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  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has addressed erosion along 559 kilometers of coastal areas in Thailand, NNT- National News Bureau of Thailand reports.  The Director-General of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Jatuporn Buruspat, said that erosion preventive measures have been taken in 18% of the country’s coastal areas. Mr. Jatuporn also added that […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Jim Pelliccio, president of Port Newark Container Terminal released the following statement regarding the plan to raise the Bayonne Bridge ahead of schedule: This vital project will resolve previous vessel clearance limitations caused by the present height of the Bayonne Bridge and enable PNCT to further expand our port operations, while stimulating the local and […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, has announced a package of investment projects for the development of the country’s shipping and logistics industry. Mr. Hylton stated that the investment opportunity is “considerable” and involves a number of projects that have the potential to transform the country’s economic landscape. These comprise dredging of […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Abu Dhabi will launch the first phase of its new multibillion-dollar Khalifa Port tomorrow. “The main target is to serve and support the long-term growth of the Abu Dhabi economy and to serve as an enabler for Kizad,” said Martijn Van de Linde, chief executive of Abu Dhabi Terminals, the operator of Khalifa Port. Khalifa […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has received $41.859 million in the Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan, to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility.  This is in addition to the $54.956 million the District has already received in the Fiscal Year 2019 President’s Budget. “This is a critical time for investments […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The annual State of the Lake meeting planned by the Mamanasco Lake Improvement Fund will be held today at 8 p.m. in the CVS Community Room located at 467 Main Street in Ridgefield. Efforts to reduce algae and weed growth in the lake will be discussed during the meeting, the Ridgefield Press reports. Barbara Hartman, president of […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 68th Independence Day was celebrated today at Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) corporate office. Capt. D. K. Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd congratulated all the employees and their family members for the improved performance for 2013-14 and stated that the company is expected to achieve Excellent MOU […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work continues on the final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s $30 million Folly Beach Renourishment project. Much of the fence has been rolled out and attached to the posts that were put in the ground a couple of weeks ago. The fence’s design will trap wind-blown sand to form dunes […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) yesterday introduced “The Protecting Our Great Lakes Act”, legislation to help mitigate harmful algal blooms by prohibiting the discharge of dredged material in the open waters of the Great Lakes. “The Protecting Our Great Lakes Act is one step we can take to mitigate the spread and growth of harmful algal blooms […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica’s aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf & East coastal area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project. Speaking in Kingston recently, Giorgio Valentini, World Bank Group representative to Jamaica, described the logistics hub initiative as ‘transformational’ and […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has launched its Port of Immingham master plan following an extensive public consultation process. The master plan outlines ABP’s vision for the future growth and development of the Port of Immingham for 2010-2030. The Port of Immingham is the UK’s largest port in terms of tonnage handled. Benefiting from its prime […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports, the UK’s second largest ports group, is backing the UK’s only Low Carbon and SuperPort University Technical College, which has just entered into its consultation period. The port group hopes that the University Technical College – UTC – which is due to open in 2014, will give young people in the Liverpool City […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    With 2,519,967 metric tons of cargo handled during the first six months of 2013 compared to the 2,217,803 metric tons of cargo handled during the same period of 2012, the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority experienced a 13.62 percent gain in cargoes handled. If current cargo trends continue throughout the remainder of the […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 12 percent in March, the strongest month for containerized traffic at the port since October 2008. In results announced at regular Board meeting, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 134,857 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston in March, up 12 percent from the […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told federal policy makers that the nation’s transportation network and supply chain are “only as strong as its weakest link” and called for increased growth and investment in the U.S. Maritime Transportation System (U.S. MTS). The comments were submitted February 14 to the House Ways and Means […]

  • 18 November 2010

    Boskalis Q3 2010 Trading Update – Revenue growth resulting from merger with SMIT – Sustained margin strength and good fleet utilization at dredging activities – Order book approximately € 3.2 billion – Earnings outlook raised to at least € 290 million Review of operations Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. saw further revenue growth in the third […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The day one of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, is now behind us. The two-day event, opened by Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, the Conference Manager, has gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nortport (M) Bhd, which operates one of two main maritime gateways in Port Klang, will be spending some RM104mil to acquire 13 units of electric rubber-tyred gantry (e-RTG) cranes as part of the port’s plan to be more environmentally friendly. Northport is the first terminal in Malaysia to purchase this eco-friendly port handling equipment and […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is studying the effects of bank erosion in the Mekong River during workshops taking place this week in Siem Reap. Organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of the Interior, the workshops will be held April 18-21 (national level) and April 25-28 (sub-national […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced the completion of the Connecticut Deep Water Port Strategy Study which was commissioned by Connecticut’s Department of Transportation (DOT) to guide the development of a long-term economic development strategy for the deep water ports in Bridgeport, New Haven, and New London. The study makes recommendations to protect existing commercial operations […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 253 million in the first half of 2014 (H1 2013: EUR 123 million). Revenue rose 21% in the first half of the year to EUR 1.5 billion (H1 2013: EUR 1.3 billion). Organic revenue growth was 13.4%. EBITDA amounted to EUR 466 million in the […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearly a fifth of Scotland’s coastline is at risk of erosion, threatening some of the country’s most prized land and infrastructure within the next 30 years, the Scottish Government said in its latest release.  The potentially devastating effects of climate change and coastal erosion came to light after experts from the Scottish Government, Scottish Natural […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Otago Regional Council today acknowledged the long and dedicated service of Geoff Plunket – a man behind the recent harbor dredging project – who retired recently as chief executive of Port Otago Group. The acknowledgment coincided with the port company’s presentation to ORC councilors of its annual report. The group achieved a $38.7 million tax-paid profit […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hamburg is the German economy’s Gateway to the World. Along with the other German seaports, it plays an essential role for seaborne foreign trade as an interface between land and sea transport. Its excellent accessibility by water and overland is crucial for the operation of worldwide transport chains. Consequently the Port of […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Fife’s updated shoreline master program. Fife’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of approximately five miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Puyallup River and Hylebos Creek in the city and its urban growth areas. Fife is […]

  • 22 July 2013

    In results announced at the regular Board meeting, South Carolina’s public seaport system continued above-market growth during fiscal year 2013. Container business at the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, with 1.56 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled during the past 12 months. “The shipping industry […]