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  • 30 July 2012

    According to savannahnow.com, the Georgia Ports Authority plans to intervene in a federal lawsuit challenging the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel saying its contractual and economic interests are at risk. The Authority wants the river shipping channel deepened to handle larger ships that will be routinely calling when the Panama Canal […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Port Authority has just announced that on March 24th the Environment Ministry granted the Mariupol seaport an indefinite permit to dredge the waters and approach channel of the seaport throughout the period of the port’s operation. The authority was able to obtain the indefinite permit because of the simplification of the procedures for obtaining […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority has recently adopted CARIS Bathy DataBASE for the storing and management of the Canal’s bathymetric information. The waterway’s heavy traffic and expansion operations called for a robust and efficient method to manage survey data. The implementation of Bathy DataBASE will also contribute to the constant monitoring of navigation channel conditions, as […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Arkansas Waterways Commission said yesterday that five public ports in Arkansas have received more than $450,000 in grants. “We received over $1.2 million in requests and wish we could fulfill all the requests, ” said Gene Higginbotham, Executive Director of the Arkansas Waterways Commission. “We hope to have additional funds in the future. Developing our […]

  • 18 October 2012

    In the afternoon of the 8th of October 2012 the first experimental vessel „Tanais Leader“ was berthed at the anew constructed quay No. 67A, operated by Klaipėda Stevedoring Company „Bega“. Klaipėda State Seaport Authority was the contracting party of this object. Back in the history – on the 2nd of September 2010 the Port Authority […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Congressmen Bill Cassidy applauded the work of Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA) for reaching a deal on the Conference Report for the water resources authorization bill. The legislation authorizes many critical infrastructure and hurricane protection projects for Louisiana, including Morganza to the Gulf. Morganza to the Gulf is of immense […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $36.9 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge Dock, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois to place approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand at Keansburg, New Jersey as part of an emergency shore protection project affected by Hurricane Sandy. The contract is part of the […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has achieved an important milestone within their dredging project, enabling the harbor to handle container vessels with a capacity of up to 14,000 TEUs and draft of 15 meters. Under this capital development program, the port authority increased the depth of the navigational channel to 16 meters and the […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Houston Authority’s Executive Director Roger Guenther has confirmed that dredging of the Bayport channel has received a ‘green light’ from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the regular monthly meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, Guenther noted that PHA operating revenues in August 2014 have again exceeded […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), yesterday announced that it passed 91-7. “This is a huge win for Louisiana that will provide significant coastal restoration, hurricane and flood protection, reforms to the Corps, accelerated projects, and of course, jobs,” Vitter said. “It’s easily […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority Executive Director, Roger Guenther, in his first meeting since being named to the post, characterized January’s numbers as “a very exciting start to the new year” with operating revenue of more than $20 million. Guenther cited across-the-board increases in all major areas of cargo as the driver behind a 3-million-ton […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, will hold a hearing tomorrow on recently completed Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports for proposed water resources development projects and two Post-Authorization Change Reports. A Chief’s Report is the Corps’ final recommendation to Congress, after an examination of feasibility, cost and other […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority plans to undertake significant infrastructure improvements in the next few years to ensure that the Port of Houston can accommodate the advent of larger vessels and increased cargo resulting from the pending Panama Canal expansion in 2016, as well as the expected future demographic growth in the region. Maintaining and improving […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in special session today. The meeting will include possible actions regarding a proposed Port of Houston Authority Promotion and Development Fund Policy and Standards document, alternative financing, potential Houston-Galveston Channel improvement projects and upcoming maintenance dredging projects, along with discussion regarding the Fiscal Year […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Committee on Transport and Communications in the Egyptian Shura Council yesterday paid a visit to Damietta Port Authority, during which they were received by Rear Admiral Suleiman Sami Mahmoud Chairman of Damietta Port Authority. According to a statement from Dr. Mohammed Sadiq Chairman of the Committee that the aim of the visit to the […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The summarised activity results of the Ist half of 2013 demonstrated that investments of Port Authority to the port development constituted 233,612 million litas – this sum is not only a record sum comparing with other half year periods of the previous years, but also exceeds annual investment rates. Up till now only the year […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the end of March, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority successfully completed dredging works under their Centerm Expansion Project. In the latest update, the port authority said that dredging work on both the eastern and western expansion of the Centerm container terminal was completed last month. The company reused approximately 70,000 cubic meters of material […]

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The disastrous coal ash spill that occurred a year ago at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston power plant in eastern Tennessee dumped a whopping 2.66 million pounds of 10 toxic pollutants into the nearby Emory and Clinch rivers — more than all the surface-water discharges from all U.S. power plants in 2007. Source:southernstudies,dec 9,2009;

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s ongoing efforts to convert to the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as the primary source of fuel for power generation received a major boost recently when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a long-sought after permit for marine work on St. Croix. The application, filed by […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said in their latest announcement that they will begin lowering Inks Lake early next week. According to LCRA, it will take until Friday, January 5, to drop the level about 8 feet. The lake will remain lowered until February 10 when the LCRA will begin refilling it through February 13 […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Government of Western Australia announced today that Round 23 of the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme is open now with $1.5 million available for allocation next year. Local government authorities, State Government agencies and statutory authorities can apply for funds for the planning, construction or upgrade of boat launching ramps, jetties, moorings, breakwaters and new channels […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seychelles Port Authority recently unveiled plans for the expansion and modernization of Port Victoria. The existing quay of Port Victoria, currently 270 meters long, will be extended an additional 330 meters and will be able to accommodate two boats measuring up to 250 meters in length at the same time, reported Seychelles News Agency. The chief […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The result of the Port of Rotterdam Authority for 2013 was €227 million. This is €1 million less than the result for 2012. Large investments, especially in Maasvlakte 2, pushed the interest charges and depreciation up considerably. The revenue from port dues decreased. On the other hand, the revenue from the lease of sites increased, […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Minister Ibrahim el-Demiri paid a visit to Damietta Port yesterday. During this visit, he witnessed the signing of an agreement on a dredging program between Damietta Port Authority and el-Temsah Ship Building Company, one of the Suez Canal Authority’s companies. Damietta Port is located 8.5 km west of the Nile River of Damietta branch […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has awarded a contract to Dutch Dredging BV under which the contractor will dredge area at Queens Wharf and Caricom Wharves. According to the Port Authority, the contract also includes ancillary works for the Government Shipping Service. Officials also announced that the dredging project is expected to begin […]