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  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Four new Super Post-Panamax wharf cranes that are part of a significant upgrade of the Barbours Cut Container Terminal arrived yesterday at the Port of Houston. The cranes, largest ever built by Konecranes, come as a part of the Port Authority overall plan to undertake significant infrastructure improvements, including dredging of the PHA’s Bayport and Barbours Cut channels. These […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dane County Government has announced plans for over $18 million in initiatives designed to recover from damage and to prevent future flooding events. Commenting the latest news, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said: “This summer’s historic rains brought flooding and destruction to many areas throughout Dane County.”  “Our charge moving forward is to come […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the 2012 list of waters in New Jersey that are considered either impaired or threatened by pollutants. An impaired water body does not meet federally-approved water quality standards even after pollution controls have been put in place. A threatened water body is expected to be impaired within two […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won contracts from two major container terminal operators, APM Terminals and Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) to provide automation systems for their new ship-to-shore cranes. ABB’s delivery will enable the cranes to be operated remotely, without a driver on board, for improved overall efficiency. The two new […]

  • 16 July 2013

    Pharos Offshore Group has acquired an SMD built 1200HP cable burial tool. The Universal Trenching Vehicle (UTV 1200) is a unique low and wide Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) specifically designed to bury submarine power cables. Modifications to the 1200HP UTV 1200 are underway. The enhancements will facilitate more effective post lay/installation burial and improve the […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.  Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects […]

  • 24 March 2010

    Port building is “going through exciting times”, and backed by keen investor interest, the government is looking to go the whole hog by focussing on their expansion and improving efficiency, shipping secretary, K Mohandas said… [mappress] Source:dna,March 24,2010;

  • 23 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      DP World has delivered a positive and encouraging financial performance from its global portfolio of marine terminals, which reflect a stronger second half of the year as volume and revenue growth continued to improve on the first half of the year. This, coupled with continuing of cost management and improved terminal efficiencies, resulted in a return to EBITDA […]

  • 23 December 2009

    Zidell the longtime Portland barge builder, is pursuing one of the biggest Willamette River cleanup plans to date, a $20 million project that would address decades of contamination, improve 3,000 feet of rubble-strewn shoreline… Source:oregonlive,December 21, 2009;

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project Completion Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Jerry Goodpasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, partnered with the cities of Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to reduce the risk of flooding along […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recently awarded a $7.2 million contract to PRS Newland JV for improvements along Florin Creek in south Sacramento. Construction will generally be between Highway 99 and Franklin Boulevard. The work includes relocating utilities, and widening and concrete-lining Florin Creek as well as installing flood walls. “This is […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Leominster Flood Alleviation Scheme has been in operation since the 1970s to protect the town from flooding from the River Lugg. The existing scheme consists of raised embankments and walls throughout the town, and a bypass channel to the north. The Environment Agency has undertaken a review to assess if the existing scheme is […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will support with nearly €1 million a study on upgrading the last sections of the Twente canals to make them suitable to larger class Va vessels. The study is the last phase before the construction works planned for 2016. This project will focus on preparing the technical, financial and contractual documentation […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Short and long-term plans for preventing any further and extensive flooding have already been drafted by the Thailand’s Strategic Committee for Reconstruction and Future Development (SCRF). The committee chairman Virabongsa Ramangkura said at the Thai Chamber of Commerce, that the committee has assured investors, other countries’ leaders and the Thai people that in the upcoming […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Rewa River re-dredging project has been postponed for the next one or two years, reports fbc.com. The main reason for the changing of the original dredging plan is money. The Rewa River dredging funds have been diverted for the re-dredging of the Ba River. Regarding this issue, Commissioner Central Lieutenant Colonel Bale Tuitubou, stated: […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to speed up dredging projects for two Seacoast harbors in the coming year. Earlier this week, Shaheen led a letter with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan and Representatives Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas to the White House Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.02 billion budget for fiscal year 2014 that includes the Port of Long Beach’s largest-ever capital improvement spending plan. A total of $788 million in capital spending is 6 percent more than last year and leads the planned expenses in the budget that covers the […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd, the port operating subsidiary of Suria Capital Holdings Bhd, will invest RM229mil over the next two years to further improve its port facilities and equipment to better serve the port users and shipping communities in Sabah. Suria Capital told Bursa Malaysia that its board, as well as the board of Sabah […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that the Port of Virginia’s preliminary reports for fiscal year 2015 indicate that it will post its first yearly operating profit since 2008. The Port is forecast to turn a $16.1 million profit, which is a $31.5 million improvement in operating income compared with the prior fiscal year. Speaking at an […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    People living and working in Mytholmroyd will have a chance to meet the construction team who are building the flood defense scheme to protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. A construction open day is being held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre on Thursday 22 March, 11am – 8pm, for members of the community to […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will be hosting a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project. The meeting will be held in the Okeechobee Auditorium on Tuesday, July 26th with an open house beginning at 6 p.m., followed by an official presentation at 7 p.m. The […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Except for Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Chennai and Mormugao, all other major ports have handled cargo almost at par with or more than that handled during the previous year. The reasons for decline in traffic at some Major Ports include: – Ban on mining of Iron ore and export of Iron ore; – Less import of finished […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Residents and visitors can expect $1,358,000 worth of beach maintenance and improvement activity to commence early this month on South Beach Marco Island. Despite being peak tourist season, the schedule for work on the beach requires completion within the next 60 days before the start of turtle nesting season on May 1. The beach renourisment […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The expansion and upgrade of Russian as well as Baltic ports will play a vital role in the future development and improved trade of the region. With many expansion projects going on the region, the Russian and Baltics region sees huge potential for investors and suppliers. Investment figures of up to RUB 26 billion have […]

  • 28 October 2010

    The Bucks Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Machiasport, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $1,291,840 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The maintenance dredging and improvement project, which will be accomplished by Prock Marine Company, of Rockland, Maine, will take about three months to complete […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE will begin the second phase of the Upper Hudson River cleanup in May 2011. The approach to dredging and disposal will be similar to what was undertaken in 2009, when 286,000 cubic yards, or 329,000 tons, of river sediment was removed. In 2011, approximately 350,000 cubic yards, or 400,000 tons, of sediment will be […]