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  • 27 November 2013

     TOC Events has confirmed that Mr Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer of DP World will deliver the opening keynote address at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. With more than two decades of experience in the transport and […]

  • 7 March 2011

    WEDA Board of Directors recently approved the establishment of an Annual WEDA Environmental Award. This Award will be presented to whoever, in the opinion of the WEDA Environmental Commission, has: “Promoted communication and understanding of environmental issues and stimulated new solutions associated with dredging and placement of dredged materials such that dredging projects, including navigation and […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) biological opinion of the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet stabilization project concluding that while project activities will affect piping plovers, the project will not jeopardize the continued existence of this species. The biological opinion, developed to fulfill the […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2018, saying that the district awarded about 1,360 contracts worth more than $328 million in fiscal year 2018. “I am very proud of the teamwork that was on display as we concluded the fiscal year, as […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    TOC Events announced that Mr. Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer of DP World, is confirmed to give the opening keynote address at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. With over two decades of experience in the transport and […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, Port of Palm Beach and the local Harbor Pilots Association, achieved a victory when they received approval to release the final Integrated Feasibility Report for the Lake Worth Inlet study. This significant milestone was achieved after the report was presented to Corps […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP), the custodian of Bahrain’s rich maritime legacy, is gearing up to host the World Maritime Day (WMD) Parallel Event scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th October, 2012. Based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic” preparations are underway to organise maritime […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has received the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) biological opinion of the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet stabilization project concluding that while project activities will affect piping plovers, the project will not jeopardize the continued existence of this species. The biological opinion, developed to fulfill the […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority Executive Director, Roger Guenther, in his first meeting since being named to the post, characterized January’s numbers as “a very exciting start to the new year” with operating revenue of more than $20 million. Guenther cited across-the-board increases in all major areas of cargo as the driver behind a 3-million-ton […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour has recorded significant increases in traffic in the first six months of the year, as activity within the energy sector generally and the North Sea in particular continues to rise. Continued growth in the oil and gas sector was reflected in the increase in support vessels that used the port over the first […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the customary meeting with the Port Customers and other stakeholder the Chairman JNPT, Shri L. Radhakrishnan announced that the JN Port handled 64.50 million tonnes of total cargo during the financial year 2012-13 retaining its position as the top-most in India for solid cargo and improving its position from third to second in India […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama toured the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal last week and spoke to a crowd of more than 500 on the importance of growing the nation’s economy through increased exports. “This is one of the busiest port complexes in the entire world,” President Obama told the crowd following a tour of the Napoleon Avenue […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ongoing cleanup of the lower Fox River – the largest removal of contaminated sediments ever attempted anywhere – is a momentous project, but it is also part of a larger story, environmental officials said. Major efforts are underway to restore near-shore fisheries and wildlife habitat in the lower bay of Green Bay; innovative approaches […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt highlighted his support for several key provisions passed in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The bill authorizes critical funding for the operation of the inland waterways, ports, and harbors and passed in the Senate yesterday. Blunt co-chairs the bipartisan Senate Mississippi River Caucus, serves on the Senate Appropriations […]

  • 23 July 2012

    In a milestone highlighting the intensive and full scale tests being carried out before the September 1st launch of Khalifa Port, the only semi-automated container terminal in the region, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and its port operator Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), have announced the historic arrival of the first-ever commercial container vessel to call […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    KSA pushes ahead with maritime investment programme as demand drives need for increased capacity – key projects to be showcased at Seatrade Middle East Maritime 2012. Saudi Arabia’s vision for maritime sector growth will be highlighted at Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) 2012 as the Saudi Ports Authority and King Abdul Aziz Port together plan […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    With a $10 million TIGER grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Duluth Seaway Port Authority embarks on an exciting new project along Duluth’s waterfront – undertaking a major adaptive reuse and redevelopment project on Garfield Pier (Dock C&D) that will not only re-establish the dock’s structural integrity, but also connect the 28-acre site […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Underwater noise and other forms of energy 1. Identify and review existing data and monitoring methods on underwater noise The work should be based on a review of experiences within MS for different sources and the knowledge within the scientific community in this field. It should be related to the two identified indicators in the […]

  • 28 May 2010

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will consider authorizing $2.7 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform critical dredging of the channels adjacent to PHA’s Turning Basin and Barbours Cut docks, on Tuesday, June 1, beginning at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, located […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Jaime Herrera Beutler led a joint letter to Columbia River Crossing Director Nancy Boyd yesterday highlighting the economic consequences of limiting navigation on the Columbia River, and seeking answers on potential costs to taxpayers if the bridge height limits certain river users. The letter was signed by Jaime, Reps. Doc Hastings, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has long included support for Inland Electronic Navigational Chart (IENC) products in the software and has been closely involved and supportive of the Inland ENC Harmonization Group’s (IEHG) work. CARIS S-57 Composer and CARIS HPD, the desktop and database solutions for electronic chart production, support the creation of the full range of IENC and […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, engineer Jorge Luis Quijano, with 36 years of experience at the waterway and who has been in charge of key projects such as the Expansion Program, became the third Panamanian Canal Administrator. Quijano was sworn in as Administrator for a seven-year period before Minister for Canal Affairs and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board Chairman, […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    WASSP Ltd has today announced the expansion of the company’s senior management with the appointment of Ian McDonald as General Manager. The role is a newly created position and will see Mr McDonald overseeing WASSP’s international sales & marketing strategy for their multibeam sonar products. Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, Mr McDonald has vast experience in […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 20 November 2012

    As General Electric wraps up its Hudson River dredging project for the year, a report that shows the process is effectively removing toxic PCB pollution and highlights the need to expand the scope when it resumes next year in order to capture large pockets of contamination that are currently not slated for cleanup. As GE […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    As a global market leader for dredging and wet mining vessels and equipment, and a reliable supplier of custom-built ships and products for offshore construction, IHC Merwede will be among the leading exhibitors at SMM 2012. The biennial international trade fair for Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology will take place in Hamburg from 4 to […]