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  • 29 July 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which owns and operates the Port of Savannah, renewed their ties with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, renewable for five years, was first signed in July 2003 and aims to unify efforts to encourage mutual economic benefits. “Considering the […]

  • 23 October 2011

    The Philippine Ports Authority sought the help of the Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry in its request to Dumaguete City not… BY MARICAR ARANAS (visayandailystar) [mappress] Source: visayandailystar October 23, 2011;

  • 4 February 2011

    Tennessee Valley Authority customers are paying an average of 69 cents a month until 2024 for the cleanup of coal ash spilled at the … By Bill Poovey (tennessean) [mappress] Source: tennessean, February 4, 2011;

  • 13 April 2010

    Sea patrols are being stepped up as part of a new clampdown on illegal activities off the Bahrain coast, it was announced.Authorities hope to stamp out illegal land reclamation and dredging, as well as fishing out of season… [mappress] Source:tradearabia,April 13,2010;

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined state and local elected officials and members the state’s maritime industry, yesterday held a signing ceremony for legislation that creates the Connecticut Port Authority which will act as a quasi-public agency to market and coordinate the development of the state’s ports and maritime economy. The legislation was passed unanimously by […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has presented the IADC Young Author Award at the PIANC-COPEDEC IX conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lucas Silveira, manager of Coastal & Ports Engineering of CB&I, received the prestigious award. He was awarded the prize of €1,000, a certificate of recognition and a small sculpture for his […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and Royal IHC (IHC) successfully launched cutter suction dredger (CSD) MOHAB MAMEESH today, Friday, 15 May. The launching ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel, The Netherlands. The 29,190kW heavy-duty rock CSD has been specifically designed in close cooperation with SCA, and will be used to maintain […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the consortium Groups Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) signed the variation incorporating to the original contract the agreement reached in March for completion of the Third Set of Locks project. “What remains now is to continue working with the commitment to complete the Expansion which is currently at a […]

  • 2 May 2012

    According to CBC News, the Halifax Port Authority has acquired close to three acres of land from CN as part of a $35-million expansion of the south-end container terminal. The parcels are on Marginal Road adjacent to the Halterm container pier. “We are not disclosing the price,” Michele Peveril, spokeswoman for the port authority, said […]

  • 22 March 2012

    Hvide Sande Havn has announced tender for the harbour construction works. First stage for a new harbour section on the northern side of the entrance to Hvide Sande harbour includes the following works: – Approximately 150 m new quay consisting of anchored sheet pile quay wall closed with the concrete 30-40 m wide paved wharf […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Kystverket Nordland has announced tender for the dredging and engineering works at the Kabelvåg area. These works include construction of two new breakwaters outside the current port so that there will be an outer and an inner harbour area, including dredging of the outer harbour area and the approach down to -8.3m below CD, and […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Colombian authorities over the past four months have closed 56 illegal gold mines and arrested 573 people, a police report stated.The report… (thaindian) [mappress] Source: thaindian, January 18, 2011;

  • 18 April 2011

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has completed the expansion and improvement of 13 ports in the country worth P1.21 billion last year   (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, April 18, 2011

  • 12 July 2010

    The Ministry of Agriculture has designated two excavators and a pontoon to carry out excavation works in the Kara Kara Creek, Region 10, and… [mappress] Source: stabroeknews, July 13, 2010;

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the Norfolk Harbor wider, deeper and safer took a significant step forward last Friday as the plan outlining the project’s national economic benefits was approved by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take its next step forward. “This is an infrastructure project that holds value for Virginia, the national economy and […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The portworld.com reports that the Nigerian Maritime Authorities are looking at ways to fund cleaning up Nigerian waterways. A new tax has been flagged up by Ziakede Patrick Akpobolokemi, director-general of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Funds collected from the tax, which will be levied on each ship calling at a Nigerian […]

  • 8 September 2011

    A firm, Jan De Nul Limited, has accused the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, and its consultants, Messrs AIM Consultants of breaching due … By Ifeyinwa Obi (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, September 8, 2011;

  • 10 November 2011

    Barcelona port authority is seeking financial compensation of €97m ($134m) from three construction companies involved in the El Prat… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 10, 2011;

  • 17 August 2011

    The Tampa Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved a beneficial, joint project with The Mosaic Company that will result in the transfer of dredge materials from Mosaic’s port berth along the Alafia River to one of the port authority’s spoil islands. The cooperative arrangement between the port authority and Mosaic will assist Mosaic and the […]

  • 29 July 2010

    Delaware’s Congressional delegation announced today that it had secured $8.2 million in federal funding to repair the Bethany Beach and … (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, July 29, 2010;

  • 7 October 2010

    The board of directors of Antwerp Port Authority has approved the long-term financial plan (2011-2025), representing an amount of 1.6 billion euros. With this ambitious investment plan the Port Authority is banking on the future. The ambitious long-term plan was presented to the board of directors by port alderman Marc Van Peel and CEO Eddy […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hickling Broad dredging operations may restrict passage close to Hickling Staithe during week days from Monday, 2nd November, 2015 until Friday, 26th February, 2016, the Broads Authority stated. During this period, dredging works will be undertaken between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up to 2 hours may […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public hearings on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement will be held on October 23-24, 2018 in West Haven and New Haven, Connecticut. The hearings are sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Connecticut Port Authority, and the New Haven […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Leaders from the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) and Lowcountry Economic Alliance (LEA) signed a joint resolution today recognizing that maintaining strong port capacity and deepening both the Savannah and Charleston harbors are critical to the economic health of both the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina. Additionally, […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) announced that the Port of Zamboanga dredging project is scheduled to begin by the second quarter of this year. This dredging project will cover the expanded portion of the port which has a length of 170 meters and the project has already been awarded to a contractor who won the bidding. […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Brianne Cohen at the WEDA XXXI / TAMU 42 Annual Dredging Conference & Exhibition held at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, June 5-8 2011. For several years, the State of Louisiana’s Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration […]