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  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced last week that Winslow and Rockland will receive $650,000 in federal infrastructure investments from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC), a program she has advocated for in Congress.  “The investments being made today will directly support and create jobs for our state by making economic growth possible. In Rockland, an […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    RITES have been appointed on 31 May 2013 as Consultant for preparing the Techno-Economic Feasibility Report for the new Major Port at Dugarajapatnam in Andhra Pradesh with a three month time limit for submission of the Report. The estimated fund requirement for the development of the Greenfield Port of Dugarajapatnam is approx. Rs.6000 crore with […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ministerial economic committee under Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab held a meeting yesterday to discuss procedures required for issuing investment certificates for the New Suez Canal Project. The meeting also tackled the ongoing preparations for a planned economic summit, which Egypt is set to host in September. Present at the meeting were the ministers of […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Locals and visitors to North Stradbroke Island will benefit from a stronger “Straddie” following the introduction into the Queensland Parliament today of the North Stradbroke Island Protection and Sustainability Amendment Bill 2013. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the legislation provided for sand mining to continue on the island until 2035 to […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Administrator Paul Jaenichen joined state and local officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a marine cargo dock at the Port of Brownsville last week. The $27.5 million project, of which $12 million was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) through its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on a key Senate Committee to include funds to complete the Delaware River deepening project in its budget. Senator Casey recently worked to secure $20 million in the President’s budget for the dredging project and now in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee pressed to maintain that investment […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the proposed global transshipment and logistics hub is the lynch pin of the country’s long-term growth strategy. He argued that in this the 50th year of Independence, and coming from a period of anemic economic growth, Jamaica needs an economic transformation. The Minister was speaking […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito recently joined Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, Congressman Seth Moulton, members of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Army Corps to announce a $2.4 million Massachusetts Dredging Program award for the Annisquam River Dredging Project. The award, which Governor Baker announced last week at the Gloucester Coast […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces the contract award for the construction of the Bronka Port in St Petersburg. The contract was signed at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in attendance of the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Arkady Dvorkovich and the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mr. Mark Rutte. The project involves the reclamation […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the local charity that protects wildlife on land and at sea, has announced that it supports an alternative option to develop Falmouth Docks which would save part of a nationally rare marine habitat. This alternative option is outlined in the Docks’ own Masterplan and initial estimates shows it could provide the economic […]

  • 9 August 2010

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will be extending the port dues concession for all ocean-going ships with a port stay of not more than ten days and harbour craft engaged in commercial activities, for another six months. This will take effect from 1 October 2010 to 31 March 2011. Ocean-going ships will […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural round of the Massachusetts Dredging Program is now open, according to the Baker-Polito Administration. This is the Commonwealth’s first standalone grant program to offer focused funding for saltwater dredging on a competitive, annual basis. Grant funding will help coastal communities maintain and improve their navigational waterways and support the long-term growth and sustainability of […]

  • 25 March 2013

    A fact-finding mission to Panama by representatives of the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the Port of Terrebonne has resulted in potentially positive news for the region’s economy. TEDA Chief Executive Officer Steve Vassallo said the goal of the trip – conducted March 16-18 – was to determine how Terrebonne Parish and surrounding […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for the reclamation works of an LNG terminal project in Zhangzhou, with a contract value of 336 million yuan and a construction period of 20 months. Located in Longhai, Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, the project involves basin dredging, revetment works, land forming, foundation treatment works, […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Recently, CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the soft foundation treatment of the construction zone in the north of the northern basin in Tianjin Harbor Economic Zone, Tianjin, with a contract value of 460 million yuan and a construction period of 371 days. The project is an EPC project. Located in […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) joined the United States Army Corps of Engineers this afternoon in announcing emergency funding to dredge the St. Joseph harbor. The harbor, which is essential to jobs and economic activity in Southwest Michigan, has become inaccessible to commercial traffic on account of severe shoaling. Upton has been in close contact […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis announced recently his continued support for funding the Anclote River Dredging Project in a letter to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. In the letter, Bilirakis urged state officials to approve the City of Tarpon Springs’ application to help ensure Pinellas County remains a commercial hub and tourist destination for years […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Hambantota Sea Port Project will greatly accelerate economic development in Sri Lanka’s Southern Province, the Hambatota Sea Port Project Manager Liu Hong Shen said. Shen was addressing an awards ceremony at Kirala Kele Hotel at Ambalantota where the best performers in the phase two of the Hambantota Sea Port Project for the first quarter […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Memorial University Fisheries and Marine Institute will inaugurate the new Master of Marine Studies in Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) and Management, the first graduate program of its kind in Canada, in September 2016. “Marine spatial planning is an emerging and important field that is gaining prominence as global demands on our coastal spaces and […]

  • 8 August 2012

    With the release of an economic impact assessment, Delta has taken another step forward in its efforts to get federal funding to dredge the Fraser River. Councilor Ian Paton stated: “Hopefully this will shake a few people up and get the job done.” According to delta-optimist.com, the silt buildup in the secondary channels of the […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Gail Shea and Minister of the Environment Leona Aglukkaq opened the first small craft harbour in Nunavut in a ceremony on Baffin Island. “The new harbour in Pangnirtung will benefit the community immensely by supporting local fishers and providing a more efficient and safe marine supply option,” said the Honourable […]

  • 16 March 2012

    The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Limited plans to announce a tender for dredging works at the port area. Officials’ plan is to appoint a contractor to undertake a package of dredging, quay wall construction and infilling works at “Liverpool 2” (Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal), Port of Liverpool, which will be located adjacent […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft Environmental Impact Statement that proposes dumping Cairns Port dredge spoil on the Great Barrier Reef highlights the Newman Government’s reckless disregard for one of Queensland’s most valuable assets, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Curtis Pitt, said. Mr Pitt said the EIS was being released as required by legislation. He said it would […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Port of Prince Rupert has just released a study projecting that its fully-realized development plan could generate almost 5,000 new jobs in northern British Columbia. Using a model derived from project proposals and land use plans, the forecast quantifies the potential growth of the port’s economic impact through 2025 and beyond. The model makes […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The project ‘Economically Efficient Flood Standards to Protect the Netherlands against Flooding’ has been chosen as one of the final six contenders for the prestigious Franz Edelman Award. The project was carried out for the Delta Programme by a consortium led by Deltares. Deltares performed the analyses for the project and wrote the final rapport […]

  • 25 March 2014

    CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for the reclamation project in Phase 8 of Section 4 of Zhangzhou China Merchants Economic and Technological Development Zone (CMZD), Fujian, with a construction period of 600 days. As an integral part of the construction of Section 4 of CMZD, the project involves yard […]