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  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) received additional support from bipartisan Members of the Texas Congressional Delegation in a recent letter sent to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging that more funds be designated to it this year. U.S. Reps. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee, Mike Conaway, Chairman […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is again calling on federal officials to allocate funding for an emergency dredging of Hampton Harbor. U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen led a letter yesterday with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster, to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Carolina congressional delegation has requested the highest level of funding possible for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps Work Plan. The letter was signed by South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Representatives Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, Ralph Norman, James […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) said in their latest announcement that they had a very successful Washington, DC fly-in this past week.  It was a good and solid effort made by all to demonstrate the resolve of the U.S-Flag dredging industry, DCA said. “I am pleased with the success of this fly-in to Washington, […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation yesterday urged federal environmental officials to support the prompt transition of the Portland Harbor Superfund site from the prolonged study phase to active cleanup. The letter from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme will play host to a number of industry visits this spring/summer, starting with a delegation from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) later this month, reports Mackley. A number of ICE Student Committee members are currently on secondment at Gatwick Airport and will visit the Shoreham site for a tour/presentation […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Paul Ansah, the acting director general of the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA), inspected the Tema Port expansion site earlier this week. During the visit, the GPHA team toured the offices of Meridian Ports Services where they were hosted by the CEO of MPS, Mohammed Samara. Mr Samara informed the delegation that 750 meters of […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of Mr. Graham McAllister, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District’s Navigational Branch Chief, Ellicott Dredges recently hosted a facility tour and brief presentation of their various capabilities. The tour included a walk-through of the Engineering Department and overview of the advanced engineering and design tools used by their multi-disciplined engineering […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Flanders Investment & Trade Agency and the Brussels Export & Investment Promotion Agency with the support of East Flanders province (Belgium) will lead an economic delegation to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Breaking News. The delegation with over 40 company members will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4-7 and in Hanoi […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from Saudi Arabia visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, in Las Vegas on July 28. District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs briefed the group on the District’s area of responsibility and the scope of work performed. Of particular interest to the group was the District’s longtime partner in area flood […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    An official Brazilian delegation recently visited Deltares to discuss possibilities to better connect vertical reference systems covering both land and sea using accurate hydrodynamic modelling. The delegation includes specialists from the Ministry of the Environment (MMA), from the Navy’s Hydrography Center (CHM), from the Army’s Geography Service (DSG), from the federal Geological Service (CPRM), from […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delegation of senior managers from the Environment Agency last week enjoyed an ‘informative’ site visit to a flood alleviation scheme being delivered by Team Van Oord. The EA party, which included the Agency’s new Chief Executive, Sir James Bevan, visited the site, near Pease Pottage on Tuesday, 7 June. The flood prevention works being carried […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    After leading a two-day fact-finding mission to the Panama Canal, aimed at learning more about how the canal expansion program will affect Washington trade, jobs and port competitiveness, Senator Pam Roach has returned to Washington. She returned with an urgent warning for her fellow lawmakers: “We’d better get serious about making our ports more competitive […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Around 40 members of the IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) South Downs Branch recently paid a visit to a flood alleviation scheme being carried out by Team Van Oord. The visit was to the Clay’s Lake site, near Pease Pottage, where flood prevention works are being carried out as part of the Upper Mole […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members of Maryland’s House Delegation met yesterday with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Colonel Edward P. Chamberlayne, Commander and District Engineer of the Baltimore District office, for an update on the Corps’ current activities and projects in Maryland. Colonel Chamberlayne also discussed the Corps’ budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 which includes the Baltimore Harbor and […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Earl L. Carter, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, urged the administration to include critical funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) in the President’s fiscal year 2017 budget. In a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan, the […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A six-member Chinese delegation headed by Mr Lu Hao, Chairman of Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of National People’s Congress of China, visited the headquarters of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) in Kingston, Jamaica, last week. During the meeting with the ISA Secretary-General Mr Nii Allotey Odunton, Mr Lu Hao briefed on the progress on the China legislation […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Virginia’s congressional delegation is urging President Obama to support funding to expand the Port of Virginia. In a bipartisan letter signed by the delegation, the members urged the Administration to support funds for a project to expand the current dredge fill facility at Craney Island in Hampton Roads and allow for a marine terminal on […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut delegation sent a letter yesterday to Lieutenant General Tom Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the recently-released Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Long Island Sound. “As representatives from Connecticut, a state with 332 miles of coastline, […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV is joining the Maritime Business Delegation accompanying Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam, to Jakarta from 24-28 August.  Arriving from Rotterdam, home to Europe’s largest sea port, the Maritime Business Delegation’s visit to Jakarta coincides with a period of major construction in the Indonesian maritime sector. The country plans to construct 24 new […]

  • 26 June 2015

    Representatives of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern business community and Port of Sassnitz from Germany visited the Port of Bronka yesterday, Port News announced. This visit to the Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka was arranged within the framework of the Days of German Economy in the Leningrad Region, held on June 24-25, 2015. The delegation also included the representatives […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    HKND Group and the Nicaragua Canal Development Project Commission met recently with Belgian business delegation in Managua where they talked about the Nicaragua Grand Canal project. The Belgian delegation consisted of seven major construction and engineering companies including SBE (one of the top global engineering consultants), DEME, Jan De Nul Group, IMDC (dredging consultant), SECO (technical control […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the Port of Qingdao in Shandong Province, China recently visited HR Wallingford to explore ways to address the technical and environmental challenges faced by their expanding operations. The Qingdao Port Directors meet maritime specialists from HR Wallingford to discuss issues relating to port development planning, dredging, navigation and the environment. Dr Andrew Brown, […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Just one day after the ceremonial visit of the Minister-President of Flanders, the Port of Gdansk hosted a 19-strong Belgian delegation from the region of Flanders, including representatives of the city and the port of Ghent as well as Belgian business leaders: Sea-Invest, Peltracom and Jan De Nul. The Belgian visitors’ half-day visit provided an […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Bernard Li, HKND Group PR Deputy General Manager, met on February 2nd 2015, in Managua with the Delegation of the EU in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, and to the Central American Integration System, headed by Ambassador Mr. Javier Núñez Sandomingo.  Both side took the opportunity to exchange views on the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project. Mr. […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Japan Research Institute, accompanied by the Head of the Overseas Projects Unit of the Japanese Ministry of Infrastructures and Transports – Mr. Kosuke Fujita, recently visited the four members of the North Adriatic Ports Association (NAPA). During the meetings at the ports of Venice, Trieste, Koper and Rijeka, the delegation wanted to learn more […]