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  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    To better protect the local native fish habitat landholders along the Murray River are being reminded that unauthorised dredging works, removal of river snags and the destruction of riverbanks is not permitted. Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Supervising Fisheries Officer, Peter Tilbrook, said that current work by the Murray Darling Basin Authority on the Mildura […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Legislature of the Virgin Islands, during a special session held on July 21st, approved a Coastal Zone Management permit to dredge off the St. Thomas for larger cruise ships and legislation allowing the Virgin Islands Port Authority refinance bonds to save interest and fund the port improvements. Bill No. 30-0443, sponsored by the Senate President […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Brig. Gen. C. David Turner toured a dredge with other USACE representatives, including Col. Alan M. Dodd, Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander, while learning about the Miami Harbor expansion project. Located in the heart of downtown Miami, PortMiami is the second largest revenue producing department in Miami-Dade County. It is expected […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms Lilianne Ploumen, and a Dutch Trade Delegation visited Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) on Tuesday, July 8th 2014. The goal was to get an impression of the way South African and Dutch companies and entrepreneurs are working together. In addition, the newly qualified pupils from […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that, in another important legal victory for the State’s coastal protection efforts, a jury has determined that a Harvey Cedars couple should receive $300 as compensation for an easement on their property needed to build a sand dune and beachfront protection project – significantly less than the $800,000 […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State Senate and Assembly have approved five bills designating Chateaugay Lake, Little Ausable River, Great Chazy River, Schroon River and Battenkill as inland waterways making the communities along these water bodies eligible for grants under the New York State Local Waterfront Revitalization Program. The bills were proposed by Senator Betty Little, Assemblywoman Janet Duprey […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Bobby Jindal signed SB 469 legislation that will help continue coastal restoration work and stop unnecessary, frivolous lawsuits. The bill is part of Governor Jindal’s 2014 Legislative Package. The Governor signed SB 469 to clarify that only entities authorized under the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) may bring litigation to assert claims arising out […]

  • 6 June 2014

    The police of Panvel tehsildar confiscated five barges that were conducting illegal mining in the creek between Kharghar and Mansarovar. Apart from the barges, the police arrested 16 workers for taking illegal actions, The Times of India informed. An NGO, Awaaz Foundation, have complained over the dredging activities and expressed their satisfaction over the quick […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Ports Council applauded the U.S. Senate for approving the bipartisan Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA) conference report 91 – 7. The next step will be for the bill to go before the President for final approval. The Florida Ports Council has been in Washington D.C. this week for its spring Fly-In […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly (412 to 4) approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity and economic growth. The House passed the Conference Report to H.R. 3080, the […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the decision by the Australian Marine Park Tourism Operators (AMPTO) to issue a legal challenge to the decision to dump three million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that this challenge […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), issued the following statement after hearing of key details included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRRDA) final conference report: “This legislation will directly impact much of South Louisiana’s communities located in flood zones along the coast by providing protection against hurricanes and flooding. The legislation also […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R) has been named 2014 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem this week hosted senior Dubai official HE Mohammed Al Shaibani at DP World London Gateway port and logistics park in the UK. Mr Al Shaibani is the Director General of the Ruler’s Court of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Foreshore Technology have just returned from Norway after installing a spud leg monitoring system on board “Hector”. “Hector”, built and owned by Wasa Dredging is a Wasa BHD12000 dredger with a 250 ton Hitachi EX2500 that can dredge to a depth of 22 metres. Mats Söderblom of Wasa Dredging said: “We wanted spud monitoring for […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lagos State Government has closed down eight illegal dredging sites in Ikorodu axis of the State. They said that 16 illegal dredgers met on some of the sites were arrested and taken into custody. The Ministry has persistently warned against illegal dredging and has promised stiffer penalties against illegal dredging operators in accordance with […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high profile Kenyan delegation visited Kizad and Khalifa Port this week with a view to benefit from the knowledge and experience that ADPC has accumulated in the last 5 years of planning, execution and completion of Abu Dhabi’s mega-project. The delegation was received at Kizad by Engineer Khaled Salmeen, CEO of Kizad who gave […]

  • 28 February 2014

    In the framework of the forum “Russian-Dutch business meetings” organized by the Kaliningrad Chamber of Commerce and Industry together with the Netherlands Consulate-General in St. Petersburg and Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in the Kingdom of the Nederlands on 19 February 2014 the Dutch delegation met the management of the Kaliningrad Department of the […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Dredging, maintenance, environmental legislation and the Dutch example topped the agenda during a flooding early bird meeting at #NFU14 this morning. The session saw the publication of the NFU’s flooding manifesto, suggesting that farmland and rural communities are too often sacrificed as the lowest priorities when water levels rise. And it provided an opportunity to […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The “I Lift NY” super crane began the last leg of its journey this week, completing its passage through the Panama Canal on Jan. 17 and making its way up the eastern seaboard. The super crane’s voyage began on Dec. 22, and early next month it is expected to arrive in the Port of New […]

  • 23 January 2014

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission have announced completion of a land-transfer agreement with Hanson Aggregates BMC Inc. that secures the long-term preservation of Cogley Island, a 10-acre property in the Allegheny River in Armstrong County. Under the agreement, Hanson transferred the property to the Game Commission as mitigation for potential […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation urged the Army Corps of Engineers to use a portion of the approximately $200 million in funding appropriated for construction of high priority projects as part of the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014 to fix the portions of the Wood River Levee that have been negatively impacted […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has said that the Indian government is making continuous efforts to attract investments in the ports sector for the augmentation of Indian tonnage. He was speaking at a meeting with a high level Belgian delegation in Mumbai yesterday. Over 300 member delegation comprises Her Royal Highness, Princess […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thirteen Great Lakes Senators yesterday have sent a letter to key legislators who will lead the House/Senate conference on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act urging them to include provisions that will bring more Federal dredging dollars back to the Lakes and break the dredging crisis’ stranglehold on shipping on the Fourth Seacoast. Years […]

  • 22 November 2013

    Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (D) has been named 2013 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the nation’s […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On October 17, Augusto da Silva Tomás, the Minister of Transport of Angola, and a delegation of APLOP inspected the container terminal, ore terminal and dry wharf of Lobito Port Expansion Project. Lu Yunpeng, the Deputy General Manager of Angola Regional Management Center made a detailed report on the project construction progress, port staff training […]