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  • 23 April 2012

      The Port of Los Angeles welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Thursday as part of her visit to Los Angeles to celebrate Earth Day and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the EPA’s Clean Water Act. During her visit to the Port, she observed fifth-grade students aboard a “floating environmental science […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council (SEC) has announced a total of $5 million in awards for 13 coastal communities. These grant awards will advance collaborative initiatives to improve public infrastructure and promote maritime economic development in a wide array of coastal cities and towns. “The Blue Economy is an integral component of Massachusetts’s long-term […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program.  The funds will support the development of the Shoreline Management Plan, which is addressing the difficult problems of shoreline […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority of Guam (PAG) Board of Directors and Management announced that they will be breaking ground on the long awaited and anticipated port modernization projects. Slated for Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 0900 hours at the Port’s Container Freight Station, the groundbreaking ceremony will usher in capital improvement projects needed to accommodate organic […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will host a public meeting on May 20, 2015, in Vermilion, Ohio to receive feedback on the implementation of the Ohio Coastal Management Program by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This public meeting is part of the federal government’s periodic review of the state-led federally-funded program […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant of $1,679,104 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to increase its efforts to protect and restore Wisconsin’s Great Lakes coastal wetlands. “This funding will enable our state partners in Wisconsin to safeguard and restore key habitats along Lake Michigan’s […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced over $10.2 million in grants and loans to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering phase or construction phase support for nine dam repair projects, […]

  • 29 August 2011

    The State Oceanic Administration (SOA) of China has published guidelines that regulate land reclamation and protect the environment of uninh… (Xinhua) [mappress] Source: Xinhua, August 29, 2011

  • 21 March 2013

    Bimini Bay Resort has begun dredging around the Alice Town dock and constructing a new cruise ship terminal in preparation for large vessels pulling into harbor from nearby Florida. On the heels of Prime Minister Perry Christie’s announcement in the House of Assembly, Khaalis Rolle, the state minister for investments, provided further details on Genting […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine Ltd., from Galveston, Texas, has won a $98 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, upland placement area rehabilitation, creation of two new beneficial use areas from dredged material, berm dressing and armoring and removal of existing pipelines.  According to the US Department of Defense (DoD), bids for this project were solicited via the internet […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Garret Graves was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on January 23. The Subcommittee oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency. As Chairman, Graves will play an expanded role in shaping legislation to […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. During the quarter, Great Lakes won $218 million, or 37%, of the domestic dredging bid market, with the Delaware River deepening and the Corpus Christi LNG projects representing a significant portion of the awards. At September 30, […]

  • 13 June 2012

    According to caller.com, a contractor has been selected for a multimillion-dollar oil dock improvement project at the Port of Corpus Christi to make way for another Eagle Ford Shale tenant. CCC Group Inc., submitted the lowest of four bids at more than $3.5 million to revamp the port’s Viola Barge Dock. Port commissioners Tuesday awarded […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government-owned trailing suction hopper dredger WHEELER departed New Orleans in late November on its way to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to perform an urgent maintenance dredging at the Freeport Harbor. The 45-day project included removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University have announced new grants totaling $1.7 million for seven two-year research projects at universities around the state to support coastal and marine ecosystems, communities and economies. “Following a competitive and rigorous peer-review process, we have selected the seven best research projects that will advance knowledge, […]

  • 21 April 2011

    On the one-year anniversary of the explosion that led to the BP oil spill, EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson spent the day in her hometown of New Orleans, surveying ecosystem restoration progress and discussing her work to preserve and restore the gulf with community members and local conservation groups. Administrator Jackson, who chairs the Gulf […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal celebrates 13 years under Panamanian administration. During this period, the Canal has strengthened its role in international commerce as a result of investment in the modernization of its infrastructure, its expansion and an alliance with its natural surroundings. “The Panama Canal reaffirms its relevance in international commerce more than ever as a […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administrator David Matsuda yesterday toured the site of a planned marine cargo dock at the Port of Brownsville that will help transform this vital port into a hub for international trade. The proposed infrastructure improvements are being made possible, in part, through a $12 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host additional public meetings in July to seek input on the proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway. • July 10 at 4 p.m., at the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Carlos Truan Natural Resources Center Building, Room 1003, 6300 Ocean […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The U.S. Patrick Administration announced nearly $1 million in funding to support local climate preparedness efforts to address the effects of coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The funding for this first-ever round of Coastal Community Resilience Grants was made available through U.S. Governor Patrick’s$50 million investment in climate change initiatives and will […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Longer Port Aransas ferry wait times are expected for about two weeks, starting on Wednesday, September 11, according to a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) news release. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel will require DOT to modify its ferry operations, which will result in […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Trustee Implementation Group (Texas TIG) has released its first restoration plan. The restoration projects described in the plan address natural resource injuries resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The plan, consistent with the Trustees’ programmatic restoration plan, focuses on oysters and wetlands, coastal and nearshore habitats. The Texas Trustee Implementation Group Final 2017 Restoration Plan/Environmental Assessment: Restoration […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $1.8 million in funding to support local efforts to prepare for and reduce the impacts from coastal storms and climate change, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. “Massachusetts is taking a leading role in understanding and preparing for climate change impacts like sea level rise and […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Jorge Luis Quijano, incoming Administrator for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), will give the opening address at this year’s TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, returning for the fourth time to Panama on December 4-6. Quijano, who officially takes up his new role on September 4, was named this March as the successor to Alberto […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maritime Administration of Latvia, Hydrographic Office, has become the latest user of CARIS Bathy DataBASE for managing its increasing volumes of bathymetric data. Latvia is an IHO member state and is responsible for hydrographic surveys, paper and electronic chart production as well as maritime safety information. The Hydrographic Office uses several multibeam systems and […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) reacted yesterday to recent statements from Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers which indicate that the Mississippi River will be able to sustain navigation through the end of January for towboats and barges at a 9-foot draft, as rock pinnacle […]