Haven and I applaud the Administration for including the […]

  • 23 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., applauded House passage of the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act, as an amendment to the House transportation bill. This legislation was introduced by Congressman Charles W. Boustany Jr., R-La., and states that funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) should be utilized for the intended purpose of […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Congressman Steven Palazzo, Assistant Republican Whip, and member of the Sea Power and Projection Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in releasing a statement after receiving final confirmation that the commissioning of the USS Mississippi will take place in Pascagoula: Congressman Steven Palazzo: “Over the past […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) yesterday released the following statement applauding a decision by America’s Great Waters Coalition to declare the Hudson Estuary as one of the nation’s “Great Waters.” The designation recognizes the river’s national importance and increases support for the river’s restoration. “I initiated the Hudson River Estuary program, and fought for three decades […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement regarding Governor Rick Scott’s signing the 2013-2014 Florida Families First Budget, which includes a historic $278 million to “continue our state’s commitment to develop and enhance our 15 seaports.” “Governor Scott’s budget invests in critical infrastructure that will benefit our state for years to come. On behalf […]

  • 12 February 2012

    Congressman Bob Turner applauded the signing of a partnership-agreement between the Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Parks Department to begin a Storm Risk Reduction project at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn, NY. “Given Plumb Beach’s extremely close proximity to the Belt Parkway, there is a critical infrastructure concern. This agreement will provide […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has welcomed Commonwealth endorsement of the state’s long-term plan to preserve the Great Barrier Reef. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the Federal Government approval recognizes Queensland’s planning and development framework is effective in protecting the Great Barrier Reef, while ensuring the continued prosperity of […]

  • 9 April 2014

    The Port of Dover has welcomed the visit of Shipping & Ports Minister Stephen Hammond, who has today set out his plan for the Port of Dover to continue as a Trust Port. George Jenkins, Chairman of the Dover Harbour Board, said: “I welcome the praise of the Minister for the work that has been […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. Congressman John Barrow, along with the rest of the Georgia delegation,  praised the Administration’s decision to expedite federal review of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Since joining Congress, Congressman Barrow has been active in securing funds to modernize and expand the port. “This is great news, not just for Georgia, but for the […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Sen. William A. Walaska yesterday offered his congratulations and compliments on the hiring by the Quonset Development Corporation of a Rhode Island firm to run the new container operation at the Port of Davisville. The QDC announced the hiring of R.I. Port Services to handle the planned expansion of short-sea shipping at the port. Under […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) applauds the introduction of legislation that has been utilized in the past to help solve the private marina dredging crisis, which, in turn, will help thousands of boaters. Senate Bill No. 215, introduced by Senators Brandenburg, Hansen, Casperson, Booher, Green, Walker, Robertson, Jones, Proos and Smith is an act […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In reviewing the $1.15 trillion amount in the U.S. House-Senate conference agreement released two nights ago for the fiscal 2016 omnibus appropriations bill (HR 2029), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) noted that there are significant funds to enhance U.S. port infrastructure. The largest increases are for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Navigation Program […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, who serves as a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, has applauded the inclusion of a Missouri River Study in the bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2015 and 2016. The bill passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate this week. […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins yesterday described approval of the bill S. 612, the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act (WIIN), as a good news for western New York. According to Higgins, the approval of the WIIN Act is delivering support for projects enhancing local waterways, improving water infrastructure and rebuilding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Chris Smith has welcomed the federal government decision to allocate $28 million for dredging of the New Jersey waterways, including Shark River, which were filled with silt and debris as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  As announced earlier yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved $28M in federal funding to dredge State channels that were impacted by the […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Ports Council applauded the U.S. Senate for approving the bipartisan Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA) conference report 91 – 7. The next step will be for the bill to go before the President for final approval. The Florida Ports Council has been in Washington D.C. this week for its spring Fly-In […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer announced last week that the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has provided over $4 million in funding for the Athol Springs Route 5 barrier project through 2018 Supplemental funding. Specifically, USACE will use the funding to construct a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The World Bank (WB) has praised consultancy services of NESPAK upon successful completion of Al-Khawbah Fishery Port Project in Yemen. The project is located at one of the most remote areas of Al-Hodeidah Governorate in Yemen. The project comprised site preparation and demolition works, construction of south breakwater, new 80-metre-long landing quay wall, marine signalisation, […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded leaders of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Senate’s Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee for their success in advancing S.2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.  The Senate passed its version of the legislation yesterday by a vote of 95 to 3. “AAPA commends EPW […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) with overwhelming support, by a vote of 417 to 3. This bipartisan legislation reauthorizes the Water Resources Development Act—legislation responsible for authorizing the water resources program of the Army Corps of Engineers—for the first time since 2007. For […]