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  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A federally-appointed arm’s length panel reviewing the Canada Transportation Act is gathering feedback from Northerners on how new transportation policy and program development can further support sustainable economic development in the Northwest Territories.   Department of Transportation staff escorted Review Panel members to Hay River two days ago where they met with representatives from the transportation […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the second day of VIII Exhibition “Transport of Russia” taking place from 4 to 6 December in the framework of “Transport Week – 2014” General Director of FSUE “Rosmorprot” Andrey Tarasenko signed a range of agreements in the press-centre of “Gostiny Dvor” exhibition center in presence of Minister of Transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov. […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 17th International Conference ‘Transport and Sedimentation of Solid Particles’ will take place from 22-25 September in Delft, the Netherlands. For more than 40 years these conferences have been a traditional place of meeting and active debates of scientists, engineers and leading authorities in different aspects of transport of solid particles. The conferences have supported […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment today, on its official Linkedin profile, published an interesting story about recent vessel deliveries. The Dutch are known for dredging, and here one can see why. The Damen Dredging yard is situated on sea level, surrounded by a polder below sea level. The entire area is protected by a dike. As a […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission is proposing to invest over €1 billion in 39 key projects that will develop sustainable and innovative transport infrastructure in Europe across all modes. The investment is made via the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the EU’s financial mechanism supporting infrastructure networks, and will unlock a total of €4.5 billion of public and […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has released the following statement on the final passage of the FDOT Transportation Package by the Florida Legislature, which included an increase in the minimum statutory amount for seaport funding, from $15 million to $25 million, for the FSTED program. The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) program is administered […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Steder Group has shipped large machinery items, with weights up to 85 tonnes, from the Netherlands to Singapore for a renowned Dutch dredging company. In total, the shipment consisted of more than 1,500 tonnes, with all the materials being intended for the refurbishment of a large backhoe dredger. The Steder Group B.V., based in […]

  • 23 September 2013

    New public policy priorities, government support and legislation for navigation on inland waterways in Russia, as well as fleet modernisation and waterways infrastructure will be discussed during the conference ‘Russian-Dutch Bilateral Year 2013: the Strategy of Water Transport’. Key speaker during the conference will be Mr Viktor Olersky, deputy Minister of Transport. The conference takes […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee leaders introduced unprecedented bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, promotes fiscal responsibility, and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), was introduced in the […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    From 19 to 22 May, an international group of participants from seven different countries participated in the pump and slurry training course, organised by the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). The tuition was given at TID’s premises in Kinderdijk and proved to be a great success once again. During the four-day course, the emphasis was […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Singapore plays host to Mr Yang Zan, Director-General of the Department of International Co-operation, Ministry of Transport, People’s Republic of China, under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) Distinguished Visitors Programme (DVP) from 31 July to 2 August 2013. Mr Yang held several key roles in the Ministry of Transport before assuming his […]

  • 11 December 2012

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Lavrishchev predented his report on the Strategy of Development of the Russian Sea Port Infrastructure at the Water Transport Economic Conference which was held in the framework of the Transport of Russia Forum on December 7, 2012. Among the participants of the event were the Deputy Minister of Transport […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In dredging, the hydraulic transport of solids is one of the most important processes. Since the 50’s many researchers have tried to create a physical mathematical model in order to predict the head losses in slurry transport. These models are Durand, Condolios, Gibert, Worster. Zandi & Govatos, Jufin Lopatin, Fuhrboter, Newitt. Doron, Wilson, Matousek and […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council Inc. (WCI), are calling upon Congress and the Administration to address a developing situation on the Mississippi River which could effectively bring commerce on the Mighty Mississippi to a halt in early December. Water releases from dams on the upper Missouri River are planned to be significantly […]

  • 19 August 2011

    Minister of Public Works and Transport the Hon Neko C Grant inspected the new Salt Pond Dock during a stopover visit to Long Island on…   (bahamaislandsinfo) [mappress] Source: bahamaislandsinfo, August 19, 2011

  • 17 September 2012

    Dr. Rashad Al Matainy Transport Minister said that he will take all steps and actions that lead to solving problems of Damietta Port, completing plans to develop the port and deepening the waterway and strengthening quays to receive ships of new generations. The minister pointed out during his meeting with members of the Transport and […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has temporarily halted its operations due to the Hickman Harbor dredging project, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said. According to Ferry Captain Jeremy Newsom, a dredging vessel, owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is currently working in the Hickman Harbor to keep the channel and harbor open. Due to limited space at […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, visited the Port of Liverpool on Friday, August 5, to view the latest developments at the container terminal Liverpool2.  The visit provided an opportunity for the Minister to view progress on the project, which started handling its first containers last month as part of trials ahead […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Creating an efficient logistics chain and support network is one of the main challenges facing Chile’s port development, transport undersecr… By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, October 27, 2011

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deficiency in transport and communications infrastructure is one of several supply chain barriers that act as obstacles for speeding up global economic growth. That is the conclusion of a report entitled “Enabling Trade: Valuing Growth Opportunities”, prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with the World Bank, and Bain & Company, a Boston-based […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Realizing its social responsibility policy, at the Transport Week-2012 the FSUE “Rosmorport” presented the special project – the exhibition of photos made by the enterprise’s employees “Navigation safety is our job”. The exhibition is conluded of the FSUE “Rosmorport” photo contest winners’ and participants’ works. This event allowed them to reveal creative skills, to increase […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    From December 3 to 8 Moscow hosted the “Transport Week – 2012”. The main event of the week was the Transport of Russia VI International Exhibition and Forum. The FSUE “Rosmorport” stand being part of the united stand of the Federal Agency for Marine and River Transport (Rosmorrechflot), was commemorated to the Strategy of Development […]

  • 11 May 2011

    The U.S. Department of Transportation is beginning a 12-month study of which ports to provide road and rail improvements for, a dozen years… By Walter C. Jones (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, May 11, 2011;

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For over ten years, local container haulier M&M Transport (Southern) Limited has been partnering with major shipping lines, agents and freight forwarders to help transport the goods that arrive in Southampton to locations around the UK. During that time its team have earned a reputation for cost effective container solutions and a friendly, personalised service. […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Georgia’s 15-year push to deepen the river channel to the booming Port of Savannah got a big endorsement Tuesday from Transportation …   By RUSS BYNUM AP (thestate) [mappress] Source: thestate, November 17, 2011;