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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Meeting during a time when some are calling for sharp cuts in government spending despite the obvious needs to the nation’s infrastructure, members of the MTD Executive Board pledged to work to gain proper funding of vitally important maritime programs. As the board noted in several statements during its 2013 winter meeting in Buena Vista, […]