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  • 14 July 2010

    Blasting will take place at a busy north-east harbour next week as work on a multimillion-pound port expansion enters its final phase. The massive Smith Embankment project at Peterhead is just weeks away from completion. Work to build a 650ft quay and 330ft breakwater at the busy Buchan port began in April last year, after […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2017 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. The additional $16.5 million will be used in 2017 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, repair critical components at the Soo Locks and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An innovative method to transfer iron ore from shore to ship, removing the need for dredging, has allowed a multi-user iron ore port in the Pilbara to be recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority. The proposal by foundation proponent Iron Ore Holdings to develop and operate the first stage of the iron ore […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the Costa Rican Government and APM Terminals in an appeal filed by the port workers union against the 33-year concession contract for the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM) in Limon on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. For Paul Gallie, Managing Director of APM Terminals for Central […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A public information meeting for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project begins at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5, at the Port of Grays Harbor offices in Aberdeen, Wash. The meeting will focus on the status of the Corps’ General Investigation, a navigation study overview, data relating to the project’s environmental review […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan for Fiscal Year 2017 includes $4.2 million for maintenance dredging of the interior channel of Bodega Bay, located about 60 miles north of San Francisco, the County of Sonoma said in its latest release.  “The county’s federal legislative program delivered a homerun with securing over $4 million for […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday praised the inclusion of several of her key priorities in the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which passed the full Senate this week. The House and Senate will now reconcile their versions of this appropriations bill and send […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A ceremonial handover of the agreements concluded between the Port of Gdansk Authority SA and the European Commission took place at the seat of the Ministry of Development in Warsaw last week. The agreements concern the award of an EU grant from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for three projects – two investment projects and […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new $36.47 million Augusta boat harbor, officially opened today by Premier Colin Barnett and Regional Development Minister Terry Redman, will offer sheltered water and service facilities to thousands of commercial and recreational boaties in the South-West. The Augusta Boat Harbor, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program, includes a four-lane boat […]

  • 9 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    CEDA as an official stakeholder has been participating in the work relating to the implementation of the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) from the second part of 2009. This concise document introduces briefly the MSFD and explains why and in what way is CEDA involved in the discussions relating to the implementation of the […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last Thursday, 26 February 2015, the Deputy Emir of Qatar His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani officially started the controlled flooding operations for the new Hamad Port Project in the presence of His Highness Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and His Excellency Jassim Saif Al Sulaiti, the Minister […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2018 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $79 million will be used in 2018 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. The Detroit District’s work plan increase of […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has just presented the company’s Annual Report 2017 with an overview of its activities and a financial report. According to the release, in 2017, JDN realised a turnover of 1,758 million euro. More important, the company reported continued and even increasing profitability of Jan De Nul Group’s activities. The EBITDA in 2017 […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In just a few months, the first ever Dredging School in Africa will be launched at the Maritime School of Excellence, Durban. The announcement was made by Nonkululeko Sishi, Chief Human Resources Officer at Transnet, during the recent launch of the IHC Dredging Simulator in Durban. Ms Nonkululeko Sishi said: “In January 2017, we will be launching the first ever Dredging […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has hosted a visit from senior officials at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The visit which took place on Sunday 9 February was led by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi CEO, ADPC. The VIP visitors included US Commissioner Thomas Winkowski, and other senior members of staff from the organization. The […]

  • 20 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, accompanied by Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada will invest in construction, repair and dredging projects at four small craft harbours in Southwest Nova Scotia. They also provided an update on the ongoing projects at Digby Harbour. “Our […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following an April 21 presentation in Washington D.C., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the final integrated report ad environmental impact statement for the Encinitas-Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Protection Project.  “A tremendous amount of hard work and dedication over nearly 15 years was realized yesterday,” said Col. […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mayor of Long Beach, California, Robert Garcia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the Federal Cost Share Agreement to begin the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem Restoration Study. “Improving our ecosystem and coastal experience is a win for residents and visitors, and will be a boost to the Long Beach economy,” said Mayor Robert […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator Fabian Manning, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced an $18.4 million investment in improvement projects at small craft harbors in Newfoundland and Labrador. “The Government of Canada is proud to invest in Newfoundland and Labrador’s harbors and to ensure that fishermen and commercial harbor users have […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Plans for Montserrat’s new port in Carr’s Bay have reached the critical 90% design stage. This week, representatives from the consulting firm Halcrow gave presentations to both government officials and other stakeholders on the developing plans for the port. In 2012, the government approved a new design concept for the town at Little Bay which […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began work on a $14.5 million jetty repair project at the entrance to the Brownsville Ship Channel with scheduled completion in 2014. Jetties, also known as stone breakwaters, minimize wave action along the shoreline and prevent sediment from filling the entrances to ship channels along the Texas […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Based on careful consideration of the implementation costs, regulatory requirements and other concerns expressed by the community, the navigation improvement project for the Maalaea Small Boat Harbor has been terminated by the project sponsors. The project involved investigation of harbor improvements to address navigational safety and surge-related problems in Maalaea Harbor. The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 4 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for a combined maintenance dredging project located in Norwalk and New Haven harbors, Connecticut. The project is planned to be issued on or about May 2013. The construction will occur in the winter of 2013-14 and is expected to take […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    California Congresswoman Julia Brownley yesterday announced $14.8 million in federal funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Ventura County at Channel Islands Harbor, Ventura Harbor, and the Port of Hueneme, set to strengthen local infrastructure. “Ventura Harbor, Channel Islands Harbor, and the Port of Hueneme are essential drivers of our local economy, and […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter led 18 Senators in a bipartisan letter urging the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership to set the funding levels for harbor maintenance at the levels authorized in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “We need to make investments where there will be the greatest impact – and that means ports […]

  • 31 March 2014

    U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown, along with Reps. Bob Gibbs, Dave Joyce, and Marcy Kaptur, urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pursue all options necessary to ensure Lake Erie is appropriately dredged and maintained as soon as possible. The Great Lakes—especially Lake Erie—are vital to serving Ohio’s economic needs, but shipping […]