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  • 15 May 2012

    Civic, port and industry leaders gathered Monday on the docks of the Port of Long Beach to launch a pioneering project to build a highly advanced terminal that will feature the most modern and clean technologies available to move cargo. Marking the occasion with the driving of a commemorative “golden pile,” part of the foundation […]

  • 15 May 2012

    With Congress considering drastic cuts to national clean water protections, and rivers nationwide facing threats from natural gas drilling, pollution, and new dams, American Rivers today released its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®. American Rivers named the Potomac River, known as ‘the nation’s river’ as it flows through the capital, the most endangered […]

  • 15 May 2012

    According to The Express Tribune, Rs3 billion has been pledged by the government for the completion of a link road connecting Gwadar to Upper Sindh and Punjab. Dr Nadeem ul Haq, the Planning Commission of Pakistan’s Deputy Chairman, said the federal government will prepare a “master plan for coastal development.” Dr Haq said Gwadar would […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc., in the amount of $2,687,000 for maintenance dredging of the lower reach of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s (GIWW) Channel to Victoria in Calhoun County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 985,000 cubic yards of material using a […]

  • 8 May 2012

      Before government engineers can deepen one of the busiest seaports in the US to accommodate future trade, they first need to remove a US$14 million obstacle from the past – a Confederate warship rotting on the Savannah River bottom for nearly 150 years, the Post Courier reports. Confederate troops scuttled the ironclad CSS Georgia […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) has amended the allowable level of turbidity in two out of six sites in Gladstone Harbour following an application by Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC). EHP’s Environmental Services Gladstone Regional Manager Don Arnold said the decision to amend turbidity levels, which regulate dredging activity, had been based on […]

  • 2 May 2012

      Conservation Volunteers Australia has planted more than 6500 trees from Blue-Gums to Casuarinas in a 19,000 tree revegetation project in Gladstone. Funded by the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project, the mass tree planting exercise is part of the LNG industry’s commitment to minimise their environmental footprint during the construction of the bund-wall at […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The Moerdijk Port Authority and the Port of Rotterdam Authority are changing their existing incidental collaboration into a structural commercial and operational collaboration. The aim is to strengthen the national and international competitive position of the two ports. Hans Smits, President and CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority: “Collaboration with Moerdijk fits well in […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Latest monthly water quality testing in Port Curtis have continued to find no evidence to link water quality with any adverse impacts on fish health. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) today released the results of February and March water sampling in Gladstone Harbour. Director-General Andrew Chesterman said the monthly monitoring program, which […]

  • 2 May 2012

    A delegation from the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in conjunction with the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), representing Jordan’s Port of Aqaba, the second-largest container port on the Red Sea, is actively seeking to build ties with the Iraqi business community in order to promote Aqaba as the preferred gateway for goods on their way to […]

  • 1 May 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has announced it has approved licences for ABP Southampton for works and associated dredging at berths 201 and 202 at the port of Southampton. Southampton is in an excellent strategic position close to the main international shipping lanes and less than 100 nautical miles from mainland Europe. The port serves […]

  • 1 May 2012

    The Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) has initiated an ambitious proposal to desilt the Getalsud reservoir. ”We have forwarded a proposal to carry out desilting of Getalsud Dam to the drinking water and sanitation department. Since the dam falls under their jurisdiction, JSEB would need a formal go ahead. Once a formal approval is obtained, […]

  • 27 April 2012

    The dredging work at the Stornoway Harbour is being carried out over a six week period, according to Stornoway Gazette. This project includes the area of the harbour around Cromwell Street Quay as part of the enabling works for the Inner Harbour Regeneration Project and also aroundaround Esplanade Quay, both sides of No.2 Pier and […]

  • 27 April 2012

    According to jis.gov.jm, the Government has decided to take the necessary steps towards the implementation of three major infrastructure works, which are critical to the country’s future development. The three projects are the North-South link of Highway 2000; the Gordon Cay Container Transshipment Hub; and the Fort Augusta Terminal. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Regional producers are set to be major beneficiaries of the $1.2 billion expansion of the Port of Melbourne announced by Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Ports Denis Napthine on Tuesday. Dr Napthine said the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock and the expansion of the existing container terminals at Swanson Dock […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu announced a $1.2 billion re-development of the Port of Melbourne which will create 2,600 jobs and enhance the economic future of the state. Mr Baillieu said the centerpiece of the project would be the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock while infrastructure upgrades at Swanson Dock would increase […]

  • 26 April 2012

    In 13 episodes of 20 minutes, the expansion of the port of Rotterdam will hit regional television this year. Sebastiaan Labrie, well-known on Dutch TV as a survivor in Expeditie Robinson and most recently, a traveller in Panamericana Road Trip, presents the series. He plays with giant cranes and sand and of course, he knows […]

  • 26 April 2012

      The quay wall of Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG), one of the first clients on Maasvlakte 2, is now protected against propeller wash when container giants moor. Very traditional Dutch fascine mats of willow branches were woven together for this purpose in March. These fascine mats protect the bed and quay walls of the port […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Plans to dredge the Eastpoint Channel have hit another snag, according to Oyster Radio News. Dredging the channel has been a local priority for years, but the project has never happened because of funding problems and environmental concerns. The channel hasn’t been dredged now in over 20 years and the channel is so shallow even […]

  • 25 April 2012

      The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority appointed Leonard D. Waterworth as Executive Director of the Port Authority at its regular monthly meeting yesterday. Waterworth was appointed interim executive director Jan. 30, 2012. Port Commission Chairman James T. Edmonds said that the Port Authority is fortunate to have someone with Waterworth’s unique […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The recently established G6 Alliance has added direct service Gothenburg, Sweden to its weekly Far East/Europe port rotation with the first vessel call of the APL Finland at APM Terminals Gothenburg, the busiest container facility in Scandinavia. The G6 Alliance was created in December 2011 through the consolidation of the New World Alliance member lines […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Chinese shipping giant COSCO is interested in investing in Croatia’s main Adriatic port of Rijeka. COSCO chairman Wei Jiafu said: “It is interesting for us in terms of (getting a) concession to manage Rijeka port, on the northern Adriatic coast.” He spoke after a COSCO delegation met with the Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic to discuss […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract to Manson Construction Co., in the amount of $3,234,150 for maintenance dredging of the Sabine Pass Outer Bar and Bank Channel, Texas. Hopper dredge BAYPORT will remove approximately 2.6 million cubic yards of sediment from the Sabine-Neches Waterway Entrance Channel beginning in mid May […]

  • 23 April 2012

      The Port of Los Angeles welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Thursday as part of her visit to Los Angeles to celebrate Earth Day and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the EPA’s Clean Water Act. During her visit to the Port, she observed fifth-grade students aboard a “floating environmental science […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission unanimously adopted a five-year strategic plan for the Port of Los Angeles for 2012- 2017. The plan focuses on three key result areas, or KRAs – competitive operations, strong relationships and financial strength. It maps out the Port’s priorities, objectives and various initiatives for developing infrastructure, enhancing overall competitiveness, growing […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye launched a $250 million construction project to boost economic development in New York Harbor. The project involves digging a new water transmission main – called a siphon – between Staten Island and Brooklyn that will allow for the removal of two existing tunnels that […]