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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Competition for market share of inbound shipping remains fierce among U.S. ports, especially as the east coast gears up for an expanded Panama Canal and trade flows continue to shift among developed and emerging countries, according to Jones Lang LaSalle’s fourth annual seaport report. As reported in the firm’s earlier studies, commercial real estate surrounding […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began a five-month, $6.5 million maintenance dredging project May 2, 2012 when a clamshell dredge started removing up to 350,000 cubic yards of material in an effort to restore safe navigation to federal channels in lower Newport Harbor. The contractor, R.E. Staite Engineering of San Diego, Calif., will operate […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners appointed Jean Banker as Deputy Executive Director at a January Port Board meeting (Jan. 12, 2012) and Chris Chan as Director of Engineering during the December 15, 2011 Port Board meeting. Both are Port employees who were promoted from within the organization. Mr. Chan’s official start date was December […]

  • 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. […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and Senator David Vitter (R-LA), EPW Committee Ranking Member, released highlights of the bipartisan, bicameral agreement that was reached late last week on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report. The WRRDA conference report was filed yesterday and is […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, recently announced the 2013 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: – The WEDA […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Samples taken from Port Angeles Harbor show toxic contamination spread throughout the marine environment near the former Rayonier Mill site. Yesterday, the Department of Ecology released a report that summarizes data collected about contamination on part of the mill site. The Marine Data Summary Report details the amount and type of contamination in the marine […]

  • 7 September 2011

    At the island’s south end, many dune walkovers no longer span dunes. The dunes and their sea oats are gone.. By Edward Fennell (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, September 7, 2011;

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Eliot Engel yesterday urged USACE to swiftly review the Chief’s Report on the flood risk management for the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake River Basins in the Village of Mamaroneck, NY.   The federal representatives said that without progress on this project residents and business owners […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment

    Earlier this week, Straatman BV successfully completed the production of two bow couplings for their customer Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD). This installation is designed for efficient beach and land reclamation and it realizes the connection between ship and floating hose line. The bow discharge installation consists of the following main parts: – […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Ecology yesterday released a report that summarizes data collected about contamination on part of the Port Angeles Rayonier Mill site. The Upland Data Summary Report details the amount and type of contamination on the land portions, called the “upland,” of the study area. This report, along with data about nearby marine areas, […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Placing of gravel and cobble on the seaward shore of Ediz Hook was started by a Port Angeles construction company last week. The prospect of the undertaking is to oppose and mitigate the effects of erosion. Bruch & Bruch Construction Inc. of Port Angeles intends to place 50,000 tons of material on the sand spit […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking comments through April 18 on a proposed agreed order for cleaning up the Western Port Angeles Harbor site. Toxics Cleanup Program regional section manager Rebecca Lawson said: “Entering into this agreed order will be a critical step toward cleaning up Port Angeles Harbor, and supports the broader […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Just weeks before the expected completion of a $36 million beach nourishment project, Hurricane Irene may have chewed away as much as 25 … By Erin James (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, September 8, 2011;

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on the city of Port Angeles’ recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Ecology will accept public comment on Port Angeles’s proposed shoreline program through […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monroe County has just completed repair works on the dock next to the boat ramp at Harry Harris Park in Tavernier. The dock was stripped down to the pylons, the old decking was removed and the support structure was repaired. The County also is working on two boat ramp projects. On June 20th, construction work […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Representative Eliot Engel yesterday announced that they were successful in securing an authorization for the Mamaroneck-Sheldrake River project in the Water Resource Development Act (WRDA). The project, once complete, will include the construction of retaining walls and a diversion culvert, and will enable the deepening […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has issued final versions of two reports and a response to recent public comments on results of a large-scale sediment sampling study in Port Angeles Harbor. Ecology began the study in 2008 as part of the state’s Puget Sound Initiative to restore the Sound’s health by 2020. Ecology finalized […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne BlueView, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology added two new options to its mini M Series 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar, lightweight and built-in 10° down-angle. The new lightweight model reduces the M Series weight by 30% to 3.4 lbs. in air with near neutral buoyancy in water. The new M […]

  • 17 February 2011

    Black Ball Transport may receive eight million dollars in bonds to help renovate the company’s dock on the Port Angeles waterfront…   (konp) [mappress] Source: konp, February 17, 2011;

  • 7 March 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology extended the public comment period on two draft reports detailing the results of a large-scale sediment sampling effort in Port Angeles Harbor. The comment period, which began Feb. 23, was extended to a 90-day comment period from a 30-day comment period and will now end on May 22, 2012. Rebecca […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    MarineSpace Ltd., together with its partners, has entered into an agreement with the Peel Ports Group to update the environmental baseline documents for the Mersey and Medway estuaries in accordance with the Maintenance Dredging Protocol. The updated baseline documents will also include information to support Habitats Regulations Assessments (HRAs) and Marine Conservation Zone Risk Assessments (MCZ RAs) […]