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  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation systems, and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during the district’s second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on August 27, […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has just announced contract awards totaling approximately $14 million. The company’s marine segment has been awarded two contracts from the Army Corps following successful competitive bids to provide dredging services along the Texas Gulf Coast. “We have been actively bidding on several key Texas dredging projects throughout the last quarter and these […]

  • 7 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016.   GLDD Wins $30 Mln Freeport Harbor Contract Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes), the […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives voted on the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA). The legislation passed by a vote of 417 to 3. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement: “As a member of Congress with five ports in my district, it is imperative that we cultivate a process that allows our ports and […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding programs ranging from environmental to flood risk management, dredging the Texas coast and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during a Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 25 at the district’s headquarters building in […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport Commissioners agreed to amend and extend the Memorandum of Understanding with the Panama Canal Authority. Last year, both parties signed the MOU as a joint effort to help promote business between the Canal and Port Freeport for one year. With this renewal, their efforts will be extended for five years. “This partnership is […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing federally funded civil works projects through feasibility studies and construction requires leadership – a skill U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district Project Manager Sharon Tirpak hones while guiding multidisciplinary teams through complex projects that energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters. A marine biologist by trade, Tirpak left the world of research […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is moving forward according to plan. Sodraco SAS, subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, is part of a consortium that has been made responsible for the expansion of the Port of Kingston, Jamaica. For the Kingston dredging program, Jan De Nul mobilizes […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of the Kingston Harbor entry channel has been complete, according to the Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL). The deepening of the channel, performed under phase one of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) expansion project, was finished six weeks ahead of the schedule, reported the KFTL. The company also added that the handover of the upgraded […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging program, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is progressing according to schedule, Jamaica Information Service (JIS) just announced. Being conducted under phase one of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) Expansion Scheme, the project involves deepening of the entry channel and reinforcing the quay at Port Bustamante to allow for access […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 20-26, 2017).   Royal IHC Hands Over Hopper Dredger DASA I Royal IHC has completed delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger DASA I to Dragados Argentinos DASA S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina.   New By-Pass on IJssel River Officially […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 3-9, 2017).   Kingston Harbor Dredging Project Half Way Done The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is now 50% complete, according to the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a year filled with budget cuts, hiring freezes, a reduction in staffing and a government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District worked diligently to increase understanding of the Corps’ mission of providing vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen the nation’s security, energize the economy and reduce risks […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, speaking to a regional gathering of Gulf states harbor pilots, called for a “bias for action and a sense of urgency…for increased U.S. investment in waterways infrastructure and a national strategic policy to prepare and equip U.S. Ports in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Seaboard for increased cargo […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal 2014 (FY14) includes $4.826 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $100 million in unobligated carryover of funding appropriated prior to fiscal year 2013. “The fiscal 2014 Civil Works […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is now 50% complete, according to the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang. Dr Chang said that the works to upgrade the capacity of the KCT’s South Terminal at Gordon Cay, with the main […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District received authorization for construction for the deepening of the Freeport Ship Channel to 55 feet, deepening of the Sabine Neches Waterway to 48 feet and will reauthorize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel for widening and deepening to 52 feet following the U.S. Senate-House joint conference committee’s agreement […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began work on a $14.5 million jetty repair project at the entrance to the Brownsville Ship Channel with scheduled completion in 2014. Jetties, also known as stone breakwaters, minimize wave action along the shoreline and prevent sediment from filling the entrances to ship channels along the Texas […]

  • 18 January 2010

    The Mepa board is due to decide on the reconsideration of its earlier decision not to approve the Freeport’s extension to the west. [mappress] Source: Malta Independent, January 17, 2010;

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Every fall, Chris Ransome & Associates (CRA, Inc.) and Orion Marine Group sponsor an annual seminar to raise awareness for maintenance dredging in ports, harbors and waterways such as the Houston Ship Channel. With more marine construction underway and new docks coming online in Texas, there are many challenges that the private industry of the […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 the enterprises of the Freeport of Riga handled by 26,7% more various cargo than in March 2013, and evaluating the first quarter of this year it is evident that the total cargo turnover has increased by 21.7%. Overall, 9.92 million tons were handled within three months, and it is the most successful […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed its review of the 2012 periodic inspection of the Freeport and Vicinity Hurricane Flood Protection Project, which concluded in an overall rating of unacceptable. The local sponsor, Velasco Drainage District, will host a public meeting June 13 at 6 p.m. at the Lake Jackson Civic Center, […]

  • 26 February 2010

    SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority signed an agreement with Harbour Centre Port Terminal Inc. to develop an area here into a modern industrial port and logistics hub. [mappress] Source:manilastandardtoday,February 26,2010;

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]