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  • 29 March 2012

    The Summa Group and the Port of Rotterdam Authority may build a new port in Nangang industrial area, China, Kommersant business daily reported on Thursday quoting the port’s CEO Hans Smits as saying. Construction of the new port would probably cost about $2 billion, Infranews agency head Alexei Bezborodov said. “The Port of Rotterdam Authority […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox has announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of the 585 applications submitted totaling $9.3 billion in requests, six awards totaling $61.8 million – or about 12.36 percent of the total funding – are going to commercial seaports […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2020

    New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released the latest update on their Fire Island coastal protection program, saying that the works to widen the shoreline at Point O’Woods are currently underway. According to USACE, it’s part of a larger effort reducing risk of coastal flooding for shoreline communities. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has released a video named ‘Building a Better Future: Deepening the St. Johns’. This video shows how JAXPORT is investing in the future to grow Northeast Florida’s global competitiveness in trade and transportation and deliver jobs and prosperity to the citizens of Northeast Florida. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    During the first six months of this year, the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority already invested approximately EUR 24 million into the development of the port’s infrastructure. According to their latest announcement, although the pandemic caused confusion in the business sector, not a single investment project was stopped in Klaipeda port. The deepening works of water […]