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  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, Team Van Oord and Jacobs enjoyed unparalleled success at the 2014 British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards ceremony in London on 8 October. The partners received two awards, including the top award of the night, The Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award, which is sponsored by The Cabinet Office. The other win was […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed alarm at the proposed dredging of 5 million cubic meters of seafloor to make way for bigger cruise ships at the Port of Cairns. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, Felicity Wishart, said the proposed dredging would threaten water quality and important habitat for fish, dugongs and turtles. […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, has reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The company’s operations during the quarter were focused primarily on the recovery of gold from the SS Central America shipwreck and validation of the phosphate mineral deposit controlled by one of the […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flagship scheme, finished on Friday 23 May. This year’s campaign began on 17 April following on from work to rebuild the sand dunes north of Mablethorpe that were badly damaged by the December tidal surge. Mark Adams, Coastal Engineer, said: “Once again, we have been using the dredger Breughel, […]

  • 15 April 2014

    The Environment Agency’s Board has visited Lincolnshire to see the work taking place to reduce flood risk in the county. Chairman Lord Chris Smith was joined by Environment Agency board members and executive directors during the visit which included a visit to the Lincolnshire coast and to the towns of Horncastle and Boston and other […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry. This announcement comes after the U.S. Congress included $40 million for small ports in the Fiscal […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co, Ltd. has recently won the bid for the development works on Phase 1 of Toutang operation zone of Tianyang area of Baise Port, with a planned construction period of 12 months. Located in Tianyang County, Baise City, the project involves construction of Berth 9# and 10#, the corresponding rear land, […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By the end of 2015, the Panama Canal will have undergone its largest expansion to date. In what is undoubtedly good news for Maryland’s maritime economics, when the first big ships make their way through the canal, the Port of Baltimore is one of two ports on the East coast currently able to accommodate the […]

  • 13 February 2014

    As the Environment Agency continues to take action around the clock to reduce flood risk across the South East, communities are being warned to expect more flooding as further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few days across the region. With more widespread heavy rain expected across the South East throughout the rest of […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next package of site investigations for the Port of Hastings container expansion are now underway with the start of the land-based site surveys program this week, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “The land-based site surveys, as well as the marine site surveys and summer environmental sampling programs currently underway, will allow the […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called for federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds to be used to create a new dune flood-protection system in Breezy Point that would make its residents safer and enable the community to be better prepared to withstand subsequent storms. Similar dune protection systems are already under way across the rest of […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 53rd Marine Measurement Forum was organised by Xylem Analytics UK and hosted by the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton on Thursday 28th November 2013. The event was particularly well attended with over 60 delegates benefitting from a full programme of presentations, 12 small exhibition displays and a number of fully-subscribed tours. The day began with […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe SpA has just completed work on the brand new underground sand pipe project for the town council of Riccione, Italy. Riccione is one of Italy’s most popular toursit resorts, yet its much loved golden beaches are subject to significant erosion. Thanks to the new sand pipe that runs underground along the length of the […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new report by the Centre for Policy Development finds that Queensland has enough coal port capacity until at least 2017, with further capacity unlikely to be necessary until 2020 at the earliest. As the mining investment boom wanes, ‘Too many ports in a storm’ finds Queensland’s port capacity has already shifted from a shortfall […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd., part of the Essar Group, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended September 2013. Speaking on the key highlights for the quarter, Mr. Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “Our performance is consistent with the growth targets we have set for ourselves and we are confident of delivering […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

      Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that the agency has just completed a comprehensive new video production on the Port of Philadelphia that will be a central component of the Port’s marketing, promotion, and educational efforts. The video, to be launched on a variety of platforms, was produced by PRPA’s Marketing […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A California court has once again ruled that all forms of suction dredge mining are banned throughout California, rejecting a temporary restraining order on the ban in Siskiyou County. In recent weeks miners had been exploiting a loophole in a ban on the destructive mining practice to continue mining on the Klamath, Salmon and other […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, conservation and fisheries groups, California officials have closed a loophole in the state’s suction dredge mining ban. The move will protect water quality, wildlife and fisheries from destructive forms of recreational mining. Suction dredging is an environmentally harmful mining practice has been banned in […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, environmental and fisheries groups, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife proposed emergency rules to crack down on an upsurge of unregulated suction dredge mining in the state. The environmentally harmful mining process has been banned in California since 2009, but early in 2013 […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has received the Most Considerate Site Runner-Up award for the Lower Todmorden and Walsden FAS Phase three project at the National Site Awards, given only to the top 26 Gold Award winning projects in the UK. VolkerStevin also won two Bronze Awards for the Central Felixstowe Coast Protection Scheme and Duddington Sluice Replacement. All […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An amendment sponsored by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) that will increase the chances that much needed maintenance and dredging money gets to small ports, including those on the Oregon Coast, is part of a water resources bill passed by the United States Senate yesterday. The amendment, one of several in the bill important to Oregonians, […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is appointing three new directors who will contribute valuable expertise and experience to the company in the run up to applying for a marine consent later this year and on-going financing of operations. They are senior Royal Boskalis executive Ko de Blaeij, marine mining entrepreneur Robert Goodden and eminent ocean scientist Dr […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 17, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for the civil works of Phase 1 initial works of No. 3 operation zone of Yangluo area, Wuhan New Port, with a total contract value of 378 million yuan and a construction period of 30 months. Located at Wuhan Yangluo Economic Development Zone, […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sens. David Vitter and Barbara Boxer have something in common. At least that’s what the conservative Louisiana senator hopes as he prepares to take over the top Republican slot on the Environment and Public Works Committee. The Southern conservative and the Left Coast firebrand both represent coastal states burdened by flood control problems, and they […]

  • 18 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $6.5 million in grants to state and local agencies, and non-profit organizations to restore water quality and wetlands throughout the San Francisco Bay watershed. Grants range from $75,000 to $1.5 million and will support ten projects that prevent pollution, restore streams and tidal marshes, and manage floodwaters in […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Steve Pomers, the spokesman for the Southport Volunteer Marine Rescue, said that the silted-up entrance to the Broadwater was dangerous for all users but especially for recreational boaties. He stated: “The deeper the Broadwater is, the less chance there is of waves breaking within it.” According to goldcoast.com, the Broadwater dredging program has been an […]