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  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This year’s Waterways Symposium, taking place in Memphis, Tennessee, October 1-3, 2013, will examine the opportunities an efficient, modern waterways system can provide. Attendees typically include representatives from the shipping community, transportation providers, investors, bankers, officials from ports and federal/state/local governments, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies, consultants, academics, and many more. […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Chris Smith has welcomed the federal government decision to allocate $28 million for dredging of the New Jersey waterways, including Shark River, which were filled with silt and debris as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  As announced earlier yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved $28M in federal funding to dredge State channels that were impacted by the […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Decision makers and senior leaders are set to gather for the Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit, scheduled from 9-11 June in Cairo, to discuss Egypt’s maritime transport sector. Under the official patronage of His Excellency Hany Dahy, the Minister of Transport, and supported by the Suez Canal Authority, Alexandria Port Authority, Damietta Port Authority, River […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, urged Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to increase federal investment in Louisiana’s waterways during a roundtable discussion with port directors and navigation officials from across the state. During the visit, Sen. Landrieu […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, has been awarded a $4.2 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District for pipeline dredging of the Sabine Pass Channel Reach of the Sabine-Neches Waterway in Jefferson County, Texas, and Cameron Parish, Louisiana.  The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.8 million cubic yards of dredged material […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversión), in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC), recently held the information event on “The Amazon Waterway”, a project intended to improve the navigability conditions in the Peruvian Amazon river waterway system. The project’s Development Area comprises the Marañón and Amazon Rivers, Saramiriza-Iquitos-Santa Rosa section; Huallaga River, […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW), the famed 1100-plus mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia to Miami, Florida, is getting ‘thin’, the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) said in its latest announcement.  Shoaling has created hazardous conditions in some areas with depths reported less than 5 feet, which reflects a remarkable 7 […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Final preparations are underway for the Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit that will be held from 9-11 June in Cairo.  Many advancements are planned for Egypt’s maritime sector, with expansions to the capacity of the Suez Canal soon to be ready, together with expansions to all of the country’s major ports, Egypt is steadily moving towards its goal […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The former owner and operator of an industrial site along the Duwamish Waterway in Tukwila has signed an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) to test soil and groundwater for contamination, a step toward planning a future river cleanup. The order covers the 21-acre Jorgensen Forge Corp. site at 78531 East Marginal Way […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., released the following statement after the House voted to pass the FY 2013 Energy & Water Appropriations bill. This bill continues to ignore South Louisiana’s coastline and wetlands and severely underfunds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations & Maintenance account at the expense of the nation’s waterways. Boustany, an […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have announced that the Dismal Swamp Canal will be closed indefinitely.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, requires dredging, debris and tree removal, and an investigation into reports of shoaling at various locations in the canal. The […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fox Waterway Agency has proposed constructing a 29-acre in-lake sediment storage and dewatering facility (SDF) using beneficially reused dredged sediment. The Fox Waterway Agency will improve navigation by hydraulically and mechanically dredging sediment from the Chain O’Lakes and Fox River and transporting the material via pumping or barge to the newly constructed island. The […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is currently underway. This project is necessary because sediment, tires, trash, and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. With work winding down at the […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy sent a letter last Friday to senior officials within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, urging them to reallocate any possible funds toward the dredging of an important segment of the Red River, which has experienced historic flooding in the last 12 months. “Not only has the historic […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced a $28 million federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The grant will be used for the removal of sand and debris impacting navigable waterways as a result of Sandy, including dredging of the Shark River. FEMA agreed to provide […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Options for improving long-term water quality in the ACT and Murrumbidgee River catchment are now on display for community comment. “Initial water monitoring and research has identified a range of potential options to improve water quality in each of six priority catchments across the ACT,” ACT Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell said. Federal Parliamentary […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay study, as well as continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget. “The district’s programs are […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director, Gary Nelson, last week participated in the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources roundtable discussion, named ‘America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act, Part II’ in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representing the Association of American Port Authorities (AAPA) as the North Pacific Caucus Chair, Mr. […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program tomorrow.  This event, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Several measures are being taken to promote the inland waterways in the country, announced pib.nic.in. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Milind Deora said that the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has undertaken Integrated National Transportation Waterways Grid Study through the […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Barbara Harbor dredging project started on March 1st and already created a narrow, passable channel with a depth of 20ft at zero tide, according to Dominique Samario, an administrative analyst and public information officer with the city’s waterfront department. The February 17 storm that brought torrential rains, high winds and large ocean swells […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A plan which will help to bring new life to Sheffield’s formerly industrial waterways has been agreed. The strategy, which was signed during the One Big River Week – a week of events celebrating Sheffield’s waterways, sets out an action plan that will continue the recovery and put the city’s canal, rivers and streams at […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 40,000 miles of California’s rivers and streams are currently threatened by pollution, according to a list of impaired waterways submitted by the state to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Common impairments in lakes are due to mercury and other toxic metals in fish. High temperatures, sediment and toxic metals are found in many […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Colombian Minister of Transport, Natalia Abello Vives, and Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen jointly launched the Colombia Plan Maestro Fluvial at the naval base in the port of Barranquilla, Colombia on 3 September 2015. The plan is a Colombian-Dutch co-production that focuses on the connection of inland waterway transport. Furthermore […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Garret Graves was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on January 23. The Subcommittee oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency. As Chairman, Graves will play an expanded role in shaping legislation to […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has just introduced a plan which includes £1.8 million worth of improvements to the historic network of canals across the West Midlands. The work, needed to preserve and protect the 383 miles of waterway in the West Midlands region, is due to start in November and be completed by the […]