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  • 15 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The chief executive officer of the Belledune Port Authority is concerned the proposed NB Power deal with Hydro-Québec could jeopardize a multimillion-dollar expansion of the northern port… Source: CBC News, December 14, 2009;

  • 8 November 2010

    The Belledune Port Authority has taken another step in its quest to become a leading international modular fabrication centre. On Nov. 1, … By James Mallory (nbbusinessjournal) [mappress] Source: nbbusinessjournal, November 8, 2010;

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Pin Oak Corpus Christi, LLC received its first vessel at the newly commissioned Oil Dock 14 at the Port of Corpus Christi last week. The new dock can accommodate fully laden bulk liquid tankers up to Suez-max class with loading rates in excess of 40,000 barrels per hour. The Port of Corpus Christi is the […]

  • 25 September 2013

    Sachem’s Head Yacht Club is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with authorizing existing docks and two mooring fields in Guilford, Conn. The work is proposed in Long Island Sound on a small island accessed via a […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    After the introduction of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2016, Senator Barbara Boxer, Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement. “I am proud that this bipartisan legislation includes vital support for ongoing work in my home State of California, including the Los Angeles River and Salton […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study August 23. The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the North Adriatic Ports Association’s assembly, held on 17th July in Koper, the Presidents of NAPA ports were acquainted with the recent decision of the TEN-T’s (Trans European Transport Network) Financial Board to financially support projects which NAPA members. These projects focus on the development requirements of the Northern Adriatic ports, including their rail […]

  • 8 April 2014

    The dredging of the Kishon River has officially begun, with the ultimate goal of eliminating the pollution that has plagued the riverbed for decades. Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz inaugurated the Kishon River dredging project at a ceremony on the riverbank on Monday, April 7, 2014. The moment is an historic one that comes […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter today was able to get the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) agreed to in the U.S. Senate with a vote of 83 to 14. “WRDA is one of the single most significant pieces of legislation for Louisiana that we’ll vote on this year,” Vitter said. “We have the opportunity to reform […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 invested in deepening, $24 will be returned to the economy, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) said in their latest announcement named ‘Harbor Deepening Facts’. According to the official statement, JAXPORT currently supports more than 130,000 jobs throughout the region and creates $26 billion in economic impact every year, with local jobs associated with […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.  Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, a Houston headquartered construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $15 million. According to the official release, the company’s marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the North Carolina State Ports Authority for the construction of the Turning Basin Expansion project in the Port of Wilmington, NC. Under the agreement, […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new edition of the Latin American Congress of Ports will take place in the Convention Center of the Conrad Hotel in Punta del Este, Uruguay, through November 6th to 9th, 2017. Convened by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Latin American Delegation in partnership with the Administración Nacional de Puertos of Uruguay (ANP), […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) and Draft Statement of Conformity (DSOC) for the Atlantic Coast of Long Island, Jones Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Long Beach Island, New York Coastal Storm Risk Management Project and the opening of the window for the […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) and the State Enterprise “Mariupol Commercial Sea Port” have signed an agreement on cooperation for the construction of a grain terminal in the rear of berths No. 3-4. “As part of the agreement, USPA will reconstruct the berthage and carry out dredging near berths 3-4 to ensure the construction of a future […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District has received an application from the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) seeking Department of the Army authorization to modify an existing permit in order to conduct new dredging. The dredging is to be conducted within the existing turning basin as a part of a master terminal modernization […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 22 November 2011

    In the Port of Antwerp the Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits, European Investment Bank (EIB) President Philippe…   [mappress] (iewy) [mappress] Source: iewy, November 22, 2011; Image: Antwerp Port Authority

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have filed suit in federal court challenging the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ use of a permit that allows construction of bulkheads, seawalls, and other hardened structures to be built in waters of the United States without adequately assessing their environmental impact. Nationwide Permit 13 authorizes the construction of bank stabilization structures along […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The ACI’s European Dredging Summit, scheduled for 7th and 8th of October 2015 in Antwerp, Belgium, will be focused on discussing the essential dredging strategies and environmental monitoring for project approval. The participants will have a chance to learn how to solve the major problems when developing a successful dredging project, discover global opportunities of […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At the end of February, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully conducted a three-day training program for the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in Durban, South Africa. The program’s main focus was to provide harbour masters with valuable insights into the fundamentals of dredging projects, types of equipment, working methods and contract responsibilities – […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders from the Port of Virginia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, have signed the Feasibility Cost Share Agreement (FCSA) for the Norfolk Harbor and Southern Branch deepening projects. The Corps was represented by Col. Paul B. Olsen, Norfolk District Engineer, and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) by John Reinhart, CEO and executive director. […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first test to be conducted in the new Delta Flume, a unique research facility in Delft that can generate the highest artificial waves in the world, was completed successfully last week. Approximately 5000 Basalton blocks (scale 1:1.6) were positioned on the 11-meter-high dike that was built in the new Delta Flume. Last month, Deltares […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced the bipartisan Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act has unanimously passed out of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and is now headed to the full Senate for a vote. Senator Gillibrand’s legislation will combine two complementary water quality and shore restoration program authorizations at their […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Majesty made history yesterday at JAXPORT as the first containership to arrive at the port through the new, expanded locks of the Panama Canal. The ship docked at TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point where crews unloaded and loaded cargo. The 991-foot Majesty has a maximum capacity of 6,724 TEU (containers) requiring 46.5 feet […]

  • 15 March 2010

    The Port of Sibenik Authority (PSA) has applied for a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) and intends to use its proceeds to contribute towards financing the reconstruction of the Vrulje quay in the Port of Sibenik. The proposed project… [mappress] Source:ebrd,March 15,2010;