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  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Commissioners have approved a lease agreement with CCI Corpus Christi Infrastructure LLC (CCI) for approximately 55 acres of land on the north side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in the Inner Harbor, for purposes of constructing and operating a marine terminal facility. “This lease agreement aligns with the Port’s […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has unveiled a plan to repair embankments in four upazilas (administrative regions in Bangladesh) to tackle river erosion, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) informs.  Under this plan, supported with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funding, approximately 82 kilometers of vulnerable dyke parts will be repaired. The initiative was taken […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Neal Dunn recently welcomed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) inclusion of the Port Panama City dredging project in their 2019 Work Plan. According to Congressman Dunn, USACE announced sufficient funding to complete the critical dredging project. The dredging will deepen the East Channel to 36 feet and expand the opportunities for larger […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced the allocation of $7.95 million from the United States Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan. As reported, this appropriation advances a critical federal dredging project in 2019, supporting the port operations, ensuring continued ship access to the port and furthering economic activity to […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Atlantic Pumps Ltd. announced recently that a new multi-million pound marine aggregates dredger will include two of their built-up SlurryPro 6×4 centrifugal pumps. The CEMEX UK Marine dredger, which has recently been named ‘CEMEX Go Innovation’, is being built by the Dutch conglomerate Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel is the first in the next generation of […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three southeast Ohio boat ramps at Fox Lake, Tycoon Lake and Lake Rupert will receive renovations this spring, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Work is scheduled to begin this month and conclude by the end of August. The boat ramp at Tycoon Lake in Gallia County is currently […]

  • 12 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee of Environment and Public Works (EPW) has accepted Senator Tim Kaine’s provisions to start new flood-resilience projects that would protect Tangier Island and Coastal Virginia.  The EPW Committee’s draft of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act includes two provisions that will result in roadmaps for new resilient infrastructure – a broad plan for the […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling MP, has officiated at a formal ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of work on the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe. Approximately 13 hectares of new paved container yard is to be constructed directly behind Berth 9 at the UK’s largest container […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Senate last week unanimously passed a bill providing for the preservation and improvement of waterways, land, parks and clean energy in the Commonwealth. According to Senator Stan Rosenberg, this legislation, which authorizes a $1.9 billion, 4-year capital plan, among other includes: $1.625 million for a conservation district grant program; $20 million for the design, […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) officially commenced the construction of the UAE’s first nuclear energy plant, by pouring the first nuclear safety concrete for Barakah Unit 1. This significant milestone for the UAE’s peaceful civil nuclear energy program follows the receipt of the Construction License from the Federal Authority of Nuclear Regulation (FANR) and […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government is getting on with the job of bringing more Western Australian, interstate and overseas visitors to Broome, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release. Commenting the latest development plans, Premier Mark McGowan, said: “As a government, we’ve been working hard to bring more tourists to Broome and the […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture between national construction, asset management and project investment firm GRAHAM and civil engineering and building contractors Lagan Construction Group, has been awarded a £100 million contract to carry out construction at the Green Port Hull site on Alexandra Dock. The work was awarded to the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Recent plans to dredge the Squalicum Waterway in Bellingham will move forward, according to the announcement of Rep. Rick Larsen. Larsen yesterday announced that the project is moving forward after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers included $436,000 for the first phase of the project in its FY16 work plan. The Corps is funding the sediment characterization portion of […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    For the second year, the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) has been included in the President’s Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Navigation Construction. According to the port, Corpus Christi is the only Texas port included in the President’s proposed budget. “We are pleased with the Administration’s recognition of […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Redwood City Port Commission has approved its fiscal year 2014-2015 budget, projecting operating revenues at $6,627,720 and operating expenses at $4,281,890. Operating income of $2.3 million is offset by $660,000 in net non-operating expenses, primarily due to the interest expense on the Port’s 1999 and 2012 revenue bonds. Subvention of $398,000 to the City […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has given Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Richards Bay, South Africa, the green light to construct its multi million-rand floating dock infrastructure. The new $96 million floating dock facility, which will be located at the port’s Small Craft Harbor, forms part of the $302 million capital investment plans […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has unveiled a plan to conduct maintenance and repair works at Half Tide Tug Harbor from May 16-22.  According to the NQBP’s official announcement, the works will include: Boat ramp excavation works These maintenance works, aimed to improve access for recreational boaters, will be undertaken using a land-based long […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As one of the five identified Priority Port Development Areas in the Queensland Government’s Ports Strategy, the Port of Mackay is required to prepare a 30 Year Port Master Plan. “A critical element in the development of the Master Plan will be consultation with a broad range of stakeholders and we are currently waiting for […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Authorization for the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project is included in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2013. With an estimated federal cost of $801,542,000 and an estimated non-federal cost of $979,806,000, the Diversion Project is not the most expensive of the five flood protection Projects listed in the legislation. “Obviously, this is […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (Both D-Del.), outspoken advocates for the Port of Wilmington and the jobs it creates for Delawareans, announced on Tuesday that the Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan will include approximately $20 million in additional funding for the remainder of FY 2013 to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel, […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority has deemed complete the proposal of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) to develop Iloilo ports. ICTSI received from PPA a letter of acceptance for completeness in accordance with the Revised Guidelines and Procedures for Entering into Joint Venture Agreements between Government and Private Entities (2013 NEDA JV Guidelines). PPA will […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the first time, the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) was included in the FY 19 Presidential Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Coastal Navigation Construction, released by the White House earlier this week. “This is a historic day for the Port and we are honored to have the CIP included in President […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The rehabilitation of the historic Malandog River in Hamtic, Antique, is now a priority of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Western Visayas, the Philippine News Agency reports.  DENR regional director, Jim Sampulna, yesterday presented the Malandog River Rehabilitation Plan before members of the local media. He said that no less than Secretary […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian government has submitted a white paper on transportation (National Transport Plan 2018-2029) which includes proposal for the Stad Ship Tunnel. Now, the project is officially part of the country’s transport plan, paving the way for the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) efforts to build the ship tunnel. It will be the first ship tunnel […]

  • 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 […]