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Pollution stretches across 2,400km of coastline, with scientists fearing contamination of food chain
A great many folks, past and present, celebrate year’s end around the holidays with the feasts of Thanksgiving and the joy of giving at Christmas. Then, it is topped off with the late-night parties of New Year’s Eve. The crew of the schooner Ario Pardee certainly must have anticipated this joyous time when they set sail in mid-December of 1884. It would instead be their worst nightmare.
People around the Intracoastal Waterway in Venice and around some of the beach areas will be seeing a lot more activity, mainly from machines doing dredging.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Los Angeles District and the Port of Long Beach (POLB), acting by and through its Board of Harbor Commissioners have completed a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (IFR) and Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Feasibility Study located in the City of Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California.
Top federal and state environmental officials from New England and New York announced 35 grants totaling $2.6 million to local state and local government and community groups to improve the health and ecosystem of Long Island Sound.
The Port of Virginia says that it has received its final federal approval to begin work on its ship-channel deepening-and-widening project. The port has given its contractor notice to proceed, and the staging of heavy equipment needed for the project got underway on Thursday - two and a half years ahead of schedule.
HOUSTON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP’s decision to abandon a Texas crude export project this month marked the start of a shake out among the nine deep water terminal proposals vying to export U.S. shale, said investors and analysts.
Since the first tariff threats tweeted by United States President Donald Trump, the global markets have become an involuntary spectator and sometimes unwilling participant in the political reality show known as trade negotiations. For the first time in history, the veil of trade talks was ripped off and made public.
Of the 200 U.S.-flag shipping companies that were formed after World War I, only one remains in operation today.
Russia has unveiled a new combat icebreaker vessel in St. Petersburg on Friday which it says will help defend its national interests in the Arctic, the state-run TASS news agency reported.
The Western Dredging Association is gearing up for the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference that will be held in Newport Beach, CA from Tuesday, October 29, through Thursday, October 31, 2019.
The maritime industry is inherently international, and also inextricably linked to the landside. The supply chain crosses borders and wharves and extends into the hinterland far from the ocean. Because of its international and intermodal scope, the regulations and standards that govern the maritime industry must have an equally broad scope.