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  • 21 September 2011

    Here in China, where big is normal, Tianjin Port stands out for its size.  The 107-square-kilometer port, a sister port of the Port of … By MITCH LIES (capitalpress) [mappress] Source: capitalpress, September 21, 2011;

  • 8 August 2013

    The capital dredging of the River Karnaphuli and construction of its marine driveway with bank protection wall along the city’s side are likely to be completed within two months, said Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan at tuseday. However, the minister said they would demand compensation from the contractors for the dredging work, for failing to complete […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wyre Council has just released a video that shows progress on the Rossall Sea Defenses Scheme. “We are replacing sea defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point, a stretch of around 2km, to protect 7500 properties from the risk of coastal flooding,” the Council said. Around 285 meters of piles were installed in the […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Dr. Norma Jean Mattei, civilian Mississippi River Commission member/civil engineer, has paid a visit to the Army Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) team that was installing new articulated concrete mat material in Vicksburg, Miss. During the visit, Dr. Norma helped one of the crew members tie together blocks of concrete that […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transport Minister, Andrew Jones MP, visited the Port of Liverpool today to view the latest developments at Liverpool2 as the terminal approaches its opening. The minister, who has responsibility for the strategic roads network and ports, received a tour of the site during a visit to the city. Mr Jones said: “The container shipping industry […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to its unique depth, the largest vessels in the world will be moored in the Port of Rotterdam this week. On Friday 16 August, all attention will focus on the first visit of the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller. With a capacity of 18,000 TEU (twenty-foot containers), a length of 399 metres and a width of […]

  • 23 January 2012

    On 19 January, the Danish Maritime Authority hosted a Japanese delegation from the Ministry for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, as well as from Japanese port bureaus and ports. Japanese ports are facing increasing competition from other container ports in Asia. The purpose of the visit was to present the plans of the Japanese government […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Last week, New England District Commander Colonel John A. Atilano II visited the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Project in Boston, Massachusetts. The site visit featured a boat tour and dredge views and presented an opportunity to introduce himself to the Massachusetts Port Authority partners. According to USACE, the contractor has removed 10.7 million cubic […]

  • 23 December 2009

    A permanent cruise passenger terminal will be built at White Bay Wharf Five by 2012 after the New South Wales government yesterday signalled the end of visits into Darling Harbour… Source:lloydslistdcn,December 22,2009;

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC hosted nearly twenty different stakeholder bodies in October as part of its powerful plan to update partners on the developments at Khalifa Port since the commencement of commercial operations at the container terminal on 1st September. The ADPC initiative has been widely welcomed by key players in the private and public sector. October saw […]

  • 28 July 2011

    A simulated oil spill at the Bundaberg Port attracted the attention of 60 delegates visiting for the Disaster Management for Local … By Nikki Sorbello (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, July 28, 2011;

  • 15 November 2010

    The Indonesian government`s plan to build a new cargo port near Jakarta was discussed by visiting Vice President Boediono and Japan Bank for… (antaranews) [mappress] Source: antaranews, November 16, 2010;

  • 23 September 2010

    Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (known as Lula) visited the Port of Itajai in Brazil’s Santa Catarina State on Monday, … (maritime-executive) [mappress] Source: maritime-executive, September 23, 2010;

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, hosted three different schools, James Island Christian School (JICS), The Porter Gaud School (PG) and Charleston Charter School of Math and Science (CCSMS) at Folly Beach to learn more about the Corps and the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. While CCSMS visited the project in February, PG […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On January 24, 2014, Under Secretary of the Army, Joseph W. Westphal, visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, to be brief on the final portion of the NY/NJ harbor deepening project and updated on the Hurricane Sandy response. The officials discussed the harbor deepening project, which is designed to deepen the […]

  • 20 December 2010

    With Amoras the Flemish Government is securing a lasting and environmentally sound solution for the large amount of sediment dredged annually by the Port of Antwerp – said Freddy Aerts, Chairman of the Belgian Section of CEDA (Ministry of Flanders, Belgium) – when welcoming CEDA members and guests to Amoras after a delicious hosted lunch. […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, visited Charleston District and was briefed about the work currently being undertaken on the Charleston Harbor deepening project, better known as Post 45. During the visit, he meet with Jim Newsome, President & CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, and took a tour of the SCPA Charleston Harbor. Here are some […]

  • 19 June 2010

    The biggest container ship to call at Hamburg, the 13,800 TEU CMA CGM flagship ‘Christophe Colomb’, will visit the German Elbe port… By Tom Todd [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, June 19, 2010;

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SOPAC (Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline) members recently paid a visit to the Bournemouth Beach Management scheme. SCOPAC – an influential network of local authorities and other key organisations – was established in 1986 with the role to assist members in developing a coordinated and sustainable approach to coastal risk management by commissioning research and […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter called on President Obama to complete an ongoing feasibility study for the West Shore Hurricane Protection Project. The Fiscal Year 2013 Army Corps of Engineers Spending Plan allocates $828,340 to finalize the study and produce a Chief’s Report next year. “President Obama promised Louisianians help after Hurricane Isaac, and now he […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from Saudi Arabia visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, in Las Vegas on July 28. District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs briefed the group on the District’s area of responsibility and the scope of work performed. Of particular interest to the group was the District’s longtime partner in area flood […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Young CEDA Belgium will be organizing a visit to the dredging and beach replenishment site in Knokke on March 24, 2017. The EUR17 million Knokke beach replenishment project has been awarded to the joint venture ‘Noordzee en Kust’, of which Jan De Nul is part. For the project JDN mobilized its trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander […]

  • 5 March 2014

    President Alpha Conde of the Republic of Guinea, accompanied by the Minister of Communications of Guinea, Director of Bureau of Maritime Affairs of Guinea and Director of Harbor Authority of Guinea, recently inspected and accepted Kassa Island ferry terminal project. This project was undertaken by CHEC and CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co. Ltd. CHEC completed […]

  • 26 February 2010

    U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited the Port of Houston Authority Monday to see how $98.8 million in stimulus funding is benefiting the local economy and helping make the Houston Ship Channel more accessible to bigger laden ships. [mappress] Source:chron,February 26,2010;

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joe Biden was joined yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at America’s Central Port in Granite City to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The port’s new South Harbor is being funded in part […]

  • 31 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest private […]