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  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress last week, Congresswoman Janice Hahn celebrated the success of her port policy priorities included in the package. The omnibus legislation included Congresswoman Hahn’s provision to boost the funding for the country’s ports out of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). “This is a major victory for our ports, allowing […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Plaquemines Parish plans to build a $1.5 million, 40-acre circular barrier island to protect and help rebuild Cat Island, according to nola.com. P.J. Hahn, Parish Coastal Director, said Tuesday that the Dredging Supply Company of Reserve is expected to help with sediment dredging. Hahn said the state gave Plaquemines Parish $1.2 million for the barrier […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend $14 million on repairs to the damaged San Pedro and Long Beach breakwaters, U.S. Representative Janice Hahn’s office announced on Tuesday. “This is a huge relief,” said Congresswoman Janice Hahn. “I have been fighting for repairs to our breakwater for some time now and I am happy that […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at two separate Congressional hearings, Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) continued her steady advocacy for strong ports by calling for an investigation into recent activity by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and testifying in front of the House Budget Committee for increased port funding in the upcoming budget. At a hearing of the Subcommittee on […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn has expressed her appreciation to the leaders of the House Appropriations Committee for including her request for over $1 billion in port funding in the draft FY 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations bill – a level above and beyond the appropriations target outlined in WRRDA.  Last month, Hahn led 121 of her […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn has renewed a call that she made last month to the Army Corps of Engineers to make immediate repairs to the San Pedro breakwater.  El Niño storms hit the region this week and battered the already damaged breakwater. As long as the breakwater remains unrepaired, it will be vulnerable to breaching and […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn joined her colleagues on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Special Panel on 21st Century Freight Transportation, to unveil the final report of recommendations on the current state of freight transportation in the United Sates and ways to improve and strengthen the U.S. economy through an efficient freight network. “It has […]

  • 4 April 2011

    Sunday was a beautiful day on Coquina Beach — it was full of beachgoers, wildlife, and heavy machinery.   By Robert Hahn (baynews9) [mappress] Source: baynews9, April 4, 2011  

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    An amendment, included in the Energy & Water Appropriations Bill and sponsored by Huizenga-Hahn, stipulates that the federal government is responsible to use the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for dredging of ports and harbors along the nation’s coasts and across the Great Lakes. “Whether it is Grand Haven, Holland, Ludington or Muskegon, these harbors are […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA) and Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX), Co-Founders of the bi-partisan PORTS Caucus were honored with the distinguished American Association of Port Authorities 2013 “Port Person of the Year” award at the association’s annual spring conference in Washington, DC. “I am honored to accept this prestigious award with my friend and colleague, Congressman […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Janice Hahn (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) will be honored on March 19 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 “Port Persons of the Year” during the association’s annual Spring Conference event, March 18-19, at The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Marking its 101st year as the Western Hemisphere’s leading trade […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Villaraigosa joined Geraldine Knatz, Congresswoman Hahn, CM Buscaino, and Colonel Toy (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) in celebrating the completion of the 10-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project. This marks a major milestone in the City and Port’s efforts to remain competitive in the global economy and continue to serve as the nation’s […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recently joined Geraldine Knatz, Congresswoman Hahn, CM Buscaino, and Colonel Toy (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) in celebrating the completion of the 10-year, $370 million Port of Los Angeles Main Channel Deepening Project. This marks a major milestone in the City and Port’s efforts to remain competitive in the global economy and […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA), and Members of the Congressional PORTS Caucus led a letter with 86 total House signatories to the House Appropriations Committee advocating for funding of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). In 2014, Congress passed the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA), which […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) issued the following statement regarding her vote on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013: “I was very pleased to vote in support of the bi-partisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013. This important legislation provides long-needed investment to our nation’s ports, creates good paying jobs and […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) today lauded passage on Wednesday of the House floor amendment to the fiscal 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that increases the Corps of Engineers funding to meet the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) funding target included in the recently enacted Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26. “With the arrival of the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the Port of Los Angeles has proven that it is prepared to handle the next phase in global trade,” […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of Audubon North Carolina, yesterday challenged in federal court the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ approval of a terminal groin for Ocean Isle Beach. The lawsuit claims that the Corps failed to objectively evaluate alternatives to the terminal groin, including those that would be less costly to Ocean […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received separate permit applications to conduct work in waters of the U.S. from a number of private owners along the Manchester Inner Harbor as well as permit applications by two marinas and the Town to dredge and retain some structures in Manchester, Mass. The work, […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers has increased its funding by $2.4 million, bringing to $7.7 million the federal allocation to support a major dredging project in Marina del Rey. Through this project, the Army Corps of Engineers, the County’s Department of Beaches and Harbors, and the Port of Long Beach are collaborating to […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) applauded yesterday a “Dear Colleague” letter to the leadership of the Senate Committee on Appropriations that was signed by 22 senators, urging appropriators to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. That letter, together with a […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kansas owns water storage in 14 federal reservoirs managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. But the storage capacity of those lakes is gradually diminishing, as topsoil from waterways and farms upstream washes into the reservoirs and settles to the bottom. State officials are now trying to extend the life of the eastern Kansas […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Congresswoman Janice Hahn, City Councilman Joe Buscaino and Port of Los Angeles officials broke ground Thursday on a project that will prepare a section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area. The Downtown Harbor “water cut” will create the necessary land and harbor […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has finalized and sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees, urging them to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Plaquemines Parish Government hosted a Dredging Industry Day at the Belle Chasse Auditorium on Thursday, August 14. The parish will be going out to bid on Reach B-2 from Fort Jackson to Venice on vegetated ridge projects in Plaquemines. The project will allow for enhanced flood protection to reduce levee overtopping and the creation of […]