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  • 14 March 2012

    The government has reported an increase of almost a thousand trillion rupiah in funds committed to support the country’s investment master plan, with the energy and transportation sectors so far drawing the most interest. As of the end of February, investors have committed to investing a total of Rp 4,925 trillion ($537 billion) until 2014 […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 6 August 2010

    The Tampa Port Authority is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting today, to commemorate the completed reconstruction of the port’s berth 230. The berth is located within the R.E.K. petroleum complex. John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, spoke on behalf of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Recovery Act fund and […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany has issued a statement after the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District released a new study measuring the economic impact of the Calcasieu Ship Channel at the local, state and national levels. “The Calcasieu Ship Channel supports job creation and economic growth not just in Southwest Louisiana, but across our entire […]

  • 11 August 2009

    Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd, India’s largest private port and special economic zone, on Monday announced that a consortium led by it has won the bid for the development of coal handling terminal at port of Mormugao, Goa on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer basis… More: www.stockwatch.in

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Now in its seventh year and more compelling than ever, the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2014 Shifting International Trade Routes workshop, co-sponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration and hosted by the Tampa Port Authority, will examine the effect of the world economic outlook on investment decisions, cargo movements and international trade in general. […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares recently released a study highlighting the economic benefits of investments in dikes worldwide. According to Deltares, the economic benefits of building dikes to reduce flood damage far outweigh the costs at the global scale. In many parts of the world, it is even possible to reduce the economic damage from river […]

  • 7 February 2012

    As part of President Obama’s National Export Initiative (NEI) to double U.S. commercial exports by the end of 2014, thereby creating or supporting several million American jobs, U.S. Commerce Under Secretary Francisco Sanchez and top officials from a number of major local economic entities signed a joint memorandum of intent (MOI) at the Tampa Port […]

  • 26 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of San Diego has announced that it will host the American Association of Port Authorities 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop. Among the key topics on the minds of Western Hemisphere port development, marketing and logistics executives is how to implement and fund transportation infrastructure projects for the growing volumes of goods, both imports […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) and Minister of Health today announced funding that could lead to the development of a port in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. “The construction of a port at Rankin Inlet would help bring jobs, growth and long-term prosperity to the community and the Kivalliq […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The theme of the 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop (February 20 – 21, 2014, San Diego, CA) 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 attract customers, generate business, address stakeholder concerns and uniquely […]

  • 9 December 2009

    SAUDI ARABIA – The proposed development of 100 plus square kilometres to the north of Jazan City, along a Red Sea waterfront stretching 12 kilometres has reportedly commenced despite the current economic downturn. Loans from the Saudi Industrial Development Fund… Source:Handy Shipping Guide, December 8, 2009

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Now in its seventh year and more compelling than ever, the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2014 Shifting International Trade Routes workshop, co-sponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration and hosted by the Tampa Port Authority, will examine the effect of the world economic outlook on investment decisions, cargo movements and international trade in general. […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce approved the Chamber’s 2013 Public Policy Agenda at their meeting yesterday, February 13, 2013. The Agenda includes state and local items that bring focus to the area’s need to be more business friendly. “As our region continues its slow recovery from the recession, it is […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito of Massachusetts announced $3.6 million earlier this week to support ten projects for the upcoming dredging season. These grants, awarded through the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program will benefit eleven communities, tapping into another $3.9 million in local funding. The projects are expected to remove nearly 188,000 cubic yards of harbor […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy urged Senate leaders of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies yesterday to fund the Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound program for Fiscal Year 2017. The Senators are requesting $10 million in federal funding for FY17 to facilitate habitat restoration projects, […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The vulnerability of coastal communities is gaining urgent attention in the face of climate change and devastating weather-related flooding and erosion. Clark University Professor of Economics Robert Johnston, director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University, is leading vital research into the environmental and economic impacts of coastal hazards and adaptation along Northeast […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced $27.9 million in state funding is available to preserve and enhance rail and port services in major trade and passenger travel corridors across New York State. This funding was included in the new $21.1 billion five-year State Transportation Plan under the Governor’s Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program. The program […]

  • 29 May 2012

    A new economic analysis by The Australia Institute reveals major economic disadvantages will be caused by just one LNG development by Arrow in Gladstone, where the ongoing environmental crisis in the harbour has already been linked to mass dredging for LNG exports, said the Greens today. “People in Gladstone scarcely need reminding that the coal […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Among the key topics on the minds of Western Hemisphere port development, marketing and logistics executives is how to implement and fund transportation infrastructure projects for the growing volumes of goods, both imports and exports, as well as cruise ship passengers, that are flowing through their facilities as world economic conditions improve. To address these […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a $65.5 million loan agreement at Bengaluru to continue interventions and to check coastal erosion on the western coast in Karnataka. The loan is the second tranche of a $250 million financing facility under the Sustainable Coastal Protection and Management Investment Program. The […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 23 July 2012

    During the official trip to Thailand, the President of Myanmar has paid a visit to the country’s key investment and industrial hub in the eastern seaboard. He is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today to discuss and sign three memorandums of understandings (MOUs). The issues included in the MoUs are the overall […]