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  • 12 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee of Environment and Public Works (EPW) has accepted Senator Tim Kaine’s provisions to start new flood-resilience projects that would protect Tangier Island and Coastal Virginia.  The EPW Committee’s draft of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act includes two provisions that will result in roadmaps for new resilient infrastructure – a broad plan for the […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A cadre of Norfolk District leaders and staff, accompanied by Deborah Christie with Congressman Scott Rigell’s office, journeyed by boat 14 miles in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay Monday to reaffirm their commitment to assisting in Tangier Island’s subsistence and erosion issues. In a town hall-style meeting, Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District commander, addressed […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Bob McDonnell and Col. Paul Olsen of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers traveled to Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay to announce they have signed an agreement to build a long-awaited seawall and jetty to protect the Island’s endangered harbor. The project will involve both state and federal funding. “This is fantastic news,” […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam this week announced completion of a project partnership agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) to launch the design and construction of the Tangier Island Jetty in Accomack County. This federal and state funded infrastructure project will protect the western portion of the navigation […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has announced a plan to invite bids for the Tangier Island dredging project. The main goals of this maintenance dredging program are to remove critical shoals from the Tangier Island channels, restore previously authorized navigable depth and provide safe access for shallow draft vessels transiting there. During […]

  • 28 May 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District recently awarded a contract for more than $2.9 million to Gloucester, Virginia-based Coastal Design & Construction Inc. The contract calls for constructing an approximately 685-foot-long stone jetty at the entrance of the Tangier Island Federal Navigation Channel, located on the western side of the island. “The Norfolk […]

  • 19 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, awarded a $991,500 contract to a Cleveland, Miss.- based company to dredge the Tangier Island, Va. federal navigation channel on Dec. 16. The contractor, 4H Construction Corporation, will perform maintenance dredging in the channel, removing approximately 55,500 cubic yards of material, which will allow waterman, supply vessels […]

  • 22 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has announced the details about the Tangier Island dredging program. This development project includes maintenance dredging on the main channel from Tangier sound to the basin at Tangier, and dredging on the channel from the basin westward to the Chesapeake Bay. The work will be performed by […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Progress towards constructing a navigation improvement project for Tangier Island is hitting a major milestone this month. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, issued a solicitation for an unrestricted, firm fixed price, invitation for bid (IFB) for construction of a jetty located on the small island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waterman and residents on the tiny, sinking island of Tangier worry every time the winds blow through the fishing community at more than 30 miles per hour. The island, located in the Chesapeake Bay just below the Maryland and Virginia border, is sinking and eroding away – a dilemma that’s expedited by churning storm waters. […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next phase of Portsmouth’s coastal defense work will begin today on the eastern side of Portsea Island. Plans include 750 meters of rock to prevent flooding and further erosion of the coastline and work will stretch from Great Salterns Quay, near Tangier Road, to the University of Portsmouth’s Langstone Campus, off of Locksway Road. […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Physical work on the feasibility phase of the Tangier Jetty program is set to begin this week, weather dependant. A Norfolk District survey crew will operate in the water where the jetty is to be built at the federal navigation channel entranceway on the western side of the island. “We just received the funds in […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Medport Tangier container terminal, a collaboration between Moroccan port TangerMed and Danish shipping major A.P. Moller – Maersk, has officially opened its doors. The construction of APM Terminals MedPort Tangier took two years and a total investment of $800m to make this facility become reality. This new transshipment terminal is designed, constructed and […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has been named as the operator of a new container transshipment terminal at the Tanger Med 2 port complex. The new terminal will have annual capacity of five million TEUs. Total investment in the new terminal is expected to be EUR 758 million. The new terminal is scheduled to open in 2019, under […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutch company APM Terminals has awarded the construction of a new container terminal for APM Terminals Tangier MedPort to a conglomeration of four companies of the Willemen Groep. The companies involved are Aswebo, Aannemingen Van Wellen, Franki Construct and Cosimco. The terminal will be built on a site of 53 hectares and will have […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded three contracts on the African subcontinent with a total value of approximately € 100 million. The largest contract was awarded in Nigeria by Saipem and involves dredging and equipment maintenance support work for an operational oil facility. Two other recently awarded projects located in Morocco and the Republic […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has developed and is administering a Biodiversity Offset Strategy (BOS) to provide for the long-term conservation of threatened and migratory species, including their habitats in the Western Basin area. TAngler bins have recently been deployed at various boat ramps and fishing structures throughout Central Queensland. The initiative forms part of th […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the TOC West Africa Market Briefing conference, APM Terminals’ Commercial Director for Inland Services West Africa, Moussa Diop, described the opportunities represented by a rapidly expanding and urbanizing sub-Saharan population, and the urgent need for significant infrastructure investment in both port and inland logistics capabilities in order to satisfy the projected demands of […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Innovation

    Project managers had their first on-site construction meeting on Rabbit Island in Cameron Parish yesterday, informs the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). According to CPRA, containment dikes are in place and dredging is expected to begin next week. Located in the west cove of Calcasieu Lake in Cameron Parish, Rabbit Island is a […]

  • 4 April 2012

    German megaliners, Hamburg Süd and Hapag-Lloyd, recently launched a joint weekly service directly connecting the Pacific Northwest to the Mediterranean with International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) Terminal 6 in the Port of Portland, Oregon as one of the key stops in the service’s route. The joint service also offers feeder connections to the Far […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 18,300 TEU EEE-Class Marstal Maersk became the largest vessel to call the new Maasvlakte II expansion of the Port of Rotterdam, arriving Monday morning January 5th as part of the testing phase prior to regular weekly calls starting in February.  The vessel is 399-meters (1,310 feet) long and 59-meters (194 feet) wide and sails […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms. While the damage and destruction on Fire Island was immediately evident after the storm, a new U.S. Geological Survey study released today is the first to quantify the […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following up very successful second Coastal & Maritime Mediterranean Conference that was organized in Tangier (Morocco) in 2011, the third conference will be held on 25-27 November 2015, in Ferrara, Italy.   The conference, organized together by the Pôle Mer Méditerranée (Sea Innovation and Business Cluster) and University of Ferrara, as well as other French and Italian […]

  • 20 March 2012

    APM Terminals’ Director of Business Development and Infrastructure Investments for the Africa-Middle East Region, Reik Mueller described a new model for transportation planning and development in West Africa in which port and terminal operations shift focus from “container lifts” toward “integrated container transport solutions” at the 3rd Annual Africa Ports, Logistics & Supply Chain Conference […]