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  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced it has entered into a new $75 million revolving credit facility. An additional $25 million is available under the facility subject to the lenders’ discretion. This new facility replaces the existing debt facility that would have matured in September […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator John Hoeven recently spoke with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Deputy Director Russ Vought, urging for the inclusion of the Red River Valley’s flood protection project in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget request. The senator stressed the significance of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issuing a permit for the […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB), Alberto Pons, met the Mayor of Mahon, Águeda Reynés, in Palma yesterday,to discuss the latest developments affecting the Port of Mahon and study the actions to be taken over the port’s dredging project, after the Environmental Public Prosecutor’s Office last week filed the complaint […]

  • 4 November 2011

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown discussed issues pertaining to the Cleveland Harbor in a meeting yesterday with officials from the Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District, which encompasses northern Ohio. Brown met with Deputy District Commander Martin Lewton, Deputy for Programs, Planning, and Project Management Thomas Switala, Chief of Programs and Project Management Ron Kozlowski, and […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the end of October, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) co-hosted a conference, with the Portuguese Engineers Association (OE) in Lisbon. The CEDA Iberian Conference: Dredging for sustainable port development, had over 120 participants, and addressed key topics relevant to the success of port dredging and sediment management projects, with a focus on the Iberian […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Export Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) has signed a loan grant contract with the Department of Finance of the Philippines to support the Cebu New Port Construction Project with $173 million in the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF). The capital port development project, to be located in the village of Tayud in Consolacion, will be […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The Manatee County Port Authority has approved a $13 million contract with American Bridge Company for a 584-foot extension of Berth 12 and a 10-acre container yard, finishing a port expansion project originating in 1997. The project is expected to be complete by mid-2013, well in advance of the on-going expansion of the Panama Canal […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council (FPC), represented by the Chairman, Bill Johnson, PortMiami; Legislative Co-Chairmen, Paul Anderson, Port of Tampa, and Steve Cernak, Port Everglades; Stan Payne, Port Canaveral; and Carlos Buqueras, Port Manatee, presented the FPC Federal Legislative agenda to the Florida Congressional Delegation yesterday. “With the state of Florida leadership already committed to creating […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Moffatt & Nichol in less than three weeks won its second Engineering News-Record Merit Award, the award winner was the company’s Bair Island Restoration project in San Mateo County. Bair Island is one of the largest wetland restoration projects in California, restoring approximately 1400 acres of tidal wetlands. The project won a Merit Award in […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Manatee officials are encouraged that the Obama administration’s budget request for fiscal year 2015 includes full federal funding for the first study phase of deepening the federal channel and harbor area of Port Manatee, which is regarded as the closest U.S. deepwater seaport to the expanding Panama Canal. Manatee Harbor, near the Gulf of […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host additional public meetings in July to seek input on the proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway. • July 10 at 4 p.m., at the Texas A&M Corpus Christi Carlos Truan Natural Resources Center Building, Room 1003, 6300 Ocean […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proceeding with its internal review of a proposal to build a ring levee around the communities of Oxbow, Hickson and Bakke, ND. The ring levee is being proposed as mitigation for the staging area needed for the diversion channel. The staging area would be used to store water […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick visited the Port of Houston Authority last week and was given an aerial tour of the Houston Ship Channel as part of a briefing that highlighted economic growth along the federal waterway. He […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Lee County beaches will soon be transformed during renourishment projects at Bonita Beach and Lovers Key State Park. Heavy equipment is expected to be on Bonita Beach starting Wednesday, June 25, with work beginning June 30 and proceeding north to south for about five weeks. The estimated start date for Lovers Key is August […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Benigno S. Aquino III is scheduled to visit this city today to inaugurate the picturesque Maguino-o Port. Manager Dominador Licayan of the Philippine Ports Authority in Eastern Visayas said that the PPA General Manager Atty. Juan Santa Ana will be at the Maguinoo Port to welcome President Aquino. The President is expected to arrive […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced it has closed on a $175 million five year revolving credit facility. Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, (“Wells”) acted as Administrative Agent, Swingline Lender and […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Terminal Catalunya, a subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings, celebrated the grand opening of its new semi-automated deep-water container terminal – Barcelona Europe South Terminal. The opening was presided over by His Majesty the King of Spain Juan Carlos I. BEST, located in the Port of Barcelona, is the first semi-automated terminal in HPH network of […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 7th meeting with R.D. James, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, Senator John Hoeven urged the nominee, if confirmed, to help advance comprehensive flood protection in North Dakota. The senator introduced James to the flood study in the Minot region and the work to secure flood protection […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion reached another major milestone with yesterday’s arrival of the final shipment of gates. The gates for the new locks will be used for the Atlantic side of the project, two gates, and two for the Pacific. The four gates arrived on board the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping, after […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The Flood Diversion Authority has approved preliminary guidelines, proposed by the City of Oxbow, ND, for building a ring levee around that community. At the Diversion Authority meeting on January 10, members approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which is in response to the City of Oxbow’s requested conditions for supporting construction of the […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Puerto Rico Government is looking for a major international port operator to partner with on the development of the Port of the Americas, located in Ponce, on the southern coast of the island. The Port of the Americas site sits on over 300 acres, located just 5 miles from Mercedita Airport, representing a tremendous opportunity for […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The 5th edition of the market report Container Terminal Project Pipeline published by German DS Research takes a closer look on upcoming container terminal projects, their chances to get completed and industry growth. According to DS Research, about 350 expansion projects target to supply 270 million TEU additional container handling capacity up to year 2023 […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2011 (FY11). The work plan details how USACE will execute the $5.065 billion Civil Works appropriation it received on April 15 when President Barrack Obama signed Public Law 112-10, the Department of […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The concerned groups and individuals said there should have been transparency in the controversial P50-million Yawa River dredging project implementation in line with the “Matuwid na daan” policy of President Benigno S. Aquino III. Incidentally, dredging projects have been selectively banned in the Bicol Region because of their highly scandalous implementation in the past, which […]