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  • 1 February 2012

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, and Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, recently announced that the Government of Canada is continuing its commitment to limit air emissions from the Canadian transportation sector. “The Government of Canada is pleased to launch the Shore Power Technology for Ports Program,” said […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has awarded Brevard County an additional $21.5 million legislative appropriation grant for Phase II of the Brevard County Muck Dredging project. This latest funding builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two years for muck removal in the Indian River Lagoon, for a total investment of $41.5 million to date. Muck build-up is […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC hosted nearly twenty different stakeholder bodies in October as part of its powerful plan to update partners on the developments at Khalifa Port since the commencement of commercial operations at the container terminal on 1st September. The ADPC initiative has been widely welcomed by key players in the private and public sector. October saw […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has welcomed Commonwealth endorsement of the state’s long-term plan to preserve the Great Barrier Reef. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the Federal Government approval recognizes Queensland’s planning and development framework is effective in protecting the Great Barrier Reef, while ensuring the continued prosperity of […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new five year monitoring plan for the Murray-Darling Basin announced today by the Commonwealth Government will provide unprecedented knowledge into the effectiveness of environmental watering. “Localised teams of experts from Australia’s leading regional universities and research institutions will undertake projects in key areas of Commonwealth environmental water delivery,” said Senator Simon Birmingham, Parliamentary Secretary […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) completed a test install on October 31, 2014, of a levee system closure structure at 17th Street constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that reduces risk to human safety and critical infrastructure downtown from flooding of the Potomac River. The intent of the test install was to ensure […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has published its eighth annual Sustainable Development (SD) report covering the year 2013. This builds upon the wider sustainable development initiative established by BMAPA’s parent organisation, the Mineral Products Association (MPA). The publication of BMAPA’s eighth SD Report follows the launch of the sector’s sustainable development strategy in […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has celebrated the completion of a major construction effort for the Picayune Strand Restoration Project alongside federal, state and local representatives and Everglades restoration supporters.  The project is being conducted in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), as part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced the launch of an all-electric dredge tender work boat on the Erie Canal in the Utica area. The project is the result of a partnership with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT). Additionally, the New York […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Patrick Administration announced a grant program to reduce or eliminate risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. These grants, available to cities, towns and nonprofit groups, are part of the Patrick Administration’s $50 million investment in climate change initiatives. “As we face the […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has hosted a visit from senior officials at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The visit which took place on Sunday 9 February was led by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi CEO, ADPC. The VIP visitors included US Commissioner Thomas Winkowski, and other senior members of staff from the organization. The […]

  • 5 June 2014

    The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) welcomed the release of the state government’s Ports Strategy, which shows an environmentally responsible and sustainable approach to future development, and in particular alongside the iconic Great Barrier Reef. The strategy is the Queensland Government’s blueprint for managing and improving the efficiency and environmental management of the state’s port network […]

  • 20 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, accompanied by Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada will invest in construction, repair and dredging projects at four small craft harbours in Southwest Nova Scotia. They also provided an update on the ongoing projects at Digby Harbour. “Our […]

  • 28 February 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of the global terminal operator DP World visited DP World Southampton yesterday following the terminal setting another productivity record for vessel handling operations – further demonstrating DP World Southampton’s commitment to excellent customer service. During his visit, HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met managers and staff and made […]

  • 1 April 2012

    Caterpillar Logistics Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. has announced further enhancements to its parts distribution network with the addition of a new parts distribution center in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The 500,000-square-foot facility will employ up to 150 people and is expected to be operational mid-2013. The capital city, San Luis Potosi, […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced that Maryann Waryjas has been appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary effective immediately. Ms. Waryjas joins Great Lakes from Katten Muchin […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last weekend’s king tides totally inundated the proposed coal export terminals in the Fitzroy delta. Aerial photographs clearly show both the proposed Fitzroy Terminal and Xstrata terminal sites covered by the ocean, leaving only the tops of the highest mangroves exposed. The Fitzroy and Keppel Bay Alliance (KAFDA), flew over the area at the height […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Reef Subsea today announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical Ltd., with offices in Stockton on Tees and Aberdeen, has completed its first contract for the recently launched Q1000 Trenching ROV. The contract, for Lincs Offshore Wind Ltd. – a joint venture between UK energy company Centrica Energy, DONG Energy and Siemens […]

  • 22 March 2013

    In a visit to the Port of Savannah, Panama’s Minister for Canal Affairs Roberto Roy described progress on the canal expansion, and heard the latest news on deepening the Savannah Harbor to 47 feet. “With the historic expansion of the Panama Canal nearing completion, I applaud Georgia for making the improvement of its port infrastructure […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed visiting British Transport Minister, Mike Penning MP to DP World’s head office in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The two sides discussed DP World’s London Gateway project and the latest developments surrounding the new port and what is set to become Europe’s largest logistics park. The talks were attended by Jamal […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The first Sustainability Report for the port of Antwerp has now appeared. For a whole year, various workgroups laboured at the production of this report that demonstrates how the various companies within the port are able to reconcile “people, planet and profit” with their day-to-day activities. The initiative-takers behind the report are Antwerp Port […]

  • 23 July 2013

    Anvil Attachments recently shipped a large order of dredging buckets and rock grapples to one of its longtime customers in Saudi Arabia. This customer has used Anvil’s dredging buckets and rock grabs on some of the world’s largest and highest profile dredging projects, such as the Palm Island project in Dubai. This project involved moving […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), a master developer and regulator of port and the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), is in Colombo for the opening of the Sri Lankan Trade and Logistics Conference 2013. The conference and exhibition is aimed at demonstrating Sri Lanka’s growing investment in its ports and maritime facilities, its emerging […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. President Barack Obama included more than $15 million in critical funding for SC Ports Authority projects, including the Post-45 harbor deepening project, in his fiscal year 2015 budget. “The Administration has included funding for the SCPA’s deepening project in its budget for three consecutive years,” said Bill Stern, SCPA Board Chairman. “We’re deeply appreciative […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that, after his push, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has dropped their objection to the Staten Island Bluebelt expansion project to get underway. The Bluebelt expansion project recently received $7.5 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) after another push by Senator Schumer. […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Ghana, Hans Docter has stated that the Dutch government is committed to supporting Ghana to develop her main sea ports into first-class ports. He said Ghana’s quest of becoming the shipping hub in the West African sub-region could only be realised if the ports were well developed. […]