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  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Reef Trust Discussion Paper has been released yesterday by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments. The Reef Trust is a key election commitment for the Australian Government under the broader Reef 2050 Plan. The Reef Trust will put the focus firmly on improving coastal habitat, water quality and enhancing species protection along the Great Barrier […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two waterways in Northern Brisbane will benefit from a $300,000 investment by the Queensland Government. Member for Clayfield Tim Nicholls said the funding would be delivered as part of the Queensland Regional Natural Resources Management Investment Program. “There is a one hectare zone of mangroves, marine couch and salt marsh at the edge of the […]

  • 13 July 2012

      The Gujarat government has approved the development of Nargol port, according to To cost an estimated Rs 4,000 crore, the new multipurpose port would be located strategically on the southern tip of the state’s coast. Nargol is amongst eight greenfield ports being developed by Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), the maritime regulator in Gujarat. […]

  • 7 November 2012

    The Jamaican Government has commended China Harbour Engineering Company Limited for the sea defence work it is undertaking along the Palisadoes shoreline leading towards Norman Manley international Airport. “The government is satisfied with the quality of work which is being done by the contractors, China Harbour. I visited the project before and after the hurricane […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The Wuhan government has approved an ambitious $47.1 billion blueprint to develop Wuhan into a major shipping centre within the next five years, according to This ambitious plan includes major dredging projects to accommodate 5,000 dwt ships to sail upstream of Wuhan Yangtze Bridge and 10,000 dwt ships to sail downstream. David Lammie, the […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government of India has accorded approval for implementation of the project “Upgradation of the existing facility at outer harbour and creation of new facility at inner harbor for handling iron ore” at Visakhapatnam Port. In a statement laid down in the table of the Rajya Sabha today, Shri G.K. Vasan, the Union Minister for Shipping, […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    100% Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) under the automatic route is being allowed for port development projects. The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K.Vasan in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today said that the Maritime Agenda 2010-2020 has set a target of over 3130 million tonnes for port capacity by 2020. The existing capacity of […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner and Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay today announced the NSW Government will provide $2.5 million for the long-term navigational dredging of Swansea Channel. “The NSW Liberal and Nationals Government is delivering on its promises and rebuilding regional infrastructure neglected by the former […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today recognized an important Government of Canada investment in a wharf reconstruction project at Black River Harbour. This project is […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Due to the proximity to international maritime routes, transshipment of EXIM containers used to take place largely in foreign Ports like Colombo, Dubai, Singapore, Salalah. To arrest this trend, the Government has developed an International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam in Cochin Port which is operational from February, 2011. Three Major Ports i.e. Chennai, […]

  • 30 January 2012

    Van Oord, a leading Dutch-based independent international contractor specializing in port dredging, marine engineering, and offshore …   By George D. Kennedy (liberianobserver) [mappress] Source: liberianobserver, January 30, 2012; Image: vanoord

  • 19 January 2012

    The Queensland Government has ruled out building a sand bypass and says continued dredging is the only option to stop a sandbank reforming…   (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, January 19, 2012;

  • 27 June 2011

    The Cebu City Government wants a dialogue with three establishments in downtown Colon St. so these will stop encroaching on the drainage…   More info: sunstar By Elly T. Bolonos and Jujemay G. Awit [mappress] Source: sunstar, June 27, 2011

  • 12 December 2010

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper came through with the goods Friday — $19 million to help fund the dredging of Sydney Harbour. The news … By MARY ELLEN MACINTYRE (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, December 12, 2010;

  • 17 March 2011

    The state government has lifted the ban on import of sand from outside Maharashtra. By Sudhir Suryavanshi (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, March 17, 2011    

  • 27 December 2010

    Funds to be allocated to Itajai Port Complex for deepening dredging of its approach channel and turning circle from 11 to 14 meters have … (safewaters) [mappress] Source: safewaters, December 28, 2010;

  • 8 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    DREDGING work on the Nadi River will be outsourced by the Land and Mineral Resources Department… [mappress] Ssource: Fiji Times, March 9, 2010;

  • 23 April 2011

    The government has allotted some P50 million for the construction of two kilometers river control at Bangon River in Palo, Leyte.   (pia) [mappress] Source: pia, April 24, 2011  

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Oyo State, an inland state in south-western Nigeria, has announced that 24 rivers in the state will be dredged as part of the proactive measures to mitigate against flooding. The government noted in its statement that the rivers have been approved for dredging through the World Bank assisted project, Ibadan Urban Flood management, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 September 2011

    The foreign contractor of the shelved Laguna Lake Rehabilitation dredging project has filed a case at an international arbitration body and…   By Maricar Cinco (inquirer) [mappress] Source: inquirer, September 27, 2011;

  • 1 November 2011

    Jakarta Provincial Government has prepared short-term as well as long-term plan in order to overcome flood in Pondok Labu area, Cilandak… (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, November 1, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

      News that the Queensland port of Abbot Point looks set to become one of the largest coal export facilities in the world has conservationists… (news) [mappress] Source: news, December 2, 2011;

  • 15 November 2010

    The Indonesian government`s plan to build a new cargo port near Jakarta was discussed by visiting Vice President Boediono and Japan Bank for… (antaranews) [mappress] Source: antaranews, November 16, 2010;