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  • 9 July 2014

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) will hold a roundtable policy discussion Thursday to explore the potential for P3s for America’s ports and waterways. With the recovery of the import and export trade volumes after reductions in 2008 and 2009, many port authorities in the United States are looking to plan, […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit, aimed to give insight into the future of the country’s maritime and trade infrastructure, began today at the Intercontinental Citystars Hotel in Cairo and will run until 11 June 2015. Sponsored by some of the leading players in dredging industry, the event will focus on operational and dredging challenges affecting […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., made the following statements after the President Obama’s signing of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) into law. “Many Mississippi industries rely on a navigable and cost-effective transportation network to do business,” Wicker said. “This law will provide these businesses and our state […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), announced that the final bill will increase funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to maintain ports and waterways. “Our ports and waterways are vital to Louisiana’s economy and the nation’s economy,” Vitter said. “We found a solution […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the inaugural Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit in 2015, IQPC has announced that the second edition of the event will take place in September. With the New Suez Canal project completed, the focus in the country has shifted to the next stage of the economic plan; the Suez Canal area development plan (SCZone) […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    To help better inform citizens on what the 2013 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) will include, Sen. Vitter’s Press Office compiled several background summaries of provisions of this legislation. This particular background summary is on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund language that will likely be included in WRDA. Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Problem • The […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), announced that the final bill will increase funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to maintain the ports and waterways. “Our ports and waterways are vital to Louisiana’s economy and the nation’s economy,” Vitter said. “We found a […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago is scheduled to host a Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshop March 27-28 to identify major waterway safety hazards, estimate risk levels, evaluate potential mitigation measures, and set the stage for implementation of selected measures to further reduce risks in the port. The PAWSA workshop is an opportunity to […]

  • 22 November 2011

    An English version of the Chinese standards for port and waterway design and construction that was unveiled on November 8, is expected to help related Chinese industries go global, the head of a Chinese construction company which is the largest international contractor in Asia, said recently. The China Communications Construction Co (CCCC) has spent 6 […]

  • 2 March 2011

    NSW Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Ports and Waterways Andrew Stoner and Nationals candidate for Port Macquarie Leslie… BY KATE DWYER (camdencourier) [mappress] Source: camdencourier, March 2, 2011

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Charles Boustany (R-LA) have announced that Louisiana could receive millions to fund harbor maintenance and dredging projects. The Cassidy-Boustany amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations Act of 2014 will re-direct funds from the Department of Energy’s administrative offices to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to provide funding to […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Second Hemispheric Conference on Inland Ports, Waterways and Dredging: Inland Transport as an Engine for Competitiveness will take place this week, from May 17-19, 2017 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Organized by the Under Secretariat of Ports and Waterways of Argentina (SSPYVN) the event will focus on the key aspects of inland transport, as well […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

      CARIS, the world’s leading marine GIS organization, has launched a new module as part of the release of Bathy DataBASE 3.2. The Engineering Analysis Module caters to the requirements of the dredging industry, port and waterway authorities, as well as other engineering operations. The Engineering Analysis Module is a replacement for CARIS’ BEAMS software, […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told federal policy makers that the nation’s transportation network and supply chain are “only as strong as its weakest link” and called for increased growth and investment in the U.S. Maritime Transportation System (U.S. MTS). The comments were submitted February 14 to the House Ways and Means […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter led 18 Senators in a bipartisan letter urging the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership to set the funding levels for harbor maintenance at the levels authorized in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “We need to make investments where there will be the greatest impact – and that means ports […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    CARIS, the world’s leading marine GIS organization, has launched a new module as part of the release of Bathy DataBASE 3.2. The Engineering Analysis Module caters to the requirements of the dredging industry, port and waterway authorities, as well as other engineering operations. The Engineering Analysis Module is a replacement for CARIS’ BEAMS software, which […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives voted on the Water Resources Reform Development Act (WRRDA). The legislation passed by a vote of 417 to 3. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement: “As a member of Congress with five ports in my district, it is imperative that we cultivate a process that allows our ports and […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee Chairman Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, addresses the media at a press conference announcing the Senate’s plans to develop both short- and long-term solutions to the dredging and accessibility problems facing Michigan’s waterways. Michigan’s ports, harbors and waterways must be adequately and consistently maintained to provide for long-term protection […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has recently completed a successful project for the provision of a bathymetrical database system for the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC). PoMC conducts regular bathymetric surveys as part of its statutory obligation to provide safe and effective transit of vessels through Port Waters. The project involved the integration of CARIS Bathy DataBASE and the […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    CARIS has recently completed a successful project for the provision of a bathymetrical database system for the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC). PoMC conducts regular bathymetric surveys as part of its statutory obligation to provide safe and effective transit of vessels through Port Waters. The project involved the integration of CARIS Bathy DataBASE and the […]