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  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Reduce urban water risks by including wetlands as natural buffers in cities and their surrounding landscapes. This was the message by Chief executive officer Jane Madgwick of Wetlands International at the start of the United Nations’ Habitat III global summit in Quito, Ecuador on 17 October. Mrs Madgwick is part of the official Dutch delegation […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A six-member South Korean delegation earlier this week paid a visit to Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) where they discussed possible partnership opportunities related to the ports and shipping sectors. The delegation led by Director of Port Investment Cooperation Division Hi Young Lee showed real interest in various projects including development and upgrading of the country’s port […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. Congressman John Barrow, along with the rest of the Georgia delegation,  praised the Administration’s decision to expedite federal review of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Since joining Congress, Congressman Barrow has been active in securing funds to modernize and expand the port. “This is great news, not just for Georgia, but for the […]

  • 3 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A delegation from the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, headed by BIWTA-Chairman Abdul Meleque Miah, visited Europe in May. The main purpose of the trip was the pre-shipment inspection of the components for three cutter suction dredgers to be built at Chittagong-based Karnafuly Shipyard, whose Managing Director M.A. Rashid was among the delegates. The actual […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Embassy of the Netherlands and other Dutch dignitaries visited Poplar Island on October 1. During the visit, the officials learned more about best practices from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as they construct a similar remote habitat project in the Netherlands.   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Brittany Bangert

  • 27 August 2012

    According to sfgate.com, the U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Representative John Carney planned to join Army Corps of Engineers officials today for a tour of the Delaware River and discussion of the economic impact of the dredging plan. Delaware River dredging supporters say that this project will help keep area ports competitive. […]

  • 18 April 2012

    ADPC welcomed a high profile delegation of regional transport ministers to the Khalifa Port and Kizad Visitor Centre at Taweelah recently. The delegates were given a tour of the modern and highly sophisticated visitor centre at Taweelah, which brings the futuristic Khalifa Port and Kizad to life. H.E. Dr. Jabara Bin Eid Al-Suraiseri, Minister of […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Takeshi Maeda, Minister for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Government of Japan along with Mr. Akitaka Saiki, Ambassador of Japan to India met the Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan, in New Delhi today. Bilateral issues concerning the port and shipping sectors and other issues of mutual […]

  • 14 November 2011

    The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) received last week a high profile delegation from Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge), a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, who toured the Khalifa Port and its facilities as part of the two corporations’ efforts to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation. Borouge delegation was introduced to the […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, will visit Iran from Sunday 23 to Friday 28 October, accompanied by a delegation of Dutch companies. With this visit, the Minister intends to strengthen the economic ties in order for the Dutch companies to gain access to the Iranian market. The trade […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the permanent dialogue with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano visited South Korea to hold discussions with the vehicle carrier market segment and obtain feedback on the future toll structure being developed by the ACP that will go in effect upon completion of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2011

    Two delegations of Chamber of Commerce and Industries of Nepal and Bhutan visited the Mongla port recently inspect the infrastructure of … (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, September 7, 2011;

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Business Sweden recently led a business delegation compromising of Swedish companies focusing on material handling equipment, power equipment and transport solutions for ports. The aim of the visit was to learn more about the expansion plans for the port of Singapore and to explore opportunities for collaborations with the participating Swedish companies. The delegation had […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Malam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the preparedness of the Authority to partner with the United States Agency for International Development on economic activities that will be mutually beneficial to Nigeria and the United States of America (USA). The Managing director spoke in Lagos while receiving a delegation […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), the master developer of ports and industrial zones, have welcomed a delegation from the Port of Hastings Development Authority (PoHDA), Australia, at ADPC’s site office in Taweelah. It was a first time visit for the PoHDA delegates who were invited on a tour to see the high-tech visitor […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The Port of Seattle last week welcomed China’s Minister of Transport, Li Shenglin, a delegation of Ministry of Transport officials, Chinese Consul General staff, and COSCO America’s new President Liu Hanbo. The delegation visit from a high government official of China is rare, and a welcome surprise for the port. “China is the Port of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy General Director O.A. Gubina held a working meeting with the Vice -president of the port of Zeebrugge Mr. Vincent De Saedeleer. This meeting was also attended by the representatives of the Association to support the interests of the port of Zeebrugge (Association Port of Zeebrugge Interests), the ICO Terminals stevedoring company and the Belgian- […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Port Authority Executive Director Jerry Bridges was formally installed on Sept. 15 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) chairman of the board for 2011-12. Mr. Bridges accepted his new chairmanship duties at a membership meeting in Seattle during which the entire slate of 2011-12 officers was inducted as part of AAPA’s 100th […]

  • 24 October 2011

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, hosted Nigerian Minister of Transport, HE Senator Idris Umar, on a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port. The two sides discussed areas of possible mutual cooperation, especially in the trade and the ports sectors during a visit by the Nigerian Minister and his accompanying delegation […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards, together with State Representatives Tanner Magee, Stephanie Hilferty and Jerome “Zee” Zeringue will today participate in a flyover of coastal Louisiana. The delegation will meet with officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to discuss the state’s master plan to restore Louisiana’s eroding coast. “I’m looking forward to joining these […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high-level Spanish delegation led by His Excellency José Manuel Soria López, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, visited Jebel Ali Port and held talks on supply chain efficiencies with officials from DP World, UAE Region, the premier regional marine terminal operator. The Spanish Minister is currently visiting the United Arab Emirates, where he spoke […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    North Carolina’s congressional delegation members have addressed President Obama seeking the money for dredging the Wilmington Harbor. The funding would also include renourishment of Brunswick County beaches and Bald Head Island. According to the Sand Management Plan outlined by the Army Corps of Engineers, it is necessary to distribute sand to the beach communities in […]