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  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The River Waveney dredging program is set to take place between April and October 2019, the UK’s Broads Authority announces.  The river is popular with Broads users due to its deep navigable channels, but sediment does accrete in places and requires dredging to maintain waterway specifications, said the authority. Commenting the latest news, Broads Authority […]

  • 28 March 2011

      At its annual Spring Conference on March 21, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)-representing the interests of seaports throughout the Western Hemisphere-elected Jerry A. Bridges, executive director of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA), to serve as the international trade association’s 2011-12 chairman of the board. Mr. Bridges is slated to be installed as […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has given a notice saying that dredging operations in Haddiscoe New Cut may restrict passage during week days from Tuesday 6th January 2015 until Friday 6th February 2015.  During this period dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up to 2 […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural Port Authorities Roundtable was held in Singapore on April 20 in conjunction with the 10th Singapore Maritime Week 2015. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the closed-door roundtable event brought together port authorities from around the world to network, share insights on pertinent issues and best practices, as well as […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal. “We are deeply appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation and the Obama Administration, who were instrumental in elevating the visibility of our port, an important asset […]

  • 18 May 2012

      The Kenya Ports Authority corporate affairs department said in a press statement that the recent expansion trend is gradually being embraced at the port as proven by the successful handling of some large carriers recently. Benard Osero, the KPA corporate affairs manager, said the Mediterranean Shipping Company has replaced some of its smaller container […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Unalaska (Dutch Harbor) Channels Chief’s Report in Washington, D.C. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization. Located in the Aleutian Islands and about 800 miles southwest from Anchorage, […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Extensions of the first set of exploration contracts, new applications for approval of plans of work for exploration and the development of draft regulations for exploitation of polymetallic nodules in the deep seabed beyond the limits of national jurisdiction (the Area) are among priority issues to be debated as the twenty-second annual session of the […]

  • 17 October 2010

    A high-powered government team, led by shipping secretary Abdul Mannan Hawlader, on Saturday visited the Mawa-Kawrakandi channel in order to… (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, October 17, 2010;

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) yesterday reported 6.4 percent year-over-year container volume growth, with a record 2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in 2018. “Last year marked the third consecutive calendar year of record TEU volume for SCPA. The Port moved 199,701 TEUs in December alone, a 9.2 percent increase over December 2017 […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority achieved record container volumes in 2015, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported to the GPA board today. Over the last calendar year, the Port of Savannah moved an all-time high 3.73 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, an increase of 391,356 TEUs, or 11.7 percent compared to CY2014. “The expansion was fueled in […]

  • 28 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has decided not to put dredging spoils from the Calcasieu Ship Channel into an open water site in Big Lake. Constant silting makes it necessary to dredge the ship channel in order to maintain a depth of 40 feet and a width of 400 feet from the Port of […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Virgin Islands Port Authority has approved a resolution to fund its capital projects plan by refinancing existing 2003 bonds in the amount of about $24 million and issuing about $29 million in new bonds, the Virgin Islands Daily News reports. The newspaper said that the refinancing is expected to save the Port Authority about […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been organising training camps for its key personnel, including field crews and management…   (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, January 31, 2012;

  • 24 January 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick experienced record volumes in calendar year 2011 and handled 26.1 million tons of cargo, an additional 1.1 million tons, or a 4.3 percent increase. In Savannah, the Authority handled a record 2.95 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers, an […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority in its Quarterly report of 1st Quarter, 2013 has witnessed increased gross tonnage of coastal vessels and Cargo traffic over the same period in 2012. Available statistics shows that Gross tonnage of coastal vessels was 2,237,822mt, an increase of 23% over 1st quarter 2012 figure of 1,810,423. Laden Container Throughput was […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of the highlights of WODCON XX, held in Brussels, was the presentation of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Award for Best Paper written by a Young Author. The award was given to Max Radermaclier for his paper, “The Art of Screening, Effectiveness of Silt Screens”. Mr Radermaclier is a PhD candidate at […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The vision for a new authority overseeing the progress of Somerset’s Flood Action Plan has been backed by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet. Senior County Councillors have endorsed proposals for a new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). The SRA’s reason-to-be would be to reduce the likelihood, duration and impact of flooding in the County. Somerset County Council […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Port Authority Board in Norfolk has awarded Middlesex County a $118,000 grant for dredging the mouth and channel leading into Jackson Creek in Deltaville, according to the Southside Sentinel. Commenting this, Middlesex County Administrator, Matt Walker, said that the grant is going to cover most of the cost of dredging. “We were up […]

  • 25 January 2013

    The Port Authority has planned to allot 328.0 million Lt excluding VAT for the investments in 2013. Properly balanced State and private financing creates conditions to reconstruct and construct new infrastructure objects, terminals and warehouses in the Port, to install the most advanced technologies, to enhance the qualification quality of staff, to expand the range […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The original dredge used on Lake Wendouree since last September has been removed…   BY FIONA HENDERSON (thecourier) [mappress] Source: thecourier, December 13, 2011;

  • 21 December 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies presented its Best Paper Award for a Young Author for the 28th time at the CEDA Dredging Days 12-13 December 2012 in Abu Dhabi, to Mr. Arnaud Verschelde for his paper ‘Erosion Behaviour of a Draghead’. Mr. Arnaud Verschelde graduated from the Delft University of Technology ‘Faculty of 3mE’ […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) is investing £3.5 million in new dry discharge system at CEMEX Northfleet Wharf, aimed to secure Thames river traffic and improve building materials throughputs at the site. The development will enable CEMEX Marine dredgers to discharge sand and gravel more efficiently for processing at the Northfleet site. CEMEX Marine dredgers […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority in its yearly report of 2012 has witnessed increased empty Container throughput (TEUs) and laden Container throughput (TEUs) as against the same period in 2011. Available statistics show that the empty Container stood at 1,575,194TEUs which showed an increase of 11% over the same period of 2011 figure of 1,413,276TEUs. Laden […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The heavy-load vessel Happy Buccaneer was on berth yesterday at Norfolk International  Terminals (NIT) with the first group of six rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) that are the  centerpieces of the $375 million capacity expansion project, the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) said in its latest release. The Happy Buccaneer’s arrival signals the start of an 18-month […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The two organizations which oversee development consents along the River Thames have reached an agreement intended to streamline and coordinate their regulatory activities. The Marine Management Organization (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) agreed to the Thames Concordat, a set of principles to be followed in cases where both have a regulatory remit. The […]