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  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) and the University of the Philippines Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) presented the 2017 to 2032 Pasig River Integrated Strategic Master Plan (PRISM) at Sequoia Hotel on January 24, 2018. “We are pleased that all the workshops called for the validation of the PRISM were well-attended […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The accusation according to which RM100 million had gone missing from Miri Port Authority (MPA) proves not to be true. After the State Legislative Assembly meeting held yesterday, Dato Sri Michael Manyin, Infrastructure Development and Communication Minister, stated that the matter in question brought up by Alan Ling Sie Kiong had been manipulated to bring […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has blatantly exceeded acceptable turbidity levels every day since the LNP Government gave it approval to dredge continuously, says Queensland Greens spokesperson, Dr Libby Connors. Dr Connors says turbidity monitoring stations have recorded excessive turbidity levels every day in Gladstone Harbour since the announcement on June 25 that the GPC was […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced the appointment of financial and legal advisers to oversee the market process for a medium term lease of Australia’s largest container port, the Port of Melbourne. The Coalition Government has appointed joint financial advisers Morgan Stanley and Flagstaff Partners to manage the transaction. Minter Ellison has been appointed […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member for Swansea, Yasmin Catley, is taking the fight for a permanent sand dredging in Swansea Channel to the New South Wales Parliament. The Labor MP will move a notice of motion calling on the state government to guarantee the channel will be navigable, safe and open for recreational use this summer. Swansea MP Yasmin […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is a member of the Dutch-Colombian consortium that is advising the Colombian Ministry of Environment (MADS) on the development of a master plan to protect the coast. The Colombian government is looking for a sustainable and integrated long-term vision for the coast that also takes climate change into account adequately. To counteract coastal erosion, […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced yesterday that a re-elected Conservative government will launch the “Quebec Maritime Prosperity” initiative to foster job creation and support Quebec’s Maritime Strategy. According to him, re-elected Conservative Government will provide funding for the new maritime terminal at the Port of Montreal’s Alexandra Pier, and the expansion of the Ross Gaudreault […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana is working on a $150 million worth coastal protection projects that will deal with persistent tidal flooding and sea erosion problems of the country’s Western Region Districts. The projects, being implemented by various contractors in Ahanta West, STMA and the Shama Districts, are funded by the government of Ghana. Few days ago, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah, […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called on the Commonwealth Government to work with State and local governments to manage coastal erosion across the country. The State Government today released a comprehensive report outlining the scope and scale of coastal erosion across Western Australia, and potential options for managing areas of risk. The report itself […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queensland pride is on the line tonight with wildlife warrior and conservationist Bob Irwin appearing in an advertisement during State of Origin to encourage Queenslanders to stand up and fight to protect the Great Barrier Reef from industrialisation. The advertisement featuring Irwin will be aired in Brisbane and explains the dangers the Reef and its […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft Environmental Impact Statement that proposes dumping Cairns Port dredge spoil on the Great Barrier Reef highlights the Newman Government’s reckless disregard for one of Queensland’s most valuable assets, Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Curtis Pitt, said. Mr Pitt said the EIS was being released as required by legislation. He said it would […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide $1 million in funding to undertake work to improve boating safety, environmental and tourism outcomes at key waterways across the State, Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced today. Mr Humphries said applications for funding under the third round […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor, plans to buy state-owned Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), The Hindu Business Line reports. The move comes after the Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to privatize DCI by selling the government’s 73.47 per cent stake in the country’s largest dredging contractor “DCI would be a […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has welcomed the Quebec government’s announcement introducing the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy. This involves the government’s commitment to support the marine industry with more than $1.5 billion in investments, along with its commitment to sustainably develop the marine economy. “On behalf of the MPA, I enthusiastically welcome this first ever […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Randy Kamp, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge–Mission, announced last week that the Government of Canada is investing in a harbor improvement project at Mission Harbor, British Columbia. “Our Government is pleased to invest in British Columbia harbors. We recognize that harbors […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to extend the Mourilyan breakwater is expected to begin later this month with rock from several local quarries due to arrive soon, according to the Queensland Government’s latest release. Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the $1 million, 60-meter extension works to the breakwater would enhance protection for boaties. “This is great […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, Serge Cormier, on behalf of the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure throughout the Acadian Peninsula. “Investments that help improve communities are a priority for our Government. Small Craft Harbor investments demonstrate […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia is investing $1 million to enhance environmental, recreational and cultural values in the Swan Canning Riverpark. Under the 2018-19 Riverbank Program, riverside land managers, such as local governments, will match the State Government’s contribution, equating to an overall $2 million investment in the Swan Canning Riverpark. Some examples of projects […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Cook Islands Government’s Project Steering Group has developed a near-shore dredging plan to remove sediment from the mouth of the Vai Te Renga Stream (near Pacific Resort), using the sediment along eroded areas of the Muri Lagoon foreshore. This cleanup program is part of the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai water sanitation project. […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Government is taking the next vital step to protect the Great Barrier Reef with the release of details of the plan to ban capital dredge material disposal in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. “We are delivering on our commitment to end this century-old practice. This demonstrates our commitment to the Reef and […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual Dredging & Reclamation Summit, taking place on 15-16 November in Brisbane, will bring together 15 expert speakers to discuss key strategies to improve cost efficiency, reducing lead time and ensuring the sustainability of dredging operations. Ahead of the summit, we caught up with Dr Neil Tripodi, Principal Scientist, Water Assessment and Systems […]

  • 16 January 2014

    The Davao del Norte provincial government has acquired an amphibian backhoe to lead in current fleet of heavy machinery deployed in the dredging of silted rivers which caused flooding when they overflowed after several days of heavy rains. Governor Rodolfo del Rosario, in an interview, said that the amphibian backhoe, worth P28 million, would be […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD) was fined $350,000 in the Provincial Court of British Columbia last week, after pleading guilty to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, in violation of the Fisheries Act, the Government of Canada announces.  The penalty will be directed to the Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund. In […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The State Government might be saddled with just one bidder for the post of port operator for the Vizhinjam seaport project, but fresh enquiries have started coming in from abroad with the government readying to float global tenders for constructing the port, IBN Live reports. Over the past two months, teams representing the governments of […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fight For The Reef campaign today welcomed Premier Campbell Newman’s commitment that his government will “insist” all future dredge spoil will be disposed of onshore and called for the guarantee to be made permanent through a legislated ban. Asked today about dredging and dumping Mr Newman told journalists: “… it is our strong belief […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Russian Government has appointed JSC Mezhregiontruboprovodstroy (MRTS) as the sole contractor for several phases of the Utrenny terminal project. The terminal is to be built on the western coast of the Gydan peninsula in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region. According to the RF Government’s Decree No 1461-р (dated 1 June 2020), Rosatom is to ensure […]