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  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, The Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, the Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]

  • 9 November 2009

    LOKOJA, Nigeria — After decades of delay and wrangling by resisting riverine communities, Nigeria has launched a multi-million-dollar dredging exercise to boost navigation and commerce on the Niger River… Source: AFP, November 8, 2009;

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, sent a letter to Secretary Penny Pritzker of the U.S. Department of Commerce, requesting a meeting to discuss the Louisiana Congressional delegation’s concerns regarding the allocation of funds from the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the […]

  • 5 May 2010

    The chamber of commerce is pleased that a Cape Breton Regional Municipality committee has recommended council approve a $2-million… [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, May 5, 2010;

  • 23 October 2013

    All four of the super post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes that arrived at the Port of Savannah in June are now fully operational at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal. The cranes arrived on a specialized vessel June 5. After the cranes were offloaded, crews began raising the booms, and the electrical and machinery housings roughly 100 […]

  • 29 February 2012

    State Representative Lonnie Reed (D-Branford) testified before the Commerce Committee today on SB 220, An Act Concerning Navigation, Coastal Access and Clean Marinas. Rep. Reed said the bill represents a common sense strategy designed to support and grow marina businesses and create more maritime jobs while also incentivizing the safe disposal of paints, cleaning products, […]

  • 7 February 2012

    As part of President Obama’s National Export Initiative (NEI) to double U.S. commercial exports by the end of 2014, thereby creating or supporting several million American jobs, U.S. Commerce Under Secretary Francisco Sanchez and top officials from a number of major local economic entities signed a joint memorandum of intent (MOI) at the Tampa Port […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational meeting (July 2, 2013, 613 Pleasant Street New Bedford, MA) regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, introduced a bipartisan amendment in the House of Representatives to ensure that funds for harbor maintenance are used as intended and not diverted for other purposes. The amendment, co-authored by Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI), was passed unanimously by a voice vote. “The Harbor Maintenance Trust […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker wrapped up her trade mission to Africa with a stop in Ethiopia that focused on AGOA renewal. AGOA, the U.S. African Growth and Opportunity Act, “is one critical tool to continue deepening trade and investment ties between the U.S. and Africa,” the Commerce Department said in a May 27 […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The U.S. Department of Commerce yesterday announced the release of a $3.1 million grant to support the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority’s… (toledoblade) [mappress] Source: toledoblade, September 22, 2011

  • 8 March 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., and Congressman Joe Courtney issued the following joint statement after co-authoring a bipartisan letter to the House Budget Committee requesting full allocation of Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) receipts to remedy maintenance problems facing the nation’s ports and harbors: “Our nation’s ports and harbors function as gateways to domestic […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, hosted an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. The […]

  • 19 July 2012

    A network of 31 tidal data collection stations located between South Padre Island and the Sabine and Neches rivers, known as the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network (TCOON), aids the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in keeping federal waterways open for navigation. Entrusted with maintaining 1,000 miles of channels along the Gulf of […]

  • 19 February 2012

      On any given day, ships carrying cargo from Mexico to China pull into one of the 28 ports along the Texas coast to deliver imported goods ranging from coffee to cars – a maritime industry that generates $135 billion in economic value to the state and creates nearly one million jobs. With Texas ports […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    On April 26, 2018, Secretary Wilbur Ross, United States Department of Commerce, appointed Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA).  Wetta named Charlie Sinunu, DSC’s Director of International Dredge Sales to his staff and they will help identify commercial opportunities […]

  • 20 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced in Norfolk, Va. today $40 million for critical hydrographic survey and chart projects across the United States that strengthen the economy, create jobs, and support safe and efficient marine commerce and trade… Source: NOAA

  • 6 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Commerce Department awarded Ellicott Dredges the prestigious Export Achievement Certificate at the Trade Winds Forum and Business Development Conference in Singapore on May 16th, 2012. Under Secretary Francisco Sánchez presented the Certificate to Ellicott citing its successful sale of dredges to international markets. “Ellicott Dredges is the oldest and largest U.S. manufacturer of […]

  • 22 February 2012

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss met yesterday with Acting U.S. Deputy Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank for a briefing on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) and a tour of the Port of Savannah. “We’ve seen meaningful job growth over the last two years, but getting more Americans back to work means helping more […]

  • 8 February 2012

    The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka will hold a seminar titled ‘Ports, Shipping Procedures and Industry Issues’ on Thursday 16 February 2012 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the NCCSL Auditorium, No. 450, D R Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10. It will be addressed by the most prominent speakers in the country who are […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray yesterday broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency. “Investing in infrastructure just […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announced that it has appointed Cashman-Weeks NB to build the Marine Commerce Terminal and to undertake the associated dredging works, reports southcoasttoday.com. Regarding this announcement, Mayor Jon Mitchell said: “The awarding of the contract and the start of dredging for the South Terminal project means that it is at […]

  • 22 February 2011

    The Import Section of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce is organizing a seminar titled “The Opportunities in Port Development” on Friday 25th… (slpa) [mappress] Source: slpa, February 22, 2011;

  • 29 September 2011

    Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Blank yesterday announced $102 million for three Louisiana projects in the Barataria and Terrebone basins, to restore deteriorated wetlands and barrier island habitats along the state’s coast. These awards are funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) program. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., Louisiana Coastal Protection […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan State Senators Goeff Hansen, John Proos and Tom Casperson held a press conference last month to announce funding that will aid communities in their efforts to dredge ports, waterways and marinas. Here is the video from this conference: Revenue from tourism, boating and shipping commerce are a vital part of Michigan’s economy yet receding […]