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  • 8 May 2012

    A proposed project to remove 50,000 cubic yards of material from a tidal marsh took an important step here April 30 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented and sought public input on the project’s environmental assessment. “This project will restore channels that have shoaled in and restore tidal circulation within the marsh,” said […]

  • 8 May 2012

    “It’s not the fences that matter, it’s the gates,” Dave Gibson told attendees at the U.S. International Border and Water Commission collaborative meeting held here April 19 at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Gibson, executive director of the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, was not talking about the international border fence […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is hoping to raise Rs 2,000 crore from the low-cost tax-free bonds window in the current fiscal year. “We have written to the government for raising Rs 2,000 crore by issuing the tax-free bonds during 2012-13,” Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust chairman L Radhakrishnan stated. According to him, the port will […]

  • 7 May 2012

    José Muniz Rebouças, the chairman of state port authority Codeba, said that the Aratu port in northeastern Brazil’s Bahia state is planning at least 685mn reais’ (US$357mn) worth of investments in port expansion works this year. Two groups have presented project studies for the lease, which Codeba is currently analyzing, Rebouças said, adding: “We aim […]

  • 7 May 2012

    EPA has approved additional field investigations requested by the General Electric Co. (GE) at the Fletcher’s Paint Works and Storage Facility Superfund Site in Milford, New Hampshire. GE’s contractor, Arcadis US Inc. began these investigations in April 2012. These activities will continue for approximately three months. Implementation of these field investigations will result in additional […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Oman’s Ministry of Transport and Communications has awarded a commercial bid representing investment of OMR 55 million ($143 million USD) to more than double the Port of Salalah’s general cargo handling capacity. The project will increase dry bulk cargo handling capacity to 20 million tons and liquid cargo to over six million tons annually. The […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Extensive testing of sediment in Port Curtis has confirmed that dredging is not contributing to poor health of fish in Gladstone Harbour. The Director-General of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Chesterman released the results of sediment sampling from 31 sites in Port Curtis during February and March 2012. “These results show that […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has received confirmation from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) that some trigger values for turbidity will be raised. The decision comes after an extensive review of additional data by the regulator to better reflect the background turbidity levels. Naturally occurring turbidity prior to dredging commencing was analysed to […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Jaime Herrera Beutler led a joint letter to Columbia River Crossing Director Nancy Boyd yesterday highlighting the economic consequences of limiting navigation on the Columbia River, and seeking answers on potential costs to taxpayers if the bridge height limits certain river users. The letter was signed by Jaime, Reps. Doc Hastings, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2012, of $6.3 million ($0.23 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net income of $1.5 million ($0.06 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. “Despite the challenges […]

  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, and City of Seattle officials will meet with Corps headquarters officials May 7 for the Elliott Bay Seawall General Investigation study’s Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM. “This is a major milestone in the Corps’ Civil Works study process,” Seattle District Commander Col. Bruce A. Estok said. “This is […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The Florida Ports Council, representing Florida’s 15 public seaports, has recognized Florida World Trade Month 2012, to increase awareness about the importance of international trade as a major contributor to job creation and corporate growth. More than half of Florida’s nearly $150 billion in international trade comes through Florida’s ports, making international trade and growing […]

  • 2 May 2012

    A delegation from the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in conjunction with the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), representing Jordan’s Port of Aqaba, the second-largest container port on the Red Sea, is actively seeking to build ties with the Iraqi business community in order to promote Aqaba as the preferred gateway for goods on their way to […]

  • 1 May 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet today at 9:30 a.m. at the State House Senate Chambers, third floor conference room, 1100 Gervais Street in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes continued committee discussion regarding the issuance of emergency orders and the use of sandbags to protect coastal property. There will be a […]

  • 29 April 2012

      After 2 years of the Hudson River dredging, crews from the Environmental Protection Agency will be returning to the river this season. The EPA was originally scheduled to finish their review of the PCB contamination and cleanup by the end of this month, but recently decided to extend the review one more month. The […]

  • 27 April 2012

      Jointly organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI), the NGCP Challenge seeks to identify ideas that will achieve a quantum leap in port performance, productivity and sustainability for a new generation of container port that is set 10 years in the future. The NGCP Challenge […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Mr Jac.G. van Oord, member of the Supervisory Board and former CEO, has been invested as Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau. The Royal Honour was presented to him today in The Hague by Mr M.J.M. Verhagen, Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation. From 1995 until his retirement in 2008, Mr Van Oord was […]

  • 27 April 2012

    On April 20, the JSW Jaigarh Port held a trade meet at Ratnagiri to apprise importers, exporters, shipping agents, Custom house agents and transporters on the developments being undertaken at the port, according to Exim India. Amongst the distinguished dignitaries present were Mr N. K. Jain, Chairman of JSW Jaigarh Port, Mr Ashok Agarrwal, CEO […]

  • 27 April 2012

    In addition to CEDA’s regular activities, including the meetings of the National Sections and providing independent expert advice at various international forums such as the London Convention, OSPAR and appropriate bodies of the European Commission, the plans for 2012 include the following: • To set up a WODA Expert Group on Underwater Sound with the […]

  • 27 April 2012

    According to jis.gov.jm, the Government has decided to take the necessary steps towards the implementation of three major infrastructure works, which are critical to the country’s future development. The three projects are the North-South link of Highway 2000; the Gordon Cay Container Transshipment Hub; and the Fort Augusta Terminal. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, […]

  • 27 April 2012

    The Los Angeles District Corps of Engineers requests reviews and comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Santa Ana River Marsh Dredging Project located in West Newport Beach close to the Santa Ana River. The Corps proposes to remove sediment along the Marsh channels to restore tidal circulation and maintain coastal salt marsh […]

  • 27 April 2012

      DCI celebrated its inception day as “DCI Day” at VPT Kalavani Auditorium. Capt.P.M.Saravanan, DGM (HSE) welcomed the gathering and presented the valedictory function. As part of celebrations, In house Magazine “DCI Darpan” was released by Sri. S. Balachandran, Independent Director of the Board. 20 longest serving employees were felicitated. Various cultural programmes were conducted […]

  • 27 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting written public comments on the updated draft environmental assessment of its proposal to place dredged sediment material in three nearshore locations near the Mouth of the Columbia River. The Corps proposes to add these locations to the existing network of disposal sites as one way to address […]

  • 26 April 2012

    In 13 episodes of 20 minutes, the expansion of the port of Rotterdam will hit regional television this year. Sebastiaan Labrie, well-known on Dutch TV as a survivor in Expeditie Robinson and most recently, a traveller in Panamericana Road Trip, presents the series. He plays with giant cranes and sand and of course, he knows […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping 2012 Exhibition and Conference kicked off with great fanfare at Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo,  the 26th of April. Being set on this occasion for the first time in Colombo for two days, this event is in its 7th consecutive year to be held in Southern Asia. It […]

  • 26 April 2012

    DCI Dredge XIX, a 5500 cu.m. capacity trailer suction hopper dredger was launched by Smt.Sunitha Vasan on 2nd April, 2012 at IHC Krimpen Shipyard, Rotterdam. Shri G.K.Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping was the Chief Guest at the function. Shri P.K.Sinha, Secretary (Shipping), Government of India, Capt.D.K.Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director, DCI, Officials of Ministry of […]