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  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on a £3.4m project at Seaham Harbour’s historic North Pier aimed at protecting the town from flooding and erosion is to get underway this week. The scheme will safeguard around 100 homes and 30 businesses in the town against potential flood risks and help prevent coastal deterioration by stopping storm waves penetrating the harbour. […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction work to restore the beach and dunes protecting NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility damaged by super storm Sandy began on July 18. Dredges from New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, Inc. are on-site, pumping sand from an off-shore borrow site and placing the sand along the beach restoring berm and dune elevations to levels that will […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the North Adriatic Ports Association’s assembly, held on 17th July in Koper, the Presidents of NAPA ports were acquainted with the recent decision of the TEN-T’s (Trans European Transport Network) Financial Board to financially support projects which NAPA members. These projects focus on the development requirements of the Northern Adriatic ports, including their rail […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today joined with Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to announce $193,090 in federal funding to make the state’s coastline more resilient to future storms and rising sea levels. The funds were made available through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated the levee system surrounding the City of Woodland as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system beginning in December 2012. Initial findings were provided in June 2013 for review to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Reclamation District 2035, […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms Lilianne Ploumen, and a Dutch Trade Delegation visited Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) on Tuesday, July 8th 2014. The goal was to get an impression of the way South African and Dutch companies and entrepreneurs are working together. In addition, the newly qualified pupils from […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Féin Louth TD Gerry Adams has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, to approve a Foreshore Licence for maintenance dredging works at Annagassan Harbour, at Castlebellingham. The Minister has agreed that the licence should be issued to Louth County Council as a priority. Adams said: “Growing […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    May 30, 2014, marked the end of a 6 month dredging project in Stevenson’s Creek, Clearwater, FL. Gator Dredging (the United States Army Corp of Engineers approved dredging contractor for Stevenson’s Creek) has successfully completed their hydraulic dredging project as part of the extensive effort to enhance water quality and remove sediment build-up in the […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority will commence dredging of the Bayport and Barbour’s Cut channels sometime in the next two weeks, according to houstonpublicmedia.org. The improvement projects at the Port Authority’s two container terminals will deepen the channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. The program will also […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    May 30, 2014, marked the end of a 6 month dredging project in Stevenson’s Creek, Clearwater, FL. Gator Dredging (the United States Army Corp of Engineers approved dredging contractor for Stevenson’s Creek) has successfully completed their hydraulic dredging project as part of the extensive effort to enhance water quality and remove sediment build-up in the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new pier at Copland’s Dock in Stromness, ensuring that Orkney continues to play a central role in the growing marine renewables sector, has been officially opened by First Minister Alex Salmond. Following an increase in marine traffic at Stromness, Orkney Islands Council took the decision to increase the harbour’s capacity. With £2.5 million Scottish […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker wrapped up her trade mission to Africa with a stop in Ethiopia that focused on AGOA renewal. AGOA, the U.S. African Growth and Opportunity Act, “is one critical tool to continue deepening trade and investment ties between the U.S. and Africa,” the Commerce Department said in a May 27 […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 Konecranes received a major order for eighteen Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from DP World’s Yarimca container terminal in Turkey. The all-electric cable reel RTGs will be delivered in 2015. Konecranes has previously delivered container handling equipment to DP World terminals in Algeria, Egypt, India and the UAE, but this order […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District received authorization for construction for the deepening of the Freeport Ship Channel to 55 feet, deepening of the Sabine Neches Waterway to 48 feet and will reauthorize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel for widening and deepening to 52 feet following the U.S. Senate-House joint conference committee’s agreement […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PSA Bharat Investments Pte Ltd, signed the concession with Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) yesterday to develop the JN Port’s fourth container terminal on a design, build, operate, finance and transfer basis in Mumbai for a period of 30 years. Located at India’s largest […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond MSP, was the guest of Breedon Hebrides recently during an official visit to Stornoway Harbour. His visit marked the start of the £9.5 million works contract awarded to BAM Nuttall and Breedon to upgrade to Stornoway’s Ferry Terminal. This work is in preparation for the arrival of a new £42 […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) announced the addition of Ms. Melisa Reiter as Regional Manager in the Tampa Bay area. Ms. Reiter will work closely with CSA’s scientific and business development staff to assist in the growth and diversification of CSA services along Florida’s west coast. In addition to expanding the client base, she will […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is looking to work with Napier City and Hastings District Councils to develop a strategy to provide a long term vision for the region’s coastline in light of the predicted impacts of climate change. The move comes in response to a report presented to today’s Environment and Services Committee meeting reviewing […]

  • 11 March 2014

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; U.S. Acting Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor Mendez; Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Riatt; and M. Gen. John W. Peabody, deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations at the […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government is investigating the strategic and commercial options for the future of Victoria’s state-owned ports, Treasurer Michael O’Brien confirmed today. “The Coalition Government is carefully considering the future of Victoria’s port assets to ensure they deliver the best return to Victorian taxpayers,” Mr O’Brien said. Mr O’Brien said any future decision on […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that DP World’s Terminales Rio de la Plata (TRP), the largest container facility in Argentina, successfully went live on the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS). “In order to take our operations to the next level and position our terminal for […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has today called on the Federal Minister for Environment, Greg Hunt, to ensure that the Independent Commission of Inquiry into dredging at Gladstone Harbour investigates serious allegations of cronyism and corruption of process. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director Felicity Wishart said: “We welcome the Minister’s announcement of the Inquiry […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate committee that oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday announced that the Morganza to the Gulf Chief’s Report has received concurrence to move forward with Congressional authorization by the Administration after nearly two decades of delays. The Corps completed the report in July, and it […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Sequim’s updated shoreline master program. Sequim’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration about one mile of shorelines and the water quality of Sequim Bay, Washington Harbor and Pitship Marsh. The shoreline area consists of about 145 acres and 44 parcels. […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) recently helped organize and deliver a workshop on the new S-100 standard in Ecuador. The workshop was coordinated by Instituto Oceanográfico de la Armada del Ecuador (INOCAR), which hosted members from the South East Pacific Hydrographic Commission (Peru, Colombia, Chile and Ecuador), as well as representatives from the International Centre […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council, comprised of Florida port directors, and transportation leaders will visit Washington D.C. today and tomorrow. This visit will be used to meet with congressional members on top seaport issues, specifically discussing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) as the House and Senate enter conference discussions. The conference committee will determine the […]