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  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne achieved its highest cargo volumes in over 20 years in 2012, it was announced recently. Investment in the Port led to the biggest volume of cargo handled since 1989, at 6.5m tonnes, representing 22% growth against 2011 figures. Ongoing investment which has included £5m in deepening berths and the River channel […]

  • 18 September 2012

    New figures released today by Minister for Ports Denis Napthine show another record year of trade at the Port of Geelong with the Port handling a total throughput of 16 million tonnes in the 2011-12 financial year. Dr Napthine was in Geelong this morning today to launch the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) Economic Impact […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Zhaoqing Port expects to see its throughput rise to 39 million tonnes by 2015, some 55 million tonnes by 2020 and 105 million tonnes by 2030. According to Marine News China, Zhaoqing’s navigational channel is already able to accommodate ships of 3,000 tonnes. The port plans to expand its facilities and raise the standard to […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Tillamook County Futures Council is about to hold a public workshop on “Envisioning Coastal Futures”, a project geared toward helping local coastal communities develop methods of dealing with potential flooding and erosion, particularly conjunction with climate change and rising sea levels. “I think this may have future implications on land use planning, not only for […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Commission Chair Judy Hawley at the recent State of the Port Address said that the great successes are currently surrounding the region around Port Corpus Christi. The event was hosted last week by the Corpus Christi Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the Solomon Ortiz International Center in Corpus Christi. “The state of the […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    ECO Technologies, an Eastern Canada based environmental services provider, specializing in low impact interventions in sensitive aquatic ecosystems, as well as highly efficient dredging operations in harsh industrial and coastal environments, is continuing with the fundamentals – expertise, experience and dedication – that have proven successful in its past growth with an eye toward future growth. […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Angolan Executive is investing 120 million kwanzas in the programme of rehabilitating, expanding and modernizing the Lobito Port, in the central Benguela Province. This was announced last Thursday in Lobito (Benguela Province) by the Transport minister Augusto da Silva Tomás, at the opening of the meeting of Transport ministers of the countries that are […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government has moved to update a key plan for the Great Barrier Reef to reflect its proactive approach to protecting the Reef and address UNESCO’s concerns about the protection of the state’s single biggest natural asset. Minister for the Great Barrier Reef, Dr Steven Miles said that the new Queensland government had already acted […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the theme “Planning for the future: Challenges and Opportunities“, this week’s Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference was great place for professionals from the government and industry to meet and discuss the future of the maritime community.  While many of the issues discussed are common across all segments of the national maritime community, many topics were uniquely […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Futures conferences have become a key event for the marine and coastal community interested in environmental and sustainability thinking applied to a variety of issues. It is a two day review of events and views on the future on marine and coastal topics and has taken place annually in January since 1994 in London. The […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced an investment to help develop the Mid-America Port along the Mississippi River in Quincy. The investment will help complete the planning phase for the estimated $80 million intermodal port project that will supply the world market with Illinois products. “The Mississippi River forms our entire western border and is one […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) approaches the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled thus far strongly suggest that 2014 will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a likely development by year’s end. Comparing the […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Daniel Vinent, the Itaqui port director of planning and development, unveiled investment plans for the expansion works at this Maranhão state port. He said: “Investments include 2.6bn reais for the construction of at least 16 new berths, the rebuilding of existing ones, and dredging works. This also entails the installation of a pier to handle […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long term planning and oversight of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) dredging operations on the Great Lakes is the responsibility of Brig. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser, USACE Great Lakes and Ohio Rivers Division Commander. Recently Brig. Gen. Kaiser, who grew up in Racine, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Michigan, explained the challenges, […]

  • 4 September 2017

        By Erik van der Blom – R&D Manager at Royal IHC   The global dredging industry is facing a number of challenges linked to climate change and its consequences over the coming years. While a number of opportunities for dredging companies are expected, as rising sea levels will increase the requirement for dredging […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the upcoming CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, set to take place on November 19th and 20th in the heart of Amsterdam – the Beurs van Berlag, are moving forward according to schedule. The event will celebrate the launch of the CEDA-IADC publication Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure. In order to better introduce the event and […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its fourth edition this year. The Award was established in 2009 to promote innovative projects of port authorities that improve societal integration of ports, especially with the city or wider community in which they are located. In this way, the Award wants to stimulate the […]

  • 8 April 2010

    Led by regional powerhouse Brazil, ports on the East Coast of South America are enjoying the early years of what looks set to be a period of enviable prosperity… [mappress] Source:americananews,April 8,2010;

  • 2 January 2012

    In November FutureLand welcomed its 300,000th visitor since the opening in 2009. Beside the regular visiting hours, FutureLand also presents a varied programme for the winter. The FutureLand Express is ready and waiting with blankets for tours on the new land. During the ride everyone can take a piece of new land home with them, […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The ports of Mobile and Gulfport are making enormous improvements to adapt to an evolving global marketplace. In Gulfport, a $570 million project involving dredging is scheduled. A $570 million project that will enable the Gulfport to raise its West Pier in phases will provide the accommodation of a new, larger breed of container carrier. […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Work is underway on better long-term fix to the shoaling problems at the Mooloolaba Harbour entrance, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson announced today. Ms Simpson said that both boaties and beach lovers will be pleased to hear that new contracts have been awarded for additional work to make the dredging and beach replenishment works more […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Macauhub reports that three investment projects to expand basic infrastructures in the port of Maputo should be completed this year, according to the schedule approved for the respective 2012-2030 development programme. These projects include enlarging the port’s main access gate, through which over 600 trucks pass every day on their way to and from […]

  • 12 January 2012

    The private sector plans to invest about €253m ($323m) in the Spanish port of Bilbao, over the next few years. This will be divided between 15 projects, encompassing LPG, liquid bulk, dry bulk, containers and general cargo. The Port Authority plans and implements the infrastructure works needed for the carrying out of the activities related […]

  • 12 October 2011

    Future development of Dunbar Harbour has set sail with a £248,000 loan from East Lothian Council. The cash aid has been given to the local… (eastlothiannews) [mappress] Source: eastlothiannews, October 12, 2011;

  • 22 July 2010

    A group of South Bay governmental agencies has contributed 360-thousand-dollars toward a study that will look at developing a port in Alviso. The study will look at the pros and cons of developing a port that will handle supplies during an emergency. Backers of the port plan say it could also lead to future development […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Aquapuncture: Sustainable Future of Inland Waterways’. Aquapuncture is an instrument for the optimal use, adaptation and management of inland waterways and their waterfronts. It is an instrument for the benefit of safety, navigability, economy, employment, spatial quality and environmental values. […]