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  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) will hold its next work session and regular meeting Friday, August 25, 2017, at the Lexington City Hall. The work session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and public meeting at 9:45 a.m. The MSWC is an advisory group created by Public Act 451 of 1994, Part 781 to address […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in Visayas has advised the public to prepare for La Nina phenomenon that is expected to hit the country in the middle of this year. PAGASA Visayas officer-in-charge, Oscar Tabada, said that the country is expected to experience rains, floods and typhoons by last week of […]

  • 10 January 2013

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District has introduced a plan to commence negotiations for professional engineering and design services for the Fountain Lake dredging project, reports albertleatribune.com. A resolution to begin this significant dredging project was approved Tuesday by the district’s board. Regarding this issue, Watershed District Administrator Brett Behnke stated: “This resolution is a […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    At the end of a day spent touring areas of Seaside Heights, Seaside Park and Hoboken affected by superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez thanked Vice-President Joseph Biden for affirming the federal government’s commitment to helping New Jersey rebuild for a better future. Senator Menendez called the Vice-President “a good friend and strong ally” of […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The Office of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is implementing its flood prevention scheme on the assumption that the flood will hit Bangkok as it did in 2011. After a meeting with BMA executives, BMA Spokesperson Mr. Wasan Meewong said that related agencies have coordinated to quickly prepare Bangkok for possible flooding, given the recent amount […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal is celebrating a century of operations connecting the world, committed to completing its Expansion, the largest infrastructure project of the waterway since its opening. “Going forward, the Panama Canal will continue to connect the world, supported by all the modernization efforts since its construction,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “The Expansion […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The second annual physical monitoring of the 2013‐14 Sanibel and Captiva Islands Beach Renourishment Project began on June 20 and lasted the entire week. The purpose of the monitoring is to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the project. Required by the Florida Department of Environmental Projection (DEP), monitoring surveys are conducted annually for a period of […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The World Bank (WB) has praised consultancy services of NESPAK upon successful completion of Al-Khawbah Fishery Port Project in Yemen. The project is located at one of the most remote areas of Al-Hodeidah Governorate in Yemen. The project comprised site preparation and demolition works, construction of south breakwater, new 80-metre-long landing quay wall, marine signalisation, […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, speaking to a regional gathering of Gulf states harbor pilots, called for a “bias for action and a sense of urgency…for increased U.S. investment in waterways infrastructure and a national strategic policy to prepare and equip U.S. Ports in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Seaboard for increased cargo […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A cadre of Norfolk District leaders and staff, accompanied by Deborah Christie with Congressman Scott Rigell’s office, journeyed by boat 14 miles in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay Monday to reaffirm their commitment to assisting in Tangier Island’s subsistence and erosion issues. In a town hall-style meeting, Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District commander, addressed […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Angela Titzrath, Chairwoman of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has commented on the Federal Administrative Court’s ruling regarding the dredging of the lower and outer stretches of the river Elbe, HHLA informs. “Following the lengthy proceedings and in light of the stark competition between the major European ports, I would have hoped for a […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy has announced $24.8 million in grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana for three projects to create and nourish marsh habitat, build terraces and restore ridge habitat along Louisiana’s coast. Altogether, 1,309 acres of marsh will be created or nourished. “It […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler sent a letter to Mr. Noah Valenstein, Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Designated Alternate for the Governor of Florida to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, approving the State of Florida’s State Expenditure Plan (SEP). “I applaud Florida and the Gulf […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took an important step towards addressing serious contamination in the Berry’s Creek Study Area, which is part of the Ventron/Velsicol Superfund site in Bergen County, N.J., by proposing a plan to take actions to address known sources of the contamination. “The proposed plan will address the worst contamination first […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones has called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate additional funding for several dredging projects in Carteret County. These projects include maintenance dredging of  Morehead City Harbor, the Beaufort Harbor complex (Bulkhead Channel, Taylor’s Creek and Morgan Creek), the channel from Back Sound to Lookout Bight, and Bogue Inlet. […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and the U.S. EPA have announced a major settlement that requires NCR Corporation to complete the cleanup projects at Wisconsin’s Lower Fox River and Green Bay Site. An enormous amount of cleanup and natural resource restoration work has already been done in the area under a […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW), the famed 1100-plus mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia to Miami, Florida, is getting ‘thin’, the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) said in its latest announcement.  Shoaling has created hazardous conditions in some areas with depths reported less than 5 feet, which reflects a remarkable 7 […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included more than $4.561 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $71 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay announced that 77 commercial fishing groups from Alaska to Maine have sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to protect Bristol Bay, its epic salmon runs and the commercial fishing jobs that rely on them. The groups include the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives, Maryland Watermen’s Association […]

  • 7 October 2011

    One year ago today, President Obama established the Task Force by executive order, in response to recommendations from a report by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, to continue the Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Gulf region. The group is made up of representatives from the five Gulf States and 11 federal agencies, including the […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, releases the Final Annual Operating Plan yesterday. ‘The Final Annual Operating Plan for 2012 addresses a number of the concerns expressed by stakeholders at the fall public meetings including an emphasis on flood risk reduction and improved communication,’ said Jody Farhat, Chief of the Water Management Division. […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Regarding the Rathbun Lake Project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a workshop on Wednesday, March 19, to present information regarding current water management operations and the influence of recent and anticipated future trends. The Corps officials are planning to revise the 1980 version of the Water Regulation Manual and encourage anyone interested […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A tourist vessel on its way to St Martin’s island collided with a dredging vessel on the Naf River yesterday, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  Dalim Barua, assistant sub-inspector of Taknaf Model Police Station, said that this accident took place on Teknaf-Saint Martin’s naval route in Naf River around 10am, as the tourist vessel Keari […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Outlook & strategy

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the deadline for public comments to be submitted on EPA’s proposed modifications to the 2016 cleanup plan for the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River. EPA has also added a second session for the Public Hearing on August 26 and an additional Public Hearing for […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging scheme on the Redwood City Harbor Channel in California will be commencing soon, the Port of Redwood City said in its latest announcement.  The Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a meeting about boating safety during the dredging project on July 26, at the Port of […]