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  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially broke ground yesterday on a long-awaited $32.5 million seawall project in northern Atlantic City that will provide critical protection from Absecon Inlet during storm events. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin was joined by USACE Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo and […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited and Port of Zeebrugge / MBZ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which marks the start of a strategic agreement between the Port companies with the aim of the exploring mutual opportunities to attract new container cargo volumes. Both ports have complementary assets both in current trade arrangements and geographical positioning and […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is holding the first stakeholder meeting to begin hammering out the Suwannee River Basin Management Action Plan. The plan will plot the course for restoring the Suwannee River and the unique spring systems that feed it, with activities throughout a watershed covering more than one million acres in Suwannee, […]

  • 20 December 2013

    U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chris Murphy (D-CT), and U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-3), Joe Courtney (D-CT-2), and Jim Himes (D-CT-4) announced $7,532,001 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service Emergency Watershed Protection Program for the restoration, protection, and maintenance of flood plains in Connecticut affected by Hurricane Sandy, as well […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Rodney Davis and Bill Enyart yesterday met with officials at America’s Central Port to share concerns over how Mississippi River water levels can impact local industry and pledged to work together to protect good jobs. Responding to Southern Illinois’ extreme weather conditions – from this past year’s record drought to potential flooding this spring- […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has just announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Energy and Water Development funding bill includes $105 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. In the next step of the appropriations process, the bill will move to the Senate floor this week. “From […]

  • 28 September 2011

    A newly formed task force is meeting for the first time Tuesday night in Georgetown to discuss ways to assure funding for the port of …   By Lindsey Theis (carolinalive) [mappress] Source: carolinalive, September 28, 2011;

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel Hibner, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has announced that deepening work for the inner portion of the Savannah harbor is officially underway. This initiates the final construction phase of the 20-year effort to deepen the third busiest container port in the United States. “The Savannah Harbor Expansion project […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a detailed tender process, Forth Ports, owner of the Port of Dundee, has appointed Southbay Civil Engineering to deliver one of the largest investments in the history of the port. “Forth Ports is investing more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited announced today (17 February, 2016) plans to make the largest investment in the history of the Port of Dundee. The port owner is to invest more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore operational area. The privately funded investment will […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Main Board of Forth Ports has toured the proposed new £10 million quayside development at the Port of Dundee where site survey works are now underway. The privately funded investment will result in the development of the quayside at the East end of the port, connecting to the existing Prince Charles Wharf. Upon completion, […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Port of Salalah has welcomed executives and representatives from the shipping world’s largest shipping lines and principal customers in the local market to the handling of its 30 millionth TEU (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) container recently. The distinguishing aspects of Port of Salalah, the second largest port in the region, including its direct connections to […]

  • 22 September 2010

    For several years, the Florida Inland Navigation District has been working to obtain permits for three dredging projects along the waterways of Broward County, Florida. The opened waterways will allow for passage of larger yachts, giving South Florida’s marine industry a boost. The Inland Navigation District is close to attaining the paperwork for the first […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport Commission Chairman Ravi Singhania has provided testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports in Austin, Texas. In his testimony, Chairman Singhania described how Port Freeport is positioned to benefit from the Panama Canal expansion, citing “it is the closest deep water port to service the Dallas-Fort Worth distribution centers and is […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Planned development of the Port of Fort Pierce is undergoing its initial stage and already encountering various obstacles. The development proposition comes at a time when the sole port operator, Atlantic Caribbean Line, is laying off workers due to a standstill of construction projects in the Bahamas, TC Palm news site cited Ken Roberts of […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Portus Services LLC, a private stevedore and terminal operator based in Jacksonville, FL, is expanding to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, FL, and investing more than $1 million in new technology and state-of-the-art cargo handling equipment. Portus recently acquired St. Johns Shipping, a longtime cargo operator at Port Everglades with a diverse customer mix including […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Gothenburg City Council last week passed a resolution to grant more than €120,000,000 to finance the Skandia Gateway project – aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. The sum was matched by the Swedish Transport Administration as part of the national infrastructure plan, and as a result the project is fully […]

  • 11 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Ukrainian government has given the go-ahead for the expansion of Odessa, Yuzhny and Illichevsk into additional land areas… Source: Port Strategy, November 11, 2009;

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 includes $59 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. According to Mikulski, the Port of Baltimore is an economic engine for Maryland, supporting thousands of jobs and keeping our economy rolling. “This public investment […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has announced the completion of the bucket dredging phase in Slip D, the latest development in Port Fourchon’s Northern Expansion area. The initial dredging of Port Fourchon’s new Slip D, which broke ground less than one year ago, is the most recent benchmark completed in the progression of the […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the latest update on their maintenance dredging project at Fort Myers Beach. The cutter suction dredge Maya Caelyn moved into position off Fort Myers Beach in Lee County, Fla., earlier this month to begin dredging Matanzas Pass channel, said USACE. The $3.1 million project […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of State, Investment and Empowerment, Dr. Mary Nagu and the Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania H.E. Amb Lv Youqing witnessed the Tanzania Bagamoyo Port and Industrial Zone Project Implementation Agreement signing ceremony in Dar es Salaam. The Bagamoyo project framework agreement was signed on 24th March 2013, witnessed by the Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Harbor Investment Partners (SHIP) and Ports America have announced an agreement for the promotion, development and management of Novaporte, the marine container facility in the Port of Sydney, Nova Scotia. SHIP has exclusive development rights to approximately 500 acres in the Port of Sydney and, with the support of Ports America and a specially […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold two public meetings to collect input about the Port of Fort Pierce on Wednesday, May 16 from 1-3 p.m. at the River Walk Center, 600 North Indian River Drive and later that evening from 6-9 p.m. in the City Commission Chambers at Fort Pierce City Hall, 100 […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Repair work on a confined upland-placement site for dredged material at Fort Eustis is complete and ready for use. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built the 70-acre Fort Eustis Dredge Material Management Area to handle material dug up from the Skiffes Creek Federal Navigation Channel, which allows vessels moored at Fort Eustis’ […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Col. Jason Kelly, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division commander, met with congressional representatives and the South Carolina Ports Authority yesterday to discuss updates to the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project has progressed more quickly than any federal deepening project to date. According to Jim Newsome, president […]