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  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Working Group is sponsoring a workshop on Wednesday (August 31) in Jensen Beach to engage the public in the Lake Okeechobee Watershed project (LOW). The purpose of the LOW project is: to improve the quantity and timing of water entering Lake Okeechobee and the northern estuaries; to improve regional water […]

  • 27 December 2010

    The presence of sales tax and income tax officials during the auction for sand dredging sites in Pune resulted in a comparatively low … By Shailendra Paranjpe (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, December 27, 2010;

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Novel research within WAMSI’s Dredging Science Node will redefine how current dredged sediment transport models predict key pressure parameters such as sediment deposition rates within ecologically significant marine habitats. Sediment deposition and subsequent smothering of marine habitats such as corals and seagrasses is one of the mechanisms by which dredging can impact on the environment. […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River on August 15-22, 2014. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 7-18, 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, said in its latest announcement.  Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity […]

  • 14 February 2012

    London Convention (LC) and its 1996 Protocol (LP) are global conventions to protect the marine environment and the most widely applicable legislative instruments for the regulation of the disposal of dredged material at sea. CEDA actively participates in the work of the LC/LP where it represents WODA. Through feedback from participants in regional workshops LC/LP […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Low water levels on the Mississippi River, far from this spring’s record-setting flood stages, are causing problems at Southeast Missouri po… By Melissa Miller (semissourian) [mappress] Source: semissourian, October 19, 2011;

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low water levels in the upper reaches of the Mississippi River are not affecting operations within the Port of New Orleans, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the Congressionally-authorized 45-foot deep channel on the Lower Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, La., to the mouth of the River. “We do not anticipate any […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The UK Government has decided to extend the current one year transition period for low risk maintenance dredging activities for a further two years in respect of English waters. Under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2012, which comes into force on 6 April 2012, the transitional period has been extended […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low water levels, not low funds, maybe the biggest threat to the 2013 boating season in New Buffalo’s 1,000-vessel recreational harbor. “The water level is 17 inches below what it was this time last year. That’s huge, almost a foot and a half. We’ve broken the record low since the Army Corps of Engineers has […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Governor Pat Quinn and other Illinois officials are very concerned about the current condition of the Mississippi River, especially around St. Louis area, reports cbslocal.com. Quinn stated: “We’ve asked the Army Corps of Engineers to initiate immediately blasting and dredging to help make the river a little deeper. We’ve also asked that the Missouri River, […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Levels of certain chemicals used in forestry, agriculture and fish farming are low in marine sediment off Scotland, research published recently by Scotland’s environment watchdog shows. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s (SEPA) has published two reports on the presence of chemicals in marine sediments, resulting from its surveillance monitoring programmes in 2008 and 2009. Occurrence […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Currently, Lake Superior is three inches below the level it was at this date, last year. Overall, Superior is 13 inches below average. Lakes Huron and Michigan are currently 15 inches below last year’s levels, and 26 inches below average, overall. The below average levels on the Great Lakes are being blamed, in large part, […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Gov. Rick Snyder’s recognition on the importance of boat harbors to Michigan tourism and local communities last week was good news to state Rep. Greg MacMaster, who has been working to secure dredging funds for the past two years. The Kewadin lawmaker followed up this week by sending a letter to the governor offering to […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Members of the Mississippi River Commission met yesterday to discuss the results of their low water inspection tour, according to kfvs12.com. Members say they’re extremely concerned because the river is at a near record low. During this meeting in Caruthersville, R.D. James of the Mississippi River Commission said: “The unofficial 28 day forecast is for […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River from August 8-19, 2016. Seven public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas […]

  • 24 May 2011

    Low water levels in the Upper Great Lakes are keeping ships riding higher than usual. Less cargo means more trips and more expenses. Mike Si… (businessnorth) [mappress] Source: businessnorth, May 24, 2011;

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 12-23, 2013. Seven public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Richard Durbin held a meeting in Alton, Illinois, with Members of Congress, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, navigation stakeholders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard to address the low-water situation on the Mississippi River. At the meeting, it was announced that the Corps will begin work tomorrow to blast […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a result of last year’s drought, stretches of the Upper Mississippi River have approached record lows. These low water levels have jeopardized commercial barge traffic shipping agricultural and energy commodities on the river. Recent rock blasting and dredging by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and rainfall in the near-term forecast are expected to […]

  • 8 July 2011

    Unsuspecting holidaymakers are risking serious injury or worse when travelling by boat near the mouth of the Myall River, locals have warned…   (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, July 8, 2011;

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Mowat Centre study conducted for the Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) finds that if water levels remain low on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River they will have a negative economic impact on the region that could reach $18 billion by 2050. Following nearly three decades of higher than […]

  • 28 October 2011

    The Danube, Europe’s second longest river, is one of the most poorly navigable rivers on the continent. Despite the EU’s Danube Strategy, th… By Marloes de Koning (presseurop) [mappress] Source: presseurop, October 28, 2011

  • 3 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    AMSTERDAM–Some shareholders of Smit Internationale NV (SMIT.AE) Wednesday said a revised takeover offer from Royal Boskalis NV (BOKA.AE) that has been recommended by Smit’s board and management still undervalued the Dutch maritime service provider, continuing a split that has caused one Smit board member to stand down. Source: The Wall Street Journal, February 3, 2010

  • 6 September 2011

    The Ministry of Shipping has indicated that it is not in favour of a proposal of the disinvestment… (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, September 6, 2011;

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. John Peabody and St. Louis District Commander Col. Chris Hall met with state and local representatives yesterday in Alton, HI., to discuss current and fixture actions the Coips will take to maintain a safe and reliable navigation channel during low water. The meeting, […]