Project Updates & Industry Developments
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CN Investing $445 Million in British Columbia

Canada

Investments Focused on Safety and Capacity to Strengthen Rail Network, Help Reduce Emissions, and Support Economic GrowthVANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CN (TSX: CNR)...

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A new threat to trade: Crews stranded because of coronavirus want off cargo ships now - CNN

London (CNN Business)Global trade is facing another coronavirus crisis just as economies begin to reopen: 200,000 seafarers stranded for months by port closures and the collapse in long-haul...

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Vole au vent back in Halifax for Siemens Gamesa kit

Canada

The Siemens Gamesa turbine components destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project are being loaded onto Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent in the Port of...

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UN Agencies Call for Action on Crew Change

The heads of the maritime, labor and aviation organizations of the United Nations have issued a plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker designation so that sea and air workers can be...

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Malpeque Harbour channel won’t be dredged in time for lobster fishermen's setting day

Canada

Lobster fishers in Malpeque Harbour will have to start the season from another port or wait until a dredge can clear a safe path for them through the harbour's shallow channel.The federal Department...

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City Begins Market Slip Dredging

Canada

The City of Saint John and Port Saint John have partnered to dredge Market Slip uptown for the first time since 2004.The area of the boardwalk next to the volleyball court has the capacity to hold...

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Dredging operations starting at Cobourg Harbour

Canada

Essential dredging operations should be done by May 31, says townCOBOURG — Dredging operations are starting at the harbour, staff are advising residents.“Dredging operations are completed...

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What Coastal Communities Need in the Next Stimulus

United States

By Howard Marlowe, President of Warwick Group Consultants, LLC It’s clear that even the $2.2 trillion CARES stimulus and relief package has not provided enough assistance to state and local...

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Canada’s Pieridae delays Goldboro LNG project

Canada

Canada’s Pieridae Energy said on Thursday it postponed a final investment decision to build the Goldboro LNG export plant in Nova Scotia due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.The liquefied...

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Sea Trials Begin for Mayflower Autonomous Ship's "AI Captain"

United Kingdom

Promare and IBM engineers develop new class of marine AI to advance $90BN autonomous shipping marketIBM Edge, AI technologies and over a million images at core of ship's ability to sense, think and...

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New Wireless Infrastructure Provides Internet Access to Rural Construction Locations

J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) recently won a contract with AECOM Energy and Construction (AECOM) for remediation work on LaGrange Lock and Dam on the Illinois River. The contract required us...

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J.P. Morgan presentation on China and coronavirus

By Michael Cembalest Topics: Coronavirus severity and global impacts While infection rates are slowing inside China, COVID-19 infections are now rising outside China Mortality rates are skewed...

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Third phase of REDI dredging now underway along Lake Ontario

Canada

The third phase of the dredging project along Lake Ontario, as part of the REDI plan, is officially underway.The state says it’s giving counties information they need to update, expand, and implement...

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Ottawa dredging project to rejuvenate leisure site

Canada

A CAD3 million (USD2.3 million) riverbed dredging project will take place at Britannia Beach, a popular leisure site in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, from July to October this year.The 110 m by 80 m...

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Manitoba pours $61 million into Portage la Prairie wastewater infrastructure

Canada

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. – The Manitoba government is putting $61 million towards upgrades of Portage la Prairie’s Water Pollution Control Facility.The city of Portage la Prairie owns and operates...