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  • 21 February 2012

    The Port of Sept-Îles has announced  the financial support of the federal government for the construction of the multi-user dock in the Bay of Sept-Îles with a maximum contribution of $55 million, which is 25% of the project costs. The announcement was made in the presence of the Honorable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study on global port and terminal productivity released by the US-based Journal of Commerce Group has named five facilities from the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network among the world’s ten most productive container terminals. The Top Ten Global Terminals, measured by berth moves per hour (MPH) with vessels being worked, were all located in […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the world, is aiming to further expand its activities in Antwerp. MSC has officially asked Antwerp Port Authority to be able to do this in the Deurganck dock. The Port of Antwerp will organise an invitation for expressions of interest. The Swiss shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Union Shipping Minister, Shri G.K. Vasan has strongly advocated Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode in port investment opportunities in India. Inaugurating “Invest Port”, a conclave on investment opportunities in India in New Delhi today, Shri Vasan said that the maritime sector plays a crucial role in facilitating India’s international trade. Almost 95% by volume […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding 12 new hazardous waste sites that pose public health and environmental risks to the National Priorities List (NPL) for cleanup under the Superfund program. EPA is also proposing to add another eight sites to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi (C), participates in the opening ceremony of Khalifa Port in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD). Seen with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai (L), HH General Sheikh […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor, located approximately 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in San Pedro Bay, is protected by three breakwaters: San Pedro Breakwater, Middle Breakwater, and Long Beach Breakwater. Two high-use ports are located within the harbor: the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach. On or about August 26, four […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Covering the period of 2006 to 2011, Jordan’s major cargo gateway documents five years of progress and growth in trade, productivity, safety, employee relations, infrastructure investment and environmental performance, as container volumes have more than doubled and employee compensation has more than tripled. The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) has become the leading job creator in […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Structural growth in the markets where Boskalis is active continues to be driven by long-term global economic and geographic trends. For the purpose of our new Business Plan we carried out a global review of the relevant trends and developments in our markets. We also visited dozens of clients and end-users around the world to sound them out about their vision on […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    It’s been seven years since the Army Corps’ New York District began its mission in response to Hurricane Sandy. Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the […]

  • 4 December 2012

    North Bay Resources Inc. updated investors on operations at its Fraser River Project near Lytton, British Columbia. The update included expanding the size and scope of the property by more than 65%. “The excavation of test pits at the Fraser River Project began on schedule earlier this month, and a series of test pits has […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that as the third season of dredging draws to a close later this week, a total of more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with PCBs will have been removed from the Hudson River. Since dredging began on May 9, 2012, about 650,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today is providing it’s investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook The Company continues to maintain a solid backlog and increase construction equipment utilization as the projects booked in the first half of 2012 are underway. […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that next week the Hudson River dredging will conclude for the year. Dredging is expected to continue in spring 2015. To date, about 2.5 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been removed. In 2014 approximately 575,000 cubic yards of PCB-contaminated sediment were dredged from […]

  • 30 January 2012

    With ports and sea freight in the Middle East expanding and regional shipping lines facing unprecedented challenges, leaders in international business and government will meet at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from April 2 to 4 for the World Ports and Trade Summit 2012. Over 4,000 delegates representing port authorities, shipping lines, cargo […]

  • 19 April 2012

    EPA has issued an enforcement order to AVX Corp. to implement the ongoing cleanup work at New Bedford Harbor, including dredging PCB-contaminated sediment from the Harbor and disposing the dredged sediment to an appropriately licensed off-site facility, into a confined aquatic disposal cell in the Harbor, and into confined disposal facilities to be built along […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging the Texas coast to keep navigation channels open for commerce and recreation often goes unnoticed, with many citizens not aware this vital process is taking place out in the Gulf of Mexico on a recurring basis. For David B. Boothby Jr., leaving a successful 31-year career in the private sector for a new position […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed its post-Superstorm Sandy beach repair and restoration projects along the Monmouth County coastline prior to the Fourth of July kickoff of the summer tourism season. The completion of sand fill in Long Branch by USACE’s New York District last week returns previously constructed beaches damaged by […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2013-14 fiscal year (FY) budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles, including one of the largest annual Capital Improvement Programs – $399.9 million or 37% of the total budget – in Port history. The budget supports more than 8,500 jobs, 6,870 of which […]

  • 11 November 2011

    For Spicer Bak at Stevens Institute of Technology, being a beach bum and a PhD candidate go hand-in-hand. That is because this Ocean Engineering graduate student studies beach erosion to better understand how to protect America’s coastlines. Coastal protection is a major topic for government agencies, ocean scientists, and beach bums around the world. It’s […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Commentary Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “We were very excited with the number and quality of […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Friday, May 17, President Barack Obama spent several hours at Ellicott’s headquarters and factory in Baltimore, MD, USA, meeting with workers, inspecting dredge machinery, and making a policy speech on U.S. Government plans to accelerate infrastructure projects. He spoke to over 500 people in attendance. Customers and vendors flew in from around the country […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newport Beach (City) won two, 2013 Golden Hub of Innovation Awards and an honorable mention from the Association of California Cities Orange County (ACCOC) during an awards ceremony. The City earned awards for its Lower Newport Bay Dredging project and its Art and Cultural Facilities program. It earned an honorable mention for […]