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  • 28 August 2012

    Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that the flood prevention work is underway. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s anti-flood program includes dredging of the city’s canals and building of the floodwalls. According to coconutsbangkok.com, the governor said that the canals dredging in 18 flood prone districts was 97% done and is expected to be finished this month. […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to address protection of shore lands and coastal ecosystems, public access and recreation, and coastal community development, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday announced over $1.35 million in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management Program to provide continued assistance to preserve the Rhode Island’s natural coastline.  The Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) will receive $1,352,000 to help administer Rhode Island’s Coastal Management Program. […]

  • 26 March 2010

    Excessive land reclamation from the sea poses a growing threat to oceanic ecology and aggravates coastal pollution, a top administrator has warned.Sun Zhihui, head of the State Oceanic Administration (SOA), said strict laws to protect arable land have prompted local authorities to resort to sea reclamation to meet growing land demand. [mappress] Source:asianewsnet,March 26,2010;

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced last week that the Texas General Land Office is awarding up to $1.8 million in grant funding for the projects within the Texas coastal zone. “Three workshops will be held to provide information on the coastal grant program and allow potential applicants to discuss specific project ideas with staff,” […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin and Colonel Paul E. Owen, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, announced the release of the first phase of a study evaluating long-term flood risk management alternatives to help Passaic River Basin communities deal with chronic flooding. The Army Corps’ Phase 1 […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) has been awarded $567,776 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. NJSGC will also receive an additional $333,281 in non-federal matching funds. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 33 programs […]

  • 14 February 2012

      With the release yesterday of President Obama’s fiscal 2013 budget, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)—representing seaports in the United States and throughout the Americas—is expressing both accolades, and some disappointment, over various aspects of the budget pertaining to ports and the efficient and secure movement of freight. Kurt Nagle, AAPA’s president and […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $2,664,500 to Orion Marine Group for maintenance dredging of the channel to Victoria in Calhoun County, Texas. Under the contract, Orion Marine is required to remove approximately 458,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the lower reach of the channel […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Patrick yesterday visited Peddock Islands to tour improvements and celebrate Administration’s investment in the Harbor Islands. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts purchased Peddocks Island in 1970. Since its acquisition, the state has been actively developing and improving the island as a historical and recreational resource. In 2010, DCR worked with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., praised an announcement by Governor Nathan Deal that he will not be delayed any longer by the administration’s refusal to fund the Savannah Harbor deepening. The Obama administration recently unveiled its budget and again failed to provide funding for the Savannah Harbor deepening. Governor Deal responded […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Jack Kingston (GA-1) voted last week to fund construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, an initiative he has fought for since its inception. He said: “This bill does three things – begins a long-term commitment with initial funding of $1.52 million, recognizes the port as an ongoing project placed at the top of […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) yesterday announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) was awarded $471,500 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 32 university-based programs that work with coastal communities. The New Jersey Sea Grant […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced more than $2.9 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support nine maritime projects in seven communities. “Massachusetts’ coastal assets are incredibly important to the state’s overall economic health, and our administration’s investments through the Seaport Economic Council continue to expand capacity, resiliency and opportunity in cities and towns throughout […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement in response to the President’s Statement of Administration Policy on S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, in which the Administration specifically states its opposition to increasing funds for harbor maintenance: “The Obama Administration continues to speak out of both sides […]

  • 9 May 2011

    An all-day public discussion designed to sample sentiment for the Environmental Protection Agency on options for cleaning up probable cancer… By Clarence Fanto (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, May 9, 2011;

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coastal communities will have another tool to understand the impact of opening tidal inlets in terms of the abundance of marine life and tourist dollars with the latest data from Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. “There are areas all along the Gulf Coast experiencing this problem of closed tidal inlets due to […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey will receive $25.3 million in federal grants, including $7.1million for state-led projects, to help protect coastal communities from future storms through state or local projects using science-based solutions. The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) yesterday announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants for 54 projects in 12 states and the District of Columbia […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the director of Slovenian Maritime Administration (SMA) Jadran Klinec and Luka Koper’s Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič signed a letter of intent in order to provide a comprehensive collaboration with a special emphasis on the following issues: – regular forms of professional collaboration (appointment of a work group); – collaboration in the […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Director of Civil Engineering Department of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Administration, Abbas Kamali, said that for the first time in Iran, the repair work on the berths number 4 to 20 of Said Rajaee Port has been done by Iranian civil engineers. According to the Public Relations Department of Hormozgan Ports and Maritime Administration, […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    With yesterday’s decision to accept the emergency petitions against the planning approval decision on adjustment of the navigation channel, the Federal Administrative Court has not delivered a judgement on the core issue, but has deferred a decision in the principal proceedings, as it has also done on other major infrastructural projects. The Federal Administrative Court […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and the Georgia Ports Authority have applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The La Quinta Channel dredging project included extending of the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands and seagrass. Also, the ecosystem restoration was part of the project, consisting of an offshore rock breakwater and shore protection to protect and enhance approximately 40 acres […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou visited the Panama Expansion construction site accompanied by Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano during his recent trip to Panama. Skou and other Maersk Line executives had the opportunity to see the construction site of the new locks in the Atlantic side, which will allow the transit of Post-Panamax vessels […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ayutthaya Province is holding public hearing concerning the central river basin and water administration measures, focusing on Bang Ban and Bang Sai water-distribution canal dredging. The Director of Ayutthaya Provincial Irrigation Project has announced that the Royal Irrigation Department has prepared a workshop on the topic of ‘Central River Basin and Water Administration Measures’ for […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine continues to work towards cooperation with all authorities of local and national level on issues of reforming Ukraine’s port industry: further development of maritime industry in Ukraine and implementation of reforms were discussed with representatives of local authorities, such as Nikolaev, Kherson, Odessa, Donetsk regional state administrations, Sevastopol city […]