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  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. In […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated newly developed Delma Port today. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an upgraded multipurpose port […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of Phase 2A of the new container terminal for APM Terminals in Moín, Costa Rica. The total contract value amounts to USD 460 million which is split between Van Oord and BAM International on an almost […]

  • 20 February 2012

      The successful completion of Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd’s (MDP) acquisition of Murchison Metals Ltd’s stake in Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) and Crosslands Pty Ltd (the developers of the Jack Hills mine) is a critical step in the delivery of the flagship mid-west infrastructure project. OPR Chief Executive John Langoulant AO said the $A325 […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has announced that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently awarded nearly $24 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to four new projects in the state of Alabama. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report, which describes the plan for restoration of areas affected by the MRGO navigation channel, is now available for a 30-day public review through Aug. 27, 2012. The final report, prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms has announced that Varoujan Hagopian, P.E., F.ASCE, has joined the firm as a senior consultant. Hagopian will assume a key leadership role with GEI’s growing waterfront and coastal engineering services practice. During his 36-year career, Hagopian has […]

  • 1 August 2013

    The Board of Trustees of Kandla Port Trust invites Application from interested parties in accordance with the Request for Qualification (RFQ) Document in order to pre-qualify competent Applicants who can subsequently bid for the Project as per Request for Proposal (RFP) Documents. Kandla Port Trust has emerged as the biggest cargo handler among all Major […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s project team for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) has sent the draft management plan and options appraisal to the BMP steering group (SG). This is to allow the different SG members time to comment over the next month before the BMP is completed by early November. The options appraisal […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a federal court ruling earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown joined business and environmental leaders in Cleveland on Thursday to call for a long-term solution for maintaining navigation of the Cuyahoga River’s shipping channel while continuing to protect the Great Lakes. “Lake Erie and this river are in the midst of a remarkable […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ventura Port District officials, working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard, have launched a two-phased program to address safety issues at the Ventura Harbor entrance. This scheme is aimed to ensure that the upcoming dredging operation that is already scheduled can be expanded to address the heavy shoaling due […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has applauded Committee passage of critical legislation that will strengthen coastal communities, and create and sustain needed jobs. This legislation, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), authorizes funding for the Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects, […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has completed the supervision of Associated British Ports with the Port of Southampton’s recent capital dredge project – the Southampton Approach Channel Deepening (SACD). The project consisted of dredging over 5 million cubic meters of material over a 54km stretch of existing navigational channel in the South of England. The […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Institute of Management Technology in Dubai have visited Khalifa Port and Kizad to learn more about the mega project and how it will contribute towards the emirates plans for economic diversity and the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. The institute is one of the leading business schools in the UAE; it aims […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Canada is about to invest more than $10 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at seven Nova Scotia harbors that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. The announcement was made by the Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commissioners awarded the contract for the Pelican Island Shore Protection Project – Phase 2 to RLB Contracting Inc. Pelican Island is located in Corpus Christi Bay along the south side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel between Port Aransas and the former Naval Station Ingleside. Pelican Island is owned by […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the QR27 billion ($7.4 billion) New Port Project is on track and is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2016, a top official of the project has said. “Progress of the project is on schedule and at present about 10 percent of the construction work is complete while d 38 […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, recently announced that the Government of Canada is investing $18.5 million in seven small craft harbor improvement projects across Labrador. “I’m pleased to announce this investment in Labrador’s small craft harbours. Investing in the […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The Colac Otway Shire is set to purchase a brand new dredging vessel to service the Apollo Bay Harbour thanks to a $1.4 million grant from the Victorian Coalition Government. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine announced the funding as part of a package worth almost $2.2 million for the Apollo Bay Harbour. “After visiting Apollo […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Patrick Kinsman, the commander of the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, approved the reissuance and modification of six regional general permits on September 18, and authorized their use for the next five years. Col. Kinsman signed the modified permits, which streamline the authorization of projects that have minimal impact on the aquatic […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All is ready for the next phase of the Whitianga’s Boat Ramp Project, reported today the Thames Coromandel District Council. Earlier this year the Mercury Bay Community Board supported this project which sets out the plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around the town. According to the District, the plan looks at ways to […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will conduct a two-phase study to better understand difficult wave conditions in Two Rivers Harbor in Two Rivers, WI. During the first phase USACE scientists will position wave gages in and around the federal harbor at Two Rivers to better understand the wave situation. This first phase […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Government of Kerala, as part of its various programs for development of the state, has introduced a plan to develop Vizhinjam International deep water Multipurpose Seaport. It has formed a separate company, Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited (VISL) as a special purpose Government company (fully owned by the Government of Kerala) that will act as implementing […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the $1.5 billion Tema Port expansion project are expected to begin on the 1st October 2016, reports the Ghana Ports & Harbors Authority. The project, which will enable the development of an ultra-modern state-of-the-art port facility, is set for completion by the 4th quarter of 2019. The immediate cash flow needed for the 1.5 billion port […]