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  • 19 March 2012

      Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Higher Committee, the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security, has recognised DP World, UAE Region with two prestigious awards for its commitment to security at its port facilities. The premier regional […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As this week’s storm subsides, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District officials estimate that Mud Mountain and Howard Hanson dams protected nearly one million people and about $2 billion in resources in the White and Green River valleys. This rainfall and flow rate lands in the Howard Hanson Dam’s top ten events in […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC in the estimated amount of $3 million for geotechnical services including soils investigations (core borings, soils sampling) and lab testing. According to Lori Thomas, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Geotechnical and Structures Section, […]

  • 11 June 2012

    APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte II has selected 26 Automated Rail Mounted Gantry (ARMG) Cranes and two Rail Cranes from the Austrian crane manufacturer Kuenz. The selection reflects a comprehensive bidding process designed to find the safest, most efficient, highest productivity cranes for the company’s most advanced, automated container terminal opening in November 2014. “We’re designing […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is inviting comments on the Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (DIGRR-EA) for the Tentatively Select Plan (TSP) of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas. USACE will accept written public comments or questions on the DIGRR-EA through May 11, 2017, the announcement said. This DIGRR-EA evaluates […]

  • 15 March 2012

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. achieved a record revenue of EUR 2.8 billion in 2011 (2010: EUR 2.7 billion). Net profit declined to EUR 254 million (2010: EUR 311 million), though it should be noted that the 2010 result included exceptional pre-tax gains of EUR 33.6 million. In spite of the decline in net profit […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission today certified the final Environmental Impact Report for the proposed expansion of Berths 302-306 and approved the project that will modernize the container terminal operated by long-time tenant Eagle Marine Services, Ltd., a subsidiary of ocean carrier APL. Due to begin in late 2012, the two-year marine terminal redevelopment project […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, earlier this week highlighted the disastrous impacts President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could have across New York State, A.G. office said in its announcement.   Standing along the Gowanus Canal, which is a designated federal Superfund site, Attorney General Schneiderman highlighted how […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $10.6 million emergency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin during the September/October 2017 time frame in the city of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The city of North Myrtle Beach will not have to pay for the emergency project, according to the city’s latest announcement. Around 400,000 cubic yards […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced financial results for the last quarter of 2017, reporting revenue of $191.7 million and net loss from continuing operations of $8.8 million. “Excluding the charges relating to our previously announced restructuring, for the three months ended December 31, 2017, Great Lakes reported net income from continuing […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has submitted a proposal for a P32.1-million budget for ambient air and water quality monitoring and clean-up of the Iloilo River and its tributary Calajunan and Dungon creeks. Submitted to the Iloilo-Batiano River Development Council chaired by Ilonggo Senator Franklin M. Drilon and Iloilo City Mayor Jed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, recently announced that the federal government will invest in modernizing the Port of Montreal and in the St. Lawrence navigation system, two important elements in the network that makes up Canada’s Continental Gateway. The Government of Canada is investing in projects that will optimize the […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups yesterday filed papers asking that the South Carolina Supreme Court declare that the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s approval of a controversial project to deepen the Savannah River was illegal. Attorneys from the Southern Environmental Law Center filed today’s claim in the S. C. Supreme Court in […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District launched its new website offering visitors quick and easy access to essential information about the district’s missions. The site is number eight of 58 USACE sites to be migrated this year to a cloud-based system, enabling the Corps to create a consistent look and feel and provide […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose nearly 8 percent last month over 2011 levels, in results announced during the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Board meeting. In April, the SCPA handled 123,439 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston, the strongest April seen at the port since 2008 and a 7.7 […]

  • 11 April 2012

      Officials from the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have released the final report on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The final report—consisting of a General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)—concludes that deepening the harbor from its current depth of 42 feet to 47 feet is economically viable, environmentally […]

  • 2 May 2012

    A delegation from the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in conjunction with the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), representing Jordan’s Port of Aqaba, the second-largest container port on the Red Sea, is actively seeking to build ties with the Iraqi business community in order to promote Aqaba as the preferred gateway for goods on their way to […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu announced a $1.2 billion re-development of the Port of Melbourne which will create 2,600 jobs and enhance the economic future of the state. Mr Baillieu said the centerpiece of the project would be the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock while infrastructure upgrades at Swanson Dock would increase […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Sen. William A. Walaska yesterday offered his congratulations and compliments on the hiring by the Quonset Development Corporation of a Rhode Island firm to run the new container operation at the Port of Davisville. The QDC announced the hiring of R.I. Port Services to handle the planned expansion of short-sea shipping at the port. Under […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The state Department of Ecology has issued a key approval, with conditions to offset losses to marine and shoreline habitat, for the U.S. Navy’s proposed second explosives-handling wharf at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor. The authorization, known as a water quality certification, outlines conditions the Navy must meet to protect water quality as it builds and […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) wishes to announce that the integration process as a result of the merger of Boskalis and SMIT is progressing well. The process is being led by Peter Berdowski (CEO Boskalis) and Ben Vree (CEO SMIT) and based on current findings the integration is expected to be completed in December 2010. […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    In 1976 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District placed the first two Data Collection Platforms (DCPs) on the Ohio River at Martins Ferry, W.V., and Shadyside, Ohio. These DCPs were, and remain, vital to river operations as they provide information on parameters such as river level and precipitation. From 1976 to 2008 the […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    The new Cat® 340D L hydraulic excavator can deliver steady high production with exceptional durability, reliability and low operating costs. The new model features a Heavy-Duty High Wide (HDHW) undercarriage, which significantly increases digging and lifting performance and allows the 340D L, with its fuel-efficient Cat C9 engine, to outperform similar machines having larger engines. […]