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  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Sea Isle City Business Administrator, George Savastano, informed the City Council members at their March 24 meeting that beach replenishment, scheduled for the spring, has been postponed to mid-June. Previously, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was awarded a $32.5 million contract by the state for beach replenishment in Sea Isle City, Strathmere and Ocean […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and Chris Coons (D-DE) last week called on President Obama to include funding in his FY 2016 budget for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, which will allow larger commercial ships to access vital Delaware River ports.  The senators have urged the administration to dedicate sufficient […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New structural and nonstructural solutions could better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of hurricanes and severe storms, according to a research paper by energy, engineering and environmental law experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.  The paper, “Legal Issues in Hurricane Damage Risk Abatement,” examines various alternatives for mitigating floods and […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) joined twelve of his colleagues from Great Lakes states in sending a letter to leaders of a House-Senate conference committee considering major water resources legislation, asking them to include funding for vital Great Lakes navigation projects as they resolve differences between House and Senate bills. In the letter, Portman and […]

  • 4 April 2012

    ADPC announced yesterday that is has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Customs Administration (ADCA) to establish a solid framework of collaboration between both parties. Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi, Vice President of Ports Unit ADPC, and Mohamed Khadem al Hameli, Director of Abu Dhabi Customs Operations from ADCA signed the memorandum during […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in its latest announcement that this week marks the one-year anniversary of their Superfund Task Force Report. The Superfund Task Force was commissioned to provide recommendations on how EPA could streamline and improve the Superfund program. “EPA has made significant progress in carrying out the report’s recommendations. The […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Congress Member Sean Patrick Maloney visited three Superfund sites in Orange and Dutchess Counties to review and assess progress on the cleanup of contamination at these hazardous waste sites. Their first stop was the Shenandoah Road Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in East Fishkill, New […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, inaugurated the official development of a new runway at Velana International Airport (VIA) in Hulhule yesterday. The project is awarded to Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) from China. During the ceremony, the president was accompanied by the managing director of Maldives Airport’s Company Ltd (MACL), Adil Moosa, […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his weekly address that the southend beach replenishment project, undertaken by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is scheduled to resume on August 6. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told the City that the dredger Liberty Island won’t be ready until this week, which likely means that the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Aarsleff has entered into an agreement with Sikuki Nuuk Harbor A/S about the establishment of a new container terminal in Nuuk, Greenland. The first phase will comprise initial planning and preparations. The final contract is expected to be signed in a couple of months. The project will be carried out as a design and build contract and […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel, which advises the NOAA administrator on products, services and science related to navigation, water levels and currents, and positioning, will hold a public meeting Sept. 16-18 in Charleston, South Carolina. The panel will receive updates on regional activities requiring support from NOAA’s hydrographic and geospatial services. NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A working session chaired by Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Viktor Olerskyi, dedicated to current issues and future plans of Korsakov Sea Port, was held recently at the Sakhalin Branch office in Korsakov Sea Port. The meeting was attended by Deputy Head of Rosmorrechflot Aleksandre Poshivay, Executive Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Lavrishchev, Director […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Dredging of Five Island Lake has come to a standstill, according to emmetsburgnews.com. Emmetsburg City Administrator John Bird told members of the City Council Monday night that the dredge is not running. Bird, along with Councilmen Finer and Gramowski, met with a private dredging company last week. This company will submit written proposals: for them […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 27, with the joint effort of all the employees of the Qatar Doha New Port Project Department, Node C was completed on schedule, which laid a solid foundation for the completion on schedule of the whole project. Since its commencement, Doha New Port Project has experienced a lot of difficulties. All the people […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is seeking public comment on a proposal to amend its Initial (2015) Funded Priorities List to approve $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. According to the council, these funds would be used to restore 118.2 acres […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The dredging of lower River Niger with the main objective of achieving an all year round navigation of the dredged channels from Warri in Delta State to Baro in Niger State, shows the Federal Government’s commitment in improving inland water transportation in the country. Historically, the idea of dredging the lower River Niger was mooted […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Despite the qualified planning approval granted in 2012 and the February 2017 decision of the Federal Administrative Court, the Port of Hamburg is still waiting for work to begin on the dredging of the Elbe River. “Adjustment of the fairway is essential for Hamburg and should at last be put into effect. Higher draft and […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) yesterday announced that a notice of intent has been issued to award a contract to Northgate-Dutra Joint Venture (JV), for a demonstration project at the Conowingo Dam.  The award is being issued as a result of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Conowingo Capacity Recovery and Innovative Reuse and […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    After the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to make timely progress on resolving a gap in the Mississippi River levee, Missouri’s Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill are working to bring all stakeholders together to find a solution. The St. Johns Bayou […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Manatee officials are encouraged that the Obama administration’s budget request for fiscal year 2015 includes full federal funding for the first study phase of deepening the federal channel and harbor area of Port Manatee, which is regarded as the closest U.S. deepwater seaport to the expanding Panama Canal. Manatee Harbor, near the Gulf of […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, dredging operations will be carried out off Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, according to the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels, including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, one derrick lighter, three tug boats and […]

  • 1 June 2012

    After its first attempt to find contractors to remove silt from the Hudson River found no takers, the borough will reopen bidding on the Edgewater Marina dredge project. According to northjersey.com, the New Jersey side of the river faces a continual build-up of sediment and mud in its jetties and coves, making it difficult for […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada’s Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are proposing to undertake routine maintenance dredging at Poplar River Harbor on Lake Winnipeg.  The scope of this project includes routine maintenance dredging of the west side of the harbor between the breakwater and float wharves. The proposed dredging will be done from the ice by land […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Navigation Season 2019 on the Ob-Irtysh Basin System of Waterways has come to an end, the Rosmorrechflot press center (Federal Marine and River Transport Agency) reports. In 2019, total length of waterways with aid to navigation was 8,750 kilometers. According to Rosmorrechflot, the scope of dredging performed on the waterways of the Ob-Irtysh Basin […]