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  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. and the University of Hawaii (UH) have jointly developed a novel autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that can effectively deploy seafloor sensing equipment by combining features of a free-swimming AUV and those of a bottom crawling vehicle. This ‘hybrid’ autonomous underwater vehicle is called the Bottom-Skimming AUV, or B-SAUV. The B-SAUV is […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new slips at Port Allen Small Boat Harbor opened last week, the State of Hawaii’s Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) said in their latest release.  This $3.8 million project was initially scheduled to start in April 2017 and was delayed due to permitting requirements. The DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is conducting a three month project to restore sand to approximately 1,730 feet of shoreline from the west end of the Kuhio Beach crib walls, near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, to the existing Royal Hawaiian groin between the Royal Hawaiian and Sheraton Waikiki hotels. Beach maintenance […]

  • 28 November 2013

    On the orders of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay, the city’s Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) on Wednesday started to conduct dredging operations at the Makati Diversion Channel where the Calatagan and Ayala Creeks intersect, as part of intensified flood control measures being undertaken by the city government. The mayor said priority […]

  • 18 May 2011

    Grand Marais is getting an big boost from Michigan to build the breakwall in the harbor… By Vicky Crystal (uppermichiganssource) [mappress] Source: uppermichiganssource, May 18, 2011;

  • 18 August 2010

    People in Grand Marais still want something done about their breakwater in the harbor…   (uppermichiganssource) [mappress] Source: uppermichiganssource, August 19, 2010;

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) is beginning dredging work on two stormwater ponds that clean polluted stormwater that runs off city streets in Minneapolis and Edina. The Southwest Bde Maka Ska Pond in Minneapolis filters runoff before it enters Bde Maka Ska (formerly known as Lake Calhoun) and the Pamela Park Pond Cell 1 in Edina […]

  • 29 August 2011

    Governor Rick Snyder was in Grand Marais recently, coming face-to-face for the first time with the harbor he helped save… By Noël McLaren (uppermichiganssource) [mappress] Source: uppermichiganssource, August 29, 2011;

  • 29 September 2011

    Canamex Resources Corp.announces that it has commenced stream sediment sampling for gold on its Aranka North property located 120 – 140km northwest of Georgetown, Guyana. River reconnaissance has indicated excellent river access up the Waini and Imotai Rivers into the heart of the property. A base camp is being established at Maka Falls where historical […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The five terminals of Pasig River Ferry System have been rehabilitated by Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in preparation for its opening on April. “We have started the rehabilitation because some of the ferry terminals have already deteriorated and neglected after its operations stopped,” said Engr. Emma Quiambao, director of the MMDA’s Sewerage Management Office […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The West Bengal government has taken initiatives to dredge Muriganga River to facilitate round-the-clock ferry services to Gangasagar Mela, PTI India reports.  The work, once complete, will also reduce travel time between the ferry jetties and Sagar Island in South 24 Parganas. Every year on Makar Sankranti (January 14), thousands of pilgrims gather at Sagar […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Metro Manila Council (MMC), composed of Metro Manila Mayors, announced that the operation of ferry service along the Pasig River will start on April 28. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino said the on-going rehabilitation involved the dredging of the low portions of river and the repainting of the pontoons. Given only […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of Little Lake Harbor, located on Lake Superior about 30 miles east of Grand Marais in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The contract, for $265,500, was awarded to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, Muskegon, Mich. This is one of seven dredging contracts to […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) have signed a $154 million contract for the Dar es Salaam port expansion program. Under this capital development scheme, which will be implemented in the next three years, berths No 1-7 will be strengthened and deepened to 15.5 meters. The upgrading of the berths will […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The President of Senegal, His Excellency Makky Sall yesterday visited DP World’s flagship facility in Jebel Ali where he was received by DP World Chairman, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. DP World has operated DP World Dakar since 2008, and has invested in building new capacity at the facility, doubling capacity in 2011 to […]

  • 25 November 2010

    A Belgian firm involved in various dredging projects both here and abroad has urged the residents of Metro Manila, especially those living in the Marikina Watershed, to take good care of the Pasig River. According to Belgian company Baggerwerken Decloedt & Zoon (BDZ), all government and private sector efforts in cleaning the metro waterway will […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and four social/tourism ports under its maritime sector in the last two years. In 2016 alone, 68 projects amounting to $59.2 million were completed, which include port […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) and the University of the Philippines Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) presented the 2017 to 2032 Pasig River Integrated Strategic Master Plan (PRISM) at Sequoia Hotel on January 24, 2018. “We are pleased that all the workshops called for the validation of the PRISM were well-attended […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday continued its quarterly “Estero Blitz” in an effort to clear the creeks and waterways of Metro Manila and avoid the recurrence of dangers brought by calamities like ‘Ondoy.’ MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino led yesterday’s morning resumption of the cleanup and dredging operations at the heavily-silted Estero De Vitas […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to approve a package of bipartisan bills to protect vulnerable coastal and Great Lakes communities impacted by climate change. The package includes bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer that would provide dedicated resources to Native American tribes living in coastal areas to support their efforts to mitigate […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a true measure of bipartisan and bicameral teamwork, state Sen. Tom Casperson, (R-Escanaba) and Rep. John Kivela (D-Marquette) have worked together to secure funding to dredge the Marquette Harbor. Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation last week to spend $21 million on emergency dredging of 58 harbors, including ten marinas in the Upper Peninsula: the […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it has dredged more than 70 percent of its annual target for waterways in the metropolis as of last month, although it admitted it could have done more if the agency is not hamstrung by budgetary constraint, limited manpower and heavy equipment. “To date, the agency has completed […]

  • 20 July 2012

    A Committee has been constituted to scale up private investment in Inland Waterways Sector under the Secretary, Planning Commission. The Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, DG of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and a representative of Department of Economic Affairs will be the members. This Committee would undertake a systematic effort to identify new areas […]

  • 11 May 2012

    APM Terminals’ European Director of Port Investments and Projects Michiel Ybema proposed a systematic approach to analyzing and enhancing container port productivity on the Sea of Marmara at the 4th Annual Port Financial International Black Sea Conference held in Istanbul recently. The Sea of Marmara lies between the Aegean and Black Seas astride an increasingly […]