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  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, yesterday urged the administration to make the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) a top priority for its fiscal year 2017 budget recommendations. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy, the Georgia congressional delegation called for […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rand Paul recently reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, which modifies the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge smaller harbors. According to Senator Rand Paul, the Corps currently prioritizes dredging solely for larger harbors that see 1 million or more tons in traffic per year – often forcing small community harbors to fund their own dredging or […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Cedric Richmond (LA-02) and Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) led twenty-five U.S. Representatives in submitting the letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget. The letter was sent in response to a recent policy statement that questioned the additional investment of Harbor Maintenance Tax revenues as called for in […]

  • 20 October 2011

      Peruvian private investment agency ProInversión is due to concession Pisco region’s General San Martín port before the end of this year… By Catherine Setterfield (BNAmericas) [mappress] Source: BNAmericas, October 20, 2011

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to restore Superfund cleanup at the center of the U.S. EPA’s core mission, Administrator Scott Pruitt is prioritizing Superfund cleanup and streamlining the approval process for sites with remedies estimated to cost $50 million or more, EPA said.  The revision to EPA’s delegation of authority will ensure decision making comes straight from […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The White House Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council has rendered approval to Governor John Bel Edwards’ request to include Louisiana’s Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project on the Federal Permitting Dashboard. The action follows an October 2016 memo to federal executive departments and agencies from White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and House Council on […]

  • 20 October 2011

    Peruvian private investment agency ProInversión is due to concession Pisco region’s General San Martín port before the end of this year, Jua… By Catherine Setterfield (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, October 20, 2011;

  • 18 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    Ophir Energy, together with its Fortuna FLNG project partners, has decided to prioritize an alternative funding solution with an Asian bank for up to $1.2 billion on similar terms to those agreed with the group of Chinese banks.

  • 9 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    UK’s renewable energy organizations have called the county’s new government to put the development of renewable energy and clean technology at the center of its energy policy.

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement on the passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes critical language that will prioritize dredging in the Great Lakes navigation system. In the past several months, Schumer has worked with the EPW committee to balance the needs of high-use, deep-draft ports like the […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, which prioritizes smaller harbors for dredging work. The Harbor Equity Act would benefit smaller harbors that could face shut-downs, such as the Hickman-Fulton County Riverport in Kentucky. The legislation requires the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize smaller harbors for dredging rather than just larger, […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) praised the leadership of the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee for releasing the six-year MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (S. 2322) that puts a high priority on freight movement investments. AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle said: “We commend Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA and Chairman of the […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The launch of a 15-year restoration strategy for the Waikato and Waipa river catchments is being seen as a milestone for the future wellbeing of the area, Waikato River Authority said in their latest release.  The restoration strategy has been a three-year project between DairyNZ, Waikato Regional Council and the Waikato River Authority creating a […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen has issued the following statement after the Senate passed fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding legislation for the Energy and Water Development, Legislative Branch and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittees. “This funding bill includes a number of important objectives for New Hampshire communities, from ensuring emergency dredging at Hampton […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy (TP Ocean) has defined the research priorities for Europe’s ocean energy industry in the latest report released today.

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    OSX Brasil S.A., a Brazilian publicly traded corporation, which provides solutions for the offshore oil industry by means of integrated operations in shipbuilding, leasing of exploration and production (E&P) units, announced today that the Board of the Merchant Marine Fund (FMM) has approved the prioritization of additional funding, for a credit line of R$1.5 billion […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    VV: The sector is being driven by increasing demand as more countries prioritize LNG as an energy source.

  • 15 October 2012

    OSX Brasil S.A., a Brazilian publicly traded corporation, which provides solutions for the offshore oil industry by means of integrated operations in shipbuilding, leasing of exploration and production (E&P) units, announced today that the Board of the Merchant Marine Fund (FMM) has approved the prioritization of additional funding, for a credit line of R$1.5 billion […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator for New York, Charles E. Schumer, is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. According to Schumer, the new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of drivers trying […]

  • 15 June 2012

    Governor Rick Scott signed two bills on June 14 that facilitate economic development opportunities by prioritizing Florida’s investment in vital transportation projects, including improvements to Florida’s 14 deepwater sea ports. Improvements to Florida’s ports ensure they are prepared to benefit from the anticipated international trade expected from the expansion of the Panama Canal, ratified free […]

  • 15 October 2012

    OSX Brasil S.A., a Brazil-based holding company involved in the oil and gas sector, announces that the Board of the Merchant Marine Fund (FMM – Fundo da Marinha Mercante) has approved the prioritization of additional funding, for a credit line of R$1.5 billion(USD 735.5 million), for the construction of the Açu Shipbuilding Unit (“UCN Açu”), […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Research & Development

    The Dutch business community has embraced the Paris climate objectives for 2050 and is calling on the government to prioritize the acceleration of the energy transition.