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  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cargo demand for Asian containerized imports has remained strong through the typically slower winter season and heading into the Lunar New Year holidays, according to container line data collected by the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA). TSA lines said that the current environment has encouraged them to move ahead with revenue improvement measures which they say […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near La Push, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC, from Anchorage, Alaska, is scheduled to start September 29 on the $1.7 million project, USACE said. The company will dredge about 60,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Hartland Council is planning to hold a meeting to discuss how to prevent flooding from happening again, reports Cbc.ca. The Council will discuss different options, like dredging, levee construction, to prevent flood damage in the future. The city council wants to initiate a conversation with the provincial government which announced an $8-million plan to relocate […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Welsh ministers have joined forces with businesses in a pursuit to put Wales on the renewable energy investment map. Welsh Minister for Natural Resources and Food Alun Davies will today (June 23) launch a green growth prospectus in Mansion House, London, the Minister announced via social media. Welsh assets relevant to renewable energy development, including […]

  • 20 May 2010

    One, two or three hulls? More than 60 feet long, or right around 90? In the most significant step toward creating a new class of boat for the 34th America’s Cup, some of the world’s leading yacht designers and engineers today discussed three different options: multihulls of approximately 66 and 82 feet (20 and 25 […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Supporters of deepening the Delaware River navigation channel an additional five feet are making a big push now to secure federal funds that…   By Linda Loyd (philly) [mappress] Source: philly, January 17, 2012; Image: usace

  • 22 December 2011

    Planters in rice-producing Kalinga province are pushing for the immediate dredging of Chico River to maximize productivity in the coming… By Dexter A. See (manilastandardtoday) [mappress] Source: manilastandardtoday, December 22, 2011;

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Ship Building of Palatka, Fla. delivered two custom built twin screw push tugs, the Lady Shayne and the Lady Dashelle, for Smithbridge of Brisbane Australia. These 25-ft tugs feature twin John Deere model diesel engines with a combined rating of 600hp and conventional shaft drives with reversing gears. “The Lady Shayne and Lady […]

  • 27 September 2011

      The European Union is pushing more cash towards maritime projects either through project funding, or through a review of the lending… (IMDO) [mappress] Source: IMDO, September 27, 2011.

  • 7 January 2011

    Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr., R-Southwest Louisiana is trying to ensure funds designated for dredging project in harbors and ports will… By Tonya LaCoste (katc) [mappress] Source: katc, January 7, 2011;

  • 31 January 2006

    Canadian firm sees one crossing lake by summer. Even though Rochester’s high-speed ferry is out of business, Mark Chapell says the idea of shuttling people across Lake Ontario shouldn’t be abandoned.

  • 13 April 2010

    A small company with giant aspirations says it could develop a billion-dollar ironsands dredging business within a few years off the west coast of the North Island. It may seek hundreds of millions of dollars from investors to develop the project, which would be a New Zealand first. Trial mining could be possible within three […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 16, 2014, Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper, Captain Dan Kipnis, Coral Morphologic, Miami-Dade Reef Guard Association, Sierra Club Miami Group, and Tropical Audubon Society, filed a citizens’ notice of suit letter alleging that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the Endangered Species Act, in addition to several permit conditions by the Florida Department of […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maguindanao Governor Esmael Mangudadatu expects more scholars under the provincial government’s MagPEACE scholarship program. Mangudadatu on Monday declared the provincial government’s continued support to the scholarship program. Mangudadatu said included in the proposed loan were allotments of P200-M for a palm oil processing plant and P100-M to purchase a dredging machine needed to address problems […]

  • 7 March 2011

    Issues of flooding in parts of Rockland and Westchester counties were on the table as Congressman Eliot Engel (D-17) met this week with… (midhudsonnews) [mappress] Source: midhudsonnews, March 7, 2011  

  • 7 April 2011

    Guy Terwilliger believes only by his prayers and divine intervention have his and his wife’s home been spared damage by four major… By Victor Whitman (recordonline) [mappress] Source: recordonline, April 7, 2011    

  • 10 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    In order to sustain its current status as the premier provider of quality seafarers worldwide, the Philippine’s Commission on Higher Education is pushing for an upgrade in maritime education. According to Capt. Hernando Eusebio, this push for educational and training improvement is needed to create more competitive Filipino seafarers in the future. Also, if the […]

  • 14 August 2014

    When the IMO’s environment committee, the MEPC, meets in October, exemptions from the forthcoming ballast-water convention for ferries and others will be discussed at Denmark’s behest, Danish Shipowners’ Association said in a release. Danish shipping companies have invested billions of kroner in green technology in recent years and are prepared to make even greater investments […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GUPC, the consortium of leading international construction firms, has signaled hope for an agreement with ACP to resolve the funding issues affecting for the Third Set of Locks Panama Canal expansion project. While cautioning that there are still issues to be resolved, GUPC confirmed that talks with ACP are ongoing and expected to continue. GUPC […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Jack Kingston (GA-1) voted last week to fund construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, an initiative he has fought for since its inception. He said: “This bill does three things – begins a long-term commitment with initial funding of $1.52 million, recognizes the port as an ongoing project placed at the top of […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Member container shipping lines in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement (TSA) are proposing an across-the board general rate increase (GRI) of at least US$600 per 40-foot container (FEU) to all destinations, effective September 1. Carriers had filed increases in their individual tariffs in late July and subsequently began notifying customers directly, according to TSA’s press release. […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Australian Labor Party pushes for bipartisanship on shipping policy.