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  • 16 March 2012

    For the second consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere Institute, the ACP secured a spot on the list for “demonstrating leadership in ethical business practices.” “We are truly honored by this award at the Panama Canal. […]

  • 6 June 2014

    A total of 1,124 truckloads of garbage from various waterways or “esteros” in the metropolis had been collected by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as part of the agency’s program “Estero Blitz” in preparation for the onset of the rainy season. The MMDA’s “Estero Blitz” campaign, involves declogging and dredging of creeks and drainage […]

  • 16 May 2011

    Navingo BV – organizer of Offshore Energy 2011 Exhibition & Conference (11 & 12 October, Amsterdam RAI) – is pleased to announce that André Goedée, CEO of Dockwise, and Michael Kahn, CEO of Jumbo, will join the Committee of Recommendation. This Committee will help secure the international ambitions of Offshore Energy. A growing number of […]

  • 15 November 2012

    Canal & River Trust started a major overhaul of our waterways this November, as part of a five-month, £50 million restoration programme of canals and rivers across the country. The programme of essential maintenance will include the replacement of worn-out lock gates, brick work repairs, relining of channels and repair of aqueducts, reservoirs and other […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Cat Financial reported first-quarter 2012 revenues of $668 million, an increase of $28 million, or 4 percent, compared with the first quarter of 2011. First-quarter profit after tax was $120 million, a $37 million, or 45 percent, increase from the first quarter of 2011. The increase in revenues was principally due to a $47 million […]

  • 10 February 2012

      In a world where slow growth is the norm for many countries, the International Monetary Fund has forecast an economic growth rate of 5.5% for sub-Saharan Africa in 2012 as a region. More importantly, Liberia’s GDP of approximately $1 billion USD has been forecast to expand by 9.4% for the year, among the highest […]

  • 27 February 2012

    DP World, UAE Region has applauded the leading role of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security in promoting a safe and transparent work environment at the country’s ports. At an event held recently at Jebel Ali Port, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, presented […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Allana Potash Corp. reports that the Government of the Republic of Djibouti Ministere de l’Equipment et des Transport, through the Djibouti Port and Free Zone Authority (“Port Authority”), has begun the pre-qualification process to select contractors for the construction of the new port at Tadjoura, Djibouti. As released by the Djibouti Government, under financing to […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Damen Shiprepair Götaverken aims to be the best within the Nordic countries, according to its new strategy. As part of this focus, Ms Monica Svenner has been appointed as the new MD. Ms Svenner has wide industrial experience as MD for several international companies, such as Stena Recycling and Atlas Copco. She is the first […]

  • 23 September 2010

    California American Water filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on September 22, 2010 requesting permission to remove San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River in order to resolve seismic safety concerns associated with the dam and restore critical habitat for the steelhead trout. “From an engineering and environmental perspective, this is […]

  • 17 November 2010

    The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today released a Draft General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to deepen the Savannah Harbor from its current depth of 42 feet up to a maximum depth of 48 feet. The public comment period on the proposals will open officially for […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) completed its Container Handling Equipment (CHE) Upgrade Project by receiving the final consignment of 50 yard tractors on Wednesday. The previous consignments consisted of ship-to-shore cranes and Rubber-Tyred-Gantry (RTG) cranes used for transferring containers between stacks in the yard. The CHE upgrade project which was started in mid 2009 […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) are joining forces to build greater awareness of the need to significantly boost federal investment in the nation’s ports and waterways infrastructure. The two groups signed a memorandum of cooperation October 24 during AAPA’s annual meeting in Mobile, Ala. […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Peterson SBS announces a £1.5 million capital investment in its quayside operations at Aberdeen Harbour. The company has leased a further two berths from Aberdeen Harbour Board and has secured additional accommodation, including a transit warehouse for the receipt and containerisation of items and equipment consigned for offshore and international distribution and office accommodation for […]

  • 8 March 2012

    For the fifth consecutive year APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles was named winner of both the Category A Southern California Area Container Terminal Safety Award, and the Coast Award for the safest terminal on the Pacific Coast by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). The awards were announced at the PMA’s 63rd Annual West Coast […]

  • 4 May 2012

    An unprecedented effort to restore the Great Lakes will be highlighted in Cleveland this September when hundreds of advocates, scientists, public officials and conservation leaders gather for Great Lakes Week 2012. The theme of this year’s event, to be held Sept. 10-13 in downtown Cleveland, is “Taking Action, Delivering Results.” It will focus public attention […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Community groups who are continuing the long task of cleaning up flood-damaged waterways are set to get a further boost thanks to a new Bligh Government funded grant program, Environment Minister Vicky Darling announced today. Ms Darling said the Community Waterway Litter Cleanup Grants – to be administered by Healthy Waterways – would provide assistance […]

  • 8 January 2013

    As the Mississippi River’s water level threatens to reach a historic low, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-IL-12) and leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard to view firsthand the work underway to remove rock pinnacles which threaten navigation on the river. Major General John Peabody, […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trelleborg Marine Systems, part of Trelleborg Engineered Systems, has been contracted by Costain, a leading UK engineering solutions provider, to supply fender systems for berths eight and nine, as part of a £300 million reconfiguration known as the Felixstowe South development. With global patterns showing that vessel sizes are steadily on the rise, the pressure […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    At today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) a number of changes were approved with regard to the composition of the Supervisory Board. Furthermore, the meeting adopted the dividend proposal of € 1.24 per share. Mr. C. van Woudenberg was reappointed as a member of the Supervisory Board of Boskalis […]

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Almost all the sediment-associated chemical concentrations found in 131 of the nation’s rivers that drain to the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Coasts are lower than worldwide averages, according to a new study by the USGS. These coastal rivers are a significant pathway for the delivery of sediment-associated chemicals to the world’s coastal zones and oceans. […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A clay ripening pilot project is due to begin on the banks of the Eems Dollard in the Netherlands to investigate how sediment can be converted into clay soil. The scheme is being organised by knowledge consortium EcoShape, Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of of Groningen, Groningen Seaports, the Hunze and Aa’s water authority and nature […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The Port of Oakland joined with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) and other environmental and community leaders to celebrate the restoration and transfer of nearly 8.5 acres of valuable seasonal wetlands from the Port of Oakland to the EBRPD. Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar R. Benjamin commented, “As a trustee of state […]

  • 5 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2010, of $7.0 million or $0.26 diluted earnings per share (based on 27,200,611 diluted shares outstanding). These results compare to net income of $6.3 million or $0.28 diluted earnings per share (based on 22,148,304 […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced earlier this week that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved more than $48 million for eight new projects, which focus on the restoration and conservation of Alabama’s natural resources. “Alabama’s Gulf Coast is of great ecological importance to our state, and it is imperative we protect and […]