Latest News for: Harbor seaport


New commander takes charge of Army Corps' Savannah District

San Francisco Chronicle 08 May 2021
The Army CorpsSavannah District operates three hydroelectric dam and reservoir projects on the Savannah River and maintains the shipping channels to the seaports in Savannah and Brunswick.

Jacksonville and Puerto Rico port authorities sign pledge to work together

The Florida Times Union 27 Apr 2021
The formal signing of the memorandum of understanding does not ink any financial obligations between the port authorities, but it does say the two seaports will voice support for each other in the crucial quest for federal dollars that can pay for harbor deepening and other port-related improvements.

Commentary: Simpson dam proposal smart, strategic

Capital Press 26 Apr 2021
The Simpson Plan does everything the Ag and Rural Caucus asked for ... Fish advocates get the dams breached. Farmers are guaranteed grain transportation at the same cost as using barges ... Power supply is assured ... The Port of Lewiston walks away from its seaport investment. Ice Harbor irrigators look to the banks to finance reconfiguring their intakes ... ....

Does New York Still Want to Be the Capital of the World?

Wall Street Journal 02 Apr 2021
Most Americans are familiar with the great events and places that define our national past—Bunker Hill in Massachusetts, Independence Hall in Pennsylvania, Jamestown in Virginia ... Consider lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport area. In the 19th century, it was the beating heart of the local economy and the center of the busiest harbor on earth ... .

In One Ear: Grand old girl

The Daily Astorian 25 Mar 2021
Did you know the Hawaiian Chieftain, one of the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport's tall ships, is up for sale for $150,000? ... and her bowsprit" are the problem, according to a recent Grays Harbor Historical Seaport update.

South Bay History: How and why the ‘Shoestring Strip’ came into existence

Daily Breeze 01 Mar 2021
As the 20th century approached, the growing City of the Angels began to address its need for a permanent seaport with greater urgency ... Wilmington was considered, but its sandy harbor needed more dredging than nearby San Pedro ... White, San Pedro officially was chosen as the site of the new harbor on March ... Free Harbor, Wilmington city hall, Western Ave.

Love bubble: Restaurant igloos takes on a romantic twist for Valentine’s Day weekend

Worcester Telegram 07 Feb 2021
a plastic bubble for your group). Valentine’s Day celebrations gain an added romantic twist when secluded inside one of these geodesic domes ... (For singles, grab some pals and toast independence.) ... Perfect for a double date! ... At Woods Hill Pier 4 in Boston’s Seaport District, dine under the stars in igloos overlooking Boston Harbor ... Dinner.

Amazon Expands Boston Tech Hub With Plans to Create 3,000 New Jobs

Daily Freeman 26 Jan 2021
A rendering of the new Boston Seaport office expansion at Amazon's Boston Tech Hub ... at One Boston Wharf Road in the 33-acre Boston Seaport project ... This is Amazon’s second full-building lease in Boston’s Seaport after securing a 430,000-square foot building at 111 Harbor Way.

Vaccinations urged for Southern California dockworkers

Herald-Standard 21 Jan 2021
According to the International Longshore Workers Union, 694 dockworkers have reported COVID-19 infections as of Jan ... On Tuesday, 45 ships were waiting at anchor outside Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors, the nation’s top two busiest container seaports, the Times said ... “We are told 1,800 workers are not going on the job due to COVID right now ... 15 ... ....

Ora Apartments Bring a New Way of Urban Living to the Seaport Waterfront

Finger Lakes Times 05 Jan 2021
5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln Property Company (LPC) and Phoenix Property Company (PPC) are pleased to present Ora, a mixed-use development offering high-end studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments, now open in Boston's Seaport District ... The building's mission is to reflect the essence of the Seaport as a representation of "the new Boston."

ROGER WICKER: Congress Approves New COVID-19 Aid

The Clarksdale Press Register 03 Jan 2021
This past week, President Trump signed a new COVID-19 relief bill paired with legislation to fund the government through the end of fiscal year 2021 ... Direct Relief. for Americans ... This bill could lead to more investment in Mississippi seaports, like the Port of Gulfport and the Port of Pascagoula, and harbors in Biloxi, Port Bienville, and Bay St ... .

Lima Land to develop 100 hectares in Batangas

Manila Bulletin 10 Dec 2020
Lima Land Inc ... In addition, it is well-located near the second most important international seaport in Luzon, the port of Batangas. In this harbor, ships receive and discharge cargo between Luzon and southern Philippines, while also serving as a regional and global hub ... Ltd. (Leaden) ... They also operate in the United States and China ... .

Karangantu: The forgotten silk route lost to time

The Jakarta Post 07 Nov 2020
Karangantu, located in Serang, Banten, is harboring a piece of history. Formerly a large and important seaport during the era of the Banten Sultanate, it was hailed worldwide as ...

Ministry proposes five new toll road projects in strategic project list

The Jakarta Post 21 Oct 2020
The new toll road projects include the 37.7-kilometer Patimban seaport access road and 21-km Semarang harbor toll road, aimed to streamline access to strategic ports in West and Central Java, according to the ministry’s Bina Marga director general, Hedy Rahadian.

Great Escapes: Jim Salge’s Guide to New England’s Leafy Autumn Getaways

Barrons 09 Oct 2020
Concord, Massachusetts ...Camden Hills State Park has drive up access to these hills, where you can go hiking or you can just drive up and take in overlooks back down to the harbor,” he says. The town of about 4,800 sits in Maine’s MidCoast region, nestled on a beautiful harbor with a working seaport where you can pick up lobsters right off the dock ... .