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  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State at The Office of Public Works & Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, two days ago visited Shannon town, in western Ireland, and the adjacent flood defense embankments fronting the Shannon estuary to announce plans to upgrade those defenses and to construct new defenses for Shannon town. This will be a joint project between […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces the Tampa Harbor Maintenance Dredging contract award of $3.6 million to Coastal Dredging Company, Inc., of Hammond, Louisiana. The Corps awarded the contract September 22 and they anticipate that the construction will start in November and finish within six months. The work consists of maintenance dredging […]

  • 17 February 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. “In my brief time with the Authority, I have grown to depend on the operational expertise Jeff provides our ports and our customers. He is leading the development of our strategic plan, working […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has officially inaugurated the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek basin, making this port complex accessible for ships up to 15 meter draught. The dredging scheme was carried out by Boskalis (Maassluis to the Benelux Tunnel and the Botlek) and Van der Kamp (from the Nieuwe Waterweg Maassluis to […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Former Australian Defence Force Commander, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Mike Lean, will lead the development and expansion of Victoria’s second international container port, Port of Hastings Development Authority (PoHDA) Chair, Yehudi Blacher, announced today. Mr Blacher said Mr Lean’s appointment as Chief Executive Officer came at a critical time for PoHDA, as planning for the expansion […]

  • 7 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) signed an agreement with the China Harbour engineering Company (CHEC) for the first phase of the 150 million dollar Takoradi Port Infrastructure Development Project. According to ghanabusinessnews.com, Mr Richard Anamoo, Director-General of GPHA signed for the Authority, while Mr Yang Tao, Country Manager of CHEC, initialled […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Business development

    Throughout its history, the Lower Mississippi River Flood Plain has been besieged by floodwaters; that’s why flood risk management is one of the USACE Memphis District’s major mission areas. Working to execute this mission and serving as that first line of defense, a Memphis District Project Delivery Team awarded three major contracts to perform maintenance […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Janiece M. Longoria was unanimously reappointed Chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority two days ago in a joint session of the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council. During the meeting, which was held at the Port of Houston Authority’s Executive Office Building Boardroom, both Houston Mayor Annise D. […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced that 2012 was a year of growth and prosperity for the Port of Prince Rupert and the many communities impacted by the reach of its gateway. Details of the Port Authority’s activities and financials were discussed during its Annual Public Meeting, held at the Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert. […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate passed a measure Thursday that would enable local units of government to establish districts for financing a variety of waterfront improvement activities, said the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Goeff Hansen. Senate Bill 218 would restore and expand the tax increment financing (TIF) authority for water resource improvement, an economic development tool that expired […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two International Seabed Authority (ISA) Legal and Technical Commission (LTC) meetings have been scheduled to be held in Kingston, Jamaica, in 2014. The first session of the ISA LTC meetings will be held in Kingston from 3-14 February and the second session will take place during the Authority’s 20th Session from 7-25 July. In an […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jay Nixon visited yesterday the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority (Semo Port) on the Mississippi River south of Cape Girardeau to discuss why he is proposing an additional $5 million in his Fiscal Year 2017 budget to expand Missouri’s public ports. Semo Port is one of 14 public port authorities in Missouri that have […]

  • 8 July 2011

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority(PoRa) believes that the recently published EU White Paper on Transport is in line with the draft Port Vision 2030, the long-term vision announced by the Port of Rotterdam Authority. In general, the PoRA agrees with the objectives and concrete measures announced by the European Commission (EC). Rotterdam does see some […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fan Pier Development, LLC, received a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District in 2007 to install structures and discharge fill material within the waters of the U.S. in conjunction with redevelopment of the Fan Pier in South Boston, Mass. The authorized work included the placement of fill material for reconstruction […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a strong show of support for the deepening of Charleston Harbor, the South Carolina Legislature now has committed $300 million to fund the construction of a post-45-foot harbor project for the Port of Charleston. This allocation would cover the entire estimated cost to deepen the harbor to 50 feet, once the project receives authorization […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council is warmly welcoming up to $1.5 million in Waikato River Authority funding over three years for implementation of projects identified in the recently released Waipā Catchment Plan. The plan is aimed at contributing to the restoration and protection of the Waipā River. “The announcement of this proposed funding reflects the close collaboration […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Financial results continue to trend “strong and up to the right,” Executive Director Len Waterworth reported at yesterday’s meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Total tonnage was up 9 percent through September of this year compared to the same period last year. Among other matters during the meeting, the Port […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will hold a public meeting today, at the Marie Spence Flickinger Fine Arts Building located at San Jacinto College South, 13735 Beamer Road, Houston, Texas to discuss the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Clear Creek General Reevaluation Study. Background: The Clear Creek Flood Control Project […]

  • 3 March 2014

    A Dutch consortium is to develop a master plan for managing flood risks in the Cauca river basin in the west of Colombia. Floods are a regular occurrence in this area, and they are not only a direct threat to local inhabitants, they also cause considerable economic damage. Intensive collaboration involving six parties The consortium […]

  • 26 January 2012

    In a unanimous vote on Wednesday, 111 members of the South Carolina House of Representatives rebuked Gov. Nikki Haley and the SCDHEC Board, which supported a permit allowing the State of Georgia to dredge the Savannah River to deepen port facilities in Savannah. A bipartisan bill sponsored by Charleston Reps. Leon Stavrinakis (D) and Jim […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Vanguard reports that the Nigerian Ports Authority has recorded an increase in container and vehicular traffic at the end of the first quarter of 2012 showing an increase over the same period of 2011. The Nigerian Ports Authority in fulfilling its obligation of planning, development and maintenance of port infrastructure. These developments have been witnessed […]