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  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Last week, it was announced that the Hampton Roads area would be receiving more than $120.5 million as part of the National Disaster Resilience Competition, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, to help prepare for the effects of climate change, sea level rise, flooding and storms. Beginning February 9, Environmental Defense […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Attendees from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand successfully completed an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) capacity building workshop on Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI), hosted by the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration (KHOA). Fourteen students spent five days in the city of Incheon, Republic of Korea, learning theoretical concepts and SDI best […]

  • 22 April 2010

    State officials are proposing the financially troubled Port of Richmond become part of the Virginia Port Authority, a move that could significantly reduce freight traffic on highways and save millions in road construction along Interstate 64… [mappress] Source:styleweekly,April 22,2010;

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will host a Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Workshop on March 20, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The workshop will be held at the SCDNR Marine Center located at Ft. Johnson in Charleston, South Carolina. The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is continuing to support investments aimed to improve Illinois waterway infrastructure. Yesterday, Senator Kirk, among others, voted to boost funding that will protect the Great Lakes from invasive species and improve waterway infrastructure on Illinois’ rivers and lakes. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill for fiscal year […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Among the key topics on the minds of Western Hemisphere port development, marketing and logistics executives is how to implement and fund transportation infrastructure projects for the growing volumes of goods, both imports and exports, as well as cruise ship passengers, that are flowing through their facilities as world economic conditions improve. To address these […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Femern A/S is activating the main construction contracts with Femern Link Contractors (FLC) with effect from January 1, 2021. the project owner said in their latest release.  This means that construction of the large scale tunnel element factory at Rødbyhavn can get underway. November 2019 saw the start of the main construction phase of the […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recently awarded a $22.5 million construction contract to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure, LLC, of Rocklin, California, for 2.8 miles of improvements to the levee that surrounds Marysville, California. Part of the bigger Marysville Ring Levee project, construction on Phases 2B and 3 includes installation of a […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    For professionals involved in dredging-related activities for water infrastructure development, CEDA and IADC will host the Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Course on December 1 & 2 in Hotel Van der Valk Den Haag in Nootdorp, near to Den Haag, the Netherlands. The course is based on the associations’ flagship guidebook with the same title. At […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the signing of the contract for the East Breakwater enlargement project, the expansion works of the Port of Sines will begin, thus allowing the port to double the containerized cargo installed capacity. The works concerning the extension of the Port of Sines’ East Breakwater were awarded to Conduril – Engenharia SA. According to the […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) includes $5.967 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Army Civil Works FY 2021 budget focuses on investments that enhance and protect our nation’s water-related infrastructure and resources through partnerships and innovative programs that improve […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Multifunctional platform MFP-001 and hopper barge Nereis of Global Technologies for Innovative Systems (GTNS) have completed their seasonal works near the Konevets island in the Ladoga lake (Priozersk District of the Leningrad Region). Aleksey Revyakin, General Director of GTNS, reported the news to IAA PortNews saying that the crews now have returned to Big Port […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, the Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, has called on the Government to commit £141 million to support new flood defense works to protect thousands of homes and businesses as well as vital infrastructure across Leeds City Region. Hinchcliffe has written to ministers ahead of Wednesday’s Spending Review asking for financial […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Major floods in the Townsville region in early 2019 have failed to dampen growth in exports leaving the North Queensland city. According to the latest release from the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Jackie Trad’s office, new preliminary figures show that total trade through Townsville Port increased by […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chinese Harbor Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) has officially started construction of the Port of Tibar in Timor-Leste with the first blasts at a quarry to collect construction materials, the Chinese embassy in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste reported earlier this week.  According to their announcement, the official ceremony to launch the work took place on […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tower Arctic LTD, the contractor for the Iqaluit Deepwater Port Project, recently held a public information session about the works completed so far and provided a timeline of the next steps. According to the company, since the last meeting in November 2018, Tower Arctic has installed three culverts and armor stones on the access road […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Ellicott dredge is on its way to Levee L575b for a repair work on one of the breaches along the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District’s latest announcement. The contract, aimed to protect critical infrastructure along the waterway, was awarded to Newt Marine Services, Dubuque, […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the winter break, works on the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme are due to start again next week, informs the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). Work will be restarting on site for the North Portsea Island project at Tipner from April 1st, said ESCP in its latest update. During the winter period, the construction […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction works can now begin on infrastructure associate with the Cairns Shipping Development Project (CSDP), following the granting of an Operational Works Permit by the Queensland’s Cairns Regional Council. The Shipping Development Standing Committee yesterday provided its final approval for the long-awaited project. Commenting the latest release, Mayor of Cairns Regional Council, Bob Manning, said that […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) recently awarded MGN Civil Pty Ltd a contract for the delivery of element one of the Clump Point Mission Beach Safe Boating project. Element Two of the Clump Point Mission Beach boating infrastructure project is still under tender evaluation, with a contract expected to be awarded in the coming […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Galveston District has partnered with the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM), Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (GoM OCS) Region, Texas General Land Office (TGLO), and the Offshore Operators Committee (OOC), to conduct a GoM sediment resource-offshore infrastructure two-day partnering workshop on November 29 and 30, 2018.  The intent was for synchronizing […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Mackay’s Southern Breakwater will reopen to vehicles this Friday from 9am, North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation said in its today’s release.  Commenting the latest news, NQBP Chief Executive Officer, Nicolas Fertin, said that he is pleased to report repairs to the Southern Breakwater are complete. “We are happy to be reopening the breakwater […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s flood teams are completing rock placement in the Skagit and Nooksack river basins, where high river flows threatened communities with flooding over the weekend.  USACE’s flood engineers are completing a 500-foot buried rock trench along a trail system adjacent to West Main St in Lyman, Washington. The […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the next fortnight, the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme will reach two major milestones, Portsmouth City Council said in its latest announcement.  The first of these is the re-opening of the coastal path at the Tipner Lake site between the Mountbatten Centre and Horsea Lane allotments at the beginning of November, with landscaping continuing for the […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, in a letter, to fairly consider Florida’s critical water infrastructure projects in its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan. The letter also specifically conveys Rubio’s readiness to work with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mediterranean Costal Cliff Preservation, Government Company LTD. (MCCP) seeks for local and international dredging companies with the relevant experience in Dredging and Beach Nourishment related to the project described under this document and future Nourishment projects along Israel Mediterranean shoreline. This project involved dredging from offshore sand reserve adjacent to Ashdod shoreline and discharge […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pretty soon, the more than 15 million visitors each year to both Folly Beach and the Grand Strand will have new sand to set their chairs on. Stabilizing beaches and dunes through renourishment is a critical mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Charleston District is concurrently renourishing both Folly Beach and the […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    House and Senate Committee leaders yesterday announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, which could be considered on the House floor later this week. The announced text of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 includes four titles. Title I authorizes proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works activities for port, waterway, […]