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  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority announced that it has a signed Letter of Intent (LOI) with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation expressing an interest in transporting materials via the Port and the Apalachicola Northern Railway (AN Railway) provided that the port channel is dredged and improvements are completed to the railway. This marks the […]

  • 22 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – December 2013 The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   USA: Port St. Joe Port Inks LOI with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation The Port […]

  • 8 February 2012

      The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has created the Catchment Restoration Fund with the aim of reducing pollution that comes from the way land is used and improving the landscape through which water flows. The Defra fund of £28m fund, providing up to £10m each year, has been allocated for projects […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    In a major step toward better protecting coastlines, estuaries and lake shores, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has eased the permitting process for living shoreline projects, the Pew Charitable Trusts informs. Living shorelines – typically consisting of native elements including vegetation, oyster reefs or rock sills – have proved effective in providing such protections […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across the U.S. are discovering the benefits of incorporating nature into their development planning and infrastructure. That was the theme of a July 7 webinar, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, with Charley Chesnutt and David Olson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Rachel Gittman, a marine scientist who studies shorelines and ecology. […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has published a summary of their three-year business plan 2015-2018, which sets out how they plan to raise the money to look after the waterways over the next 36 months and where they plan to spend the money. The document, from chief executive Richard Parry, reports an encouraging financial situation at the […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust, entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways, reported a record year for the waterways across England and Wales with the publication of its Annual Report & Accounts for 2014/15. According to the report, a strong financial performance in 2014/15 saw income rise 10% to £180 million, with £137 million invested by the Trust […]

  • 12 December 2012

    President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Wednesday expressed his pride at the completion of projects that are of benefit to the citizens of the homeland and that strengthen the national economy. He made his remarks when inaugurating Khalifa Port, north-east of Abu Dhabi City. Present also were H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust’s 2016/17 Annual Report, published today, records the highest levels of public support and investment in its 2,000 miles of historic waterways since they were transferred from state control five years ago. “A strong commercial performance during the year, including a further rise in the number of people donating to our […]

  • 31 January 2012

    A new charity to look after England and Wales’ network of 200-year old canals and rivers will be given over £1 billion of Government help to give it the best possible start, Environment Minister Richard Benyon, announced today. This unprecedented funding for a new charity paves the way for the launch of the new Canal […]

  • 3 February 2012

    A £28 million Fund to clean up England’s rivers and encourage local wildlife to flourish has been announced today by Environment Minister Richard Benyon. Part of a £92 million Defra commitment to clearing up England’s rivers and lakes, the Fund announced today will allow communities and charities to tackle local eyesores and encourage iconic wildlife […]

  • 4 November 2011

    IWA is asking all waterway supporters to act now to secure the future of the Canal and River Trust. Things are at a critical juncture for the transfer of British Waterways​’ managed canals and rivers into the Canal and River Trust. The money is everything. A good deal from Defra will deliver a significant Big […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week closed its public comment period on a proposed new nationwide permit (NWP) for living shorelines projects, a proven alternative to hard infrastructure such as seawalls and bulkheads, which use natural materials to reduce erosion, storm runoff and habitat loss.  The Pew Charitable Trusts supports the proposed nationwide […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 by Governor Sonny Perdue and previously served as vice chairman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Jepson […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ships entering the Port of Charleston will have a new and improved nautical chart that covers a larger area to ensure safer navigational approaches into the harbor. Available from the 4th of July, new chart 11525 (Charleston Harbor Entrance and Approach) replaces the old chart 11523 (Charleston Harbor Entrance). It expands chart coverage further east, […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Indian Naval Hydrographic Department (INHD) is the agency responsible for hydrographic surveys and nautical charting to support national and international agencies, as well as public and private sector activities in Indian waters. INHD utilizes leading equipment and techniques as part of their commitment to provide accurate hydrographic information in a timely manner and to […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has visited Abu Dhabi Ports Company and met with ADPC’s Chief Harbour Master, the Marine Information Officer and the Aids to Navigation Manager to discuss mapping and charting the Abu Dhabi coast. It was the UKHO’s delegations second visit in three years. This trip was to […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Acta Marine’s DP1 Multicat ‘Coastal Chariot’ has successfully finished two cone penetration testing (C.P.T.) projects in the UK and Germany. Coastal Chariot assisted a well-known geophysical services company in Liverpool waters and she has assisted a Swedish survey company in German waters. C.P.T. provides a rapid and cost effective means by which to quantify geotechnical […]

  • 19 June 2012

    What do six Australian soldiers, a 1,200km mountain bike ride and an award-winning civil engineering and dredging company all have in common? The annual Legs for Legends charity bike ride of course. Sunshine Coast based company, Hall Contracting, have donated $3,000 to the charity event that raises money for the families of Commando comrades killed […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acta Marine has deployed one of its Ultra Shallow Draft Multipurpose Support Vessels – Coastal Chariot – to assist the start of a pipe pulling project. The company’s Project Manager for the contract, Sinclair McWilliam, highlights the vessel’s key features that are enabling the efficient execution of the operations. “Coastal Chariot has the power; 4000hp and […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS is launching off a self-paced online training course for the production of nautical charts. This new training course is part of a series of self-paced online training courses CARIS is offering to its users. The Nautical Chart Production training course is an introductory course that teaches workflows and functionality for the production and management […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Coastal Administration Ålesund has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Myre dredging project. This development program will include the expansion and deepening of the sailing approach to Myre to an 80m width and 8.5m below sea chart zero. The removed material will be put in a disposal site at Kartneset, where a jetty […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS recently spent four weeks at the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) conducting training and consultancy on CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD). ACP selected HPD for marine spatial data management and security, and to obtain further efficiencies in chart production. During the training course ACP staff were introduced to working with CARIS HPD. The first two […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One year ago, Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine (SHOM) set up a pilot project at their cartography department with five cartographers for the implementation of the CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) suite tools. Tests were conducted for paper chart and Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) productions in order to replace the current production system […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Harbour Master at Chichester Harbour in the UK has issued the folowing Notice to Mariners. “Mariners are advised that a bathymetric survey of Chichester Bar and Approach Channel undertaken 6 November 2012 showed a least depth of 1.1m below Chart Datum. “Mariners are reminded of our standing advice that Chichester Bar is periodically dredged […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Maritiem Cluster Friesland delivered another DP1 Multi Purpose Support vessel 3512 to Acta Marine. Lady sponsor Mrs. E. (Litsa) Kwantes, named the ‘’Coastal Chariot’’ of Acta Marine on 20th February in Rotterdam. The multi-purpose vessel has been custom-built and constructed within only 12months. The vessel will be deployed upon projects in dredging, geotechnical and offshore […]