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  • 10 April 2014

    The Center for American Progress and Oxfam America released a report on the long-term economic benefits of restoring coastal ecosystems. The report finds that each dollar invested by taxpayers returns more than $15 in net economic benefits for three restoration projects funded in 2009 by stimulus grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Plans for the Abbot Point Coal Terminal to also become a port for LNG export are economically unviable and risky for the Reef, say the Australian Greens. “Minister Hunt must refuse this damaging and ridiculous application as ‘clearly unacceptable’ under our federal environmental laws,” Australian Greens environment spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters said. “The last thing […]

  • 25 May 2012

    One million Texas workers annually benefit from activity at the Port of Houston, a study by a prominent maritime transportation economist concludes. Port activity also helped generate more than $178.5 billion in statewide economic impact. The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority received the results of the study, based on 2011 data and […]

  • 21 April 2011

    Agriculture, woodchips, plane parts and dredging – these are the items that will drive the growth of the port here in the future. Lt…. BY BEN HOGWOOD (carolinacoastonline) [mappress] Source: carolinacoastonline, April 21, 2011

  • 13 April 2011

    The 114,000dwt tanker Primorsky Prospect (owner Sofcomflot) is expected to call at the Port of Ust-Luga export oil terminal (owned by… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, April 13, 2011    

  • 16 December 2011

    Prime Minister Aires Ali on 12 December presented to the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, the government’s economic and social plan for next year, envisaging an economic growth rate of 7.5 per cent. The target for growth in 2011 was 7.2 per cent. By the end of June, the growth rate was 6.8 […]

  • 14 November 2012

    Gov. Jay Nixon sent a letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Jo-Ellen Darcy, urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to continue providing water flow from the Missouri River to the Mississippi River. The Corps’ current plans would stop the release of water from the Missouri River’s upstream reservoirs beginning Dec. 1, which […]

  • 26 April 2011

    The ring of the Chairman’s Bell today marked a new beginning for Port Manatee.   BY JACKIE BARRON (tbo) [mappress] Source: tbo, April 26, 2011

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop is scheduled for February 20 – 21, 2014, San Diego, CA. The theme of the 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop is Tackling Port Economic Development Challenges and Measuring Effectiveness. Port authorities and their private-sector partners invest a great deal of time and money into outreach and marketing activities to […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the preparedness of the Authority to partner with the United States Agency for International Development on economic activities that will be mutually beneficial to Nigeria and the United States of America (USA). The Managing director spoke in Lagos while receiving a delegation […]

  • 26 July 2010

    He may be a landlocked Atlantan, but Jim Balloun has a unique perspective on the economic importance of the Savannah River. As a member of… By Mary Carr Mayle (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, July 26, 2010;

  • 26 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deputies Sergey Grinevetsky and Yuriy Kruk developed a bill that proposes creation of a special (free) economic zones in Odessa and Reni (Odessa region). Amendments to the Law “On special (free) economic zone «Porto-Franko» on the territory of Odessa Commercial Sea Port” and “On special economic zone “Reni”, concerning the regulation of investment activity, […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Details of the developer to undertake work on the Caymanas Economic Zone and other facilities in St. Catherine associated with the Global Logistics Hub initiative, are expected to be announced within the next few weeks. Industry, Investment and Commerce Minister, Hon. Anthony Hylton, whose Ministry is spearheading the project, made the disclosure while addressing the […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Managing Director,Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Mr Omar Suleiman says the Calabar Channel dredging was in the offing to enable big cargo… (sensornewsonline) [mappress] Source: sensornewsonline, February 21, 2011;

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Randall S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the following statement regarding the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act by the U.S. Senate: “Yesterday’s release of the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) represents a major victory in providing […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has pointed to a new analysis of declining international demand for coal as more reasons why the massive industrial expansion of ports on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline must stop. The latest report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a group of financial analysts specialising in the economic risks of […]

  • 31 October 2011

    As cargo ships get larger and demands on maritime infrastructure grow, more federal investment in modernizing U.S. seaports is essential…  (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, October 31, 2011;

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The global economic outlook is uncertain and this uncertainty is leading to depressed investment worldwide, particularly in energy and mining activity. The international ports and terminals sector forms an important part of the infrastructure supporting these activities, HR Wallingford said in its latest study. As the sector is exposed to restraints on investment, the emphasis […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) has published an annual update of the study on the economic importance of the Flemish maritime ports – Antwerp, Ghent, Ostend and Zeebrugge -, the Liège port complex and the port of Brussels. The contribution of each port to the national economy is estimated on the basis of the […]

  • 25 March 2011

      Wilhelmsen Ships Service is investing in people and offices to position itself in parallel with the steady signs of economic growth that the company is witnessing in India. Nakul Malhotra, Area Director for Wilhelmsen Ships Service in the Sub Continent explains, “The company sees the Indian market as a dynamic and growing market for […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Legislation (HB 5289) spearheaded by Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey (D-Hamden) that creates a state Port Authority to oversee and promote Connecticut’s three deep water seaports was passed by the House of Representatives yesterday. “Our ports are underutilized commercial hubs that represent an untapped resource for developing new business markets and spurring economic growth […]

  • 13 March 2014

    The Monmouth County Board of Recreation Commissioners was notified that the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has determined that a preliminary engineering and cost analysis of dredging and drying the dredge material at Shark River Park is not economically feasible. “The projected cost to process the estimated 100,000 cubic yards of dredge materials from the […]

  • 15 September 2011

    After 18 months of planning, the city introduced its first comprehensive economic development plan Wednesday.   More info: pressherald By Jason Singer [mappress] Source: pressherald, September 15, 2011

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Whilst land reclamation receives increasing attention as a feasible urban solution for coastal development, conclusions on the social and economic effects of reclamation projects are not clear, stated International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) in its latest publication. A straightforward evaluation of these impacts is not easy to achieve, mostly because effects are wide ranging, heterogeneous […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced $10.3 million to support improvement projects at small craft harbors in Quebec. This investment will support the following projects: The beginning of a multiyear project involving breakwater construction and the installation of floating wharves at Harrington Harbor; Widening of the wharf at Mingan; Construction […]

  • 17 March 2011

    Grand Haven’s commercial harbor will be one of the only ones to get dredged over the next two years, a decision that will have big… BY ALEX DOTY (grandhaventribune) [mappress] Source: grandhaventribune, March 17, 2011