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  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on dredging the Cripps River on the Somerset Levels, as part of a Somerset Rivers Authority plan to improve flood defenses across the county. Desilting of the full 1.6 miles of the Cripps is being done by the Environment Agency on behalf of Somerset Rivers Authority, with long-reach excavators being used on […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kimberley community is set to benefit from a $24.15million investment to refurbish and repair the Broome wharf. The State Government today approved funding for the Broome Wharf Extension of Life Project at Broome Port. Transport Minister Troy Buswell said the Broome wharf, operated by the Broome Port Authority, serviced the only deepwater port in […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Under the Clean Water Act of 1972, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for regulating dredge and fill activities in waters of the United States, including jurisdictional freshwater and tidal wetlands. Some minor activities, such as aquatic habitat restoration, boat ramp construction, agricultural activities and modifications to existing marinas may be authorized through […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Wood Island and Pool at Biddeford Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Biddeford, Maine. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 10-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) Federal navigation channel and 6-foot-deep basin at Biddeford Pool, […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has announced the availability of a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the dredging of Oregon Inlet with a Dare County dredge. Dare County is seeking a Special Use Permit from the Seashore to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge in the same manner and under the same conditions […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2010

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta addressed hundreds of participants at this year’s International… [mappress] Source: marinelink, May 14, 2010;

  • 7 December 2011

    Tanzania Ports Authority is embarking on a huge expansion exercise at Tanga Port in order to meet forecasted traffic growth that will …   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 7, 2011;

  • 5 March 2010

    Cebu can accommodate bigger ships once the dredging project of the Cebu Ports Authority is completed in nine months’ time… [mappress] Source:globalnation,March 5,2010;

  • 10 November 2011

    The Office of the Government Corporate Counsel (OGCC) approved a deal forged by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) with Harbour… (journal) [mappress] Source: journal, November 10, 2011;

  • 15 June 2011

    Abu Dhabi is to construct a new sailing village to boost the Emirate’s appeal to watersports fans, the country’s tourism authorities…   (independent) [mappress] Source: independent, June 15, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority of Seville, Spain, has just started their 2019 maintenance dredging campaign. These works will be conducted on 13 spots around the port, removing more than 300,000m³ of sand from these areas. According to their official announcement, the material – to be removed with a trailing suction hopper dredger – will be used […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A construction tug and barge, involved in a grounding incident at the Port of Port Hedland early this morning, have both now been refloated, according to the Pilbara Ports Authority. The vessels, involved in the Hunt Point tug haven dredging works, were refloated at high tide at 11.30 am (AWST), and are currently secure at the […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging work at the Duver pontoon is now completed, the Bembridge Harbor Authority announced today. Dredging operations, undertaken by the dredging barge ‘Witton II’ and hopper barge ‘Split Three’, are now taking place in the vicinity of Bembridge Sailling Club and the Bembridge One-Design moorings. “All skippers should take extreme care, especially when the vessels are manoeuvring […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Water Supply Authority has announced a plan for dredging of the Delaware and Raritan Canal from Kingston to Amwell Road. Project Objective ■ Remove an estimated 240,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Canal in order to restore its flow capacity; ■ Remove and dispose of 45,000 cubic yards of sediment from […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) stated that, as of the Friday, November 14 deadline for submissions, the quality and quantity of responses expressing interest in developing the Authority’s three “Southport” waterfront parcels have met and exceeded the Authority’s expectations. The Request for Expressions of Interest (R.E.I.) was issued October 1 and invited members of […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed an A1 rating for the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) outstanding debt and provided a stable outlook, citing the agency’s strong operating history, favorable financial performance and distinct advantages such as deep water. The ratings update said that due to the SCPA’s competitive advantages, such as proximity to open ocean, […]

  • 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 […]