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  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, called on the Deputy Prime Minister for Government assistance to resolve the long term coastal protection challenges faced by Penzance and the Isles of Scilly following severe storm damage last month. Mr George has long supported calls for an […]

  • 10 March 2014
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    Last week, the director of Slovenian Maritime Administration (SMA) Jadran Klinec and Luka Koper’s Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič signed a letter of intent in order to provide a comprehensive collaboration with a special emphasis on the following issues: – regular forms of professional collaboration (appointment of a work group); – collaboration in the […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Dublin Port Company has lodged a planning application with An Bord Pleanála for its Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project. The application is being made under the Planning and Development Act and follows a twelve month consultation with industry, government, customer and community stakeholders. The ABR Project involves an application to An Bord Pleanála for permission […]

  • 7 March 2014
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    The Jan de Nul and Dredging International joint venture has won the the Ghent-Terneuzen navigation canal dredging contract. The main goal of this maintenance dredging project, worth approximately EUR 9.3 mln, is to ensure correct depths of the mentioned canal. The Ghent–Terneuzen canal is a waterway which links Ghent in Belgium to the port of […]

  • 6 March 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the Federal Senate’s strong message to Environment Minister Greg Hunt that dumping dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters is unacceptable. The Senate passed a motion calling on the Abbott Government to revoke its approval of the Abbot Point coal port expansion. The Senate will also vote […]

  • 5 March 2014
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    European countries need to join forces to manage flood risks in the future. By 2050, the financial losses caused by floods may exceed current levels five times over. That is the conclusion of a study from the VU University in Amsterdam involving Deltares. This European research project linked four types of models: river-water discharges, financial […]

  • 5 March 2014
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    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 […]

  • 3 March 2014
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    In 2013 the Port of Hamburg achieved total throughput of 139 million tons. That represents growth of 6.2 percent. Both general cargo handling totalling 96.8 million tons (+ 5.7 percent) and bulk cargo handling at 42.3 million tons (+ 7.2 percent), ensured above-average growth for Germany’s largest universal port. “The Port of Hamburg‘s throughput trend […]

  • 3 March 2014
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    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 […]

  • 28 February 2014
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    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co, Ltd. has recently won the bid for the development works on Phase 1 of Toutang operation zone of Tianyang area of Baise Port, with a planned construction period of 12 months. Located in Tianyang County, Baise City, the project involves construction of Berth 9# and 10#, the corresponding rear land, […]

  • 27 February 2014
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    Canal and River trust welcomed proposals unveiled by Birmingham City Council (BCC) for the creation of a new canal quarter as part of the city’s vision for using HS2 as a catalyst for regeneration and growth. “We have been leading the work, alongside BCC and other partners, to ensure the development of HS2 in Birmingham […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The World Bank (WB) has praised consultancy services of NESPAK upon successful completion of Al-Khawbah Fishery Port Project in Yemen. The project is located at one of the most remote areas of Al-Hodeidah Governorate in Yemen. The project comprised site preparation and demolition works, construction of south breakwater, new 80-metre-long landing quay wall, marine signalisation, […]

  • 27 February 2014
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    Murray-Darling Basin irrigators and communities will receive economic and environmental benefits after the Queensland and New South Wales Governments inked the Intergovernmental Agreement on Implementing Water Reform in the Murray-Darling Basin and an amended National Partnership Agreement. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said he had fought hard to secure the best possible […]

  • 27 February 2014
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    A computer model developed, in part, by University of Florida researchers can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly save millions of dollars. Researchers used erosion data following tropical storms and hurricanes that hit Santa Rosa Island, off Florida’s Panhandle, and sea-level rise […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Cavotec has won three orders worth a total of more than EUR 28 million for MoorMaster™ automated mooring systems at applications in Australia, Canada and Denmark, one of which – for the St. Lawrence Seaway in Canada – is the largest to date for MoorMaster™, and one of the biggest projects in the history of […]

  • 25 February 2014
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    The Alberta Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA) will be hosting their annual general meeting and conference named “Back to the Future: Adaptive Reclamation Management”, from February 26 to 28, 2014 at the Sheraton in Red Deer, Alberta. “As reclamation practitioners across all sectors, we take on challenges of reclaiming developed lands to […]

  • 24 February 2014

    General Ports Administration, state company running the port of Buenos Aires has inked a contract to adapt the port to cope with the dominant new generation of giant ships, reports buenosairesherald. AGP aims to spend US$700 million to adapt the port of Buenos Aires to the Panama Canal parameters. The plans to upgrade the port […]

  • 21 February 2014
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    The first ships have yet to arrive, but already there is plenty of activity amid the sand and the dunes. Rotterdam, Europe’s biggest port, has just reclaimed 2,000 hectares of land from the North Sea to expand its gateway by a staggering 20%. Reduced to rubble during the Second World War, Rotterdam quickly blossomed in […]

  • 18 February 2014
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    The European Union is set to support with €4 million from the TEN-T Programme adjustment works on the Ferrarese waterway, in order to improve the economic efficiency and competitiveness of inland navigation in the region. The project, selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Programme, aims, within the framework of the Mediterranean corridor, to […]

  • 16 February 2014
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    Australia: BAM Clough Bags Port Hedland Wharf Contract Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has awarded the BAM Clough Joint Venture (BAM Clough) a design and construction contract for a fifth iron ore loading berth at its Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia.   UK: Environment Agency Clears River Blockages The Environment Agency has […]

  • 14 February 2014

    According to MNP Group, FSUE Rosmorport will ink a design and construction contract with Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard for three trailing suction hopper dredgers for Russian ports (Ust-Luga, Big Port St. Petersburg and Tuapse). The technical design for these vessels was developed by the Dutch company Damen, reports portnews.ru. Krasnoye Sormovo is one of Russia’s oldest […]

  • 13 February 2014
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    The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), owner of the Potomac Water Filtration Plant, has been sued in federal court for polluting the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay in violation of the Clean Water Act. Attorneys from Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), on behalf of the Potomac Riverkeeper, together with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), filed […]

  • 13 February 2014
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    With the skill of a surgeon, crews are meticulously dredging the Buffalo River, ridding it of decades of contamination, setting the stage for the restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife, improved water quality and enhanced public access. 24 hours a day, six days a week, between late June and December, operators dredge the river […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has hosted a visit from senior officials at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The visit which took place on Sunday 9 February was led by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi CEO, ADPC. The VIP visitors included US Commissioner Thomas Winkowski, and other senior members of staff from the organization. The […]

  • 11 February 2014
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    The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg yesterday visited areas of Somerset affected by recent flooding. The Deputy Prime Minister met with the flood action group at their headquarters in Stoke St Gregory to thank volunteers for all the important work they are doing, and saw the effects of the floods on homes in the Burrowbridge […]

  • 11 February 2014
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    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking comments on two reports. One describes the extent of soil and groundwater contamination at the Holcim Inc. property along the Spokane River in Spokane Valley. The second evaluates cleanup options for the site. Ecology will host a public meeting at Thursday, Feb. 13, at CenterPlace Regional Event Center, […]