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  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District has just released this amazing photo of their cutter suction dredger (CSD) William L. Goetz, taken last week, during the dredging operations in the Chippewa Delta, at the foot of Lake Pepin – in Pool 4 of the Mississippi River. With that work wrapped up – which […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bishops in dioceses that front Manila Bay have asked the government to scrap plans for a 94,000-acre reclamation project. “For us bishops, worried about the poor who are affected severely by floods, we see that stopping the reclamation is seriously needed,” Auxiliary Bishop Bernardino Cortez of Manila told Catholic News Service. Cardinal Luis Tagle, the […]

  • 8 November 2011

    At a special meeting yesterday, the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved a 25-year lease agreement with Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Company LLC (BOSTCO) for approximately 55 acres of Port Authority-owned property adjacent to Peggy Lake and on Barnes Island. The Port Commission also approved issuing a marine construction permit to BOSTCO, […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government’s $12 million QCoast2100 fund will assist another three local governments to help coastal communities prepare for the impacts of climate change. Environment Minister, Dr Steven Miles, said today that Townsville City Council, Douglas Shire Council and Livingstone Shire Council were all successful in their applications for funding, which is available to all coastal […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The chairman governing board of the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), Chief Tony Anenih has commended the efforts of the workforce in the Authority, especially those in the Rivers Port, Port Harcourt, for sustaining the Port in the last 100 years of its existence. He therefore joined the workforce in celebrating the 100 years of the […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Contract signing for dredging and reclamation of six Islands was held at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. The ceremony, which was held on January 17, was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr.Mohamed Muizzu and Managing Director of Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Mr. Suhail Ahmed, Council members of the six Islands and senior […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Porto do Açu Operações S.A., Prumo’s subsidiary, has received an approval letter from Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) to refinance its outstanding short-term debt obligations. The agreement establishes the terms and conditions for the R$2.8 billion long-term facility, of which R$2.3 billion will be funded upon closing and used to fully amortize […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following previous investments in the Beverdonk Container Terminal at Grobbendonk, now DP World takes over all shares owned by Euroports in Trilogiport (Liège container terminal). With this, the international terminal operator takes full responsibility for the development of Trilogiport. DP World thus confirms its confidence in Belgium as a logistics hub and base for the […]

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  • 22 January 2013

    The public comment period has ended for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s $243 million cleanup plan for the Grasse River Alcoa site in upstate New York, but the Mohawk Tribe is no happier with the proposal than when it was introduced in October 2012. That was two months after New York Senator Charles Schumer urged […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Portunus Port Spares and Services from Turkey had signed a contract with TCDD – Turkish State Railways for N.5 Ship To Shore Gantry Crane complete refurbishments and project started in the end of 2011. In very short time, Portunus had completed first ship to shore gantry crane and handed over to Turkish State Railways (TCDD) […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, announced today the start of construction work on a brand new container terminal at Jebel Ali Port, Dubai. Phase 1 of the Container Terminal 4 (T4) project will deliver new capacity of 3.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) by 2018, taking Jebel Ali Port’s total capacity to […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Center at the University of New Brunswick, has been appointed to a federal panel examining how Canada is coping in the face of a warming planet. With nearly three decades of experience working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, Dr. Comeau will share […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    California Conservation Corps members practice filling sandbags to flood fight a simulated levee boil during a flood emergency exercise October 22, 2014, on Twitchell Island in Isleton, California. The annual exercise, led by the California Department of Water Resources in conjunction with the Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services and Reclamation District 1601, is designed […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on state and federal governments to stop quarrelling over the duelling scientific reviews of the impact of Gladstone Harbour and recognise what’s at stake. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that if the Queensland and Australian Governments needed to stop quibbling and recognise that […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Dover recently released this very interesting video from the Dover Western Docks Revival Development Program, named ‘DWDR Progress 2017 – 2019’. According to an official announcement, DWDR is a one-off opportunity for the regeneration of Dover, bringing new investment into the area. Overall, the project includes the design and construction of two […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Argentinian banks, Banco de Inversión y Comercio Exterior (BICE) and Banco Macro last Friday (March 8) signed a $32.2 million financing agreement for the deepening of the Port of Quequén, Buenos Aires. According to the officials, the deal was signed in the presence of the Management Consortium of Puerto Quequén, Dr Arturo Rojas; Minister Dr. Javier Tizado; Bob […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Residents of the Carrot Bay community will soon have access to an improved jetty, as part of a new docking facility when the project is completed later this year, announced the Government of the Virgin Islands. Construction work on the project began on May 21, and is expected to last for a period of five […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge works. With a contract value of £115 million, this stage will include the design and construction of […]

  • 7 September 2012

    After serious flooding hit Needham Market in May, concerns have been raised with the Environment Agency about whether the River Gipping will be dredged. According to buryfreepress.co.uk, a meeting has been organised between councillors and Dr Charles Beardall of the Environment Agency to discuss when the vital work to the river will begin. Mid Suffolk […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair flood defenses in a Northumberland town, which were damaged during the winter floods, is due to start next week, according to the Environment Agency. Repair work at Haydon Bridge will be carried out by the Environment Agency in two phases and will permanently repair flood defenses. The work, which is expected to be […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    On February 19, 2015 the PortNews Media Group, dedicated to maritime transport issues, hosted at one of its best facility in Moscow, the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with the PortNews Media Group General Director, Ms Elena Snitko, the organizer of the event. DT: With the dust still […]

  • 20 March 2014

    Inauguration ceremony of Dhaalu atoll Bandidhoo harbour project was held on 10th March 2014. The Chief Guest MP Meedhoo Mr. Ahmed Siyam Mohamed, Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Minister of State for Housing and Infrastructure Mr. Mohamed Faiz, MP Kudahuvadhoo Mr. Ahmed Amir and Dh.Bandidhoo Council members attended the ceremony which was […]