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  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nick Zerwas, Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, last week presented his legislation, HF2820, to the House Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee. According to the official statement, the bill funds $1.5 million – with a local match – for the City of Elk River to dredge Lake Orono. “Lake Orono is a […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has awarded Hudson Meridian Construction Group the contract for Construction Management Services for the 79th Street Boat Basin and Dock house project. The project site is located at West 79th Street in the Hudson River within Riverside Park on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. According to […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has initiated the second phase expansion of its Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), located 92 miles upstream on the left bank of the Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Phase 2 expansion will more than double MGT’s existing annual throughput capacity to 400,000TEU/yr. “The expansion of MGT […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colac Otway Shire Council has welcomed the State Government’s funding announcement of more than $1.35 million which will allow the dredging and other important upgrades of Apollo Bay Harbor. “Council has been strongly advocating for funding for the Apollo Bay harbor and we are pleased to receive a commitment of $1,353,500 from the State Government […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Proposals for a series of potential changes to a section of railway line in south Devon, bordered by steep cliffs on one side and the sea on the other, were officially published yesterday.  According to a Network Rail’s announcement, views are being sought from residents, communities, businesses and rail users as part of a public […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), the Croatian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Rijeka, is set to realize a comprehensive expansion plan in the period up to mid-2020. In close cooperation with the Rijeka Port Authority, AGCT has drawn up plans for a two-phase dredging scheme with the first […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Toyota Tsusho Corporation inked a contract with the Ministry of Transports of the Republic of Angola last month for the comprehensive development of Namibe Bay. The project comprises two parts: first, the rehabilitation of the Saco Mar iron ore export terminal; and, second, the expansion of the Namibe container terminal, which is located on the […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jimmy Panetta has announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding for the Santa Cruz Harbor and Moss Landing Harbor. According to him, the Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan provides $464,000.00 to the Santa Cruz Harbor, and $709,000.00 to the Moss Landing Harbor. “The Santa Cruz and Moss Landing Harbors provide our communities with […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Region Gotland and Copenhagen Malmö Port (CMP) have formally signed an agreement with the aim of making Gotland a principal new attraction for the Baltic’s cruise tourists. Preparations to extend the port are fully underway, including the marine archaeological survey. Under the agreement, the region will invest around $30.7 million in a new cruise ship quay, with […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement that the HMNZS Manawanui will pay a final visit to Whitianga from 30 January to 5 February for ceremonies and parades ahead of its official decommissioning on 23 February at Devonport. The ship will be berthed at the wharf for most of its visit and minor disruption […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $12.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities and navigation throughout the state. This critical Fiscal Year 2019 funding will go toward 57 projects in 18 counties, from Garrett to Wicomico counties as well as Baltimore City. “We are committed to expanding opportunities for […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Karlshamn in southeast Sweden has received a clearance from the Environmental Court to launch a new expansion project, the port announced today.  The development program will include a completely new RoRo berth with adjustable ramp for 230 meter long ferries, widening of RoRo berth no. 2 and the dredging works. Under the […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has won a contract to construct a harbor at L. Maavah, one of the Laamu Atoll islands in the Maldives. Permanent Secretary of Planning, Zeeniya Ahmed Hameed, signed the agreement yesterday on behalf of the government and the MTCC COO, Shahid Hussain Moosa, put his signature on behalf […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Green Maritime Methanol consortium has selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel. New designs, newbuildings as well as existing ships of Boskalis, Van Oord, the Royal Netherlands Navy and Wagenborg Shipping were selected. The vessel sizes vary in length from between 40-160m, with tonnage ranging from […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan have issued the following statements after the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was signed into law. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of mitigation efforts at Hampton-Seabrook and Portsmouth Harbors. “I’m very pleased to see […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin recently won a £43 million contract to build new jetty at Thanckes Oil Fuel Depot which provides fueling facilities for the Royal Navy at Devonport Naval Base. The project will deliver a new jetty with fuel loading and fire fighting facilities; the fire fighting facilities within the depot will also be replaced. According to VolkerStevin, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2014

    The Baton Rouge Area Foundation will hire a firm to create a master plan for the LSU and City Park Lakes, a critical step to save them from reverting to swampland. The city-parish and LSU own the lakes, while BREC operates the Baton Rouge Beach recreational area on the bank. Together, they are supporting the […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Miami and Savannah, Ga., ports seeking cash for hugely expensive channel-deepening projects got stiffed in President Obama’s 2012 budget…   By Steve Huettel (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, February 16, 2011;

  • 24 January 2014

    The Union Government has decided to take up development of the stretch of 37 Kms of the National Waterway-four (NW-4) between Sholinganallur to Kalpakkam in South Buckingham Canal. Launching the project the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that the main components of the project include dredging and excavation to develop navigational channel, construction […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC) proposed co-financing of the unexpected costs to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) in the Panama Canal expansion contract. The expansion of the Panama Canal is a strategic project for the world’s economy and global security. Maritime traffic throughout the world is anticipating the opening of the passage for larger […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abell Point Marina’s decision to step in as major sponsor of this year’s Airlie Beach Race Week provides an opportunity for the owner to showcase the soon to be rebranded and reinvigorated marina precinct. The precinct’s marketing and business development manager, Luke McCaul, said sponsorship of this year’s Race Week was a natural fit for […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The local government units of La Trinidad and Baguo City are scouting for adopters of the Balili River System for its sustained revitalization and rehabilitation. Recently designated as Water Quality Management Area (WQMA) by the Environment and Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the river system is targeted to regain its […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The French Regional Park boat ramp improvements program will begin in early September, announced threeriversparks.org. Work will include dredging of material at the end of the ramp to increase the water depth and the replacement of the existing boat ramp. The boat ramp will be closed starting September 8, 2014 and is expected to reopen in mid-November. The […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Isabella County Parks and Recreation Commission was recently awarded a grant from the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network. Funds from this grant will be used to purchase new dock sections, including an EZ launch for canoes and kayaks. This purchase is a part of the Coldwater Lake Family Park Boat Launch: Accessibility and Multi-Use Improvements […]

  • 3 April 2014

    CHEC and Kribi Industrial Park Project Committee signed Kribi Deepwater Port Phase II Project EPC business contract on January 28th. Kribi Deepwater Port Phase II Project includes construction of a 675m breakwater, two 715m-long container berths and dredging. This project is an important component of Kribi Deepwater Port and Kribi Integrated Industrial Park. Once the […]