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  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 includes roughly $123.8 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. Along with an updated total of $128.1 million included in the recently released USACE work plan for fiscal 2016, this funding allows Philadelphia District to continue to […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme are going on show this month to communities upstream of the city center, announced today the Environment Agency. A series of drop in events are being held in Kirkstall, Horsforth, Rodley and Apperley Bridge areas of Leeds, giving residents the opportunity to view options to […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The Port Authority of Jamaica and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) have arrived at an Initial Framework Agreement that provides the general terms and conditions under which discussions will continue regarding the proposed development of Portland Bight/Goat Island. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, in a statement in the […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new report has revealed that the impact of dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef is much worse than the mining industry or state-owned ports have indicated, raising concerns over plans to dredge and dump more than 100 million tonnes in the Reef’s waters. The report’s key findings include: – The World Heritage […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Martin O’Malley, joined by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and private sector partners from Highstar Capital and Ports America Chesapeake, yesterday led celebration of a new 50-foot-deep berth and four supersized container cranes at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal. The project is part of a larger public-private partnership (P3) agreement that is supporting […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Used Dredge Center has announced the immediate availability of the first two completely refurbished dredges. “We now have a 10-inch (250 mm) AMMCO model PD-10E, and an 8-inch (200 mm) AMMCO Swinging-Ladder Dredge, both ready for inspection at our manufacturing facility in Goodlettsville (Nashville), Tennessee,” they announced. These are both heavy-duty, easily transportable machines, […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The proposal by Lanco Resources Australia Pty Ltd to develop a coal storage and loading facility at Berth 14A will have the capacity to export 15 million tonnes of coal per year from Bunbury Port. The coal will be sourced from the proposed expansion of Griffin Coal’s operations in the Collie Basin.The proposal includes the […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, conservation and fisheries groups, California officials have closed a loophole in the state’s suction dredge mining ban. The move will protect water quality, wildlife and fisheries from destructive forms of recreational mining. Suction dredging is an environmentally harmful mining practice has been banned in […]

  • 29 April 2011

      Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of the Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Companhia Docas do Espírito Santo (CODESA) in which the two parties declare their intention to collaborate as a strategic partner in the development of a new container deep see port in the Port of Vitória, Espírito Santo. In […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Technology holds the key to achieving sustainable long-term development of the ports business in today’s digitised world and DP World is proactively pursuing this strategy at its facilities, according to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region. His remarks came during a week in which two separate groups of academics and business students […]

  • 25 November 2010

    Experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will conduct a public workshop Dec. 15, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Savannah Civic Center to discuss the recently announced proposal to deepen the Savannah Harbor from its current depth down to a maximum depth of 48 feet. The details on the project are […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly (412 to 4) approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity and economic growth. The House passed the Conference Report to H.R. 3080, the […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved the City of Mountlake Terrace’s updated shoreline master program. “It is important for us to adopt this plan. It will protect the shoreline of Mountlake Terrace and provides clear direction on how to use the shoreline in ways that will be good for the environment and good for […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the bill to fund the government for fiscal year 2014 includes critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways, including the Mississippi River. The bill eliminates the automatic spending cut—known as the sequester—that arbitrarily cut programs and resources […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacramento is among the most at-risk cities in America for catastrophic flooding. An aging system of dams, weirs, bypasses and levees work together to reduce flood risk for the city. But that system, just like a chain, is only as strong as its weakest link, and needs comprehensive modernization. This year, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato-Tainui has signed a new Waikato River agreement with Waikato Regional Council, formalising an already closely working relationship over river co-management. The joint management agreement (JMA), signed at the Ferrybank in Hamilton, is a feature of the iwi river co-management arrangements with the Crown under the Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010. The […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    At 2012, Ibercisa will continue to emphasize the advantages of electrically driven deck equipment, definitely one of the big technological advances in this field. The electronic system will greatly affect a vessel’s efficiency and running costs by reducing fuel costs. Ibercisa will also give special attention to equipment for the Offshore & AHTS sector as […]

  • 19 March 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies (OTT) introduced the Ocean Ranger OTO2 Subsea drill rig. General Manager from OTT Mr Tom Wilson said: “OTT has leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation to design environmentally-friendly subsea equipment.” Mr Wilson stated that OTT success is with the input and effort of the company Operations Manager and designer, Mr Ian […]

  • 1 December 2010
    Vessels

    The Mississippi River and other inland rivers of the United States are home to several thousand towboats. They are vital carriers of goods and materials, and an important element within the country’s overall transportation system. Current and future environmental restrictions on emissions are creating the need for a new ‘greener’ design for these vessels. Wärtsilä […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    To make Maasvlakte 2 accessible to shipping, the PUMA contracting consortium (Boskalis and Van Oord) has started excavation of the temporary dam between the Yangtzehaven and the Maasvlakte 2 ports. The contractor will leverage the water’s force for the very last part. This coming weekend the dam between the Yangtzehaven and Maasvlakte 2 will be […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea announced today they have secured new premises in Aberdeen, Scotland, to gather their local teams and operations under one roof namely ‘Reef Subsea House’, located within Altens Industrial Estate, south of the city. The bespoke building will support Group’s companies to continue to develop their respective businesses on a global scale from this […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area that was released yesterday highlights improvements in the management, protection and health of the iconic Great Barrier Reef. According to the report, the iconic reef remains the best managed marine ecosystem in the world. The report has been submitted for consideration by the […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House yesterday to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy and the Jones Act. Following the meeting, President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers. “President Trump had the Jones Act matters […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s proposed fiscal 2020 Civil Works Budget released March 12 includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program. The overall Civil Works Budget includes $2.308 billion for commercial navigation; $1.011 billion for flood and storm risk management; $249 million for recreation; $187 million for aquatic […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed its review of the 2012 periodic inspection of the Freeport and Vicinity Hurricane Flood Protection Project, which concluded in an overall rating of unacceptable. The local sponsor, Velasco Drainage District, will host a public meeting June 13 at 6 p.m. at the Lake Jackson Civic Center, […]