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  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Upper Township Mayor Richard Palombo this week gave an update on the $64 million Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging project to replenish sand on the township’s beaches. “The north end from Hawthorn Avenue is done, the beach is tremendous in size, pipes are removed, walking paths over the dunes are complete and everything really looks unbelievable. […]

  • 25 February 2013

    The following is the “Mayor’s Update”, an open letter to Ocean City taxpayers from Mayor Jay Gillian: “One week ago, I submitted my administration’s budget to City Council. It is a responsible and sound plan that maintains service levels at a reasonable cost to the taxpayers. Earlier this year, with City Council’s input, we cooperatively […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leaders of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI), a mayoral-led effort to create a coordinated voice for the Mississippi River, and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced several breakthroughs during a first of its kind Mississippi River Economy Summit, which was hosted by MRCTI, the Delta Regional Authority, and the City of Memphis […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia yesterday announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway. The […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Low water levels that are restricting shipping traffic and causing barges to run aground are causing concerns at Kingsville Harbour. Nelson Santos, the Kingsville mayor, believes that, in dealing with the harbour problems, unresolved ownership questions should get priority, reports “That area is still owned, I believe, by the federal government. That’s an area […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian discussed the long awaited south end beach replenishment project in his weekly address, posted on Friday, January 23, on the City’s website. “Yesterday the Administration attended a preconstruction meeting for the south end beach replenishment project. Although complete specifics are not available yet, I am able to confirm and expand on […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian will present the 2015 budget to Ocean City Council at its meeting Thursday night, February 12 at City Hall, the mayor said in his weekly address posted on the City’s website. He also announced a few brief project updates: – Back Bay/Lagoon Dredging: “We are currently out to bid to remove material […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley, acting in her role as Vice Chairperson of the South Carolina Beach Advocates organization, traveled to Columbia, SC on March 31 to participate in a hearing on “Dedicated State Funding for Beach Preservation”. During her remarks, Mayor Hatley said that the economic benefits resulting from beach preservation or renourishment […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, is calling out the politics being played on the waterways by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch. “We waited five months for the NSW Government to approve a funding grant to support the Central Coast Council’s dredging program, an announcement that was made […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast’s response to damage from ex-tropical Cyclone Oma has been first-class, with Mayor Tom Tate praising officers for the $150,000 repair program at key oceanfront locations. The Queensland’s city faced severe erosion risks over a five-day period as the tropical low hovered offshore last month. Waves exceeding eight meters were recorded […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed signed an agreement yesterday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing a three-year environmental feasibility study of the Proctor Creek watershed. Mayor Reed was joined by Brigadier General C. David Turner, Commander of the South Atlantic Division of the Corps of Engineers, for the bill signing in […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Her Worship, The Mayor of Conwy, Councillor Anne Roberts dodged the showers to preside over the naming ceremony of ‘The Little Orme’, the cutter suction dredger bought jointly by Quay Marinas and The Crown Estate to tackle siltation at Conwy Quays and Deganwy Quays Marinas. The Mayor christened ‘The Little Orme’ with a bottle of […]

  • 11 April 2011

    The city government of Manila has filed a P4.5-billion plunder case against former Manila Mayor and former Environment Secretary Joselito… (manilatimes) [mappress] Source: manilatimes, April 11, 2011

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today visited Jebel Ali Port and was welcomed by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, who explained to the Mayor how DP World’s massive London Gateway port and logistics park project is modelled on Jebel Ali. During their meeting and a tour of the port, Mr Johnson was […]

  • 22 January 2012

    The devastation left by Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City has challenged Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to pursue the dredging…   (inquirer) [mappress] Source: inquirer, January 22, 2012;

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cebu City Mayor, Edgardo Labella, met the officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City Engineering District and City Hall Department earlier today, July 15,  to discuss a plan to implement massive dredging of the different rivers and waterways in the city. According to a Facebook post by the Cebu City […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Davao City Mayor, Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio, has decided to terminate the Mega Harbor project, a joint venture agreement signed by her father, the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, with the Mega Harbor Port and Development Corporation. In her statement, Duterte-Carpio said that they have informed the Mega Harbor Port and Development Corporation on July 19 […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown has inked an agreement with Japanese giant NEC, which will bring cutting-edge technology to the Capital City. In Tokyo on 23 May, Mayor Wade-Brown signed a Memorandum of Collaboration with Mr Takayuki Morita, Executive Vice President of NEC Corporation. Representatives from NEC’s New Zealand headquarters were also present. Mayor Wade-Brown visited […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Folly Beach, also known as “The Edge Of America” is in need of renourishment. According to, toward the initial environmental engineering work $400,000 was approved for the project, but Folly Beach still needs another $15 million so the work on developing the construction fund could start. “Construction funds actually puts dirt on the […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Mayor Dianne Watts and her Surrey First Team are calling on Port Metro Vancouver to immediately approve a minimum of an additional 1.3 …   By Kelly Sinoski (vancouversun) [mappress] Source: vancouversun, November 17, 2011;

  • 26 March 2012

    Tauranga’s Mayor Stuart Crosby has made the first local pledge in support of Earth Hour as part of the global campaign to dare the world to save the planet – ‘I will if you will.’ The international theme of Earth Hour 2012 is being embraced by Bayfair Shopping Centre this month, which in partnership with […]

  • 16 November 2011

    The mayor of Surrey wants to see at least a metre and half dredged from the Fraser river in order to create over a thousand jobs…   By Shane Woodford (cknw) [mappress] Source: cknw, November 16, 2011;

  • 3 February 2011

    The Galway Port Development Plan is an “ambitious” project which will help open up the entire region and secure Galway’s sustainable … By Martina Nee (advertiser) [mappress] Source: advertiser, February 3, 2011;

  • 6 December 2013

    Mayor Antonino Calixto is committed to find common ground with the City Council over the city’s 300 has. reclamation project. He will be meeting with the members of the City Council to thresh out the issues raised by the councilors in Resolution No. 3059 and to find how both parties can move forward. The mayor […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The north end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ, is a year ahead of schedule, Mayor Jay Gillian said in his latest announcement. “I am happy to announce that the Army Corps of Engineers will return to Ocean City this fall to rebuild our north end beaches. The project comes at no cost to […]

  • 8 December 2011

    In her inaugural address, Delta Mayor Lois Jackson highlighted some key environmental, infrastructure and economic projects the municipality…   More info: southdeltaleader By Christine Lyon [mappress] Source: southdeltaleader, December 8, 2011;