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  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and the Georgia Ports Authority have applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has won a contract to connect an offshore Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) to an onshore power plant in El Salvador. The contract was awarded by Energia del Pacifico (EDP), a 378-MW liquefied natural gas (LNG)-to-power infrastructure project at the Port of Acajutla, El Salvador. The project will begin early 2020 and is […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday announced that they have received $138 million in construction funding for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project in the President’s Budget. “This allows us to stay on schedule with the deepening. We also received operations and maintenance funds of $19.4 million for Charleston Harbor, $3.9 […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) out of the U.S. Senate. WRDA 2016 will help improve flood control, water infrastructure development and coastal hurricane protection throughout Louisiana. After yesterday’s overwhelmingly bipartisan passage, the legislation will head to the House of […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shell Global Solutions has listed the LIQUIDYNE pump shaft seal as best practice for use with its cooling water pumps worldwide. The LIQUIDYNE is also now included in Shell’s TAMAP (Technically Accepted Manufacturers and Products) list. IHC Lagersmit, part of IHC Merwede, specialises in sealing solutions for rotating shafts on ships, pumps, tidal turbines and […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mayor-President of Baton Rouge, Sharon Weston Broome, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Congressman Garret Graves have found a solution to move forward on the East Baton Rouge Flood Risk Reduction Project, they announced earlier this week. The project will dredge, widen and upgrade 66 miles of waterways in the East Baton Rouge Parish critical […]

  • 14 February 2012

    For the first time, the President’s Budget includes funding for Charleston Harbor Deepening, demonstrating that leaders at the highest levels of government recognize the project as one critical to the nation’s economic future. In the budget announced yesterday, the Administration included $3.549 million for Charleston’s post-45 foot deepening project for fiscal year 2013, which begins […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett Commission has awarded a $3.37 million contract to American Construction Company for the fourth and final phase of Central Marina Improvements. This project completes the port’s six-year, $30 million re-investment into the northeast corner of the Central Docks. The work, anticipated to start in August and wrap up in spring 2020, […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kansas Senator Jerry Moran yesterday announced the inclusion of provisions he advocated for in the USACE Work Plan for FY2019, including funding for the Kansas River Reservoirs and Sediment Study, and a flood protection project in Manhattan.  “The provisions we worked for that were included in the Army Corps of Engineers’ FY2019 Work Plan are critical […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport of Riga said in its latest announcement that cruise travel is currently one of the most rapidly growing tourism segments in the world, chosen for recreation by approximately 23 million passengers every year. Market trends suggest that the number of cruise passengers may increase by another third by 2030, revealing more and more new tourist […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program, including $70.835 million for the Chicago District. In late March, President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, Public Law 115-141, of which Division D is the Energy and Water Development […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program on Thursday, June 7. The work plan includes nearly $37.5 million additional funding for Seattle District projects. Those projects include: Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration engineering and design – $1,055,000; Tacoma […]

  • 13 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fortescue Metals Group will decide in 2010/11 whether to mine its Solomon iron ore project in Western Australia and estimates the development will cost $3.6 billion… Source: The Age, November 12, 2009

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Barge-mounted excavators will start dredging the Gowanus Canal in mid-November, reports Brooklyn Paper. “We are on schedule for mid-November start of dredging,” said the Environmental Protection Agency’s Christos Tsiamis at the September 22 Gowanus Canal Advisory Group meeting. “We have made a lot of progress – we’re getting ready.” The federally-supervised cleanup is split into […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the maintenance dredging program on the New Jersey Intracoastal waterways. This maintenance dredging by lease of plant under this contract will be performed at various locations along the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway, Toms River and Wills Hole Thorofare. The contract may include a base contract […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix is hosting a two-day Practical Wetland, River & Sediment Management Course at its Croxton Park Nursery, near Thetford in Norfolk, 7-8 July 2015. The event will include presentations from major wetland and river enhancement project managers, including Ian Morrissey of Atkins on ‘Developing the Olympic Park Wetlands’. It will also include a nursery tour and […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aberdeen Harbor Board’s principal contractor for their £350 million Expansion Project, Dragados UK, has launched a website dedicated to the project. The site includes project news, construction updates, and information on their program of Community Benefits. The £350 million project that will expand facilities at Aberdeen Harbor was awarded to Dragados in late 2016. The new […]

  • 19 August 2010

    Hubei province in China will invest $5.9bn in the construction of port infrastructure as part of its five-year plan. The project includes the modernisation of Wuhan New Port as a hub in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River. The plan also includes the construction of facilities along the Han River canal and the Three […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Seattle has completed an environmental analysis, including review of pertinent and available environmental information and preparation of an Environmental Checklist, for the East Waterway Maintenance Dredging Program. The proposal includes a 10-year programmatic authorization to conduct routine maintenance dredging as necessary to maintain previously established navigational and berthing depths within the East Waterway. […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, John Hoeven, yesterday joined Col. Samuel Calkins, Commander of the USACE St. Paul District, as well as state and local leaders at the signing of the new Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. “Between the renegotiated Project Partnership Agreement with its $750 million federal funding […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for seven habitat restoration projects in the 17th year of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. A number of the projects have a resiliency focus this year, including […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle approved its 2020 budget and five-year capital plan yesterday, making room for future development projects. According to the port, the budget and capital improvement plan support regional economic and community priorities by investing in new developments. The Port of Seattle held 14 public briefings and meetings on the budget, beginning in […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cornwall Council has announced the details about the St Mary’s Harbour development program. This project, located at the Isles of Scilly, will include the following works: – Development of the design in accordance with the Council’s requirements to construction stage including further surveys and investigations; – Construction of quay extension (approx. 23m) and localised widening […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a new rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The proposal sets forth several categories of waters to be included in the definition as well as established waters that are subject to the Act. This proposed […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Shell Rock River Watershed District has just released the latest update on their Fountain Lake Restoration in Albert Lea, MN. In fact, over 271,300 cubic yards have been removed from the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay during the current phase of the project. According to the official announcement, this survey was undertaken by the dredging […]

  • 28 April 2011

    Colwood council is hearing ambitious ideas for the Royal Bay site, including a project that would include a waterfront village, a marina… BY CARLA WILSON (timescolonist) [mappress] Source: timescolonist, April 28, 2011