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When John Fredriksen — the world’s most famous living shipping magnate — makes a big move, a common response is to ask: What does he know that we don’t?
A proposal is advancing to deposit dredge spoils from the Port of Baltimore onto two eroding Chesapeake Bay islands.
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IQALUIT, Aug. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Arctic waters are essential to the livelihoods, identity and natural heritage of countless Inuit communities.
As ice melts around the Bering strait – the body of water separating the USA and Russia – the Alaskan city of Nome plans to expand its existing port into the only deep-water port in United States Arctic waters.
On September 1, 2019, any vessel larger than 1,100 feet will no longer have open access to the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) absent approval by the newly authorized and independent Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports (Board), in accordance with two Texas bills signed into law this summer by Governor Greg Abbott.
High water levels on the Great Lakes are leading to a boom year for shipping through the Port of Green Bay.
The river that drains much of the flood-soaked United States is still running far higher than normal, menacing New Orleans in multiple ways just as the hurricane season intensifies.
“New assets will support our coastal communities, grow the economy and will help to renew the fleet”
We huddled behind the ship’s superstructure, momentarily escaping wind, rain and snow flurries. Soon, though, we would need to leave this protection, and move to the ship’s windward side where we would start lowering and raising lifeboats. Water temperature was in the 40s F and the air was close to freezing.
Intercity chamber-of-commerce study missions sure have come down in the world when, instead of the opportunity to jet off to some exotic foreign city, participants are offered a junket to … Tacoma?
The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published by The Mission to Seafarers recently, has revealed that seafarers working onboard dredging vessels are the most satisfied in the global maritime industry.
The State Ports Authority is scaling back expectations for containerized cargo growth for its 2020 fiscal year at the Port of Charleston as tariff concerns continue to impact global trade.
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Friday to veto a permit that was approved a week earlier by the Port of Los Angeles Harbor Commission. The permit would have allowed APM Terminals to begin automating parts of its operation.
Six working waterfronts in Maine will receive grants through the Land for Maine's Future program.
That’s been made clear over the past couple of weeks as algal blooms, freshwater intrusion, seafood industry damages and even infestations of alligators have descended upon southeastern Louisiana. The effects of the Bonnet Carre opening have been enough to attract the attention of Louisiana’s congressional delegation.
The move to dredge the port again was prompted when harbor pilots began complaining that the super ships now sailing through an expanded Panama Canal were having trouble turning.
St. Louis, MO - July 9, 2019 - The United Soybean Board’s commitment to improve market conditions for farmers hits a new bottom — the Mississippi River bottom.
The Port of New Orleans was reopened to river traffic early July 14 after a two-day closure surrounding the arrival of Hurricane Barry, which weakened immediately into a tropical storm upon landfall, but still packed 70 mph winds. Numerous highways and rail service locations remain closed as of July 15.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been taking water from Florida's polluted Lake Okeechobee and releasing it among other bodies of water in the state.
In what has become a deeply unwelcome summertime tradition, Floridians are once again finding their waterways befouled with blue-green algae.
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - The Bonnet Carre Spillway could be closed within a week, said marine officials on Tuesday, but the impacts could last for months.
Communities across Florida are already grappling with aging septic tanks, which leak into groundwater and are considered a leading cause of toxic algae blooms. As sea level rise is expected to worsen that situation, the state and cities are beginning to tackle the expensive task of converting septic systems to sewer or newer septic technologies.
With a growing airport and a looming trade war, the Port of Seattle is looking for ways to maximize growth in trade, tourism and transportation while accommodating conservation efforts.
The House Natural Resources Committee will be holding a hearing on Thursday, July 25th on a number of water- and ocean-related bills, including Rep. Pingree’s (D-ME) “Keep America’s Waterfronts Working Act”, which would create federal grant and loan programs dedicated to projects that preserve and improve working waterfront infrastructure in our coastal communities.
The Port of Virginia, that comprises four marine terminals, has completed the expansion of its Virginia International Gateway, a container terminal located along the Elizabeth River in Portsmouth and has been able to handle handled a record 2.9 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in fiscal year 2019, which is a volume increase of 4 percent when compared with last fiscal year.
The health of Havelock Estuary is continue to deteriorate, leading a councillor to ask what is being done to improve its condition.
Commercial fishing ports in Hingham and Beverly, Massachusetts, will benefit the most from a combined $3.6 million in grants awarded recently by the US state for dredging purposes, based on a press release from governor Charlie Baker's office.