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  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that Phase III of the $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project has started along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. As part of Phase III, the State is working with local officials in Orleans and Niagara Counties and the Regional Dredging Management […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District released the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for updating the 1986 Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) and Lake Okeechobee (LO) Master Plan. A public workshop is scheduled in LaBelle and public comment will be accepted through September 21, 2018. A Master Plan […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday’s passage of H.5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 by the U.S. House of Representatives, moves the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin construction. “The entire South Carolina Delegation has worked diligently to ensure the bill moves forward in order to enable the project to begin […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thirteen other federal partners are teaming up with San Antonio to revitalize the San Antonio River Basin and improve the local community. This partnership will reconnect local communities, particularly those that are overburdened or economically distressed, with their waterways. Improving coordination among federal agencies and collaborating with community-led […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The Panama Canal set a mark in its history as it reached a new tonnage record of 333.7 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) during fiscal year 2012 which concluded on September 30. This achievement highlights the value of Panama and its significance as a link in the chain of global trade. “This milestone attests to […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The Government will continue to sharpen its competitive capability by seeking to provide the driving force for the shipping and port industries to thrive, the Director of Marine, Mr Francis Liu, said today. Speaking at the opening plenary of the APEC Port Services Network (APSN) Workshop organised by the Secretariat of the APSN and co-hosted […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. visited the Shark River Inlet to highlight maintenance dredging that began there on June 20. The dredging is conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers to improve the safety and accessibility of the inlet. Funding for this project was included in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget at Congressman Pallone’s request. Two […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The European Dredging Association EuDA celebrated its 20th anniversary. Mr Siim Kallas, Commission Vice-President and Commissioner for Transport & Mobility, opened the Anniversary conference with a keynote address highlighting the importance of the waterborne infrastructures for Transport Policy and the European economy as a whole. He also insisted on the key role the European Dredgers […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) yesterday released for public review the preliminary 2014 operating and capital budgets that keep core operating expense growth at half the expected rate of inflation, enhance security at the agency’s world-class transportation facilities, continue the agency’s aggressive resiliency efforts to rebuild and recover from Superstorm […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration of the People’s Republic of China (Shanghai MSA) is responsible for the hydrographic surveying and mapping of the coastal areas of East China. To safeguard navigation and improve the efficiency of maritime traffic in harbours and channels, Shanghai MSA is continuously enhancing their surveying and charting infrastructure. This included the implementation […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 2 May 2011

    Port of Çandarh project, designated to rank among World’s top 10 largest terminals, expected to admit first vessel in 2013. Turkey’s largest port project is planned as a build-operate-transfer business model, and ambitiously set out to become one of the 10 largest ports globally. With a hefty budget over 400 million USD and planned build-operate-transfer business model, project draws international interest. […]

  • 11 August 2010

    Port concessionaires, government officials, shipping companies, members of the National Assembly (NASS)and freight forwarders will converged in Calabar next week to address the Calabar channel dredging. Others expected at the forum are port administrators, marine engineers and maritime lawyers amongst several others. The forum is being organised by the Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria. It […]

  • 10 February 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a decision to require all dischargers of urban stormwater in Guam to obtain permits to control pollution in runoff from urbanized areas of the island. Today’s action designates all current and future municipal stormwater sources in Guam to follow Clean Water Act permitting requirements. Municipal stormwater is […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest announcement that their Poplar Island development project is moving ahead.  This work is part of Baltimore District’s Poplar Island expansion project, which is a partnership with the Maryland Port Administration, to create an additional 575 acres using clean material dredged from the Maryland […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Science has awarded UC Irvine researchers $1.15 million for their efforts to understand and mitigate sea level rise and storm surge impacts on changing coastal landscapes. Funding comes through NOAA’s competitive Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise (EESLR) program. With the four-year award, researchers […]

  • 3 April 2013

    The Mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb, argues that Constanta Port is of real interest for the Dutch partners and he wants Rotterdam to have cooperation relations with the largest Romanian port on the Black Sea. “There can be no competition. Rotterdam competes with ports in nearby countries – Belgium, Germany. Constanta Port serves the Black […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Port of Seattle signed an agreement yesterday moving forward with a $3 million cost-shared feasibility study to investigate potential Port deepening alternatives. In March 2012, the Corps’ preliminary report found there is federal interest in potentially deepening Seattle Harbor’s East and West Waterways and this feasibility study will […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has came up with the final cleanup plan for removal of PCBs from Bound Brook in South Plainfield, NJ. “This multi-million dollar cleanup will help restore the environment and protect public health in South Plainfield, NJ,” said EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck. “This toxic legacy is on its way […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, recently was provided the annual report of the Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program titled “Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee Program/Program Account Annual Report” for July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. The report was submitted by the sponsor, Audubon Connecticut, to the Corps of Engineers on June […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Senator Richard Shelby yesterday voted to approve the first of two comprehensive appropriations packages that together contain all 12 Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) appropriations measures, H.R. 1865.  The legislation, which passed the Senate by a vote of 71-23, contains funding for various Alabama priorities. “Completing the Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations process is good news […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Nathan Deal yesterday hailed the U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a “critical victory” in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor, Georgia’s No. 1 economic development project. Senate and White House approval of this bipartisan legislation is expected to follow soon. “This landmark legislation will update an […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the third consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere, this recognition highlights companies that outperform industry peers by embracing ethical business practices and demonstrating industry leadership. “The Panama Canal is honored to receive this award. We […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is modifying the statewide Massachusetts General Permit for minimal impact activities within waters of the U.S. in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The modified General Permit will continue the simplified review process for activities in Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented yesterday the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together, these projects represent 85% of the total Structural and Cohesion […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is expected to resume later this month on a facility in Massena, New York, to support the $243 million dredging project to clean up PCBs from the Grasse River. When constructed, the facility will be used as a staging area to support future dredging and capping operations. Before dredging work can start, the […]