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  • 31 January 2014

    From January 27, two new Inshore Fisheries and Conservation byelaws are in force to protect sensitive reef and seagrass features in internationally important marine areas. The byelaws, made by the Southern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA), protect the locally and internationally important habitats of seagrass and rocky reef habitats within Marine Protected Areas, in […]

  • 20 December 2013

    New Marine Management Organisation (MMO) byelaws have been announced today (Friday 20 December) to protect vulnerable marine species and habitats in 4 areas around England. The byelaws are being put in place with immediate effect to protect sensitive reef features in certain European marine sites (EMS) from possible damage by bottom-towed fishing. The management measures […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Top specialists of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) had a meeting with Vizhinjam project stakeholders here on Tuesday to assure them that the environmental impact assessment study being done for the project would conform to the performance standards the IFC had set for itself. The visit of Isabella Paris and Bhanu Mehrotra, senior environmental specialist […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    IFC – International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a $37 million loan to MV Cargo to support the construction of a new grain terminal at the Black Sea Port of Yuzhny. IFC’s financing will allow the company to build a terminal capable of handling up to 5 million tons […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the $1.5 billion Tema Port expansion project are expected to begin on the 1st October 2016, reports the Ghana Ports & Harbors Authority. The project, which will enable the development of an ultra-modern state-of-the-art port facility, is set for completion by the 4th quarter of 2019. The immediate cash flow needed for the 1.5 billion port […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michael V. Harding, CPESC, CESSWI, a senior consultant for Geosyntec based in California, is an invited speaker at two upcoming workshops to be held in New England this month on the topic of erosion and sediment control. In the first, Mr. Harding will conduct a Nov. 19 workshop, “Guide on How to Conduct Erosion and […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences (IOCAS), Qingdao, has taken delivery of a Chelsea SeaSoar towed oceanographic system. The sale has been facilitated through Chelsea’s agents China ORES Co Ltd. The purchase of the SeaSoar system satisfies the requirement of the IOCAS for a large payload towed oceanographic vehicle capable of undulating down […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chris Charman has been appointed as Chief Executive of IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) taking over from Hugh Williams who is retiring. He will take up the position on 3 December 2012. IMCA is the international trade association for offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies with about 850 members in over 60 countries all around […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, focused on the continuous development of design and construction activities for the specialist maritime sector, had a few speakers at the recent IMCA Annual Seminar, highlighting the company’s marine expertise. The IMCA Annual Seminar 2014 was held at the Landmark Hotel in London in late November, on the theme ‘Where next for the offshore and marine industry?’. […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The Chief Executive of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), Hugh Williams, 59, has announced his intention to stand down at the end of 2012 after 10 years in post. IMCA is the international trade association for offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies with about 850 members in over 60 countries all around the world. […]

  • 23 May 2011

    A top official of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department (IFCD) has tentatively set December this year as the deadline for completion o… (thesangaiexpress) [mappress] Source: thesangaiexpress, May 23, 2011;

  • 14 November 2011

    Some residents living along riverbanks of Tigum River, including a portion of the Iloilo Flood Control Project (IFCP) in Pavia, Iloilo are…   (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, November 14, 2011;

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans have been unveiled by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to further reduce the risk of tidal flooding in the Isca Road area of Caerleon. The proposals will see the defenses in Isca Road and Lulworth Road, Caerleon, improved by creating new flood walls and raising and replacing parts of the existing flood walls and embankments. […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering a loan which would fund over half of Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd’s (GPPL) new expansion project. According to the Business Standard, the IFC is considering a US$170m loan to part fund the proposed US$303m expansion project. This development project will include building a new liquid cargo berth, expansion […]

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Work on the second largest contract of the Panama Canal Expansion Program has begun. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) issued consortium FCC-ICA-Meco the Notice to Commence the fourth and final dry excavation (PAC-4) contract… [mappress] Source: MarineLink, January 26, 2010

  • 26 September 2011

    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has provided $80 million for the expansion of the Tecon Salvador container terminal. (portworld) [mappress] Source: portworld, September 26, 2011

  • 16 November 2009

    Mumbai: International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, will work with the Kerala Government to develop a greenfield port that will create jobs while addressing the state’s trade and transportation capacity needs… Source: DNA, November 15, 2009;

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representatives from the multilateral institutions financing the Panama Canal Expansion Program visited today the new locks project construction in the Pacific side as part of their regularly scheduled visits. Experts from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the European Investment Bank (EIB), Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), International Financing Corporation (IFC) and the Andean Development […]

  • 30 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A consortium of Spain’s FCC, Mexico’s ICA and Costa Rica’s Meco has won the final Panama Canal dry-excavation contract with a US$ 267.8 million bid. The consortium beat Belgium’s Jan de Nul, Brazil’s Oderbrecht and the… Source: International Construction, December 30, 2009 [mappress]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Essar Ports Ltd. today announced its audited results for the financial year 2013-14 and for quarter ended March 2014. Mr. Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “We have started receiving many pending approvals which will ensure early commissioning of our pending projects. With the Start of Operations in Vizag terminal and proposed Commissioning […]

  • 11 April 2012

      Abigroup has been awarded Contractor of the Year at the prestigious International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) annual awards event held in Las Vegas. In addition Abigroup’s Banora Point Upgrade Alliance (BPUA) has won the Environmental Achievement Award at the same event. The Contractor of the Year Award recognises those contractors who demonstrate excellence in […]

  • 15 December 2011

    The operator of the largest cruise liner to dock at Cairns has renewed a call to dredge the shipping channel and the swing basin…   By Nick Dalton (cairns) [mappress] Source: cairns, December 15, 2011;

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) is inviting private sector participation to enter into a Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement for the development of Tibar Bay Port. GoTL said that it will conduct a “competitive bidding process to select a qualified and experienced investor/operator to design, build, co-finance, and operate the project.” The formal tender documents […]

  • 1 August 2012

    After winning a tender on December 15, 2011, APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas S.A. de C.V. has now signed a 32-year concession contract with the Port Authority of the Port of Lazaro Cardenas (APILAC) for the design, financing, construction, operation, and maintenance of a new specialized container terminal at the port. APM Terminals will start construction […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Port operator Gujarat Pipapav Port Ltd (GPPL) may get a loan of up to $170 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank, reports vccircle.com. GPPL is considering expansion of the Pipavav Port’s current facilities in two phases. All facilities will be located within existing premises and port […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Empresas ICA, S.A.B. de C.V., the largest infrastructure and construction company in Mexico, has signed a contract with Conagua, the National Water Commission, to build the Churubusco-Xochiaca water tunnel in Mexico City and Mexico state. The Ps. 2,566 million fixed-price contract was awarded through a domestic bidding process. Construction will be completed over a term […]