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  • 13 September 2011

    Fitch Ratings has assigned an ‘AAA’ rating to the following Port of Houston Authority, Texas’ unlimited tax limited bonds (ULT): -$49.45 million ULT refunding bonds, series 2011 (AMT/Taxable). The series 2011 bonds are scheduled for negotiated sale on Sept. 20, 2011. Proceeds from the sale will be used to refund outstanding bonds for interest savings. […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its latest release that the next IADC Young Author Award will be presented on 10 May 2018 at the 34th PIANC World Congress 2018 in Panama City. According to IADC, they instituted this Young Author Award to stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage the […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven led a roundtable in Fargo this week with local leaders to plan the path forward for Fargo-Moorhead’s permanent flood protection project. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Hoeven wrote and secured language in the year-end funding bill authorizing and funding new construction activity that will help to advance flood protection […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest AmericasBarometer survey, the Panama Canal Authority is considered one of the most trusted institutions in Panama. The survey is coordinated by Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Panama Canal has a 69.8% trust index, right below the Catholic and […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Yesterday, Easter Monday, 9 April, at 3 p.m. the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the state of Espirito Santo, the municipality of Presidente Kennedy and project developer Terminal Presidente Kennedy (TPK) signed an agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The so-called ‘greenfield port’ still has to be […]

  • 25 May 2012

    Valstybes imone Klaipedos has announced tender for the quay reconstruction works at the Klaipeda area. These works include repairs and maintnenance works to the main quays with the reconstruction of quay number 7 immediately towards the shoreside number 6 and improvement works to quays 8 and 9 to enable the construction phases of the northern […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government’s Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of an extended program to assist nine coastal local authorities undertake and complete 16 development and repair projects on harbors and slipways owned by them. This €1 million package augments the €2.8 million already approved by the minister in […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10), member of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, praised the House of Representatives’ strong, bipartisan vote of 417 to 3, passing H.R. 3080 – the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA). Included in WRRDA, is Miller’s provision designating all ports and harbors on the Great […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has executed an agreement to use up to 1 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for the Carteret County Shore Protection and Restoration Project in North Carolina. Sediment used for the project will stabilize and help restore the ecological […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS recently spent four weeks at the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) conducting training and consultancy on CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD). ACP selected HPD for marine spatial data management and security, and to obtain further efficiencies in chart production. During the training course ACP staff were introduced to working with CARIS HPD. The first two […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority on Friday unveiled its first four electrified rubber-tired gantry cranes (ERTG), making the GPA the first in North America to introduce this cleaner and more efficient method of operation. The new technology reduces fuel consumption by an estimated 95 percent. “This transition to electrified RTGs is an important milestone for the […]

  • 23 December 2010

    MPX Energia S.A. and MMX Mineração e Metálicos S.A. announced today that the Comisión Regional de Medio Ambiente (COREMA) of the Atacama Region in Chile has authorized the construction of a new port (“Port” or “Project”), located 80 km to the southwest of the city of Copiapó. The Port is licensed to OMX Operaciones Marítimas, an EBX Group company. The […]

  • 9 March 2012

    As Watertown Daily Times reports, at a Wednesday’s meeting of the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority board of directors, Wade A. Davis, Executive Director, said the Port of Ogdensburg has received attention from the Army Corps of Engineers. The cause of this meeting was the buildup of silt and other deposits at the St. Lawrence […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that following their push, the Senate Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) includes a new authorization for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study. The senators said that following the damaging flooding that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last summer, causing millions of dollars in damages, […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Suez Canal Authority is currently in negotiations with local banks for a bridge loan of $450 million, Egyptian financial daily Al-Mal reported yesterday. The head of Suez Canal Authority Muhab Mamish told the newspaper that the funds would be allocated to pay the firms that will dig the new extensions to the canal. The loan would […]

  • 18 April 2010

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has designed a master plan for the redevelopment and expansion of the Takoradi Port to transform it into a modern and vibrant one to meet the challenges of the emerging oil and gas industry… [mappress] Source:graphicghana,April 18,2010;

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is pursuing various port projects in Cagayan de Oro and Tacloban and the port rehabilitation work in… (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, July 12, 2011;

  • 3 January 2011

    Gothenburg Port Authority, which also includes the largest energy harbour in Sweden, has decided to be totally climate neutral by 2015…   [mappress] Source: transportweekly, January 3, 2011;

  • 27 September 2010

    The Port Authority of Guam now has $50 million in the bank — free from the Defense Department — to begin modernizing its seaport to handle… (guampdn) [mappress] Source: guampdn, September 27, 2010;

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State Bond Commission is expected to approve a $5 million grant this week to pay for dredging at State Pier New London, the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) said in its latest release.  The project will be administered by CPA which is responsible for the care and custody of the property. Approval is expected at […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations in Haddiscoe New Cut are set to take place from Monday, 13 February, until Friday, 31 March 2017, the Broads Authority informs. “During this period the navigation channel will remain open, but dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A dredging project that will make the Port of Virginia the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast is now underway, according to the port officials. Following the finalization of the contract, the project’s initial phase started Sunday, reported the Virginia Port Authority. “The container ships are getting bigger and require more water depth to […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public consultation is underway about proposals to dredge the River Parrett between Stathe and Burrowbridge and will continue until Saturday, 1 June. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works […]

  • 14 November 2011

    The Tanzania Ports Authority has embarked on an expansion exercise to increase capacity by dredging and construction of two new berths…   By Leonard Magomba and John Mbalamwezi (theeastafrican) [mappress] Source: theeastafrican, November 14, 2011;

  • 14 June 2012

    On May 24, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) won the bid for the purchase contract from the Beirut Port Authority, Lebanon, involving 4 shore bridges and 12 tire cranes. Since providing port equipment for the terminal in 2003, ZPMC has delivered 11 shore bridges and 36 tire cranes. As part of its recent […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has transformed its dockyard on the River Yare with a new state-of-the art workshop and offices which will help maintain the Broads for generations of visitors to come. The £680,000 development, which was opened by Eastern Daily Press editor Nigel Pickover, is now the hub of the Authority’s construction and maintenance work. […]