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  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has officially launched its yearly flood mitigation activity aimed at declogging and cleaning up the waterways such as creeks and esteros in the metropolis in preparation for the coming rainy season. Hundreds of MMDA personnel from the agency’s Flood Control And Sewerage Management Service started the cleanup activities at […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The start of a new era in flood protection and management has been welcomed by Somerset County Council following the signing of a landmark agreement yesterday. The deal signed in London seals a £2.7m interim funding package for the creation of a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the end of January next year. The SRA […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt will inaugurate this week a major expansion of the Suez Canal, completed in a third of the originally estimated time. This expansion program adds 35 kilometers of new channels, in addition to 37 kilometers of existing waterways that were dredged to allow larger vessels to pass. The Suez Canal Authority stated that 258 million […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Wasser und Schifffahrtsamt Dresden has announced a tender for disposal of dredging material from the Prossen harbour construction project. This contract will consist of disposal of 13,000 tonnes of dredged material (including transportation), proper disposal (use, recovery or disposal) of polluted dredged material, including handling and transportation from the first transfer station to the disposal […]

  • 17 November 2011

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Bas Borsje at the CEDA Dredging Days in Rotterdam on November 11, 2011, for the paper “Biogeomorphological Interactions on a Nourished Tidal Flat: Lessons Learned from Building with Nature”. Tidal flats are valuable habitats for different plants and […]

  • 15 November 2011

    For better, healthier and cleaner residential area, Central Jakarta Housing and Government Building Sub-Department is normalizing 200 water …   (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, November 15, 2011;

  • 2 November 2011

    Officials reported progress Tuesday toward cleaning up two toxic hot spots in Michigan that have spent decades on a list of the most polluted sites…  (chicagotribune) [mappress] Source: chicagotribune, November 2, 2011;

  • 11 March 2011

    The message to inland port managers at a conference this week could not have been any blunter than what was written on a slide during… By Steve Tetreault (swtimes) [mappress] Source: swtimes, March 11, 2011  

  • 17 November 2010

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta and Port of Galveston Director Steven M. Cernak signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during an official ceremony in Panama City, Panama today. Held at the ACP Administration Building and attended by senior officials, the event marked the beginning of a new partnership between the two entities. […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Seabed Authority and the Institut française de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer (Ifremer) have signed a 15-year contract for exploration for polymetallic sulphides. The contract was signed in Issy-les-Moulineaux, France on 18 November 2014 by the Secretary-General of the Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and the President-Managing Director of Ifremer, François Jacq. The […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) announced that the Port of Zamboanga dredging project is scheduled to begin by the second quarter of this year. This dredging project will cover the expanded portion of the port which has a length of 170 meters and the project has already been awarded to a contractor who won the bidding. […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), in partnership with Termont Montréal Inc. and the Montréal Port Authority, officially begun construction for the first phase of the new Viau container terminal this week.  To mark the occasion, a ground-breaking ceremony featuring nearly 100 customers, partners, and stakeholders gathered on 22nd June to learn about the development of this […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Alberto Alemán Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), presented the keynote address to more than 300 participants at the Terminal Operations Conference & Exhibition Container Supply Chain: Americas 2011 (TOC Americas).This is the third time in its 12-year history that TOC Americas has been hosted in Panama. As one of the main sponsors, […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Brianne Cohen at the WEDA XXXI / TAMU 42 Annual Dredging Conference & Exhibition held at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, June 5-8 2011. For several years, the State of Louisiana’s Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration […]

  • 25 May 2011

    Launceston Flood Authority chiefs present new information on how the Tamar River works and what will be a controversial view for many on the… BY ALISON ANDREWS (examiner) [mappress] Source: examiner, May 25, 2011;

  • 23 August 2011

    Canaveral Port Authority will celebrate the start of construction of a new $60 million cruise terminal project at Port Canaveral with an inv… (travelpulse) [mappress] Source: travelpulse, August 23, 2011;

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Saudi Arabia is experiencing exponential growth in its ports and shipping sectors with a number of mega infrastructural land and sea projects planned and currently in progress, totaling US$ 30 billion within the government’s current five-year plan. To promote internal and foreign direct investment still further and to support job creation initiatives for Saudi nationals, […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Friday submitted to federal officials a formal request that the Bayonne Bridge “Raise the Roadway” project be considered for expedited review under President Obama’s Executive Order (EO) on Permitting and Federal Review issued just 24 hours earlier. The Port Authority believes its request to the […]

  • 11 February 2011

    The Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will finally implement the P580-million dredging project along the stretch from the Cebu International Port (CIP) up to Pier 1 in Cebu City. The project is intended to accommodate bigger (post Panamax) cargo vessels and international cruise ships. Carlos Co, a CPA commissioner representing the business sector, said once the […]

  • 28 October 2010

    An outcry over national sovereignty. Camouflaged armed officers policing the border. Costa Rica is not acting like its usual tranquil self… By Alex Leff (globalpost) [mappress] Source: globalpost, October 28, 2010;

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), one of the largest state enterprises, is working on some major dredging projects that will be total game-changers for the country’s ports. Over the next five years, USPA is planning to perform capital and maintenance dredging works in Ukrainian ports, canals and inland waterways with the volume of dredged […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has announced that the agency has secured an approval to dredge the Warri Port in Delta State at a cost of approximately $137 million, local media reports.  NPA Managing Director disclosed this information yesterday in Lagos, during the 68th birthday celebration of the […]

  • 1 December 2011

    A dredging project slated to displace several hundred thousand cubic yards of sediment from Marina del Rey Harbor is being supported by the Federal and county authorities. The undertaking between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and county officials was approved on November 15. Approximately 140,000 cubic yards of clean sediment offshore will be moved […]

  • 8 November 2011

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Venice Port Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) in Chennai yesterday in the presence of the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G. K. Vasan. JNPT was represented by Shri L.Radhakrishnan, Chairman, JNPT and the Venice Port Authority was represented by Capt. Antonio Revedin. Terming today’s event as an important […]

  • 12 July 2010

    The marine industry and the State Government are days away from striking a deal that will reform the waterway authority and bring an end to the mismanagement of the Broadwater. Marine Queensland general manager Don Jones said the Gold Coast City Council and the Department of Transport had signed up to the deal that would […]

  • 7 January 2011

    The Saratoga County Water Authority has filed a federal lawsuit against General Electric, seeking $27 million for the damages it says it … By Michelle Kim (cbs6albany) [mappress] Source: cbs6albany, January 7, 2011;