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  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance activities and construction budgets have been added to the proposed USD 1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 hammered out in the U.S. Congress late Tuesday. While the Department of Transportation’s TIGER (Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery) grants […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When it comes to communications on a ship, the ideal situation for crew members is when their shipboard communications, such as e-mail, the Internet, telephone and other applications, work much the way they do in their offices on land. This is an area that Product Manager, Defense Wide Transmission Systems, or PdM DWTS, part of […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ and U.S. Army’s 238th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 13, to recognize an Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “The Corps’ and Army’s 238th birthday allows […]

  • 17 January 2013

    A leading coastal scientist has warned that some of the world’s best known beach resorts may not survive projected sea level rises and that problems caused by changing sea levels are compounded by a lack of political will and short-term coastal management initiatives. Professor Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies in the School of Environmental […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    There were cheers all around when the final load of sand to form the base for Brisbane Airport’s New Parallel Runway was pumped onto the runway site over the weekend – some two months early. Julieanne Alroe Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) CEO and Managing Director said collaborative project management and detailed planning contributed to the […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global marine terminal operator DP World announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company before separately disclosed items of $332 million, 40.8% ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis. Revenue of $1,659 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal addressed a gathering of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem’s Restoration Council in New Orleans, where he highlighted the importance of Louisiana to the Gulf’s Ecosystem and called for a swift flow of RESTORE Act funds to Gulf States, counties and parishes affected by the BP oil spill. The Governor also highlighted his commitment […]

  • 31 January 2012

    A new charity to look after England and Wales’ network of 200-year old canals and rivers will be given over £1 billion of Government help to give it the best possible start, Environment Minister Richard Benyon, announced today. This unprecedented funding for a new charity paves the way for the launch of the new Canal […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups amended an existing lawsuit yesterday to challenge U.S. funding for a second fossil fuel production and transport facility located inside Australia’s Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The U.S. Export-Import Bank has now committed nearly $5 billion in loans to support construction and operation of the two massive liquefied natural gas facilities. Located […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) lauded Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and David Vitter (R-LA), chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, for their leadership in advancing S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA), through the Senate. The legislation was passed by a vote […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a 50-year lease to transform a 100-year-old pier on the LA Waterfront in San Pedro into a world-class urban marine research and innovation center called AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles. The lease agreement – signed between the Port of Los Angeles and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch company Formaco, which has been active for more than 15 years in the Dutch and Belgian market with primarily heavy quality forging- and casting works, recently signed a contract with the Spanish forge Irizar Forge from the Basque Country for the exclusive sale of special forged lifting hooks, crane lifting blocks and compositions […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Efficiently-designed and well-constructed sea ports are viewed as the bedrock upon which a region’s infrastructure is developed and maintained, Fact.MR said in their latest study on global dredging market. Across the globe, freight transportation is widely achieved by sea, urging regional governments to employ dredging throughout their shores, according to the Dublin headquartered market research firm. Capital […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) will be managing and overseeing a number of habitat restoration and dredging projects, including a project at Narrow River that will serve as a pilot for future marsh restoration projects in the state. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) received an award from the DOI for marsh elevation […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Riverkeeper submitted a Notice of Intent to Sue (NOIS) the New York State Thruway Authority, Tappan Zee Constructors and one of its contractors under the Clean Water Act for violating two key conditions of the Thruway Authority’s Section 401 Water Quality Certification, issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for construction […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has today launched a new initiative to improve port operations and onward transport connections at 319 key seaports along Europe’s coastline. The guidelines and legal changes being proposed will help port operators upgrade their services and facilities as well as giving them more financial autonomy. 74% of the goods entering or leaving […]

  • 1 August 2013

    United States Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that, after his push, the U.S. Coast Guard will replace the main navigational light tower at the end of the rocky jetty at Jones Inlet that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in a highly expedited fashion. Originally, the Army Corps and Coast Guard hadn’t been slated to […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea announced yesterday that it is set to fully rebrand and align its companies in Norway, namely Technocean and Scanmudring-Rotech Subsea, to position itself as a dynamic and integrated contractor in the subsea market. Coupled with an extension of its geographical footprint, the Group is well positioned to serve its clients with specialised services […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar yesterday introduced the Cat® C175-16 marine propulsion engine at a size, power and rpm that will drive new, more profitable vessel designs for all segments of the marine industry. The latest in a line of high performance engines designed to meet EPA Marine Tier 3 and IMO Tier II emissions requirements, the C175-16 is […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a U.S. dredge manufacturer, reports an increase in overall sales just two months after the company consolidated its subsidiaries including, Dredging Supply Company, Inc., Best Equipment, and W&S Dredge Manufacturer. After a sluggish start in 2010, the company has greatly increased production with exports making up the majority of backlogged sales.   […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Nearly 200 environmental experts came together to discuss the role of ports, terminal operators and shipping companies in working towards sustainable operations. The 7th edition of Congress was held the first week of October 2012 in Marseille, the former ancient Greek merchant port and one of the biggest port cities on the Mediterranean Sea. The […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the summer beach season a few days away, the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east, Great Lakesand the Gulf coasts. The 2016 winners are: Babe’s Beach, Galveston, TX; Rosewood […]