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  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Arkansas Waterways Commission said yesterday that five public ports in Arkansas have received more than $450,000 in grants. “We received over $1.2 million in requests and wish we could fulfill all the requests, ” said Gene Higginbotham, Executive Director of the Arkansas Waterways Commission. “We hope to have additional funds in the future. Developing our […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $16 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed to New York State and the state of Vermont to implement conservation projects in the Lake Champlain watershed. The funding was allocated through the USDA’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) and […]

  • 4 November 2014

    Tuggerah Lakes on the New South Wales Central coast will benefit from a $3.3 million boost as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Dobell, Karen McNamara, today visited the Tuggerah Lakes estuary on the New South Wales Central Coast to inspect progress on infrastructure […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the storms of Christmas 2013 and February 2014, more than £1.4 million has been pledged for coastal repairs in Christchurch. Around £1.2 million of this is coming from the Environment Agency after Christchurch Council put in bids for work to repair damaged groynes and promenades and for beach replenishment. Christchurch Council will also be […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced $10.3 million to support improvement projects at small craft harbors in Quebec. This investment will support the following projects: The beginning of a multiyear project involving breakwater construction and the installation of floating wharves at Harrington Harbor; Widening of the wharf at Mingan; Construction […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has today announced a £10 million package to improve sea links between Scilly and Cornwall and upgrade roads on St Mary’s. The Minister is visiting the islands today. This new funding involves £7.3 million towards the £12.8 million scheme to improve harbor infrastructure at both St Mary’s and Penzance and £1.8 million […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced an investment of $2.5 million to support improvement projects at three small craft harbors in British Columbia. Major projects being funded include: – Construction and installation […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program recently received $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide technical and financial support to coastal communities and to improve the administration of existing shoreline statutes. The Coastal Zone Management Program, or CZM, is housed in DEQ’s Office of the Great Lakes, which matched the federal […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) applauded the Department of the Interior for providing $11.1 million for four competitive grants awarded yesterday for projects that will benefit the resiliency, ecology, and restoration of areas within Jamaica Bay at Gateway National Recreation Area. The NPCA has worked with many partner groups, especially in our role as […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed yesterday joined with officials from Westerly, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to announce over $1 million to help dredge Winnapaug Pond and revitalize its ecosystem. The NRCS project will help restore habitat and remove approximately 70,600 […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rochester community is receiving $510,000 to deliver the first stage of the town’s flood mitigation plan, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced last week. With Member for Rodney Paul Weller in Rochester, Mr Walsh said stage one of the plan included selecting and designing the most effective flood mitigation works, and upgrading local flood […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michigan Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow welcomed more than $3 million in federal grants to help boost recreational boating in three Michigan communities. The grants, through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant program, will help fund boating facilities in Benton Harbor, East Tawas and Wyandotte. “Our Great Lakes draw people from […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, yesterday announced details of a €4m dredging project at Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre on the occasion of the official opening of a €450,000 renovation of the Marine Leisure Area at the western end of the harbour. The €450,000 renovation included extending the existing […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reached a major milestone recently when the agency received all of the necessary funds to complete the construction of the Roseau flood risk management project. The final phase of construction is scheduled to begin this summer and includes completing the last mile of the diversion channel, […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Congressman John Garamendi, joined by Congressman Doug LaMalfa and lawmakers at every level of government, successfully campaigned for the project to be included in the Corps of Engineers 2014 Work Plan. Up until this year, the project had failed to get funding because of Congress’s “no new start” policy, a flawed policy that prioritized old […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Operation at Tacloban Port gets another boost after oil giant Pilipinas Shell donates P6 million to be used at the port in the next six months. It maybe recalled that two weeks ago, private port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) agreed to run Tacloban port using their own equipment for P1 for at […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A $1.16 million study into the water hydrology of the Brisbane River catchment will help create new systems which can better handle future floods. As part of the Newman Government’s commitment to implement the recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s Final Report, the Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study will review the expected magnitude […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government will invest $10 million in the Port of Eden development program, reports abc.net.au. Regarding this announcement, the federal member for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly, said: “There will be dredging down to nine metres, panel extensions and other amenities, buoys and circulation arrangements and road upgrades to allow heavy vehicle access.” The Port of […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Mozambique will receive financial help from the government of Japan for the first phase of the Nacala Port Development Project, located in Nampula province. According to macauhub.com, the loan money (US$84 million) will be invested in: – dredging program along the north quay, – land reclamation and levelling, and – paving of the container terminal. […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Punjab government has approved a grant amounting Rs 300 million for Nullah Leh dredging and finalizing all arrangements to protect the low-lying areas of the city from flash-floods during the upcoming monsoon season, reports brecorder.com. WASA has already started the cleanliness drive at 11 different points of Nullah. Fifty percent dredging of the Nullah was […]

  • 1 June 2011

    Thanks to a dual effort at the state and federal levels, funds are now available to complete the Sand Key beach nourishment project as…   By BOB McCLURE (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, June 1, 2011  

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. ended 2019 well after a difficult first half of the year with EBITDA of EUR 376 million, slightly above its own expectations, the company said in their today’s release. According to Boskalis, net profit came in at EUR 75 million (2018: EUR 436 million loss) and revenue increased by 2.9% compared […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A key component of Victoria’s future economic security was significantly boosted today with Premier Denis Napthine announcing $110 million to progress the Port of Hastings development. Visiting Hastings with Minister for Ports David Hodgett, Dr Napthine said today was a landmark occasion that reaffirmed the Victorian Government’s vision for the ports and freight sector and […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Fitch Ratings expects to rate Caucedo Investments Inc.’s (Caucedo) US$180 million senior secured notes ‘BB-‘. The rating outlook is stable. Caucedo’s geographic location in the Caribbean and adequate intermodal capabilities and inland accessibility enable Caucedo (the port) to lead the port market share in the Dominican Republic. Its proximity to Santo Domingo, the country’s main […]

  • 15 March 2011

    The Town of Ladysmith has received a financial boost in its efforts to study and clean up Ladysmith Harbour. (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, March 15, 2011  

  • 22 April 2010

    State officials are proposing the financially troubled Port of Richmond become part of the Virginia Port Authority, a move that could significantly reduce freight traffic on highways and save millions in road construction along Interstate 64… [mappress] Source:styleweekly,April 22,2010;

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Chesapeake Bay Program and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) have announced the recipients of $3 million in grants for restoration, conservation and environmental outreach initiatives across the Maryland and the District of Columbia. The 13 projects will leverage more than $3.8 million in matching funds to lower pollution and improve the health […]

  • 12 September 2013

    The Alliance of Rouge Communities will receive more than $250,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue work on cleaning up the Rouge River in Dearborn, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced today. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency program launched […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Major beach replenishment project along the shoreline in Sea Bright gets financial boost, reports The Hub. At the Council Meeting, held on October 2, the participants made a decision to approve a $1.2 million bond issue for the Sea Bright beach replenishment project. This project has raised many questions and has split the borough’s opinion. […]