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  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    During the Minister of Infrastructure Jernej Vrtovec’s recent visit to the Port of Koper, the management board of Luka Koper has introduced the latest info about their ongoing and future infrastructural projects to the minister. The ministerial delegation took an overview, among other things, of the construction of the new garage, the almost completed ro-ro […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Rebecca Pow visited the Wallasea Nature Reserve yesterday to see first-hand the extensive efforts to help the coast and its wildlife adapt in the face of climate change. The Minister was touring the Essex site ahead of the introduction of the landmark Environment Bill in the near future, which will address the biggest […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Lifford Town of County Donegal, Ireland, today to meet with local councilors and other groups to discuss ongoing plans to deal with various flooding issues. During the visit, the Minister outlined the plans currently underway by […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced the signing of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Centre, Co. Donegal. Commenting the signing of the contract with contractor ABCO/Fugro […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of one of the biggest flood defense schemes in the country was officially launched by the Environment Minister in Hull on Thursday, 16 May. The £42 million Hull Frontage Flood Defense scheme will see the height of defenses raised along more than 4 miles of the Humber foreshore from St Andrew’s Quay and Victoria […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, has announced plans to reduce the incidents of flooding across the country through channel improvement works, Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  Briefing the media in Accra about some of those interventions, the Sector Minister said that the works are ongoing under the […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, visited Rotterdam to meet Damen Shipyards Group and other Dutch maritime industry leaders on January 28, 2019. At this major event, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen heard presentations from Damen, Van Oord and other key representatives of the country’s thriving maritime industry. The presentations took place on a […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new flood defenses. Funded by £10.8m central government grant-in-aid funding, the wave reflection wall defense will reduce flood risk to 11,400 homes and has a design life of 100 years, taking into consideration climate change and sea level rise. Led by […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, launched the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF) yesterday, a 10-year national program that will invest $2 billion in projects that help communities better withstand natural hazards such as floods, seismic events and droughts. DMAF will support large-scale infrastructure projects with a minimum cost of $20 million like […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport in the Government of Canada, chaired a roundtable in Ottawa with Canada Port Authorities earlier this week to discuss the port authority system and what Transport Canada can do to ensure this country is well positioned to innovate and compete for years to come. “Ports are a critical part of […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Michael Creed TD, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, yesterday announced details of a €2.2 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 52 development and repair projects on harbors and slipways owned by them. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Joe Ghartey, the Ghanaian Minister for Railways Development, paid a working visit to the Tema Port Expansion Project Site on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The visit came after Ghartey’s meeting with the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority and the Meridian Port Services Limited on January 30 at the Ministry of Railways Development, where they discussed issues relating […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today introduced the Marine and Coastal Bill 2017 – a new legislation to provide a better future for Victoria’s coastal and marine environments. The bill has been developed in close consultation with communities and organisations working to look after marine and coastal areas, as well as the […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem recently met with Ecuador’s Minister of Foreign Trade, Pablo Campana, at the global trade enabler’s flagship Jebel Ali Port and Free Zone in Dubai. The visit follows the ground-breaking ceremony held in September this year to mark the start of DP World’s construction of a […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Actor and Jana Sena Party (JSP) founder, Mr. Pawan Kalyan, extended his support to the employees of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) in Visakhapatnam yesterday, local media reports. The JSP chief joined the employees in their fight to stop privatization of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). Pawan has also written a letter of appeal to the Prime […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan today said that, during the last eight years, the government has completed the dredging work of a total of 47 nearly dying rivers, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) – National News Agency of Bangladesh said in their latest announcement. The minister said this responding to a query made by treasury bench lawmaker […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today visited a beach renourishment project in Sandringham to launch the Port Phillip Bay Environmental Management Plan 2017-2027. The plan will help guide actions and investments over the next decade to ensure a healthy Port Phillip Bay that is valued and cared for by all Victorians, […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the dredging works for improving the navigability of river route from Mongla to Pakshi via Chandpur-Mawa-Goalanda, local media reports. The project aims at boosting navigability of the waterway for facilitating shipment of heavy equipment and goods at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the project, to be conducted by the […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Banagher, Co Offaly yesterday where works have started on a flood relief project at the Portavolla Estate. The works, which were approved under the OPW’s Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection scheme, are being led […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A 10-year Action Plan for flood mitigation projects to improve safety in Bundaberg is underway with the Palaszczuk Government honoring an election commitment and investing $4 million to get started on technical investigations, Queensland Government said in its latest release.  Minister for Local Government, Mark Furner, launched the 10-year Action Plan in Bundaberg today. “This is […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A significant project for the Gold Coast’s multi-million dollar marine industry is about to begin, Queensland Government said in its latest announcement. Minister for Ports, Mark Bailey, today announced $3 million funding towards the construction of the Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility. The facility has been planned and developed by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael councilor, Maria Doyle, welcomed minister for state at the office of public works and flood relief, Sean Canney, on April 4 to the area to discuss flood prevention measures for parts of Dundalk and Blackrock. During the visit, he met up with local residents, business owners and local interest groups to discuss the […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of a €2.8 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 harbor development and repair project in the country. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seán Canney, T.D. Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief visited Portrane and Burrow Beach last week to see the impact that coastal erosion is having on the area. “I am delighted to have been invited to visit Portrane today to see at first hand the impact that coastal […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, has expressed her unhappiness over the slow pace of the Jhelum River dredging program. The chief minister made these observations earlier this morning while visiting several dredging areas along the river, from Srinagar to Panzinara and Kreshibal. The engineers engaged in the project, undertaken to prevent future floods, […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryborough’s CBD is now more flood resilient thanks to a $6.03 million infrastructure project funded by the Queensland Government and the Fraser Coast Regional Council, the Department of the Premier and Cabinet just announced. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, who today inspected the completed works, said that the Maryborough CBD flood mitigation project […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will inaugurate the recently dredged Mongla-Ghasiakhali Channel today through a video-conference from her Gonobhaban residence. During today’s opening ceremony, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate eleven newly procured dredgers. A significant amount of material was removed from the waterway to make the 31 kilometer river route operational, the Shipping Ministry […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr Steven Miles, the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, announced yesterday that the Palaszczuk Government will help Mackay Regional Council to solve the Midge Point erosion issues. Dr Miles made the commitment during yesterday’s inspection of the beach with Mackay Regional Council Mayor Greg Williamson and […]