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  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R) has been named 2014 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday signed an emergency proclamation declaring the Louisiana Coast in a state of crisis and emergency. The emergency proclamation will be sent to President Donald Trump and members of Congress as a necessary means of raising the national profile of this crisis and expediting priority restoration projects with the level […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Many dredgers belonging to the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) are non-operational, reports thehindubusinessline.com. The DCI is also unable to recover payments from clients such as Sethusamudram Corporation Ltd, Kolkata Port and others. The recognised union made the allegation in a petition submitted to the Parliamentary Committee on Assurances which visited the DCI as part […]

  • 31 January 2011

    The global financial crisis is being blamed for the slow redevelopment of the Coffs Harbour Jetty foreshores… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, January 31, 2011;

  • 1 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    After an extremely difficult period for the families that lasted more than 19 days, it is with great relief that the crisis management team of Jan De Nul Group confirms the release and good health of the 2 crewmembers of the trailing suction hopper dredger Amerigo Vespucci. The two crewmembers were kidnapped on 12 September […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Recent media reports suggest that the Cochin Port Trust is in a serious financial crisis and its net loss in 2011-12 is likely to be in the…   By Jose Paul (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, December 26, 2011;

  • 30 May 2011

    The resolution of constitutional crisis in Nepal in the early hours of Sunday and the return of PM Manmohan Singh from his Africa tour have…  By Abhay Singh (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, May 30, 2011;

  • 19 May 2010

    Toledo, OH – Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar (D) and Al Franken (D) have cosponsored legislation that will end the dredging crisis on the… [mappress] Source: wdio, May 19, 2010;

  • 21 October 2011

    The Cebu City Water Crisis Management Team has recommended widening the existing creeks to solve the problem of floodings in the city… By Rene U. Borromeo (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, October 21, 2011;

  • 12 August 2009

    The investment in the port could transform the city – and Italy. At the end of this year, despite the global economic crisis, Taranto will be in a position to handle 800,000 containers a year, which could grow to 6-7 million or more if… More: Asia Times

  • 4 April 2010

    Dhaka–Water resource minister Ramesh Chandra Sen announced on Sunday an initiative to help solve Dhaka metropolitan’s prevailing water crisis by bringing water from the Jamuna River to the Buriganga River… [mappress] Source:bdnews24,April 4,2010;

  • 19 January 2011

    The Calcutta Port Trust (CPT) plans to invest Rs 6,000 crore in new facilities to tide itself over the crisis of dwindling cargo from the… (telegraphindia) [mappress] Source: telegraphindia, January 19, 2011;

  • 9 November 2011

    As the Thai capital is facing flooding of crisis proportions, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday ordered concerned agencies to u… (mcot) [mappress] Source: mcot, November 9, 2011

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Included in the $1.3 trillion spending package recently passed by the House of Representatives are a number of key provisions championed by California Congressman Jerry McNerney to tackle the climate crisis in addition to addressing the stability and modernization of America’s energy and water systems. Among the funding secured by the Congressman are several national […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    During the FLOODrisk 2012 conference on 20 November, the final results of the Flood Control 2015 research program were revealed by program director Piet Dircke. He presented the book containing the results to Jan Geluk, chair of the Waterboard Hollandse Delta and of the water defences committee for the Association of Regional Water Authorities. The […]

  • 14 November 2011

    The Haldia Dock Complex (HDC) could be heading towards a crisis similar to the one faced in 2008 with only three dredgers deployed in the…   By Jayanta Gupta (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, November 14, 2011;

  • 11 April 2010

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A money crisis threatens to close Cleveland’s port to millions of dollars of commercial shipping by 2015, a top administrator with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warned in a recent letter to Gov. Ted Strickland… [mappress] Source:bcleveland,April 11,2010;

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    ADA’s 81st Annual Conference & AGM was officially inaugurated today, November 14, at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ headquarters in London. The conference will bring together over 200 delegates from across the flood and water level management industry to discuss the key policy issues of the moment. Members attending the event include those from the Environment Agency, internal […]

  • 24 August 2011

    The Cochin port may not be able to pay salaries to its 3200-odd employees after December if the present crisis at its Vallarpadam Internatio… By T Ramavarman (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, August 24, 2011;

  • 19 August 2010

    Fisherfolk and residents in Laguna today scored a Belgian company for trying to block the P18.5-billion Laguna Bay Rehabilitation Project…  (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, August 19, 2010;

  • 27 June 2012

    Royal Irrigation Department Director-General Lertviroj Kowattana claimed that all 123 flood prevention projects, initiated under the government’s emergency relief policy in fiscal 2012, are progressing well and will definitely be completed in 2 months’ time. Mr. Lertviroj stated that all upstream projects are set to be finished by the end of this month, while those […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The Australian Greens called today for an independent inquiry as requested by the United Nations into the Gladstone contamination crisis, part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. “The announcement of marine parks following a successful Greens campaign is welcome news, but the government must now prevent the mining giants from undermining that marine […]

  • 20 June 2012

    New research released yesterday shows dredging is to blame for Gladstone Harbour’s environmental crisis, and should prompt the federal government to finally step in and protect the World Heritage listed area and the communities which rely upon it. “Gladstone Ports Corporation keeps claiming that tides or the flood is to blame for the harbour’s toxic […]

  • 25 May 2010

    Increasingly defiant of British Petroleum executives and federal officials, state and local officials in Louisiana say they are prepared… [mappress] Source: csmonitor, May 25, 2010;

  • 14 March 2012

    The first independent scientific investigation of the marine life contamination in Gladstone harbour still hasn’t prompted the Government to suspend the likely cause of the ecological crisis –mass dredging and dumping, Australian Greens environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said today. “This is the very first scientific study not conducted by the Queensland Government or the […]

  • 18 August 2011

    In the first half year, the Port of Rotterdam Authority result increased by € 8 million to € 98 million (9%), compared to 2010. The rise is especially a result of increased yields. The yields from the letting of industrial areas increased by € 5 million (4%) through new area distribution and price adjustments. The […]