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  • 28 July 2010

    “Dredging is underway as we speak,” said Robert Blackburn, the senior deputy executive director of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, based in Philadelphia. On June 22, he spoke of work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deepen the Delaware River channel to 45 feet. The port authority had a leading role in deepening […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) announced that President Obama has included $20 million in his FY2014 budget. “This funding keeps this critical project on pace to completion,” Brady said. “This effort started before I was first elected and I’ve fought for it every year since. I’m proud to say that President Obama and Vice President […]

  • 8 August 2012

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan yesterday joined federal, state and local leaders at the Port of Philadelphia to discuss progress on the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. The River’s deepening is poised to go forward thanks to $29.4 million in new federal funding for the project approved by the House of Representatives. Meehan […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, August 3, the first of a new class of “Neo-Panamax” shipping vessels called the Port of Philadelphia to begin a new phase of transport along the Delaware River.  The MSC Sofia Celeste, an 8,800 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) vessel operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Company, docked at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]

  • 5 August 2011

    As positive signs go, the sight of Pipa and Pepa, the Noosaville maltese shitzus running about on the remnants of Dog Beach, was possibly… (noosanews) [mappress] Source: noosanews, August 5, 2011

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives with Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG) have presented the Chenier Plain Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority (CRPA) with a $50,000 donation to help fund continued operations to protect the Southwest Louisiana coastline. The donation was awarded on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the group’s monthly meeting at the Southwest Louisiana Development Alliance. Senator Blade Morrish attended […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pasay City Mayor Antonino Calixto on Monday clarified that the proposed 300-hectare reclamation project of the City Government will be submitted to the Philippine Reclamation Authority for its approval. In a letter to PRA General Manager Peter Anthony Abaya dated November 4, 2013, Calixto informed the government agency that “we have initiated a process to […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ President Rodrigo R. Duterte has approved the transfer of the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) from the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) to the Office of the President (OP). Under Executive Order No. 74 signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Feb. 1, the transfer of PRA aims “to rationalize the approval process for […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    In line with efforts to upgrade its existing naval facilities, the Philippine Navy (PN) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for bay dredging and other reclamation projects with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), reports the country’s news agency (PNA). Signing on behalf of the Navy was PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad while the […]

  • 28 December 2011

    The Philippine Ports Authority​ (PPA) has opened the bidding process for the P84.48-million dredging project of the Port of Zamboanga. The port authority is also seeking tenders for the expansion of the Port of Matnog in Sorsogon. The PPA said the Port of Zamboanga project involves dredging the berthing and maneuvering areas at the wharf, […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) declared their intention to upgrade several ports in order to improve the country’s cargo volumes in 2012. Raul T Santos, assistant general manager at PPA, said that the upgrading plans are in the pipeline for major ports such as Manila, Batangas, Iloilo, Cagayan de Oro, Zamboanga, General Santos and Davao. […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office was recognized with six awards at the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter’s 2013 Excalibur Awards, June 20, during the annual PRSA Excalibur Awards Gala in Houston. “I am fortunate to have a dedicated staff who, despite the ongoing budget cuts and reduction […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Interim Action Record of Decision (IROD) that specifies the interim remedy for Operable Unit 1: Outfall Ditch at the Terry Creek Dredge Spoil Areas/Hercules Outfall Site. The State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division concurred with the interim remedy decision, EPA said. The major components of the […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Surf City, NC, has moved forward in the next step for the Coastal Storm Damage Mitigation Project by signing the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA). This outlines the roles and responsibilities for both the Federal and Non-Federal Partnership for the construction and subsequent maintenance of the dune structure. The next step is for […]

  • 30 May 2012

      Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) reported an increase in its net income for the first quarter of the year as a result of higher port revenues despite the slight increase in its expenses. In its report, PPA said it earned P1.13 billion for the first three months of the year, up by nearly 30 percent […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has been recognized at the Lloyd’s List Australian Shipping and Maritime Industry Awards in Sydney on 19 November 2015 for its ground-breaking Tidal Model Project. The esteemed annual event recognizes success and achievements by the Australian maritime industry. PPA’s Tidal Model Project won the Logistics and Supply Excellence Award. The award […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has identified 96 reclamation ventures in varying stages of evaluation or approval along with 487 unauthorized projects that the government plans to either seek reimbursement from or take back the lands through forfeiture proceedings. Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the PRA, Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III, said that […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has announced that the Daboase Water Intake-Point dredging project is currently underway. Mr Daniel Moumaalah, Western Regional Manager of GWCL, said that there was heavy siltation in the Intake-Point and the Pra River, the source of water for treatment, thereby, necessitating the dredging. He said the Daboase Water Treatment […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) was urged yesterday by the Militant fisherfolk group Pamalakaya to halt Manila Bay land reclamation program. “We are highly disturbed by the admission of your department that DENR will not be a major obstacle to the reclamation projects to be undertaken by the PRA under the Public-Private […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the South Carolina Ports Authority, which finalizes the responsibilities for both agencies on the upcoming Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project and officially starts the construction phase. A PPA is a legally binding agreement between the federal government and […]

  • 22 March 2010

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/21 March) – The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has earmarked an additional P75 million for the proposed expansion and upgrading of the terminal port in Glan town in Sarangani province within the next two years.Engr. Francisco Belimac Jr., PPA district manager… [mappress] Source:mindanews,March 22,2010;

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council of Northern Mindanao (RDC-X) has endorsed major infrastructure projects proposed by the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) for 2016. The proposed projects are to be implemented in the region by the Port Management Offices (PMOs) of Misamis Oriental/Cagayan de Oro, Lanao del Norte/Iligan, and Misamis Occidental/Ozamiz. The projects seek to improve sea […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has submitted a proposal to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to develop two ports in Iloilo – the Iloilo Port Complex and the Port of Dumangas, an investment estimated to cost over $94 million. In line with the future development needs of Iloilo and the Visayas, ICTSI submitted a […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    At the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and in support of the Government of Puerto Rico, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Defense, and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) took the first steps Sunday toward slowing the erosion of the Guajataca Dam’s damaged spillway.  Keeping the spillway functional is […]

  • 4 May 2012

    According to allAfrica, Intermerc Ghana Limited (IGL) has completed the dredging of the River Pra. The company had a period of six weeks to complete the dredging of the river to allow the free flow of water from upstream to the pumping station. Apart from the completion of the dredging of the River Pra, the […]