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  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners yesterday announced five projects selected to receive $960,000 in grant funding to improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago-Calumet region. The grants will generate $1.46 million in matching contributions, for a total conservation impact of $2.42 million, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) said in their announcement. “The Chi-Cal Rivers Fund […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners yesterday announced five projects selected to receive $1.1 million in grant funding that will help improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago and Calumet region. Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the Fund is a partnership among ArcelorMittal, The Chicago Community Trust, Crown Family Philanthropies, the Gaylord and […]

  • 26 January 2011

    The first two of an eventual total of six Super PostPanamax Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes are being delivered this week to Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in the Cai Mep – Thi Vai port complex located approximately 80kms southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. Six Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTGs) will complete this first shipment with a further two STS […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Port on March 31 welcomed the arrival of the dredger Uilenspiegel, which will help speed up the second phase of a Belgian-funded project to increase the depth of the Soai Rap River to accommodate larger ships. The ship will dredge 54 kilometres of the Soai Rap River , creating a […]

  • 21 September 2010

    The biggest wharf in Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta was inaugurated in southern yesterday, two months earlier than expected…   (maritimenewsblog) [mappress] Source: maritimenewsblog, September 21, 2010;

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    During the same week that Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) was officially inaugurated by HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark and the Vice Minister of Transportation of Vietnam, CMIT also achieved a new productivity milestone for handling a container vessel in Vietnam. Whilst working the Gjertrud Maersk on 30th November, CMIT achieved a new berth […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Vietnam Net reports that the authorities have failed to put an end to the illegal sand exploitation taking place along sections of the Saigon River near Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong and Tay Ninh Provinces. At midnight on May 26, a Sai Gon Giai Phong reporter was present at the river’s bank in […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The 2014 munic­i­pal bud­get for the Bor­ough of Avalon was approved by a unan­i­mous 5–0 vote by the Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil dur­ing its meet­ing on Wednes­day, March 26th. The new bud­get totals $24.8 mil­lion and sets the local pur­pose tax rate at 22.4 cents, which rep­re­sents a half cent increase from 2013. The bud­get main­tains […]

  • 19 December 2011

    On 19th December 2011, Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) welcomed the CMA CGM LAPEROUSE to the Cai Mep – Thi Vai Port Complex in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province. Belonging to CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping company, and with a nominal capacity of 13,830 TEU and DWT of 157,092, CMA CGM […]

  • 9 February 2012

    The Army Corps announced recently $16.86 million for Delaware River deepening project using a “slush” fund created to circumvent the ban on earmarks passed last year. Environmental and community advocates cried foul – pointing out that the Army Corps chose this path to fund the Deepening because it cannot honestly demonstrate the project meets minimum […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis has announced that his efforts to secure funding to dredge the Anclote River have proven successful, with the City of Tarpon Springs set to receive $3.5 million in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for this important project.     The economic value of the Anclote River is of significant […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental Advocates of New York, NY/NJ Baykeeper, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG), Riverkeeper and Tri-State Transportation Campaign strongly oppose Governor Cuomo’s plan to allow the State Thruway Authority to borrow $511 million of Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) funds originally slated for wastewater infrastructure and environmental restoration projects, in order to pay for construction, […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently visited Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) to discuss potential development strategies in the area. The Prime Minister was welcomed by CMIT acting Managing director Nguyen Xuan Ky, who expressed the facility’s appreciation to the Vietnamese national and provincial governments, and the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport for supporting policies which have […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    CMIT (Cai Mep International Terminal) received the maiden call of the 14,000 TEU CSCL Star, the ultra large container vessel (ULCV) of 157,000 DWT, on October 29, 2015. The Vietnamese Ministry of Transport, Vinamarine and the VMS have all played a crucial role in making this ULCV port call happen by funding the Cai Mep […]

  • 30 March 2011

      The CMA CGM Columba arrived as scheduled at the newly opened Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT). At 131,263 DWT and with a capacity of 11,500 TEU, CMA CGM Columba is the largest container vessel ever to call in Vietnam. Located approximately 50km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, CMIT is the first container terminal in Vietnam to […]

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Sens. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), applauded President Barack Obama’s allocating $1 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Passaic River Reevaluation Study in his proposed national budget for Fiscal Year 2013. The proposed funding follows the lawmakers’ request to the […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman, Ralph Abraham, has announced that the Lake Providence Port will receive $800,000 for dredging, which will keep it open for commerce and provide flood control benefits. “The port at Lake Providence is a very important stop for waterway commerce. Tons of agriculture products are processed there, shipped down river and out to a […]

  • 16 March 2012

    A contract for the Belgium funded 70 million euro project for the second phase of dredging the Soai Rap River was signed yesterday at a meeting held in honor of Crown Prince Philipp and accompanying Belgian delegation, reports Saigon. Le Hoang Quan, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, stressed how much […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has released the final Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated Environmental Impact Statement for a 30-day public review prior to issuing a Record of Decision. The public review period will last through August 17, 2020. The purpose of the study is […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV recently looked back on a very successful Dutch trade mission to Vietnam with specific focus on climate resilience and socio-economic development through improved inland waterway transport. During the mission Royal HaskoningDHV signed a multimillion-euro World Bank funded contract to make the Mekong Delta, which is home to millions of people, more resilient to […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    After almost five years since the establishment of the company in January 2007, Cai Mep International Terminal Co., Ltd (CMIT) was today officially opened by HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark and Mr. Ngo Thinh Duc – Vice Minister of Transportation. HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark is visiting Vietnam from November 28 – December […]

  • 23 October 2012

    The Broads Authority is restoring a lost reed bed and eroded strip of land at Salhouse Broad using funding and the latest innovative technology from Europe. Erosion over the last 60 years from boat wash and wind has caused the land between Salhouse Broad and the River Bure to become significantly narrow, down to 2 […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has published its report into the winter floods of 2013-14 as HC 240, First Report of Session 2014-15. The Government must not neglect maintenance of flood defences and watercourses if homes, businesses and farmland are to gain better protection against future flooding risk, warn MPs today in a report […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has said that they will release their Record of Decision (ROD) for the Grasse River cleanup today. During a conference call on Thursday April 4, 2013, they indicated to tribal officials that they would be implementing Remedial Option number six which calls for a combination of dredging and capping. This […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another landmark event, the biggest ever vessel to call at the DP World operated Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, arrived this week. The NYK owned Northern Genius, with a nominal TEU (twenty foot equivalent container unit) capacity of 4,300 and dwt of 54,000 sailed up the 54kms new […]