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  • 7 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz told a crowd of more than 1,200 at the annual State of the Port event that the Authority experienced record cargo volumes, significant infrastructure improvements and continued environmental leadership in FY2012. The Port of Savannah moved 2.98 million TEUs in FY2012 setting another record for container […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Col. Christopher W. Sallese relinquished command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to Col. Richard P. Pannell during a change of command ceremony today at the USACE Galveston District’s Jadwin Building in Galveston, Texas. USACE Southwestern Division Commander Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Kula presided over the ceremony. “It is an honor to […]

  • 21 August 2012

    In settlement papers filed in federal district court, three companies have agreed to pay about $29.8 million in cleanup costs for a Superfund site in Fairmont, Marion County, W. Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday. The three companies, Exxon Mobil Corp., Vertellus Specialties Inc., and CBS Corp, will perform cleanup work and […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal addressed a gathering of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem’s Restoration Council in New Orleans, where he highlighted the importance of Louisiana to the Gulf’s Ecosystem and called for a swift flow of RESTORE Act funds to Gulf States, counties and parishes affected by the BP oil spill. The Governor also highlighted his commitment […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    LLX announced financial results for the third quarter of the year. A highlight in the company announcement was the conclusion of negotiations with US-based EIG Group which, through a R$ 1.3 billion capital increase, became the new controlling shareholders of the company. Another headline in the announcement was the extension of short-term debt and a […]

  • 6 March 2012

      Environmentally sustainable practices in the maritime industry are critical to driving the global agenda on sustainability, industry experts have said ahead of the second edition of the World Ports and Trade Summit (WPTS) 2012. WPTS 2012 is being held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Friday, May 17, President Barack Obama spent several hours at Ellicott’s headquarters and factory in Baltimore, MD, USA, meeting with workers, inspecting dredge machinery, and making a policy speech on U.S. Government plans to accelerate infrastructure projects. He spoke to over 500 people in attendance. Customers and vendors flew in from around the country […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) lauded Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and David Vitter (R-LA), chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, for their leadership in advancing S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA), through the Senate. The legislation was passed by a vote […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continue work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach placing nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand, restoring the beach that suffered […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, provided its investors with an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. “As the Company begins a new year, it remains pleased with strong market fundamentals and continued steady demand for its heavy civil marine construction services. The private sector […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a 50-year lease to transform a 100-year-old pier on the LA Waterfront in San Pedro into a world-class urban marine research and innovation center called AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles. The lease agreement – signed between the Port of Los Angeles and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Giant cranes taller than the London Eye sailed into the Thames Estuary last week and berthed at the UK’s new global shipping port, DP World’s London Gateway, at the end of a two-month sea voyage from China. The London Eye could be rolled underneath the three new cranes, which measure 138 metres tall at full […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Orion Marine Group, Inc.  continues to enjoy a steady demand for its heavy civil marine construction services, and overall, has continued to see a healthy pace of bid opportunities, particularly in the private sector. Quarter to date, the Company has bid on approximately $290 million worth of opportunities and was successful on approximately $65 million, […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal 2014 (FY14) includes $4.826 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $100 million in unobligated carryover of funding appropriated prior to fiscal year 2013. “The fiscal 2014 Civil Works […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Freight and logistics management company Kotahi and New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga have struck a strategic ten-year freight alliance. This, along with a separate long-term agreement between Kotahi and Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, will deliver a ‘step-change’ for New Zealand’s $95 billion international trade sector. Kotahi Chief Executive Chris […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the world, is aiming to further expand its activities in Antwerp. MSC has officially asked Antwerp Port Authority to be able to do this in the Deurganck dock. The Port of Antwerp will organise an invitation for expressions of interest. The Swiss shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario’s south shoreline. Collins highlighted the important role these harbors play in the region’s economy and the need for continued and consistent harbor maintenance. […]

  • 18 July 2010

    A critical piece of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project fell into place Friday when the Georgia Ports Authority board voted to pay the $20.4 million it will take to extend channel depth to 48 feet. The vote came after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers revealed its economic analysis of the project will recommend deepening […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group announces that on 6 August 2012 its Board of Directors has approved leasing contracts for seven new cranes: • Two LIEBHERR LHM 550 pneumatic drive mobile harbour cranes with lifting capacities of 124 tonnes; • One Aist electric full-revolving gantry crane with a lifting capacity of 40 tonnes; • Three […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Efficiently-designed and well-constructed sea ports are viewed as the bedrock upon which a region’s infrastructure is developed and maintained, Fact.MR said in their latest study on global dredging market. Across the globe, freight transportation is widely achieved by sea, urging regional governments to employ dredging throughout their shores, according to the Dublin headquartered market research firm. Capital […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Riverkeeper submitted a Notice of Intent to Sue (NOIS) the New York State Thruway Authority, Tappan Zee Constructors and one of its contractors under the Clean Water Act for violating two key conditions of the Thruway Authority’s Section 401 Water Quality Certification, issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for construction […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Local, state and federal agencies responding to the Enbridge oil spill announced today that an additional 34 miles of the Kalamazoo River and the entire 2 miles of Morrow Lake are now open for recreational use. Part of the area referred to as the Morrow Lake Delta is still closed. The closed portion will be […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is celebrating an important milestone of a 15 year project to provide 7km of new sea defences inland from the coast to protect local communities together with the creation of a large nature reserve at Medmerry in West Sussex. The £28m scheme involves the largest realignment of the open coast ever in […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with United States Navy for oceanfront and dune system stabilization and restoration at the Dam Neck Annex at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. BOEM and the Navy signed the agreement on July 12, 2013. The MOA will allow for the […]