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  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    In today’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs and Global Competitiveness, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will testify regarding the infrastructure needs of seaports, and offer a number of ways to ensure that America’s ports have to ability to continue supporting U.S. international trade. Speaking for AAPA will be its […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) announced today that the prestigious ISO 14001 & 18001 certificates have been extended across the entire Ports Unit in recognition of continuous improvement of international health, safety and environmental practices. The ISO 14001 & 18001 certification was awarded to ADPC’s Ports Unit following a successful audit of the ADPC’s Ports […]

  • 6 March 2014

    U.S. Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced $10.5 million for the Ventura Harbor dredging project. The FY2014 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work plan includes $7.1 million for the project and the President’s FY2015 budget request includes an additional $3.4 million. In prior fiscal years, funding for dredging at Ventura Harbor has been inadequate, threatening navigation of […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi, located on Corpus Christi Bay in the western Gulf of Mexico, has just released their latest business results, saying that the port set three new tonnage records recently, including the highest volume in a single month.  September tonnage was 12.2 million tons, a 27% gain over the previous record set […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Menemsha Creek east and west jetties in Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., will be repaired under the terms of a $1.3 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by RC&D, Inc., of Pawtucket, R.I. Construction is scheduled to start on or about January 15, […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the preparedness of the Authority to partner with the United States Agency for International Development on economic activities that will be mutually beneficial to Nigeria and the United States of America (USA). The Managing director spoke in Lagos while receiving a delegation […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $36.9 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge Dock, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois to place approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand at Keansburg, New Jersey as part of an emergency shore protection project affected by Hurricane Sandy. The contract is part of the […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. today reported a net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2017, of $1.8 million ($0.07 diluted loss per share). These results compare to a net loss of $1.2 million ($0.04 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago, Orion said. “We were pleased with our market […]

  • 4 December 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Wilkeson’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development along the town’s1.5 miles of shoreline on Wilkeson Creek. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Wilkeson’s […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation mission is to provide safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally sustainable waterborne transportation systems (channels, harbors and waterways) for the movement of commerce, national security needs, and recreation. The Corps operates and maintains 140 navigation projects in the Great Lakes, including Cleveland Harbor. USACE closely monitored channel conditions in the […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and the Georgia Ports Authority have applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A public information meeting on the status of the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will take place today in New Haven, Conn. The meeting, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District, the Connecticut Port and the New Haven Port Authorities, will provide an opportunity […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Virginia’s congressional delegation is urging President Obama to support funding to expand the Port of Virginia. In a bipartisan letter signed by the delegation, the members urged the Administration to support funds for a project to expand the current dredge fill facility at Craney Island in Hampton Roads and allow for a marine terminal on […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Municipalities, counties and local government agencies may now apply for grants for projects that improve storm resiliency as part of $50 million in federal funding now available through the Department of Environmental Protection, the Christie Administration announced. The state is making U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding available […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Newburyport Harbor north jetty in Salisbury, Mass., and the south jetty in Newburyport, will be repaired under the terms of an $8.3 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Equipment Corp., of Braintree, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in late […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to Tropical Storm Debby and Hurricane Sandy impacts to Florida’s beaches, 16 project implementation reports (PIRs) were initiated and completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The PIRs were used to determine which Hurricane/Shore Protection Projects (HSPP) sustained damages resulting from Debby and Sandy. Of those 16 projects, 12 of […]

  • 24 March 2014

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced a $5 million procurement opportunity to collect data offshore from Maine to Miami, Florida, to identify sand resources for potential use in future coastal restoration projects. The contract will be handled […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on Fife’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development along the city’s six miles of stream shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Fife’s locally-tailored shoreline […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) will continue to be central to the development of mid-west port and rail infrastructure, with the State Government today confirming its support for the existing State Development Agreement (SDA) beyond 2011. The SDA is the key agreement between the State and OPR, for the design, construction, commissioning and financing of […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Paul Anderson, JAXPORT CEO, testified yesterday before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Water Resources and Environment (WR&E) Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee at a hearing titled: “The Economic Importance of Seaports: Is the United States Prepared for 21st Century Trade Realities?” During remarks to the Subcommittee, Anderson said, “More than 13 million Americans […]

  • 12 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters has released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 and it includes approximately $163 million dollars for projects and studies being managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. “Now that Fiscal Year 2012 federal […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released more info about their $97.9 million construction contract, awarded to Callan Marine earlier this week, to complete the second phase of the four phase Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. The project increases the channel depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to […]

  • 15 March 2013

    “The Regional Development Council is the highest policy-making in the region. We are not here just to present our budget but we are here to contribute to the regional development.” This was the gist of the message of Regional Director Teresita Socorro C. Ramos of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)-9 during the 143rd Regional […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Woodway’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed update will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of stream and Puget Sound shoreline. It also includes a half-mile of marine shoreline at Point Wells, a potential annexation area. The program combines local […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council will host a public information session early next month to present the results of a project to map sea level rise (SLR) across the local government area. The session will be held on June 10, between 5 pm and 7 pm in the function room at Council’s administration centre in Port Macquarie. […]