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  • 1 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, recently started the deepening of the Oranjestad cruise-channel on Aruba, commissioned by Aruba Port Authority. The dredging program includes removal of approximately 200,000m³ from the waterway. Dredged material will be used in a land reclamation for the purpose of the expansion of the industrial-area […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, the dredging and mining equipment and components manufacturer, took a lead role in being the Gold sponsor of the WEDA Mexico 2015 Annual Meeting, which took place in the Centro Asturiano de Polanco located in the heart of Mexico City’s bustling Polanco neighborhood.  At the event, Dredge Yard Marketing Manager, Iulia Berchiu and the CEO, […]

  • 18 March 2010

    The city and port authority don’t always agree, but both are happy with a dredging deal that promises to save millions of Hamilton tax dollars.Instead of the city dredging shallow Windermere Basin at the far east end of the harbour — as it is obliged to do — sediment will be allowed to wash into […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In her introduction to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, new Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria underscored the importance of collective leadership and working together for the greater good. Attorney Longoria is making history as the first woman to chair the Port Commission. “I don’t do […]

  • 8 July 2012

    Members of the recently appointed Kalamazoo Lake Harbor Authority (KLHA) met with approximately 27 key state and Federal officials in Kalamazoo, Mich., on June 28, 2012 to discuss the dredging challenges facing the Saugatuck-Douglas harbor. The intent of the meeting was to fully brief these officials on the conditions within the harbor and engage their […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) in conjunction with DHI Water and Environment (M) Sdn Bhd and KASI Malaysia Sdn Bhd recently organized a PIANC Seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The aim of the event was to bring together the Malaysian navigation infrastructure community to discuss the state of navigation and navigation infrastructure projects in […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Kimberley Ports Authority has appointed York Civil Pty Ltd to design and build the $24.15 million extension to Broome’s wharf, Transport Minister Dean Nalder has announced. “The Port of Broome is the main deepwater port servicing the Kimberley and makes a significant contribution to the region’s economy, creating jobs for local residents,” Mr Nalder said. […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A shoreline erosion feasibility study open house, organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Oacoma Community Center, has been cancelled due to inclement weather in South Dakota. The public meeting will be rescheduled for a date in the near future, said USACE. The purpose of this study is to evaluate alternatives for […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The press service of the Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (USPA) reports that nine companies have submitted their bids in a tender for dredging works at the approaching channel of the Chornomorsk Port. The bids were submitted by Ukrbudservice LLC, Novadeal Ltd., Inflot-Danubius Agency, Ligos UA LLC, Jan De Nul, VO Ukraine subsidiary, China Harbour Engineering […]

  • 23 March 2012

    North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported on Thursday that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and overall there is a renewed sense of importance for the role which […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA and partners will soon begin work at two projects funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the St. Louis River Area of Concern. Cleanup activities are slated to begin at Azcon Slip in Duluth, Minn., and Howards Bay in Superior, Wis. Both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority of […]

  • 22 March 2010

    Western Visayas is again a recipient of a billion-peso project from President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo after the Investment Coordinating Committee (ICC) of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Board approved the inclusion of… [mappress] Source:thenewstoday,March 22,2010;

  • 28 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke admits he was never warned about the ‘extreme’ risks posed by a proposed coal port in the Fitzroy Delta, near the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA), a community group based in Central Queensland opposing port development in the Fitzroy Delta, have […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups yesterday filed papers asking that the South Carolina Supreme Court declare that the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s approval of a controversial project to deepen the Savannah River was illegal. Attorneys from the Southern Environmental Law Center filed today’s claim in the S. C. Supreme Court in […]

  • 22 March 2013

    In a visit to the Port of Savannah, Panama’s Minister for Canal Affairs Roberto Roy described progress on the canal expansion, and heard the latest news on deepening the Savannah Harbor to 47 feet. “With the historic expansion of the Panama Canal nearing completion, I applaud Georgia for making the improvement of its port infrastructure […]

  • 20 September 2010

    The Chinese Dredging Association (CHIDA), the organiser of WODCON XIX (9-12 September 2010 in Beijing, China) presented Best Paper Awards to four authors as follows: One Grand Prize (US$ 1000) was presented to a Chinese author and three second prizes (US$ 500 each) were given to one – one author from each of the three […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter led 18 Senators in a bipartisan letter urging the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership to set the funding levels for harbor maintenance at the levels authorized in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “We need to make investments where there will be the greatest impact – and that means ports […]

  • 22 April 2010

    A new economic impact study released today by the Prince Rupert Port Authority confirms the significant economic generating capacity that the new container terminal and other port facilities are having on British Columbia’s northern communities and Western Canada’s economy… [mappress] Source:rupertport,April 22,2010;

  • 26 February 2010

    U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited the Port of Houston Authority Monday to see how $98.8 million in stimulus funding is benefiting the local economy and helping make the Houston Ship Channel more accessible to bigger laden ships. [mappress] Source:chron,February 26,2010;

  • 22 April 2010

    State officials are proposing the financially troubled Port of Richmond become part of the Virginia Port Authority, a move that could significantly reduce freight traffic on highways and save millions in road construction along Interstate 64… [mappress] Source:styleweekly,April 22,2010;

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Harwich Haven Authority is launching a major development in the Haven ports and has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for consent to increase the depth of the harbor and approach channel from 13m to 16.0m (plus tide), the company announced in a press release. This dredging project will ensure that Haven ports will […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, announced the completion of a new multi-purpose terminal in Damietta Port today. The multi-purpose terminal, established under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA), includes  a 630m long, 17m deep berth and is equipped with a backyard area of 50,000m² with anticipated capacity of about […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port 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 2015, as well as the expected future demographic growth in the region. “Maintaining and improving efficiency […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit (21, 22 and 23 May 2013, Durban, South Africa) will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port efficiencies in communications and transport, […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Antwerp, Bremenports, Cartagena, Dover, Genoa, Marseilles, Piraeus, Rotterdam, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Venice – these are the ten port authorities that were shortlisted for the 4th edition of the ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports. The jury selected these applications from a total of 23 submissions. The theme of this year’s competition is […]