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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Business development

    PSA Sines, the concessionaire for the container terminal at the Port of Sines (Terminal XXI), has officially launched the tender for the expansion of this port. The expansion phase includes the construction of another 204 meters of docks in order to provide the terminal with a 1.150 meters long pier by the end of 2021, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 4 March 2012

    The director of a company contracted to carry out work on the development of a marina in Falmouth docks has been sentenced at Truro Crown Court for environmental offences leading to the illegal dumping of heavily contaminated silt in a Special Area of Conservation. On Friday 17 February Peter Frampton, company director of Oil and […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 12,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 01, took place on 10 September 2011 at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the impressive vessel for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT, which is based in the People’s Republic of China. The […]

  • 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 […]