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  • 9 March 2010

    China’s costliest water transport project, a shipping channel dredging program to boost trade in the Yangtze River Delta area, is due to be completed in the middle of this month, a senior official with the Ministry of Transport said Tuesday… [mappress] Source:people,March 9,2010;

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Major dredging works combined with fine summer weather has helped boost visitor numbers at Hafan Pwllheli marina in North Wales. In the last few months the marina has welcomed nearly 1000 boats from all over the UK and Europe. The final phase of the work to dredge the marina basin and main channel was completed […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Awards totaling $95,000 have been distributed for environmental projects that protect, restore and enhance shorelines and habitat in Central Washington. Benefits will be felt in watersheds in Benton, Chelan, Kittitas, and Okanogan counties. Funds are disbursed from the Terry Husseman Account, created in memory of Terry Husseman, a former division director of state Department of […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Winter Park republican John Mica says building a rail connection to Port Canaveral would enhance the port as a center for commerce and tourism, reports wmfe.org. After, the President names JAXPORT Projects to priority list, John Mica hopes that the Port Canaveral could be next. Port development would greatly contribute to economic development. “Bringing rail […]

  • 5 November 2013

    Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is boosting innovation and sustainability in partnership with Dutch owners, builders and designers. Jan Smit, Senior Vice President and head of the North Europe & North America Zone of BV’s Marine & Offshore Division, says, “BV was founded in the Low Countries and is a core part of the […]

  • 24 June 2013

    The Port of Esbjerg’s new Østhavn (“East Harbour”) was opened on Friday, 21 June. This 650,000 square metre expansion of the harbour will consolidate Esbjerg’s position as the leading North Sea port for the wind turbine industry and increase its potential to develop and grow other business areas. The opening ceremony was attended by the […]

  • 21 November 2011

      By taking control of the D’Appolonia Group, a global engineering consultancy, international classification society RINA has increased its group turnover by almost 50 per cent and significantly strengthened its expertise and range of services in the offshore and port development fields. Says Ugo Salerno, CEO, RINA, “By bringing the D’Appolonia Group’s 580 multidisciplinary staff […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Global shipping line APL is leveraging Sohar Port’s strategic geographical location outside the Strait of Hormuz, as well as its deepwater…   By Conrad Prabhu (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, January 16, 2012; Image: portofsohar

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A project to restore part of the Stroudwater Canal in Stroud can go ahead thanks to a funding boost from The Veolia Environmental Trust. “We have awarded Stroud District Council a grant of £100,000 towards the restoration of 320m of canal between Wallbridge Lower Lock and Lodgemore Bridge,” they announced. The grant will be used […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Revegetation of the dunes along Maroochydore Beach is underway this week, as council begins planting the first of more than 17,000 native species to help build dunal resilience following the sand-pumping. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said the revegetation is an important part of the sand renourishment project. “The sand-pumping has taken the beach from […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Operation at Tacloban Port gets another boost after oil giant Pilipinas Shell donates P6 million to be used at the port in the next six months. It maybe recalled that two weeks ago, private port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) agreed to run Tacloban port using their own equipment for P1 for at […]

  • 28 April 2010

    St. Charles Mayor Patti York is seeking up to $80 million in federal funds to carve a canal between the Missouri River shore and Bangert Island to help boost a plan for a mammoth commercial/residential project nearby.The request was made public during a briefing Monday… [mappress] Source:interact.stltoday,April 28,2010;

  • 25 June 2013

    With the start this fall of the widening and deepening of the three-and-one-half-mile channel, Port Canaveral also is pursuing the development of an inland port near the north end of Brevard County, which has lost thousands of space-related jobs and is suffering the economic repercussions. “An inland port will create a commerce hub and expand […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Lurking below Central Valley waters lies a hidden enemy for California’s waterborne commerce, requiring annual assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District to keep it at bay. Roving piles of sand, or shoals, collect along channel bottoms and wreak havoc for barge pilots trying to make their way in and out of […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Ghana, Hans Docter has stated that the Dutch government is committed to supporting Ghana to develop her main sea ports into first-class ports. He said Ghana’s quest of becoming the shipping hub in the West African sub-region could only be realised if the ports were well developed. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 December 2011

    The volume of cargo handled by Port Vysotsky LLC in January-November rose by 38 percent over the same period of 2010, to 2,938,000 tons. In November 2011, Port Vysotsky handled 228,825 tons of export thermal coal. Port Vysotsky LLC operating the coal terminal specializes in handling the commodity exported to Western Europe. In 2010, Port […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Babin has released the following statement after the announcement by the Trump Administration that the Cedar Bayou Navigation District’s Channel Improvement Project has been allocated $32.125 million in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. These funds will be used to complete the dredging of Cedar Bayou in order to aid […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority has received $18 million from New York State (NYS) for freight-related projects, part of a $206 million overall investment by the state, the Watertown Daily Times reports.  This funding is the final piece of funding needed to start a project that includes dredging of the St. Lawrence River to […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    From Hull to Bath and Wolverhampton to the Wirral, communities up and down England are set to benefit from a government cash boost that will protect thousands of homes from flooding, reports the Environment Agency. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey yesterday (Tuesday, 27 March) announced that 25 new schemes will receive a share of £36 million […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Big Fishweir Creek project is moving forward after the City of Jacksonville recently approved funding for the Corps to execute a project partnership agreement and initiate the design and implementation phase of the project. The Corps will receive approximately $1 million, making way for the project to move towards eventual construction. “This is a […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government will invest $10 million in the Port of Eden development program, reports abc.net.au. Regarding this announcement, the federal member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly, said: “There will be dredging down to nine metres, panel extensions and other amenities, buoys and circulation arrangements and road upgrades to allow heavy vehicle access.” The Port of […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Albert Jacob has announced $910,000 in funding for foreshore rehabilitation projects throughout the Swan Canning Riverpark. Funds will be shared by seven local councils managing foreshores to rebuild collapsed river walls, control invasive weeds, stabilise riverbanks and revegetate foreshore areas across nine sites in the riverpark. These funds will be matched by cash […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to speed up Fire Island dredging, reports nbc. This $33.2 million project is supposed to protect sections of Sandy-damaged Ocean Parkway. Financing of the project is included in the Sandy Supplement Aid Package, which is waiting for approval. Charles Schumer, United States Senator for New York, said that […]

  • 11 October 2011

    A $120 million port and multimodal transport project in Myanmar will open up international trade with India’s isolated North East provinces… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, October 11, 2011;