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  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mongla Port Authority has adopted a master plan for the development of the country’s second largest port that will be implemented within the 2021 strategy, according to the government’s announcement. The officials said that the authorities have already undertaken a scheme to rebuild No-2 and No-4 jetties of Mongla Port which have been lying incomplete […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. John Bel Edwards has just released details on proposed legislation for protecting and restoring Louisiana’s coast. These proposals are part of the governor’s legislative package that will be considered in the Regular Session that is set to begin on April 10. “This is a plan for all of Louisiana, not just one agency and […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Gold Corporation has announced it has returned to the Pampana River and has licensed 4 concessions mentioned in its last Field Report that had surface rents previously paid. With the licensing completed, the company is moving dredging equipment into position to commence operations as soon as river conditions permit. As part of the agreement […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Waterfront consortium, formed by Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and the TBI companies Synchroon and Koopmans Bouwgroep, is to realize the ambitious Waterfront project of the Dutch municipality of Harderwijk. Boskalis will execute all the civil engineering and underground infrastructural work involved. Synchroon and Koopmans Bouwgroep are responsible for the commercial development of the […]

  • 9 August 2011

    It’s both good and bad news that a drive to turn the old DuPont plant in Greenwich Township into a port has stalled for now. (nj) [mappress] Source: nj, August 9, 2011;

  • 8 May 2012

    The Hernando Beach Property Owners Association, along with other local civic organizations, is planning an event for Sunday, May 20th, at 2 pm to celebrate the completion of the Hernando Beach Channel Dredge Project. The Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary will be holding an open house with free boat inspections and safety checks from 12pm […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Italdraghe, Italy’s leading dredger manufacturer, will participate in the fourth edition of Exposibram Amazonia. This exciting mining event will be held between 17th – 20th November 2014 in Belem in Brazil. The event, sponsored by the Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM) combines the Amazon Mining Exhibition and the 4th Amazon Mining Congress and will be […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Texas Protection & Restoration Feasibility Study review verified the most advanced modeling and catastrophic storm surge events were included within the recent study, USACE Galveston reports.  “We used the most advanced storm modeling system to run storm surge forecasts by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Council is preparing a draft Coastal Management Program to set out how it will manage the coast for the next 10 years. The plan will outline how the coastline and beaches will be protected long-term and where and how investment will take place. Council is holding four drop-in sessions this month to give residents […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for “a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms… […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    When Hurricane Sandy ravaged the north-eastern coast of the United States you could hear climatologists all over the world saying: “Global warming, we told you so”. You could also hear dredging professionals saying: “We’re ready to help. We’ve got the solutions. Just ask us”. When you witness the ravages of Hurricane Sandy that recently hit […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The Minister of Communications and Transport, Mr. Gerardo Ruiz Esparza made a working tour to the Port of Lazaro Cardenas in which was announced the to the port logistics community as well as the audience, key strategic projects develop in this precinct. Hutchinson Port Holdings, SSA Mexico and APM Terminals submitted to the Minister the […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will donate over $17,500 to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to offset the environmental costs of the Society’s 103rd Annual Meeting, held this year in New Orleans, LA. More than 3,500 attendees convene from across the globe this week to impart, discuss, and share the latest in essential ecological research and […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bomo Edith Edna Molewa, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa, has introduced a white paper which will allow government and private entities to begin the process of reclaiming land from the ocean for development. “The regulations seek to provide an administrative framework to implement sections 7B and 7C of the National Environmental […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Gus Bilirakis and the entire Greater Tampa Congressional Delegation wrote a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers earlier this month supporting funding for the Anclote River dredging project. Silt has built up on the riverbed preventing many boat operators from navigating the river and offloading their goods in Tarpon Springs, which severely impacts […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Gold Corp. announces latest assay results. Sierra Gold Corp. has received the assay results from SGS Labs in Lakefield, Ontario from its Yele properties. The dredging and grab samples produced the following results: The Yele properties are on a feeder river to the Pampana, which is well known as one of Sierra Leone’s prolific […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kay Ivey last Friday announced that on March 29, 2019, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council approved Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 28 activities for the Spill Impact Component of RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 3) for a […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shellharbour City Mayor and former Lake Illawarra Estuary Committee Chair, Cr Marianne Saliba, has welcomed a $15,000 contribution towards funding a Lake Illawarra dredging study to improve boating access, Shellharbour City Council reported today.  The money is from the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, with Shellharbour City Council providing matching funding to allow for $30,000 in […]

  • 28 March 2010

    Here is a New Jersey riddle: Why is what’s good for the north not good for the south when it comes to deepening ports? Political leaders embrace deepening to 50 feet the behemoth New York-New Jersey Harbor at a cost of $2.5 billion. [mappress] Source:philly,March 28,2010;

  • 13 January 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Draka Offshore announced today that Keppel Singmarine has selected Draka as a cable supplier for its production of Hull 362 for Royal Boskalis Westminster. “It is always gratifying to receive orders from a renowned shipbuilding yard like Keppel Singmarine,” stated Patrick Ang, vice president of the marine segment for Draka Offshore. “We strive to provide […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Geoscience Australia have developed a new tool-kit that is helping coastal managers to better understand how beaches are impacted by storm events. The Australian coast is dynamic with an ever changing shoreline shaped by the normal action of tides, waves and storms. However, some storms cause significant erosion, causing an ongoing problem for […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) out of the U.S. Senate. WRDA 2016 will help improve flood control, water infrastructure development and coastal hurricane protection throughout Louisiana. After yesterday’s overwhelmingly bipartisan passage, the legislation will head to the House of […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced that the City of Boise, Idaho chose it to design a Mud Cat 40E Custom (MC-40EC) dredger for the city’s innovative Dixie Drain Phosphorous Offset Project. Boise will use the MC-40EC dredger to remove phosphorous from the Boise Watershed. The custom features include the overall length of the dredger, […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Triumph Gulf Coast’s board of directors voted last week to approve nearly $19 million in grants to promote economic diversification in four coastal Northwest Florida counties. The grants are the first in what is expected to be $1.5 billion worth of job-creating initiatives funded over the next twelve years by an economic damages settlement between […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    It’s rich in nutrients, occurs naturally and something marinas are happy to rid themselves of: dredge spoils. Could dredge material be bagged and sold for gardening? Ernest Utsch, an owner of Utsch’s Marina in Lower Township, said he believes dredge spoils could become mulch and be mixed together with other materials to produce nutritious soil. […]