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  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Patrick yesterday visited Peddock Islands to tour improvements and celebrate Administration’s investment in the Harbor Islands. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts purchased Peddocks Island in 1970. Since its acquisition, the state has been actively developing and improving the island as a historical and recreational resource. In 2010, DCR worked with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Deval Patrick applauded the signing by President Barack Obama of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a bill that provides federal funds to support the $310 million Boston Harbor Dredging Project. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, dredging Boston Harbor will double volumes at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal in South […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The U.S. Patrick Administration announced nearly $1 million in funding to support local climate preparedness efforts to address the effects of coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The funding for this first-ever round of Coastal Community Resilience Grants was made available through U.S. Governor Patrick’s$50 million investment in climate change initiatives and will […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray yesterday broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency. “Investing in infrastructure just […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett announced the second round of funding for two grant programs to address risks of coastal storms and sea level rise, reduce erosion and protect coastal areas from storm damage and flooding through the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM). The grants, available to coastal cities and […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton received three construction bids for the development of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which once constructed, will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. MassCEC received bids from three contractors: Cashman Equipment Corp. of […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Patrick Administration announced nearly $1.3 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. The funding for this  first ever round of Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Pilot Grants was made available through Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Patrick Administration yesterday announced $1.5 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and non-structural approaches, continuing Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in climate change preparedness. Grants were awarded to Chilmark, Gloucester, Plymouth, Salem, Save Popponesset Bay, Inc., Scituate and Westport. “With these grants, […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA is issuing its final approval to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to construct the South Terminal project, a 28-acre marine terminal in New Bedford Harbor, the primary purpose of which will be to provide critical infrastructure to serve offshore renewable energy facilities and accommodate future international shipping. The Commonwealth requested that EPA include the South […]

  • 23 September 2012

    Kaduna State Governor, Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, has called for the dredging of River Kaduna to prevent future flooding. Governor made the call last week after an aerial assessment tour of the affected areas in Kaduna. “The dredging program would provide the right channel for the river to flow easily,” said Yakowa. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Governor Tom Wolf’s Administration yesterday announced grant funding to implement the Muncy Creek Streambank Restoration and Protection Project located in Hughesville Borough and Wolf Township, Lycoming County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a 2019 Growing Greener grant award of $327,284 to the Lycoming County Commissioners for the work. The project will […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, and Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Patrick Murphy recently showcased 33 shoreline resiliency projects in Monroe County that are receiving an estimated $43 million in state funding through Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Patrick Administration announced a grant program to reduce or eliminate risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. These grants, available to cities, towns and nonprofit groups, are part of the Patrick Administration’s $50 million investment in climate change initiatives. “As we face the […]

  • 10 June 2012

    Governor Tom Corbett praised Pennsylvania’s U.S. congressional delegation for their hard work in securing additional federal funding for the dredging of the Delaware River and joining the state’s efforts in continuing this critical project for southeastern Pennsylvania. “By investing in the future of the Port of Philadelphia, we are saving existing jobs and creating tens […]

  • 8 August 2012

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan yesterday joined federal, state and local leaders at the Port of Philadelphia to discuss progress on the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. The River’s deepening is poised to go forward thanks to $29.4 million in new federal funding for the project approved by the House of Representatives. Meehan […]

  • 20 December 2013

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Thruway Authority and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) have closed on a $1.6 billion low interest loan from USDOT’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program to support the New NY Bridge project. The TIFIA loan is the largest in the history […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Patrick F. Welch, an attorney at Jennings Strouss & Salmon, PLC, recently attended the 2014 Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) Plenary Session hosted by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Sonora Governor Guillermo Padrés in Phoenix, Arizona. The theme of the Plenary Session was “Arizona & Sonora: Evolution of a Region”. The semi-annual event serves as a platform […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Commuters on the West Gate Bridge witnessed a spectacular sight early this morning when the purpose built vessel, Zhen Hua 26, passed under the bridge with a 104.5m high new Ship to Shore container crane aboard for delivery to Patrick’s East Swanson Dock terminal. The vessel was guided by two sea pilots as it made […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Zhen Hua 21 was an impressive sight as it entered Fremantle Port’s Inner Harbour two days ago to deliver a new container crane to Asciano’s Patrick Terminal at North Quay. The mega-sized delivery was one of four cranes on board the ship, which has made the long journey from China. Once the crane for […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, have reached a settlement with AVX Corp. for $366.25 million plus interest regarding the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, in New Bedford, Mass. The settlement paves […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Gov. Nikki Haley yesterday vetoed an act protecting SC’s waterways & economic interests. Approved by a 111-0 House vote & then by a 37-0 Senate vote, the act: – Acknowledges DHEC violated existing 2007 state law, issuing an invalid dredging permit when it bypassed the approval of the Savannah River Maritime Commission – Reaffirmed laws […]

  • 18 May 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson was one of 25 business leaders from around the U.S. participating in an economic roundtable discussion led by Governor Rick Scott and Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolis. Anderson took the opportunity to thank the governor and senate president for their leadership in promoting port infrastructure investment during the last two Florida […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott signed into law HB 7065, which provides $32 million, annually, in state funding for the Governor’s $880 million long-term Everglades restoration plan. The $32 million is an historic step forward in restoring America’s Everglades by improving water quality and water flow. The Governor signed the bill as part of a ceremony at […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Yesterday, the S.C. House voted 111-1 to override the Governor’s veto of an act protecting state’s waterways and economic interests. The measure now goes to the Senate where, by a 2/3 override vote of that body, it can become state law. First approved by a 111-0 House vote and then by a 37-0 Senate vote, […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the start of construction work on the small boat harbor breakwall and southern revetment, which is the next phase of the multi-million dollar transformation of Buffalo Harbor State Park. The $3.76 million breakwall and revetment redesign is phase two of the $15 million in improvements provided through the Governor‘s Buffalo […]