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  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Diane Finley, Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk, has announced an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Port Dover Harbor in Port Dover, Ontario.  This two year project involves rehabilitation of the concrete decks of the west pier and fishing piers, as well as the concrete parapet on the east basin wall. […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port of Seattle Executive Director Stephen. P. Metruck yesterday officially released the proposed 2020 Budget and five-year capital development and investment plans. Port Commissioners will consider the budget and capital development and investment plans at their November 12 and November 19 public meetings. “The Capital Investment Plan (CIP), which amounts to $3.4 billion over the […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The nature of shipping at Portland Port in Dorset, UK, is changing rapidly; as the cruise business continues to grow, the Port’s cargo customers are also seeing a significant growth in activities and there is an increased use of the port by military vessels. According to the port, this growth in all areas has driven […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Parks announced yesterday that the Black Lake Boat Launch in Morristown, St. Lawrence County is about to undergo major improvements. The boarding dock and other boater amenities will be upgraded with funding from the “I Love NY Waterways” boating fund. Access from the launch is periodically hampered by seasonal changes in the […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ study of potential improvements to the Houston Ship Channel is nearing completion, Port Houston informs.  The study, that began in 2015, has been conducted in partnership with Port Houston and has examined the feasibility and national benefits of various widening, deepening and other improvements for the channel. According to […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working with Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council to reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing. Construction of the extensive improvements to the flood defenses will begin in spring 2016. These works are subject to approval of both funding and […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) has announced the addition of three super-post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes to the terminal. The cranes will be able to accommodate larger vessels and will improve the terminal’s capacity, creating economic growth within the region. “These cranes have significantly improved capabilities. They can accommodate some of the largest vessels that will […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston attended the Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Summer Stakeholder Partnering Forum with local industry members and Corps representatives at Texas A&M University Galveston Campus earlier this week.  During the event, Executive Director of Port of Houston Authority, Roger Guenther, provided remarks on behalf of the Texas Ports Association as well as […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility is currently operating with one lane open during a major improvement project to provide better access for boaters, the Port of San Diego said in its latest release.  After the Labor Day weekend, it will be completely closed from September 5, 2017 through the completion of construction, currently anticipated […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in a major improvement project at Port Elgin Harbor. This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users. This investment at Port Elgin Harbor will involve rehabilitation of the west pier by encapsulating the existing […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    All parties contesting the State election should listen to the majority of Queenslanders who want the Great Barrier Reef protected from fast-tracked industrialization, including mega port expansion, dredging and dumping, announced Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS said the protection of the global icon and the $6 billion tourism industry that relies on it could prove […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Fabian Manning announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at eleven small craft harbors in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. “Since 2006, our Government has continuously made major investments that create opportunities for […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A significant reduction in phosphorus and decreased algae in the Sheboygan River have resulted in a proposal by the Wisconsin Department of Resources to remove one of the beneficial use impairments for the river. DNR is seeking public comments through September 17 on the proposal to remove the “Eutrophication or Undesirable Algae” beneficial use impairment […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in a harbor improvement project at Bayfield Harbor, a development scheme that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. At the Bayfield Harbor this year, work will include the rehabilitation of the […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new tender procedure is now open for the extension of the Garibaldi dock in La Spezia Container Terminal, Contship Italia Group said in its latest announcement. The tender provides the continuation of the development project that involves the Garibaldi area, including executive design, work supervision and bookkeeping and co-ordination of health and safety in both design and execution […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance

                    NMDC Announces Completion of Suez Dredging National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (Jan De Nul‬, Boskalis and Van Oord), has announced the completion of the New Suez Canal project following its successful trial run on Saturday, July 25.   Uljanik […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The California Division of Boating and Waterways has awarded the Port of San Diego a $6.1 million grant from the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund for the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility Improvements Project. The grant will help fund the estimated $9.5 million needed for the project. The project entails improving the launch ramp’s basin […]

  • 31 July 2015

    John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at eleven small craft harbors in New Brunswick.  Funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    John Duncan, the Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at nine small craft harbors in British Columbia.  This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. “The commercial fishing industry provides […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to return the River Ver to its more natural state as it runs through the center of St Albans has been launched, according to the City and District Council. The plan will include significant enhancements to Verulamium Park and the water quality of its artificial lakes. Major improvements will also be made to […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) announced yesterday that it is encouraged by the release of the infrastructure investment outline by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats. According to AAPA, the recognition that ports and waterways play a vital role in the nation’s economy, jobs and supply chain raises hopes for future […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The objective of the Fujian Meizhou Bay Navigation Improvement Project for China is to improve the capacity of the main navigation channel in Meizhou Bay and enhance the management capacity of Meizhou Bay Harbor Administration Bureau (MBHAB). There are two components to the project, the first component being Improvement of main navigation channel. This component […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Hanson has decided to invest €70 million in two new 3,000 cubic meter capacity trailing suction hopper dredgers for its marine aggregate fleet. The company announced that the newbuilds will be the first new aggregate dredgers to be commissioned by Hanson in the UK for more than 25 years. Hanson UK chief executive Daniel Cooper […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new poll of nine Queensland electorates along the Reef coast and South East Queensland has shown the industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef could prove to be a decisive federal election issue, according to the Fight for the Reef campaign. Significantly, nearly half [49.4%] of people polled said they were more likely to vote […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Canada is about to invest more than $10 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at seven Nova Scotia harbors that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. The announcement was made by the Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister […]