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  • 25 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the state of New Hampshire, PDA Port Authority for maintenance dredging of Rye Harbor. According to USACE, the proposed work involves dredging within the designated setback area of the Corps’ Civil Works project known as the Rye Harbor Federal Navigation […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) recently renewed their strategic alliance with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, which is renewable for five years, was first signed in December 2010. The agreement reaffirms both entities’ dedication to generating new business and promoting an “all-water-route.” “The […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Today, September 7, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Antwerp Port Authority signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two authorities. The first of its kind between the ACP and a European port, the MOU will increase cooperation, such as joint marketing and coordination on modernization and expansion […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District (USACE) and the City of Virginia Beach are hosting an informational meeting about the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project today, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School, 2425 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach.  The format of the meeting will be an informal […]

  • 23 October 2011

    The Philippine Ports Authority sought the help of the Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce and Industry in its request to Dumaguete City not… BY MARICAR ARANAS (visayandailystar) [mappress] Source: visayandailystar October 23, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW), the famed 1100-plus mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia to Miami, Florida, is getting ‘thin’, the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) said in its latest announcement.  Shoaling has created hazardous conditions in some areas with depths reported less than 5 feet, which reflects a remarkable 7 […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will hold an open house on Dec. 4, 2013 in Concord, Mass., to discuss the proposed New England General Permit (NE GP) that would authorize certain activities that require Department of Army permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of the Rivers […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Virginia Beach easement requiring dredging is selected and measured to plan maintenance and generate a map to communicate location. Rob Jessen, GIS Coordinator for the City of Virginia Beach, used Smart Client to select neighboring properties and generates a spreadsheet for a mail merge notification. Regarding this plan, Jessen stated: “We expect […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to make steady progress on its projects authorized and funded after Hurricane Sandy struck the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012. Together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, which extends from Virginia to Maine, has completed 66 coastal storm damage risk […]

  • 14 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of record-breaking container volumes in March and April, South Carolina Ports Authority yesterday celebrated another milestone with the arrival of the biggest container ship ever to call the US East Coast. “The deployment of 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) vessels to East Coast ports marks a new era in the global container shipping […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick visited the Port of Houston Authority last week and was given an aerial tour of the Houston Ship Channel as part of a briefing that highlighted economic growth along the federal waterway. He […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A banner year is expected for the Port of Houston Authority in 2014, with 34 million tons of cargo handled through November, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its monthly meeting Tuesday. “Container volumes are on pace for a record year, and steel imports are […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority ended calendar year 2012 with a strong December, marking an 11.7 percent increase in total tonnage across all terminals, and a 21.8 percent increase in auto and machinery units compared to December 2011. “Our total volume of 2.27 million tons puts December among the top 10 months on record and the […]

  • 13 September 2011

    Fitch Ratings has assigned an ‘AAA’ rating to the following Port of Houston Authority, Texas’ unlimited tax limited bonds (ULT): -$49.45 million ULT refunding bonds, series 2011 (AMT/Taxable). The series 2011 bonds are scheduled for negotiated sale on Sept. 20, 2011. Proceeds from the sale will be used to refund outstanding bonds for interest savings. […]

  • 25 January 2013

    The Port Authority has planned to allot 328.0 million Lt excluding VAT for the investments in 2013. Properly balanced State and private financing creates conditions to reconstruct and construct new infrastructure objects, terminals and warehouses in the Port, to install the most advanced technologies, to enhance the qualification quality of staff, to expand the range […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by the city of Virginia Beach and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District, is slated to begin this week. According to USACE, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) crews will work in roughly 1,000-feet sections of the beach, closest […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, yesterday (July 16th) presented an update on the current beach nourishment operations. As reported, the construction has been progressing north from the submerged pipeline located near Mile Post 16 (about the 7100 block of South Virginia Dare Trail, just north of Jennette’s Pier). However, the subline near Mile […]

  • 20 June 2013

    The new Botafoc Quays at the Port of Ibiza, which are soon to come into service, were handed over  to the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands. On June 17. nearly seven months after the work was finished, a ceremony to hand over the quays was held and was attended by the Development Ministry inspector, […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The James River has and continues to be an economic engine for the nation, charged with keeping the waterway open and safe for vessel traffic is the Norfolk District. The James River Federal Navigation Project extends from Hampton Roads, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia covering a distance of 90.8 miles. The channel portion of project is […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project on Monday. The Corps’ dredge Meritt, based out of Wilmington, N.C., will dredge for four days to remove shoaling in the channel. Engineers expect to dredge about 20,000 cubic yards of material, which will be placed directly north of the entrance […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $900,000 to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for protecting wetlands and aquatic resources. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on this project. “Wetlands play a significant role in protecting our nation’s water supply,” said EPA […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority on Friday unveiled its first four electrified rubber-tired gantry cranes (ERTG), making the GPA the first in North America to introduce this cleaner and more efficient method of operation. The new technology reduces fuel consumption by an estimated 95 percent. “This transition to electrified RTGs is an important milestone for the […]

  • 23 December 2010

    MPX Energia S.A. and MMX Mineração e Metálicos S.A. announced today that the Comisión Regional de Medio Ambiente (COREMA) of the Atacama Region in Chile has authorized the construction of a new port (“Port” or “Project”), located 80 km to the southwest of the city of Copiapó. The Port is licensed to OMX Operaciones Marítimas, an EBX Group company. The […]

  • 9 March 2012

    As Watertown Daily Times reports, at a Wednesday’s meeting of the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority board of directors, Wade A. Davis, Executive Director, said the Port of Ogdensburg has received attention from the Army Corps of Engineers. The cause of this meeting was the buildup of silt and other deposits at the St. Lawrence […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Reinforcing nearly 75% of the oceanfront in roughly two months, the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project has come to a halt. In late June, the city of Virginia Beach and the Army Corps’ Norfolk District began the placement of approximately 1.4 million cubic yards of sand – a periodic construction that has […]