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  • 13 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Under the Government initiatives to set up a modern port system in the country, many ports are being constructed throughout the coastal belt… Source: Ceylon Daily News, November 14, 2009;

  • 15 March 2013

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority is planning to call for tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South Harbour by 2017. Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chief Engineer (Planning and Development), Susantha Abeysiriwardena told Daily News Business that SLPA would call for international tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cat® Pro Series Hydraulic Thumbs expand the versatility of Cat hydraulic excavators in the 311 through 329 model range and deliver high performance and exacting compatibility with today’s Cat excavators, buckets and couplers. Pro Series thumbs mount on the bucket pin and move along the same arc as the bucket edge, providing solid grip and […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A West African company called ERB CI placed a new order recently for four REMU Big Float amphibious excavators that will be mounted on the base of Volvo’s EC210B and Volvo’s EC210B LR. The company from Ivory Coast will be utilizing the REMU Big Float amphibious excavators to safeguard and develop the Cocody lagoon, located […]

  • 3 August 2020

    Emily Twiggs, Senior Project Scientist, EOMAP Australia https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-twiggs-796989b5/ www.eomap.com https://www.portandcoastalsolutions.com https://nqbp.com.au EOMAP applies its satellite-derived turbidity monitoring capabilities to dredging programs run by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). Turbidity plumes are stirred-up sediment which can be transported long distances by currents. Understanding the full spatial and temporal variability of turbidity, whether from natural […]

  • 30 May 2013

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to install additional water pumps and construct a flood drainage tunnel on Sri Nakarin Road, which is one of the flood-prone areas of the capital. Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that as Sri Nakarin Road has experienced severe flooding during the past few years, more measures are set […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making “Mahinda Chinthana” development policy of the Present Government of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa a reality, to build Sri Lanka the Regional Maritime Hub with the advantage of its unique geographical location, Sri Lanka Ports Authority led by its Chairman Dr.Priyath B.Wickrama under the instructions by Hon.Minister of Port and Highways (Project) – […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao has met with Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa, as well as several ministers and senior officials, to discuss global, regional and bilateral issues, including challenges and opportunities for the Sri Lankan economy over the short to medium term. During the three-day visit, Mr. Nakao also visited Colombo Port, […]

  • 24 August 2012

    China will finance the expansion of Hambantota Port in the island’s south with two loans of 600 million US dollars and one billion yuan, cabinet spokesman Keheliya Rambukwelle said. The dollar denominated loan will come from the Exim Bank of China and the yuan loan will come from the government of China. “The second phase […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Sri Lanka Ports, Trade & Logistics two day Conference and Exhibition that commences on the 10th July 2012 with the initiative of Hon. Minister of Transport – Kumara Welgama at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo. The conference supported by Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), is another important annual fixture in the international maritime events diary. […]

  • 18 April 2011

    Sri Lanka government sources say that a cabinet paper will be brought soon to establish a new corporation to streamline the conservation…   (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, April 18, 2011    

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Hambantota Port will receive two ships to shore cranes and they will be placed inside the port by the end of this month.  “These ships to shore cranes are essential for the new ports like Hambantota, because those cranes have arms which are much longer than the gantry cranes,” said Parakarma Pillapitiya, the Business […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development, the Urban Development Authority and the CHEC Port City Colombo, for funding the Colombo International Finance City (CIFC) Building Complex. The structure, to be built on reclaimed land of the Colombo Port City Development […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new scheme to improve flood protection for more than 660 properties in South East Wales is set to begin in the autumn. Natural Resources Wales has awarded the £10 million construction contract for the flood scheme in Crindau, Newport, to Galliford Try. The proposed scheme will extend along the banks of the […]

  • 12 July 2011

    Works Minister Jack Warner assured yesterday that flooding in the capital city will be reduced as some $1 million has been spent to rent … (trinidadexpress) [mappress] Source: trinidadexpress, July 12, 2011;

  • 9 February 2012

    The Army Corps announced recently $16.86 million for Delaware River deepening project using a “slush” fund created to circumvent the ban on earmarks passed last year. Environmental and community advocates cried foul – pointing out that the Army Corps chose this path to fund the Deepening because it cannot honestly demonstrate the project meets minimum […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Program’s Cranberry Bend Project, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is progressing very well. Construction of this side-channel chute, and moving an existing levee further inland, will create 41 acres of aquatic habitat with the intent to benefit the endangered pallid sturgeon and other native fish and wildlife along […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative David Gomberg announced that the legislative Coastal Caucus has worked with the Governor’s office to secure emergency strategic funding for dredging in Yaquina Bay. The Bay was previously scheduled to be cleaned and deepened by the Army Corp of Engineers. However, approaching winter weather means the project would be delayed due to the […]

  • 10 October 2011

    The Government of India will work to expedite the process of giving sanction to remove the additional four wrecks at the Kankesanthurai … By R. K. Radhakrishnan (thehindu) [mappress] Source: thehindu, October 10, 2011;

  • 11 October 2010

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority says that all arrangements are underway to ceremoniously open the newly built Magampura Harbour in Sri Lanka’s … (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, October 11, 2010;

  • 3 April 2012

    The company retained by India to remove the ship wrecks under Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbor has completed its work, according to The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka. It has been found that one of the main problems in rebuilding the KKS Harbor is the presence of six ship wrecks of which 4 are inside […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has published the final post authorization change report as well as the final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project. The reports analyze modifications to the long-term project, which identifies, prioritizes, and repairs erosion-related levee deficiencies within the Sacramento River Flood Control […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vladimir Putin held a meeting on developing ports in the Azov and Black Sea basins. The President proposed holding a number of meetings to discuss the prospects for developing ports in key Russian waters. The meeting was attended by Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A joint effort between Port of Brest, CCIMBO, DEME and Titan LNG resulted in the successful truck-to-ship LNG bunkering of the Scheldt River, the DEME owned LNG powered hopper dredger, last week. Commenting the latest news, Eric Roellinger, Harbor Master Port of Brest, said: “Port authorities play a crucial role in the development and facilitation […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology, Whatcom County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have revised their working agreement for the proposed bulk cargo marine terminal and related railroad connections at Cherry Point. The three agencies have agreed to produce two separate environmental impact statements (EISs) for the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal in north Puget […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) is drawing attention to the rumoured release of the Cairns Port Dredging proposal Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) over the holiday/Christmas period. While the State and Federal Governments have had the completed EIS for weeks, the release of the document for public comment has been delayed. Most observers […]