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  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Quebec based marine company Ocean Group, through its related corporations, has been awarded numerous contracts in British Columbia as part of the expansion of its services to clients on Canada’s west coast. “It goes without saying that a great deal of development work has been carried out on the Canadian west coast and that we […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The words ‘port infrastructure’ usually conjure up images of quay walls, breakwaters, roads and cranes. But some of the most critical infrastructure to port operations is below the water – berths and navigational channels maintained at safe depths, according to Mark Simmonds, British Ports Association’s Head of Policy and External Affairs. All UK harbor authorities, […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, along with the Member of Parliament for Steveston-Richmond East, Joe Peschisolido, announced yesterday that the government invested over $33 million in 35 small craft harbors across British Columbia between 2016 and 2020. The government is making significant investments through its Small Craft Harbors Program to work with municipalities to renew […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commenting on the news that the European Commission had formally adopted the new General Block Exemption Regulations (GBER) on state aids, the British Ports Association Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne, warned against the distortion of competitive port markets with major public subsidies. Mr Ballantyne said: “While we fully appreciate the diverse nature of the European ports industry, we […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    As part of the British Columbia’s investment of over $80 million in emergency preparedness and public safety, the Village of Cache Creek is receiving $150,000 for flood mitigation work. The Cache Creek program includes the development of flood risk assessments, floodplain maps and flood mitigation plans in the region, BC Government said in its announcement. MLA […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness, Naomi Yamamoto, MLA for Vernon-Monashee, Eric Foster, yesterday announced $150,000 of flood protection support for the Village of Lumby. The funding will support Lumby’s flood and hazard mapping and allow the village to better plan for potential flood events in the future as well as possible […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    In order to prevent further erosion to the Fraser River’s banks and the dikes protecting the Matsqui floodplain in Abbotsford, the Province of British Columbia is investing $10 million in the design and implementation of a long-term solution. The City of Abbotsford is proposing a system of spurs along the riverbank, but other options are […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are due to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013, which caused […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The enabling works are being carried out at Alexandra Dock in Hull as Associated British Ports (ABP) prepares the site for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, installation and service facility. The scheme includes infilling one third of Alexandra Dock with 780,000m³ of material and reclaiming 7.5 ha of the river to create a new […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The British Consul General in St. Petersburg Keith Allan, as a part of the working visit to Petrozavodsk, recently visited the Onezhsky Ship Building and Ship Repairing Plant (OSBSRP). During the visit, the consul general met with workers and toured the company’s workshops. In particular, numerically controlled plasma cutting machines and workboats of project ST23WI […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the invitation by the Environment Agency, Dutch and British flood experts last week exchanged ideas for more collaboration on innovation in the area of flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM). The exchange took place during one of the workshops held as part of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference in Telford, UK on […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has published its ninth annual Sustainable Development (SD) report covering the year 2014. This builds upon the wider sustainable development initiative established by BMAPA’s parent organisation, the Mineral Products Association (MPA). The encouraging signs of economic recovery observed during 2013 were maintained into 2014, with total marine aggregate […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    John Duncan, the Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at nine small craft harbors in British Columbia.  This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. “The commercial fishing industry provides […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, together with Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Member of Parliament for Delta-Richmond East, announced last week that the Government of Canada will invest more than $46 million over the next two years at 33 harbors in British Columbia to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen. More than $14 million of this […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary Randy Kamp, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest $450,000 this year in improvement projects at the small craft harbors in Mission and Kanaka Landing. This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) LLP is currently in the process of assisting with the production of the revised British Standard for Dredging and Land Reclamation. The British Standards are the standards produced by the BSI Group and establish a standard of quality for a range of goods and services. These standards are used internationally. Anthony D Bates […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced an investment of $2.5 million to support improvement projects at three small craft harbors in British Columbia. Major projects being funded include: – Construction and installation […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    John Duncan, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced an investment of $590,000 to support improvement projects at three small craft harbours in British Columbia. This investment will support three major projects: – Reconstruction of the wharf substructure at Port Hardy; […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Now firmly established as a ’must do’ event for all involved in the UK ports industry, the British Ports Association annual conference (9 – 10 October 2013) offers a unique opportunity to catch up with all the latest policy, practice and technology in ports and harbours across the UK. Hosted jointly this year by Grimsby […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) announces that its intermediate parent company, ABP Acquisitions UK Ltd (ABPA), has signed a £70m loan facility with the European Investment Bank. The loan from Europe’s long-term lending institution will be used to fund part of the costs of the further development of the UK’s second largest container terminal at the […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Randy Kamp, Parliamentary Secretary of Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced the completion of a $300,000 repair project at the small craft harbour in Port Simpson, British Columbia. “Our Conservative Government understands the necessity of investing in safe and functional harbours for British Columbians,” said […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Black Construction/MACE International Joint Venture, Barrigada, Guam, is being awarded a $9,987,700 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging on the Small Boat Basin at Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia. The work to be performed provides for maintenance dredging on the Small Boat Basin with an approximate area of 114,450 square yards. The work includes maintenance dredging, […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Colin Parker, Chief Executive of Aberdeen Harbour Board, has been elected Chairman of the British Ports Association for the next two years at its AGM in London on 27 March. Also elected was Andrew Moffat, Chief Executive of the Port of Tyne, as Vice Chairman and Sara Bassett, Finance Director of Shoreham Port Authority, as […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Technology Foundation STW and the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council are jointly funding a research project at the Universities of Twente, Aberdeen and Liverpool, for a feasible sand transport model within the coastal development. STW’s previous research in the British-Dutch project Santoss, has generated an enhanced sand transport model which yielded the influence […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed visiting British Transport Minister, Mike Penning MP to DP World’s head office in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The two sides discussed DP World’s London Gateway project and the latest developments surrounding the new port and what is set to become Europe’s largest logistics park. The talks were attended by Jamal […]

  • 7 October 2011

    Better dredging is on the way to Gloucester Docks, to the delight of campaigners. After fears the future of the historic area was in … (thisisgloucestershire) [mappress] Source: thisisgloucestershire, October 7, 2011;

  • 23 November 2010

    British Waterways has awarded a national dredging contract to marine-based civil engineer Land & Water Services Ltd. The initial contract from December 2010 to March 2015, will run up to and beyond the launch of the new waterways charity which is scheduled to take over the custodianship of British Waterways’ canals and rivers in 2012. […]

  • 18 November 2010

    A British company has submitted a US$ 800 million plan for the development of Mongla port to make it an efficient transit port which will… (bestshippingnews) [mappress] Source: bestshippingnews, November 18, 2010;