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  • 31 May 2012

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated  announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne RD Instruments, Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire BlueView Technologies, Inc.. BlueView, located in Seattle, Wash., provides compact high-resolution acoustic imaging and measurement solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The closing of the transaction, which is subject to various conditions including the […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. President Barack Obama recognized the importance of seaport-related infrastructure by announcing seven projects of national and regional significance which will benefit from aggressive federal permit decision-making and review schedules. Each of these projects directly support America’s seaports and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that it has acquired the Belgian maritime technical services provider Van Stappen & Cada NV. This company realises annual revenue of over 3 million euro. The acquisition will be paid in cash and will immediately contribute to the earnings per share. It will […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    DP World Sokhna, the Red Sea commercial gateway to Egypt’s capital Cairo, has received two new STS (ship-to-shore) gantry cranes in a further boost to productivity at the container facility operated by global marine terminal operator DP World. The two cranes, manufactured by ZPMC of China, were brought to port by the vessel Zhen-Hua 18 […]

  • 28 January 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre has been named Southeast Region Tourism “Partner of the Year” for his work and commitment to enhancing and protecting North Carolina’s coast. Congressman McIntyre stated, “From Sunset Beach to Currituck, North Carolina’s beaches, waterways, and inlets are both an economic and environmental treasure! Helping local communities and our citizens to maintain […]

  • 22 April 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal pricing structure to align Canal toll charges with the value the route provides. New Segments The proposal increases the number of segments from eight to eleven by Panama Canal vessel type. It also breaks down the tanker segment into […]

  • 4 July 2012

    On 3 July, the Port of Rotterdam signed a contract with a construction consortium to extend the Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) [HES interest 50%] site by approximately 5 ha. This will double the area occupied by the existing terminal, allowing the total storage capacity to be expanded from 200,000 to approximately 750,000 m3. The extension […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Capricorn Conservation Council (CCC) welcomes the UNESCO report which expresses “extreme concern” about the rapid increase of coastal developments, including ports infrastructure, in and around the Great Barrier Reef. “Considering the high rate of approvals over the past 12 years, this unprecedented scale of development affecting and potentially affecting the property (Great Barrier Reef World […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Martin County, Florida, and USACE’s Jacksonville District, authorizing the use of sand from federal waters as part of a hurricane and storm damage reduction project for Hutchinson Island. Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion along Hutchinson Island and restore […]

  • 19 August 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that work has begun on removing 200,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from an area of the Passaic River near the Diamond Alkali Superfund site located at 80 Lister Avenue in Newark, NJ. EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are overseeing the work, which is funded […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Recently, the port directors Eddy Bruyninckx (Antwerp), Jens Meier (Hamburg) and Hans Smits (Rotterdam) expressed their support in the European Parliament for the further development of a European intermodal transport network. Particularly rail and inland navigation corridors, of which the three ports are the entry as well as the end points of important corridors, are […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Developing ecological sites, sediment monitoring and working to achieve community-set water quality targets are among the projects Bay of Plenty Regional Council will lead this year, having allocated 23 percent of its $108.8 million annual budget on work to care for the region’s water. Water quality and quantity work across the Bay of Plenty includes […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From Tuesday, January 28, vessels with a combined width of up to 98 meters may pass each other in a widened section of the Elbe known as the ‘passing box’, reports the Port of Hamburg. The five-kilometer stretch under Federal jurisdiction now has a width of 385 meters. Similarly, the fairway along the 36-kilometer stretch […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A government spokesperson stated that the government had already acknowledged in principle of the Royal Act regarding reconstruction after flood – debt of Financial Institution Development Fund. She also elaborated that those two Royal Acts are parts of financial preparation for an investment on water management system and country’s future building. Mrs. Titima Chaiseang, Office […]

  • 29 September 2011

    Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank yesterday announced $102 million for three Louisiana projects in the Barataria and Terrebone basins, to restore deteriorated wetlands and barrier island habitats along the state’s coast. These awards are funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) program. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., Louisiana Coastal Protection […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Ship Channel could be the first port complex on the Gulf Coast to reach a depth of 50 feet now that the Director’s Report has been signed by the Army Corps. Elected officials and industry leaders have long worked to increase the channel’s depth to 50 feet, which is the same depth […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A public information meeting on the status of the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will take place today in New Haven, Conn. The meeting, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District, the Connecticut Port and the New Haven Port Authorities, will provide an opportunity […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump’s Budget for fiscal year 2019 includes more than $4.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $68.8 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Congressman Don Young announced last week that the H.R. 5303 bill was passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on May 25th 2016. The H.R. 5303 – the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 – bipartisan legislation is aimed to promote economic competitiveness and strengthen the nation’s water transportation and infrastructure needs. “To optimize […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Professor Marcel Stive of the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, has won the biannual Coastal Award that will be presented at the Coastal Sediments conference in San Diego, USA. The announcement was made on October 15th by the Organizing Committee of the Coastal Sediments conference that will be held May 11-15, 2015, at the Hyatt […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commissioners awarded the contract for the Pelican Island Shore Protection Project – Phase 2 to RLB Contracting Inc. Pelican Island is located in Corpus Christi Bay along the south side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel between Port Aransas and the former Naval Station Ingleside. Pelican Island is owned by […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The public has two additional weeks to review and comment on draft rule changes to the state’s Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The current public comment period started Aug. 15, 2012, and was slated to end Oct. 15. But the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is extending the end date […]

  • 2 December 2011

    The development of Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) by Associated British Ports (ABP) will herald the largest ever capital investment in the Port of Grimsby. Alongside this, ABP will enter into a new long-term agreement with Volkswagen Group UK Ltd. Over £25 million will be invested by ABP in the new terminal on the river Humber, […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Services, part of Damen Shipyards Group, announces that its Damen Asset Management Operating System (DAMOS) has been independently approved by classification society Bureau Veritas. DAMOS is a unique vessel maintenance management system that allows customers to maximise uptime and optimise cost of ownership. DAMOS is part of the Damen Services Lifecycle Support System and […]