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  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault toured the ongoing JAXPORT development projects last week, and also received an update on port growth. The visit, hosted by JAXPORT Chief Executive Officer Eric Green and other port executives, included a look at how the projects – from berth enhancements to Mile Point and harbor deepening – […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew, joined by Maryland Senator Ben Cardin, yesterday visited Ellicott Dredges, a South Baltimore manufacturer of dredging equipment. The Cabinet secretary toured the company that has designed and made more than 2,500 dredges for customers in more than 80 countries for functions such as harbor and navigation maintenance, river and channel […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The environment secretary Liz Truss has praised the new £6 million flood defenses on Portsea Island’s northern shore following a recent visit to the site. This is the second time in a matter of a few weeks that Ms Truss has visited and praised a scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos and members of his staff began a statewide introductory tour in Houston March 24 at the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal. As the new Secretary of State, Cascos was interested in learning more about how the Port of Houston contributes to international trade and the Texas […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies’s Secretary General René Kolman will give a presentation on how Early Contractor Involvement improves complex projects at the PIANC (World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure) Congress. The 2014 PIANC World Congress will be held June 1-5, 2014, in San Francisco, California. The preparatory work for large infrastructure projects often consumes […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Mayor Alvin Brown welcomed Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to Jacksonville on Tuesday. The secretary visited City Hall and met with 40 JROTC cadets from Mandarin High School. He also attended a luncheon with local business leaders at EverBank Field. The Navy released its Fiscal Year 2013 budget which allocated more ships and sailors […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Georgia’s 15-year push to deepen the river channel to the booming Port of Savannah got a big endorsement Tuesday from Transportation …   By RUSS BYNUM AP (thestate) [mappress] Source: thestate, November 17, 2011;

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    IADC has published an article in which René Kolman, IADC secretary-general, considers whether adaptive monitoring can help save money and time. Kolman stated that monitoring at dredging sites for port expansion and maintenance is a necessary element in the planning and development process. It provides invaluable data for both the client and the contractor to […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told the Shangri-La Dialogue on May 30 that China has gone much further and faster in the South China Sea land reclamation operations, more than all other claimants combined and more than in the entire history of the region. He criticized China’s actions in the South China Sea as out […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defense, Michael Fallon, inspected the dredging operations at the Portsmouth Naval Base this morning. In June, the Defense Infrastructure Organization (DIO) announced it had awarded a contract worth £31 million to Fareham based Boskalis Westminster Ltd for work to ready the harbor for the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. The carriers will be significantly […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Community projects took centre stage as Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael returned to his Islay roots for a day of visits across the island. His day began by visiting Port Ellen Harbour Association who have received over £340,000 from the Coastal Communities Fund to install a new pontoon arrangement in Port Ellen Bay. This will increase the […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Ananth Prasad today was named Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) by Governor Rick Scott. (wctv) [mappress] Source: wctv, April 19, 2011;    

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, joined last week the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District on multiple site visits in Alaska. Alaska Coastal Erosion projects were originally authorized in Section 117 of the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2005. This project was first identified in the Energy and Water […]

  • 18 August 2011

    Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad visited the Port of Pensacola on Tuesday as part of a statewide tour prior to…   By Thyrie Bland (pnj) [mappress] Source: pnj, August 18, 2011

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the contract signing between the International Seabed Authority (ISA) and Ifremer on Tuesday, November 18,  Secretary-General Nii Allotey Odunton said the new contract marked the beginning of a new era in what has been a productive relationship between Ifremer and the ISA. He said the contract being signed was also a pioneering contract […]

  • 19 April 2012

    On April 17, Mr P. K. Sinha, the Shipping Secretary, made his maiden visit to Kandla Port. The purpose of the Secretary’s visit was to get an overview of the development works, existing facilities and future plans of KPT, and resolve problems if any. Mr Sinha said it was important to expedite the completion of […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 30th IAPH World Ports Conference is taking place this week in Bali, Indonesia, at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC). At the event, Rene Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, presented on the topic of “Ecosystem Services”. The Secretary General highlighted the concept of ES, presented a case study on Botany Bay in Sydney, Australia […]

  • 6 October 2010

    Secretary of State for business Dr Vince Cable made a visit to the London Gateway superport on Tuesday to give his backing to the project… (thurrockgazette) [mappress] Source: thurrockgazette, October 7, 2010;

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, has announced nearly $32 million in maritime- and boating-related grants that will benefit boating recreation and tourism by improving boating infrastructure, keeping water clean for anglers, and preserving maritime heritage and inland waterways. Secretary Zinke made the announcement at the Yorktown Historic Freight Shed Lawn at the Riverwalk […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    René Kolman, secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), will be giving a presentation about the Ecosystem Services concept at the “World Ocean Council – Sustainable Ocean Summit 2016” next week in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Ecosystem Services (ES) concept is much debated by scientists and researchers across the globe. The theoretical […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has confirmed Mr. Rabindra Kumar Agarwal, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Shipping, to be a keynote speaker at their Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference which will be held on 18 October 2019 in New Delhi, India. At the event, Mr. Agarwal will address the economic developments in […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has announced new £1 million natural flood management competition, part of the government’s drive to reduce flooding by using a range of innovative techniques. This government funded competition is the first of its kind and will be open to innovative projects that plan to use landscape features such as ponds, banks, […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker yesterday said that Senate confirmation of Rickey Dale James to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is important for the future of navigation and flood control works in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm James, who was recommended by Cochran and Wicker early last […]

  • 13 March 2012

      Union Ministry of Shipping Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Sinha, last week visited the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI). According to a DCI spokesman, the Shipping Secretary reviewed the progress of the Company’s performance. He also stated that the DCI should take all necessary steps to improve its performance and become more competitive to become […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker of the U.S. Department of Commerce, requesting a meeting to discuss the Louisiana Congressional delegation’s concerns regarding the allocation of funds from the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Exim India reports that the Shipping Minister, Mr G. K. Vasan, reviewed the performance and programmes of three west coast Major Ports during a recent visit to New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT). During this visit, he stated: “For expediting the implementation of projects, in the Ministry we have decided to have proper framework for review […]