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  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao, yesterday announced $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, 14 of which go to port-related projects, are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grants program and support road, rail, transit, and port […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lagos State Government last Thursday announced that work is progressing steadily on the construction of nine jetties with shelter and shoreline protection and channelization of four new ferry routes as part of efforts to boost water transportation in line with the multi-modal transport policy across the State. Speaking at the annual Ministerial Press Briefing […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured. The impact of the blast left the body parts of Pius Oladele, head of the sand dredgers association in the area, flying in different directions. Emergency rescue officials, who arrived minutes after the noon incident, used shovel to scoop […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes recently announced major steps in the effort to improve two Michigan rivers on the national Areas of Concern list. Michigan has 14 Areas of Concern – Great Lakes coastal waterways where historic pollution has significantly degraded the ecosystem. Each site is defined by specific Beneficial Use Impairments, conditions […]

  • 30 March 2012

    A fossilised otter skull trawled from the bottom of the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands last year is approximately 9000 years old. This otter fossil was found together with the remains of mammoths and other mammals dating from the ice age. 14C dating shows that this carnivore did not live between 50,000 […]

  • 14 May 2012

    This week the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers made progress on two separate action paths for the City of Seattle’s Elliott Bay Seawall project. First, a Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM, was completed on May 7 by the Corps’ Seattle District Civil Works Branch for the General Investigation study. Second, the District’s Regulatory Branch made […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The UK is set to be amongst the best prepared nations for the implications of climate change following publication of a groundbreaking study into the threats the country faces. The Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) highlights the top 100 challenges to the UK and their economy of a changing climate and provides the most compelling […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick experienced record volumes in calendar year 2011 and handled 26.1 million tons of cargo, an additional 1.1 million tons, or a 4.3 percent increase. In Savannah, the Authority handled a record 2.95 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit (TEUs) containers, an […]

  • 9 March 2012

    An additional deep-water facility at Lerwick Harbour has been brought into operation ahead of schedule to support a major subsea project in the North Sea. Work was accelerated on an 80-metre section of the quay under development at Greenhead to make it available for use by Technip, a world leader in energy industry project management, […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Indian ports handled total cargo traffic of around 870 million tonnes in 2010-11. While the major ports handled 570 million tonnes, non-major ports handled around 34% of the total cargo at 300 million tones. Kandla, Vishakhapatnam, JNPT and Chennai handled 48.4% of the major ports’ cargo in 2010-11. Shri G.K. Vasan Union Minister of Shipping […]

  • 20 February 2012

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World, has visited the company’s new terminals in Suriname, which joined the port operator’s global network just over six months ago. During his visit, Mr. Bin Sulayem met Marcel Mulier, Manager Corporate Affairs Havenbeheer Suriname (Suriname Port Authority). They discussed mutual relations and potential port developments. The […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews have resumed pumping sand onto the beaches of Rockaway as part of the Corps of Engineers’ effort to repair and restore the engineered beach there to provide coastal storm risk management benefits to the community. Work was temporarily stopped this summer when, as expected, crews moving east reached nesting areas of the endangered piping […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hunt Companies began construction on a beach renourishment project that aims to sustain and stabilize the beach along the Iroquois Point housing area shoreline, which is the most severe, chronically eroding shoreline on O‘ahu. The restoration project is the largest of its kind in Hawai‘i and has taken eight years of planning and preparation. Approximately […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The DEQ  announced $3 million in grants statewide to improve water quality in Michigan’s lakes and streams. The grants, issued through Michigan’s Nonpoint Source Program, support development of watershed plans to improve water quality as well as funding for existing program activities. Several of the projects will result in water bodies meeting water quality standards. […]

  • 30 May 2012

    Essar Ports Limited, one of the largest private sector port companies of India, today announced the creation of a long-term strategic alliance with Port of Antwerp International (“PAI”) and aninvestment of approx. Rs 175 croreby PAI in Essar Ports. PAI is the international investing arm of the Antwerp Port Authority, which is the port authority […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has reached an agreement with The Rezayat Group of Saudi Arabia (Rezayat) to sell SMIT’s terminal and AHTS transport activities to Lamnalco Ltd (Lamnalco). Boskalis and Rezayat each own a 50% stake in Lamnalco. Lamnalco will pay approximately USD 450 million for these activities and Boskalis will receive a net cash […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A PowerDigger 3D GPS machine control system from Leica Geosystems​ enabled a Kentucky contractor to see excavation work underwater by viewing a display screen in the operator’s cab. Last summer, M. Bowling Inc, Henderson, KY, excavated 130,000 cubic yards of earth to widen and deepen the Ohio River in preparation for a possible expansion of […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Environmental investigation will resume this week at the I & J Waterway cleanup site in Bellingham Bay. Contractors working for the Port of Bellingham will collect sediment samples from the bay and the beach Tuesday, April 24, and Wednesday, April 25, 2012. They expect to collect samples from storm drains the following week. This round […]

  • 20 July 2010

    Conservation groups today urged the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to pass President Obama’s budget proposal to begin funding Coastal Louisiana restoration projects when it marks up the spending bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other public agencies for Fiscal Year 2011. Last week, the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee did […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Port Corpus Christi announced yesterday the promotion of David Krams to Director of Engineering Services under the supervision of the Deputy Port Director of Engineering, Finance and Administration. Krams’ experience at the Port and in private practice made him well qualified for the responsibilities as the new head of the Port’s Engineering Department. Krams will […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    ASL Marine Holdings Ltd., an integrated marine company offering comprehensive services in shipbuilding, shiprepair and conversion, shipchartering and dredging engineering, reported revenue of S$68.5 million and net profit attributable to shareholders of S$3.0 million for the three months ended 30 September 2014. Total Group revenue of S$68.5 million for 1QFY2015 was 53.8% lower year-on-year (yoy) compared […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Port of Long Beach was named the best seaport in North America by Cargonews Asia at the 2012 Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai. It is the 15th time in the past 17 years that the Port of Long Beach has been recognized as the best on the continent by importers, exporters, […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Sand and stone will provide better protection for rocket launch pads, as well as Commonwealth of Virginia and Navy facilities located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore from the advancing Atlantic Ocean. The construction of a 14-foot-high seawall, as well as a widened beach, at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility’s launch range will help slow erosion along […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Anzali Port is a harbour town, near Rasht, on Iran’s Caspian Sea coast. (“Bandar” literally means “port.”) It is one of the most important seaports in northern Iran. It consists of an island called Mianposhteh and its surrounding lands. Tourist attractions include a clock tower called Manareh, the long harbour promenade, and the water-logged delta […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Governor Jindal met with local officials and flew over barrier island projects to observe the state’s progress to protect Louisiana’s coast and highlight continued coastal land loss in Louisiana. The Governor highlighted three specific projects on Pelican Island, Shell Island and Scofield Island on the lower rim of Barataria Bay. On Shell Island, the state […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the Cooper’s Ferry Partnership in Camden, New Jersey has been selected to receive $70,000 worth of technical assistance to advance projects aimed at reducing water pollution in Camden. The EPA will provide the assistance to help estimate the benefits of the Camden SMART (Stormwater Management And Resource […]