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  • 27 February 2012

    The adhoc committee set up by the Lagos State House of Assembly to probe and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos… By Oziegbe Okoeki (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, February 27, 2012; Image: pexgol

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee last Thursday, May 12th 2016, visited the Somerset Levels to discuss dredging and efforts to increase Somerset’s resilience against flood waters. During the visit, the Committee meet the Environment Agency and local partners in Taunton to find out what has been done to better prepare Somerset for future severe […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Ph.D., has appointed six members to the Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that gives NOAA independent advice for improving a range of services and products that support navigation and coastal resilience. “Providing coastal communities, boaters, and the commercial maritime industry with timely, reliable, accurate, and authoritative information is […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today unanimously approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility, and strengthens our water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, announced the passage of the bipartisan North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (NAWCA) through the EPW Committee. NAWCA will reauthorize the program to protect and restore wetlands in all 50 states through 2017. Authorization for the program expired at the end […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) will hold a roundtable policy discussion Thursday to explore the potential for P3s for America’s ports and waterways. With the recovery of the import and export trade volumes after reductions in 2008 and 2009, many port authorities in the United States are looking to plan, […]

  • 5 March 2012

    A Committee, established by the Lagos State House of Assembly to investigate and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos Waterways, has initiated the verification of documents obtained by firms to operate on Lagos waterways, reports the Daily Sun. Chairman of the Committee, Rotimi Abiru, said: “The Lagos State Government will not tolerate […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A committee, tasked with inspecting local assistance projects, has visited Nakhon Phanom to monitor progress in a canal improvement project, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand. This committee, led by Adm. Amorntep Na Bangchang, observed the dredging work at two community canals in Na Thom District and Vice-governor Pramual Mungmart briefed the committee members on […]

  • 1 April 2010

    The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has inaugurated a nine-member Committee to plan and oversee the dredging of the Chemu Lagoon that is estimated to cost two million dollars… [mappress] Source: Business Ghana, April 1, 2010

  • 19 September 2013

    The formation of a European Technical Committee on Land Subsidence was announced in the first week of September at the International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in Paris. The formation of the committee was a Deltares initiative. The interim chairman of the Committee will be Gilles Erkens. Jaap Bijnagte will also be representing […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly Natural Resources Committee has approved Mark Stone bill aimed to protect California’s coast in the face of sea-level rise, intense weather events, and other impacts of a changing climate. According to Stone, the Assembly Bill 1129 guards coastal access and coastal resources by promoting natural alternatives to seawalls and other defense structures. He added that while coastal […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Committee on Transport and Communications in the Egyptian Shura Council yesterday paid a visit to Damietta Port Authority, during which they were received by Rear Admiral Suleiman Sami Mahmoud Chairman of Damietta Port Authority. According to a statement from Dr. Mohammed Sadiq Chairman of the Committee that the aim of the visit to the […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) has been named to the U.S. House conference committee for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act. Regarding this, Congresswoman Corrine Brown made the following statement: “I am pleased to be selected as one of twelve House conferees for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as we work with the […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission Audit Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 3, at 9 a.m. The Pension and Benefits Committee will convene at 9:30 a.m. or immediately following the Audit Committee meeting. The Dredge Task Force will meet at 10 a.m. or immediately following the Pension and Benefits Committee meeting. The Community Relations Committee will meet […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will be meeting, August 25–27, in Omaha, Neb. During the meetings, public will have opportunity to address the Committee and the lead agencies, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program (MRRP). Updates regarding recent progress on […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Seeking continued support for West Side projects, Tenth District Rep. Angus McKelvey (D) recently hosted a visit by the State House Finance…   BY MARK VIETH (lahainanews) [mappress] Source: lahainanews, December 5, 2011;

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unanimously approved the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. This approval marks the third Water Resources Development Act approved by the Committee under Chairman Shuster’s […]

  • 17 October 2011

    The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture has made a pitch for the modernisation/expansion plans of Major Ports… (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, October 17, 2011;

  • 26 September 2011

    The Uruguayan government has created a committee to look into potential locations for construction of a deepwater port, Juan José Domínguez…   By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, September 26, 2011;

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A joint meeting of the Habitat and Water Quality Advisory Committee and the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Steering Committee will be held at 1 p.m., on August 12, at the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Washington Regional Office, 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington. The committees will review sections of the Coastal Habitat Protection […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    House and Senate Committee leaders yesterday announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, which could be considered on the House floor later this week. The announced text of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 includes four titles. Title I authorizes proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works activities for port, waterway, […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has released a bipartisan draft of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. This legislation will address the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure and help strengthen the Nation’s economic competitiveness. Committee leaders plan to formally introduce the bill this week and […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee leaders introduced unprecedented bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, promotes fiscal responsibility, and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), was introduced in the […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The leaders of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will roll out the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA) during a Wednesday press conference in the U.S. Capitol. Through this type of water resources legislation, Congress authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Instead of wasting time with a secret trip to lobby the World Heritage Committee, as reported today, the Abbott and Newman governments should be following the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations, say the Australian Greens. “The World Heritage Committee is an expert committee – members will judge Australia’s management of the Great Barrier Reef on the […]