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  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a three day workshop on the importance of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Project from January 9-12, 2018.  During the event, Jake Walsdorf, a Galveston District Value Engineering Officer and Architecture Engineering Contract Coordinator, introduced the value engineering study on Sabine-Neches Waterway FY18 O&M project. The study analyzed […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 4-6 March 2014. As one of the five divisions of Transnet Ltd, South Africa’s national transport operator, TNPA is responsible for managing infrastructure […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unanimously approved the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. This approval marks the third Water Resources Development Act approved by the Committee under Chairman Shuster’s […]

  • 22 July 2011

    Addressing the Indonesia International Conference- Focus On Indonesian Economy 2011, APM Terminals Asia-Pacific Regional Director of Portfolio Management, Michael Lund Hansen, noted the impressive recent growth of the Indonesian economy, but cautioned on the need for port and inland infrastructure to keep up with the nation’s development requirements. “Indonesia is not growing at its full […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The accolades keep on coming for Sunshine Coast based business Hall Contracting, with the dredging and civil contracting company having taken out the 2012 Host Employer of the Year award at the Acclaim Apprentices and Trainees awards evening held recently. Hall Contracting Director Cameron Hall said he was delighted to have the company’s efforts recognised […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA ) commenced duties in the new year on 1st January 2013 at a ceremony with Buddhist religious activities held at its Chaithya Premises. Parallel to the event other religious activities were also conducted at Catholic, Muslim and Hindu religious premises at SLPA. At a time several mega port development programmes […]

  • 21 March 2011

      Container traffic into Teesport is steadily increasing and figures show it rose 15% just in the last year. An article recently in the Evening Gazette discussed that Port owner PD Ports is keen to build on this momentum with a multi-million pound expansion of Teesport’s container terminal facilities. The move is part of a wider […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      BHP Billiton Chairman, Jac Nasser, today announced that Mr Alan Boeckmann will retire from the Board and Mr Lindsay Maxsted will be appointed as an independent Non-executive Director, both effective as of today. Mr Maxsted is Chairman of infrastructure company, Transurban Group, and a Non-executive Director of Westpac Banking Corporation, where he is Chairman […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) yesterday announced the latest update from the River Parrett dredging scheme, saying that it’s been a good few days for dredging operations, with high water levels and strong tides. Crews have been working 12 hours a day on the water injection dredging vessel Borr. “They’ve done in a few days what […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY.  During the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd has signed a contract to supply a 200Te Multi-Mode Pre Lay Plough to marine service provider Boskalis N.V. Set for delivery in spring 2020, the Pre Lay Plough comes with SMD’s latest surface control equipment which will be mobilized on the bridge of a Boskalis specialist trenching vessel. The Multi-Mode Pre […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $47 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Nova Scotia this year. Small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will host a public hearing Friday, August 12 at Melvin Price Locks and Dam in Alton, Ill, aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI. The hearing is open to the public and scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. “Anyone with an interest is invited to present their views and suggestions on matters affecting […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Associated British Ports (ABP) are holding a drop-in meeting for the local community and local businesses about the revised plans for the habitat creation project in Welwick and Skeffling. The meeting will be held on Thursday, 14 July from 3pm to 7pm at Skeffling Village Hall. Members of the project team […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of Rhode Island has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to be one of two primary partners, along with Jackson State University, in the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The selection, which could result in funding in excess of $2.5 million, […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos and members of his staff began a statewide introductory tour in Houston March 24 at the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal. As the new Secretary of State, Cascos was interested in learning more about how the Port of Houston contributes to international trade and the Texas […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 13th Annual Patrick Lecture Series, presented by the LSU Coastal Studies Institute and the LSU Graduate School, will be held on April 13-14, 2015. The guest speaker will be Edward B. Barbier, the John S. Bugas Professor of Economics at the University of Wyoming. Dr. Barbier is one of the top 20 cited environmental economists […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve flood defenses in parts of Skipton town center in North Yorkshire are set to start in September and local residents and business owners are being invited to a drop-in meeting to see how it will affect them. Four sites in the town center have been targeted for improvements as part of the […]

  • 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. […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction on the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project continues to move forward according to schedule, Martin County said in its latest project update. The dredgers began sand pumping operations during the first week of February. “Ferreira Construction Southern Division crew members are working around the clock to keep the renourishment project on schedule,” the county said. […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    This month, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow is highlighting Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) success stories throughout Michigan and the importance of federal funding to protect the Michigan’s lakes and waterways. Stabenow yesterday joined Steve Largent, Boardman River Program Coordinator and Trout Unlimited member, and Amy Beyer, Executive Director of the Conservation Resource Alliance, to highlight […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Mayor Antonino Calixto is committed to find common ground with the City Council over the city’s 300 has. reclamation project. He will be meeting with the members of the City Council to thresh out the issues raised by the councilors in Resolution No. 3059 and to find how both parties can move forward. The mayor […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rochester community is receiving $510,000 to deliver the first stage of the town’s flood mitigation plan, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced last week. With Member for Rodney Paul Weller in Rochester, Mr Walsh said stage one of the plan included selecting and designing the most effective flood mitigation works, and upgrading local flood […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) met with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx last week. The meeting consisted of 25 members of the House of Representatives Port Caucus. “Southern Illinois sees a high volume of river traffic due to its placement between the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers,” said Enyart. “It is important that we discuss […]

  • 26 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Roel Ragay Degamo may not be getting all the political support he needs from most elected local government officials in Negros Oriental but his administration has withstood various battles, largely in the political arena, to dispense public service catering to the basic needs of the people. “2013 was a good year for us”, said […]

  • 27 March 2012

    As zeenews.com reports, Kolkata Port Trust has decided to scrap the land reclamation programme for building deep sea port near Sagar Islands in West Bengal for want of enough funds. “We have decided to drop the project, as the shipping ministry was not ready to allot the money for it. They had asked us to […]