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  • 11 March 2014

    Federal and local partners took a significant step towards reducing flood risk to the Metro East. Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, the Metro East Sanitary District and the Southwestern Illinois Flood Prevention District Council signed a project partnership agreement to address underseepage in the East St. Louis levee system. […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Homes and Communities Agency has begun its search for a partner to develop and operate a new 400 berth marina and surrounding waterfront development at East Cowes, Isle of Wight. The marina scheme represents the next important phase in the regeneration of East Cowes. Paul Flatt, HCA Senior Development Manager, said: “The marina project […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to construct a revetment at the base of the East Shore Arm breakwater at the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project in Narragansett, Rhode Island, and make breakwater repairs. Funding for the federal portion of this proposed project will be provided by […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation urged the Army Corps of Engineers to use a portion of the approximately $200 million in funding appropriated for construction of high priority projects as part of the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014 to fix the portions of the Wood River Levee that have been negatively impacted […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the major mechanical failure of the East Arm Wharf Container Crane on 14 October 2013, the Darwin Port Corporation reached a decision to decommission the crane following extensive engineering assessment. The repair works on the damage sustained, which would not guarantee any longevity in the crane’s capability, were considered to be uneconomic, coming in […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Significant port expansion plans for the cruise industry were outlined at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Abu Dhabi, which was attended by global cruise line executives, regional ministers, tourism leaders and delegates. Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman and Ras Al-Khaimah all spoke of port expansion plans that would enable the region to grow its […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), U.S. Representative Bill Enyart and U.S. Representative John Shimkus called for members of a House-Senate Conference Committee to protect legislative language that will support the Metro East region’s effort to repair and recertify the levees that protect residents in southwest Illinois. The Conference Committee – […]

  • 27 November 2013

     TOC Events has confirmed that Mr Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer of DP World will deliver the opening keynote address at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. With more than two decades of experience in the transport and […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host two open houses this week to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East protects an 111,700-acre area including parts of Alton, East […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ports, shipping and logistics development across India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will form a key topic of debate at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE. India’s economy is at the threshold of a “golden age of growth”, with the potential […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ports, shipping and logistics development across India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will form a key topic of debate at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE. India’s economy is at the threshold of a “golden age of growth”, with the potential […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two open houses in November to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East includes Wood River Drainage and Levee District, Metro East […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colliers International Chief Economist and thought leader K.C. Conway highlighted the S.C. Ports Authority as an emerging dominant port in the East during a conference call focusing on bright spots and blind spots for the nation’s ports. Conway’s comments were discussed on a Stifel Financial Corporation conference call during which Conway emphasized that state support […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is currently working through more than 100 responses to the draft East marine plans, logging all the comments individually so that they take all views into account. “Our first ever marine plans consultation – a real milestone for the organisation – closed on 8 October after the July launch of […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Development of the $45M East Shores Gladstone Coal Exporters Maritime Precinct is well underway, with general site-clearing and above ground demolition now complete. The waterfront landscape continues to change with pile-driving activities in progress to construct the sheet piling wall along Auckland Creek. Over the next eight weeks, works will focus on completing piling, in-ground […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    TOC Events announced that Mr. Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer of DP World, is confirmed to give the opening keynote address at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. With over two decades of experience in the transport and […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    BOEM announced that it will brief members of the Northeast Sand Management Working Group at the Northeast Shore and Beach Preservation Association Conference on September 11, 2013, at Richard Stockton College in Galloway, N.J. BOEM’s objectives for the meeting are to: 1) create a forum to discuss coastal restoration issues and concerns related to the […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the East Twin River began earlier this month, about a week sooner than originally planned. Project contractor, Roen Salvage of Sturgeon Bay, mobilized their barges and cranes to the harbor at Two Rivers, and the first truckload of harbor sediments left the downtown harbor dock, bound for the disposal site. Dredging and hauling […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is set to start building an earth embankment that will improve flood protection from the sea at Easton Broad, Suffolk. The work, which will be carried out in stages over several years, will see a 400 metre long, 2.5 metre high bank built across the existing reed-bed. The new bank will act […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Obama called for investing in JAXPORT’s deepening project on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Aug. 6. Building on the theme of his July 25 remarks at the JAXPORT cruise terminal, the president again highlighted the importance of the nation’s ports in helping to grow the U.S. economy and directly mentioned efforts […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gladstone residents are being urged to take a last look at the East Shores waterfront this weekend before it receives a major facelift. Construction of the $45 million Gladstone Coal Exporter’s Maritime Precinct started on Monday, July 29. The major community project, which is being delivered by Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET) and Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) […]

  • 9 July 2013

    A&P Tees, part of A&P North East, recently won an exclusive contract from UK dredge contractor CEMEX UK Marine, part of the CEMEX UK Group, for the drydocking of the company’s three trailing suction hopper dredgers over a five-year period. Due to the severity of the work undertaken by dredgers, it is expected that each […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Tri-Lakes Property Owners Association announced a lengthy dredging project that will begin in mid July on the Tri Lakes Lake Chain located in northern Whitley County. This project funded by Indiana’s Lake and River Enhancement Program will affect boating traffic on Round Lake, Little Cedar Lake, and […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ben Vree, APM Terminals Europe Region CEO, cited healthy projected volume increases in Eastern Europe and the increasingly important Russian market as bright spots in an otherwise gloomy outlook for European container market growth as a keynote speaker at the TOC Container Supply Chain Conference Europe event at the port industry’s largest annual European conference. […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of placing more than 26 million cubic yards of sand along the coastline throughout the northeastern United States to repair and restore coastal storm risk reduction projects previously built by the corps that were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The bulk of the sand, roughly […]