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  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the Need to Invest in the Nation’s Ports.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:00am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. This is the first hearing on legislation that may be included in […]

  • 2 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 26 – December 2, 2018).   EUR 250 Million Deal for Boskalis Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a sizable export cable installation contract for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection.   Savannah Harbor Expansion Project on Track […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Coastal Zones which will be organized around the theme “Multidisciplinary Approach in Achieving Equitable Development for Coastal Zones” is scheduled to take place on May 16-18, 2016 in Osaka, Japan. Coastal Zones 2016, organized by the OMICS International, will include 11 tracks and 100 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), issued the following statement after hearing of key details included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRRDA) final conference report: “This legislation will directly impact much of South Louisiana’s communities located in flood zones along the coast by providing protection against hurricanes and flooding. The legislation also […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Yesterday, the SC House of Representatives adopted its amendment to the FY2012-2013 state spending plan in preparation for the budget being sent to a joint House/Senate Conference Committee to be finalized. The House returned the spending back to the core of the original version unanimously adopted by the House in March and addressed a few […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    In the context of the Inter-American Committee (CIP) Secretariat’s Capacity Building Program, the Organization of American States (OAS) and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) have decided to partner in offer Executive Dredging Seminars to OAS member’s port authorities. This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, and High-Level Officials. The content shall include […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & Harbours (IAPH) will return to the UAE capital from 19-20 March 2013. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit – held in strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) – brings the industry together to […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented yesterday the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together, these projects represent 85% of the total Structural and Cohesion […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cathie Associates won the 2014 Be Inspired Awards in the category of innovation in Land Development and Management in the framework of the Year in Infrastructure conference held in London, by Bentley Systems on November 4 – 6, 2104. The presentation by Dr. Jose Munoz covered a third party review of the foundation design for […]

  • 20 September 2013

    A group of 30 Dutch companies will begin a week’s visit to Ghana next Tuesday to explore mutual business opportunities with their Ghanaian counterparts. Aside other areas, the visit from September 24 to September 30 will focus more on the developments in the ports and logistics sector of Ghana. Hans Docter, Ambassador of The Netherlands, […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Bill Posey praised the soon-to-be-completed Canaveral Harbor Sand Bypass Project (Phase 5) as a unified effort that keeps the region’s economic engine running while restoring 3.5 miles of shoreline south of Canaveral Inlet to the pre-inlet levels of the early 1950s. Ealier this week, Canaveral Port Authority Commission Chairman Micah Loyd led a […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, project management, and construction company, said today that five of the company’s leading authorities on port infrastructure will share their views and research findings at the 33rd PIANC World Congress. The event, which takes place June 1-5 in San Francisco, will bring together more than 600 navigation, waterway, and port experts […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Jorge Luis Quijano, incoming Administrator for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), will give the opening address at this year’s TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, returning for the fourth time to Panama on December 4-6. Quijano, who officially takes up his new role on September 4, was named this March as the successor to Alberto […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    New leadership is taking over the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) as it launches a nationwide effort to bolster port infrastructure and navigate the shifting tides of global trade. Following two fruitful days of networking and discussions on the future of the Canadian maritime industry at its annual conference and AGM in Bathurst, NB, […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Telegraph India reports that an Indian delegation has renewed the demand of dredging of some Bangladesh rivers. The delegation, led by Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma, placed this demand on Wednesday during the Indo-Bangladesh joint trade exchange conference in Dhaka. During the meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Assam’s PHE minister Gautam Roy raised […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Finance International Brazil 2013 conference is scheduled for 12 & 13 November 2013, in Bolsa do Rio Convention Centre, Rio de Janeiro. Bringing together leading players in the Brazilian ports sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities in this developing ports sector, Port Finance International Brazil will provide all those who attend with […]

  • 14 November 2013

    Anthony D Bates Partnership LLP (ADBP) has announced that they will make a presentation at the 9th International Conference on Ports and Terminal Technology being held in Amsterdam on the 27th November 2013. This presentation investigates the following aspects with regard to maximising cargos and the cost benefits associated with each: – Review of current […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The owners and chief executive officers of the hopper owning and specialized dust pan companies met this week in Washington, DC for three days of meetings, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) reports.  The sessions included a roundtable discussion with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineers, Lt. General Todd Semonite and Major General […]

  • 27 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 22-28, 2018).   Port of Virginia One Step Closer to Deeper Channels The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast & Marine Structures 2016 conference will take place on March 22-23 at the Pullman Brisbane King George Square in Brisbane, Queensland. Australia heavily relies on its maritime gateways to the international economy, as sea borne trade account for one third of their GDP. The capacity of ports to operate efficiently directly impacts Australia’s […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Paolo Cornetto, Managing Director of APM Terminals Vado, Italy, addressed the 5th MedPorts 2017 conference last week in Barcelona by highlighting the future role of the deepwater APM Terminals Vado facility, now under construction, as a new southern gateway to Central Europe. “We designed our new port around liner customers – and our landside customers […]

  • 27 January 2011

    In connection with the MTEC 2011 in Singapore from 13-15 April 2011, a one-day pre-conference workshop on the environmental aspects of dredging and state of the art dredging techniques will be presented by IADC. Dredging is a necessity in the development of modern society. In the right circumstances, it may also be a very useful tool for […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ‘Coasts and Marine Structures’ conference will take place from 23-25 March, 2015, at Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Times are changing for the Coast and Marine industry, over the last 15 years the mining construction boom has allowed the industry to expand rapidly and enjoy record-breaking demands for increased services. But as they […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, announced Tuesday that Michigan’s ports, harbors and waterways must be adequately and consistently maintained to provide for long-term protection of both natural resources and related economic activity. Hansen and several other senators addressed the problems facing Michigan’s waterways at a press conference at the Capitol. “The Senate is committed to developing […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. “The released study clearly shows that the deepening of the Savannah port will produce powerful economic […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine has just announced that their 8th annual conference on ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 6-7, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. In the past few years, dredging has emerged as a distinct industry in itself. The industry is being driven largely by the growing dredging requirements at Indian ports […]