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  • 25 January 2012

    APM Terminals was presented with The Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award for 2010-2011 by the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association last Friday, as the APM Terminals’ operations in the United States were cited for Signal’s highest award. The Halpin Award is given in special recognition of the Signal Member company which has best exemplified the […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick experienced record volumes in calendar year 2011 and handled 26.1 million tons of cargo, an additional 1.1 million tons, or a 4.3 percent increase. In Savannah, the Authority handled a record 2.95 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers, an […]

  • 30 December 2011

    The expansion of the Panama Canal has created a highly competitive environment between US ports on opposing coasts. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California are the most active shipping ports in the United States and serve as the integral link between Asian goods and the America marketplace. But as the Panama […]

  • 12 October 2011

    APM Terminals’ Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network observed its 5th annual Global Safety Day on October 12th with the participation of 24,000 employees at the company’s facilities around the world. Each facility will organize their safety day activities around local challenges, concerns or issues. In some cases the program will consist of an […]

  • 10 October 2011

    Dredging of the Main Channel and a key turning basin for ships in the Port of Long Beach has been completed, marking a major milestone in an ongoing $40 million project by the Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve navigation and the environment in the harbor. The project has provided a […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Public officials and maritime industry leaders joined together at the Port of Oakland to call on Congress to release funds collected from California’s port customers to improve maritime infrastructure, create jobs and preserve California’s role as an international trade leader. “California’s future as a global leader depends on much needed job creation and economic growth. […]

  • 14 September 2011

    California beach towns could face hefty economic losses caused by sea level rise in the next century, according to a new state-commissioned study conducted by economists at San Francisco State University. The study forecasts the economic impact of sea level rise on five communities: Ocean Beach in San Francisco; Venice Beach and Malibu in Los […]

  • 25 April 2011

      EMCOR Group, Inc., a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its Dynalectric Los Angeles subsidiary has been awarded a contract to install the electrical systems for the Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project, Piers D, E, and F, at the Port […]

  • 15 April 2011

    Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors officials have been in talks with Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, Los… By Taylor Hill (thelog) [mappress] Source: thelog, April 15, 2011  

  • 24 March 2011

    APM Terminals’ Pier 400 Los Angeles facility, the largest container terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, was awarded First Place for the fourth consecutive year in the Pacific Maritime Association’s Coast Accident Prevention Awards ceremony in the category of Terminal Operations, Group A, representing terminal operations with one million or more man‐hours worked in 2010. APM Terminals Tacoma […]

  • 23 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals operates a global network of 50 con¬tainer terminals and 120 inland facilities in 64 countries. During 2010, APM Terminals continued to focus on de¬velopment in emerging markets and portfolio manage¬ment to improve performance. The integration of inland activities into APM Terminals was a strategic step de¬signed to strengthen and expand client services. Equally […]

  • 2 February 2011

    A shipyard may be coming to the Port of Los Angeles, but exactly where it will be located remains to be seen. The Los Angeles City Council… By Art Marroquin (mercurynews) [mappress] Source: mercurynews, February 2, 2011;

  • 13 December 2010

    A campaign by Gambol Industries to build a $50 million shipbuilding and repair business at the Port of Los Angeles may be torpedoed this … By Art Marroquin (presstelegram) [mappress] Source: presstelegram, December 13, 2010;

  • 11 October 2010

    Fundamental shifts in global trade patterns present a growing challenge to Long Beach and Los Angeles as they seek to maintain their coveted… By Kristopher Hanson (presstelegram) [mappress] Source: presstelegram, October 11, 2010;

  • 3 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation –  the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2010. Commentary Douglas B. Mackie, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Great Lakes had a […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    USACE announces invitation for bids, for maintenance dredging of  San Diego Harbor and Ballast Point. Project consists of dredging the approach channel of San Diego Harbor to a depth of -55 ft. MMLW, approximately 100,000 cubic yards. Option item to dredge approximately 27,000 cubic yards from the Ballast Point Coast Guard Station, design dept of […]

  • 30 June 2010

    As the shores of Biloxi, Miss., took their turn being slimed by oil Monday, Mississippi officials including Gov. Haley Barbour slammed the…   [mappress] Source: Los Angeles Times, June 30, 2010;

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), the ‘Recognized Center of Dredging Excellence’ hosted with Texas A & M University (TAMU), their Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference. It was held in San Juan Puerto Rico June 6-9, 2010. The Goals and Objectives of Western Hemisphere Conferences are to promote the exchange of information related to Dredging, Navigation, […]

  • 14 June 2010

    City, port and army folks joined together on Pier F at the Port of Long Beach on a gray Tuesday morning last week to celebrate the movement of mud from the bottom of the Port of Long Beach main channel to an empty slip at the ITS terminal on Pier G. Although the ceremony officially […]

  • 29 April 2010

    SAN DIEGO — The last time Mission Bay Channel was dredged, Los Angeles was hosting the Olympic Games, Apple just introduced the Macintosh computer, and Robert Duvall won an Academy Award for best actor in “Tender Mercies.” A lot of water has rushed in and out of Mission Bay since… [mappress] Source:thelog,April 29,2010;

  • 26 April 2010

    Marsa Al Nejoum Real Estate has unveiled the master plan of its waterfront Nujoom Islands project in Sharjah. The firm is the UAE-based development arm of master developer Al Hanoo Holding.The agreement has been signed with Los Angelesbased design firm Creative Kingdom… [mappress] Source:emiratesbusiness,April 26,2010;

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Luzon legislators and local officials on Friday thrown their support to an $1 million flood mitigation project which seeks to curb flooding in Pampanga and Bulacan, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The meeting was presided by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, upon receiving information that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on a proposed legal agreement with the Port of Port Angeles for cleanup of the K Ply site. People can learn more about the proposal during an Oct. 22 presentation and open house. It will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Olympic Medical Center in […]