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  • 19 July 2011

    U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack released the following statement about an amendment he offered earlier this week to H.R. 2354, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act for FY 2012: “On Thursday, the House was considering amendments to the Energy and Water Appropriations Act. I offered an amendment to support Great Lakes maritime transportation. It would prevent […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced yesterday that an additional $1,500,000 in federal funds have been secured for the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach renourishment project. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More critical funding has been secured for Carolina Beach and Kure Beach! As the beach season is set to begin, this $1.5 million in federal funds will […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Robert Hurt, along with Congressmen G.K. Butterfield, Bob Goodlatte, Morgan Griffith and Markwayne Mullin, recently introduced the Supporting Home Owners Rights Enforcement (SHORE) Act, H.R. 2929. This legislation would amend the Federal Power Act to ensure that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) considers private property ownership rights when issuing a license or enforcement action […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Decom World has announced on February 19 that Congressman Bill Flores will address leading Well Integrity engineers from a spectrum of operators at Houston’s Well Integrity & Asset Digitalization Conference. The Congressman, a former CEO & President of Phoenix Oil Company, is to give the key note drawing upon his previous experience in the Oil […]

  • 8 April 2016

    U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise is this week leading a bipartisan congressional delegation on an offshore energy tour in the Gulf of Mexico. As part of the tour, which is the eighth annual Offshore Energy Tour, the members have visited a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico. According to Scalise’s twitter update, the platform in […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rice has announced an additional $29 million in federal funding for beachfront renourishment projects in the Grand Strand to repair damages caused by recent natural disasters. “Over the past two years, my office has helped secure over $51 million to renourish beaches along the Grand Strand that suffered significant damage from devastating hurricanes […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    On March 30, 2015, Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr. MD stopped by the Port of South Louisiana to meet with port and local officials, as well as industry leaders, to discuss how he can be of assistance to further secure funding for the district. During a one-and-one meeting with Congressman Boustany, Executive Director Paul G. Aucoin presented an […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Francis Rooney testified before Congressional colleagues during a meeting of the House Appropriations Interior and Environment Subcommittee, held earlier this week. This testimony focused on Interior Appropriations regarding the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. Congressman Rooney said: “I would like to thank Committee Chairman Calvert and Ranking Member McCollum for the opportunity to present testimony […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre will be in New Hanover and Brunswick County participating in the following coastal events: – 9:30 a.m. – Tour of the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach renourishment project – Congressman McIntyre will be joined by local officials and Army Corps of Engineers to view pumping of sand – $9.3 million […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Huizenga is applauding how Michigan lawmakers are handling emergency dredging along the lakeshore, calling it “unprecedented.” Recently, the congressman met with local, state, and federal officials about the condition of Michigan harbors. Earlier this year Gov. Rick Snyder approved $21 million in emergency funding for 58 harbors. Now Congressman Huizenga hopes to secure […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved a $68 million construction contract with Orion Construction L.P. for Bayport and Barbours Cut channel improvements. These significant dredging projects will begin following issuance of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits and approval of its assumption of maintenance of the channels, Executive Director Roger […]

  • 16 September 2013

    U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold launched the bipartisan Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Caucus along with three of his colleagues, Congressman Jim Costa, Congressman Joe Barton, and Congressman Filemon Vela to help the development and timely exportation of LNG. The caucus also hopes to encourage a rational regulatory environment that ensures the production and exportation of […]

  • 15 July 2013

    U.S. Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) met with local port leaders to discuss major infrastructure projects currently underway. This meeting also gave both the Congressman and the other attendees an opportunity to address up-coming and potential legislation. Following their meeting, Rep. Duffy toured the John G. Munson Freighter. Rep. Duffy as well as some of the […]

  • 3 April 2014

    14 members of the Georgia House delegation sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The letter requests that the Committee support federal funding for the Savanah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “The […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Enyart met with students at Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake this week to listen to their concerns about Mississippi River issues near their homes. Congressman Enyart spoke to juniors and seniors in the government and history classes instructed by Jamie Nash-Mayberry. Her classes have spent three years investigating river levels, flooding, levees […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Francis Rooney attended a White House dinner and meeting with President Donald Trump earlier this week, where he stressed the need for including Everglades Restoration as a key component of any infrastructure package brought forward. This message is consistent with a letter that Congressman Rooney sent to the President in February 2017, and with the President’s […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has been appointed co-chair of the Congressional Long Island Sound Caucus in the House of Representatives, which he served on during the 114th Congress. The First Congressional District of New York contains over 55 miles of Long Island Sound shoreline, and in the 114th Congress Congressman Zeldin was the lead Republican sponsor […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $585,000 in federal funds have been secured for dredging essential coastal projects in Southeastern North Carolina. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More good news for our coastal projects! Securing resources to help our inlets, waterways, and beaches has always been a priority of mine, and we will keep fighting to […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones and several congressional colleagues have joined forces to call on the U.S. Army of Corps of Engineers to meet its statutory mandate to perform an assessment of the maintenance dredging needs along the Atlantic and Gulf Intracoastal Waterways. According to Jones, a 2014 law required the Corps to complete the assessment […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rice yesterday announced $16 million in federal funding will go to beachfront renourishment projects in Myrtle Beach to repair damages caused by Hurricane Matthew and other storms. “Over the past few years beaches along the Grand Strand have taken a beating from Hurricane Matthew and other storms,” said Congressman Rice. “My office has […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of South Louisiana (POSL) held a meeting last week with U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany at the Guesthouse, located within the grounds of Globalplex Intermodal Terminal. Congressman Boustany spoke to an audience of industry, river region and port leaders about issues important to the maritime industry and the citizens of Louisiana, such as infrastructure maintenance and improvements […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    ABS celebrated its 150th anniversary in Washington, DC on 31 January and was recognized by Members of Congress for the classification society’s proud history and unwavering commitment to the American and international maritime community. “I ask my colleagues to join with me in congratulating ABS on its 150th anniversary and in recognizing ABS’ significant service […]