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  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Marine Design Center is managing the procurement of a dredge for the nation of Azerbaijan, as part of a broader U.S. Department of Defense program to enhance Azerbaijan’s maritime security. The dredge will enable the Coast Guard of the State Border Service to operate its fleet of vessels and […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry. This announcement comes after the U.S. Congress included $40 million for small ports in the Fiscal […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    This year, during the celebration of the 12th Spanish Coast and Port Engineering Congress, Siport21 presented four projects which sum up part of their daily technical activity. Two of them were carried out for mexican ports: the Manoeuvrability Study of Port of Altamira and Ship Manoeuvring Study of LNG Carriers at Port of Manzanillo. The […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Elizabeth, New Jersey, is on the right track to successfully wrap up their $200 million ongoing infrastructure investment plan, scheduled for completion this year. Under this capital development program, they recently completed a major dredging program on the port channels and yesterday took delivery of four of the newest generation gantry cranes to […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the Need to Invest in the Nation’s Ports.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:00am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. This is the first hearing on legislation that may be included in […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Employees of PusAir, the Indonesian knowledge and research institute for water management, paid a visit to Deltares between 14 and 18 January in order to learn more about Dutch coastal modelling methods and examine the opportunities for exchanging knowledge. PusAir is keen to find out more about coastal development and management. With more than 17,000 […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter 2019 Conference kicked off yesterday in San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas. Dredging is vital to the Texas coast and ports, and as a Galveston based dredging company, Callan Marine is excited to welcome all the participants and sponsors to this important annual dredging […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia processed more than 241,416 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in September 2019 – an increase of more than 9 percent vs. September 2018 – putting the port’s cargo volume growth for the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 at more than 4 percent. Commenting the latest news, John F. Reinhart, the CEO […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Geosyntec Consultants today announces the opening of its first office in New York City at 112 West 34th Street. Geosyntec Associate Philip Reidy, P.E., will be the lead practitioner at the new location. “Our presence in New York City will provide our clients with enhanced access to water resources practitioners and environmental and geotechnical consultants […]

  • 17 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    NEW ORLEANS — Port officials from Savannah, Ga., to Mobile, Ala., to Long Beach are moving full steam ahead to expand and modernize their ports. [mappress] Source: USA Today, February 17, 2010

  • 27 April 2012

      U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Appropriations Committee, and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced Committee approval of $119 million in funding for New Jersey projects in the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The legislation provides $68 million to complete the channel deepening project that will allow bigger […]

  • 26 August 2012

    The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners praised the California Transportation Commission (CTC) for their decision to commit $242 million in voter-approved Proposition 1B bond funding to the redevelopment of the former Oakland Army Base. The Oakland Army Base (OAB) project involves a transformation of the former base into a world-class trade and logistics center which […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has said while there are positive elements to the Coalition’s Great Barrier Reef policy announced today, it falls short of what’s needed to protect the Reef from rapid industrialisation and has urged the Coalition to go further. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for AMCS, said the […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week over 300 coastal engineers, planners and scientists from around the world are meeting in Auckland for the Australasian Coasts & Ports 2015 (15 – 18 September) conference. The theme of the conference is Environomics – in recognition of the need to balance protecting the coastal environment with supporting economic growth. Dr Todd Bridges, the […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 22 April the port of San Pedro (Côte d’Ivoire) paid a visit to the port of Antwerp, followed by a reception at Antwerp town hall hosted by port alderman Marc Van Peel. Port of Antwerp International signed a partnership agreement with San Pedro in 2011 to help develop this West African port. On 28 […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    CHEC, a China Communications Construction’s subsidiary, recently completed the Abidjan Port Expansion Project in Cote d’Ivoire – reaching 11.12 million safe man-hours during the project construction. The project mainly includes building three new container berths, a ro-ro berth, a general cargo berth and shipping channels to improve the cargo handling volume of Abidjan Port. “It […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Triumph Gulf Coast’s board of directors voted last week to approve nearly $19 million in grants to promote economic diversification in four coastal Northwest Florida counties. The grants are the first in what is expected to be $1.5 billion worth of job-creating initiatives funded over the next twelve years by an economic damages settlement between […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Members of the Geosyntec team will attend and present technical sessions at the Dredging 2012 conference, set for October 22-25 in San Diego, California. The specialty forum on dredging and dredge material disposal is expected to draw hundreds of engineers, scientists, and thought leaders from the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The four-day […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Obama called for investing in JAXPORT’s deepening project on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Aug. 6. Building on the theme of his July 25 remarks at the JAXPORT cruise terminal, the president again highlighted the importance of the nation’s ports in helping to grow the U.S. economy and directly mentioned efforts […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) received yesterday a delegation from Port Everglades led by Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief and Deputy Port Director Glenn Wiltshire. During the meeting, the Panama Canal Administrator provided an update on the Expansion Program and its impact on U.S. East Coast ports. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Port Everglades […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works on widening and deepening the Vridi Canal in Ivory Coast, implemented by China Communications Construction Company’s (CCCC) subsidiary China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), are officially completed – eight months ahead of schedule. The inauguration ceremony of the expanded waterway took place on February 21, in the presence of Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the Prime Minister of the […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed an agreement with the Government of Ivory Coast in Abidjan to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to $97.6 million for the Abidjan Port Cereal Berth Construction Project. JICA said in its announcement that, under this project, the government will construct a new cereal berth at […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the Savannah State of the Port event yesterday, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch presented details of GPA’s 10-year, $2.5 billion plan to expand the capacity of the nation’s fastest growing terminal from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent unit containers (TEUs) to 8 million. “We’re preparing to redefine the Port of Savannah as not simply the load […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three U.S. East Coast port directors will come together for a roundtable discussion on March 24 at JAXPORT’s 2015 Logistics & Intermodal Conference. JAXPORT’s CEO Brian Taylor will be joined by Curtis Foltz, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority and Paul Cozza, CEO, North Carolina State Ports Authority for a candid conversation about common issues facing […]