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  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) reintroduced the DREDGE Act – Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports Act. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Senator Chris Coons, and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers funding for the completion of three priority projects in Delaware. The Congressional Delegation highlighted USACE fiscal year 2017 work plan, which includes a total of $40 million for crucial Delaware public work projects, including full funding […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 11 July 2013

    With additional funding approved July 2 by the East Bay Regional Park District Board, 82,600 cubic yards of sand will be pumped onto Crown Memorial State Beach and Alameda Beach between September and November this year. The project will restore the beach and dune system to its 1987 footprint, at a cost of nearly $5.3 […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Technology holds the key to achieving sustainable long-term development of the ports business in today’s digitised world and DP World is proactively pursuing this strategy at its facilities, according to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region. His remarks came during a week in which two separate groups of academics and business students […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Communities across Wales are coming to terms with the very real threat of coastal flooding as the Welsh Government announced that as many as 48 areas have been identified where coastal defenses will not be maintained in the long term. With that stark reality in mind, scientists in Wales are contributing their expertise to obtain […]

  • 16 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Paul Owen assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on September 14, 2012. Colonel John R. Boulé, who commanded the district since July 2009, relinquished command during the event in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House. A native of St. Louis, Missouri, […]

  • 25 October 2012

    The government-operated Taiwan International Ports Corp. hopes to spark investment momentum by pouring about NT$66 billion within five years into the building of international cruise terminals in Keelung and Kaohsiung as well as other construction at the island’s harbors, all with the aim of providing for the development of the passenger-ship and tourism businesses and […]

  • 12 March 2012

      Illinois was welcomed into the coastal management system at last week’s ceremony, making the state eligible for approximately $2 million in annual grants to help manage its Great Lakes resources. The creation of the Illinois Coastal Management Program comes at the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Coastal Zone Management Act by Congress […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called for federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds to be used to create a new dune flood-protection system in Breezy Point that would make its residents safer and enable the community to be better prepared to withstand subsequent storms. Similar dune protection systems are already under way across the rest of […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The team at Navajo County Public Works, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, has been designated as the USACE South Pacific Division’s Planning Team of the Year for the work being done on the Feasibility Study for flood risk management in the Winslow, Ariz. area. The team is also […]

  • 7 February 2012

    As part of President Obama’s National Export Initiative (NEI) to double U.S. commercial exports by the end of 2014, thereby creating or supporting several million American jobs, U.S. Commerce Under Secretary Francisco Sanchez and top officials from a number of major local economic entities signed a joint memorandum of intent (MOI) at the Tampa Port […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jebel Ali is the only port outside the Far East to make it into the latest Top 10 list of the world’s largest ports – an achievement DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem credits to Dubai’s visionary leadership in creating the infrastructure and the business environment to drive continuous growth. The latest container […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A loud debate in Congress over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is underway. Without congressional action, Ex-Im will be unable to provide new loans or guarantees to American exporters after its charter expires on September 30, according to uschamber.com. “In other words, Ex-Im will be forced to close its doors if Congress doesn’t […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin along with Representatives Elijah Cummings and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) in announcing that the Maryland Port Administration has been awarded $10 million in federal funding to expand the handling capacity at the Fairfield Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore through the […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Global marine technology developer Kongsberg Maritime’s Aberdeen based underwater camera group has received contracts to supply comprehensive underwater camera packages to a total of four new state-of-the-art SMD trencher and mining vehicles being delivered to major subsea service clients. The first contract is for cameras and accessories for a new generation high powered deep water […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection announced recently the extension of the public comment period and additional public meetings for the New York/New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study. This coastal […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nortport (M) Bhd, which operates one of two main maritime gateways in Port Klang, will be spending some RM104mil to acquire 13 units of electric rubber-tyred gantry (e-RTG) cranes as part of the port’s plan to be more environmentally friendly. Northport is the first terminal in Malaysia to purchase this eco-friendly port handling equipment and […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Safety systems and machine productivity specialist Prolec has set the date for the biggest and most significant product launch in the company’s history. The first product models from an entirely new modular range focused on machine safety will be unveiled at an event being staged at Donington Park Raceway on 9th May 2012. At the […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Peter Surtees, European Supply Chain Director of manufacturing giant Kimberley-Clark has hailed the UK’s new multi-billion dollar deep-sea port as a major opportunity for innovation. Speaking at the Logistics Leaders Network Forum, hosted by London Gateway on Thursday, Surtees described the success of Project Sphinx, a collaborative initiative led by Kimberley-Clark, in which seven leading […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato-Tainui has signed a new Waikato River agreement with Waikato Regional Council, formalising an already closely working relationship over river co-management. The joint management agreement (JMA), signed at the Ferrybank in Hamilton, is a feature of the iwi river co-management arrangements with the Crown under the Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010. The […]

  • 29 January 2014

    Luka Koper d.d.’s successful performance in 2013 has also been reflected in the value of the company’s shares. The average share price rose by nearly twenty percent last year, and this rate of growth has further increased in January this year. During 2013, the overall trading price of the LKPG share fluctuated between € 7.25 […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge, LLC, a world leader in customized dredging solutions, continues to expand its international presence, with recent orders and deliveries into Nigeria, Republic of Congo and Alberta, Canada. A major Nigerian contractor has placed orders for 18-in. and 24-in. Marlin Class dredges, with 23-meter digging depth capabilities. These two dredges will be delivered in […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount of turbulence in the hopper. During the overflow process, the aim is to remove excess water from the hopper, making room for more payload. However, with a […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB) has awarded a RM193.9mil contract to Trans Resources Corp Sdn Bhd (TRC) for the construction of interim port facilities at the proposed Samalaju Port. TRC beat 10 other bidders for the job. BPHB chief executive officer Datuk Mior Ahmad Baiti Mior Lub Ahmad said the company would finance the contract […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    In his State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported record cargo volumes, an influx of new business, and more than 1 million square feet of distribution center space leased or developed. “Not only did the ports authority achieve strong growth across major segments of our business, but the private […]