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  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum on February 22, 2017, to address USACE policy, programs, authorities and business process developments. James Dalton, USACE director of Civil Works, will provide the keynote address. “This forum provides us with an opportunity to meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Seattle Engineer District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has informed the Port of Skagit that the next round of maintenance dredging in the Swinomish Channel will begin in late September. On July 22, 2014, the Corps issued a contract to American Construction Co. Inc. for $820,750, to complete the FY14 Swinomish Channel […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of New Bedford has submitted a $15 million TIGER grant for the 2017 round offered by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement. The port is seeking funds to build 800 feet of additional bulkhead in the North Terminal and complete Phase V dredging. […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    From March 18 to 19, CCCG & CCCC 2013 Work Conference was held at CCCC Building in Beijing. In strict accordance with the requirements of the Notice on the Thorough Learning and Implementation of the Eight Regulations of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee on Improving Work Style and Maintaining Close Ties with the […]

  • 16 March 2012

    For the second consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere Institute, the ACP secured a spot on the list for “demonstrating leadership in ethical business practices.” “We are truly honored by this award at the Panama Canal. […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey has marked the start of works on the £100 million Boston Barrier flood defense, breaking ground on an Environment Agency scheme that will protect 14,000 homes and businesses from tidal flooding. Work is already underway to dredge more than 5,000 cubic meters of silt from the Boston Haven to make way […]

  • 22 January 2013

    Silt is piling up in the Petaluma River and at least one company is finding it extremely bad for business. The river naturally deposits silt as water flows downstream, requiring it to be dredged every four years to keep the channel clear for boats. But a full dredging hasn’t happened in 10 years. As a […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Port dues in Rotterdam will be lowered next year to below the 2008 level. The existing discounts will be maintained, inflation will not be passed on again and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be giving an extra 2% discount on the port dues. In addition to this, € 5 million of the port dues […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Associated British Ports announces that, after completing six years at the helm, Chief Executive Peter Jones has announced that he will retire at the end of March 2013. He will be succeeded by James Cooper, who has served as a Non Executive Director of ABP since May 2007. Over recent years, ABP and the port […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mundubbera’s flood resilience will be greatly improved with an earthen flood levee to be built through the Newman Government’s record investment in flood and disaster mitigation projects to protect Queensland communities. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the 2013 floods were the largest on record for the North Burnett. “The floods […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Rotterdam has just released this very interesting video named ‘New Space for Growth: Offshore Center Rotterdam’, showing the progress being made on the new OCMR development scheme. In the video, the port said that the phased realization of Maasvlakte 2 is really beginning to take shape. Offshore Center Rotterdam project, conducted by the […]

  • 22 July 2011

    With educational booths, a free barbecue donated by businesses and airboat rides, the Moses Lake Irrigation & Rehabilitation District’s … By Lynne Lynch (columbiabasinherald) [mappress] Source: columbiabasinherald, July 22, 2011;

  • 26 January 2012

    Forth Ports, DP World and Associated British Ports (ABP) announce today that Otter Ports Holdings Ltd, owner of Forth Ports, has acquired the 67% ownership of Tilbury Container Services Ltd (TCS) not already owned by Forth Ports from DP World and ABP. Forth Ports has been a one third shareholder in TCS since 1998 along […]

  • 10 August 2011

    The boardwalks that fan out from Lake Wyman and Rutherford parks off busy Fifth Avenue are entrances into a bucolic, untamed nature… (sun-sentinel) [mappress] Source: sun-sentinel, August 10, 2011

  • 14 July 2010

    You can just glimpse a view of one of Thorold’s biggest toxic cleanups from the bike path along the Welland Canal. An excavator was busy … [mappress] Source: The Tribune , July 15, 2010;

  • 25 October 2010

    State Ports Authority officials say Charleston could end up losing out on a lot of business in the future if the harbor is not deepened… By Nicole Johnson (wmbfnews) [mappress] Source: wmbfnews, October 25, 2010;

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is inviting local residents and businesses to discuss plans to help reduce the risk of flooding in Leekbrook area. The area is at risk of flooding from the River Churnet and Leek Brook which responds very quickly to heavy or excessive rainfall, often without warning. EA is in the process of looking at options […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s leading professional for flood resilience and technical director for water security, Fola Ogunyoye, will be one of the key speakers at the Resilience15, a one-day conference which will explore the opportunities and the business case for investing in and implementing flood resilience strategies. Fola will be speaking at 4pm today in a session […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Houston Small Business and Maritime Education Outreach Department participated at the 2017 Maritime and Logistics Youth Expo held at the San Jacinto College Maritime Technology and Training Center on April 28. Nearly 700 students attended the expo, learning about different careers in the maritime and logistics industries, Port Houston said in its announcement. The […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. Dredging is Van Oord’s biggest and most important market. “It is our signature talent, one that we have perfected continuously since our business was founded. We use our dredging solutions to reclaim land from the sea, protect coastal zones, and […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    WASSP Ltd has today announced the expansion of the company’s senior management with the appointment of Ian McDonald as General Manager. The role is a newly created position and will see Mr McDonald overseeing WASSP’s international sales & marketing strategy for their multibeam sonar products. Originally from Glasgow, Scotland, Mr McDonald has vast experience in […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For over ten years, local container haulier M&M Transport (Southern) Limited has been partnering with major shipping lines, agents and freight forwarders to help transport the goods that arrive in Southampton to locations around the UK. During that time its team have earned a reputation for cost effective container solutions and a friendly, personalised service. […]

  • 24 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    PT Timah plans to focus its mining businesses under the sea.   [mappress] Source: vivanews, May 24, 2010;

  • 24 October 2009
    Equipment, Technology

    GIANT metal buckets designed and manufactured in the North East and exported to mining and construction companies worldwide are helping a family business to hold its own in the teeth of the recession… Read more: nebusiness

  • 12 May 2010

    Gopalpur Ports Limited (GPL), a special purpose vehicle developing Gopalpur into an all-weather port, has achieved financial closure for the… [mappress] Source: business-standard, May 12, 2010;

  • 5 November 2010

    In expectation of a brisk winter seasonal business, WESTREC Marinas has announced the recent completion of its month long dredging project… (superyachttimes) [mappress] Source: superyachttimes, November 5, 2010;