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  • 25 August 2011

    The O’Farrell government has called for tenders to dredge Swansea Channel and Black Neds Bay, fulfilling an election commitment… BY DAMON CRONSHAW (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, August 25, 2011;

  • 3 August 2011

    Admitting that illegal sand dredging was difficult to stamp out, Maharashtra Government today told the Legislative Assembly that… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, August 3, 2011

  • 17 May 2011

    A comprehensive study to increase land supply by reclamation outside Victoria Harbour and rock cavern development will start in July this ye… (7thspace) [mappress] Source: 7thspace, May 17, 2011;

  • 15 September 2011

    The Lagos State government has again warned illegal sand miners operating across the state to stop their illegal activities or face arrest… (tribune) [mappress] Source: tribune, September 15, 2011

  • 13 June 2012

    The Vanguard reports that the Cross River State Government has lamented because the Federal Government had implemented less than five percent of federal projects in the budget that are sited in the state since 2008. Dr. Peter Oti, a Special Adviser to Governor Liyel Imoke on Budget, Monitoring and Evaluation, noted that from 2008, rehabilitation […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Government today unveiled new policy guidelines for major ports, aimed at helping them leverage their land resources for commercial advantage. Participating in the ‘Ports in India’ annual conference in Mumbai, Shipping Secretary Vishwapati Trivedi said the new guidelines provide necessary regulatory framework for land allotment by major ports. Mr.Trivedi said these guidelines have […]

  • 4 August 2011

    The O’Farrell government has dumped plans to buy a dredge for Swansea Channel, sending waves of discontent across Lake Macquarie’s… (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, August 4, 2011

  • 14 June 2010

    The federal government is worried over the shallow draft of Eastern ports water channels of Calabar, Port Harcourt and Warri, a situation… [mappress] Source: independentngonline, June 14, 2010;

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will modify its operations beginning today as a result of the federal government shutdown for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation. “We have updated our operations to prepare for an orderly shutdown today, as outlined in the guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget,” said […]

  • 30 January 2012

    Shine Lawyers will this morning lodge legal proceedings against the State Government arguing the Gladstone Ports Corporation has failed to comply with conditions set by the State Government, and must now provide financial compensation to the Gladstone fishing industry. In a first for Queensland the proceedings will seek declarations the Queensland Government and Gladstone Ports […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The government move to deny ‘security clearance’ to Gautam Adani-owned Adani Port & SpecialEconomic Zone (APSEZ), formerly Mundra Port, …     By Anto T Joseph (mydigitalfc) [mappress] Source: mydigitalfc, January 16, 2012;

  • 14 March 2012

    The first independent scientific investigation of the marine life contamination in Gladstone harbour still hasn’t prompted the Government to suspend the likely cause of the ecological crisis –mass dredging and dumping, Australian Greens environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said today. “This is the very first scientific study not conducted by the Queensland Government or the […]

  • 30 December 2011

    The Government has invited firms to bid for the construction of a P10.53-million passenger terminal building and management office at the Port of Sindangan in Zamboanga del Norte. “The PPA-Port District Office Southern Mindanao now invites bids for construction of Passenger Terminal Building/Terminal Management Office at Port of Sindangan,” official said. Bids in excess of […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest science confirms the continued rapid decline of the Reef and the urgent need for stronger action and a major injection of funds to help it recover. “Australians are deeply concerned that our national icon is dying on our watch. Governments must be prepared to commit billions to deliver major reductions in water pollution. […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s minerals and energy sector has applauded yesterday’s announcement of a major state government campaign to promote the facts surrounding management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. “It is literally the time for a line to be drawn in the sand,” said Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche. “Queensland’s reputation is […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mission Beach residents have the opportunity this week to share their views on plans for upgrading Clump Point Jetty and boat ramp at Mission Beach. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney, said senior officers from his department have travelled to the region to outline ongoing efforts to rebuild and […]

  • 20 March 2014

    Meemu atoll Muli reclamation project contract was signed on 11th March 2014. The ceremony which was held at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, MP Ahmed Nazim, Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Transport and Contracting Company, Mr. Ahmed Shiyam Ali and Meemu atoll council […]

  • 7 May 2012

    According to, the Members of the Corps of Engineers Mobile District and the Jackson County Port Authority will hold a public hearing Thursday on the environmental aspects of a plan to widen the ship channel from Bayou Casotte to Horn Island. The governing agencies will take public comment on the project that Port Director […]

  • 5 October 2011

    The Kerala government wants to convert Vizhinjam Port near Thiruvananthapuram into a major port but with private operatorship. Thirty-one… By Ruchika Chitravanshi (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, October 5, 2011;

  • 6 December 2011

    The Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply to a question that the Government has identified …   (shippingherald) [mappress] Source: shippingherald, December 6, 2011;

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    NEW DELHI: The government has removed cap on the number of players who can participate in financial bidding for port expansion projects under public private partnership (PPP) to minimise litigations and get better returns. [mappress] Source:,February 17,2010;

  • 11 April 2012

    The new LNP Government allowed the Gladstone Ports Corporation to dredge above its licence conditions over the Easter long weekend. “Then Shadow Environment Minister Andrew Powell made promises during the election campaign that they would take action on the harbour’s many problems but have allowed it to exceed its dredging limit over the Easter weekend,” […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Government must cover the bulk of $13.8 million in damages a pipeline owner faces after faulty Army Corps of Engineers navigational charts led to a collision, a federal judge ruled. A barge owned by Weeks Marine hit and ruptured Contango Operators’ natural gas pipeline on Feb. 24, 2010, while dredging the Atchafalaya Channel […]

  • 21 February 2012

    The Port of Sept-Îles has announced  the financial support of the federal government for the construction of the multi-user dock in the Bay of Sept-Îles with a maximum contribution of $55 million, which is 25% of the project costs. The announcement was made in the presence of the Honorable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and WWF-Australia said today that Australia’s governments are putting the Great Barrier Reef at risk by failing to implement the World Heritage Committee recommendations around rapid industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef. WWF Australia’s Richard Leck, who has been attending the World Heritage Meeting as an observer, said Australia […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Following the release of the United Nations’ World Heritage Council report into the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell has reinforced the Newman Government’s commitment to protecting the world’s largest living organism. “The Great Barrier Reef is an important part of Queensland’s extraordinary natural heritage and the LNP Government will […]