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  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $13 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed to New York State to partner with the America Farmland Trust to implement conservation projects in the Delaware River Basin watershed. The funding was allocated through the USDA’s Regional Conservation […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada has just announced a major investment in Small Craft Harbors Infrastructure in the Province of New Brunswick. With more than 76,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government is making investments that will continue to support the growth of this industry and provide economic opportunities for middle-class Canadians. The announcement was made […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington, one of the nation’s leading heavy civil marine construction and dredging companies, has just won two dredging contracts from the government. The first one, worth approx $10.6 million and awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, is for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbor entrance channel. […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iron County Board of Supervisors has awarded the Saxon Harbor dredging contract to M. Jolma Inc. According to The Daily Globe, the Ashland-based company was the lowest of six bidders vying for the project, submitting a bid of $220,542. Commenting this, Iron County Forestry and Parks Administrator, Eric Peterson, said: “We had three bids below the engineers’ estimate (of […]

  • 20 February 2018

    The Government of Western Australia has announced more than $1.6 million in funding is available for strategic coastal planning and management along with projects that improve coastal conditions. Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) grants aim to support the planning and sustainable management of coastal areas vulnerable to risks […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Scotland, has awarded a £10.1m contract to marine, civil engineering and building contractor, L&M Keating Ltd to carry out upgrade works at Lochmaddy Pier in North Uist. Under the contract, Keating will be responsible for completing all civil engineering works for the harbor upgrade project, including pier strengthening and extension, upgraded […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and SSA Marine have reached a long-term agreement for the development and operation of international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The facility, SSA Jacksonville International Gateway Terminal, is an expansion of SSA Marine’s current leasehold at Blount Island and will offer deepwater berthing space to accommodate the larger container ships […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District announced yesterday the award of $387 million for construction of a Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Rehabilitation seepage cutoff wall in Palm Beach, Hendry and Glades counties. According to the Corps, the contract that was awarded Jan. 31, 2019 includes construction of 28.6 miles of cutoff wall, from […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $100 million agreement with National Grid for cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. The milestone settlement will support cleanup work near the head of the Gowanus Canal, including the cleanup and restoration of Thomas Greene Park, as well as the Douglass […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $2.1 million in grants to protect and restore wetlands and streams across California. “Healthy wetlands and streams are key to the vitality of California communities and its economy,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “These projects help to better understand and protect these important resources.” Napa County […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States and the State of Wisconsin have announced three settlements totaling over $4.5 million to resolve claims for the pollution of the Sheboygan River. The Department of Justice reported that the three companies – Tecumseh Products Co., Thomas Industries, Inc., and Wisconsin Public Service Corp –  will resolve claims for natural resource damages at […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors yesterday adopted a 2018 fiscal year financial plan that includes six percent pier container growth, $251.1 million operating revenues, $44.1 million operating earnings, and capital expenditures of $262.3 million. “The Port’s FY2018 financial plan reflects continued success of our state port system, both in volume growth and progress […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen company Subocean has won tens of millions of pounds of funding to allow it to expand overseas. The private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group (LDC)… Source: BBC News, December 21, 2009

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Montrose Port Authority has just announced that it has received a £1.5 million Ports Mode Shift Grant from the Scottish Government. Following on from a period of significant investment for Montrose Port Authority, the funding feeds into the Port’s strategic growth plans which will allow larger cargo vessels to dock in Montrose. The Grant will […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2015 will provide more than $141 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration, and operations and maintenance work in the Central Valley. In addition to work plan funding for Natomas levee improvements design, President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, released February […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives’ authorization of the F-M Area Diversion Project marks the completion of another critical step required to secure federal funding for the Project. Following the end of the government shutdown, one of the House’s first actions was to authorize the Diversion Project as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has agreed the largest single flood risk management contract, a £300 million programme that will reduce flood risk in London and the Thames estuary. The £300 million Thames Estuary Asset Management Programme will deliver the first 10 years of capital investment in flood risk management schemes as recommended by the Thames Estuary 2100 […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $21,253,000 to Weeks Marine, Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Bayport Flare and Houston Ship Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately four million cubic yards of shoaled material from Redfish Reef to Beacon 78 with material being placed […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) together with its partners is working to develop the Portchester to Paulsgrove coastal defense scheme. The scheme, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding and erosion from the sea for the next 100 years, will cover 2.4km of coastline along Portsmouth Harbor from Portchester Castle, along the A27 to Paulsgrove. […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee earlier this week passed the 2020 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, which was amended to include $200 million in funding for Everglades restoration. “The federal government, in the last century, manipulated Florida’s water to bring it to where it wasn’t wanted and now we don’t get the water […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University have announced new grants totaling $1.7 million for seven two-year research projects at universities around the state to support coastal and marine ecosystems, communities and economies. “Following a competitive and rigorous peer-review process, we have selected the seven best research projects that will advance knowledge, […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has approved $1 million in grant awards to eight Virginia localities to upgrade their local ports and waterfront parks, repair and maintain local maritime assets and  spur waterfront development. “Localities throughout the Commonwealth can apply for funding through The Port of Virginia’s Aid to Local Ports Program. The budget for the […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing $68.2 million this year in small craft harbor improvement projects across Newfoundland and Labrador. According to Dominic LeBlanc, the minister who made the announcement, the $68.2 million will be invested in sixteen harbors throughout eastern Newfoundland and the Bay de Verde Peninsula. Five of these harbors will see their investment […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration is making $60 million in competitive grants available for projects along the Lower Passaic River and associated tributaries and the Newark Bay Complex that will improve public access to these waterways and result in restoration of wetlands. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is earmarking $50 million for projects that […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a $65.6 million worth land reclamation contract from the New Port Project Steering Committee (NPPSC). According to the deal, GEM will create 3 million m² of extra terrain for the New Qatar Emiri Naval Base and the new “HAMAD Port”. The contract includes installation […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Sustain Our Great Lakes (SOGL) partners yesterday announced 31 projects selected by the program to receive nearly $12 million in grant funding for ecological restoration in the Great Lakes basin. With a focus on improving the quality and connectivity of stream, wetland and coastal habitats, this investment will help protect, restore and enhance the […]