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  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announces that $20 million in projects selected for funding have been approved by the CPRA Board in the initial round of the CPRA Parish Matching Program under RESTORE Act. CPRA set aside up to $100 million over a 15-year period from its RESTORE Act Spill Impact Component funds to […]

  • 6 January 2012

    A new generation of massive cargo ships is prompting a number of engineering challenges for port operators…   (knovel) [mappress] Source: knovel, January 6, 2012; Image: pancanal

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an announcement from Governor Cuomo on December 20, a study reviewing sediment and fish testing from the Department of Environmental Conservation confirms that the Hudson River PCB Cleanup is not complete. General Electric’s remediation efforts have not met cleanup goals and the remaining PCB contamination continues to pose a threat to public health and the environment, reports the Hudson […]

  • 7 February 2012

    Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel has provided the Hernando Beach Channel Dredge Project update. This week, staff completed a full assessment of the work remaining with the dredge project (excluding the actual channel dredging pending the provision of a survey by a licensed surveyor). The work is detailed and includes the excavation of a high […]

  • 20 November 2013

    Vice President Joe Biden visited the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal Monday to highlight the importance of ports and the Panama Canal expansion. His next stop is Panama, where he will tour the expansion project, set for completion in 2015. Biden focused on investments in the Port of Houston that have triggered a […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Kissimmee River Restoration project, one of the many ongoing projects currently underway by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District, aimed to restore America’s Everglades, is moving ahead.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement that they are advising boaters […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental report related to the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The comment period for the final environmental impact statement on the Herbert Hoover Dike Dam Safety Modification Study opened, June 3, and will remain […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Peel Ports yesterday named international property and infrastructure group Lend Lease as principal contractor for Liverpool2, its new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be open for business in 2015. Located in the River Mersey, […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Bahamas Prime Minister the Right Honourable Perry Gladstone Christie said Monday that he is in discussions with the operators of the Freeport Container Port, with a view to a possible $250 million expansion of that multi-million dollar facility. He pointed out that this major expansion is expected to result in some one million additional […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Environment, and her delegation yesterday toured the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This scheme, launched in 2014, is strongly focused on improving the operations of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) by introducing cost and time effective dredging methods that will allow them to […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater Project, aimed to repair the $24.9 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, is moving forward. Repair work to the 3,200 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C., Muskegon, MI and includes the placement of armor stone as well as […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Métropole européenne de Lille (MEL) has announced tender for the completion of dredging works in the Port of Lille. The works will be carried out in the area of Wasquehal and further downstream of the Roubaix urban expressway canal to Marcq en Baroeul. The goal of the project is to find a Freycinet navigation template on […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The dredging project near the Port of Vicksburg over the past five years should keep the inland port open even as Mississippi River levels fall, according to katv.com. Warren County Port Commission executive director Wayne Mansfield tells the Vicksburg Post that about $4 million in work completed in 2008 to widen the Yazoo Diversion Canal […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has selected the Hudson River Foundation as the new host for the New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program. The Harbor & Estuary Program, which has worked to protect and restore waterways throughout the New York-New Jersey Harbor for over 25 years, had been located at the […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Martin O’Malley, joined by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and private sector partners from Highstar Capital and Ports America Chesapeake, yesterday led celebration of a new 50-foot-deep berth and four supersized container cranes at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal. The project is part of a larger public-private partnership (P3) agreement that is supporting […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just announced the approval of a planned temporary deviation to the 1981 Lake Kissimmee, Hatchineha and Cypress Interim Regulation Schedule. Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division, approved the planned deviation to raise the regulation schedule to facilitate […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Notice of Intent to Sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. In April 2014, the Corps issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the JAXPORT proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. Johns River from a […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has completed repairs to a 40 meter slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster. The embankment suffered from damage before and during last winter’s flood conditions. This area lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster. The bank slip could have […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. today reported net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2015, of $1.8 million ($0.07 diluted loss per share).  These results compare to a net loss of $1.2 million ($0.04 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “As expected, inconsistent lettings by the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    During this month, Cashman Dredging began the fourth dredging season of the Hudson River Dredging Project for General Electric. The 2013 season follows dredging that took place during 2009, 2011, and 2012. About 50% of the project was completed after the first three seasons, and over 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment have been dredged, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the Port of Long Beach and the Busan Port Authority met this week in South Korea to sign a “sister port” agreement to establish a mutually beneficial exchange of technology, ideas and culture. Both ports face the challenge of modernizing to better serve customers and to reduce their environmental impacts. The ports welcomed […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During this month, OpenIJ will – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – continue working on the walls of the inner lock head and on the flood defenses. Near the outer lock head, OpenIJ is carrying out excavation work for the lock sill cofferdam, reported the Port of Amsterdam. At the inner lock head, OpenIJ […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, speaking to a regional gathering of Gulf states harbor pilots, called for a “bias for action and a sense of urgency…for increased U.S. investment in waterways infrastructure and a national strategic policy to prepare and equip U.S. Ports in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Seaboard for increased cargo […]

  • 19 April 2013

    Waikato Regional Council and Taupō District Council will be undertaking work at Kuratau to replenish the northern part of the beach. Approximately 3,500 cubic metres of sand will be placed on the beach over approximately three days. The beach replenishment work will supplement an earlier placement of 500 cubic metres of sand prior to Christmas. […]

  • 20 February 2012

      WASSP Ltd has announced the appointment of Stefan Richardson as its Development Manager to oversee the company’s multibeam sonar products. WASSP Ltd CEO Gareth Hodson says Richardson has a tremendous amount of experience and passion around marine technology and holds a BSc 1st Class Hons in Marine Navigation with Technology from the University of […]