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  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Philadelphia has reported a 16 percent in cargo in 2014, marking the fifth consecutive year of double-digit cargo growth along the city’s Delaware River waterfront.  Final cargo figures for 2014, compiled by the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), reveal that 5,950,319 metric tons of cargo were handed at the Port of Philadelphia’s […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015, held on May 19-22, in Singapore, was again the premier meeting place for port, dredging and land reclamation professionals in Asia. The event, organized by Equip Global, incorporated case studies and updates from the latest port dredging projects around the region, bringing the visitors face to face with […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Canals Conference, which visits a different waterway destination around the world each year, took place in Inverness from 19th to 22nd September. The event was organised by the hosts, Scottish Canals, on behalf of Inland Waterways International. The conference was based around Eden Court Theater situated on the banks of the River Ness, […]

  • 14 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of record-breaking container volumes in March and April, South Carolina Ports Authority yesterday celebrated another milestone with the arrival of the biggest container ship ever to call the US East Coast. “The deployment of 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) vessels to East Coast ports marks a new era in the global container shipping […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brownsville, Texas, is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on June 6 to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase. This permit is the latest milestone in the port’s effort to deepen the […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boston Harbor Now will hold their Harbor Use Public Forum later this month, a conversation focused entirely on the future of Boston’s working port.  Jill Valdes Horwood, Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy will present the latest report produced by the planning and policy team: Recommendations for the Future of Boston’s Working Waterfront(2019). During the meeting, the […]

  • 6 December 2010

    U.S. President Barack Obama is focusing on trade and jobs during his current Asian tour. His administration has set a goal of creating two million new jobs for American workers. One way it hopes to do that is by completing a long-delayed free trade agreement with South Korea, and agreements with other countries across Asia […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn’s Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Hon. Dr. Omar Davies, said that the expansion and modernisation of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) remains on stream, with geotechnical work being undertaken. Speaking during Tuesday’s sitting of the House of Representatives, Dr. Omar Davies informed that the three companies, which have been shortlisted to undertake the expansion […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just released a photo of a clamshell dredge working in the Arthur Kill Federal Navigation Channel. The dredge is deepening the Arthur Kill Channel off of the New York Container Terminal, N.Y.C. The project provides for deepening the channel from its confluence with the Kill Van Kull Channel to […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging program, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is progressing according to schedule, Jamaica Information Service (JIS) just announced. Being conducted under phase one of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) Expansion Scheme, the project involves deepening of the entry channel and reinforcing the quay at Port Bustamante to allow for access […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In partnership with Mexico’s Ministry of Transportation, the Organization of American States, and ProMexico, the WEDA (Western Dredging Association) Mexico Chapter will in two weeks turn the attention of the dredging and marine construction industry in the Western Hemisphere to Mexico City and the Centro Asturiano de Polanco. There dredging contractors and manufacturers from across the […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    United States Southeast ports are preparing for the larger vessels that will come calling when the Panama Canal’s third lock is complete in 2015. Port Miami will be the first port of call ready to extend a warm welcome to the post-Panamax ships, with improved infrastructure that will ensure reliable and improved speed to market. […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners is scheduled to vote Monday, June 30, to name Jon W. Slangerup, a veteran corporate executive with extensive experience in global logistics and environmental technologies, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Chief Executive. With the pending expansion of the Panama Canal and the aftermath of the 2008 […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Flemish minister Ben Weyts (Mobility and Public Works) and Dutch minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and Environmental Affairs) yesterday signed a treaty for the construction of the New Lock Terneuzen. The New Lock Terneuzen will improve the access to the ports of Ghent and Terneuzen. Moreover, the new lock will provide a smoother passage of inland […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) has announced that it will host the fifth annual Shifting International Trade Routes on Jan. 19-20, 2012, presented by the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) , and the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). The 1 ½ -day workshop will include presentations by leading industry experts in the field of international […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 includes $59 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. According to Mikulski, the Port of Baltimore is an economic engine for Maryland, supporting thousands of jobs and keeping our economy rolling. “This public investment […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in a lot of projects all over the world in the third quarter of 2016. During this time frame, the Chinese company supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kieldrecht lock in Port of Antwerp, the largest in the world, has been officially inaugurated by His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium. The Lock of Kieldrecht connects the Dock of Deurganck, the tidal dock where container vessels arrive, and the Waasland Canal, the connection with the other docks in the Waasland Port on the left bank […]

  • 22 February 2012

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss met yesterday with Acting U.S. Deputy Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank for a briefing on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) and a tour of the Port of Savannah. “We’ve seen meaningful job growth over the last two years, but getting more Americans back to work means helping more […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after President Barack Obama recently highlighted the need for the nation’s port infrastructure to be upgraded with a visit to The Jacksonville Port Authority: “America’s waterways continue to be robbed of the dollars needed to perform maintenance on infrastructure. For years, I’ve advocated […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and Colombian-based port and terminal operating company, Compañia de Puertos Asociados S.A. (Compas S.A.) have signed a joint venture agreement to jointly manage and operate Compas S.A.’s existing multipurpose Cartagena Terminal. The two companies will jointly invest over $200 million in upgrading and expanding the Cartagena Terminal, including state-of-the-art terminal equipment. The upgrade will […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IQPC’s Dredging & Reclamation USA Summit is a global event that unites port authorities, engineers, port operators, construction companies, dredging contractors, and more in their quest to ensure the profitability and quality assurance of dredging projects. “Hear from thought leaders who will share their expertise from the Port of Miami, Jaxport, Port of New Orleans, […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    As an important part of the New York Harbor dredging project, blasting program in the Kill Van Kull off Bayonne will proceed for at least another three weeks, according to nj.com. This work will be undertaken between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. and no blasting will be performed on Sundays or Federal Holidays. To remove […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District and its regional partners are committed to achieve the vision of a World Class Harbor Estuary. This vision balances economic revitalization of the Port of New York and New Jersey while creating a sustainable environment through comprehensive restoration and protection of public safety. Over the past […]