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  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced details of a €28m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s Local Authority owned small harbor network. In announcing the initiative, Creed said: “The €28m I am allocating for the 2017 Fishery Harbor and Coastal Infrastructure Capital Program represents a significantly increased […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary Coastal Management Group has been formed to focus on Old Bar and Manning Point as an interim step in developing a Coastal Management Program for the MidCoast region. With coastal erosion posing an ongoing challenge along the NSW coastline, the State Government has placed a high priority on Coastal Management, acknowledging MidCoast hot-spots […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. The vessels were inaugurated by the Bangladesh Minister of Shipping, Honorable Shajahan Khan. Also attending the ceremony were Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), Commodore Mohammad Mozammel Haque, Chairman, District […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UAE’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has won a $316 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a LNG terminal in India. According to the Emirates News Agency, NMDC last week presented plan for the construction of the terminal at Jafrabad in the Indian state of Gujarat. The presentation was attended by H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Approximately $1 million in grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed improve water quality and increase flood resiliency, NY DEC Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced. The funding is provided by the State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and is administered under DEC’s 2017 Hudson River Estuary Grants Program for Tributary […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Garret Graves was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on January 23. The Subcommittee oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency. As Chairman, Graves will play an expanded role in shaping legislation to […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $5 million for two harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they’re located, Wisconsin Department of Transportation said in its release. Created in 1979, Wisconsin’s Harbor Assistance Program helps harbor communities maintain and improve waterborne […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced its intentions to “restart” relations with leading Ukrainian and international dredging companies. Dredging works will become clear and predictable for businesses, and the transparency of the tender documents will be increased, the Acting CEO of USPA, Raivis Veckagans, informed on January 20 during a meeting with representatives of the transport […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has completed a $3.8 million reconstruction of the biggest jetty at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor. Transport Minister Bill Marmion said that the two-year improvement project had transformed Jetty 2 and was an important part of the harbor’s ongoing jetty replacement program. “The project involved a partial demolition, piling work and implementation […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for the 2017-18 coastal grants program to help plan for and manage Western Australia’s coastline, the WA Government just announced. Planning Minister, Donna Faragher, said that $600,000 is available to coastal managers and community groups through the WA Planning Commission’s Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) and Coastwest Initiative. “The Government […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Puducherry, V. Narayanasamy, kickstarted the dredging operations today at an estuary near the Vambakeerapalaym coastal village fishing harbor, the Business Standard reports. The main goal of this cleanup scheme is to remove the accumulated sand for easy movement of the fishing vessels. According to local media, there were complaints from more than […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More properties in Roma will be better protected from flooding with approval granted for Stage 2 of the Roma Flood Mitigation Project, the Queensland Government said in its latest release. Acting Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, Jackie Trad, approved the development application following a comprehensive reassessment. The Acting Premier called in […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new $2 million Queensland Government program will aim to reduce the amount of sediment washing off building and construction sites and flowing into the Great Barrier Reef and Moreton Bay. Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles said that the Palaszczuk Government has provided funding to deliver a four-year urban development erosion and sediment control program […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports and the Government of Ukraine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea. The paper was inked by Clemence Cheng, Managing Director Hutchison Ports Europe, and Volodymyr Omelyan, the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure during a visit by the Minister to the Port of Felixstowe. […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand Ministers Gerry Brownlee and Steven Joyce announced today a grant of up to $5 million to help with the post-earthquake restoration of Kaikoura Harbor. “This grant will ensure work can begin as soon as possible to dredge the harbor, which is a pivotal lifeline to the Kaikoura region,” said Acting Civil Defense Minister, […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group at its recent meeting in Carrick-on-Shannon took a major decision to develop a plan for a strategic maintenance program on the River Shannon. Programmed maintenance works have not been carried out on the Shannon for a significant period of time and silt and vegetation has built up […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The booth of Mordraga LLC at the exhibition “Transport of Russia – 2016” was visited by RF Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov, who was told about the work performed by the company under numerous maritime infrastructure and offshore projects across the Russian Federation. According to IAA PortNews correspondent, Mordraga LLC General Director Evans Dafydd and Technical Director […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A strong risk-based framework for sustainable maintenance dredging of Queensland ports, aimed to ensure protection of the Great Barrier Reef, has been announced by the government. The Maintenance Dredging Strategy for Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area Ports was jointly released by Ports Minister Mark Bailey and Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles, […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government’s $12 million QCoast2100 fund will assist another three local governments to help coastal communities prepare for the impacts of climate change. Environment Minister, Dr Steven Miles, said today that Townsville City Council, Douglas Shire Council and Livingstone Shire Council were all successful in their applications for funding, which is available to all coastal […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore will reclaim land through the development of a polder at the north-western tip of Pulau Tekong, an island north-east of mainland Singapore. This cost-saving method, to be used for the first time in Singapore, will be adopted by the Housing & Development Board (HDB) for the upcoming land reclamation project. This was announced by […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During this week’s trade mission to Indonesia, Royal HaskoningDHV signed two contracts with the Indonesian port operator Pelindo I for the development of Kuala Tanjung Port in North Sumatra. The company is part of the trade delegation, along with Dutch Prime Minister Rutte, Ministers Schultz van Haegen and Ploumen and State Secretary Dijksma, that is visiting […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rotterdam and Jakarta will be exchanging knowledge about urban water management and the effects of climate change for another three years. This was announced today, during Prime Minister Rutte’s economic mission to Indonesia where a new partnership agreement was signed. The exchange program, which is called ‘Dutch Training & Exposure Program Rotterdam – DKI Jakarta’, is jointly […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny T.D. and the Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Sean Canney, T.D., yesterday visited Craughwell, Co Galway where works are underway on the Dunkellin River & Aggard Stream Flood Relief Scheme. Speaking after his visit to the site, Mr. Kenny said: “Projects such […]

  • 12 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP) in Montevideo, Uruguay. The contract was signed by Mr Alberto Diaz Acosta, President of the Board of Directors of ANP, Mrs Gladis Liliana Peirano Rivero, Interim General Secretary of […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz, yesterday presented the improved section of the Dutch coast, in the West-Zeeuws Vlaanderen area. The completion of the last weak link on the Dutch coast means that the Dutch coast will be superstorm proof for the next 50 years. “In 2003, nine weak links were […]