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  • 27 March 2012

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Friday submitted to federal officials a formal request that the Bayonne Bridge “Raise the Roadway” project be considered for expedited review under President Obama’s Executive Order (EO) on Permitting and Federal Review issued just 24 hours earlier. The Port Authority believes its request to the […]

  • 11 February 2011

    The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will finally implement the P580-million dredging project along the stretch from the Cebu International Port (CIP) up to Pier 1 in Cebu City. The project is intended to accommodate bigger (post Panamax) cargo vessels and international cruise ships. Carlos Co, a CPA commissioner representing the business sector, said once the […]

  • 28 October 2010

    An outcry over national sovereignty. Camouflaged armed officers policing the border. Costa Rica is not acting like its usual tranquil self… By Alex Leff (globalpost) [mappress] Source: globalpost, October 28, 2010;

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Alpha Logistics Services (EPZ) Ltd, recently undertook a significant amount of dredging works at the Kenya Ports Authority’s (KPA) dockyard slipway No.1 in Mombasa, as part of ongoing rehabilitation works. The project included: Excavation of sediments to determine depth along the slipway using an excavator on the backhoe dredger Hippopotes; Loading of the excavated sediments […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sustaining above-market container volume growth, achieving the deepest harbor on the East Coast, investing in infrastructure and expanding its cargo base topped the list of South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) five-year initiatives, highlighted at the State of the Port this week. In his seventh address at the annual Propeller Club of Charleston event, president and […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Santa Rosa Island Authority plans to bring in some new sand to combat the erosion on the Pensacola Beach, but that takes a permit from the federal government. Officials want to replenish the Pensacola Beach with sand from the gulf, but getting the federal government’s permit can take some time. The Island Authority has […]

  • 20 October 2011

    Panama President Ricardo Martinelli witnessed a new milestone at the Canal Expansion with the filling of a segment of the new access channel that will allow the transit of Post-panamax vessels between the new Locks and the Culebra Cut. Panama Canal Authority Board of Directors Chairman and Canal Affairs Minister Rómulo Roux and Panama Canal […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) authorizing Miami-Dade County, Fla., to use up to 500,000 cubic yards of sand from the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to restore 14 miles of shoreline eroded by storm waves and tides. “The bureau’s Marine […]

  • 15 December 2011

    New York/New Jersey port authority is to invest $346m in port projects for 2012, in addition to the $15m it will spend on increasing air …   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 15, 2011;

  • 30 April 2012

    Urzurd Morski w Szczecinie has announced a tender for improvement and modernisation of the main port, which includes the reconstruction and strengthening of about 8 km of the fairway under the project, Phase II, East and West. The project is located partly in the sea port of Winouj CIU, as well as in the area […]

  • 4 July 2012

      On 1 September 2012, Ronald Paul will succeed Thessa Menssen as director of Infrastructure and Maritime Affairs (Chief Operating Officer) at the Port of Rotterdam Authority. Ronald Paul has spent the last eight years directing the Project Organisation Maasvlakte 2. After completing his BSc Civil Engineering, Ronald Paul (52) spent the early years of […]

  • 23 August 2011

    Canaveral Port Authority will celebrate the start of construction of a new $60 million cruise terminal project at Port Canaveral with an inv… (travelpulse) [mappress] Source: travelpulse, August 23, 2011;

  • 4 June 2014

    Three Members of Lerwick Port Authority have been re-appointed to the Board of the Authority. Three existing Business Ratepayer Members were the only applicants for the three positions. Brian Anderson, Harry Jamieson and Ronnie Gair all applied to serve a further three year term until July 2017. Their applications have been approved under the procedures […]

  • 17 April 2012

      The Hernando County Port Authority Board will meet on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek Recreation Building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. The Port Authority Board meets the first Wednesday of every month. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to review […]

  • 13 October 2011

    Since the Cebu City Government received high marks for its work on the environment, Mayor Michael Rama intends to spend the P2-million prize… By Jujemay G. Awit (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, October 13, 2011;

  • 14 October 2010

    The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has been retained by the City of Hamilon to undertake management of a major dredging project in the east… (ctl) [mappress] Source: ctl, October 14, 2010;

  • 19 January 2011

    The Fanny Bay Harbour Authority is receiving federal funds to upgrade its wharf. A total of $765,000 is being provided through the Western… (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, January 19, 2011;

  • 22 February 2012

      Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) and Shetland Islands Council have reached a negotiated settlement on the claim payable by the Council relating to the abandonment of a dredging project in 2005 due to the former Bressay Bridge Project. Both LPA and the Council are content to have settled the claim at £4,825,727 before matters reached […]

  • 15 September 2010

    Jackson County Port Authority commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a “very conservative” budget of about $28.7 million for the next … April M. Havens (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, September 16, 2010;

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Halifax Port Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Panama Canal Authority. The Port of Halifax is the first port in Canada to sign an MOU with the Panama Canal Authority. The purpose of the Memorandum of Understanding is to identify business opportunities, increase awareness of the ports, exchange information, and undertake […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was recommended to Congress for authorization this week, continuing the project’s historic momentum through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) planning process. Known as the Record of Decision, the recommendation signed by Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy is the official notification to Congress that […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Somerset County Council Leader John Osman was elected chairman of the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) Board at its first meeting that was held on Friday, 27 February. Cllr Osman, who has been Chair of the Flood Action Plan Leaders Implementation Group, was elected by fellow board members and Tony Bradford, Vice Chair of the Parrett Internal […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) bestowed the Young Author Award 2019 to Ms Cao Lei, Engineer at the CCCC National Engineering Research Center of Dredging Technology and Equipment in Shanghai, China, last week. IADC’s Young Author Award is given annually to ‘stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage younger men and women […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Young Author Award will be presented at the Ninth International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (IX PIANC – COPEDEC 2016) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this October. René Kolman, secretary general of IADC, will present the award to the winner on the last day […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International  Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be presenting the IADC Young Author Award 2017 at the CEDA Dredging Days, which will take place on 9-10 November, 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The IADC Young Author Award is aimed at stimulating the promotion of new ideas and to encourage young people working in […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that his legislation to bolster efforts to maintain commercial river traffic during droughts and floods was approved by the U.S. Senate as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2013. Specifically, the legislation would authorize a study of the entire Mississippi River Basin, for the first time ever, […]