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  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron MP, launched an Economic Plan for the East of England today during a visit to the Port of Felixstowe. “The extraordinary scale of the trade you are pioneering is not just fundamental to success in this region it’s fundamental to the success of the whole country,” said the […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Europe needs to invest in improvements in European infrastructure to ensure economic growth. This is the opinion of a number of CEOs from European companies, including Hans Smits, Port of Rotterdam Authority. To this end, today, 24 October, they are signing a manifesto with the European Commissioner for Transport, Siim Kallas, calling on European government […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced yesterday that more than 10,000 people are now working at Quonset Business Park and its Port of Davisville. The event was attended by the state’s highest elected officeholders, including: Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor-Elect Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, U.S. […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop is scheduled for February 20 – 21, 2014, San Diego, CA. The theme of the 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop is Tackling Port Economic Development Challenges and Measuring Effectiveness. Port authorities and their private-sector partners invest a great deal of time and money into outreach and marketing activities to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) last week released the results of the first ‘Full Spectrum’ economic impact study of Michigan ports ever conducted in this state. According to Felicia Fairchild, President of the Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC),”While a number of economic impact studies have been conducted over the years, those studies focused on traditional maritime […]

  • 28 June 2010

    Economic indicators such as trade flows, manufacturing production and consumer sentiment indicate the United States industrial sector is… [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, June 28, 2010;

  • 16 March 2011
    Vessels

    The chair of the Lake Macquarie Aquatic Services Committee says having a new dredge for the Swansea Channel will give yachting clubs the certainty to stage regattas… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 16, 2011;    

  • 26 July 2010

    A Burmese-Thai joint development project to build the Dawei (Tavoy ) deep-sea port has sparked hope of growth in logistical and transport… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, July 27, 2010;

  • 10 March 2011

    The country’s economic growth is demanding more and more importance to investing in river dredging by formulating an integrated plan… (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, March 10, 2011  

  • 24 July 2012

    Winter Park republican John Mica says building a rail connection to Port Canaveral would enhance the port as a center for commerce and tourism, reports wmfe.org. After, the President names JAXPORT Projects to priority list, John Mica hopes that the Port Canaveral could be next. Port development would greatly contribute to economic development. “Bringing rail […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The theme of the 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop (February 20 – 21, 2014, San Diego, CA) is “Tackling port economic development challenges and measuring effectiveness.” Port authorities and their private-sector partners invest a great deal of time and money into outreach and marketing activities to attract customers, generate business, address stakeholder concerns and uniquely […]

  • 2 August 2010

    This year’s bumper production of jute has brought about gloom instead of smile in the faces of farmers because in the absence of water in… By Khalilur Rahman (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, August 2, 2010;

  • 23 December 2009

    The construction of a slurry pipeline from Peruvian company Cuervo Resources’ proposed Cerro Ccopane Iron Ore Project to the Peruvian coast has been found to be the most economic according to a study by Sandwell Engineering… Source: Pipeline International, December 23, 2009

  • 11 December 2012

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Lavrishchev predented his report on the Strategy of Development of the Russian Sea Port Infrastructure at the Water Transport Economic Conference which was held in the framework of the Transport of Russia Forum on December 7, 2012. Among the participants of the event were the Deputy Minister of Transport […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2013 Maritime Economic Development Workshop in Chicago, June 27-28, will explore the factors driving today’s investments in seaport and related infrastructure. Program speakers will analyze the risks and rewards for undertaking such investments, reveal how capital improvements propel business development decisions, and discuss what influences intermodal connection improvements […]

  • 2 September 2011

    The Government has increased budgetary allocation to the agricultural sector to Kshs 97 billion this financial year to boost the growth of… (kbc) [mappress] Source: kbc, September 2, 2011;

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By the end of 2015, the Panama Canal will have undergone its largest expansion to date. In what is undoubtedly good news for Maryland’s maritime economics, when the first big ships make their way through the canal, the Port of Baltimore is one of two ports on the East coast currently able to accommodate the […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published its Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global dredging market. The document focusses on the global dredging and maritime construction industry in 2013. The IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The statistics provided here are based on information from international sources as well […]

  • 6 September 2013

    “That’s what it’s all about—right behind me,” says the U.S. Army’s second highest-ranking civilian leader, Under Secretary Joseph W. Westphal, as he motions to the mammoth cranes, cargo containers, and semi-trucks bustling around him. “That means American trade and American products going overseas. It means our economy is growing and improving—and that’s the gateway to […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Around 250 jobs will be created in the first phase of plans for a £29m expansion of the North East’s biggest port. Teesport owner PD Ports… [mappress] Source: nebusiness, July 2, 2010;

  • 28 October 2011

    In November, voters in King County, including those in Snoqualmie Valley, will be asked to choose from among four candidates hoping to serve… By Tom Corrigan (snovalleystar) [mappress] Source: snovalleystar, October 28, 2011

  • 29 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) will next month conduct a nine-day tour of port and harbor communities throughout the state of Michigan to launch the first ‘full spectrum’ economic impact study of ports ever conducted in this state. Through a grant provided by the Michigan Waterways Commission, in cooperation with the City of Alpena, the […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deficiency in transport and communications infrastructure is one of several supply chain barriers that act as obstacles for speeding up global economic growth. That is the conclusion of a report entitled “Enabling Trade: Valuing Growth Opportunities”, prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with the World Bank, and Bain & Company, a Boston-based […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment is in Colombia this week, leading an economic mission that includes representatives from seventeen Dutch companies and organisations, including Deltares. Alongside the primary focus on integrated water management, there will also be opportunities to look at harbor development, inland shipping and urban development. The Netherlands has […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced that 150 jobs will be preserved due to Act 89, the state’s transportation plan, following his administration’s work to ensure that Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) continues shipping to the Port of Philadelphia. The company decided to continue Pennsylvania operations based on its eligibility for a new Intermodal Cargo Growth […]