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  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    While speaking at the inaugural function of Vigilance Awareness Week-2013 held by Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) yesterday, the Police Commissioner, Mr. B. Shivadhar Reddy, IPS, has called for a moral introspection among political and administrative leaders on more effective ways of containing pervasive corruption in society. Even while the laws on various forms […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association (SEA Europe) has announced that IHC Merwede’s President, Govert Hamers, will succeed Lars Gorvell-Dahll as Chairman in October 2013. Mr Gorvell-Dahll’s will step down midway through his tenure to become the Managing Director of the maritime arm of the Federation of Norwegian Industries. SEA Europe was jointly founded […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the largest and most populated deltas in the world is the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM). It covers approximately 100,000km² of Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. The large river delta offers good possibilities for transport over water, but it also encompasses the risk of regular floodings. Keeping the many waterways of the delta […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Carolina will receive additional $4 million funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Morehead City Harbor dredging project. Governor Pat McCrory praised the teamwork that helped secure the funding for “desperately needed” dredging of the Harbor Channel. “Ensuring access to our ports is critical because it supports thousands of jobs in Eastern North Carolina. […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and the Georgia Ports Authority have applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port […]

  • 11 January 2012

    United Utilities has been given the go ahead to build a £200million extension to its waste treatment plant on the banks of the River Mersey in a scheme that could create up to 350 jobs. The existing works at Sandon Dock, Regent Road, will be extended into the redundant Wellington Dock. And that will result […]

  • 11 May 2012

    IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB)  announces the appointment of Jon Dale as Managing Director IHC Engineering Business. Neil Baxter has been the Managing Director since February 2011 having joined with the specific objective of strengthening the management capabilities and systems within IHC EB to better position the business to take advantage of the significant growth […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., and Congressman Joe Courtney issued the following joint statement after co-authoring a bipartisan letter to the House Budget Committee requesting full allocation of Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) receipts to remedy maintenance problems facing the nation’s ports and harbors: “Our nation’s ports and harbors function as gateways to domestic […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Southern Company recently met with 2013 Five Star and Urban Waters Program awardees to recognize and highlight their work to restore streams and watersheds.  “Watershed and stream restoration projects play a significant role in improving public health, providing additional recreational opportunities and boosting […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At a ceremony held 25th November at the Suez Canal Authority’s (SCA) training center in Ismailia, Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish, the Head of the SCA, formally approved the construction of a new 9.5 km long, 17 meter deep and 250 meter wide access channel to Port Said East. At present, due to convoy traffic on […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The vision for a new authority overseeing the progress of Somerset’s Flood Action Plan has been backed by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet. Senior County Councillors have endorsed proposals for a new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). The SRA’s reason-to-be would be to reduce the likelihood, duration and impact of flooding in the County. Somerset County Council […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal commemorated 100 years of dredging Culebra Cut, removing the last barrier during its construction for the free movement of vessels along the 80-kilometer waterway. Following the calendar of activities in the countdown to the centennial, the Panama Canal highlighted the significant role played by dredging to ensure the safe navigation through the […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven on Tuesday met with Office and Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Fargo-Moorhead leaders, including Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. Hoeven arranged the meeting to secure funding for comprehensive flood protection for the Red River Valley in the Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is helping to restore one of Louisiana’s key barrier islands. An agreement signed between the state and BOEM will allow the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana to use Federal offshore sand to restore the beach, dunes and marsh habitats at Caillou Lake Headlands, also known as […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has emphasized the role of public-private partnerships in promoting sustainable development and long term action at UNCTAD’s World Leaders’ Investment Summit in Geneva, attended by heads of state, government and leading executives of global companies. Speaking at the event, themed ‘Investing in sustainable development: Vision and policy […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The community has been invited to have a further say on an LNP Government strategy that would prevent dredged material from expansion at the port of Abbot Point being placed in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the Abbot Point Port […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the first time ever, scientists have simulated the movement of sediment throughout the San Antonio River Basin with a new U.S. Geological Survey model, created in cooperation with the San Antonio River Authority (SARA). A better understanding of how sediment moves through the San Antonio River Basin is critical for decision makers to help […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For future decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 31 March through Friday 4 April 2014 at Novotel […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new mega container terminal now under construction at DP World flagship Jebel Ali Port has been a major attraction at Sea Asia 2013, the 3-day cornerstone event of Singapore’s Maritime Week, with visitors including Singapore’s Minister of Transport H.E. Lui Tuck Yew. DP World is participating in the international conference and exhibition, which opened […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The £1m vessel arrived at the Port at the end of December and has been undergoing rigorous trials and crew training. Today, Sir Bobby’s widow and son, Lady Elsie Robson and Andrew Robson will attend the ceremony at the Customs House Pontoon, South Shields. Lady Robson will officially “launch” the boat in the time honoured […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the arrival of the first batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship to Shore’ (STS) container cranes at Khalifa Port. This marks a significant milestone for Khalifa Port as it readies for Phase 1 completion at the same time as the opening of Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Port Authority Executive Director Jerry Bridges was formally installed on Sept. 15 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) chairman of the board for 2011-12. Mr. Bridges accepted his new chairmanship duties at a membership meeting in Seattle during which the entire slate of 2011-12 officers was inducted as part of AAPA’s 100th […]

  • 24 February 2014

    In January 2014, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division and New York District to receive various updates regarding the Corps’ efforts post Hurricane Sandy and observe the significant progress of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project. “Given […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Public officials and maritime industry leaders joined together at the Port of Oakland to call on Congress to release funds collected from California’s port customers to improve maritime infrastructure, create jobs and preserve California’s role as an international trade leader. “California’s future as a global leader depends on much needed job creation and economic growth. […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt, Dick Durbin, Chuck Grassley and Tammy Baldwin, along with U.S. Representatives Jason Smith and Cheri Bustos, led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Senate and House appropriators urging the inclusion of funding for the Navigation and Ecosystem Restoration Program (NESP) in the Fiscal Year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bills. NESP, […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Paolo Cornetto, Managing Director of APM Terminals Vado, Italy, addressed the 5th MedPorts 2017 conference last week in Barcelona by highlighting the future role of the deepwater APM Terminals Vado facility, now under construction, as a new southern gateway to Central Europe. “We designed our new port around liner customers – and our landside customers […]