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  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has finalized and sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees, urging them to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Diversion Authority and City of Oxbow, ND have approved a finalized “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU), which outlines each organization’s roles and responsibilities regarding the construction of a ring levee for Oxbow. Under the MOU, homes in the Oxbow area would remain within the Diversion Project’s Staging Area, but would be protected from flooding to […]

  • 1 June 2011

      More than fifty exporters, importers and other trade and logistics professionals participated in a half-day Mexico Business Forum hosted by the Tampa Port Authority on May 26, 2011. Presentations by representatives from ProMexico, Enterprise Florida, US Commercial Service, Zim Integrated Shipping and the Ports of Veracruz, Altamira and Progreso provided a market update and […]

  • 29 July 2010

    The opposition to the P18.7-billion Laguna Lake dredging project has reached the provincial level with no less than the governor here opposing the project. Rizal Gov. Casimiro “Jun” Ynares, III, who is also member of the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) and a former LLDA head, said he is seriously considering legal action to oppose […]

  • 31 January 2011

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority will receive financial proposals from 25 entities to start industries at Hambantota port next week, Mr Priyath… (steelguru) [mappress] Source: steelguru, January 31, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    The Port of London Authority in the UK has completed the latest development project at its hub Denton Wharf taking total investment there…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 2, 2011; Image: pla.co.uk

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt will inaugurate this week a major expansion of the Suez Canal, completed in a third of the originally estimated time. This expansion program adds 35 kilometers of new channels, in addition to 37 kilometers of existing waterways that were dredged to allow larger vessels to pass. The Suez Canal Authority stated that 258 million […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Wasser und Schifffahrtsamt Dresden has announced a tender for disposal of dredging material from the Prossen harbour construction project. This contract will consist of disposal of 13,000 tonnes of dredged material (including transportation), proper disposal (use, recovery or disposal) of polluted dredged material, including handling and transportation from the first transfer station to the disposal […]

  • 17 November 2011

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Bas Borsje at the CEDA Dredging Days in Rotterdam on November 11, 2011, for the paper “Biogeomorphological Interactions on a Nourished Tidal Flat: Lessons Learned from Building with Nature”. Tidal flats are valuable habitats for different plants and […]

  • 15 November 2011

    For better, healthier and cleaner residential area, Central Jakarta Housing and Government Building Sub-Department is normalizing 200 water …   (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, November 15, 2011;

  • 2 November 2011

    Officials reported progress Tuesday toward cleaning up two toxic hot spots in Michigan that have spent decades on a list of the most polluted sites…  (chicagotribune) [mappress] Source: chicagotribune, November 2, 2011;

  • 11 March 2011

    The message to inland port managers at a conference this week could not have been any blunter than what was written on a slide during… By Steve Tetreault (swtimes) [mappress] Source: swtimes, March 11, 2011  

  • 17 November 2010

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta and Port of Galveston Director Steven M. Cernak signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during an official ceremony in Panama City, Panama today. Held at the ACP Administration Building and attended by senior officials, the event marked the beginning of a new partnership between the two entities. […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Seabed Authority and the Institut française de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer (Ifremer) have signed a 15-year contract for exploration for polymetallic sulphides. The contract was signed in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France on 18 November 2014 by the Secretary-General of the Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and the President-Managing Director of Ifremer, François Jacq. The […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The start of a new era in flood protection and management has been welcomed by Somerset County Council following the signing of a landmark agreement yesterday. The deal signed in London seals a £2.7m interim funding package for the creation of a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the end of January next year. The SRA […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), one of the largest state enterprises, is working on some major dredging projects that will be total game-changers for the country’s ports. Over the next five years, USPA is planning to perform capital and maintenance dredging works in Ukrainian ports, canals and inland waterways with the volume of dredged […]

  • 1 December 2011

    A dredging project slated to displace several hundred thousand cubic yards of sediment from Marina del Rey Harbor is being supported by the Federal and county authorities. The undertaking between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and county officials was approved on November 15. Approximately 140,000 cubic yards of clean sediment offshore will be moved […]

  • 8 November 2011

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Venice Port Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) in Chennai yesterday in the presence of the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G. K. Vasan. JNPT was represented by Shri L.Radhakrishnan, Chairman, JNPT and the Venice Port Authority was represented by Capt. Antonio Revedin. Terming today’s event as an important […]

  • 12 July 2010

    The marine industry and the State Government are days away from striking a deal that will reform the waterway authority and bring an end to the mismanagement of the Broadwater. Marine Queensland general manager Don Jones said the Gold Coast City Council and the Department of Transport had signed up to the deal that would […]

  • 7 January 2011

    The Saratoga County Water Authority has filed a federal lawsuit against General Electric, seeking $27 million for the damages it says it … By Michelle Kim (cbs6albany) [mappress] Source: cbs6albany, January 7, 2011;

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) announced today that they bestowed the Young Author Award 2018 to François De Keuleneer. IADC’s Young Author Award is given annually to “to stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage younger men and women in the dredging industry”. The award is granted at industry-leading conferences, with 2018’s […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has allotted $48.2 million for the rehabilitation of the Subic Bay Freeport’s piers and wharves, the Philippine News Agency informs. Newly-appointed SBMA Chairperson and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said that the move is part of an effort to fully improve the so-called heart and soul of this premier maritime logistics center. […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Raivis Veckagans, acting CEO of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), presented the latest port infrastructure development plans yesterday, during the ‘Port Infrastructure Development Day’. The members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, key Ukrainian and foreign engineering and construction companies, such as China Harbor Engineering Company, Sumitomo Corporation, Cyes Maritime Works and AECOM, attended […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jeppesen has been awarded a contract to develop and implement an Integrated Hydrographic Management System (IHMS) for the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore, a governmental agency established to develop Singapore as a premier global hub port and international maritime center, as well as to advance and safeguard Singapore’s strategic maritime interests. The contract […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has announced that the agency has secured an approval to dredge the Warri Port in Delta State at a cost of approximately $137 million, local media reports.  NPA Managing Director disclosed this information yesterday in Lagos, during the 68th birthday celebration of the […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Arabia is experiencing exponential growth in its ports and shipping sectors with a number of mega infrastructural land and sea projects planned and currently in progress, totaling US$ 30 billion within the government’s current five-year plan. To promote internal and foreign direct investment still further and to support job creation initiatives for Saudi nationals, […]