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  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stewart’s Creek Estuary Habitat Restoration Project in Barnstable, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $470,720.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Sumco Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. The project is scheduled to start on or about Dec. 1, 2012 […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aging infrastructure for marine ports, inland waterways, and airports threatens more than 1 million U.S. jobs according to a new Failure to Act report from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Between now and 2020, investment needs in the nation’s marine ports and inland waterways sector total $30 billion, while planned expenditures are about […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has almost a century’s worth of experience managing Gladstone Harbour and is committed to protecting one of Gladstone’s number one asset long into the future, CEO Leo Zussino said today. “GPC is the custodian of Gladstone Harbour and it is a responsibility we take very seriously,” Mr Zussino said. “We […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed August 20–26 Wisconsin Ports Week. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin (TDA) are teaming up to promote, educate and celebrate the network of ports that contribute to the state’s economy, environment and quality of life. “The 29 commercial ports in our state play […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Forum Subsea Technologies, a business line of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has announced the completed deployment and successful operation of the new Perry T-1200 Trencher for Canyon Offshore, a subsidiary of Helix Energy Solutions Group. The T-1200 is mobilized to bury power cables at Sheringham Shoals, an offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom that […]

  • 27 July 2012

    For some 20 years the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been organising international seminars on dredging and reclamation in venues from Singapore to the Netherlands to South America. Over a 1,000 professionals from all parts of the world have benefited from these seminars, improving their ability to understand the intricacies of dredging projects. […]

  • 1 June 2012

      According to informerliberia.net, the Management of the National Port Authority (NPA) has refused to share the ongoing dredging contract with the public. After eight months of negotiations on February 28, 2012, the NPA entered into a US$21M dredging with a Dutch Company, Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors for the dredging of the Freeport […]

  • 16 May 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has congratulated the newly-elected President of Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall, and conveyed to him DP World’s commitment to continue contributing to Senegal’s economic growth through DP World Dakar, developed and operated by the global marine terminal operator. The Chairman, accompanied by His Excellency Jamal Majid […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2012

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards throughout the United States to pay for modernizations that will increase productivity and help the country’s small shipyards compete in the global marketplace. “In cities and towns across America, shipyards are creating jobs and keeping our nation’s economy growing,” said […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Transnet’s plans that would focus on expanding shipping container berths in Durban harbor have provoked concerns about the ecological degradation of one of the country’s most important sea fish nurseries, reports Pretoria News. The proposed project would focus on deepening, widening and lengthening the existing quayside from berth 203 to 205, right to the central […]

  • 7 February 2012

    As part of President Obama’s National Export Initiative (NEI) to double U.S. commercial exports by the end of 2014, thereby creating or supporting several million American jobs, U.S. Commerce Under Secretary Francisco Sanchez and top officials from a number of major local economic entities signed a joint memorandum of intent (MOI) at the Tampa Port […]

  • 31 January 2012

    University of California, Berkeley Professor Anil K. Chopra has been confirmed as one of the notable presenters to speak at the “Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress.” The first-ever Congress, organized by the Panama Canal Authority, will be held April 18 – 20 in Panama City. This Congress will convene more than 40 […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Karnafuly joint venture consortium ltd. delivered three high quality Cutter Suction Dredgers 450 to Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). On Wednesday the 18th of January the vessels were inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. The vessels were built in close co-operation with the local Karnaphuli Shipyard. VOSTA LMG has a cooperation […]

  • 25 January 2012

    APM Terminals was presented with The Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award for 2010-2011 by the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association last Friday, as the APM Terminals’ operations in the United States were cited for Signal’s highest award. The Halpin Award is given in special recognition of the Signal Member company which has best exemplified the […]

  • 23 January 2012

    Jonathon Porritt, the renowned green campaigner and Founder Director of Forum for the Future, has praised ADPC’s megaproject on a fact-finding site visit, calling both projects “markers for the future”. Mr Porritt, the former UK government advisor on green issues, was escorted around the Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) Visitor Centre in the ADPC […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Labour’s MP for Southampton Itchen, John Denham, has presented to Parliament the case for £150million of urgent investment to be unlocked for a major infrastructure project in Southampton. In order for the Port of Southampton to remain competitive with European and UK rivals, it requires the redeveloping of two existing berths and dredging to allow […]

  • 4 January 2012

    APM Terminals officially takes control over the container terminal at the port of Gothenburg today. The terminal operating company, Skandia Container Terminal AB, has been renamed APM Terminals Gothenburg AB to capitalize on the worldwide recognition of the APM Terminals Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network. The facility is Scandinavia’s largest container terminal and […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The planned major overhaul of Jakarta’s main waterways did not materialize this year. The city administration can only afford to repair …   By Andreas D. Arditya (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, December 27, 2011;

  • 22 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter  secured an agreement from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leadership that the Corps will conduct a third-party review of West Bank levees recently found to contain significant amounts of debris – such as a used tire, a hot water tank and a shopping cart – during an inspection last month. An […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The construction of the Colombo Port’s third container terminal is scheduled to be completed and operative by 2016. The US $ 500 million project will be undertaken in three stages, with the first stage expected to be completed by 2013. Perceived as a PPP venture, the expansion will increase the number of liners calling the […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Prime Minister Aires Ali on 12 December presented to the country’s parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, the government’s economic and social plan for next year, envisaging an economic growth rate of 7.5 per cent. The target for growth in 2011 was 7.2 per cent. By the end of June, the growth rate was 6.8 […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The whole concept of the Panama Canal widening makes Port of Miami the target area. Thoughtful consideration has been directed towards the $77 million that Gov. Rick Scott provided for the dredging of the harbor. However, this is only one of three leading projects that have been in the works for more than a decade. […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Broader shores at Sammy’s Beach west of the Three Mile Harbor Inlet, and also at Soundview west of the Montauk Harbor Inlet, provided scenic…   By Russell Drumm (easthamptonstar) [mappress] Source: easthamptonstar, December 2, 2011;

  • 22 November 2011

    The Environmental Protection Authority’s Rf100 million (USD 6.5 million) fine against local business tycoon Mohamed ‘Champa’ Moosa has been overturned by the Civil Court. Champa got the maximum possible penalty in June and was labeled an “environmental criminal” for irreversibly damaging the island of Thunbafushi and the marine ecosystem of Thunbafalhu, due to performing dredging […]

  • 22 November 2011

    In the Port of Antwerp the Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits, European Investment Bank (EIB) President Philippe…   [mappress] (iewy) [mappress] Source: iewy, November 22, 2011; Image: Antwerp Port Authority