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  • 28 May 2020
  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Brunswick and federal governments have announced more than $136 million in funding to help modernize Port Saint John. This project involves upgrading and consolidating the Rodney and Navy Island terminals to allow the Port to accommodate larger vessels. New operational systems and technology will also be installed to enhance cargo-handling capabilities. Once complete, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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,” […]

  • 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) […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Conseil Régional de la Réunion has announced a tender for a dike construction project in the Saint-Denis area. This contract will involve construction of approximately 2,700m section of dike, located offshore, and hydraulic structures built as part of the new coastal route project between the Grande Chaloupe east and downtown to La Possession west. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Within 6 months of 2013 JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” (“SP SPb”) transferred 102.5 mln Rubles for the modernization of the cargo terminals and infrastructure. Within the programme on modernization of production process the company transferred main part of the funds for the renovation of handling and technological equipment, including lease payments for the equipment […]

  • 21 May 2012

    In the I quarter of 2012 JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” transferred about 66 mln. rubles for the development of port infrastructure. Main part of funds was transferred for lease payments for handling equipment purchased earlier within the programme on renewal of handling equipment. Modernization of heat supply system of the port has been continued. […]

  • 20 April 2012

    According to wsjm.com, the owners of a Benton Harbor Marina on the Saint Joseph River are appealing to other business owners nearby for help in paying for some dredging this month. Kathy Myers, with Pier 1000 Marina, tells WSJM that there’s a stretch of the river along Riverview Drive with so much sand built up […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Leaders in Berrien Springs have revealed their intention to clear a part of the Saint Joseph River, reports WSJM. The village council has already discussed submitting applications to the US Army Corps of Engineers to obtain a five year permit for conducting dredging work in an area where fishermen launch their boats at Shamrock Park. […]

  • 9 February 2012

      In 2011 JSC “Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg” transferred 319 mln. rubles for the implementation of port infrastructure development programme. Main part of the funds was transferred for the renovation of the fleet of handling equipment. In particular 9 lift-trucks “Kalmar” with the lifting capacity from 10 up to 33 tons for handling of general […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Congressman Fred Upton announced on Tuesday that the Army Corps of Engineers has been able to come up with funds to dredge the Saint Joseph harbor. Large commercial ships have been unable to reach any of the docks there recently, as the build up of sand has decreased water depths by too much. Saint Joseph […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Vessels

    The Mantiwoc, a ship carrying limestone, ran aground in Saint Joseph this week. Being unable to get into the harbor, the ship had no other choice but to go back 300 to 500 feet off from Dock 63. This happened at the same time as the State Senate was considering a resolution cosponsored by John […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Régie des Ports Raphaëlois has announced tender for harbour improvement works. Details: Restoration work and management of the old harbour of Saint-Raphaël, following a series of studies on the optimum way forward to promote and encourage the numbers of small and medium sized craft using the harbour, improvement works to concentrate on improving the protection […]

  • 26 January 2011

    A study is underway to try to find out why the city’s deep-water port must be dredged annually while other similar ports around the world… By Sandra Davis (canadaeast) [mappress] Source: canadaeast, January 27, 2011;

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Herbosch-Kiere nv, a company specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects, has just released this beautiful video of their barge Gaverland, taken during the dredging and backfilling works on a 350m trench in the shallow nearshore tidal zone at Courance beach in France. The project is for the installation of two High Voltage […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful photo of their backhoe dredger ‘Pinocchio’ waving La Réunion goodbye, after having completed the works at the Nouvelle Route du Littoral coastal highway. “We performed dredging, gravel bed installation and backfilling works for the 5,400 meter offshore viaduct. ‘Pinocchio’ makes the journey back home on board of a […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Multifunctional platform MFP-001 and hopper barge Nereis of Global Technologies for Innovative Systems (GTNS) have completed their seasonal works near the Konevets island in the Ladoga lake (Priozersk District of the Leningrad Region). Aleksey Revyakin, General Director of GTNS, reported the news to IAA PortNews saying that the crews now have returned to Big Port […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure throughout the Acadian Peninsula. “Investments that help improve communities are a priority for our Government. Small Craft Harbor investments demonstrate […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia) has held a launching ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger Yury Maslyukov, which is designed by Damen for FSUE Rosmorport. The ceremony took place on August 23, and was attended by Sergey Vakhrukov, Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council; Artur Parfenchikov, head of the Republic […]