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  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan satisfied a longstanding requirement by UNESCO. “This has been a collaborative […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the as per Indian Ports Act, 1908, the development of Minor/Non-Major Ports vest with respective State Governments. As regards Major Ports, they are under the control of Government of India. In the 12th Five […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The government has decided to extend the time given for renewal of licences of fishing boats to March 2012, following a meeting between Minister for Fisheries and Ports K. Babu and representatives of boat owners. A decision was also taken to strengthen the marine enforcement wing to check fishing using explosives by fibre boats from […]

  • 7 February 2011

    Government today said it is preparing a policy to bring in private players in the sphere of underground excavation in the marine sector, … (news) [mappress] Source: news, February 7, 2011;

  • 27 August 2010

    Federal government has been charged to dredge the Calabar port channel as a matter of urgency to improve shipping activities in the state… By Godfrey Bivbere (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, August 27, 2010;

  • 11 March 2014

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; U.S. Acting Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor Mendez; Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Riatt; and M. Gen. John W. Peabody, deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations at the […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover’s scheme to enhance junctions on the A20 in Dover has today been highlighted as one of the key investment schemes by the Government in unlocking Britain’s economic potential. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive, Port of Dover, said: “Today’s Government announcement is a clear vote of confidence in how the Port of Dover […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The government will soon procure two cutter suction dredgers to carry out regular dredging at Pashur Channel to improve the navigability of the Pashur River, Mongla. “One of the two dredgers is expected to reach by October next,” Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told Parliament responding to a starred question of Noni Gopal Mondal. He said […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Cebu City Government has already started the P50-million dredging of five creeks and river catchments in the city and expects to finish…   By Princess Dawn H. Felicitas (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, January 24, 2012;

  • 20 February 2012

    In a bid to revive the much awaited water transport system in the City, the government has started dredging of… (greaterkashmir) [mappress] Source: greaterkashmir, February 20, 2012

  • 28 December 2011

    Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) will continue to be central to the development of mid-west port and rail infrastructure, with the State Government today confirming its support for the existing State Development Agreement (SDA) beyond 2011. The SDA is the key agreement between the State and OPR, for the design, construction, commissioning and financing of […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Recent media reports suggest that the Cochin Port Trust is in a serious financial crisis and its net loss in 2011-12 is likely to be in the…   By Jose Paul (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, December 26, 2011;

  • 12 October 2011

    The Queensland government has moved a step closer in its bid to restore the Gold Coast’s Kirra Beach to its former glory…   By Miranda Forste (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, October 12, 2011;

  • 18 November 2010

    The Northern Territory Government is in talks with the China Development Bank about a public private partnership to expand the Port of … (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, November 18, 2010;

  • 1 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka, Mar 1 – The government is set to purchase three dredgers, the first in over three decades, for critical maintenance of river navigability, shipping minister Shajahan Khan told parliament on Monday… [mappress] Source: bdnews24, March 1, 2010;

  • 7 May 2010

    THE Government is putting in place strategies to develop the waterways transportation to link many of the neighbouring countries, … [mappress] Source: lusakatimes, May 7, 2010;

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens said that their strong campaign standing with the community against dredge spoil dumping in the Great Barrier Reef has resulted in the Newman Government finally considering onshore disposal of the Abbot Point dredge spoil. “The immense community, scientific and international opposition to Reef dumping, as well as our strong political opposition, is […]

  • 24 March 2010

    Shipping Minister G K Vasan on Tuesday said the government was not looking at selling stake in Shipping Corp of India Ltd and Dredging Corp of India Ltd as of now.The government currently holds 80 per cent in Shipping Corp and 78 per cent in Dredging Corp.Shipping Secretary K. Mohandas had… [mappress] Source:businessstandard,March 24,2010;

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The work is underway on a $1.4 million upgrade of Yamba’s commercial moorings under the NSW Government’s significant investment in regional coastal infrastructure. “The upgrade to infrastructure used by the Clarence River Fishermen’s Co-operative includes the replacement of structures that are at the end of their service life,” Clarence Nationals MP, Chris Gulaptis said. The concrete […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Greensmps.org.au announced the Statement on the Environmental Protection Order issued to Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal yesterday for not complying with its environmental duty at the China First coal mine project in the Galilee Basin. “It’s incredibly alarming to see a mining magnate with considerable weight in federal Parliament breaking state environmental law,” Senator Waters, Australian […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, Mark Eyking, questioned the Conservative Government on the divestiture of the Sydney Harbour bottom. Eyking asked when the government will transfer control of the harbour bottom to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) so the municipality can focus on the economic development of the Port. “Now that the dredging is complete, […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mackay Conservation Group will today commence court proceedings in Brisbane’s Federal Court challenging Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s decision to approve dredging and dumping within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The case will centre on the Federal Government’s decision to approve dredging and dumping for the proposed export coal terminal at Abbot Point, less […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Western Australian Government is facilitating the development of a new major deepwater port and industrial precinct at Anketell in the Pilbara. The multi-user deepwater port and strategic industrial area, located 30 kilometres east of Karratha and 10 kilometres from Cape Lambert, will complement Port Hedland and Dampier ports. The Anketell Port and Strategic Industrial […]

  • 15 February 2012

    In an apparent move to prevent a recurrence of the August 26, 2011 flood disaster, the Oyo State Government has approved the dredging of… (osundefender) [mappress] Source: osundefender, February 15, 2012

  • 8 February 2012

    The Delta State Government has banned the dredging of sand in the 25 local governments…   By Okungbowa Aiwerie (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, February 8, 2012;

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A team at Central Coast Council plans to prepare and implement a plan of management for the Brisbane Water Channel (BWC), according to Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. Community groups have been lobbying the NSW Government and the Central Coast Council for the past 12 months to dredge the channel at Lobster Beach as […]