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  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Cowichan Estuary Restoration and Conservation Association (CERCA) stated that their funding proposal under the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP) has been approved in full for an amount of $50,000 pending signing of a contribution agreement. The project rationale is to rehabilitate approximately three hectares of prime salt marsh habitat. The targeted area provides […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today, the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project went before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C., and received unanimous approval of the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The Final Report will now be released to state and local resource agencies for a 30-day review period. […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Skagit will focus next year on economic development initiatives aimed at bringing good jobs to the Skagit Valley while investing in infrastructure improvements on its own properties, as outlined in the 2015 operating and capital budgets approved by the port commissioners on November 18. The 2015 operating budget foresees operating revenues growing […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners today approved a new Port Master Plan that is the first comprehensive update of the Port’s development policies and procedures since its original plan took effect more than three decades ago. The new Plan incorporates previous amendments and anticipated future changes to the use of property within the […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Parliament has approved a credit facility agreement for an amount of €197 million to finance the design, civil and dredging works at the Takoradi port. The agreement which is between the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) with the government of Ghana as guarantor and the KBC bank NV, Belfius Bank SA/NV, Deutsche Bank AG, […]

  • 30 January 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced the approval of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) negotiated between the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the State of North Carolina to pay for dredging to occur at Carolina Beach, Lockwoods Folly, and New Topsail Inlets. Congressman McIntyre has strongly advocated on behalf of the communities in the […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Transport of Schleswig-Holstein announced last week that the plan approval of the Fehmarnbelt tunnel is ready to be signed. In accordance with German regulations, Femern A/S now has 14 days to review the approval before it is signed. During this process, only minor editorial changes may be made. “I am delighted and […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Mary Polak and Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone have issued an environmental assessment certificate to Rio Tinto Alcan for the Terminal A Extension project in Kitimat. The decision was made after considering a review led by British Columbia’s Environmental Assessment Office. The ministers have issued the certificate with legally enforceable conditions that […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2016 Operating and Capital Budget was approved Tuesday (November 17) during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority (PHA). Solid financial performance is expected to continue in 2016 with projections by the PHA of revenue growth after a very strong fiscal 2015 in terms of cargo tonnage. […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of Essex County Council’s Development and Regulation Committee resolved on July 28th to approve proposals for the final phase of the RSPB’s landscape-scale habitat creation scheme on Wallasea Island. This last phase, subject to the completion of a legal agreement and the imposition of conditions, will involve the creation of an enormous complex of […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jack Kingston and Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson applauded new construction funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project in the government spending bill passed by Congress over the weekend. The 2015 Appropriations bill includes $1.52 million in construction funding that will keep this vital economic infrastructure project on track. To ensure this money […]

  • 28 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County’s Port Everglades has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report from the USACE that clears the way for the Port to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels, and allows the project to be included in federal legislation expected in 2016 that will authorize similar water and navigation-related projects. “After […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Bond Commission has approved $7.5 million for the dredging of North Cove on the Connecticut River. The funding, from the state’s Grants-In-Aid program, will go toward improvements to ports and marinas, including dredging and navigational direction. “This is a smart investment for our town,” said Rep. Devin Carney, R-Old Saybrook. “Dredging the North Cove […]

  • 25 September 2012

    The Collier County Tourist Development Council has approved an emergency beach renourishment project. According to nbc-2.com, this $17.5 million project will focus on the eroded areas of Vanderbilt and Naples beaches. County officials say they will commence the project after turtle nesting season. The beach renourishment will be complete in 2013. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has announced it has approved an application from Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Ltd (MDHC) for the £350 million Liverpool 2 development. In September 2012 MDHC applied to the MMO for consent to carry out construction and dredging to create a 17-hectare deep water river terminal on the southern side […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the City of Vancouver’s updated shoreline master program. Vancouver’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 26 miles of shorelines and improve the water quality of many river, stream and lake shores, including those along the Columbia River, Salmon […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is planning to invest $6.5 million this year in the land, water, wildlife and boating safety in the Te Awanui Tauranga Harbor area. At a Regional Direction and Delivery Committee meeting held last Thursday, Councillors approved an operational plan that outlines what work Regional Council will lead in and around Te […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Louisiana State Senator A.G. Crowe’s vision of making America more competitive and capitalizing on the Gulf of Mexico’s deep-water resources has taken a major step forward –the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal Regional Center (LIGTT RC) has received approval from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This will allow development of the largest transshipment […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Grants and loans worth $227 million just turned green, creating jobs and protecting waters across Washington state through 162 newly funded projects. “This funding represents critical investments of state and federal resources in improving and protecting the quality of our state’s waters while also supporting the health and vitality of communities throughout the state,” said Heather […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City Council has voted unanimously to approve the second phase of a sediment removal project at Atascadero Lake in San Luis Obispo County, California, reports atascaderonews.com. According to Interim Public Works Director Doug Breeze, the project will include the removal of at least 15,000 cubic yards of sediment from the lake at a cost not to […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commissioners at their Board meeting on Wednesday, 29th July reviewed and approved the sedimentation report from hydrodynamic consultants ABPmer. The report was commissioned by CHC as part of the June 2015 Breakwater Project Review to investigate and report on the potential issues and concerns surrounding the apparent increased sedimentation in Cowes Harbour. ABPmer have […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted to approve two amendments to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL), one regarding the State of Louisiana Lowermost Mississippi River Management project (LMRM) and the other regarding the State of Florida Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay project. With respect to LMRM, the […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The SC Ports Authority Board has approved a contract to perform annual berth dredging at Wando Welch Terminal and authorized the purchase of six full container handlers as part of the SCPA’s scheduled equipment replacement plan. In other action items, the Board passed a resolution authorizing the SCPA to oversee construction of a Site Operations Center on […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) today elected James L. Allgood as new chairman. Allgood, who will assume his new responsibilities July 1, is replacing outgoing chairman James Walters. “With our harbor deepening under way, the infrastructure investments we’re making on terminal, and the improvements to road and rail connections we’re building in […]

  • 16 July 2013

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has confirmed it has approved an application from Wells Harbour Commissioners (WHC) relating to dredging of the harbour. The new licence, granted by the MMO using its powers under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, enables the disposal of dredged material to continue within the Wells Harbour disposal sites […]

  • 19 November 2012

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved N37 billion for Gurara water irrigation scheme completion, reports allafrica. The Gurara Water Project is an ongoing multipurpose Dam Water Project for water supply, hydropower, irrigation and other ancillary uses. The project is being fully developed by the Federal Government of Nigeria. It presently comprises a system of […]