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  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 11 April 2011

    Ohio’s latest efforts to control toxic algae plaguing the state’s largest inland lake are giving area residents and businesses hope for…   (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, April 11, 2011  

  • 24 November 2010

    Bill Johnson, Director of the Port of Miami, presented on the Port of Miami’s Deep Dredge Project to the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s… By Chantal Gloor (communitynewspapers) [mappress] Source: communitynewspapers, November 24, 2010;

  • 1 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Covering 40 square kilometres, three times the size of Abu Dhabi island, the Khalifa port will have a total capacity of 15 million TEUs and 35 million tonnes of other cargo at the end of the five-phase construction in 2030 [mappress] Source: Gulf News, February 2, 2010;

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration’s Seaport Economic Council (SEC) has announced a total of $5 million in awards for 13 coastal communities. These grant awards will advance collaborative initiatives to improve public infrastructure and promote maritime economic development in a wide array of coastal cities and towns. “The Blue Economy is an integral component of Massachusetts’s long-term […]

  • 14 September 2011

    California beach towns could face hefty economic losses caused by sea level rise in the next century, according to a new state-commissioned study conducted by economists at San Francisco State University. The study forecasts the economic impact of sea level rise on five communities: Ocean Beach in San Francisco; Venice Beach and Malibu in Los […]

  • 22 April 2010

    A new economic impact study released today by the Prince Rupert Port Authority confirms the significant economic generating capacity that the new container terminal and other port facilities are having on British Columbia’s northern communities and Western Canada’s economy… [mappress] Source:rupertport,April 22,2010;

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), in partnership with the Coastal Marine Institute at Louisiana State University, has launched an economic study of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS). The three-year cooperative project between BOEM and the LSU will enhance understanding of the social and economic value of GCOOS, while providing […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in mind, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has identified the major projects that will be undertaken in 2014, all in preparation for the implementation of the AEC by next year. In the annual New Year’s Toast held at the PPA Head Office recently, attended by senior and junior officials […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Finishing nearly three years of study on the potential economic opportunities associated with Rhode Island’s ports, a Joint Legislative Commission reported today that development of port infrastructure and growth of maritime industries can result in 1,000 new jobs, $70 million in personal income, $127 million in business revenue and $8.1 million in state and local […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop, hosted by the Port of San Diego, drew nearly 80 economic development professionals from the port community and three of AAPA’s four geographic delegations (the United States, Canada and the Caribbean) to the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel on February 20 and 21, […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority today announced that the results of an economic impact study, conducted by the Washington Economic Group (WEG), concluded that the proposed port infrastructure improvements are estimated to generate nearly $133 million in net state revenues, representing a total return on investment (ROI) of nearly $4.66 to state taxpayers for […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The inclusion of the $310 million Boston Harbor dredging project in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) received support from the Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey, Elizabeth Warren, Congressmen Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch. The funding for the Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to deepen the Harbor’s main navigation channels […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new report released earlier this week by Dr. Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. details the regional economic impacts of building the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions. The report, “The Economic Impact of Constructing the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Projects” showcases how local and state businesses, governments and residents will benefit economically during […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced more than $2.9 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support nine maritime projects in seven communities. “Massachusetts’ coastal assets are incredibly important to the state’s overall economic health, and our administration’s investments through the Seaport Economic Council continue to expand capacity, resiliency and opportunity in cities and towns throughout […]

  • 20 December 2012

    Board of Investment (BOI) has stated that the Dawei Deep Sea Port and Industrial Estate in Myanmar will become an important drive for economic growth in this region, offering a shortcut for logistics and bringing new business opportunities and foreign investment to Thailand. After conclusion on signing of Memorandum of Understand between Thailand and Myanmar […]

  • 10 January 2014

    Continuing their fight for JAXPORT and the economic growth and jobs that deepening the St. Johns River would bring to Northeast Florida, Congresswoman Corrine Brown and Congressman Ander Crenshaw spearheaded a bipartisan Congressional delegation letter to the House and Senate Transportation Committee Chairs and Ranking Members that pushes for the inclusion of the project in […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has OK’d dredging of the Calabar channel, boosting development along the Cross River and the country. The announcement was made by the Hon. Minister of Transport, Senator ldris Umar who said that the dredging of Calabar Ports is part of the deliberate efforts of the Federal Government to boost economic activities […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s port directors presented the Florida Ports Council Economic Visionary Award to Florida Governor Rick Scott yesterday at the American Association of Port Authorities Annual Convention in Orlando. The award is a special recognition of the historic investment in Florida’s ports and freight mobility by Governor Scott to create jobs and grow Florida’s economy. “Governor […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Norfolk Wednesday to promote a $15 million federal TIGER grant for the Virginia Port Authority. The grant would help the City’s infrastructure at Norfolk International Terminals, easing transportation, which, in turn, will create commerce and employment. “What most people don’t realize is that our economic maritime power is just […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Plymouth’s Economic Development Director is working with the Harbor Master and the Old Colony Planning Council to apply to the Economic… (959watd) [mappress] Source: 959watd, August 12, 2011

  • 5 October 2012

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced the completion of the Connecticut Deep Water Port Strategy Study which was commissioned by Connecticut’s Department of Transportation (DOT) to guide the development of a long-term economic development strategy for the deep water ports in Bridgeport, New Haven, and New London. The study makes recommendations to protect existing commercial operations […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As one of the world’s most densely populated capitals, Manila struggles with insufficient transport infrastructure. This can slow down economic growth and hinder economic potential. A large-scale transport plan for Manila Bay will help solve the problem by interconnecting air- and seaport facilities. With a GDP growth of 7% per year, the Philippines is among […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Office of Policy and Management – working with the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and local officials – announced that it has selected leading global port and harbor advisor Moffat & Nichol to complete a comprehensive strategy study of the state’s three […]

  • 28 June 2012

    In yesterdays interview, U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, gave an overview of the Delaware River Deepening Plan. “The Delaware River is a vital artery that powers much of the commerce in the Pennsylvania-Delaware-New Jersey corridor. Cargo vessels carrying everything from fruits and vegetables to construction materials travel these waterways daily. The ports contribute to an estimated […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Throughout the years, Kuantan Port has developed progressively towards becoming one of the busiest ports in Malaysia. Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd in collaboration with the Government has embarked on a port expansion project to cater for ships up to 200,000 DWT and to commence operation early in 2016. The expansion of the port will […]