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  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Senior Somerset County Councillors will this month be asked to recommend proposals for a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) as a vital part of plans to reduce the likelihood and impact of flooding in the County. The move comes as all the organisations involved in the 20 Year Flood Action Plan continue to press the Government […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Habitat Enhancement Program (HEP) submitted this month a project permit application for the Maplewood Marine Restoration Project. The scheme is located immediately south of the Maplewood Flats Conservation Area which is two kilometers east of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia in federal waters managed […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) bestowed the Young Author Award to Liesbeth De Keukelaere, R&D Professional at VITO in Belgium recently. The award is given annually to “stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage younger men and women in the dredging industry”. It is granted at industry-leading conferences, with a winning young […]

  • 4 October 2010

    Agreement will strengthen co-operation promoting maritime environment protection and conducting maritime training and research…   By Tony Chua (sbr) [mappress] Source: sbr, October 4, 2010;

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) was officially launched over the weekend – with doubly good news as the work of the Flood Action Plan, for which it is now responsible, has received a three quarters of a million pound funding boost. The SRA’s set up, start date and interim funding for the coming financial […]

  • 20 April 2010

    Authority chief executive, John Wallace, confirmed last week that he was delighted with the work on the 200m long, all weather deepwater berth at the port, with many folk now noticing a marked difference in the area… [mappress] Source:buchanobserver,April 20,2010;

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has presented the Young Authors Award to Jordy Boone, author of the winning paper “1DH Modeling of Transport and Sedimentation Inside a Hopper of a Trailing Suction Dredger”. Delivering a clear and succinct presentation, author Jordy Boone offered an explanation of the paper’s innovative methodology which models the estimated amount of material in a TSHD’s hopper, IADC […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 36th IADC Young Author Award will be presented at the CEDA Dredging Days on Friday 6th November. The Award is presented at selected conferences to authors under the age of 35 whose research has contributed significantly to the literature on dredging. The purpose of the IADC Award is “to stimulate the promotion of new ideas […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority is celebrating a record breaking year for its dredging operations team reaching 110% of their estimated dredging target figure. Each year the Broads Authority Construction Team aims to remove around 50,000m³ of accumulated sediment from the rivers and broads in the national park. This is because the gradual build-up of sediment which […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A six-member Chinese delegation headed by Mr Lu Hao, Chairman of Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of National People’s Congress of China, visited the headquarters of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) in Kingston, Jamaica, last week. During the meeting with the ISA Secretary-General Mr Nii Allotey Odunton, Mr Lu Hao briefed on the progress on the China legislation […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    This year’s IADC Young Authors Award more than fulfilled its goal to recognise young people working in the fields of dredging and maritime research. At the 33rd PIANC World Congress held in San Francisco, California, June 1-5, 2014, the International Association of Dredging Companies bestowed its award on the paper, “Reducing Shoaling in the Gulf […]

  • 31 August 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) renewed their partnership with the signing of a Memorandum… [mappress] August 31, 2011;

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s Investors Service reaffirmed an A1 rating for the SC Port’s Authority’s outstanding debt, citing a strong economy and deep-water harbor as key drivers of the SCPA’s stable financial outlook. In a report released yesterday, Moody’s referenced SCPA’s current harbor depth as a competitive advantage that will be significantly enhanced by the end of the […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials approved a Flood Plain Management Study for the town of Lyman, Washington, and provided the Seattle District $40,000 to complete it. The flood plain study will look at long-term solutions the town could implement to reduce future flood risk for its residences. The program does not give the […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partners from Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands and Great Britain met in the Broads National Park this week to kick off a brand new €5.5 million project. The Broads Authority is the lead partner of CANAPE project (Creating A New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems). The matched funded project will give the Broads Authority over 700,000 euros […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Broads Authority has just released a video of the maintenance dredging activities the authority is conducting on the Broadland rivers. In this short video filmed near Stokesby on the River Bure, dredged sediment is being used to strengthen the floodbank which protects the land behind from high water levels. The reeded edge of the […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. Wilson last week joined officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  to announce an agreement for the deepening of the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico through Baton Rouge has been authorized and signed.    “This is a […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) recently renewed their strategic alliance with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, which is renewable for five years, was first signed in December 2010. The agreement reaffirms both entities’ dedication to generating new business and promoting an “all-water-route.” “The […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Today, September 7, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Antwerp Port Authority signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two authorities. The first of its kind between the ACP and a European port, the MOU will increase cooperation, such as joint marketing and coordination on modernization and expansion […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural Port Authorities Roundtable was held in Singapore on April 20 in conjunction with the 10th Singapore Maritime Week 2015. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the closed-door roundtable event brought together port authorities from around the world to network, share insights on pertinent issues and best practices, as well as […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal. “We are deeply appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation and the Obama Administration, who were instrumental in elevating the visibility of our port, an important asset […]

  • 18 May 2012

      The Kenya Ports Authority corporate affairs department said in a press statement that the recent expansion trend is gradually being embraced at the port as proven by the successful handling of some large carriers recently. Benard Osero, the KPA corporate affairs manager, said the Mediterranean Shipping Company has replaced some of its smaller container […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Port Authority announced the initiation of the Norfolk Harbor and Channels Deepening Project General Reevaluation Study on September 12. The Corps and its project partner, VPA, are now inviting the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act, or NEPA, scoping meeting on September 24, from […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Authorization for the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project is included in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2013. With an estimated federal cost of $801,542,000 and an estimated non-federal cost of $979,806,000, the Diversion Project is not the most expensive of the five flood protection Projects listed in the legislation. “Obviously, this is […]

  • 4 August 2011

    With widening the beach more than half done, Nags Head commissioners on Wednesday effectively banned the practice of bulldozing sand… (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, August 4, 2011