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  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has allocated $93 million for the next phase of deepening the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet from its current depth of 40 feet. A milestone for the project and a major victory for JAXPORT, the federal government has now fully funded the government’s portion of deepening through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Georgia will begin procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Anaklia Development Consortium and the government. According to a statement released by Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, the Georgian government decided to launches procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Consortium and the Georgian government on October […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The County Government of Uasin Gishu, one of the 47 counties of Kenya, received a new Watermaster Class IV amphibious dredging machine last week. During the launching ceremony, Uasin Gishu Governor, Jackson Mandago, said that this piece of equipment will be used to clean large dams across the county. Mandago also added that the purchase […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has awarded the Jacksonville Port Authority a $20 million grant for the reconstruction of more than 100 acres of existing terminal pavement at the SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The funding is part of a $238 million plan to expand and upgrade the facility, with more than […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers announced Tuesday, 10 September, a new round of flood defense investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England. Thirteen projects across England will benefit from a share of over £62 million, which as well as helping develop existing flood defenses, reported the Environment Agency. […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ian Borg, the Government of Malta’s Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, and Aaron Farrugia, Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds and Social Dialogue, earlier this week toured the ongoing works for the construction of the Qrejten breakwater, in the locality of Marsaxlokk. According to local media, the breakwater will be 110 meters long and […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government is about to invest almost $20 million in Gold Coast waterways over the next 12 months. This announcement was made today by the Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey. According to him, completing dredging of the Coomera River to unlock superyacht access to the Gold Coast Marine Industry precinct, and a […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for Miramichi - Grand Lake, Pat Finnigan, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $4.6 million in infrastructure for four New Brunswick fishing harbors in Pointe-Sapin, Loggiecroft, Bas-Neguac and McEachern’s point. Commenting the latest news, Mr. Wilkinson […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Flemish Government has adopted the final preference decision for a new sea lock in Zeebrugge, confirming that the new sea lock will be built on the location of the old Visart lock. The Visart lock (1907) does no longer meet the modern standards of the shipping industry, the officials said in the release. Hence, […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cairns Regional Council has endorsed a contribution to the Queensland Government’s Department of Transport and Main Roads for a new public boat ramp at Yorkeys Knob, a coastal suburb of Cairns, Far North Queensland. The State Government is building the $11 million facility at Yorkeys Knob, which will include a six-lane boat ramp with […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    De Vlaamse Waterweg has just announced that the start of excavation works for a new flood channel Wijmeers is starting faster due to a midge infestation. According to the officials, the first step is to excavate a first flood channel in the managed realignment site of Wijmeers. Historic dredging works, in combination with sea level […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Mauritius announced today in their Budget 2019-2020 Plan that the transformation of the Port Louis Harbor through new investments, in view of expanding its role and capacity, will boost productivity and enhance competitiveness.  The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) plans to construct a breakwater to reduce downtime at the port during bad weather […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After not receiving an acceptable bid the first time around, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has reissued a request for proposals for the Massey’s Ditch maintenance dredging project, Cape Gazette announced today.  DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section issued the request for proposals to remove 100,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the Ministry of Water Resources of the Government of Bangladesh, led by Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, recently visited Deltares in Delft to sign a Memorandum of Understanding. Deltares will be supporting the Ministry and their sub-ordinate institutes through capacity building, training and advice. Bangladesh faces a challenging future […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2019 program based on the recently approved work plan. The additional $77.6 million will be used in 2019 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes and fund initial construction for the New Soo […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to the Coffs Harbor boat ramp will benefit from up to $95,000 in funding for dredging thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways‘ program, Coffs Harbor City Council would oversee the dredging and match the funding dollar-for-dollar. […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada yesterday announced maintenance and repairs to Anse-Bleue Harbor aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy. The Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, unveiled plans for the construction of a new containment cell to house materials […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will soon be home to more coastal habitat and defenses against flooding and erosion as the result of a $1.8 million partnership between the Government of Canada and Saint Mary’s University. “This support from the federal government is crucial. We will use it to create new salt marsh habitat around the Bay of […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada said in their latest release that Graham’s Pond Harbor will soon see some critical repairs, aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy in the community of Gaspereaux. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. “With […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Swedish Minister for Infrastructure Thomas Eneroth presented on June 2nd key elements of the government’s strategic infrastructure plan and budget related to the deepening of the fairways at the Port of Gothenburg. The decision means that the government will cover almost one-third of the cost of the project, which can now proceed to the […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian Government has submitted its report on the development of inland water transport and maritime activities over the recent 6 years. According to the report published on the PortNews website, the capacity of transshipment facilities at seaports has increased by 24.4% to 1,053.3 million tonnes. Intense seaport infrastructure development projects are underway in Murmansk, […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Port Clinton, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have joined together to restore 12 acres and add another 1.4 acres of coastal wetlands on Lake Erie. According to Chris Akios, Ecologist and Project Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon – La Mitis – Matane –Matapédia, announced yesterday that the ZIP Committee of Sud-de-l’Estuaire will receive nearly $2.4 million over five years for a project to help restore the coastal habitats of five sectors on the south shore of the St. Lawrence Estuary. The goal of the project is to restore coastal habitats […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government has decided to sell off its entire public stake in Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). The information was given today by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya. According to the minister, this decision aims to upgrade technology, improve capability, infuse capital […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A tender is expected to be advertised later this week seeking a contractor for the Penang River dredging work, according to the Fijian Minister for Waterways, Dr Mahendra Reddy. The Fiji Times reports that the Government of Fiji was looking at a comprehensive package – a three-year program for Rakiraki. “Immediately what we want is […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Turkish Government yesterday announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project. According to Ahmet Arslan, the Transport and Communications Minister, the canal would begin in the Istanbul district of Kucukcekmece on the Sea of Marmara, where there is already an inland […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a $65.5 million loan agreement at Bengaluru to continue interventions and to check coastal erosion on the western coast in Karnataka. The loan is the second tranche of a $250 million financing facility under the Sustainable Coastal Protection and Management Investment Program. The […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government’s $7 million upgrade to Broome Port will enable 24-hour cruise ship access, paving the way for more international visitors and a boost to the local economy, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Cruise ships are currently required to visit the port in non-optimal times, due to navigational […]