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  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance (PMTA) kicks off its 40th annual conference today in Port Moresby under the theme “To improve Ports Productivity and Market Challenges”. With technical support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), members of PMTA and ports authority delegates from around the Pacific are meeting to discuss a number of […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    BMT WBM and BMT JFA Consultants, subsidiaries of BMT Group, will take to the stage at the upcoming Coasts & Ports 2015 Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. The Coasts and Ports Conference series is the pre-eminent forum in the Australasian region for professionals to meet and discuss issues extending across all disciplines relating to coasts […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) yesterday showed support to the recommendations for the management of dredged materials that have been proposed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) released by the Army Corps identifies a range of environmentally sound alternatives for the […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Construction works are about to begin on the €35.6 million Wismar Seaport development project, an important infrastructure and facility factor for the Hanseatic city. According to the port chief Michael Kremp, works on the project will begin in October with the completion set for mid 2018. The project includes construction of a new 332m quayside and the creation of 41,500 […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested £4.5 million in the reconstruction of Town Quay at the Port of Lowestoft, ensuring it is fit for purpose for at least the next 50 years. Town Quay was officially re-opened by Lieutenant Commander Gavin Dawe, Commanding Officer of the Royal Australian Navy tall ship Young Endeavour, which was […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the TEN-T days event in Riga (June 22 and 23), the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) and the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) called on the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to give priority to transport and especially port projects, when assessing investment projects. Europe’s sea and inland ports have […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK government has given the go-ahead to a £1 billion project to build the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has given planning consent to Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) to build the lagoon which will use the ebb and flow of the tide to generate […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Latin American Delegation of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is working on the newest edition of the Latin American Congress of Ports that will take place in the city of Arica, Chile, from November 30th through December 3rd this year. Every year more than 400 port leaders and international experts make this […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stanford Law School has released the California Coastal Armoring Report, named Managing Coastal Armoring and Climate Change Adaptation in the 21st Century. In response to erosion and storm events, Californians have built seawalls, revetments, and other “coastal armoring” structures along significant portions of California’s coast, this report stated. Coastal armoring now occupies more than 110 miles, or […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Lisa Murkowski yesterday succeeded in leveraging her position on the Energy and Waters Appropriations Subcommittee to deliver resources in the 2016 funding bill that will initiate or maintain infrastructure projects in Alaska.   The appropriations bill, which passed the full Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday, will fund studies, research, port projects and energy innovations that will […]

  • 22 May 2015

    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved funding for a critical provision that would reform the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and significantly benefit the ports of Tacoma and Seattle. As so-called “donor ports,” the ports of Seattle and Tacoma currently receive pennies for each dollar credited to the fund through Harbor Maintenance Tax collections. As a […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement after the FY 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill (H.R.2028) passed the House last week. “Together, the House took one step further toward funding our country’s infrastructure and ensuring our energy security. By providing much needed funding to critical regional and national maritime construction and energy infrastructure, we can remain […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The nation’s ports will receive an additional $36 million in funding next year as a result of an amendment championed by Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) that the U.S. House of Representatives passed during consideration of the energy and water appropriations bill two days ago. “This is a major victory for our ports, allowing them to invest […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved its Energy and Water Appropriations bill that included funding for Columbia River maintenance, small ports dredging and Hanford cleanup, championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler. As a first-year member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, Jaime helped craft this spending bill that sets spending levels for the Department […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, has secured $2.32 million in the House appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016) for dredging of the Port of Rochester by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In March, Congresswoman Slaughter sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Mike Simpson and […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur secured language in the Energy and Water Appropriations bill released today to block the use of federal funds from being used for open lake dumping of dredged materials.  “This language sends a clear message that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must come to the table with real solutions,” said Kaptur. “Millions depend […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    On March 30, 2015, Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr. MD stopped by the Port of South Louisiana to meet with port and local officials, as well as industry leaders, to discuss how he can be of assistance to further secure funding for the district. During a one-and-one meeting with Congressman Boustany, Executive Director Paul G. Aucoin presented an […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV, an independent, international engineering and project management consultancy, has achieved a net result of €6.3 million for 2014, a significant improvement compared to a €3.4 million net loss in 2013. The company’s goal of profitability before growth has been achieved through a strong focus on developing and maintaining leading market positions in a […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, is presenting its BD excavator dredging head at this week’s Europort Show in Istanbul (11-14th March). The dredging head can be used with all types of hydraulic excavators, either land-based or floating ones. It is especially suited to work in narrow canals, small reservoirs or harbors where only a few thousand […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Philadelphia has reported a 16 percent in cargo in 2014, marking the fifth consecutive year of double-digit cargo growth along the city’s Delaware River waterfront.  Final cargo figures for 2014, compiled by the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), reveal that 5,950,319 metric tons of cargo were handed at the Port of Philadelphia’s […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 29th IAPH International World Ports Conference will take place at the Congress Center Hamburg (CCH) from June 1 to 5, 2015. Port planning and port development, strategic management of the land, properties and floating facilities located within the area of responsibility, maintenance of both the landside and the waterside infrastructure as well as ensuring the […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, has recently visited the Koopmanspolder in Andijk. The Minister turned on the low-energy water link between the IJsselmeer and the Koopmanspolder, which consists of a windmill and a fish-friendly outlet through which water and fish poured from the IJsselmeer into the polder. The polder was […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5769, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act.  H.R. 5769 reauthorizes the United States Coast Guard as well as the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), including reforms to existing shipping and navigation laws. The U.S. maritime […]

  • 30 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dunkerque-Port has produced its strategic plan for the 2014-2018 period. This major document sets out the main guidelines and the procedure for implementation of the Port’s development policy over 5 years, following on from the first strategic plan of 2009-2013 and its financial trajectory. It also prepares the future for longer-term projects. This strategic plan […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Resources Council welcomed proposed new ports laws, introduced into parliament today, which will increase reef protection while giving certainty to existing and future port operations. The QRC Chief Executive Michael Roche said the Port Planning Guideline and Ports Bill 2014 would enshrine in legislation the Queensland Ports Strategy and add further protections to […]