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  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has just announced that the coarse sand barrier won the first prize in the Flood Risk Management category of the 2018 Water Innovation Awards. Leo Voogt and Ulrich Förster picked up the award on behalf of the Rivierenland Water Authority and the POV program (part of a research program of Rijkswaterstaat’s National Flood Protection […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    ADA’s 81st Annual Conference & AGM was officially inaugurated today, November 14, at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ headquarters in London. The conference will bring together over 200 delegates from across the flood and water level management industry to discuss the key policy issues of the moment. Members attending the event include those from the Environment Agency, internal […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan setting out which local communities are most at risk from flooding and what is to be done to reduce that risk was published yesterday, according to the Aberdeenshire Council. The North East Local Flood Risk Management Plan (LFRMP) has been produced under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009, which provides a strategic framework […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority is set to hold two open houses to present their plans for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Deepening Project. The meetings will take place on September 26, at the Port Aransas Community Center in Port Aransas, and September 27, at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, TX. The […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has introduced the details about the Depoe Bay and Garibaldi Boat Basins dredging scheme. During the Depoe Bay Boat Basin dredging about 15,000 cubic yards of material will be removed and placed in intertidal surf zone placement site. The boat basin is 750 feet long, 390 feet […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (USPA) has invited bidders to submit their offer for construction of new berth No. 8 in the Mykolaiv Port. This $11.8 million development scheme will include, besides construction of the berth, a significant amount of dredging works in this area. “The length of the berth will be 220.66 meters, depth near the berth […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Association of Drainage Authorities’s (ADA) 80th Anniversary Annual Conference will open the floor for delegates to raise questions and debate the key issues affecting the flood and water level management industry on Thursday 16 November at One Great George Street, London. By working in partnerships throughout catchments across the country ADA’s members are finding innovative ways […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail officially inaugurated the port of East Port Said’s side channel yesterday. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the Chairman of Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mamish, along with a number of ministers, governors and foreign diplomats. “The objective of the canal is to reduce the waiting period, which is currently at […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Strong investment in boating infrastructure, an international symposium and a review of waterway speed limits are all part of the Newman Government’s 10-year Gold Coast waterways strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson and Member for Broadwater Verity Barton released the draft Waterways Management Strategy for community consideration. “Making better use of the Gold […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public comment period for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study will come to an end Nov. 18. The draft report details four action Alternatives and identifies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ tentatively selected plan, or TSP. However, the TSP is not a final agency decision and, depending if there is new […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging has started on the first of two improvement projects to deepen the Huston Port Authority’s container terminal channels from 40 feet to 45 feet, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor has been onsite preparing the dredge material placement areas to receive material since May. The Barbours Cut Channel is being […]

  • 14 March 2011

    The embattled Murchison Metals has received a much-needed boost after the Environmental Protection Authority recommended approval… BY PETER KLINGER (news) [mappress] Source: news, March 14, 2011    

  • 28 June 2010

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) expects the Colombo port to contribute 40 percent to the national development within 10 years, when the… [mappress] Source: island, June 28, 2010

  • 19 January 2010

    Toxic mercury could enter the food chain through proposed dredging to enlarge Albany’s port, the Environmental Protection Authority has warned. [mappress] Source: The West, January 19, 2010:

  • 6 October 2011

    Bureau for Public Procurement, BPP, has faulted the Federal Ministry of Transport and the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, for refusing to … By Hugo Idiogor (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, October 6, 2011;

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Port of Rotterdam is making good progress with the construction of the new Offshore Center, said the port authority today. The Port Authority will be developing Rotterdam Offshore Center on a maximum of 70 ha of new land at Maasvlakte 2. The contract for the creation of new land has been awarded to PUMA, a joint […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) will hold a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the harbor deepening on Thursday, September 1. Various dignitaries, Congressional representatives and elected officials will gather with leaders from the Corps and the port authority to mark the completion of […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Now in its seventh year and more compelling than ever, the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2014 Shifting International Trade Routes workshop, co-sponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration and hosted by the Tampa Port Authority, will examine the effect of the world economic outlook on investment decisions, cargo movements and international trade in general. […]

  • 22 February 2012

    State Port’s Authority officials are appreciative of state lawmakers for helping them pursue efforts to dredge Charleston’s harbor. Showing strong support for a deepened shipping channel in Charleston, the House Ways and Means Committee have established the State Ports Authority Harbor Deepening Reserve Fund to allow the state to help the federal government pay for […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City Council and the Port Authority of Trondheim in Norway have awarded its port basin rehabilitation project to Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group. With this contract Trondheim wants to restore the port basin to its desired depth and aims at stopping the further spread of the contaminated sediments. The project is […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The leading British architect Zaha Hadid gave the official order to begin construction work on Port House, the new headquarters for Antwerp Port Authority on the Kattendijk dock. The order was given in the presence of the Flemish ministers Hilde Crevits and Geert Bourgeois, port alderman Marc Van Peel and Port Authority CEO Eddy Bruyninckx. […]

  • 18 January 2013

    Vila Real de Santo António (VRSA) mayor has revealed the regional development office’s (CCDR) intention to dredge the Guadiana River, making it navigable for larger ships up to Alcoutim. CCDR President David Santos announced the intention last week during the signing ceremony for a protocol to create Ayamonte (Spain) – Vila Real de Santo António […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate committee that oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said he is still extremely confident that the Morganza to the Gulf project will be in the final Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Vitter is one of four top negotiators on the bill, which is currently being […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter has just announced the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) passed with bipartisan support through the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW). WRDA 2016 includes a number of provisions that will improve flood control and coastal hurricane protection for Louisiana communities. “Louisianians know quite well how important our ports and […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The opening of the newly dredged channel in Neabsco Creek was recently made official with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on a pontoon boat on the creek waters leading to the Potomac River. About a year ago, the U.S. Coast Guard closed the channel to boat traffic because silt and sediment in the channel made […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has just published its latest paper named “Ten Steps to Efficiency in Flood and Coastal Risk Management”. The paper outlines ten points that could enable commissioning authorities, government and the infrastructure industry to achieve efficiencies in delivering and maintaining flood defenses, without compromising on quality or safety. These range […]