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  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leaders of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan (FAP) met new Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss yesterday, as part of her first visit to Somerset to receive an update on flooding. In an informal meeting with the Minister, members of FAP’s Leaders Implementation Group told her about the Plan as well as some of […]

  • 8 November 2010

    Union Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrasekhar visited the project sites of the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at … (expressbuzz) [mappress] Source: expressbuzz, November 8, 2010;

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Institute of Management Technology in Dubai have visited Khalifa Port and Kizad to learn more about the mega project and how it will contribute towards the emirates plans for economic diversity and the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. The institute is one of the leading business schools in the UAE; it aims […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch Team Risk Reduction (DRR) is visiting Serbia this week, with a team of water experts. Mathijs van Ledden, Director Flood Risk Reduction at Royal HaskoningDHV is one of the participants. The visit includes Obrenovac, which was severely affected by the floods in May last year. At that period Van Ledden was in Serbia to […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that the MSC JUDITH, the largest container vessel to ever call the Port of Philadelphia, experienced a successful visit to PRPA’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal on Sunday, November 17.  The Packer Avenue Marine Terminal is operated by Holt Logistics Corporation, with labor provided by ILA Local 1291. The […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    David Wethington, project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recently visited Canada. During the visit, he spoke with his Canadian counterparts about the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS). This study presents a range of options and technologies to prevent aquatic nuisance species (ANS) movement between the Great Lakes and Mississippi […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    During General Director A.Lavrishchev’s working visit to the Far East on August, 29 2012, he visited sea ports of Posyet and Zarubino, where was acquainted with the operation of the Vladivostok Branch’s separate structural subdivisions. He also paticipated several working meetings with Torgoviy Port Posyet, PC and Mechel, PC representatives on issues of the FSUE […]

  • 30 January 2013

    Representatives from the five multilateral institutions that have signed agreements for the financing of the Panama Canal Expansion Program took part in the annual visit organized to oversee the program’s progress. “This visit is part of the agreement signed between the Panama Canal Authority and the five institutions that have provided partial financing for the […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the permanent dialogue with the shipping industry, a Panama Canal Authority (ACP) delegation headed by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano visited South Korea to hold discussions with the vehicle carrier market segment and obtain feedback on the future toll structure being developed by the ACP that will go in effect upon completion of […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Norfolk Wednesday to promote a $15 million federal TIGER grant for the Virginia Port Authority. The grant would help the City’s infrastructure at Norfolk International Terminals, easing transportation, which, in turn, will create commerce and employment. “What most people don’t realize is that our economic maritime power is just […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Mayor Alvin Brown welcomed Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to Jacksonville on Tuesday. The secretary visited City Hall and met with 40 JROTC cadets from Mandarin High School. He also attended a luncheon with local business leaders at EverBank Field. The Navy released its Fiscal Year 2013 budget which allocated more ships and sailors […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 19th, 2014, Ms. Maria Wasiak, Minister of Infrastructure and Development paid a visit to the Port of Gdansk. She was accompanied by Ms. Dorota Pyc, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, and by Ms. Monika Niemiec-Butryn, Deputy Director of the Department of Maritime Transport and Shipping Safety at the […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    HKND Group and the Nicaragua Canal Development Project Commission met recently with Belgian business delegation in Managua where they talked about the Nicaragua Grand Canal project. The Belgian delegation consisted of seven major construction and engineering companies including SBE (one of the top global engineering consultants), DEME, Jan De Nul Group, IMDC (dredging consultant), SECO (technical control […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brigadier General David Hill, USACE – Southwestern Division Office commander, last week conducted a site visit of the Brays Bayou Federal Flood Control Project – Channel Modifications, Discrete Segment 101 and 103. The objective of the project is to decrease the frequency of flooding within the Brays Bayou Watershed by constructing a shelf or shelves […]

  • 22 August 2011

    A Cornwall Councillor and local MP have pressed the case for the dredging of Falmouth Docks in a meeting with the Chancellor of the…   By Nick Eyriey (businesscornwall) [mappress] Source: businesscornwall, August 22, 2011

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation started on June 22 at UNESCO-IHE, in Delft, the Netherlands, and will last through Friday, 26 June, 2015.  The seminar reflects IADC’s commitment to education, to encouraging young people to enter the field of dredging, and to improving knowledge about dredging throughout the world. […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Giyani Metals Corp. yesterday announced the commencement of the feasibility study for its K.Hill manganese deposit in Botswana with positive initial feedback from SRK, Tetra Tech and Royal IHC after their three-day site visit to K.Hill in late December 2019. Following the successful FS bid from SRK Consulting and joint bid from Tetra Tech and […]

  • 13 March 2013

    The Department for Communities and Local Government Minister, Brandon Lewis MP, visited London Gateway this week to see how building work is progressing at the super-port. During his visit, Mr Lewis was able to see for himself the scale of the UK’s new container port and logistics park and watch the 138m-high quay cranes, which […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of Parliament from the Czech Republic, the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Stanislaw Karczewski, and the Pomeranian Governor Dariusz Drelich visited the Port of Gdansk last week. The meeting between the representatives of the Port of Gdansk Authority and the delegates from the Czech Republic was held at the Port […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. President Donald Trump will visit the Lake Okeechobee area on Friday, March 29, to talk about progress on infrastructure projects on and near the lake, local media reports.  White House Deputy Press Secretary, Judd Deere, confirmed the news, indicating that Trump will tout work on repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike and a long-planned rehabilitation project. […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty, currently working on the £86 million coastal defense schemes in the North West of England, recently welcomed the youngsters of Northfield Primary School to the Rossall site. The Rossall scheme will greatly reduce the risk of flooding to the local community, through constructing two kilometers of coastal defense from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point. Simon […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Daniil Putyatin, the head of the Land Reclamation Department of the Russian Agriculture Ministry, last week visited several land reclamation sites in the southern Dagestan within his working visit to the republic.  According to Putiyatin, all works are executed within the program “The development and reclamation of agricultural lands in Russia for 2014-2020.” “After the reconstruction, […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defense, Michael Fallon, inspected the dredging operations at the Portsmouth Naval Base this morning. In June, the Defense Infrastructure Organization (DIO) announced it had awarded a contract worth £31 million to Fareham based Boskalis Westminster Ltd for work to ready the harbor for the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. The carriers will be significantly […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Barack Obama visited Moravia Park Elementary School, local manufacturer Ellicott Dredges and The Center for Urban Families in Baltimore last week as part of his Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour. Here are some lines from his speech at the Ellicott Dredges: “I want to thank your CEO, Peter Bowe, and your plant manager, […]

  • 7 November 2012

    During a special meeting last month, Port Commissioners met with Mark Mazzanti, Civil Works Directorate, Chief Programs Integration Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project. Port Freeport is seeking federal funding to deepen the Freeport Harbor Channel to 55 feet from its current 45 feet, and […]

  • 27 August 2012

    According to sfgate.com, the U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Representative John Carney planned to join Army Corps of Engineers officials today for a tour of the Delaware River and discussion of the economic impact of the dredging plan. Delaware River dredging supporters say that this project will help keep area ports competitive. […]