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  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Now in its 100th anniversary, the Houston Ship Channel has spurred big growth in Harris County since its beginnings in 1914. Today, ship channel-related business provides $178.5 billion in annual economic activity and more than one million jobs to Texas. Nationwide, it generates $499 billion and more than 2.1 million jobs. The channel is critical to […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Stone Energy Corporation will restore streams damaged by the company’s unauthorized discharge of dredged or fill material in Wetzel County, West Virginia. The alleged violations of the Clean Water Act occurred during construction of two Marcellus Shale well pads and access roads. Without first obtaining the […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Annual Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy, at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst has become the preeminent national conference in this important environmental area. The conference attracts 600-800 attendees annually which includes a wide variety of representation from state and federal agencies; military; a number of industries including railroad, petroleum, transportation, utilities; […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley and local officials celebrated the beginning of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging of Channel Islands Harbor, which will provide sand to replenish Hueneme Beach. “Since coming to Congress, I have worked tirelessly to advocate for the funding necessary to dredge Channel Islands Harbor, which provides desperately needed sand to […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Transport, Telecommunication and Energy Council adopted on 8 October a general approach on port services which takes on board some of the key requests made by EU regions and cities in the Opinion on Framework on Future EU Ports Policy adopted last November. The President of the Committee of the Regions, Michel Lebrun, has welcomed the adoption of […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA Sea Grant announced yesterday grants totaling $15.9 million to support over 300 projects around the nation that help build resilient coastal communities and economies. Through university, state and other partnerships, Sea Grant Programs will supplement the federal funding with an additional $7.9 million in non-federal matching funds, bringing the total investment to more than […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after leading a letter with (57) of his colleagues to the House Appropriations Committee in support of allocating sufficient funds from the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) to support harbor maintenance. “Our ports and waterways provide tremendous economic impact for Louisiana, keeping shipping costs […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 11th International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures is scheduled for 24-26 November 2014 in Tehran, Iran, announced icopmas.pmo.ir. ICOPMAS, as one of the oldest and the most important scientific events in Iran and the Persian Gulf region, provides an appropriate ground for exchange of the latest scientific innovations and technical executive achievements by gathering […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, reported that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for proposed dredging and recovery of phosphate sands from the “Don Diego” deposit has been filed with the Mexican Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT). According to governmental regulations, a response is expected in approximately […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The peak industry body for the Queensland resources sector said the Senate report into the Great Barrier Reef backs the work that was well underway to improve reef health. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said the report published 29 recommendations that largely reflected the work of a host of stakeholders on the Reef […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have reached a settlement with Trans Energy Inc., requiring the oil and gas company to restore portions of streams and wetlands at 15 sites in West Virginia polluted by the company’s unauthorized discharge of dredge […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The true scale of the economic contribution of Associated British Ports’ three ports in East Anglia has been revealed in a new report by independent consultants Arup. Together the three ports – King’s Lynn, Lowestoft and Ipswich – contribute £340 million to the UK economy annually and support 5,000 UK jobs. The new statistics show […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has announced a £4 million grant from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for the development of a new deepwater quayside at the Port of Cromarty Firth – bringing the total redevelopment project to £25 million. The 35 acre Invergordon Service Base, operated by the Port of Cromarty Firth, has been close […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 3rd European Ports & Shipping Conference 2014 will be held on September 18 and 19, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This 2 day international conference will bring together the largest ports, logistics and shipping companies operating out of Europe and throughout the world. Investment strategies, maintenance of ports and enhancing intermodal links will be some […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland is just a few years away from using up its existing coal export capacity according to latest port data. Addressing a Central Highlands Development Committee breakfast in Emerald, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said data from Queensland’s coal port operators show that exports totalled a record 209 million tonnes in 2013-14. “This […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives recently in support of an amendment he introduced to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act, 2015. The amendment ensures that H.R. 4923 complies with a provision within the recently-enacted Water Resources Reform […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Newport is to invest £2.5m refurbishing its Atlantic Shed warehouse to provide additional covered space for its growing steel and bulks business. The project takes the total for new investment by ABP in the docks at Newport to more than £10m in the past 18 months. The programme of […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Letter of Intent (LOI) for the construction of the Lomonosovskaya electrical substation project was signed on July 5, 2014 at the territory of the Bronka multifunctional sea transshipment complex. The Agreement was signed by General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko, Minister of Transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov, Minister of Energy of Russia Alexander Novak, […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed Paul Foster to a new post as Director of Projects with a remit to drive forward its ambitious development plans. Before joining the Port, Paul was project director for an international renewable energy business based in Manchester. His career began with 15 years’ service in the Royal Engineers, and […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) has published an annual update of the study on the economic importance of the Flemish maritime ports – Antwerp, Ghent, Ostend and Zeebrugge -, the Liège port complex and the port of Brussels. The contribution of each port to the national economy is estimated on the basis of the […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao has met with Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa, as well as several ministers and senior officials, to discuss global, regional and bilateral issues, including challenges and opportunities for the Sri Lankan economy over the short to medium term. During the three-day visit, Mr. Nakao also visited Colombo Port, […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy, joined state and local elected officials and members the state’s maritime industry, yesterday held a signing ceremony for legislation that creates the Connecticut Port Authority which will act as a quasi-public agency to market and coordinate the development of the state’s ports and maritime economy. The legislation was passed unanimously by […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne has announced record cargo volumes and record turnover for the fifth successive year. In 2013, the Port saw cargo volumes increase by 25% to 8.1m tonnes, and turnover rose 16% to £73 million compared to 2012. Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, said that 2013 had been another record […]