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  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A helicopter of the Libyan air force attacked and sunk a dredger off Benghazi coast yesterday, said General Saqr Al-Jroshi, Commander of the Libyan Air Force. “The dredger, which came from the west of the country and moved towards Benghazi, was destroyed. Another two vessels are on their way to the city and will be dealt […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has expanded its activities with the acquisition of Robbins Technology Group (RTG) in Brisbane, Australia, and Fraser Hydraulic Power (FHP) in the UK. With these latest acquisitions, IHC has expanded its offshore rental fleet and gained a stronger foothold in the mining market respectively. Bram Roelse, IHC’s CEO, said: “These acquisitions, both effective […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Ed Chamberlayne, USACE Baltimore District commander, yesterday signed an agreement with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) to begin a three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia. The $3 million agreement, inked at the Baltimore District Headquarters, will […]

  • 29 March 2011

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, which has been charged by President Obama with developing a restoration strategy for the gulf, recently announced the availability of a toll-free number for individuals who have questions or suggestions related to the mission of the task force. Under its charge, the task force must propose a gulf […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nicholls State University and the Port of South Louisiana have partnered to boost coastal restoration research at the Nicholls Farm. “The Port of South Louisiana is pleased to be a part of the coastal restoration research at Nicholls State University,” said Paul Aucoin, executive director of the port. “We realize how important coastal restoration is […]

  • 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 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Water Institute of the Gulf and Nicholls State University have signed a memorandum of understanding that outlines increased collaborations on projects ranging from coastal protection and restoration to disaster risk reduction and nature-based flood defense. “The great challenges facing Louisiana and coastal areas around the world require an immense amount of research and action […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch-based Arcadis and InTech Dike Security Systems are joining forces in monitoring levees and dams, by forming a new company called Dike Monitoring Netherlands. The new company will roll-out a monitoring system that is based on innovative technologies that have been developed in the Netherlands to detect deformation and internal erosion at an early stage. It will support […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baton Rouge-based Water Institute has signed a memorandum of understanding with Deltares of the Netherlands to pursue solutions in coastal protection and restoration. The research partners will focus on key areas — from software development and watershed modeling to infrastructure and nature-based solutions that preserve coastlines — as a pathway for supporting Louisiana’s 50-year, $50 billion Coastal Master Plan […]

  • 6 April 2011

      MMT and NetSurvey have recently merged after 6 years cooperation on various hydrographic survey assignments. The goal is to benefit from synergy effects and to jointly provide high-resolution surveys. NetSurvey will bring strong technical capabilities in the field of multibeam expertise to the MMT Group, which recently acquired all shares in NetSurvey Limited, Banbury, […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Over the next few months, multiple civil and marine works are scheduled to take place at the Coral Harbour, announced today the Royal Bahamas Defense Force. These works will hinder vessels passing through the Coral Harbour waterways, particularly in the area of the Royal Bahamas Defense Force Base. The key subcontractor to the Royal Bahamas Defense Force […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Philadelphia District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), for the use of Outer Continental […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Task Force has just approved several important coastal restoration projects in Louisiana. CWPPRA Task Force meeting scheduled for January was canceled due to the high water stages on the Mississippi River. In lieu of meeting, the Task Force electronically voted, January 22nd 2016, and approved restoration projects […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    To accelerate ‘the Harbour of Tilings’ in Antwerp and build connections with start-ups, DEME and PortXL have agreed on a partnership. Commenting the latest news, Cees-Willem Koorneef from PortXL Antwerp, said: “After this Summer, we wall start to scout and select relevant maritime, logistics and chemical start-ups for our Antwerp program.” “PortXL will then match […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A collaboration between independent environmental hydraulics consultancy and research organisation, HR Wallingford, and the University of Salento (UniSalento), will see the creation of a hydraulic laboratory on the university’s Ecotekne Campus at Lecce in the South of Italy. A framework agreement, outlining the terms of the new partnership, was signed on Monday 4 June 2018 […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    PowerChina recently teamed up with HID Dredging Company to provide better strategies and solutions for the future environment protection and infrastructure building projects. According to HID, the company is now officially the “aquatic environmental technology and equipment R&D center and production base” for PowerChina. Mr. Yongsheng Wang, who is the chairman of HID, introduced the leading […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Reef Task Force has scheduled a meeting in Lake Linden later this month to discuss with the public three alternatives tentatively selected for further analysis in the fight to save this important natural reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula. The meeting will take place on July 31 at the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School, located […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As of this week, the Spokane region has a formal organization to lead efforts to find and reduce toxic compounds in the Spokane River. Thirteen governmental agencies, private industries and environmental organizations have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that forms the Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force. Members of the task force include representatives of […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV, AGT and TechForce Innovations are drawing up a ‘smart’ plan for the protection of Bhola Island’s coastline saving lives and money. The aim of the consortium is to develop sustainable coastal protection solutions for Bhola Island, located at the mouth of the Meghna River, home to 1.7 million Bangladeshis. An innovative Erosion Early […]

  • 9 March 2012

    South Island Dredging Association (SIDA) has provided updates on Sea Pines dredging project: · The permitting process started on January 11th with a meeting of the Dredging Task Force. The task force is being led by the Army Corps of Engineers and includes representatives from all the involved agencies. · The permitting participants are currently […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has announced the launch of its SK300LC-10 excavator in North America. As part of the revolutionary KOBELCO Generation 10, the SK300LC establishes new standards in value, productivity and durability. This robust 68,100-lb model is powered by a 252-hp Tier IV Final HINO engine, enabling it to easily tackle heavy-duty applications and remain […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. Doug Burgum yesterday stressed the critical importance of securing permanent protection against catastrophic flooding for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area, urging officials to build on the momentum of the F-M Area Flood Diversion Task Force after the group concluded its fifth and final meeting. Burgum expressed deep gratitude to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and the […]

  • 28 September 2011

    A newly formed task force is meeting for the first time Tuesday night in Georgetown to discuss ways to assure funding for the port of …   By Lindsey Theis (carolinalive) [mappress] Source: carolinalive, September 28, 2011;

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One year after U.S. EPA’s Superfund Task Force identified the Kalamazoo River Superfund site in Otsego, Mich., as a site of emphasis, EPA Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp joined state officials and community members to tour the site and view progress. “Last year, EPA focused on finding ways to accelerate and streamline the Kalamazoo River […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure of Republic of Maldives and Heavy Force Private Limited signed a contract yesterday for the construction of the K.Gaafaru Island harbor. This development scheme will include construction of 361 m rock armor breakwater, 108 m rock armor revetment, 450 m quay wall with concrete L-section blocks, filling and reclaiming works […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kerala State government is set to enter into an agreement with the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) to ensure the timely completion of dredging works in all harbors in Kerala, the Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma announced last week. “The delayed dredging had been causing huge trouble for the local fishers. Even after awarding […]