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  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Pacific’s updated shoreline master program. The program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 41 acres of floodplain and 1.4 miles of shoreline along the White River in the city. The updated master program combines local plans for […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal has taken yet another step forward toward the completion of the Canal Expansion Program as it begins to fill the Cocoli’s locks, on the Pacific side, following a similar and successful endeavor on the Atlantic side earlier this month. This important step marks the start of a deliberate and methodical phase of […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received an application for a Department of the Army permit for a certain work in Josephine and Jackson County, Oregon. The applicant, Pacific Power, is proposing to discharge dredged material and fill into 3.5 acres of wetlands to create a gravel pad for a new substation and infrastructure. […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The process of removing the cofferdam separating the ocean waters from the Cocoli locks in the Pacific has begun. The process comes as the next step after the Panama Canal in late June began filling the Cocoli’s locks, on the Pacific side, following a similar and successful endeavor on the Atlantic side earlier. The intricate filling […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Nabouwalu Jetty repair work, undertaken by Hall Pacific, has been completed, according to the Fiji Times. This maintenance scheme, worth around $4.2 million, lasted four months and included dredging and civil construction works. Commenting the completion, the company’s managing director, Cameron Hall, said: “Given that the jetty services a range of ferries, fishing and shipping vessels […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. has announced that it has purchased an additional 50 million common shares in the capital of Pacific Infrastructure Inc. at a price of U.S.$1.00 per share for an aggregate investment of U.S.$50 million. This latest investment by the Company in Pacific Infrastructure has been made in connection with a letter of […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    With only one month left to go, preparations for the 2015 Pacific Chapter Meeting are now entering the final phase. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites San Rafael/Marin County hotel from November 4-6, 2015. According to WEDA, this year’s meeting is shaping up to be an extraordinary event, with a great lineup of presentations. […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Taiwan International Ports Corporation will host the 102nd Annual Conference of the Association of Pacific Ports from August 17th – 19th in Kaohsiung. The Corporation Vice President Liou Shy-tzong said that the conference is an opportunity for the seaports officials to gather, exchange and verify information about similar operations around the world, particularly from the […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance (PMTA) kicks off its 40th annual conference today in Port Moresby under the theme “To improve Ports Productivity and Market Challenges”. With technical support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), members of PMTA and ports authority delegates from around the Pacific are meeting to discuss a number of […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved grant financing for a project that is expected to help communities in the Marshall Islands – already vulnerable to recurring drought and flooding – prepare better for the impact of climate change. The Pacific Resilience Project II will receive a $19.6 million grant for the Marshall […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has halted Gateway Pacific Terminal permitting process following careful evaluation of the project. After taking in consideration all the information available on the project, Seattle District Commander Col. John Buck has determined that the potential impacts to the Lummi Nation’s usual and accustomed (U&A) fishing rights from the proposed […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth around $4m for its well severance, platform and FPSO decommissioning services in the Asia Pacific region. The contracts have been awarded by Premier Oil in Indonesia; Chevron, through Baker Hughes, in the Gulf of Thailand; BHP, through Fugro, in Western Australia and by […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representative Peter DeFazio has joined a letter led by Representative Rick Larsen sent to the Director of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Shaun Donovan urging the agency to increase funding for small ports in the Pacific Northwest in their FY 2017 budget proposal. In the letter, members urge OMB to consider the needs of […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has announced that the WEDA Pacific Chapter 2016 conference will be held in San Diego, CA. The conference will take place at the Embassy Suites San Diego Bay – Downtown Hotel from Wednesday, October 19th, to Friday, October 21st, 2016. Wednesday session will include Corps/Industry Meeting starting from 1-3 PM, followed by the Ports Meeting 1-3 PM […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Lt. Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District Commander, recently attended the Association of Pacific Ports (APP) winter conference at Ko’olina on Oahu and presented a briefing called, the “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Your Partner in the Pacific.” Guttormsen updated the Association with the latest information on the Corps’ Civil […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced that the WEDA Pacific Chapter 2015 conference will be held in San Rafael, CA from Wednesday November 4th to Friday November 6th, 2015. Wednesday session will include Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2015/16 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 3-5 PM. Thursday’s agenda will consist of technical […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Carried to its final destination on self-propelled motorized wheel transporters (SPMTs) with more than 400 wheels each, the first gate for the new locks in the Pacific side was installed earlier today, marking another important milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Overall, the Canal expansion is currently 85 percent complete. This gate, located in […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The three agencies gathering public comment on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point have modified the speaker selection process at two upcoming public meetings to accommodate high public interest. People interested in speaking at the verbal comment sessions in […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Asia-Pacific Dredging Summit will be taking place in Singapore on the 23rd and 24th November 2016.  This event will present solutions from dredging experts with in-depth examination of indispensable dredging strategies for efficient project management and overall operational success. Also, viable practices and techniques conducted by ports to help promote more efficient dredging operations will be discussed […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea excavation specialist KDM Marine International is set to develop its business within the Asia Pacific region. Members of the KDM Marine team, which is part of the James Fisher Group, will be exhibiting at OSEA 2014 in Singapore from December 2nd to 5th at Stand BG3-06 alongside its fellow group company Fisher Offshore. […]

  • 3 October 2011

    BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy today announced that it has secured a major port study – The Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 (HKP2030) commissioned by the Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau. The Study is a key element in […]

  • 7 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Guam may have been identified last week as an upcoming hub for U.S. national security in the Asia-Pacific region, but one Guam group feels dredging of the Apra Harbor for military projects isn’t necessary to fulfill that goal. [mappress] Source: Pacific Daily New, February 8, 2010;

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2020 Conference is set to take place at the Motif Hotel in Downtown Seattle from Wednesday, October 28th to Friday, October 30th 2020, according to the Western Dredging Association. Presentations on all aspects of dredging and disposal, navigation structures, environmental restoration, and related topics specifically relevant to West Coast issues […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific recently started work on the Plantation Island channel dredging project in Fiji. The works began in early June and are expected to be completed by 29 June 2018. Hall Pacific CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredging works will enable vessels greater access to Plantation Island and are a […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded nearly $900,000 in grants to strengthen state, tribal and local government capacity in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to protect and restore wetlands. These Wetland Program Development Grants provide tribes, interstate agencies and local governments with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal and local wetlands programs. “Healthy wetlands provide important […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Washington’s export economy and the future of the Port of Seattle are bound together, as they have been for over a century. Port leaders will be convening events with some of their most important clients across the region this week to promote the Pacific Northwest exports. “As an engine for economic growth for the whole […]