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  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox has announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of the 585 applications submitted totaling $9.3 billion in requests, six awards totaling $61.8 million – or about 12.36 percent of the total funding – are going to commercial seaports […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making federal funding available for the proposed Contrecoeur Port Terminal Expansion Project, located in Contrecoeur, Quebec. According to the agency, this Participant Funding Program is aimed to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment of the proposed port project. Funding is available for […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced the allocation of $7.95 million from the United States Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan. As reported, this appropriation advances a critical federal dredging project in 2019, supporting the port operations, ensuring continued ship access to the port and furthering economic activity to […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced $27.9 million in state funding is available to preserve and enhance rail and port services in major trade and passenger travel corridors across New York State. This funding was included in the new $21.1 billion five-year State Transportation Plan under the Governor’s Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program. The program […]

  • 22 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the awarding of $2.9 million in Lake Ontario Flood Relief funds to local governments in Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Cayuga, and Jefferson counties dedicated to restoration resiliency and recovery efforts following last year’s flooding. “The Lake Ontario shoreline experienced historic and damaging flooding last year, and we continue to stand […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide an additional $67.1 million in FY2016 funding for flood control, navigation and other water resources-related work on waterways throughout Mississippi. “Congress gives the Army Corps of Engineers discretion to use a certain amount of funding for projects that were not […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) applauded yesterday a “Dear Colleague” letter to the leadership of the Senate Committee on Appropriations that was signed by 22 senators, urging appropriators to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. That letter, together with a […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that included in the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations committee bill is $2 million for Scoggins Dam upgrades, $48 million for small ports and over $300 million for additional port programs. “The funding included in the appropriations bill will be a huge relief to Oregon’s port communities […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union and the Seychelles Ports Authority have signed agreements related to the financing, the rehabilitation and expansion of the Port Victoria harbor. On the same occasion, the French development agency (AFD) also signed a memorandum pledging a loan in support of the project. The project entails the detailed design […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg’s coastal communities will be better prepared for the impacts of rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion as a result of a $451,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government. According to Minister for Environment and Science, Leeanne Enoch, the funding will allow Bundaberg Regional Council to identify risks and examine management options in communities threatened […]

  • 21 November 2011

    A panel of trade union leaders have urged the Shipping Minister, Mr G.K. Vasan, to sanction Rs 450 crore as viability gap funding for Cochin…   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, November 21, 2011;

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound scheme to build coastal defenses in Withernsea has moved a step closer after East Riding of Yorkshire Council successfully secured £3 million of European funding for the project. The south Withernsea coastal defense scheme will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to go towards the £5.5 million cost of […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced that Oceanport, NJ will be receiving more than $3.69 million in federal funding to replace the city’s Borough Hall, which sustained severe damages as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  Pallone also announced that $2.98 million will be allocated to repair the seawall in Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright, which was […]

  • 13 March 2014

    On 11 March 2014 in Warsaw, the Centre for EU Transport Projects and Port of Gdansk Authority SA entered into a grant agreement for the Project Expansion of the intermodal container terminal in the area of the Szczecinskie Quay in the Port of Gdansk. On behalf of the beneficiary, the agreement was signed by Ms […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Congressman Allen West has announced the designation of $4.6 million to Port Everglades as part of the United States Corps of Engineers 2012 Work Plan for Operations and Maintenance dredging. In addition, another $600,000 has been designated for a Port Everglades feasibility study. “I am pleased to announce this project will finally be able to […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A coalition of scientists, business owners, Australian elected officials, and civil society groups from the U.S. and Australia, including the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth U.S., have sent a letter to U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) Chairman Fred Hochberg calling on the Bank to reject any proposal to finance Adani’s coal mine, railways and export […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed a decision made by the Australian Labor Party to end taxpayer funding support for the Adani coal mine and port project that will require dredging in the Great Barrier Reef waters and dumping in its precious wetlands. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director said that […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oxford City Council has secured almost £2.2 million of funding for a scheme that will protect 110 properties from flooding in Northway and Marston. Oxfordshire LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership) has given £600,000 to the scheme, while £1,596,000 is from grants administered by the Environment Agency. The project will be discussed at November’s City Executive Board […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown Port is going to receive $2 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year 2015 Work Plan, according to the Congressman Tom Rice. Right after learning that the federal government will invest two million dollars in the Georgetown Port dredging project, congressman Rice released the following statement: “This is a great day for Georgetown […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger was joined last week by Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), to announce joint funding to build the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels. This development program will help protect residents and communities in the Lake Manitoba basin from the impacts of chronic flooding. The project consists of the […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) has been awarded $567,776 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. NJSGC will also receive an additional $333,281 in non-federal matching funds. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 33 programs […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transportation Secretary James T. Smith, Jr., last Friday praised U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, for her hard work to deliver funding for key Maryland transportation projects as part of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 that passed Congress last weekend and signed by President Barack Obama. […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has just reported that it will award over $17 million to 20 projects in 10 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 13,000 acres of coastal wetlands. The funds will be awarded under the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program, announced the FWS. FWS also added that state […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton joined members of the legislature and community representatives yesterday to announce over $10 million to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. These awards include five dam repair projects, one dam removal, three coastal protection reconstruction projects […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in a major improvement project at Port Elgin Harbor. This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users. This investment at Port Elgin Harbor will involve rehabilitation of the west pier by encapsulating the existing […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has allocated approx. $2.2 million to undertake dredging project at the newly-expanded portion of the Port of Zamboanga wharf. With the depth of only 2.4 meters, the newly-expanded area of the wharf is not able to accommodate large vessels. Because of this, PPA has decided to dredge the place to a […]