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  • 13 July 2012

      The Gujarat government has approved the development of Nargol port, according to infrawindow.com. To cost an estimated Rs 4,000 crore, the new multipurpose port would be located strategically on the southern tip of the state’s coast. Nargol is amongst eight greenfield ports being developed by Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), the maritime regulator in Gujarat. […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday approved funding to restore Lake Delhi, reports desmoinesregister.com. “We’re very happy of the final outcome of this,” said Steve Leonard, president of the lake district. “We don’t know truly yet what it means, to what extent.” That money, Leonard said, would have allowed a bare-bones restoration of the lake. […]

  • 27 June 2012

    The R.I. Economic Development Corporation Monday night approved issuing bonds to buy the former Interstate 195 land in Providence and dredge the channel leading to the Port of Davisville in North Kingstown, reports pbn.com. The Port of Davisville offers 4,500 feet (1,400 m) of berthing space, consisting of two Piers (each 1,200 feet (370 m) […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Mozambican government approved Strategy for Integrated Transport Development is currently underway in Mozambique along with some work on the country’s larger ports, macauhub.com reports. The works included in the project are dredging of the access channel and manoeuvring basin at the port of Beira, construction of the coal terminal and the ocean dredger with […]

  • 21 June 2012

    Army Base development project gets OK from city council, reports sfgate.com. The massive project, which includes port dredging  to accommodate larger ships, is being developed by California Capital and Investment Group and Prologis and is expected to begin in 2013. The Oakland Army Base is poised to become the gateway to Oakland and the East […]

  • 19 June 2012

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board approved the most aggressive investment plan in the agency’s history, reports abcnews4.com. The Board approved the SCPA’s budget for the 2013 fiscal year, which starts July 1. “This aggressive investment plan for our ports mirrors the significant investment of our state toward realizing the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $6,964,000 for three harbor projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge and make repairs and improvements to docks in Green Bay, Sheboygan and Superior. The state’s Harbor Assistance Program (HAP) provides 80 percent of the needed funds, with the grant recipients providing a required 20 […]

  • 7 June 2012

    In a major victory for the Delaware Valley region, yesterday the House approved $29.4 million in federal funding for the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) worked tirelessly, together with his colleagues including Rep. Bob Brady (PA-01), to secure this funding in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The Rhode Island Senate passed a resolution approving plans of the RI Economic Development Corporation to issue $7.5 million in bonds for maintenance dredging at the Port of Davisville. Introduced by Sen. William A. Walaska, the resolution officially approves a Kushner Public Corporation Debt Management Act funding request for the bonds. The “Kushner Law” requires […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Port of Palm Beach District Commission voted unanimously, Thursday, April 19, 2012 to approve a $26 million restoration project to Slip Number 3 at the Port of Palm Beach. This historic infrastructure improvement project includes expanding the Slip on the north side to increase the width of the basin. A Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro/Ro) ramp will […]

  • 3 May 2012

    According to the Vanguard, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts worth N8.3 billion for the construction of Inland River Ports and also dredging of rivers as part of efforts to resuscitate the Inland waterways transport system. The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, stated this while briefing State House Correspondents on the outcome […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg, a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water, and Robert Menendez announced the Subcommittee’s approval of $68 million to make critical improvements to the channels at the Port of New York and New Jersey. This funding would deepen the harbor, allowing larger ships to enter the port […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the channelization of Asa River, Ilorin. On the channellisation of Asa River, the Minister for Information disclosed that the Council approved the contract for the channellisation of the Asa River and its tributaries in Ilorin, Kwara State at a total cost of N1, 233,761,817.20 with a completion period […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority has approved additional work on a $525 million container terminal at the old Charleston Naval Base, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. The $43 million job, awarded to Massachusetts-based construction company Jay Cashman, will see the material moved from a dredge disposal site on Daniel Island to inside a huge containment wall […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Members of the Senate Transportation Committee yesterday said they are in favor of spending $300 million out of the budget that begins in July for the deepening of Charleston’s harbor to try and win back port business, reports Greenvilleonline.com. CEO and president of the State Ports Authority, Jim Newsome, told senators that the total estimated […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has approved the dredging of parts of the Kumadugu-Yobe River for the purpose of increasing the flow of water into the river, reports allAfrica. The governor held an interactive session with elders and community leaders from the 17 local government areas of the state on Tuesday and stated that […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The Board of Selectmen has authorized approximately $200,000 from the town’s Harbor Dredge Fund to be used for an emergency dredging of 10,000 cubic yards of sand in Wells Harbor. The release of town funds is precautionary according to Town Manager Jon Carter since it was made clear on February 8 that the project would […]

  • 2 February 2012

    BHP Billiton today announced approval of US$917 million (BHP Billiton share US$779 million) in pre-commitment funding for the construction of a 100 million tonne per year outer harbour facility associated with its Western Australia Iron Ore operations. The project, which is expected to be reviewed for full approval in the fourth quarter of calendar year […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The DuPont City Council has authorized the city’s mayor to sign a settlement agreement allowing development of a plan to restore the Sequalitchew Creek watershed, including Edmond Marsh. The Settlement Agreement also allows CalPortland Co. (CalPortland) to apply for gravel mining and reclamation permits in areas adjacent to its existing mine. The City Council, by […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Provincial Board on its regular Tuesday session has approved on final reading a resolution authorizing Governor Lilia Pineda to forge an…   By Jovi T. De Leon (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, January 19, 2012;

  • 13 January 2012

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $6,805,219 for three harbor projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge and make repairs and improvements to docks in Milwaukee, Superior and Two Rivers. The State’s Harbor Assistance Program provides 80 percent of the needed funds, with the grant recipients providing a required 20 percent […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard issued a final order Thursday approving the permit to restore the beach on Okaloosa Island. Vinyard’s decision gives Okaloosa County permission to complete the $12 million restoration of 2.9 miles of public beach. The controversial project would add about 913,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Planning Commission has given Investment clearance for the scheme “Flood Protection works for River Banks of Ghatprabha River (Ch. Km 4.953 – Km 6.933) at Gokak Town of Belgaum District of Karnataka”. Estimated to cost Rs 34.07 crore, the project shall be completed by the financial year 2012-13 and Plan accounts would be closed […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved loans of 800 million U.S. dollars to east Anhui province to improve the water and surrounding environment of a major lake. The loans will be used to intercept sewage flowing into the Chaohu Lake, dredge the tributaries, renovate dikes, build lake bank roads as well as reinforce environmental […]

  • 15 December 2011

    The government is to lease Kaaf atoll Enboodhoo lagoon to reclaim and develop five resorts…   By Abdullah Jameel (haveeru) [mappress] Source: haveeru, December 15, 2011;

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Hamburg’s Department of State for Economic Affairs reported that the EC has approved deepening of the River Elbe. The approval for the project is expected to be granted by the following spring. Hamburg’s government will still have to contemplate particular project related points with its neighboring states of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony. The prospect of […]