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  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) has been named to the U.S. House conference committee for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act. Regarding this, Congresswoman Corrine Brown made the following statement: “I am pleased to be selected as one of twelve House conferees for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as we work with the […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) supported legislation that will improve the maintenance of harbors and ports in Northern Michigan. “Frankly, this issue is about jobs in Northern Michigan. A lot of communities up here depend on their harbors and ports for shipping and recreational boating. Unfortunately, we’ve seen the money designated for harbor maintenance being spent […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy General Director O.A. Gubina held a working meeting with the Vice -president of the port of Zeebrugge Mr. Vincent De Saedeleer. This meeting was also attended by the representatives of the Association to support the interests of the port of Zeebrugge (Association Port of Zeebrugge Interests), the ICO Terminals stevedoring company and the Belgian- […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A key House committee unveiled legislation that would clear the way for the long-stalled Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act, released today by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, authorizes the final steps necessary to deepen the harbor to accommodate larger ships that will soon transit the Panama Canal. “For […]

  • 20 September 2013

    U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell introduced The Maritime Goods Movement Act for the 21st Century, new legislation that would support the American trade economy and significantly strengthen American ports. The legislation would replace the outdated Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT), which is designed to fund the operation and maintenance of American ports, but currently […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high level delegation from Argentina led by the Vice President, His Excellency Amado Boudou, today visited DP World headquarters in Jebel Ali and was welcomed by Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer, DP World. Accompanied by  H.E. Ruben Caro, Argentina’s Ambassador to the UAE, the delegation comprised Romano Eduardo, Personal Secretary of Vice President, […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, August 15th, U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani, and Port of Tacoma CEO John Wolfe held a press conference at the Bell Harbor Conference Center rooftop deck to announce new legislation that will significantly strengthen American ports, including many in the Pacific Northwest. The Harbor Maintenance Tax, […]

  • 9 August 2013

    In a raid conducted in Kulvanu village under Ghagga Police station on Wednesday night, police arrested seven people for illegal sand dredging. Police also recovered a JCB machine and two trucks used to carry the sand. “The investigation is under process. Farm owner Raghuvir will be arrested soon,” said Ranveer Singh, station house officer, Ghagga […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Rep’s Bill Huizenga, Dan Benishek and Candice Miller, joined by two New York State colleagues, introduced a bill to have the U.S. Corps of Engineers treat the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway as one unit when it comes to dredging makes sense. This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), the master developer of ports and industrial zones, have welcomed a delegation from the Port of Hastings Development Authority (PoHDA), Australia, at ADPC’s site office in Taweelah. It was a first time visit for the PoHDA delegates who were invited on a tour to see the high-tech visitor […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    A group of Great Lakes senators introduced bipartisan legislation to authorize a comprehensive array of programs to protect the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act would address invasive species, speed cleanup of contaminated sediments, protect fragile Great Lakes habitat and improve water quality for the 30 million Americans who get their […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Comparing dredged and undredged sections of the Allegheny River, reduced populations of fish and less variety of aquatic life occurred in areas where gravel extraction took place, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. The researchers investigated navigation pools 7 and 8 near Kittanning and Templeton and published their results in the […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Louise M. Slaughter introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects in the Great Lakes and […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, a coalition of local residents, grassroots environmental and clean-energy activists asked the Oregon Court of Appeals to put the brakes on a Oregon Department of State Lands’ dredging permit that paves the way for the Port of Coos Bay to export dangerous liquefied natural gas (LNG) or coal and other bulk commodities to Asia. […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Reps. Steve Israel (D–NY) and Rosa DeLauro (D–CT) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to protect Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship and Restoration Act will advance the protection and restoration of this key estuary. They were joined by local environmental groups, including the New York and Connecticut […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that his legislation to bolster efforts to maintain commercial river traffic during droughts and floods was approved by the U.S. Senate as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2013. Specifically, the legislation would authorize a study of the entire Mississippi River Basin, for the first time ever, […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The importance of a strong legal framework in building a sustainable business was underlined during a visit by Dubai Courts to DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port recently. Top officials from Dubai Courts led by Dr. Ahmed Saeed Bin Hazim, Director General of Dubai Courts, were welcomed by HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah; Vice Chairman, […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), a master developer and regulator of port and the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), is in Colombo for the opening of the Sri Lankan Trade and Logistics Conference 2013. The conference and exhibition is aimed at demonstrating Sri Lanka’s growing investment in its ports and maritime facilities, its emerging […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) introduced the Recognizing the National Benefits of Flood Protection Act of 2013, HR-1769. The bill would require the Army Corps of Engineers to calculate the national benefits of proposed flood protection projects. “To secure funding for flood protection in this tight fiscal climate, the Corps must understand how important Louisiana’s most […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Organised by Kongsberg Maritime, FEMME is the Forum for Exchange of Mutual Multibeam Experiences. This biennial conference brings together a diverse delegation of Kongsberg Maritime multibeam users, who regard it as one of the most rewarding events of its kind on the calendar. FEMME is a truly global affair – this year 170 people attended […]

  • 23 April 2013

    On Monday, 22 April, a delegation from Brunei visited Deltares to make closer acquaintance with Deltares and to explore possible ways of working together. The delegation was led by Dato Paduka Hj Ali Apong, the Chairman of the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) and Deputy Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office. As well as attracting […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the permanent dialogue with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano visited South Korea to hold discussions with the vehicle carrier market segment and obtain feedback on the future toll structure being developed by the ACP that will go in effect upon completion of […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high-level Spanish delegation led by His Excellency José Manuel Soria López, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, visited Jebel Ali Port and held talks on supply chain efficiencies with officials from DP World, UAE Region, the premier regional marine terminal operator. The Spanish Minister is currently visiting the United Arab Emirates, where he spoke […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The Ogun State Government will station security operatives in strategic locations across the State to curb the menace of illegal dredging. Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru made this revelation at Kara-Isheri in Ifo Local Government Area during an unscheduled visit to the area where illegal dredging had been going on. He explained […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Attorney General Michael A. Delaney and Commissioner Thomas S. Burack of the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services announce that the State has entered into a settlement with Torromeo Industries, Inc. relating to Torromeo’s unpermitted filling of approximately 12.5 acres of wetlands and diverting over a mile of perennial streams at its gravel mine and […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) has applauded the Michigan State House and Senate for the speedy passage and resounding support of the dredging assistance package. The package included assistance to public and private marinas and helped streamline the regulatory process within the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. The package received near unanimous support from […]