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  • 16 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A decades-long dispute about whether to dig a deeper shipping channel in the Delaware River has centered on both environmental and economic concerns… Source: The Star-Ledger, November 16, 2009;

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Simon Moore, CEO, DP World London Gateway, has released the following statement regarding the Autumn Statement Dec 2012. “The commitment by the Government in the Autumn Statement to deliver a major upgrade to M25 J30 is good news for Essex, East London and the wider UK infrastructure network. This will be good for all businesses and […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has heeded their call to fund dredging operations at Oregon’s ports. As a result, Oregon’s ports will receive $19 million more in assistance – $4.2 million of it to six small ports that would have otherwise received $0 in federal […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Mowat Centre study conducted for the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) finds that if water levels remain low on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River they will have a negative economic impact on the region that could reach $18 billion by 2050. Following nearly three decades of higher than […]

  • 2 May 2013

    During the past nine years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have been deepening 38 miles of federal navigation channels in the New York Harbor to a depth of 50 feet. Recently, the New York District awarded the final major construction contract, which […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District and its regional partners are committed to achieve the vision of a World Class Harbor Estuary. This vision balances economic revitalization of the Port of New York and New Jersey while creating a sustainable environment through comprehensive restoration and protection of public safety. Over the past […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has provided more than $2.5 billion to clean up contaminated harbors, restore fish habitat and keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes, according to a study by the University of Michigan’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics. According to the study, every federal dollar spent on GLRI projects between 2010 through […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Port dredging was the topic of discussion during the meeting of the Alliance for Economic Development for Georgetown County…   By Kelly Marshall Fuller (waccamawtimes) [mappress] Source: waccamawtimes, December 9, 2011; Image: SC Ports Authority

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), a company engaged in the design and construction of transportation infrastructure, dredging and heavy machinery manufacturing business, has signed a $44 million contract for extension of San Antonio Terminal in Valparaiso, Chile. The project involves construction of 430m steel sheet piles of Berth 2, extension of the 130m terminal in […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told federal policy makers that the nation’s transportation network and supply chain are “only as strong as its weakest link” and called for increased growth and investment in the U.S. Maritime Transportation System (U.S. MTS). The comments were submitted February 14 to the House Ways and Means […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum states in “The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015”. This is the third time in succession that the Netherlands has occupied the top spot. Singapore remains in second place, like last year, with the United Arab Emirates forcing Hong Kong […]

  • 28 November 2012

    DP World today celebrated the 41st UAE National Day with cultural and traditional Emirati festivities for its employees, partners, customers and friends. Activities included the ceremonial planting of a tree in response to the suggestion of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, to plant […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Leaders from the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) and Lowcountry Economic Alliance (LEA) signed a joint resolution today recognizing that maintaining strong port capacity and deepening both the Savannah and Charleston harbors are critical to the economic health of both the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina. Additionally, […]

  • 5 December 2011

    “We believe that the current period of turbulence in the Mediterranean area could be stabilised within six months, paving the way for the significant recovery in the development of investments from Italian entrepreneurs and those from Campania in particular”. This bright outlook comes from the Paolo Scudieri, chair of the association Study and Research for […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Sri Lanka’s new pounds Sterling 226 million deep sea port at Magampura harbor, Hambantota, on the south coast of the island has today been officially opened with the ceremonial docking of the first vessel to use the port facilities. In a ceremony presided over by President Mahinda Rajapaksa as part of the week-long festivities surrounding […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada is investing $4 million in harbour improvement projects at four small craft harbours in Cape Breton. The four projects in Cape Breton being funded are: Basin redredging at New Waterford, to be carried out over two years; Creation of […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    To a room full of fifth graders, a one dollar bill gets attention. But the idea of turning that $1 into $5.50 thrills them! That’s the benefit-to-cost ratio for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP)—a plan to deepen the Savannah River shipping channel from 42 feet to 47 feet to […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have released revised data on the economic impact of an effective shutdown of the Mississippi River to barge traffic in the month of January. Earlier data had examined the impacts between December and January. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest weather and water forecast […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Phu Quoc Island authorities are building the Vinh Dam industrial-residential complex and a breakwater, upgrading the An Thoi Seaport, and dr… (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, October 18, 2011;

  • 18 March 2011

      Dredging forms the basis for many important aspects of our civilised World and is indeed vital to social and economic development, particularly to the construction and maintenance of much of the infrastructure upon which our economic prosperity and environmental well-being depend. The world’s population relies heavily on dredging solutions for creating and maintaining ports for global trade, […]

  • 16 May 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has congratulated the newly-elected President of Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall, and conveyed to him DP World’s commitment to continue contributing to Senegal’s economic growth through DP World Dakar, developed and operated by the global marine terminal operator. The Chairman, accompanied by His Excellency Jamal Majid […]

  • 6 October 2011

    Four state agencies – the Department of Economic and Community Development; the Department of Transportation; the Department of Energy and… By Jerrod Ferrari (thehour) [mappress] Source: thehour, October 6, 2011;

  • 19 May 2011

    It’s unclear whether a longstanding terminal operator at the Port of Miami will be around to reap the benefits of the billions of dollars wo… By Zachary Fagenson (miamitodaynews) [mappress] Source: miamitodaynews, May 19, 2011;

  • 20 April 2011

    An agreement that could spur further industrial development along the north end of State Road is making the rounds early this week.   By CARL E. FEATHER and SHELLEY TERRY (starbeacon) [mappress] Source: starbeacon, April 20, 2011    

  • 7 June 2010

    To accelerate growth, Kenya must enhance capacity and efficiency of the port of Mombasa. [mappress] Source: Daily Nation, June 7, 2010;