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  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved grant financing for a project that is expected to help communities in the Marshall Islands – already vulnerable to recurring drought and flooding – prepare better for the impact of climate change. The Pacific Resilience Project II will receive a $19.6 million grant for the Marshall […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Marshall Islands, Christopher Loeak, today officially opened the Coastal Causeway Project in Woja Island, Ailinglaplap Atoll, as part of the country’s efforts to build resilience to climate change. The project has involved constructing a rock causeway combined with soft engineering measures to strengthen the vulnerable and narrow road link […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Green Climate Fund (GCF) Executive Director a.i., Javier Manzanares and Laura Tuck, World Bank Vice President for Sustainable Development have signed a project agreement to build the resilience of the Marshall Islands, which is facing an increased force of tropical storms that threaten its sustainability. Manzanares commented: “The Pacific Resilience Project is critical to the future […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank and the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands this week launched two climate change related projects that will increase investments in renewable energy, promote energy efficiency and enhance the country’s resilience to the impacts of climate change. The Marshall Islands is amongst the countries’ most vulnerable to climate change and […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Tonga will begin trialling coastal protection methods to arrest beach erosion and buy more time for communities living near the coast to adapt to climate change. The project in eastern Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga, will focus on six low-lying communities identified as vulnerable to the progressive effects of coastal erosion and sea level […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Gail Shea and Minister of the Environment Leona Aglukkaq opened the first small craft harbour in Nunavut in a ceremony on Baffin Island. “The new harbour in Pangnirtung will benefit the community immensely by supporting local fishers and providing a more efficient and safe marine supply option,” said the Honourable […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Weeks Marine company, engaged in marine construction, dredging and tunneling organizations in the United States and Canada, has christened the third of five ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredgers at the company’s yard in Houma on Monday, the Daily Comet news portal informs. The 15,000 pounds dredger constructed in Honuma, is part of a USD 200 […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Ports Corporation has achieved eleven consecutive years of annual container trade growth through Port Botany – the just released 2011/12 Annual Report confirming container volumes are up by 1 per cent to 2.036 million TEUs. Sydney Ports Chief Executive Officer Grant Gilfillan said the volume of container trade coming through the port of Botany […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia has just released an update on the West Beach and Henley Beach South coastal protection scheme, saying that the sand placement operations started recently and will now continue into spring to build up the dunes in these areas. Adding sand to the foreshore at West Beach is important because it […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Liberal Opposition has called on Minister Hill to provide the full details of cuts to the proposed flood mitigation works at the Glenside Campus. The flood mitigation works proposed for the Glenside Campus formed a major component of the Brownhill and Keswick Creek Flood Mitigation Plan released in 2006. The Flood Mitigation Master Plan […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced four appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board, as the Port Capacity Project surges full steam ahead. Mr Hodgett said he was pleased to renew appointments for Deputy Chair James Cain and Director David Cranwell, and appoint new Directors Alice Williams and Jim Marshall. “I’m pleased to […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Port dredging was the topic of discussion during the meeting of the Alliance for Economic Development for Georgetown County…   By Kelly Marshall Fuller (waccamawtimes) [mappress] Source: waccamawtimes, December 9, 2011; Image: SC Ports Authority

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government will secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline through a $52.4 million commitment in the 2019-20 State Budget to address the devastating erosion along its shoreline. According to the Premier Steven Marshall, this significant package includes $48.4 million allocated to the metropolitan coast consisting of $20 million for additional sand, including approximately 500,000m³ […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    New streets on reclaimed land at Rous Head will be named after a former Fremantle Port Authority general manager, an early container ship and a passenger ship that became a troop carrier during WWII. The 27 hectares of land, reclaimed during the most recent Inner Harbour deepening, will be used for port-related purposes, mostly to […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) said in its latest announcement that they will host a public meetings next week to update communities on the harbor revision order (HRO) needed at Tarbert (Harris) to allow the harbor improvement works to begin. According to the official statement, to prepare for the new ferry that has been procured […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms. While the damage and destruction on Fire Island was immediately evident after the storm, a new U.S. Geological Survey study released today is the first to quantify the […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of the Ferry Landing Stone Wharf in Whitianga is taking another step with Auckland Stone Masons coming down to start rebuilding sections of the wharf wall. This work is planned to start in late October and is expected to last six weeks. The Ferry Landing Wharf is one of the oldest working stone wharves […]

  • 2 May 2012

    According to CBC News, the Halifax Port Authority has acquired close to three acres of land from CN as part of a $35-million expansion of the south-end container terminal. The parcels are on Marginal Road adjacent to the Halterm container pier. “We are not disclosing the price,” Michele Peveril, spokeswoman for the port authority, said […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has inaugurated the new harbor in Nolhivaranfaru Island, South Thiladummadulu Atoll. During the ceremony the President unveiled the monuments placed to inaugurate the island’s new harbor. The Nolhivaranfaru Island’s harbor is 700 feet long and 250 feet wide. During this visit, the President also attended the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is carrying out a shingle recycle at Southsea Beach West in Hampshire to improve the current beach levels. Work, which is due to start on Tuesday, 17th September, will be carried out by Les Searle Plant Hire and Sales Ltd. and should take approximately five days to complete. Hours of work will […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the rock seawall extension at Buffalo Beach in Whitianga will be completed by the end of June, according to Thames-Coromandel District. The rock seawall is being constructed to protect the road, residential properties and the reserve on Buffalo Beach Road from coastal erosion. “We needed the strength of a rock wall here as the beach […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the UAE-based firm, has won a multi-million reclamation contract as part of the projected East Sitra Town scheme.  Housing Minister Basem bin Yacoub Al-Hamer sealed the deal yesterday with NMDC Chairman Mohamed Thani Murshed Al Rumaithi. UAE Ambassador to Bahrain Mohammed Sultan Saif Al-Suweidi also attended the signing ceremony. The […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the last planting of the 54 acres restoration of degraded wetlands on Staten Island’s West Shore. The wetland was successfully restored through the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank pilot program, a first-of-its-kind program in New York City. Mitigation banking provides the opportunity to use public-private financing […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second coastal erosion project in Mercury Bay has begun with a geotextile sandbag wall being built at Brophy’s Beach.  The geotextile bags are currently being dropped off on-site with a total of 660 to be used. The wall is expected to be finished by mid-December. A plan for landscaping work to follow is […]

  • 28 February 2012

    The Senate Corporations Committee will meet today to hear several bills recommended by a legislative commission to encourage development and marketing of Rhode Island’s ports. On the committee’s calendar are three bills that were among the recommendations of the Special Legislative Commission to Study Potential Economic Opportunities in the Development of Port Facilities in Rhode […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL) has awarded a contract to Wallace Stone Consulting Engineers for design development work in advance of the introduction of a new ferry on the ‘Skye Triangle’ in 2018. The work will include design development at Tarbert ferry terminal, owned by CMAL, and Lochmaddy ferry terminal, owned by Comhairle Nan Eilean […]