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Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Mississippi River Commission open the way for the Bonnet Carre Spillway to open earlier today to alleviate Mississippi River flooding as well as lives and property near the City of New Orleans.
GALVESTON, Texas– On March 30, the Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $16.9 million contract to Great Lakes Environmental and Infrastructure LLC of Rocklin, California, for repairs and raises to the Port Arthur Coastal Storm Risk Management System.
The Philippines’ largest port could shut in less than a week if shipping containers aren’t moved to free up space for new cargo amid a lockdown that’s preventing businesses from retrieving freight.
Even minor amounts of human activity can increase nutrient concentrations in fresh waters that can damage the environment, according to a new study.
The shipping season on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River is getting underway nearly two weeks later than industry stakeholders had hoped. The extra time was used by the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board to reduce water levels in the system in order to mitigate the chance of flooding later this year. Unprecedented water levels in 2017 and 2019 caused devastating flooding along the shoreline.
Dredgers are expediting operations in New York to make way for the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort, which will dock in the epicenter of America's COVID-19 outbreak to assist hospitals that become overrun by the pandemic.
Manhattan Cruise Terminal and Pier 90 are set to play host to the USNS Comfort hospital ship, which is scheduled to arrive on Monday.
Well, it looks as if World War C — fighting the Corona pandemic — will stretch on for awhile. In the interest of maritime safety, I’ve had these two book available at no charge for several months.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A federal judge ruled she will not halt removal of a capsized cargo ship along the Georgia coast while a salvage company that lost the job to a competitor sues the U.S. Coast Guard.
The global economy’s most abrupt and consequential shock in at least a generation is unfolding at ports and other hubs of international commerce as the U.S. and Europe struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
Best February ever recorded despite challenges from coronavirus pandemic
The maritime industry has been deeply affected as a result of the upheaval caused by the coronavirus and its impacts to Chinese manufacturing and logistics services.
Skills gaps due to technology advances can be filled by simulators, e-learning, virtual reality and onboard mentoring
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has been allocated a $10.5 million MARAD Port Infrastructure Development grant, “The Port of Duluth is integral to transporting the food, materials, and other vital goods from northern Minnesota to other parts of the world,” said Rep. Pete Stauber (MN-08). “By investing in this port, we are ensuring reliable operations for years to come, and continued economic prosperity by extension. During my time as a St. Louis County Commissioner, I was appointed to serve on the board of the Port Authority, so I know the economic importance of a viable port and am proud to have helped secure this grant in my current role as Congressman.”
Changing climate and land use practices are bringing extended periods of high water to the lower Mississippi River. New management practices are needed to protect people, industry, and the land.
Environmental group Oceana has released the results of an analysis that it claims indicates ships are ignoring a voluntary speed zone in an area south of Nantucket designed to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales.
JUNEAU — Alaska's cruise ship season could be upended after an announcement Friday that Canada is suspending all cruise ship tourism until at least July 1.
The Bayport and Barbours Cut terminals will fully reopen Friday.
The State Ports Authority has hired hotel developer Lowe to work with Charleston government and community leaders on a plan to redevelop part of the authority’s Union Pier — a prime site along Charleston Harbor near downtown’s Waterfront Park.
Two and half years have passed since the installation on Beard Street of the first phase of Red Hook’s interim flood protection measures (IFPMs). Delays that have plagued the second phase of the project – which will address vulnerabilities in northwestern Red Hook, near Atlantic Basin – are expected to come to an end this summer.
The first step toward the construction of a new Bayside park in Gilchrist, Texas (Galveston County), is the filling in of the Rollover Pass in the Bolivar Peninsula, a $7.4 million project that began last October when crews from Brizo Construction LLC commenced its operations to fill in the 200-ft. wide and 1,600-ft. long strait (canal).
Time is the most precious commodity in any industry. Speed in obtaining raw data to identify trends is invaluable. It gives you time to plan. While economists and other market watchers waited until early March to see if China’s manufacturing plants were operating with the release of satellite air pollution data, those who followed the flow of trade were ahead of the game.
The endangered North Atlantic right whale is an iconic marine mammal, but with roughly 400 left in the world, the Government of Canada is doing its part to ensure its protection, conservation, and recovery.
A partnership between NAPA and C-Job Naval Architects is studying the applications of wind-assisted propulsion using voyage optimisation software, hoping to ultimately drive the industry away from polluting fuels and help it prepare for the IMO’s ever-stricter requirements.
While self-driving cars have hogged the headlines for the past few years, other forms of autonomous transport are gaining steam.
Fishing cargo vessels operating in Antarctic waters are failing a majority of their safety inspections, a Greenpeace International report claims.
After 2019’s unprecedented flood, the Mississippi River is rising again, causing anxiety for those living and working in its path. While impacted communities and fisheries received much attention, people have been less aware of the impacts to another critical industry: navigation.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $225 million in discretionary grant funding through the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP).
Zero-carbon ammonia can be used to power ships and make the transport sector greener, a policy briefing by the British Royal Society shows. The research considers opportunities and challenges associated with the manufacture and future use of the product, today mainly known as a fertilizer.