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  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Victorian Coalition Government is investigating the strategic and commercial options for the future of Victoria’s state-owned ports, Treasurer Michael O’Brien confirmed today. “The Coalition Government is carefully considering the future of Victoria’s port assets to ensure they deliver the best return to Victorian taxpayers,” Mr O’Brien said. Mr O’Brien said any future decision on […]

  • 30 November 2012

    The Russian government drops plans to implement the “Murmansk Transportation Node” project through the creation of a management company, under the Murmansk Transportation Node name, reports portnews. The project, which is funded through the federal budget, is underway. Initially, the Murmansk transportation node was projected to handle the commodities such as coal, crude oil, petroleum […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe, on behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister, announced that funding is available for clean-up projects through the Lake Simcoe/South-eastern Georgian Bay Clean-Up Fund. The five-year $29 million fund aims torestore the ecological health of Lake Simcoe and South-eastern Georgian Bay and […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The NSW Government today announced $891,100 in funding to assist local councils to plan for and reduce the impacts of coastal hazards and erosion. Minister for the Environment Robyn Parker said the funds were allocated under the second round of the 2011-2012 Coastal Management Program. “An additional 16 projects have been allocated funds to help […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The government has allocated RM52 million for Phase Two of the Sibu Flood Mitigation Project…   (nst) [mappress] Source: nst, January 6, 2012;  

  • 22 December 2011

    The Union Minister for Shipping, Mr G. K. Vasan stated that as per the National Maritime Agenda (NMA), the government plans to commission at least 4 hub ports, two each on the east coast and west coast. Chennai Port and Visakhapatnam Port on the east coast and Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP) and Cochin Port on […]

  • 27 June 2011

    After years of inordinate delay, the Jammu and Kashmir Government on Saturday signed an agreement for procuring state-of-the-art dredgers… BY ARIF SHAFI WANI (greaterkashmir) [mappress] Source: greaterkashmir, June 27, 2011;

  • 8 September 2011

    The government has envisaged an investment of more than Rs 22,000 crore for setting up nine new major ports in the country over the next … (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, September 8, 2011;

  • 28 April 2011

    Redland City Council will get $10.25million from the State Government to upgrade and dredge the city’s ferry terminals at Toondah… BY JUDITH KERR (baysidebulletin) [mappress] Source: baysidebulletin, April 28, 2011  

  • 3 November 2011

    Rice exports from Kakinada old port, languishing for the past few years without cargo, have gathered momentum and till the end…   (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, November 3, 2011;

  • 22 April 2010

    Piles of garbage forming small islands in the East Flood Canal (KBT) have drawn serious attention from Jakarta capital city government. To overcome that problem, the government has given direct instructions to East and North Jakarta Mayors as well as local heads of urban villages to immediately remove the garbage… [mappress] Source:beritajakarta,April 22,2010;

  • 6 July 2010

    The Rivers State government has banned dredging within Port Harcourt metropolis, comprising Port Harcourt City Council, Obi/Akpo and part… [mappress] Source: 234next, July 7, 2010;

  • 7 February 2011

    At least 1,800 families living along creeks in Manila will be relocated in Bulacan and Rizal as part of a government-private sector effort… By LEONARD D. POSTRADO (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, February 7, 2011;

  • 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 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 […]

  • 14 January 2011

    The NSW Government today announced a further $1.4 million in funding to Sutherland Shire Council to remove sand from Port Hacking’s major… (paulmcleay) [mappress] Source: paulmcleay, January 14, 2011;

  • 24 March 2010

    Chilean government has announced a USD 400 million investment for port infrastructure that is to be upgraded during 2010 to 2013 complementing the private sector investments of USD 340 million done so far till 2008.Chile, which has a great potential of developing tourism and cruise industry along side its sea link… [mappress] Source:commodityonline,March 24,2010;

  • 7 June 2010

    A Liberal MLA from Cape Breton says the Nova Scotia government must put its money where its mouth is if Sydney harbour is to be revitalized.   [mappress] Source: cbc, June 8, 2010;

  • 21 May 2012

    The Central Government is committed to taking all possible measures to ensure that the river Ganga maintains continuous and unpolluted flow. For securing these objectives, a series of steps have been taken by the Government. The process of declaring the stretch from Gaumukh to Uttar Kashi on the river Bhagirathi as an eco-sensitive zone has […]

  • 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 […]