Latest News for: Port funding


Inland rail port for NE Georgia getting $2M federal grant

The Lufkin News 13 Jun 2021
(AP) — An inland port ... Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock announced the Department of Commerce grant, which will fund road and infrastructure improvements needed to open the Northeast Georgia Inland Port in Hall County.

Lebanese pound drops to new low of 15,150 per dollar

The National 13 Jun 2021
Central bank's plan to let Lebanese dollar depositors raise funds risks fuelling further inflation, IMF says. Beirut port blast ... Foreign reserves, used to fund a subsidy programme for basic goods including fuel, medicine and wheat, are running out and shortages have been worsening across the board in recent weeks.

1D1F: 40 businesses approved in Western Region

Graphic 13 Jun 2021
Other factories under the programme are at various stages of completion or are sourcing funding to speed up the process in their quest to add value to the enormous raw materials the region is endowed with ... He said the machines were already in the country and would be accessing government support under the 1D1F to clear them from the port.

Pasadena budget time means calls to defund police ramp up

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 13 Jun 2021
Its police department is facing demands to “re-imagine” itself and do it with less funding in an era when the on-video deaths of George Floyd and Anthony McClain loom large ... The city is seeking to create a second Pasadena Outreach Response Team, or PORT.

Lebanese women receive UN funding in aftermath of port blast

The New Arab 12 Jun 2021
The United Nations in Lebanon has launched a fund to support women peacebuilders and enhance their participation in the response to the Beirut port explosion on August 6, 2020. The Women's Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) is intended as a rapid financing tool to enhance the ...

East Africa seeks R220 billion of debt to spur economies

Beijing News 12 Jun 2021
East Africa's largest economies plan to borrow at least $16 billion (R220 billion) to fund an economic revival after Covid-19 ... Finance ministers in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania will present their 2021-22 spending plans on Thursday, providing details on funding key projects, including building railways and ports, in the wake of heavy indebtedness.

White House returns Pentagon military funds diverted by Trump for border wall

People Daily 12 Jun 2021
dollars of military funds to the Pentagon that former President Donald Trump had diverted for building controversial border wall between the United States and Mexico. The funds will now be used for 66 military projects in 11 U.S ... Most contraband is likely to come through legal ports of entry.

Kenya and Tanzania Prioritize Port Development in 2021-22 Budgets

The Maritime Executive 11 Jun 2021
For Dar es Salaam port, the Tanzanian government allocated funds for the ... At the Tanga port, funds have been set aside to finance the dredging of the port from four to 13 meters, installation of navigation equipment and completion of the construction of two deep-draft berths.

KDOT commits funding for transportation study

Leavenworth Times 11 Jun 2021
Greg Kaaz, chairman of the Leavenworth County Port Authority, said the state has provided a verbal commitment for the funding ... The KDOT funding for the study was discussed Thursday during a meeting of the Leavenworth County Development Corporation, which is a partner agency of the Port Authority.

ECOncrete Wins EU H2020 Funding to Lead the “LIVING PORTS” Project

The Maritime Executive 11 Jun 2021
ECOncrete® has won the European Commission Horizon 2020 Fast Track to Innovation funding program with a large-scale deployment at the Port of Vigo, Galicia, Spain ... LIVING PORTS will include two large-scale demonstration sites ... LIVING PORTS will be an iconic example for nature-inclusive port infrastructure.

Sri Lanka’s worst ever maritime disaster reveals the true cost of our identity crisis

The Observer 11 Jun 2021
Shortly afterwards Sri Lanka descended into civil war, while Singapore raced ahead, becoming a global maritime hub and one of the busiest international ports in the world ... Despite heavy competition with larger ports in India, a Chinese-funded port city is being constructed in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s commercial capital.

Unesco to help rehabilitate 100 schools destroyed by Beirut blasts

The Siasat Daily 11 Jun 2021
The Unesco has launched a partnership with universities in Lebanon for the rehabilitation of 100 educational institutions destroyed by the 2020 Port of Beirut blasts. Financed by the Qatar Fund for Development, the Unesco will cooperate with ...

Gainesville inland port lands federal grant

Marietta Daily Journal 11 Jun 2021
The funding will build road and other ...

Witnesses at Congressional GLO Inquiry Say That George P. Bush is Trying to Start a ...

Houston Press 11 Jun 2021
Ellis pointed out that the Southeast Texas city of Vidor, which is 90 percent white, received federal funds from the GLO, while nearly Beaumont, Port Arthur and Jefferson County which have far more minority residents and have been more significantly affected by flooding over the past few years, also got nothing from the GLO.

Ambitious mobile healthcare group EMS secures £5m

The Business Desk 11 Jun 2021
Ellesmere Port-based EMS Group received the funds from alternative finance provider ThinCats and will use the cash to funding to increase the size of its fleet to grow the provision across its two businesses , Event Marketing Solutions (EMS) and EMS Healthcare.