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  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Seraphine Berth One extension was formally opened on January 13, welcoming Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, the first-ever mega ship to visit Saint Lucia. The upgrading of the cruise facility was undertaken by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), in keeping with the government’s outlook for improving the tourism […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In-keeping with the Government of Saint Lucia’s plans to build a resilient Saint Lucia, the essential desilting works on The John Compton Dam (JCD) are finally starting with phase one. The Water and Sewerage Company Incorporated (WASCO) is spearheading the JCD Rehabilitation project which will see the construction of a Sediment Disposal Area (SDA) as […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Saint Lucia National Trust will be implementing a project entitled “Increasing the resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards, and reducing the rate of coastal erosion for Pigeon Island National Landmark and Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area through Beach Stabilization, Restoration & Enhancement”. The project, which will be launched on Thursday, November 17th at […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Saint Lucia, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Water and Sewerage Company (WASCo) Inc., are set to launch the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project today.  The dam was built with a reservoir design capacity of three million cubic meters of water or 660 000 million gallons of water. However, following Hurricane Tomas […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    One year since work began on the stabilization of the river bank in the Anse La Raye community in Saint Lucia, New Zealand High Commissioner H.E. Jan Henderson paid a visit to the site which has seen a marked difference in flooding incidents. The Grande Rivière river, which flows through the coastal village to the sea, […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Africa’s largest wetland rehabilitation project, the restoration of Lake St Lucia estuarine system, recently achieved an important milestone, according to iSimangaliso CEO Andrew Zaloumis. Mr Zaloumis said that iSimangaliso has accelerated the pace of work in the Lake St Lucia Estuary Restoration Program. As at 30 May 2017, 1.290 million cubic meters had been moved. “This […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to remove a portion of the artificially created ‘island’ of sand in the Lake St Lucia mouth area will begin in 2015. This follows the completion of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) study aimed at finding long term solutions to improve the hydrological and ecological functioning of the Lake St Lucia […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With dredging work now complete to increase water depth at Market Slip, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, now has increased dock space for small pleasure crafts to drop anchor on the Port Saint John side of Reversing Falls.  As of Friday afternoon, July 17, the docks have been set in the water, […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Provincial Government will invest up to $68.3 million over seven years, through the Strategic Infrastructure Initiative, towards the expansion and modernization of the Westside terminals at the Port of Saint John. “This important strategic infrastructure investment will create jobs and long-term economic growth for the port city, the Fundy region and our entire province,” […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study to establish Saint John’s potential as a homeport, recommended that, in the near future, Port Saint John is best suited to welcome expedition-class ships. The study, conducted by Dillon Consulting, examined Saint John’s strategic position on the Canada-New England itinerary, and evaluated its tourism offerings and the many additional requirements necessary in order […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New Brunswick governments and Port Saint John include a major harbor deepening program that will eliminate tidal challenges for cruise ships. The seven-year, $205 million project, which is a 3-way funding partnership, involves major capital work at the Port’s West Side cargo handling piers and facilities but will also […]

  • 27 September 2013

    Voies navigables de France has unveiled a plan for the Saint Omer maintenance dredging program. This development project will include dredging of the channel and turning basin in Saint Omer in order to maintain satisfactory water depths. The Saint Omer dredging contract will also consist of the deposition of approx. 155,000m3 of dredged materials for the […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month, Port Saint John’s competitive connectivity will be showcased to a transnational audience. Representatives from Port Saint John, along with the Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) and regional industry leaders, will be visiting Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from Oct. 18 to 26. Jim Quinn, president and CEO and Andrew Dixon, senior vice-president, […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Saint Joseph Harbormaster Larry LaValley said Thursday commercial boats can no longer navigate the Saint Joseph Harbor. A buildup of sand…   By Ryan Klund (abc57) [mappress] Source: abc57, December 16, 2011;

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port Saint John, one of the major ports in the Atlantic Gateway – only an hour from the border and the US Northeast, has made great strides over the past two years with a resurgence of port activity and the attraction of some of the world’s top container shipping lines including Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the Port Saint John’s $205 million West Side Modernization Project is entering the next phase, with award of the design/engineering contract to joint venture firm Hatch Dillon. The joint venture team includes a collaboration with Baird & Associates, Conquest Engineering and Vickerman & Associates. “Since last summer’s Federal-Provincial funding announcement, we at Port Saint […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North-West Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the St. Petersburg dredging contract. This project will involve the maintenance dredging of the Saint-Petersburg seaway canal and within water area of the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg. According to the company’s press center, the initial price of this dredging contract […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second phase of the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project, named ‘JCD02 – Dredging of the Reservoir and Transport of Sediment’, is set to begin in June 2019, WASCO St. Lucia Inc. said in its latest release.  The announcement was made by WASCO’s representatives, as well as the contractor for JCD02, VINCI Construction […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Saint John has signed a lease agreement with DP World for the operation of its container terminal. The long-term lease starts January 1, 2017 and will continue for about 30 years following completion of the Port’s expansion program. DP World will introduce new assets including the revamping of terminal cargo handling equipment. This announcement follows […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Fernao de Magalhaes arrived in Saint-Nazaire on 10th December for a series of repairs. These operations, including sheet metal work, geo-mechanical inspections and the renovation of the hull, will be carried out by Eiffel Industrie Marine (EIM) in the Louis Joubert dock. The Louis Joubert Lock, also known as […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Saint John, in partnership with PALS (Partners Assisting Local Schools) and the Anglophone South School District, is launching lesson plans about the Port and Maritime industries. The education program is designed to complement many areas of the curriculum and can be adapted for many grade levels. “Students may see the Port every day, but […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will soon be home to more coastal habitat and defenses against flooding and erosion as the result of a $1.8 million partnership between the Government of Canada and Saint Mary’s University. “This support from the federal government is crucial. We will use it to create new salt marsh habitat around the Bay of […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul has just announced that, starting next week, their new multipurpose vessel Adhémar de Saint-Venant will be heading for its very first project – the EPCI Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm Project in Denmark.  According to their recent announcement, the Luxembourg based giant will be in charge of the design, construction, transport and […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port Saint John will receive federal funding in the amount of $68.3 million under the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund for a project to modernize the port’s Westside terminals. The $205 million project involves improving and consolidating the Rodney and Navy Island terminals to allow the Port to accommodate larger vessels. New […]

  • 29 September 2011

    The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Ogdensburg…   (myabc50) [mappress] Source: myabc50, September 29, 2011;